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How to Stream MKV/VOB files over DLNA?


"Hi, my Panasonic TV is DLNA enabled and I have streamed some videos from my Asus Router (which has attached storage)...but it won't play MKV files or VOBs. Most of my backed up videos are in this format for streaming to my PS3 (which is connected to a different TV in the house).So my question is...should my Panasonic plasma TV be able to stream videos in these formats? And if not, is there a format which is suitable for both the PS3 and the DLNA Panasonic plasma TV?"

DLNA is the solution to connect and enjoy files including videos, music and photos via home wired or wireless network. If you have a DLNA Certified TV, how about enjoy HD videos, movies or recordings in your big screen TV? That must be wonderful to playback your movie collections with your family and friends in the living room. And it's also freely for you to stream those files to other DLNA enable devices. While, it's not as easy as you thought. Some videos files like above user mentioned like MKV, VOB, MTS, etc are not supported by DLNA at the moment. In usual, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4 are the typical supported formats by DLNA.

To make MKV, VOB files DLNA compliant, we can convert MKV, VOB to supported HD file formats by DLNA using Brorsoft Blu-ray Video Converter Ultimate. It is a yet professional all-in-one Blu-ray Ripper, DVD Ripper and HD Video Converter, which comparatively has better output quality, in particular HD videos and intuitive interface. What's more, its deinterlacing function and merging, cropping, trimming, adding subtitles ability are what its many competitive products lack of. If you are Mac users, please turn to iMedia Converter for Mac. Now, we will give a detailed guide on the whole process from converting MKV, VOB to DLNA supported video.

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Convert VOB/MKV for DLNA Streaming without Quality Loss

Step 1. Load video/movie files

Run the program and load your source video files MKV, VOB... into it.


Step 2. Decide output format

Tap Format bar and choose a DLNA supported video format. MPEG-4, MPEG-2 from "Common Video" are all the proper choice.


Step 3. Specify video/audio parameters

Click Settings button to adjust video/audio parameters. As for DLNA streaming, select a proper bitrate and resolution based on your WLAN bandwidth.

Step 4. Start encoding MKV/VOB to a DLNA compatible video

Click Convert button to start converting MKV, VOB media to a DLNA compatible video. After the conversion, you can get the resulted videos by clicking the Open button and then stream MKV, VOB via DLNA to other media devices for sharing.

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Converting DVD ISO files for Allshare (DLNA) streaming

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