Simply put, Sharp doesn't natively support MKV files. But MKV Shartp TV playback is still achievable. I'll show you simple way to manage to play MKV movies on Sharp 4K and FHD TV without any external device. For beginners, you can install the free, clean and practical video converter to losslessly convert MKV to Sharp TV-friendly formats for smooth playback.
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Can Sharp TV Play MKV?
Q: I am trying to set up a simple media movie box for my son and nieces. I have a Sharp LC-80LE650U 80-Inch Aquos HD 1080p 120Hz Smart LED TV and a large (8GB) hard drive full of MKV files (many 8-15 minute cartoons). However, Sharp Media Player seems not to display the MKV files for playback. does Sharp TV play MKV? How can I play MKV videos on Sharp TV?
When I plug my usb stick into my Sharp tv (which usually works for most files) it won't allow me to play MKV files. it just says 'Playback Not Available'. How can i play avi files on my Sharp PN-LE PN-LE701 70" 1080p LED-LCD TV?
Sharp 4K TV saying file not supported. How can I play MKV files on my Sharp 4K TV? I can connect my flash drive directly into the tv. When I try to play the avi files it tells me video codec not supported. Any help would be appreciated.
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Sharp TV Supported video formats
||Frame rate (fps)
H.264 - MPEG-4 AVC (part 10) (avc1)
MPEG-1/2 Video (mpgv)*
MPEG-4 Video (mp4v)*
Windows Media Video VC1 (WVC1)*
Up to 60
Up to 20
MPEG AAC Audio (mp4a)
MPEG Audio layer 1/2/3 (mpga)
Opus Audio (Opus)
Windows Media Audio Professional (WMAP)
*These codecs are supported on the Compute Module 3 only, including C651Q, C751Q, C861Q, C981Q, P404, P484, P554, P654Q, P754Q, V404, V404-T, V484, V484-T, V554, V554-T, V554Q, V654Q, V754Q, V864Q, V984Q, UN462A, UN462VA, UN492S, UN492VS, UN552, UN552A, UN552S, UN552V, UN552VS, UX552, UX552S, they are not supported on the Compute Module 4.
** This codec is supported on the Compute Module 4 only, including M431, M491, M551, M651, MA431, MA491, MA551, ME431, ME501, ME551, ME651, P435, P495, P555, it is not supported on the Compute Module 3.
Solution - Convert MKV to Sharp TV Supported Formats
The easiest solution to enable MKV playback on Sharp Aquos/4K/FHD/Android TV is to convert MKV to Sharp supported format. To do that, without quality loss or any further compatibility issue, it takes a good video converter tool. Here's a qualified one: Acrok Video Converter Ultimate, a clean, and powerful video converter that supports any input video format and helps you to convert your videos for matching specs of all kinds of platforms, including Sharp, of course. Free download this converter and follow the tutorial below to solve the issue now:
Play MKV files on Sharp TV by Converting MKV to Sharp TV Supported Video Formats
This quick-start guide uses Sharp TV MKV Converter Windows (Windows 10 included) version screenshots. The way to convert MKV for Sharp TV on Mac (OS X 10.6 or later) is almost the same. Just make sure you get the right version according to your computer operating system.
Load Sharp-incompatible MKV Videos into the Program
Launch the program after installation, load the MKV files into the software by click the "Add Files" button. Alternatively, just drag MKV files into the program. Then define the destination path at the "Output" box underneath for output files. You can play the loaded MKV video via right preview window.
Choose output format
For playing MKV on Sharp Aquos TV, 4K UHD TV, FHD Android TV properly, converting MKV to MP4 is a recommended move. Click on the output format section on the right side. Selecting the ready-made MP4 profile from "Common Video" category will convert your MKV movies to H.264 video/AAC audio codec (by default), which are perfectly supported by Sharp 4K TV and FHD TVs.
Convert MKV Files to Sharp TV-friendly Formats
At last, hit "Convert" button to start the MKV to Sharp TV compatible format conversion. After that, your formerly MKV files shall be smoothly recognized by Sharp TV. You can copy and transfer the converted video files to your USB flash drive, then insert it to your Sharp TV USB port for more enjoyment.