How to Play MKV on Samsung TV?

Convert MKV to Samsung TV to Play MKV on Samsung Smart TV, OLED TV, UHD TV, LED TV etc

Jan 16, 2015, Posted by Andrew Smith

Can Samsung TV Play MKV?

From Samsung official website, we know that MKV is really one of Samsung TV compatible video formats. If so, why we still encounter the issue "Samsung TV won't play MKV"? That's because MKV is a container format, which is a kind of Matroska media files while Matroska is a new multimedia package format, also known as multi-media containers. It can be a variety of encoded video and more than 16 different formats of audio and subtitle streams in different languages package them into a Matroska Media files. So, comes the question, when we try to play MKV with Samsung TV unsupported audio codec, image or subtitle, like an MKV file with DTS audio.

In order to play MKV on Samsung TV effortlessly, here, we strongly recommend you Faasoft MKV to Samsung TV Converter to convert MKV to Samsung TV more compatible formats like MP4.

MKV to Samsung TV Converter

Faasoft MKV to Samsung TV Converter enables to convert various kinds of MKV files to Samsung TV supported format to solve the issue of Samsung TV won't play MKV files. Besides MKV, this powerful MKV to Samsung TV Converter also supports converting many other video container like FLV, 3GP, WMV, AVI, MP4, MKV, DivX, Xvid, etc to Samsung TV recognized formats. Better still, the ideal Samsung TV Converter offer a solution to play Samsung TV incompatible formats like MOV, AVCHD, MPG, DV, ASF, SWF, MOD, etc on Samsung TV after convert them to Samsung TV format.

Before play MKV and other video clips on Samsung TV, you also have the option to optimize them such as: remove the parts or segments you don't want, add subtitles/effect/music as your desire, adjust volume level, bitrate, rotate in 90 degree and others, and merge several into one and more.

Convert MKV to Samsung TV Format

Here are the three steps to convert MKV to Samsung TV format. Before this, first download and install Faasoft MKV to Samsung TV Converter and launch it.

Step 1 Load MKV files
There are two doable methods to add MKV files to the program: simply drag and drop MKV file to the main interface of the program to load it or directly click "Add file" button of the program to open MKV file from your computer.

Step 2 Set Samsung TV format
Click the drop-down button of "Profile" on the bottom of the tool to choose "H.264/MPEG-4 AVC Video (*.mp4)" as output format from "General Video" category.

Step 3 Convert MKV to Samsung TV format
The last step: just hit the big "Convert" button of the program to finish MKV to Samsung TV conversion.


Now, the following issues will never trouble you after the conversion:

  • My Samsung TV won't play some certain MKV files. I'm not sure the reason. Maybe it caused by the audio or video codec. Does anyone here have any suggestions?
  • I got a MKV file from my friend and I want to play it on my Samsung TV. However, there is no audio. Why?
  • I just bought a new LED TV (32EX550) and play a 1080p MKV file on it. So disappointed, the screen goes black. How to make it play well?
  • I have a Samsung TV connected to my home network that is able to stream the files that I have stored in my Cloudbox through Allshare. However, if these files are in .mkv format, I get an error saying the file can't be played.