Guide to Play MKV files on Panasonic TV via USB
Summary: Can Panasonic TV play MKV? Yeah, you can do it easily as long as you use a professional MKV to Panasonic TV converter to convert MKV files for smooth playback on it.
Nowadays it is great to watch high-definition movies on HDTV via USB, we can get better visual enjoyment. You may also have the need to watch HD movies like MKV video files on Panasonic LED/LCD/3D Smart TV, only to find these videos can’t be played by Panasonic TV. If so, you'll need to convert the MKV files to a fully compatible format with Panasonic TV. Check out the solution here.
For your information, an MKV is only a container. Different MKV files tends to contain different video and audio codecs. The MKV files with unsupported audio codec (i.e. MKV DTS files) certainly can't be played on the Panasonic TV. The solution for you is to find a third-party tool to make everything easy. The Brorsoft Video Converter is one of the best options. It's easy to use for conversion and can effortlessly change the MKV files to a fully compatible format with Panasonic TV.
With it, you don't need to know what is the audio codec in the MKV format that'll be best for your Panasonic TV. You just need to choose the among the optimized presets for Panasonic TV and this program will do the rest for you. Plus, it offers kinds of preset profiles for media players including Apple TV, iPad, iPhone, Nexus 7, Kindle Fire HD, Nook HD, Samsung Galaxy Tab, etc to meet your different needs. If you are a Mac user, please turn to Video Converter for Mac. Below is a brief how-to.
How to Convert MKV to Panasonic TV supported format
Step 1. Import MKV files
Start the MKV to Panasonic TV converter and drag the .mkv files to the software interface. Or you can click Add button to import the video. You can add several videos for converting at one time as this video converter supports batch conversion.
Step 2. Choose the output format
Set output video format as H.264 MP4 under Format > Common Video. In general, mp4 is a well-accepted file format for its ability to save memory storage and keep up the video quality. Here 3 H.264 presets "H.264 Baseline Profile Video(*.mp4)", "H.264 Main Profile Video(*.mp4)", "H.264 High Profile Video(*.mp4)" are supported.
Tip: Before start the MKV conversion for Panasonic TV, you can click the Settings icon and adjust the video size, video bitrate, codec, frame rate, audio sample rate, etc parameters, so that you can get a decent video on your Smart TV.
Step 3. Start the conversion
Now simply hit the "Convert" button to start and finish the MKV to Panasonic TV video format conversion.
After the conversion, connect the USB drive with computer and head to the destination folder where the converted files are stored; transfer the files to the USB drive then playback your MKV files on the Panasonic TV.
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