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How to Play MKV on OS X Yosemite

After updating your system to Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10, you may find your MKV files couldn't be played. The reason is that MKV is not a Mac native format. And Perian, a plug-in used to play Windows media, doesn't support Yosemite and there is no upgrade news now. How to solve this problem? How can we play MKV on Yosemite smoothly? Well, this article will give you some hints.

To play MKV in Yosemite, we have an easy solution right here for you! Since MKV is not supported by QuickTime on Yosemite, you can try to convert MKV to QuickTime MOV. In this way, playing MKV on Yosemite with QuickTime(Learn how to install QuickTime 7 Pro for Yosemite) will be simple and easy. In this try, we recommend you Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac, which will surely be your best choice.

Working as the best MKV converter for Yosemite, it features at converting almost all the video, audio formats. The source and output file can be in any popular format, including MKV, MP4, AVI, VOB, 3GP, FLV, MOV, WMA, MP3, etc. Also it converts files without any third party plug-in installed. With this video converting program, you can fast and easily convert MKV to MOV for playing on Yosemite without any hassle. Download the software and follow the guide below to get MKV files playable on OS X Yosemite.


Step 1: Add your MKV videos

Import source video to the Yosemite MKV to MOV Converter by directly drag and drop. Alternatively, you can click Add button to load the MKV video files. On the right windows, you can preview your MKV files and take snapshots of your favorite movie scenes.


Step 2: Select output video format as MOV

Click on "Format" bar to select output format. This video app offers the QuickTime Movie Format for you. Or, you can also choose "Common Video -> MOV - QuickTime (*.mov)" as the output format.

Tips: Here you can also choose to encode MKV to .mp4, .m4v for playing on Mac OS X Yosemite. Plus, iPad, Apple TV, iPhone, iMovie, etc preset profiles are provides as well. You can choose any output format according to your playback preference.

Step 3: Start conversion

Hit the "Convert" button to let this smart converter start the MKV to MOV conversion on Mac Yosemite. When the conversion is done, you can find the converted file by clicking the open button. Then MKV will be available in your Yosemite, so that you can play MKV in Yosemite at ease.

Additional Tips: Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac not only works as video converter and player, it is also a video editor. It lets you personalize your source file by trimming, adjusting, adding watermark and subtitle. So, if you want a perfect converted file, you can try its editing function.

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