Can’t Play MKV Files on DVD Player? Solved!

Q: “Hello friends, I have DVD Player (JVD dvd player) at home, I can play AVI, DVD, CD, VOB etc. files. But I can’t play MKV file on it. Anybody have idea or any software that help me play MKV files on DVD player. Thanks in advance!”

Till now, there is no DVD player supports MKV container videos for playback. If you insist to play MKV files on DVD player, the best solution for you is to convert MKV files to DVD player supported MPEG-2, AVI formats, then burn them into a DVD disc or copy them to a USB drive if possible. This tutorial just tells how to do and please keep on reading.

To convert MKV files to DVD player supported MPEG-2, AVI formats, what you need is a professional yet easy-to-use video converter. Here, Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate /( iMedia Converter for Mac ) should take into your consideration. With it, you can effortlessly convert any MKV files to DVD player supported MPEG-2, AVI formats in fast speed and excellent quality. Overall, this all-in-one Video, Blu-ray/DVD converter can help you rip Blu-ray/DVD discs, convert Video_TS, ISO files to other common video formats such as: MPEG-4, MOV, H.265, AVI, DivX, XviD, WMV, 3GP, MKV, FLV, VOB in HD, Full HD and even 4K.

Free download MKV video converter

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Guide: Convert MKV files for Playing on DVD player with ease

Windows Version Brorsoft Video converter taken as example, Mac Version share the same steps. Just keep in mind you have download the right version, Windows platform .exe files cannot be installed on macOS – and vice versa.

Step 1. Load MKV files

Install and launch the best MKV Video Converter, simply click “Load Files” to load your MKV files to the program.


Step 2 Select output format

Go to Format drop-down menu and pick up AVI or MPEG-2 as your output format from Common Video list.


Step 3. Start to Convert MKV files for DVD player

With all preparations, Click “Convert” button to start and finish converting MKV to DVD player supported AVI, MPEG-2 formats.

After the conversion, hit the Open button to get the output AVI files and follow below two ways to play the converted MKV files on DVD player.

Method 1. If your DVD player has a USB port, you can directly copy the converted MKV files to USB drive, and playback them on DVD player without hassle.

Method 2. Burn .AVI or .MPEG-2 to DVD with Nero in two ways:

1. If your DVD-player is capable of playing avi-files directly, you can simply use Nero Burning Rom or Nero Express and burn a data disc with the .avi-file untouched.
2. Suppose you don’t want a data disc with an AVI file but a “real” Video in DVD format. You will need Nero Video for help. In the “Create & Export” menu, choose DVD- DVD-Video, then import the AVI/MPEG-2 files 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, Nero Video will either write the necessary DVD structure on a DVD or to a folder on your hard disk.

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One thought on “Can’t Play MKV Files on DVD Player? Solved!

  • June 26, 2017 at 2:19 pm

    Sounds like a good idear


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