How to Put MKV to Galaxy S6/S6 Edge

Published on by Chris King

You may want to add MKV to Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge for playback the movie. However, Galaxy S6/S6 Edge does not support MKV format. Fortunately, there is an easy way to fix this issue.

How to Put MKV to Galaxy S6/S6 Edge
I just bought a Galaxy S6 and was excited to put it to use. Does Galaxy S6 play MKV? Based on my own experience, generally Android devices can’t support MKV format well due to its complex video and audio codec. For example, MKV in DTS audio is not acceptable by Android including Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge. For those who’re eager to play MKV on Galaxy S6/S6 Edge, I’d like to share some tricks to get rid the incompatibility issue.

Yes, we’d accept the truth, not all .mkv files can be supported by Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge. If the MKV is encoded with other video or audio codec like MPEG-2, WAV and etc, we will fail to view MKV files on Galaxy S6/S6 Edge. So, how to prepare your MKV videos for playback on Galaxy S6, S6 Edge? Luckily, there's a workaround for you- encoding MKV to Galaxy S6/S6 Edge officially supported MP4 videos.

To begin, free download Brorsoft Video Converter (or the Mac version.)

The software has a codec pack that enables conversion between different video and audio file formats, it can convert MOV, FLV, MPG, AVI, VOB, MKV to Galaxy S6/S6 Edge supported file format such as .mp4 with the best quality.

How to convert MKV to Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 Edge supported file format

Step 1. Start video converter for Samsung Galaxy; drag and drop the MKV files to the software window to import.

Step 2. After the files are added, click Format > Common Video and set output video format. here you can select "Samsung > Samsung Galaxy S III Video (*.mp4)" as the output format, which is a format specially designed for Galaxy S3 but also works for the S6, S6 Edge perfectly.

Tips: There are also some optional tinkering you can take to make the videos look better on your Galaxy S6, S6 Edge screen, such as changing the aspect ratio or specifying the video resolution. Just click the Settings icon to do it.

Step 3. Finally, hit the Convert button to star converting MKV to .mp4 for Galaxy S6/S6 Edge playback.

After the conversion is completed, transfer the converted videos to your device. Now you can enjoy your MKV movies with Galaxy S6/S6 Edge in HD quality.

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