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The Best YouTube MKV Converter – Convert YouTube to MKV and Vice Versa

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Updated on June 23, 2022

Follow this tutorial to learn about the conversion between YouTube and MKV video format in the easiest way. WonderFox Free HD Video Converter Factory, a functional video converter, enables you to download YouTube to MKV, and conversely convert MKV to YouTube supported upload files. Install it here:

MKV is not a supported YouTube file format so if you want to download a YouTube video with the .mkv extension for editing or upload MKV to YouTube, you need a video converter for the YouTube MKV conversion. And in this article, I will show you how to convert YouTube to MKV for YouTube MKV download, and also convert MKV to YouTube file format step-by-step.

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Free HD Video Converter Factory – The Best Option for YouTube MKV Conversion

WonderFox Free HD Video Converter Factory is a functional free video converter that supports 300+ video & audio formats conversion. Moreover, it’s a video downloader for downloading videos from YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, Dailymotion and so forth. The optimized presets for video-sharing sites are also offered so you don’t need to know what specs they require. Just choose the corresponding website you want to upload videos to, and then Free HD Video Converter Factory will convert the videos to be perfectly compatible with the site. It’s just a cinch for the software to convert YouTube to MKV or convert MKV to YouTube. The following parts shows you how to achieve the conversions for YouTube MKV download and uploading videos to YouTube easily.

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Part 1: How to Convert YouTube to MKV 

Download YouTube Videos in Three Steps

Before start, please free downloadfree download the software and install it on PC.

Step 1. Click on “Download Video”

Run the YouTube to MKV converter, go to "Downloader" and then click on “+ New Download” and you will see the Add New Download dialog.

Step 2. Copy & Paste the Video URL and Analyze it  

Find the YouTube video that you want to download, copy and paste the video URL into the Paste URL box and then click on “Analyze”.

Step 3. Click on “Download All”

Once the URL analysis process is finished, click on OK, then Download All button. The video will be added into the software automatically. After the download process is complete, you can move to the next step.

Tips. You can also download YouTube playlist. Just copy a video playlist URL and repeat the steps above. 

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Step 4. Choose MKV from Output Format Menu

Back to the main interface, choose Converter, and click "Add Files" to import the downloaded videos. Click on Output Format button on the right, and choose MKV under Video tab to convert YouTube to MKV. You can also convert YouTube to AVI, convert YouTube to MOV, convert YouTube to WMV, etc. The software also supports extracting audio from YouTube video.

Step 5. Click on Run to Start the YouTube MKV Conversion

Press the small triangle icon on the bottom and choose a location for saving the file. Finally click on Run to start the conversion for YouTube MKV download.

Part 2: How to Convert MKV to YouTube for Uploading

You will find that MKV is not a supported YouTube file format if you visit the official YouTube Help center. And you may get an "invalid file format" error message when uploading MKV files to YouTube. To fix this problem, you can convert MKV to YouTube as follows:

Convert MKV Files to MKV

Before start, please free downloadfree download and install the software on PC.

Step 1. Import the MKV Files

Go to "Converter". Click on “Add Files”, select and import MKV files into the software. You can also directly drag and drop the files into the software.

Step 2. Choose YouTube as Output Format

Press “Output Format” on the right of the main interface. And then go to Web tab and select MP4 for YouTube or WebM for YouTube. Both formats work well on YouTube.

Step 3. Start the MKV YouTube Conversion

Choose an output folder for the converted videos, and then click on Run to start the conversion.

Now you can upload the converted files to YouTube and share your videos with more friends. Also see: How to Upload Video to YouTube>>

In Summary

WonderFox Free HD Video Converter Factory is a useful tool to download and convert videos to various formats quickly. Moreover, it offers some useful simple video editing features. With it, you can convert YouTube to MKV and convert MKV to be compatible with YouTube easily.

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