Movie Watching Guide for the BB Bold

Written by:  Asheesh • Edited by: Simon Hill
Updated Jun 28, 2011
• Related Guides: Blackberry Bold | Blackberry | Movies

If you want to watch movies on your BlackBerry phone then you will need to convert them to a different format. Changing the format of the movie is very easy, and it is described below in simple steps.

Nowadays people like to watch movies on their mobile phones. This is due to the advanced features of phones that allow users to watch movies anywhere and any time. However, it’s usually necessary to convert the video or movie to a format that your mobile supports. This is due to the screen size and the movie source.

If you like to watch movies on your BlackBerry phone, you need to follow the steps given below to convert the format of the movie. Here's how to get converted movies for the BlackBerry Bold (this process should work for other BlackBerry models too).

Find the Video Converter Software

Any Video Converter First of all you will be required to download video converter software to convert to a movie format that is supported by the BlackBerry Bold phone. The best recommended video converter software for BlackBerry is Any Video Convertor. This software is very powerful and can convert your movies into almost all formats. The BlackBerry Bold supports three formats of video and they are, 3GP, WMV, or MP4. You can convert DivX, XviD, MOV, RM, RMVB, MPEG, VOB, DVD, WMV, AVI, and FLV into BlackBerry Bold supported formats with this software. You should first download the trial version of the software. However, you can buy it for $45.00.

Start the Software and Load the Movie

  • If you want to add a movie from a DVD then it’s better to copy it to your computer. It will save you time and the software will convert it accurately.
  • Now, start Any Video Convertor by pressing its icon present on the computer screen.
  • The software will ask you to add the movie, just browse to the movie which you want to convert.
  • After uploading the movie, choose the output format from the Profile drop down list.
  • BlackBerry Bold supports only three formats that are mentioned above. You have to choose only from them. You will find these options on the output format list.
  • You can select the video size from the video option provided in the right panel.
  • The Blackberry has a 480x320 half-VGA color LCD screen. Therefore, you should choose video resolution in between 320x240 and 480x320.
  • This software allows you to change a few more things such as Video Codec, Video Bitrate, Audio Codec, Audio Bitrate, Audio Channel, Disable Audio, and more. You can change any of them or change certain segments according to your preference.

Start the Conversion

After selecting the desired format and desired changes in other options, you just start the conversion of the movie. Press the Encode button provided in the software window, and the software will start the conversion. You can see the length of the converted movie and the time remaining throughout the process.

Find the Converted File

  • When the process is finished then go to the left panel of the software.
  • Click on the respective format label.
  • Click on the Converted file, which is located in the middle window.
  • Select Open File Location, and check the location of the converted file.
  • Now, connect your phone to transfer the converted file.

This is the procedure through which you can get converted movies for your BlackBerry Bold. The process involves downloading good video converting software and its application to convert the format of the movie. Now, you can enjoy any movie any time anywhere you want. If you transfer lots of movies and videos to your phone, it will be like a hub of fun for you.



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