Solved – Samsung TV Won’t Play Some MKV files via USB Port

Failed to play some MKV files on Samsung TV after trying all your efforts? Follow this smart way to get rid of the incompatibility issue quickly.

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. The most common problem is, when you plan to play MKV files with Samsung TV, you may be able to do this, but may be unable to. So what’s the matter? Well, this depends on.

An MKV is just a container format, holding video, audio, image or subtitle files in it. The video and audio files in different MKV files can be encoded with different codecs. Your Samsung TV may refuse to play some of these MKV files with an unhelpful audio codec error message displaying right on your screen. For example, an MKV file with DTS audio can’t be rendered on Samsung TV. In this case, you’ll need to convert the MKV files to a fully compatible format with Samsung TV. Check out the solution here.

How to convert MKV to MP4 for Samsung TV

Step 1. Download EaseFab Video Converter, the software is a video transcoding tool, equipped with a codec pack that contains various codecs, including both mkv and mp4. The software is able to convert MKV 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 MKV to Samsung TV converter and drag .mov files to the software interface to import the file. It support batch conversion.

Step 3. Now click the Profile icon to reveal output panel. And and mouse cursor to TV and Players category to Select Samsung TV as the output format. The optimized output format will contains the best video settings for playback on your Samsung TV.

Step 4. (Optional) Click the “Settings” button and customize proper video/audio parameters if necessary. Video size, bitrate and fame rate are flexible and can be adjusted as you like.

Step 4. Finally, click the Convert button at the bottom-right corner of the interface to convert the MKV file to your Samsung TV. This Video Converter will finish the MKV to Samsung TV conversion in just a few minutes.

After conversion, you can transfer all the output files to a USB drive and then play them on Samsung TV via a USB cable.

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