How to Play MKV on Samsung TV

Can Samsung TV play the MKV files? When you try to do it, your TV may refuse to play some of these MKV files with an unhelpful audio codec error message displaying right on your screen. If so, you'll need to convert the MKV files to a fully compatible format with Samsung TV. Check out the solution here.

An MKV is just a container format, holding video, audio, image or subtitle files in it. The video and audio files in different MKV files can be encoded with different codecs. For example, an MKV file with DTS audio can't be rendered on Samsung TV. A professional MKV to Samsung TV converter lets you convert any MKV files to best fit the TV. It's the Wondershare Video Converter.

With it, you don't need to know what is the audio codec in the MKV format that'll be best for your Samsung TV. You just need to choose the among the optimized presets for Samsung TV and this program will do the rest for you. A while later, the video conversion will be finished and you'll be able to watch the awesome media content on Samsung TV without having to compromise on the quality.

Just download, install and launch this great Samsung TV video converter and then follow the tutorial to play the MKV file on your Samsung TV smoothly.

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1 Import MKV videos

This program offers you two doable ways to upload your MKV files. You can either click the  button to browse your hard disk or local directories and load the target files or simply drag your local MKV videos onto the interface. The uploaded files will be shown as thumbnails.

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2 Choose the optimized format for Samsung TV

Hit the Output Format drop-down menu and go to Device>TVS to select Samsung TV as the output format. The optimized output format will contains the best video settings for playback on your Samsung TV.

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3 Play MKV on Samsung TV

Click the Convert button at the bottom-right corner of the interface to convert the MKV file to your Samsung TV. This Video Converter will finish the MKV to Samsung TV conversion in just a few minutes.

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After conversion, you can transfer all the output files to a usb drive and then play them on Samsung TV via a USB cable.

Here is the brief video tutorial.

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