Nowadays it is easy to play movies on Sony HDTV via USB storage, Sony TV will read compatible format' video via USB connecting. If you have lots of MKV files, you want to play them on your Sony TV through USB port. However, when you try to do it, your Sony TV may refuse to play some of these MKV files with an unhelpful audio codec error message displaying right on your screen. For your information, an MKV is only a container. Different MKV files tends to contain different video and audio codecs. The MKV files with unsupported audio codec (i.e. MKV DTS files) certainly can't be played on the Sony TV. Luckily, there is an easy way to fix the problem - all you have to is to convert those unsupported MKV files to a format playable by Sony TV using a third-party software. Once you have, you can use them like an other file Sony TV supports.
To finish the task quickly and easily, Brorsoft Video Converter is highly recommended. With it, you can fast transcode MKV files to a fully compatible format with Sony TV. A while later, the video conversion will be finished and you'll be able to watch the awesome media content on Sony TV without having to compromise on the quality. Besides, the program can also encode/-recode, MKV, AVI, FLV, VOB, MPG, FLV, TiVo and more to optimized presets for iPad, iPhone, Samsung, PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Google Nexus, etc. If you're a Mac user, you can turn to Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac (El Capitan included), which has the same function as the Windows version.
Just download, install and launch this great Sony TV video converter and then follow the tutorial to play the MKV file on your Sony TV smoothly.
Step 1. Load MKV files
Launch the MKV to Sony TV Converter and then click "Add File" button to add the MKV files. You can also directly drag and drop your MKV videos to the program. Batch conversion is supported so you can add multiple files to convert at a time.
Step 2. Choose the output format
Click Format bar to select a proper format like MP4 from Common Video profile, which can be viewed on Sony TV perfectly.
Tip: Before start the MKV conversion for Sony TV, you can click the Settings icon and adjust the video size, video bitrate, codec, frame rate, audio sample rate, etc parameters, so that you can get a decent video on your Smart TV.
Step 3. Begin the conversion
Hit the big "Convert" button on the bottom-right corner of the interface to kick off the MKV to Sony TV conversion.
After the conversion, you can transfer the files onto your hard drive and then play it back on your Sony TV via the USB cable.
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