Converting MKV to WD TV without quality loss

Summary: This tutorial walks you through how to convert and play MKV files on WD TV with the best quality. Learn details.

No matter play media files from USB drives or watch content streamed from a home network, WD TV can always meet your needs. While, something frustrating, when playing MKV on WD TV, it has no sound or even WD TV can't detect the MKV files. Any fix to stream MKV to WD TV without issues?

As we know, WD TV is supposed to play MKV files. The point here is, MKV is a container, the codecs used for compressing video, audio and other data might be NOT supported by WD TV. So, WD TV won't play MKV video correctly sometimes. Luckily, there's a workaround that can make your MKV movies playable on WD TV- converting MKV to WDTV officially supported MP4 videos. Here we recommended you to use Brorsoft Video Converter, which is a powerful MKV to WD TV converter that enables you to encode MKV to MP4 for WD TV with high quality.

This video converting tool supports batch conversion and setting relative output parameters before starting to convert .mkv to WD TV. Besides MKV, it also supports encoding AVI, MOV, FLV, MPEG-4, MPEG-2, VOB, 3GP, MTS, etc. to WD TV compatible formats with ultra-fast speed and zero quality loss. If you are Mac users, please turn to the equivalent Mac version Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac to transcode .mkv files to WD TV on Mac OS X (El Capitan included). Once you download and install the video converter program, follow the steps below.

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Step-by-Step Guide on How to Convert MKV to WD TV

Step 1. Add MKV to converter

Run the MKV converter for WD TV. Click the "Add Files" or "Add from Folder" button to load MKV videos for converting.

Step 2. Choose output format

After the files are added, click Format > Common Video and set output video format as mp4 for playing on WD TV.

Step 3. Set advanced settings

By clicking the Settings icon, you can adjust video and audio parameters like codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, etc., in that way, you can take charge of the size and quality of the output files. In principle, the larger input values, the better output quality, but the corresponding larger file size.

Step 4. Start MKV to WDTV conversion

As soon as all the above settings are completed, you can press "Convert" button to start converting MKV to WDTV playable MP4 video. You can follow the conversion process via the pop-up windows.

After conversion is done, simply click "Completed" to back to main interface, and click "Open" button to find generated .mp4 videos. Afterwards, you can transfer the converted MKV clips into WD TV for playback on a big screen with ease.

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