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How to Solve the Plex can't Read MKV Files Problem?

Definition of Plex

Plex is a media server application which imports video and audio content from pc, as well as network, and streams them to smart TVs, streaming boxes and mobile devices including Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Ouya, Roku, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Playstation 3 and Playstation 4. Plex can be applied on Windows, Linux, and OS X. Video and audio from video-sharing sites like YouTube, Vimeo, TEDTalks, CNN, etc. can also be loaded to Plex.

Formats Compatible to Plex

Plex supports MP4 video format encoding with H.264 and AAC. The Bitrate is 20 Mbps or lower. Therefore, in order to play MKV via Plex, the best solution is to convert MKV to MP4.

Best Option to Play MKV via Plex

As discussed above, the best option to open MKV files on Plex is to convert MKV to Plex compatible format MP4. Then all what we need is a reliable MKV to Plex MP4 converter, which is supposed to have no virus and advertisements, and no quality loss during the conversion. As a user-friendly app, this MKV to Plex converter should be simple to operate.

iDealshare VideoGo can fulfill what you need, the main function of which is to provide video and audio formats conversion. iDealshare VideoGo will enable users to transcode MKV to Plex supporting MP4 with simple clicks.

Instructions on How to Play MKV on Plex

Please follow the below step-by-step instruction on how to convert MKV to Plex to play MKV on Plex with iDealshare VideoGo.

Make preparation: Free download iDealshare VideoGor

Free download the professional MKV to Plex converter-iDealshare VideoGo(for Mac, for Windows), install and run it, the following interface will pop up.

MKV to Plex converter -iDealshare VideoGo

Step 1 Load MKV files

Two ways are available:

1.Drag and drop MKV files directly to this main interface of the MKV to Plex Converter.

2.Click "Add File" button to import MKV clips.

If you wish to convert more than one file, batch import and conversion will meet your need.

Almost all other video formats like MOV, AVI, WMV, ASF, MPEG, DV, etc. are also supported.

Convert MKV to Plex

Step 2 Define Plex supported MP4 as output video format

Click "Profile" button, and select MP4 as the output profile from the "General Video" category.

Step 3 Finish conversion

Click the BIG ROUND button at the right bottom side to finish MKV to Plex conversion. After that, you will easily open converted MKV via Plex.