MKV iMovie Tips- Get MKV Files to iMovie on Mac

Read some relevant issues that about importing MKV to iMovie on Mac(macOS Sierra included). In this page, my aim is to outline the best way to import and edit MKV videos in iMovie under Mac OS X easily. Get some tips you want now.

First let’s look at a typical issue on MKV to iMovie: I would like to work a 3GB MKV in iMovie. After doing so, I realized that the MKV video wouldn’t play in iMovie. Any solution for me?
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How to Add Subtitles to MKV for PS4 Easily

The PS4’s new Media Player finally transforms the PS4 into a proper media centre, allowing for playback of movies and music over both wi-fi (DLNA) and USB. I have some MKV files to PS4 for playback, but before transferring, I wanna add subtitles to MKV movie for great enjoyment.

As far as I know, MKV is a container format that can include video, audio, subtitle and other information. If your MKV videos already contain subtitle track, you can always show it in the compatible media player like VLC Media Player and PS4. But if your MKV video doesn’t come with subtitles file, you need to merge subtitles to MKV video first. In this tutorial, a simple method is introduced to help you embed subtitles to MKV movie without any hassle. Continue reading “How to Add Subtitles to MKV for PS4 Easily”

Can’t Import/AMA Link MKV to Avid Media Composer – Solution

I’m trying to import some .mkv files to Avid Media Composer for editing, but Avid doesn’t support MKV format. I heard of AMA plugin, but it seems that AMA link can’t help me out at all. AMA plugins are designed by camera operators to work with their footage natively. Anything else, in general, it must work with QuickTime. I think I’ll have to figure out how to convert MKV file(s) into QuickTime movies then AMA them or just transcode MKV to Avid Media Composer natively supported format like DNxHD.

To encode MKV to Avid DNxHD, a professional video conversion software is required indeed. Here I applied Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac, which is a powerful MKV to Avid MC converter which can fast convert MKV to DNxHD .mov with high quality. It supports batch conversion and setting relative output parameters before starting to convert .mkv to Avid Media Composer. It not only can finish conversion between MKV and Avid DNxHD, but also include MKV to ProRes, MKV to MPEG-2, MKV to Apple InterMediate Codec and so on. For Windows users, please get Video Converter. Continue reading “Can’t Import/AMA Link MKV to Avid Media Composer – Solution”

MKV to PS4- Solution to PS4 Not Reading MKV Movies

Q:I was able to setup the media player to read my music, but the problem is, when I do the same thing for my movies that are all MKV files and add them to the Videos (folder) in my server under Libraries. PS4 is not able to read them. My movies play fine when in VLC player or Windows Media. Any ideas why is PS4 not reading MKV movies. Help please.

As known to all, besides playing videos games with PS4, you can also use it to enjoy movies that are saved on USB storage devices or media servers. If you have lots of MKV files and PS4 device, chances are you want to play MKV files on PS4. The point here is, when you try to do this, your PS4 may refuse to play some of these MKV files with an unhelpful audio codec error message displaying right on your screen, or the subtitles don’t appear or can’t open the files at all… Continue reading “MKV to PS4- Solution to PS4 Not Reading MKV Movies”

5 Best MKV Converter for Windows Review 2017

If you have tons of MKV video files, it would be a wise to convert your MKV files to a decent and widely-supported format like MP4, MOV so that you can play anywhere you want. In this case, a professional yet and easy-to-use MKV video conversion tool is required. There are many programs out there that allows you to convert your video files(See top 5 free online MKV converter). Well, which one is the best MKV converter for Windows? And which one is the most suitable one for you? Now, this guide will help you out. Here I list the 5 best MKV converter for Windows in 2017 according to Google ranking and user popularity. Check them now.

Top 5 Best MKV Converter for Windows(10/8/7/XP/Vista) are listed below:

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How to Play MKV in QuickTime on Mac (MacOS Sierra)

MKV is a universal media container that gives you a great viewer experience. And you can easily access various sorts of MKV files for free. However, many QuickTime users are disappointed to find out that QuickTime, Apple’s main video player, doesn’t play MKV files natively. In this article, we will briefly illustrate the causes and then give some methods to help you open and play MKV files in QuickTime freely.

As you know MKV is a container format, not a specific type of file. When QuickTime opens an .mkv file, it checks to see which codecs were used to encode the audio and video tracks within it. If both the audio and the video were compressed using a codec that QuickTime can use, the file will play normally. On the contrary, provided that the audio or video or both were created using codecs that QuickTime cannot use, you may see a message like the following: Continue reading “How to Play MKV in QuickTime on Mac (MacOS Sierra)”

Top 5 MKV Players for Mac 2016-2017

MKV format is popular with various kinds of HD videos, but the drawback is that it is hard to play MKV in QuickTime Player or iTunes on Mac OS X. That’s why users start searching for an alternative MKV player for Mac. And in this article, we’d like to present top 5 MKV Players for Mac (including macOS Sierra) and give them a detailed review.

A List of Top 5 Best MKV Players for Mac:

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MKV vs MP4: Which You Should Choose

Have the confusion bout MKV and MP4 two format? Just follow this page, I will tell you the differences between MKV and MP4 and show you their respective pros and cons. Hence, you can get detailed information about the two video formats and then you can choose the one better suits your need.

What does MKV Mean?

MKV, the short form of the Matroska Multimedia Container, is an open standard free container format capable to hold innumerable videos, audios, pictures, or subtitle tracks in one file. Also it carries out its duty as a universal format to store common multimedia content, e.g., movies, TV shows, etc. Continue reading “MKV vs MP4: Which You Should Choose”

Editing MKV Videos in Final Cut Pro X/7

As an ideal video editing tool, Final Cut Pro is widely used by video professionals and hobbyists on Mac OS X. However, if you want to import MKV to Final Cut Pro for additional editing, you’ll be disappointed since FCP can’t support MKV format. It would be a painful experience opening & editing MKV files with Final Cut Pro X or FCP 7. And there are some frequently asked question quoted as below.

Q1: FCP 7 cannot play my .mkv file

I have a mkv file, which plays perfectly in VLC. If I import the MKV into Final Cut Pro, the program can’t open and play the video.”

Q2: Final Cut Pro X MKV issue

I am trying to import a .mkv file into FCP X and it refuse to recognize the video. Can anyone give me some suggestions? Thanks in advance.” Continue reading “Editing MKV Videos in Final Cut Pro X/7”

Top 5 Free Online MKV Converter

Matroska (MKV) is an open multimedia format that isn’t exactly widely supported – even if it allows for a robust amount of data in a small package. Software-based media players like VLC might be able to play MKV files, not all times(see how to play MKV in VLC ), but household media players or portable devices like iTunes, QuickTime, Windows Media Player, iPhone, iPad, PS4 can’t handle it without first converting the file into a different format. Because of these compatibility issues, what we eagerly need is a smart MKV converter. Here we’ve put together a list of top 5 free online MKV converter, which can help you solve all the MKV incompatibility issues.

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