Play 4k Video on Pc without Lag (Ultimate Guide)

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Hello guys, In this post i am sharing some tips to play 4k video on pc without lag. Playing 4K (Ultra HD) video consumes resources like processor, ram and graphic memory. Many user face lags while processing 4k video, so here are some steps you will need to follow in order to play 4k videos smoothly.

On Internet you can find many Media Player that claims to play 4k Video smoothly, but it realty they can’t do that. Some Media payer can do but here we are going to maximize your system performance to extract the true potential of your PC or Laptop.

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Some Media Players use Hardware Decoding for smooth playback but can can’t extract full potential from your hardware because media players are not allowed to modify your system graphics and power plan settings.

If you can’t upgrade your hardware then we will need tune your pc for smooth 4k playback.

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Play 4k Videos without Lag

4k videos can be playing on almost every pc, all we need is a good media player and updated graphics driver.

Update Graphics Driver to fix 4k Videos Lag

Update your windows. ( Enable Automatic Updates )

Update you graphics driver to the latest version. ( Use IOBIT Driver Booster )

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Change Power Plan to Increase System Performance

Change Power Plan to Maximum Performance

Maximize your Graphics Performance to Play 4k Video Smoothly

Change Graphics Performance to Maximum Performance

Clean all Junk files and fix Registry issues. ( Use CCleaner)

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Installing a Media Player that Supports 4k Playback

Download and Install K-Lite Codec Pack

K-Lite Codec Pack contains all codec that are required to play HD videos and it also support all video extensions including mkv,mp4,avi etc.

After doing All the Above Steps Restart you pc.

After Restart Open K-Lite Codec Pack and try to play that 4k video again.

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That’s all you are done. Enjoy your smooth 4k video playback. If you still having any problem comment below.

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