How to Convert YIFY videos to Roku 3/Roku 2

Published on by Chris King

YIFY videos won't play on Roku? Don’t worry. This article gives tips and tricks to get YIFY .MKV movies playable on Roku 3, Roku 2 easily with the best quality.

How to Convert YIFY videos to Roku 3/Roku 2
I’ve downloaded some YIFY rip movies, all at the smallest file size. When I try to stream some YIFY videos to Roku, I found there exits the format incompatibility. After digging deeper into technical specs of the Roku, I got some clues. And in this page, I will introduce a simple way to enable you play YIFY download movies on Roku 3, Roku 2 without any limit.

As far as I know, YIFY videos use the newly popular x264 encoding software for the H.264/MPEG-4 codec, with the .mkv container, and later the .mp4 container(to ensure maximum compatibility), The point here is, MKV is well supported by Roku. That means if you got some YIFY .MKV to Roku 3/Roku 2, you may fail. A possible solution I’ve worked out is to convert TIF MKV to MP4 for more convenient playing and sharing.

Here Brorsoft Video Converter can help you easily and quickly convert YIFY MKV files to a decent format like MP4 for Roku keeping the best quality. Besides MKV, it can also convert among almost all popular video/audio formats, including MP4, MOV, AVI, WMV, FLV, MPG, MP3, OGG, WMA, etc. Plus, if you want to edit YIFY MP4, MKV movies with NLE system like Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, Window Movie Maker, this YIFY video converter can help you quickly encode YIFY videos to a most editable format. If you are using a Mac, please turn to Video Converter for Mac. Now download this tool and follow the instructions to convert YIFY videos to Roku 3, Roku 2 for streaming via Plex or other media server.

How do I get YIFY movies stream to Roku 3, Roku 2?

1. Add YIFY video files > Run the YIFY Video Converter program and click add button to import the .mkv files. And you can add multiple files to save your time for this program supports batch conversion.

2. Choose output format > Click Format bar and choose H.264 MP4 from Common Video, which can be recognized by Roku well.

3. Start converting YIFY movies > Finally, hit the “Convert” button at the bottom of the main interface to start the YIFY MKV to Roku 3/Roku 2 conversion.

Once the conversion finished, click Open to get the output videos. Afterwards, just stream YIFY video files to Roku 3, Roku 2 via Plex or other media sever easily.

More features of the YIFY Video Converter:

a. Edit or clip YIFY movies- Click "Edit" on the menu to trim, crop, add special effects to your source movies.

b. Advanced settings- With the right settings you can retain the quality of the original YIFI moive 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.

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