I have found many threads online that talk about the MKV and Window Media Player playback issue. More than more guys complained Windows Media Player can’t support MKV video files. Have you ever met the similar issue? In this article, I’d like to share the easiest solution to help you open and view MKV files in Windows Media Player at your will.
Since Windows Media Player doesn’t support MKV format, if you want to play MKV using Windows Media Player directly without any extra installed, a quick solution is to convert MKV to Windows Media Player compatible file format like WMV, MP4. In order to finish the task, a professional MKV video converter is required. Here Brorsoft Video Converter is highly recommended for you to convert MKV files to WMP.
It is a professional all-in-one video converter program that supports converting MKV to Windows Media Player friendly format so as to successfully add MKV files into WMP for playback with ease. Besides MKV, it can also convert other popular video formats like AVI, MP4, TiVo, MOV, MPEG, FLV, 3GP, ASF, etc. to Windows Media Player. No technical knowledge is required! Now just download the MKV Video Converter software and follow the guide to convert MKV to WMV videos without any hassles.
Steps to encode MKV to WMV for Windows Media Player easily and quickly
Step 1. Launch the MKV to Windows Media Player Converter program and click Add button to navigate and import the MKV file to the program for converting. All added media files can be previewed and you can freely take snapshots of your favorite movie scenes.
Step 2. Choose WMV as output format. Click the Format menu, you can choose WMV from “Common Video”.
Tip: Before the conversion, you can click Edit to Trim, Crop, Watermarks, Effects, etc. to get what you want. In this way, you can not only personalize the video, but also reduce the output file size.
Step 3. Once you’ve finished all the settings, click “Convert” to begin MKV to WMV conversion. When the conversion finishes, click Open to locate the converted video files. You can now get the .wmv files play in Windows Media Player with ease.