How to Play MKV on Xbox One Easily

Published on by Chris King

Have some MKV files and want to play MKV on Xbox One console? This article discusses how you can get MKV movies to play on Xbox One. Read on to learn details.

How to Play MKV on Xbox One Easily

As you see, Xbox One can bring you a total games and entertainment experience. You may want to set up your Xbox One to play videos like MKV with it as there’re a pile of MKV videos stored on your PC. While, something let your down- Xbox One doesn't support some of MKV files. How to solve the issue and play MKV on Xbox One with the best quality? Just seek for answer from this page.

As a matter of fact, it is officially claimed that Xbox One support MKV format. The point here is, only a part of MKV, unfortunately, is supported due to different codes. To ensure smooth playback of MKV files on Xbox One without any limits, the possible solution is to convert MKV to Xbox One most compatible format.

Being a professional video converter program, Brorsoft Video Converter is highly recommended to help you finish the MKV to Xbox One conversion task. This video converter offers quite effective solution for you to convert almost all the videos including MKV, AVI, MOV, MTS, FLV, TiVo, VOB, MPG... to Xbox One friendly videos without quality loss. It also allows you to adjust the video, audio parameter to get a decent output video that you want. It has an equivalent Mac version Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac , which can convert videos to Xbox One on Mac OS X (Mavericks and Yosemite included).

How to Convert MKV to Xbox One supported video formats

Step 1: Add MKV Files

Install and run the MKV to Xbox One Converter on your PC, click Add button to import your source videos .mkv. Batch conversion is supported so that you can add multiple files.

Step 2: Select output format

Click on the dropdown menu of "Format" and then move your pointer to "Zune/Xbox 360 Device"> "Xbox 360 HD Video (*.wmv), which fits on Xbox One as well.

Tip: Set output video quality

If you like, you can click "Settings" to change the video encoder, resolution, frame rate, etc. as you wish. According to my experience, the file size and video quality is based more on bitrate than resolution which means bitrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss, and vice versa.

Step 3: Start converting MKV for Xbox One

In the end, go back to the main interface and click the "Convert" button to start converting MKV files for playing on Xbox One. After the conversion, you can get the resulted videos by clicking the Open button. Then transfer the converted MKV video to Xbox One. Enjoy.

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