frequently asked questions
Can I put more than one movie on the MicroSD card?

Yes. The Dreamoc will play all supported movies on the card in numerical and alphabetical order. Once the last movie has finished playing, it will start playing from the top again.

Which movie formats are supported?


  • Video Codec: H.264, H.265, or VP9. H.265 (HEVC) is recommended for 4K.

  • Resolution: The maximum supported resolution is 4096x2160x60p.

  • Color Depth: 4K video can be encoded at 4:2:0 subsampling with 8 bits (Main Profile) or 10 bits (Main 10 Profile) of depth.

What is the maximum bitrate?

A constant bit rate (CBR) between 70 and 80 Mbps. These values apply to both the primary and secondary video decoders.

Does the Dreamoc XL5 have built in speakers?

Yes. Stereo speakers are built in, and remote control can easily adjust volume.

Can I get a remote control for my Dreamoc XL5?

Yes, a remote control is included with the Dreamoc XL5.

Can I make the Dreamoc XL5 interactive?

Yes, you can connect any computer or media player through HDMI, thereby achieving any type of interactivity you wish. We recommend and support a professional touchscreen solution.

Can I get spare parts?

Yes. All main components can easily be replaced. No service technician is required.

Can I use my own mediaplayer or computer to play content?

Yes, you can connect any external device using the HDMI input.

Can I add external speakers to my Dreamoc XL5?

Yes. The Dreamoc XL5 has a mini-jack audio output for connecting external sound systems or speakers. 

Which MicroSD cards should I buy?

It is important that MicroSD cards used for Dreamoc XL5 is of minimum Class10.

video tutorials
How to remove the LCD screen from the Dreamoc XL3/XL4/XL5

We guide you through the easy steps of safely removing the LCD screen from the XL5.

We recommend this as a two-person task.

How to change the optics on the Dreamoc XL3/XL4/XL5

A thorough walk-through on the different steps for removing the optics on the XL5, as well as assembling a new pair.  


Having problems playing your Dreamoc movies ? And are you using Mac?

It appears there can be a playback issue when copying movies from Mac to an SD/CF card. With the introduction of OSX 10.5 Mac changed the behavior of their hidden file structure. This is causing some compatibility problems across platforms in general. More information can be found here:

This tutorial shows you how to delete the hidden files and make your movie work when copied from Mac. There is no such issue when copying movies from PC.

Please note this software is not developed by Realfiction. This file/software is free to use at your own risk.

download area

Content Manual and guidelines

ZIP, English

Foil template for XL5

ZIP file

Smart frame stand assembly guide

PDF, English

Artwork template for the Smart Frame stand

Zip file

Smart Frame Stand infosheet

PDF, English

XL5 Product catalogue

PDF, English

User Manual rev 1.1

PDF, English

Attaching the touchscreen

Dreamoc XL5
PDF, English