How to Play MKV on DVD Player?
Matroska is an open source container format. The type of files can't be played in DVD player. If you want to play MKV on DVD player, you need to convert MKV to another format like AVI, and then burn the movies to a DVD disc using some third part software. So it will play on DVD Player easily. For those want to view MKV files on a regular DVD player, just check the article below. We will tell you how to do it step by step.
As mentioned above, you can't play MKV on you DVD player directly the most DVD players only playback DVD type formats. So, how can you do it? The thing will be much easier, if you convert MKV files to AVI, then burn it to DVD applying a professional DVD authoring program. Brorsoft Blu-ray Video Converter Ultimate can be a grate tool, which is a highly recommend to help you convert MKV to DVD supported video format. It is a professional all-in-one video converter program that supports converting MKV to DVD format so as to successfully burn MKV to DVD for playing on DVD player with ease. In addition, with the powerful editing function, you can make your MKV movies personalized. For Mac users, please get iMedia Converter for Mac. The following is just a detailed about how to convert MKV to DVD effortlessly.
(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)
Convert and Play MKV on DVD Player
Step 1: Load MKV files to the program
After you install the MKV to DVD converter in your computer, just launch it. Then click add button to import your MKV files. It supports batch conversion.
Step 2: Choose best format for burning to DVD
Next, you need to click "Format" drop-down menu to select "DivX AVI(*.avi)" as the output format from "Common Video" category. It is a good format for burning to DVD.
Tip: You can also customize output video quality by click "Setting" button to change video bitrate, frame rate, video size, etc, keeping video quality as true and so on.
Step 3: Start conversion
Click "Convert" button to start and finish converting MKV to DVD supported format for burning MKV to DVD effortlessly. After the conversion, hit the Open button to get the output AVI files.
Step 4: Burn .AVI to DVD with Nero
Basically there are two different ways to burn an .avi-file on DVD with Nero for play in a DVD player:
1. If you have a DVD-player that is capable of playing avi-files, you can simply use Nero Burning Rom or Nero Express and burn a data disc with the .avi-file untouched.
2. However, for NeroVision, I suppose you don't want a data disc with an avi-file but a "real" Video-DVD in compatible DVD-format. For that you will need Nero Video. In the "Create & Export" menu, choose DVD- DVD-Video, then import the .avi-file and follow the instructions. You can either create a menu and chapters, or just make a simple DVD without menu and one video. In the final step, NeroVideo will either write the necessary DVD structure on a DVD or to a folder on your hard disk. If you used NeroVision before, it should be easy for you because NeroVideo is very similar.