My Samsung TV won’t play some MKV files- Solution

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My Samsung TV won’t play certain MKV files, it’s maybe 1/20 MKV files. I’ve tried some ways but it still won’t play…

Get some tech support from online, I got know that some video formats will use different settings and encodings for audio, it seems that my Samsung TV will only take a specific type of .mkv, your best bet is to format the other videos into the exact same way as the video can work or hook up a laptop/computer to your TV and play your videos through that.

Got some detailed info of my MKV files, and found DTS encoded MKVs are usually what won’t play well on my Samsung TV. And from Samsung TV official website we know that Samsung TV best video format is H.264 codec MP4 format. To playing MKV files on Samsung TV, we’d better convert .mkv to the best compatible format for Samsung TV, so that you can avoid video playback issues. I’ve tried the solution; it really works. Here I will share a quick solution with you. Follow me.

How to convert and play MKV on Samsung Smart TV:

1. Download Brorsoft video converter, the software is a video transcoding tool, equipped with a codec pack that contains various codecs, including both mkv(.*dts support) and mp4. The software is able to convert MKV, AVI, MTS, WMV, MOV, MPG… any popular video files to a decent format you need. Plus, it offers kinds of preset profiles for media players including iPad, iPhone, Nexus 7, Nexus 10, Nook HD, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Galaxy s4, etc to meet your different needs. If you are Mac users, please turn to Video Converter for Mac.

2. Start MKV to Samsung TV converter and drag .mkv files to the software interface to import the file. It support batch conversion.

Tip: If you wanna join MKV files into one, please check out the “Merge into one file” box.

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3. Set output video format as H.264 MP4 under Format > Common Video. In general, mp4 is a well-accepted file format for its ability to save memory storage and keep up the video quality.

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Tip: Before start the MKV conversion for Samsung Smart TV, you can click the Settings icon and adjust the video bitrate, codec, frame rate, audio sample rate, etc parameters. You can also click Edit to crop the source video so as to get the part you want and get rid of some black bars or even trim the ads part off.

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4. Hit the Convert button; this video converter will start to convert .mkv to mp4 for playing on Samsung TV immediately.

After the conversion is over, head to the destination folder where the converted files are stored, and then you can play (1080p) MKV files on Samsung TV smoothly. Enjoy.

How to watch MOV files on Samsung TV from USB/Hard drive

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A smart Samsung TV is a big entertainment in our daily life. Most of you would like to transfer some downloaded video files onto it for enjoyment on the big screen. At the same time, problems arise, which format is best for Samsung Smart TV? What format is supported by Samsung TV?

Samsung LED, LCD, and 3D Smart TVs are very popular in the market; many customers bought Smart TV to play high-definition movies on it. Nowadays it is convenient to put movies on USB flash drive and play on Samsung Smart TV via USB port, but many users have video playback problems when they play video like MOV, AVI, MKV, VOB, WMV, MPG, etc on Samsung Smart through USB, the main problems are caused by video formats.

Samsung Smart TV supported video format is limited, from Samsung TV official website we know that Samsung TV best video format is H.264 codec MP4 format. To playing MOV files on Samsung TV, you’d better convert .mov to the best compatible format for Samsung TV, so that you can avoid video playback issues. Here I will share a quick solution for you. Follow me.

How to convert mov to mp4 for Samsung Smart TV:

Step 1. download Brorsoft video converter, the software is a video transcoding tool, equipped with a codec pack that contains various codecs, including both mov and mp4. The software is able to convert apple QuickTime mov to various video file formats. Plus, it offers kinds of preset profiles for media players including iPad, iPhone, Nexus 7, Nexus 10, Nook HD, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Galaxy s4, etc to meet your different needs. If you are Mac users, please turn to Video Converter for Mac.

Step 2. Start MOV to Samsung TV converter and drag .mov files to the software interface to import the file. It support batch conversion.

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Step 3. Set output video format as H.264 MP4 under Format > Common Video. In general, mp4 is a well-accepted file format for its ability to save memory storage and keep up the video quality.

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Tip: Before start the MOV conversion for Samsung Smart TV, you can click the Settings icon and adjust the video bitrate, codec, frame rate, audio sample rate, etc parameters.

Step 4. Hit the Convert button; this video converter will start to convert .mov to mp4 for playback on Samsung TV through USB drive in no time.

After the conversion is over, connect the USB drive with computer and head to the destination folder where the converted files are stored, transfer the files to the USB drive then plug the drive in the Samsung TV. Enjoy.