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How to Play MKV Movies on LG Smart TV


When got a new LG Smart TV, most users are eager to know if LG TV will play .mkv files via USB. Well, as you've found out, some MKV files work and some just don't seem to be playable on the LG TV. What caused the problem? How to fix it? This article just aims to outline the best way to play MKV on LG TV perfectly with the best quality.

Actually MKV is a container format. Can LG TV support the MKV video really depends what is inside the file. For example, if that MKV has DTS-HD or Dolby True HD, the LG TV won't play the sound. Besides, Bit rate, resolution, etc will have a large part to play in this. Don't expect a TV to playback a high bitrate .mkv. The solution for you is to find a third-party tool to convert MKV movies to LG TV more supported video format, which can make everything easy.

Brorsoft Video Converter is one of the best options for you. The software is able to convert AVI, VOB, TiVo, FLV, MTS as well as MKV to LG TV friendly file formats like .divx, .mp4 without quality loss. Plus, it offers kinds of preset profiles for media players including Apple TV, iPad, iPhone, Nexus 7, Kindle Fire HD, Nook HD, Samsung Galaxy Tab, etc to meet your different needs. If you are Mac users, please turn to Video Converter for Mac. Download the software and we will share a quick solution with you.

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How to convert MKV for playback on LG TV

Step 1. Start MKV converter and drag the .mkv files to the software interface. Or you can click Add button to import the video. You can add several videos for converting at one time as this video converter supports batch conversion.


Step 2. Click Format bar to select a proper format like MP4 from Common Video profile, which can be viewed on LG TV perfectly.


Step 3. Before start the MKV conversion for LG TV, you can click the Settings icon and adjust the video size, video bitrate, codec, frame rate, audio sample rate, etc parameters, so that you can get a decent video on your Smart TV.

Step 4. Click the "Convert" button to start and finish the MKV to LG TV video format conversion.

After the conversion, connect the USB drive with computer and head to the destination folder where the converted files are stored; transfer the files to the USB drive then playback your MKV files on the LG TV.

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