MPG/MPEG is not a Surface-compatible format. If you have a lot of MPG/MPEG files and want to watch them on your Surface Pro, you’ll have to convert MPG/MPEG to Surface Pro using a third-party software tool. The reason you cannot play MPG/MPEG video on Surface is simple; the player built in Surface cannot find a suitable decoder for the file. So you will meet kinds of errors when you playing them on Surface. This article presents how to accomplish the MPG/MPEG conversion task using such a tool. With it, I’ll bet you can easily enjoy your wonderful MPG/MPEG digital content on Surface with the original audio and video quality. For Mac users, you can download the Video Converter for Mac, while for Windows users, Video Converter for Win is their choice. The MPG/MPEG to Surface conversion process is very simple. There is an optimized preset you can directly select as the output format. When the conversion is over, you can sync the output file to Surface. The following is the detailed steps on the basis of Mac platform. For Windows users, you can also refer to this guide because the operation procedures are highly similar. Step 1. Run the Mac MPG/MPEG to Surface Pro Converter and load your source MPG/MPEG files into it. After you launch this app, you need to load your MPG/MPEG files. To do this, you can click “+” icon to import your source files, or click “File -> Add Video/Audio or Add from folder”. Step 2. Set output format and customize output settings. If you want to select the optimized preset for Surface Pro, you can click the format icon in the “Output Format” pane, open the drop-down format list, and then go to “Format -> Common Video > H.264 Video (*.mp4)” to use it. Meanwhile, you may press “Settings” and change the audio/video parameters. The task info shows estimated sizes of each file. Generally the lower bitrate you use, the smaller the output video is, and the less space it takes. Step 3. Start to convert MPG/MPEG to Surface Pro on Mac. Hit “Convert” to convert MPG/MPEG files to Microsoft Surface. When the conversion is over, an “Open” option will be available. You can directly hit it to find the output files. And then, you can sync the output files to Surface Pro. If you have no idea about how to transfer meida files to Surface, click the link to learn it. For more info about Surface.