The Nokia 8 Sirocco is a beautiful and premium phone that competes with other flagships on many levels. However, The only problem is that its native supported video formats are limited. Many users just realized that they can’t play MKV files on Nokia 8 Sirocco. Don’t worry. Just check a solution from this article.
Nokia 8 Sirocco Supported Formats
Video – MP4, H.264
Audio – MP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
So, is there any possible way to play a MKV file on Nokia 8 Sirocco? Of course there is. Now, I’ll share two easy ways can easily view MKV movies on your Nokia 8 Sirocco without any trouble.
Solution 1: Play MKV on Nokia 8 Sirocco using VLC
The VLC media player, is an excellent open-source media player that is known for supporting a wide range of audio and video files. Unlike other media players which have limited format-support, you will be surprised that VLC can play a video or audio file that you didn’t even know existed.
Note: However, according to test, VLC can’t play the H.265 files for more than a few seconds without glitching and artifacting. If you’re facing problems playback the HEVC MKV files on Nokia 8 Sirocco using VLC, you can use solution 2 to convert H.2654 MKV to the more compatible but less-compressed H.264 video.
Solution 2: Convert H.265 MKV to Nokia 8 Sirocco using a powerful H.265 converter
First of all, download the H.265 MKV converter- Brorsoft Video Converter. It is not only an easy-to-use video converter, but also an professional player and editor. With it, you can effortlessly convert every video format to or from H.265 MKV video files rapidly in zero quality loss. Mac guys turn to Video Converter for Mac.
Step 1. Start Nokia 8 Sirocco video converter, drag and drop the MKV files to the software window to import.
Step 2. After the files are added, click Format > Common Video and set output video format as mp4. The reason mp4 is the target format is that by packing the videos in mp4, the file size will be reasonable small and the video quality remains
Tips: There are also some optional tinkering you can take to make the videos look better on Nokia 8 Sirocco, such as changing the aspect ratio or specifying the video resolution. Just click the Settings icon to do it.
Step 3. Finally, hit the Convert button to star converting MKV to mp4 for Nokia 8 Sirocco playback.
After the conversion is completed, transfer the converted videos to Nokia 8 Sirocco via USB. Now you can enjoy your MKV movies with Nokia 8 Sirocco.
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