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MKV in VLC - Play MKV in VLC on Windows 8 and Mountain Lion

Import/Add MKV Videos VLC to Enjoy 720P, 1080P and 5.1 AC3 MKV in VLC

July 18th, 2013 by

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Overview

Does VLC play MKV? Can VLC play MKV? VLC not playing MKV? Will VLC Play MKV? VLC won't play MKV? VLC can't play MKV? These are the questions often asked by users and seen most in forums. It can be found in VLC official site that VLC does support MKV files. However, sometimes, we still have trouble in playing MKV in VLC. For example, the MKV files is HD or the file length is long, when add or import MKV to VLC, VLC player says MKV doesn't have cook audio codec and more. Why VLC cannot play some of the MKV files? How can we successfully play MKV in VLC?

Solution to Successfully Play MKV in VLC

The following will provide you with a step-by-step guide to play MKV in VLC. Freely playing HD MKV videos in 720P, 1080P, and MKV videos in AC3 5.1 codec in VLC is not a problem.

This guide helps:

  • Play HD MKV, 720P MKV, 1080P MKV, and other standard MKV files in VLC
  • Play MKV with AC3 codec, MKV with 5.1 channels in VLC
  • Play MKV in VLC on Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista
  • Play MKV in VLC on 10.8(OS X Mountain Lion), 10.7(Lion), 10.6(Snow Leopard), Mac OS X v10.5 (Leopard)
  • Import MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV, MPEG, Xvid, DivX, 3GP, FLV, MOD, TOD, WTV, MXF, MVI, F4V, AVCHD videos to play on VLC
  • Enjoy APE, MP3, AAC, AC3, WAV, WMA, and more on VLC.

Preparation: Free Download MKV to VLC Converter

Get the professional MKV to VLC Converter - Bigasoft MKV Converter (Windows Version, Mac Version). Run and install it.

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General Idea of MKV to VLC Converter

Bigasoft MKV Converter is the ideal MKV to VLC conversion tool for you to easily play MKV files in VLC. It is specially designed and is the trouble solver for the MKV VLC issue like "Does VLC play MKV? Can VLC play MKV? VLC not playing MKV? Will VLC Play MKV? VLC won't play MKV? VLC can't play MKV?" What is more, it is also a good helper to enjoy HD MKV videos in 720P, 1080P, and MKV videos in AC3 5.1 codec in VLC.

Step 1 Import MKV files to MKV to VLC Converter

Click "Add File" button to import your MKV files.

MKV in VLC - Play MKV in VLC on Windows 8 and Mountain Lion

Step 2 Set the Output Format

Click the drop-down list on the right side of the "Profile" to select Matroska Video (*.mkv) from "General Video" category.

Step 3 Ready to Play MKV in VLC

Press "Convert" button to finish the conversion.

Load the converted MKV files to VLC for playing.

Conclusion

Playing MKV in VLC will never be a problem anymore with MKV to VLC converter. Free download MKV to VLC converter to start enjoying now.

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