Generally, Blu-ray Player like a Sony Blu-ray Player will play MKV files. Unfortunately, we found many guy are facing issues while playing MKV on Sony Blu-ray player:
“I just bought a new Sony Blu-Ray player yesterday. Now, today I added some 4K MKV videos in my USB stick which are mixed with some hevc(mkv)’s type of video. For some reason, when I go in the “videos” section it doesn’t see anything at all, I’ve updated the firmware of the player to the latest version but it didn’t help. Please help Thanks. – Mridanga Spencer”
“When try to add video files MKV to Sony Blu-ray Player for playback on big screen, my Blu-ray Player says that the MKV format is not supported. – John Kolody”
Blu-ray supports MKV format although, there are strict limitations on the file codec, container, resolution, frame rate, bit rate and audio codec. Whereas, MKV is a container format which contains various kinds of video and audio codecs. Once the MKV files can’t meet the requirement of Sony Blu-ray Player input format, you’ll get into trouble to play MKV in Sony Blu-ray Player. In order to solve HEVC MKV won’t play on Sony Blu-ray player issue, the best solution is to convert HEVC MKV to Sony Blu-ray player fully compatible format.
Here Acrok Video Converter Ultimate is strongly recommended to help you convert any MKV to Sony Blu-ray player supported format so that you can watch your favorite movies on your Sony Blu-ray player or TV. In addition to MKV, it can also convert other popular video formats like AVI, WMV, MOV, FLV, MP4, etc. to play on any Sony, Samsung, LG and Panasonic Blu-ray player. If you’re using a Mac, get the equivalent Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac to convert MKV video to Sony Blu-ray player best playback format on Mac OS X (macOS Catalina is supported). The detailed steps to make HEVC MKV play on Sony Blu-ray player are introduced below. First of all, download the right version according to your real situation and check out the steps.
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How Can Sony Blu-ray Players Play HEVC MKV? Step-by-step Guide:
Step 1. Add MKV files to Acrok software
Run the MKV to Sony Blu-ray Play Converter and drag & drop your HEVC MKV files to the program, or click “Add file” button to locate the .mkv files you want to add. (Note: batch conversion is supported, so you can load more than one file to save time.)
Step 2. Set MP4 as output format
Click “Format “drop-down button to select “H.264 Video (*.mp4)” from “Common Video” or “HD H.264 Video (*.mp4)” category under “HD Video”.
Step 3. Converting HEVC MKV to H.264 MP4
After everything is OK, back to the main interface and click the big “Convert” button to start encoding HEVC MKV to Sony Blu-ray Player compatible H.264 MP4 videos.
When the conversion done, click the “Open” button on the main interface to pop out the folder with converted files and then transfer the generated files to your USB drive, plug the USB drive into your Sony Blu-ray Player’s USB port. Now it’s freely for you to play HEVC MKV movies on Sony Blu-ray Player. Enjoy.
How to play Blu-ray movies on HDTV or Smart TV without Blu-ray Player?
Many demands push you to copy Blu-ray to External HDD for steaming on your HD TV or Smart TV. Perhaps, you want to protect your expensive Blu-ray discs from kids destroying. Or your Blu-ray Player is broken even you don’t have a Blu-ray Player. How to play Blu-ray movies on HDTV or Smart TV without Blu-ray Player? Whatever the reason is. Here the topic we are going on is how to solve the problems when you streaming Blu-ray movies on TV via USB?
“I would like to Rip my Blu-Rays to an external hard drive and then hook that HDD up to my HDTV and play my own content. Is this possible without hooking my TV up to a computer? – Chen, Xinhai”
“I wanted to play a movie in my Sony tv using USB but we can not see the video? why? – John Allocca”
The core of playing videos on HD TV/Smart TV via USB is that you should make sure the video file is converted to a format and resolution that is supported by your TV. Each TV has its own limitation to USB video. HD TV and Smart TV supported USB video format and codec mainly contains H.264 MP4/3GP/MKV/AVI and DivX, XviD AVI. And each video format should have the corresponding audio codec then they can be successfully played on TV via USB. Generally, AC3 and MP3 is the best. Sometimes, AC3 is also supported.
So to streaming Blu-ray movies on HD TV/Smart TV via USB hard drive or External HDD, you need to use Blu-ray Ripper to remove Blu-ray encryption and other protection mechanism then save Blu-ray to TV USB supported video and audio format/codec.
You can try to use Acrok Video Converter Ultimate to rip Blu-ray to external HDD or USB stick with TV compatible formats. It outputs wide range video and audio formats. Nearly all video and audio formats and codec you have even sen and haven’t seen are in its output profile. Specially, it offers users the optimized preset for TV equipped most compatible A/V parameters for HD TV/Smart TV.
Of course, you also can choose MP4, AVI, MKV, 3GP video from “Common Video” and “HD Video” then manually reset the video and audio codec, bitrate, size, frame rate, channel, etc to compatible with your TV models.
If you are using Mac, please use Acrok Video Converter Ultimate for Mac to backup Blu-ray to USB drive and external HDD for TV on macOS Catalina.
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