The vast majority of the recently launched mobile phones have video playback capabilities. Indeed, they have small displays with low resolutions, but nonetheless they offer people the opportunity of watching video files. On the other hand, there are a lot of persons that don't have even the slightest idea about getting a video file on their mobile device so a few methods are going to be presented in the following lines.
Users can download certain video files from specialized sites that are offering plenty of choices for a specified fee for each download or a monthly or yearly subscription, this being the most accessible method. People can also exchange files with friend using the Bluetooth or Wi-Fi connections available on their mobile phones.
The most complicated method is also the one that offers the most possibilities, letting the user choose from the whole variety of videos available on the Internet. A regular user can transfer video files from his or her computer after following a few steps. First, after selecting the desired file, the user needs a video editing software that allows him to re-encode the file in to a supported format at the mobile phone's resolution. It is recommended not to choose high values for video and audio bit rates as it would lead to poor playback performance on the mobile device. After doing this, the file has to be saved and then transferred to the mobile phone using a data cable or a card reader if available. This can also be done using the Bluetooth or the Wi-Fi connection.
People have many options of getting video content on their mobile phones, some being free but a bit complicated and some simple but requiring a fee, so it depends on the user which one of the methods presented above will be chosen.