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Play MKV on MacBook Pro Guide- How to Convert MKV on Macbook Pro


Let's go to the point. We find some guys encounter issues when playing MKV on new 2016 Macbook Pro:

"I just got a new 2016 MacBook Pro. I ran into an issue when I attempt to open an MKV file. I prevents it and says it is a unverified app and I need to go into System Pref to Security to allow OS X to open it. It does this for all MKV files. Why is it treating them like an app instead of a file and is there a way to fix this. My 2009 Macbook Pro never had this issue."

As we know, QuickTime is the default video player on Mac. But QuickTime(including the latest QuickTime Pro 7) can't support MKV files well. One possible solution is to try install VLC and see if that makes a difference. If not, an ultimate solution is to convert MKV to MOV and then play with QuickTime on Macbook Pro. In this case, a versatile video converter is in need. Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac is such an excellent program that combines video converter, video editor, video player.

This Mac video converter is fully compatible with all Mac OS including macOS Sierra(See how to play MKV on macOS Sierra). With it, you can convert MKV videos to Macbook Pro playable files MOV with fast speed and high quality. Apart from MKV, it can also convert various other popular video formats including AVI, VOB, WMV, etc to Mac compatible video/audio formats. Download it now and start the conversion task.

Free download MKV converter for Mac:

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Step 1: Add your MKV videos

Import MKV files to the Mac MKV converter by directly drag and drop. Alternatively, you can click Add button to load them.


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 Macbook Pro. 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. When the conversion is done, you can find the converted file by clicking the open button. Then You can open and play MKV files on Macbook Pro without hassle.

Additional Tips:

In case you want to back up Blu-ray/DVD as digital copy and playback on Macbook Pro, you'd better get a more powerful tool- iMedia Converter Mac. It is an all-in-one video converter, DVD and Blu-ray ripper for Mac OS X. With it, you can batch convert HD/4K videos and BD or DVD movies to any file format on Mac OS X with fast speed and best quality.

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