Can Xbox One (S) play MKV? Why Xbox One (S) won't play MKV sometime? This article will introduce the best Workaround to solve all Xbox One (S) MKV issues.
The ultimate games and 4K entertainment system let Xbox One S become one of the hottest console in the market. With its built-in media player app, you can play video and music files by USB drive or DLNA server easily. However, when play MKV on Xbox One (S), there are many users meet issues- "Xbox One (S) can not read MKV movies"... In this article, we just aim to solve the MKV to Xbox One (S) playback trouble for you.
As a matter of fact, it is officially claimed that Xbox One (S), Xbox 360 support MKV format. The point here is, only a part of MKV, unfortunately, is supported due to different codes. Well, how can you play those incompatible MKV files on Xbox One (S) then? The possible solution is to convert MKV to Xbox One (S) most compatible format.
Actually, it's easy to get the job done as long as you get Dimo Video Converter Ultimate. This video converter has been proven to be an outstanding MKV to Xbox One (S) converter. With it, you can convert different MKV videos to Xbox One S/Xbox 360 compatible H.264 WMV effortlessly. In addition to MKV files, this program also allows you to convert all videos in AVI, MP4, MPG, VOB, TiVo, MOV, etc to a decent format as you want.
What's more, with the built-in editor, you can trim, crop, add watermark, adjust special effect to your source video, so that you get the very part and effects at your will. If you are a Mac user, you can turn to Dimo Video Converter Ultimate for Mac (OS Sierra, OS X El Capitan included), which has the same function as the Windows version. Just get the right version according to your computer's OS and follow the step-by-step guide below to ensure smooth playback of MKV files on Xbox One (S) without any limits.
Download the MKV video converter on your computer, install and run the program, add .mkv videos by dragging and dropping or clicking "Add file".
Step 2: Select Xbox One (S) compatible formats
Click on the drop down menu of the Select Format, select "Device"> "Games" > "Xbox One S" as the target device.
Tip: If the default video/parameters can't meet your needs, just click Settings icon to adjust the video codec, bitrate, frame rate, audio sample rate, etc to get a decent video as you want. In principle, the larger input values, the better output quality, but the corresponding larger file size.
Step 3: Start MKV to Xbox One (S) conversion
After all necessary settings, you can hit the "Start" to start converting MKV to Xbox One (S) with best video settings. Once the conversion finished, click "Open" in main interface to quick locate the converted video. Then, you can stream the converted MKV movies to Xbox One (S) via DLNA or USB freely.
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