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[Off Topic] How to convert MKV video files for the Nokia Lumia 1020

Summary: A small, easy to follow, guide on how you can watch your MKV video files on the Nokia Lumia 1020, fast, easy and hassle free.

Nokia Lumia 1020 Specs

Display: 1280 x 768
Display Size: 4.5 inch
Display Type: AMOLED
Processor: 1.5GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4
Storage: 32GB
MicroSD: No
Battery Capacity: 2000mAh
Rear-Facing Camera: 41MP Pureview with Xenon Flash
Front-Facing Camera: 1.2MP
Weight: 158g
Dimensions: 130.4 x 71.4 x 10.4 mm
Complete specifications are available on

Video Playback (very good)

Playing videos on the Lumia 1020 is no different from any other Lumia device as it’s able to perform very well considering it’s powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 chip. The Windows Phone 8 interface allows you to do what you’d expect most video players to do, which is pause / play, rewind, fast forward, with no additional bells and whistles. It’s a pretty standard experience, although as long as you’re able to enjoy your video on your phone, then what’s to complain about?

Main video camera

*Camera video resolution: 1080p (Full HD, 1920 x 1080)
*Camera video frame rate: 30.0 fps
*Camera video zoom: 6 multiple
*Video playback frame rate: 30.0 fps
*Video playback codecs: VC-1, Windows video, H.264/AVC, H.263, MPEG-4
*Video playback file formats: MP4, WMV, AVI, 3GP, 3G2, M4V, MOV
*Video recording formats: MP4/H.264
*Video white balance modes: Cloudy, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Automatic, Daylight

So, it’s obvious that Nokia Lumia 1020 can’t support MKV video files. Then, is there any way to play MKV on Lumia 1020 this Windows 8 phone? I searched the solution, and found Brorsoft Video Converter is one of the easy workaround here. Just got this video convert app, I can fast convert 1080p, 720p MKV videos to a MP4, MOV video that fully supported by Lumia 1020 and then transfer to the phone for smooth playback. Apart from MKV, this video converter can also support a pile of video formats including MTS, FLV, MPG, TiVo, VOB, DivX… What’s more, it’s combined with Editing feature that means users can freely edit videos like cropping, trimming, adding watermark and so on.

Download Lumia Suported Video Converter (or get the Mac version)

Step 1: Run Nokia Lumia 1020 movie converter and click “Add Video” button to load your 1080/p/720p MKVs to the program. It supports batch conversion, so you can add multiple files into it at a time to do format conversion.

Step 2: Click the Format bar and follow Nokia > Nokia Lumia 900 MPEG-4 Video (*.mp4), which is also the optimal format for Lumia 920/1020/520.

Step 3 : Now you can further customize selected output format by adjusting its presets. Click on “Settings” and set video and audio parameters follow the recommended settings as the screenshot shows below.

Click option under “Edit” icon to start video editing. For example:

1. Trim: You can trim your video files to capture and convert your favorite video clips for playing on Nokia Lumia 1020.

2. Crop: You can crop your video area to remove the black video sides for playing on Nokia Lumia 1020 in full screen.

3. Effect: You can adjust your video effects by setting video contrast, brightness and saturation.

Step 4: Press the Convert button and start to convert 1080p/720p MKV to Nokia Lumia 1020 MP4 video immediately.

The MKV to MP4 convrsion will be finished at fast speed without any audio and video out of sync issues. Once conversion is done, you can click “Open” button to get the final output files for putting and playing .mkv files on Lumia 1020 with great entertainment.

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Source:How to convert MKV video files for the Nokia Lumia 1020

[size="4"]You can easily convert MKV files to MP4 format to watch MKV on Sony PS4/PS3/PSP via Plex with the help of Brorsoft Video Converter, a direct converter that converts just about any media file for Sony Playstation on Mac and Windows.

Question:MKV files on ps4 with Plex

"Hi, I just started using plex today so forgive me if I'm not explaining my problem clearly. I'm trying to stream mkv's from my computer to my ps4, I've tried it with other files and it works fine but I get the message "there was a problem playing this item" on the ps4 when I select to play an MKV. They do show up in the library etc "

How to stream MKV with DTS on Sony PS4 via Plex? The answer is easy.

The easy option is to convert MKV to Plex compatible video files then transfer the converted files to your Sony PS4. Along with some help from third party program, it can be done effortlessly. Here I will take Brorsoft Video Converter for instance to show you how to get MKV and Plex to play nicely.

For Mac users, you can turn to the equivalent Mac version Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac, which can convert MKV files to Plex Media Sever on Mac OS X (El Capitanincluded) without issue. Just get the right version and follow the steps below to convert MKV for adding to Plex Media Sever.

(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)

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[Guide] How to play MKV files via Plex for Sony PS4

Step 1: Load original MKV files

Click “Add” button on the main interface to load your MKV files to the program. (Drag&Drop function is included.)

Step 2. Choose the output format

Click on the dropdown menu of "Format" and then move your pointer to "PSP/PS3". From the sub-list, you can choose "PS3 Video(720P) MPEG-4(*.mp4)", "PS3 Video(1080P) MPEG-4(*.mp4)" as the target format for your PS4.

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 Plex Conversion

Tap the Conversion button on the main interface to start transcoding MKV to Plex Media Server MP4 format for Sony PS4.

The process will be finished soon. After the conversion, you can easily find the encoded MKV video clips in the destination folder by clicking “Open”button for playing and sharing to your Sony PS4/PS3/PSP via Plex Media Server.

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Source: Convert MKV to Sony PS4 playing with Plex


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