MKV is a rarity in the world of explicitly authorized video. It’s quite abundant in the murky world of pirated TV shows. Native MKV support will make watching this content substantially easier on the Xbox One. Microsoft announced a huge new update to the Xbox One for MKV support although, there are still many issues when open and play MKV on Xbox One.
Why not all MKV files can be viewed on Xbox One? The basic reason is that different MKV files tend to have different video codecs and the codecs might not be compatible with the console. Well, how can you play those incompatible MKV files on Xbox One then? Searching the Internet and we learn the common solution is to convert MKV to Xbox One supported formats, and then transfer the converted files via the DLNA server.
To get the job done, Brorsoft Video Converter provides you with a quick and easy way. With it, you can easily convert any video file including kinds of MKV files to Xbox One accepted formats without quality loss. In addition to DivX files, this program also allows you to transcode MPG, VOB, TiVo, MOV, AVI to Xbox One for smooth playback. If you’re a Mac user, you can turn to Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac.
How to convert MKV files for playing on Xbox One
STEP 1: Load MKV files to the converter
Launch MKV to Xbox One Converter, and click Add button to import your source materials. Batch conversion is supported so that you can add multiple files for conversion at a time.
STEP 2: Choose 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.
STEP 3: Start converting MKV to Xbox One
Click the “Convert” button to start and finish the MKV to Xbox One conversion.
After the conversion, click “Open” button to quickly locate the generated video. Now you can stream the converted MKV videos to Xbox One with ease.