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[Solved] Can PS4 Play MKV? How to Watch MKV on PS4 Smoothly?

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Updated on June 16, 2023

Are you puzzled by the problems like “Can PS4 play MKV” “Play MKV PS4” “PS4 Won’t Play MKV” when you want to play MKV on Sony PS4? If yes, here is the best solution for you – convert MKV to PS4 supported video format. All you need is this professional MKV to PS4 converter. Download it to fix the PS4 MKV files playback issue at once:

It has been many years since the release of the PlayStation 4 game console (abbreviated as PS4), which owns millions of users around the world. As a home video game console developed by Sony, PS4 is capable of bringing you more than gaming thrills. You can also use PS4 to enjoy videos and films saved on a USB, or even play DVDs on PS4. However, many users have encountered different issues when they play MKV on PS4. Have you ever come across the following similar problems?

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Q1: I have some large 7GB movie files in .mkv format on a 64 USB stick. Can PlayStation 4 play MKV files from USB? If I have to convert it to something a little more PS4 friendly then can you let me know what format to convert to and recommend a reliable converter?

Q2: I don't know how to play MKV on PS4 with sound. I got a message on PS4 MKV audio not supported but the official site says otherwise. Sometimes, the MKV videos stutter but I tested the MKV vids on VLC on my Mac and they didn't have any issues.

If you happen to meet the issues above that there was no video, video stuttering or PS4 can't recognize the files when playing MKV files, a question may come to your mind:"Does PS4 play MKV"? Visit the Playstation official site, you can find all the PS4 supported file formats and obviously, MKV is one of them. But it must satisfy the following specifications:

1. Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC High Profile Level 4.2

2. Audio: MP3, AAC LC, AC-3 (Dolby Digital)

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However, if your MKV files are encoded with H265 video codec, DTS audio codec or other incompatible codecs, they can't be played on PS4 without doubt. (According to the latest information, the SONY PS5 supports H265 perfectly.) How to play MKV files on PS4? You may have tried many tools but to no avail. Don't worry! WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro is such a good MKV to PS4 converter for you to easily solve the PS4 MKV files playback error by converting MKV files to PS4-friendly formats. Get this converter and follow the detailed tutorial to convert and play your MKV videos on PS4 smoothly.

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Before start, please free downloadfree download and install HD Video Converter Factory Pro first. After successful installation, open the software and select Converter on the main window.

Step 1. Load MKV video files

There are two methods to add files. The first one is to click the button "Add Files" or "Add Video Folder" and then browse your computer and choose MKV files. The other is to batch drag and drop files into the interface, which saves a lot of time. What's more, it supports batch conversion.

Select PS4 Output Format

Step 2. Convert MKV video to PS4 compatible profile

Click the "Click to change output format" section on the right and a lot of choices come out. We need to fix the problem of "can PS4 play MKV", so click the "SONY" tab and select "PS4" as the output format.

Tips: Beyond that, this powerful converter can also fix other MKV devices playback issues so you can play MKV files on Apple TV, Samsung TV, LG TV, etc. It can convert MKV to all kinds of digital formats as well. You will never again be haunted by format incompatibility problems.

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Step 3. Start the conversion process

Once you finish the above two steps, go to the final step and click the “Run” button to start the conversion. Only a few seconds later, you can get the right format.
Now, you’ve got the answer of how to play MKV on PS4 without compatibility issues!

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Note: HD Video Converter Factory Pro enables you to convert video and audio files between 500+ formats and devices. In other words, with this PS4 file converter, the problem that can PS4 play MKV will no longer bother you, and you can also convert MP4 to PS4, play MKV on Samsung TV and so forth. And the sweetest thing is that the optimal parameters are preset. Nothing changed but the best outcome will be rendered.

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Some distinctive functions must be mentioned. What impresses me most is the powerful conversion ability. It can convert SD movies to HD movies, which improves the quality of movies and offers a better visual effect. Secondly, in order to save our device storage space, it can compress video/audio files without quality damage. Another user-friendly function is that we can directly download videos or audio from YouTube and other 1000+ site with this PS4 video converter. Of course, like other converters on the market, it's also a video editing program that meets your basic editing need like trim, crop, merge, flip, add effects and watermark, etc. And there are more pleasant surprises for you to explore.

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