Have you got some H.264 MKV videos or H.265 HEVC MKV movies for playing on Windows 10? Maybe you have got problems to play MKV movies on Windows Media Player on your Windows 10 or Windows 8.1 computer. In this article we would like to share the easiest way with you to play MKV on Windows Media Player, no matter H.264 MKV files or H.265 HEVC MKV files, you will be able to play them on Windows Media Player smoothly.
Windows Media Player MKV Playback Questions
“Hello, I like watching movies so I downloaded a lot of movies on my computer, most movies are in MP4 format and they can be well supported by Windows Media Player, but some movies are in MKV format and not be played by Windows Media Player, what’s wrong with the MKV files? What program can help me to play MKV on Windows Media Player without problems? Thanks for your help.”
“How can I get MKV movies to be supported by Windows Media Player? I like playing videos or movies through Windows Media Player on my laptop, I will go travel in the next few days so I want to use Windows Media Player to play my MKV movies on the go, I have some MKV movies in different codecs, such as H.265 HEVC, H.264, etc. in this case not all the MKV movies can be supported by Windows Media Player, such as I am not able to play H.265 HEVC MKV movies on Windows Media Player, is there a program that can help me to convert unsupported movies to Windows Media Player supported formats? Any suggestion is appreciated, thanks!”
Windows Media Player is one of the most popular players on Windows 10 and Windows 8.1, there are a lot of users choose to use Windows Media Player to play their movies and videos, it is so convenient. But, due to the different formats and codecs, the Windows Media Player can’t support all the movies, the two questions showed above is asked by Windows users, as they have download some movies and they have problems to play MKV on Windows Media Player smoothly. If you have tried to play MKV on Windows Media Player but failed, you may have known that not all the MKV videos are supported by Windows Media Player, in this case how can we load MKV movies to Windows Media Player and then play MKV movies on Windows Media Player smoothly?
The easiest method to play any MKV movies on Windows Media Player 12, 11 and 10 is to convert unsupported MKV movies to compatible formats for Windows Media Player, such as convert MKV movies to H.264 MP4 format, convert MKV to WMV format, convert MKV to MOV format, etc. and then you won’t have MKV to Windows Media Player playback issues anymore. To other unsupported movies, you can also use this method to solve the playback issue.
Best MKV to Windows Media Player Converter
Acrok Video Converter Ultimate is the best MKV converter on the market, it can convert 4K UHD videos as well as full HD videos to any format that you need, such as convert H.265 HEVC MKV movies, convert MKV movies to MP4, MOV, AVI, M4V, etc. you can also use this program to convert HD videos like MTS, M2TS, H.265 HEVC MP4, MOV, MXF, etc. nearly all the videos are supported to import and convert. What’s more, Acrok Video Converter Ultimate is able to rip the latest Blu-ray and DVD disc movies, such as rip Blu-ray to MKV format, rip Blu-ray to MP4, rip Blu-ray to MOV, convert DVD to MKV or MP4, etc. it is very powerful. No matter you use Windows computer or Mac computer, you can use this MKV to Windows Media Player converter on both operating systems.
Free download MKV to Windows Media Player Converter
What Acrok Video Converter Ultimate can do for you?
1. Convert MKV to Windows Media Player supported format;
2. Convert H.264 MKV files or H.265 HEVC MKV files and more;
3. Convert 4K UHD videos or 1080p videos for Windows Media Player;
4. Convert Blu-ray disc movies to Windows Media Player;
5. Convert DVD movies to Windows Media Player;
6. Work as MKV player, Blu-ray player or DVD player.
Supported popular players and devices include: Windows Media Player, QuickTime, LG V50 ThinQ, Nokia 9 PureView, Sony Xperia 1, Galaxy A80, LG G8 ThinQ, Huawei P30 Pro, PS4 Pro, iPad Air 2019, Xperia 10 Plus, iPad mini 5, Galaxy S10, Moto G7 Power, Sony 4K Bravia Smart TV, Samsung 4K TV, Google Pixel, etc.
Convert and play any MKV movies on Windows Media Player
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Install MKV Video Converter
Please download Acrok Video Converter Ultimate software from the link, install this Windows Media Player MKV converter on your computer, you can choose Windows version or Mac version to use, both versions can convert MKV movies or other videos for you, this program can also work as H.265 converter to help you deal with H.265 HEVC MKV files.
Load any .mkv Files
Run this MKV to Windows Media Player converter, you will see the program’s main interface, there’s “Add Files” button on the top left corner, please click it to load your MKV movies that you want to convert.
Set Output Format
In this step you will to select the supported format of Windows Media Player. Click format column and choose output format according to your need. To convert MKV to Windows Media Player, we recommend you to choose “Common Video -> H.264 MP4 Video (*.mp4)”, this format is well supported by Windows Media Player and many playable devices, such as Samsung Galaxy S10, LG V50 ThinQ, Apple iPad mini 5, iPad Air 2019, iPhone XS Max, etc.
Tip: If you want to change the output parameters before you convert MKV to Windows Media Player, you can click Settings button on the MKV converter to adjust the video resolution, bitrate, frame rate or other parameters, if you don’t need to adjust please skip this step.
The last step is to click convert button to start MKV to Windows Media Player conversion process. After conversion just click the "Open" button to locate converted video files for playing on Windows 10 smoothly.
Acrok Video Converter Ultimate will begin to convert your MKV movies or other videos immediately, as this program has adapted NVIDIA and AMD acceleration technology, so it can convert videos at fast speed, and your MKV movies will be converted to Windows Media Player supported format at top quality, video and audio synchronization is perfectly guaranteed, when the conversion process is finished, you can get the converted movies, and now you can play movies on Windows Media Player smoothly, or just choose to transfer converted movies to playable devices for watching on the go, and you won’t have video playback issues anymore. So just get Acrok Video Converter Ultimate and use it to deal with your videos or movies.
Hot questions of this Windows Media Player MKV Converter
Question: Can I convert MKV movies to 1080p video for Windows Media Player?
Answer: Yes, you can output 1080p video or 720p video according to your need, you can change the output video’s resolution in “Settings” window.
Question: Can I convert MKV movies to H.265 HEVC or convert H.265 MKV to H.264?
Answer: Yes, you can load MKV movies and convert them to H.265 HEVC files for output, or load H.265 files and them convert to H.264 video, H.265 HEVC MKV, MOV and MP4 files are well supported.
Question: Can I edit MKV files before play MKV on Windows Media Player?
Answer: This Windows Media Player MKV converter has built-in video editor, so before you convert MKV files, you can use video editing features like trim, crop, add watermark, adjust effect, 3D, etc. to edit your videos.
Question: Can this MKV converter deal with Blu-ray and DVD movies?
: Acrok Video Converter Ultimate has powerful Blu-ray and DVD ripping feature, it can rip the latest Blu-ray and DVD movies to unprotected videos like MKV, MP4, MOV, AVI, etc. for playing freely.