This article is going to answer the questions about how to play MKV videos on Philips TV through USB port.
We know that we have many ways to play movies on the playback devices, the most popular device is the Philips TV. The Philips TV can let you play movies, videos on it via USB or other storage mediums. As a professional staff on science and technology, I have met many kinds of problems about playing movies on Philips TV, the most of the problems is that how to play MKV movies on Philips TV via USB. Many people meet the same problem that Philips TV say that the MKV can’t be recognized when they play MKV on Philips TV via USB.
Maybe someone will recommend installing DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance?) to play MKV medias on Philips TV. But many DLNA users find that even if with the installation of DLNA at the expensive price, Philips TV still won't play MKV or they can just play part of MKV. And some older models of Philips TV can't support to install DLNA. To fix these problems, the effective and simple way is to change MKV to a fully compatible format with Philips TV. Brorsoft Video Converter, as the best Philips TV converter, is winning more and more credits and public praises.
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This program features high efficiency and seamless conversion. With it, you don't need to know what is the audio or video codec in the MKV format that'll be best for your Philips TV. You just need to choose the among the optimized presets for Philips TV and this program will do the rest for you. Besides MKV, the program can also transcode MTS, MPG, FLV, XAVC, MOV, AVI, TiVo and more videos to optimized preset profiles for media players including iPad, iPhone, Nexus 7, Nexus 10, Nook HD, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Galaxy S5, etc to meet your different needs. If you are a Mac user, please turn to Video Converter Mac (El Capitan included), which has the same function as the Windows version.
Simple steps to play MKV files on Philips TV
Step 1. Import MKV videos
Run the Philips TV Video Converter and then directly drag and drop the MKV videos to the program. Batch conversion is supported so you can add multiple files to convert at a time.
Step 2. Choose the output format
Set output video format as H.264 MP4 under Format > Common Video. In general, mp4 is a well-accepted file format for its ability to save memory storage and keep up the video quality. Here 3 H.264 presets "H.264 Baseline Profile Video(*.mp4)", "H.264 Main Profile Video(*.mp4)", "H.264 High Profile Video(*.mp4)" are supported.
Tip- Advanced settings: With the right settings you can retain the quality of the original video while also saving space. This is particularly helpful when streaming over your network. Simply click Settings bar and you can tweak the settings to your satisfaction and even save it as preset.
Step 3. Start transcoding MKV to Philips TV
Click the Convert button at the bottom-right corner of the interface to convert the MKV file to your Philips TV. This Video Converter will finish the MKV to Philips TV conversion in just a few minutes.
After conversion, you can transfer all the output files to a usb drive and then play them on Philips TV via a USB cable or you can directly stream them over DLNA or using Plex media server.
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