How to Convert and Play MKV files on PS3
Besides playing games, the PlayStation 3(PS3) is also an ideal movie playing device. However, many users posted that while playing MKV on PS3, the device refused to open that kind of video format. If you also have this problem, the article will give you a best solution for viewing MKV videos on PS3.
At this stage, the simplest way to get MKV compatible with PS3 is to convert MKV to MP4 or other video formats that PS3 supported. Here, we recommend you Brorsoft Video Converter, which is professional on transcoding MKV files to PS3 with fast speed and best quality. Moreover, this App can deal with all most video formats, like MTS, MXF, MOV, FLV, VOB, MP4, AVI .etc besides MKV. If you are a Mac user, MKV to PS3 Converter Mac version is specially designed for you.
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How to convert and play MKV on PS3
Step 1. Import MKV files
Click "Add" button on the top of the main interface to import the MKV videos to the program. You also can drag the files to the App directly.
Step 2. Select compatible format
Click on the dropdown menu of "Format" and then move your pointer to "Common Video". From the sublist, the H.264, MPEG-4, AVI, WMV formats are compatible with PS3. Of course, you can also choose the output format from "PSP/PS3". From the sublist, the "PS3 Video(AC3 5.1)(*.avi)", "PS3 Video(480P) MPEG-4(*.mp4)", "PS3 Video(720P) MPEG-4(*.mp4)", "PS3 Video(1080P) MPEG-4(*.mp4)" are all the friendly formats for you to add videos/movies to PS3.
Step 3. Set parameters: (Optional)
If you need, you can go to "Settings" to select the video parameters like Video&Audio Bitrate, Video Size, Frame rate, Audio Channels .etc to meet your personal demands.
Note: As we know, PS3 cannot support importing single video file over 4GB directly. Thus, please remember that the higher bitrate and the larger video size, the larger output video you will get.
Step 4. Start MKV to PS3 Conversion
Simply click the "Convert" button to start converting MKV files to PS3, the process will be finished soon.
When the conversion is finished, you can tap "Open" button to get the final files for PS3. Now you can play and enjoy the MKV videos on PS3 without problem. Enjoy them!