How to Play MKV Files on TV (Samsung TV Included)
MKV is a relatively new video format that now enjoys increasing popularity on the internet. As a movie lover that holds a collection of awesome MKV files, it’s very likely that you want to share them with your family and friends via your big screen TV. However, as most TVs (Samsung TV included) fail to give support to MKV format, you need convert the downloaded MKV videos to the format supported by your television first. Here, Video conversion program: Wondershare Video Converter ( Video Converter Ultimate for Mac ) is highly recommended. With it, you can convert movies from virtually all formats to TV seamlessly without any effort. Below I’ll describe how to do it step by step..
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1 Import MKV files to the MKV to TV converter
Run this program and click the "Add Files" button to load your MKV files. The added movies will show as thumbnails.
After importing all of them, you can rearrange the order, add plug-in subtitles, or merge all files into one if necessary.
2Select TV compatible format as the output
Click the format image to reveal the output format list. To make the output highly compatible with your TV, you have below options:
- Choose a format type that your TV claims to support officially.
- Select MPEG format due to its high compatibility with most televisions that are available today.
- Choose Apple TV presets from the Devices category if you plan to enjoy them on Apple TV. Apple TV 2, Apple TV 3 are also included.
After choosing the output format, you can click the Setting button to adjust the bit rate, frame rate, resolution manually to better cater for your playback needs.
3 Edit MKV videos
Provided that you also want to rotate the original video 90 degrees, crop to full screen, trim out unwanted part, and more, the MKV to TV converter also provides imbeded editing feature to achieve it easily. To access the edit window, just click the "Edit" image button and all functions comes on handy.
4Start MKV to TV conversion
When everything satisfied, just hit the convert button to activate MKV to TV conversion. Now, you can let this program run in the background and make yourself a cup of coffee.
That's it! After conversion done, just click "Open Folder" and then transfer the files to your hard drive or play on your LCD via HDMI or USB.
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