The MKV file format is supposed to be universally compatible across all platforms and operating systems. However, there will still be times when you would fail to play MKV files on Sony TV. Your Sony TV may say that the format is not the supported format and Sony TV can’t recognized the MKV files. So what’s the matter? Read on for details.
Let us have a look at the MKV to Sony TV playback issue
“I recently purchased a Sony Bravia HDTV but I can’t seem to play MKV videos on it. It recognizes MKV and AVI formats but not MKV files. Is there any way that I can play MKV videos on it? How can I convert MKV videos to formats compatible with Sony?”
Why sometimes Cannot Play MKV on Sony TV smoothly?
There is a strong possibility that your MKV files contains DTS audio (Different MKV files are with different audio codecs). Sony TV has poor compatibility with DTS audio. If you’re experiencing the same problem “Sony TV can’t play MKV video”, the best solution is to convert your MKV videos to file formats compatible with Sony TV. Learn Sony TV supported formats:
Solution for playing all MKV videos on Sony TV
To solve “Sony TV not playing MKV” issue, a widely recommended solution is convert MKV to Sony TV more compatible MKV format. Pavtube Video Converter(compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP) is an easy-to-use tool to help you fast and batch convert MKV to Sony TV supported file formats with zero quality loss on matter what models your Sony TV are, like Sony Bravia TV, Sony Smart TV, Sony LCD TV, Sony 4K TV etc. The program also supports encoding/re-encoding many other popular video formats like MKV, MP4, H.265, FLV, AVI, VOB, MOV, WTV, AVCHD, TMS, MXF, MVI and more. Besides converting video to Sony TV, it also can convert video to Samsung TV, LG TV, Panasonic TV and etc friendly playing-format.
PS: If you’re a Mac user, simply turn to Pavtube Video Converter for Mac (macOS Sierra, El Capitan Yosemite, Mavericks, Lion included)). Now download the right program and follow the simple guide below to start encoding/re-encoding MKV files for Sony TV.
Now free download the best MKV to Sony TV video converter:
- Pavtube old official address: http://www.pavtube.com/video_converter/
- Cnet Download: http://download.cnet.com/Pavtube-Video-Converter/3000-2194_4-75734821.html
- Softonic Download: http://pavtube-video-converter.en.softonic.com/
Converting and Streaming MKV video to work in Sony TV
Step 1. Load the MKV videos to the program
Install and run the best MKV to Sony TV Converter, and then import the source MKV videos to it. To do so, you can directly drag & drop the files onto the main interface, or you can click the “Add video” icon on the upper left to locate the videos from your local disk. Note that batch conversion is supported, so you can add several files to the converter at one time.
Step 2: Set output video format
Click “Format” bar and turn to “TVS” category. The program has a number of presets for Samsung/Sony/Panasonic/LG TV. Here “Sony TV (*.mp4)” preset is recommended for playing on Sony TV.
Note: If the default video/parameters can’t meet your needs, just click Settings icon to adjust the video codec, bitrate, frame rate, audio sample rate, etc to get a decent video as you want.
Step 3. Begin to convert MKV videos to Sony TV
When you finish the settings, you can press the big “Convert” button to kick off the conversion. By using future-proof technology, the conversion will be finished with ultrafast speed and the best video quality kept. After the conversion, you can then stream and play your MKV videos on Sony TV with easy.