“I have just bought Samsung Galaxy S4 android smartphone, every time when I transfer MKV movies to Galaxy S4 for watching, the MKV files can’t be played or recognized, does Galaxy S4 support MKV? How can you play MKV on Galaxy S4?”

Can Samsung Galaxy S4 play MKV videos?

After got this excellent Android smartphone, many users have this question. Maybe you have already collected many exciting videos or movies, some of them may be in MKV format, it’s a good choice to watch movies on Galaxy S4 when you travel or commute. Does Galaxy S4 support MKV files? From Samsung official website we know that Galaxy S4 doesn’t support MKV format, nor AVI, MTS, etc.

How to watch MKV movies on Galaxy S4?

The best way is to convert MKV to Galaxy S4 supported video format, such as MP4 format, this format is best supported by Android devices, such as Android phones and Android tablet. Below is a guide for you and you will know how to convert MKV/AVI/WMV/AVCHD files to Samsung Galaxy S4 for watching.

1. Download and install the best Video Converter for Galaxy S4, this is a powerful converter which can convert nearly all formats to Galaxy S4 for playback, more output formats and devices are also supported. If you want to convert video to Galaxy S4 on Mac, you can free download Galaxy S4 Video Converter for Mac.

Click to load video files into this Galaxy S4 Video Converter.

Galaxy S4 Video Converter

2. Click “Format” column to choose the best format for watching on Galaxy S4, you are recommended to choose “Common Video ->H.264 Video (*.mp4)”, it’s Galaxy S4 best video format.

Galaxy S4 Video Converter MP4

3. You can click “Settings” button on the main interface of the Galaxy S4 converter and to adjust the output parameters, such as resolution, bitrate, etc. You can choose 1280*720 into the resolution column, and then you can watch 720P on Galaxy S4 with this profile. Choose bitrate as 2000 kbps is appropriate. Click “Ok” to save this setting.

Galaxy S4 Video Converter Settings

4. Click convert button to convert MKV format to Galaxy S4.

This Galaxy S4 video file converter supports NVIDIA CUDA and AMD ATI APP acceleration, so it can help you convert MKV for Galaxy S4 in a short time, it can save you much time. After conversion, just download/put movies on Galaxy S4 with H.264 MP4 format and watch as
you want.

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