Recommended Software To Convert An MKV File

Even though an MKV file is very similar to the AVI, but it can contain a wider range of codec (especially the increasingly popular ones such as H.264, AAC and Vorbis). It’s also quickly gaining popularity as one of the common or standard forms of multimedia file’s container. However, it’s quite difficult to find a player that’s able to playback the contents in an MKV file, let alone our portable devices. So, it’s not a surprise at all if you’ve been prompted an error message in your attempts to upload an MKV file.

You’ll need to convert your MKV files prior to that, but what would be the best option though? Should you convert online or through a desktop converter? Check out the List of Online Video Converters available. If you’re looking for more features, try out the Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate. It’s compatible for download on both the Windows and Mac operating system.

Simply read through the step-by-step guide on you how you can convert your MKV files so it’s compatible for playback with your choice of portable device.

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Simply follow the steps below to convert or even edit your videos before uploading it onto YouTube.

1Import or upload files

You can either click on the + Add Files (by browsing through your local folders) or drag-and-drop your files directly onto the main interface. The uploaded files will be neatly organized and stacked up on top each another.

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Extra Features: You can also choose to Load DVD if you want to create a backup copy (either a softcopy or hardcopy) or burn your files onto a DVD. There are also loads of templates built-in so you can personalize your own menu.  

2Edit files

It’s basically an ULTIMATE choice among the available video converters! Other than being able to convert files, you can copy or burn DVDs. What’s more? There’s the built-in video editor for your convenience. Just click on Edit to crop, trim or perform whatever you need for your videos before conversion.

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3Select output format

The supported output formats is categorized into Favorite, Format and Device. You can easily browse through and select the output format that you want. For instance; you can select the brand and model of your portable device directly as shown in the screenshot below.

select output format

4Adjust settings

The settings will automatically be set to a default which is recommended for your files. However, you can also adjust it manually by clicking on the Settings. You can manually change the parameters to match your files. Once done, click Convert! Retrieve your converted files once the completion message pops up on your screen.

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Note: There’s an additional Download tab on top of your main interface where you can download your favorite clips from online streaming sites.

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