Smoothly Play MKV via Chromecast on TV
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MKV to Chromecast - How to Play MKV Files via Chromecast on TV

Are you getting upset when playing an MKV file from Chrome browser to your TV using a Chromecast device? I’m happy to give you some useful advice on troubleshooting this issue.

Need a perfect solution? This easy-to-use MKV to Chromecast converter is more helpful:


by Iris

Updated on Sep 13, 2022

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HD Video Converter Factory Pro is powerful enough to help you convert MKV video to Chromecast supported video format. Download this converter to fix all A/V format incompatibility problems while casting MKV files from Chrome browser to TV with Chromecast.
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Why Can’t I Play MKV Video Files on Chromecast Frequently

Play MKV on chromecast

Play MKV on chromecast

If you are asking a question like this, you must have used Chromecast for a while and known how it works. It also proves that you have found the amazing function of playing a local video in a chrome browser and cast it on TV via a Chromecast. One day, you drag your MKV video and drop it into the Chrome browser as usual. But it failed to work when you click on the “cast” icon on the Chrome. What's going on?

Let’s say, while it works perfectly on the video format like MP4, you may find it hard to do the same on other formats like MKV. Maybe you would say it worked last time and there must be something wrong with my new Chromecast. Actually, it is not. You might get lucky on playing some MKV files because they are encoded in a way that Chrome supports. However, MKV is a container format that can hold a variety of video and audio encoding formats, which makes MKV work imperfectly on Chromecast. You can consider it as a foramt incompatibility problem.

Therefore, you may wonder which format would work perfectly on a Chromecast and how to play MKV on Chromecast smoothly. HD Video Converter Factory Pro makes it a no brainer. Just convert MKV to Chromecast supported format and you can solve “MKV not working on Chromecast” problem for good.

To get started, free download the awesome MKV to Chromecast converter, then follow the tutorial below step by step.

How to Convert MKV to Chromecast within 3 Steps

Step 1 - Add MKV Files

Launch HD Video Converter Factory Pro first and open Converter. Click “add files” icon to add MKV files or simply drag them into the main interface.

Tips: You can add up to 10 MKV video files at one time, for HD Video Converter Factory Pro supports batch conversion. What’s more, it enables you to convert other incompatible formats to Chromecast such as AVI to Chromecast, MTS to Chromecast, TS to Chromecast, MOV to Chromecast. Or you can do any formats conversion like AVI to MP4, MKV to MP4, WMV to MP4, MKV to MP3 and so many more.

Add Your MKV video files

Add Your MKV video files

Step 2 - Choose "Chromecast" Format

Open the output list on the right side, there are more than 500 hot formats and devices for your choice. Then click on “Google” icon to choose any “Chromecast” profile.

Choose Chromecast as Your Output Format

Choose Chromecast as Your Output Format

Step 3 - Start Converting MKV to Chromecast Supported Format

Click the “Inverted Triangle” icon to choose a folder to save the output videos. Then Click “Run” icon to finish the conversion in seconds. The Chromecast MKV incompatibility problem will be fixed. Now enjoy playing videos on Chromecast.

Choose  an Output Folder and Click “Run”

Choose an Output Folder and Click “Run”

Now, please download the HD Video Converter Factory Pro to complete your jobs.

Come to Find More Powerful Features Here

HD Video Converter Factory Pro hathe leading encoding technology which is able to do 4K, H265 and VP9 video conversion. In short, it keeps the original HD video quality and improves Standard Definition video to a High Definition video. Furthermore, you can have your video clipped, add special effects and merge videos with this amazing MKV to Chromecast converter. Best of all, you are capable of downloading HD videos online like YouTube with HD Video Converter Factory Pro. With a few clicks, you’ve already downloaded your favorite video in a flash. And you can convert it into any format you like right away.

More Special Features of HD Video Converter Factory Pro

  • A practical video downloader for main-stream websites.
  • Convert HD video to over 500 video formats and mobile devices.
  • compress 4K Ultra HD video with 50X faster speed and high quality.
  • Dramatically reducing audio file size to make more room for your mp3 player.
  • A video player to play video of all kinds of common formats and encoders.
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