MKV is a very popular video format which is widely used today. Nowadays, we can easily access various sorts of MKV files online for free. However, the Android device including the new Samsung Galaxy S9(S9+) doesn’t play MKV files natively. In this article, we will briefly illustrate the causes and then give some methods to help you solve the problem.
As you know MKV is a container format, not a specific type of file. Even if you installed a third-party video player like VLC on your Galaxy S9, the fill will not play normally sometimes due to the complex video/audio codec. Now I will share you with some feasible solutions to help you play MKV files on Galaxy S9 flawlessly.
If you have a lot of MKV files and want to play them on Samsung Galaxy S9, you’d better convert the MKV to other formats like the MP4. Here, I’ll recommend the Brorsoft Video Converter, which enables you to convert a MKV to any popular video format for various players, devices and applications including Samsung Galaxy, Nexus 10, Nexus 7, iPhone, iPad, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS4, PS4 Pro, WD TV… For Mac users, try Video Converter for Mac.
[Guide] How to play MKV files on Samsung Galaxy S9
Step 1. Load original MKV files
Launch the MKV to Galaxy S9 converter. Click “Add” button on the main interface to load your MKV files to the program. (Drag&Drop function is included.)
Step 2. Select output format
Click the “Format” drop-down button to select Galaxy S9 more compatible H.264 MP4 video from the “Common Video” category.
Tips: With the right settings you can retain the quality of the original videos while also saving space. Simply click Settings bar and you can tweak the settings to your satisfaction and even save it as preset.
Step 3. Start MKV conversion
Finally, hit the “Convert” button at the bottom of the main interface to start the conversion. It will automatically convert MKV to Galaxy S9 compatible video files.
After the conversion, head to the destination folder where the converted files are stored; transfer and play playback your MKV on Galaxy S9 with the best quality.
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