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How to Connect a Computer to an HDTV to Watch Videos

How to Connect a Computer to an HDTV to Watch Videos

This article is about how to connect computer to HDTV for watching movies:

Step 1:Connect the HDTV to the computer using a video cable. (The cable you use for this step will depend on the video outputs that your computer has and the video inputs that your HDTV has.) common types of video connections shared by computers and HDTVs include HDMI, DVI, VGA and S-Video.

Step 2: Turn on the HDTV and select the input that you connected the video cable to in step 1. On most HDTVs this is done by pressing the “input” or “source” button either on the remote or on the front of the HDTV. Here, if you see an image of your computer desktop on the HDTV at this point, you can skip step 3 and proceed to step 4.

Step 3: This step depend on your computer’s operating system. Open the Control Panel from the start menu on your computer and select the “Printers and Other Hardware” shortcut. Select the “See Also” tab on the top of the window, and then click on the “Add Hardware” shortcut. Follow the on-screen instructions to add your HDTV as a second monitor for your computer.

Step 4: Change the resolution on your computer to a resolution that your HDTV supports. To change the resolution, right-click on your computers desktop and select “Personalize.” Click on the “Display” option on the bottom left of the window, then select “Adjust Resolution” in the upper left corner of the window. Most support 720p, some also support 1080p.

Now, you have successed connect the computer video to HDTV for playback. Sometime, we can`t import the kindle video, or other devcies vide oto HDTV for playback. However, Video Converter and Video Converter for Mac can help you convert all kinds of video from anywhere to HDTV supported MP4 formats, then, importing to HDTV for playback. These converting tool can also help you set the 1080P/720P resolutions or 16:9/4:3 aspect ratio etc.

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