Samsung TV won't play some MKV files? Resolved
Generally, you can enjoy HD movies on your Samsung Smart TV with its USB port, or wired/wireless Internet access. However, you may get frustrated when add some MKV files to Samsung TV. That's because Samsung Smart TV supported video format is limited. From its official website we know that Samsung TV best video format is H.264 codec MP4 format. To play MKV on Samsung TV, you'd better convert MKV to the best compatible format for Samsung TV, so that you can avoid video playback issues.
The best video app we can recommend to help you finish the MKV to Samsung TV conversion task is Brorsoft Video Converter. This tool can help you convert MKV video to MP4 for Samsung Smart TV quickly and easily. In addition, you not only can transcode your videos to your Samsung TV, but also can encode your videos for portable devices, like Samsung tablet, Nexus, Surface RT, Kindle Fire HD, PS Vita, .etc with professional profile. If you are a Mac user and want to convert videos for playing on Samsung TV, just turn to Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac. Now download app and follow below guide to learn how to play MKV file on Samsung TV.
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How to convert and play MKV on Samsung Smart TV
Step 1. Add MKV movies to the converter
After installation, run the MKV to Samsung TV converter and drag .mkv files to the software interface to import the file. It supports batch conversion. If you wanna join MKV files into one, please check out the "Merge into one file" box.
Step 2. Choose Samsung TV friendly video
Click the "Format" drop-down button to select Samsung TV more compatible H.264 MP4 video from the "Common Video" category.
Step 3. Advanced settings(optional)
Before start the MKV conversion for Samsung Smart TV, you can click the Settings icon and adjust the video bitrate, codec, frame rate, audio sample rate, etc parameters. You can also click Edit to crop the source video so as to get the part you want and get rid of some black bars or even trim the ads part off.
Step 4. Start conversion
Click the "Convert" button to start converting MKV to Samsung TV supported video.
After finish the conversion, simply transfer the converted MKV files to your USB drive and then plug USB key directly into Samsung TV to successfully play MKV on Samsung TV without any trouble.