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MKV on Android - Easily Play 720p, 1080p MKV on Android Phones/Tablets

How to Play MKV on Android based Smart phones and Tablet Computers?

May 16h, 2012 by Bigasoft Support

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Overview

As far as we know, Android Phones or Tablets still cannot play MKV files natively. Though there are many MKV players for Android on the market, they either fail to play HD 720p or 1080p MKV on Android or play MKV in poor output video quality.

This article just aims to provide a simple way to successfully play HD MKV in 720p or 1080p on all kinds of Android based smart phones and tablet computers: convert MKV to Android more compatible video format like MPEG-4.

This method helps to:

  • Play 720p or 1080p MKV on Android Phones including HTC, Motorola, Samsung, LG, Acer, Sony Ericsson and etc.
  • Play 1080p or 720p MKV on Android Tablets like Amazon Kindle Fire, Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime, Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Motorola XOOM and so on.
  • Play HD MKV in 1080p or 720p on other devices like Samsung TV, Apple TV, iTunes, iPad, iPhone, BlackBerry, Zune, PSP, Xbox and more.
  • Play other video formats including WMV, MOV, MPG, AVI, DivX, FLV, WTV, MXF, MVI, ASF and more on Android Phones or Tablets.

Step by Step Guide on How to Play MKV on Android?

The following will describe a step by step guide on how to play HD 720p or 1080p MKV on Android Phones or Tablets.

Make Preparation: Run Bigasoft MKV Converter

Free download this powerful MKV to Android Converter - Bigasoft MKV Converter (Windows Version, Mac Version), install and launch it.

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As the professional MKV to Android Converter, Bigasoft MKV Converter can fast convert MKV to Android supported video format for play HD 720p or 1080p MKV on Android Tablets or Smart phones. Besides converting MKV for Android, Bigasoft MKV Converter also enables to convert other video formats like AVI, DivX, MPG, WMV, FLV, MXF, MVI, ASF, WTV, and etc for Android based devices. It even supports to convert HD MKV or other video formats for Samsung TV, Apple TV, iTunes, iPad, iPod, PSP, Xbox, Zune, BlackBerry and so on.

Step 1  Add MKV files

Click the "Add File" button to import your MKV files to Bigasoft MKV Converter. Or simply drag and drop the MKV files to the main interface of this software.

How to Play 720p or 1080p MKV on Android

Step 2  Set Android supported video format

This powerful MKV Converter has separately preset the optimized output format for playing MKV on Android, Apple TV, iPad, iPhone, Zune, PSP, and Xbox.

Therefore, to play MKV on Android, simply click the "Profile" drop-down button to select Android supported Android MPEG-4 Video(*.mp4) from the "Android" category.

Step 3  Convert MKV to Android format

Click on the big blue "Convert" button to start converting MKV to Android compatible format, it will be finished in few minutes with high output video quality.

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