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MKV to Galaxy Converter: Convert MKV to Galaxy Supported Video Formats


"I downloaded some MKV movies and when I try to play the downloaded MKV on my Galaxy S7 I only get the sound, but no video. Why this happen? How to solve it?"

"I checked my Galaxy Note 8 Manual and found that MKV is supported by Note 8, but why I still can not play the MKV on Note 8?"

The following article will explain to you why users failed to play MKV on Samsung Galaxy products and how to successfully play all MKV on all Galaxy products.

Why Fail to Play MKV on Galaxy?

When we talk about Galaxy, we are actually talking about Samsung Galaxy which includes Galaxy S series, such as Samsung Galaxy S8/S7, Galaxy Note series, such as Galaxy Note 8/Note 7, Galaxy Tab series, etc. But no matter what Galaxy product you have, you may encounter the failure of playing MKV on Galaxy. From Galaxy website, we can clearly know MKV is Galaxy supported video formats. If you have some knowledge about MKV you will know that MKV is a container format which may be compressed with different codecs. Galaxy supporting MKV container format does not mean Galaxy support all codecs that compress the MKV format. From users feedback, we can know that VP8 and VP9 codec in MKV format are supported well. So if you MKV format is compressed with other codecs other than VP8 or VP9 you may encounter the MKV playback failure on Galaxy.

How to Successfully Play All MKV on Galaxy?

In order to play all MKV on all Galaxy products, we need to convert the unsupported MKV to Galaxy supported MP4 H.264, MKV VP8, etc. iDealshare VideoGo, as a professional MKV to Galaxy converter, can help to convert any unsupported MKV to Galaxy supported video formats.

  • Check out the key features of iDealshare VideoGo as follows:
  • Convert any unsupported MKV with any unsupported codec to Galaxy supported video format.
  • Convert any other unsupported WTV, MOV, RMVB, MTS, M2TS, etc to Galaxy supported video format.
  • Convert any unsupported video format to Samsung TV, Apple TV, iPhone, iPad, iPod, PSP, Zune and any other mobile, tablet, or device supported video formats.
  • Convert any unsupported audio format to Galaxy, Samsung TV, Apple products and other devices or applications supported audio formats.
  • Convert MKV to MP4 or to any other video format or convert between any two video formats.

Guide on Converting MKV to Galaxy

The following guide can work to convert any unsupported MKV, MOV, etc to Galaxy supported video formats.

Make Preparation: Free download MKV to Galaxy Converter

Free download and install the professional AVI to Android Converter (for Mac, for Windows), install and run it, the following interface will pop up.

MKV to Galaxy Video Converter - iDealshare VideoGo

Step 1 Import MKV file

The MKV file can be easily imported to iDealshare VideoGo by clicking the "Add file" button or using the drag and drop feature.

Convert MKV to Galaxy Supported Video Format

Step 2 Targeted output format setting

Select Galaxy MP4 H.264 as your output format by clicking "Profile" button >"Android" category>"Samsung Galaxy".

Step 3 Convert MKV to Galaxy

Finish your MKV to Galaxy supported video format conversion by finally clicking "Convert" button.