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How to Convert YIFY .MKV movies for playback anywhere

As a movie fan, you will be familiar with YIFY Torrents, form where you will be able to browse and download all YIFY rip movies in excellent DVD, 720p, 1080p and 3D quality, all at the smallest file size. This was achieved using the newly popular x264 encoding software for the H.264/MPEG-4 codec, with the .mkv container, and later the .mp4 container, (to ensure maximum compatibility.) Whereas, there still exits the format incompatibility of YIFY movies with some media devices like YIFY .MKV movies with xbox360 or PS3. And in this page, we will introduce a simple way to enable you play YIFY download movies without any limit.

The file size and quality combination that YIFY is converting movies down to is amazing. They are taking 1080p Blu-rays and converting them to (on average) 1.5gb to 2.2gb .MKV or .MP4. In usual, you can play the MP4 downloads on your kinds of devices like PS3, PS Vita, Galaxy Tab, PC smoothly, but while playing YIFY .mkv files, some of your portable devices like PS3, Xbox360, Galaxy Tab, Apple TV, iPad, Roku, etc can't read the format.

To convert TIFY files(especially the .mkv) for more convenient playing and sharing, what you need is a third-party program that can accomplish the task. Here Brorsoft Video Converter is highly recommended. With it, you can easily and quickly convert MKV files to a decent format like MP4 you want keeping the best quality. Besides MKV, it can also convert among almost all popular video/audio formats, including MP4, MOV, AVI, WMV, FLV, MPG, MP3, OGG, WMA, etc. Plus, if you want to edit YIFY MP4, MKV movies with NLE system like Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, Window Movie Maker, iMovie, Final Cut Pro, this YIFY video converter can help you quickly encode YIFY videos to a most editable format. If you are using a Mac, please turn to Video Converter for Mac.

Download YIFY Video Converter:

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How to Convert YIFY 1080p movies

After downloading the converter, install and run it. Note that this guide uses the screenshots of Video Converter Windows (Windows 8 included) version.

Step 1: Add YIFY Downloads

Click Add button to add YIFY MKV videos to the program. You can also directly drag the video files into the program. And you can add multiple files to save your time for this program supports batch conversion.


Step 2: Edit or clip YIFY movies (Optional)

Click "Edit" on the menu to trim, crop, add special effects to your source movies.


Step 3: Set output options

You can then select an output format and specify a directory on your computer to save the output files. If you want to convert YIFY movies for portable device and don't know what formats your device supports, you can just select the format according to the device name.


Tip: You can also configure the parameters like resolution, frame rate, encoder and bit rate for video, and sample rate, channel, encoder and bit rate for audio and save it as your own profile.

Step 4: Start conversion

After all necessary settings and editing, simply press the "Convert" button to start the YIFY 1080p movie conversion. Within a few minutes, you can get the converted video files you want by clicking the Open button. Just sync them to your mobile devices, so that you can play and share anytime anywhere.

Quick-Learn: MKV vs MP4

By simple comparison, MP4 is the deemed standard format for video files while MKV is an open source video file that works very similar to it. As a matter of fact, the video outputs between the two file formats are almost the same that users rarely spot any disparity.

However, the main difference lies upon the user's application of these video formats. For portable devices, MP4 is the better choice because of its very light and very compressed nature. However, if you're playing videos off the internet, MKV is more ideal. This video format is ideal for video streaming because it efficiently maximizes bandwidth and requires a rather low storage space when playing the file.

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