How to convert MKV to PS3 playable movies? I have many HD MKV movies in my hard disk, and I wish to see them all on my HD TV using my PS3. What is the best way to convert these MKV files to a playable extension so that I can watch MKV movies on PS3? I am wondering if there is a software that converts HD MKV so they work on PlayStation 3 through my HD TV?
At this time, PlayStation 3 still cannot play MKV files. Hopefully it will realize this function in the future. For now, if you want to play MKV filed on PS3, what you want to do is either stream the MKV movies over your network, or you may convert the file to a format that PS3 will read. If you want to try streaming MKV across the network, PS3 Media Server does a good job. Or you may or stream using TVersity.
In this article, we are going to talk about the other solution which is converting MKV to PS3 playable movie format. What we use is Video Converter which performs as the best MKV to PS3 converter. Follow the step by step guide below to learn how to convert MKV to PS3.
Download MKV to PS3 Converter to a known location. Install and run it. Click Add button on the tool bar and select the files that you want to convert and add your MKV (.mkv) files into this program.
PS3 works well with MP4 (MPEG4) videos as we know it. So what we want to do is to convert MKV to MP4. Alternatively, we can simply select the device according to the actual need. Click on Profile button and select Game Hardware > PS3 video.
This software also lets you edit MKV files before converting. Click either “Edit” or “Clip” on the top tool bar to make any changes to the video files.
Click on Edit, switch to "Plug-in Subtitle" tab, check the box of "Enable the plug-in subtitle" and find your MKV subtitles and add them to the tool. The supported subtitle files are .srt, .ass, and .ssa.
Click Browse button to customize a new folder. And then click Start button on the tool bar to start the conversion.
That’s it. You have successfully converted MKV to PS3 playbale files. You can also use this easy Video Converter to convert all those other videos to the format you want.