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Can Android Phones/Tablets play 1080p/720p MKV movie files?

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 15, 2015 10:12 am    Post subject: Can Android Phones/Tablets play 1080p/720p MKV movie files? Reply with quote

Summary: Wondering if it's possible to be able to copy and play MKV files on Android? This guide shows the details about how to convert MKV to Android video format, let you play MKV ion Android phones/tablets freely.

One of Androidís major shortcomings is its lack of compatibility with many audio and video file types like MKV. You may find that you cannot play MKV on Android tablet/phones directly. If you want to get MKV files onto Android smartphones, tablets, you need convert MKV to Android friendly format i.e. MP4 or find an Android video player to get it support. This guide will tell you how to open and view MKV files on Android with two methods.

Method 1. Install an Android player for playing MKV

Generally, Android devices don't support MKV natively. One possible solution is to install an MKV player for Android like MX video Player, Rock Player, Mobo Player etc.

Pros: It lets you play MKV files on Android phones without conversion.
Cons: Some other formats are still unplayable with a third-party Android video player. Besides, some apps will slow down your device. The worst is that most video players can't handle 1080p and 4K video files well: movies would stutter & lag during playback.

Method 2. Convert MKV to Android friendly formats

Another way to play MKV movies on Android phone is to change MKV to Android compatible formats like MP4. To achieve it, you can use an MKV converter.

Pros: It helps you convert any type MKV files(including DTS encoded MKV) to Android phone/tablet readable format. You don't need to worry about the incompatible issue any more. Besides, with a video convert app, you can freely tweak the video bitrate, frame rate, resolution to get a decent video that playable on your Android phones.
Cons: It needs a third-party video converter app and will take some time for video conversion.

If you prefer the way, just follow the below guide on converting MKV to Android Tablets/Phones friendly MP4 video.

First download and install Brorsoft Video Converter. With it, you can fast convert MKV as well as VOB, WMV, AVI, MOV files to Android phone/tablet compatible video formats with excellent audio & video quality. Plus, lots of video presets are provided for kinds of Android devices like HTC phones, Samsung Galaxy S4, Note 4, Nexus 4, Nexus 7, Nexus 10, Motorola Xoom, Galaxy Tab 4, Kindle Fire HD, Nook HD, etc. with the best settings for playback on a certain Android device. What's more, some video editing features like trimming, cropping, adjusting video effects, etc. are provided to customize your videos. If you are a Mac user, please turn to Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac.

1. Run the top MKV to Android Converter. Click the "Add" icon to load source MKV videos. It supports batch conversion, so you are allowed to add multiple files to convert at a time.

2. Click Format bar and you can select the Android -> "Android Tablets 720P Video(*.mp4)" or "Android Tablets 1080P Video (*.mp4)", "Android Phones 720P Video(*.mp4)" or "Android Phones 1080P Video (*.mp4)" as the target format. Or you can directly choose a suitable video format depending on your certain device, including Nexus 4, Galaxy S3, Galaxy Note 4, etc.

Tip: Click the Settings icon to adjust video and audio parameters on the Profile Setting as you need to get the best quality video.

3. When all the settings are OK, click "Convert" button to start converting MKV to MP4 video for Android. When the conversion is over, click "open" to locate the converted video files. After that, you can connect your Android to computer via a USB cable and transfer the MKV videos to your Android phones/tablets for playback with ease.

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