Summary: Failed to play MKV files on Sony TV from USB or DLNA devices? You can easily fix the problem by converting MKV to Sony TV fully compatible format. Here is the simple how-to.
Sony LED TV, LCD TV, 4K TV are very popular on the HDTV market, many users choose to buy Sony HDTVs because of its high quality and beautiful design. Nowadays it is convenient to put movies on USB flash drive and play on Sony Smart TV via USB port or DLNA devices. However, when you try to play some MKV format movies on Sony TV, you may find that some MKV files work just fine and others just don't seem to be playable on the Sony TV with an unhelpful audio codec error message displaying right on your screen. If so, you are in the right place, in this article, I will illustrate the reason and solution for solving this Sony TV won't import MKV issues.
In fact, MKV is just a container format, holding video, audio, image or subtitle files in it. The video and audio files in different MKV files can be encoded with different codecs. For example, an MKV file with DTS audio can't be rendered on Sony TV. To fix these problems, the effective and simple way is to change MKV to a fully compatible format with Sony TV. The article would show you how to convert MKV to Sony TV step-by-step with a professional Video Converter.
With it, you can fast transcode MKV files to a fully compatible format with Sony TV. A while later, the video conversion will be finished and you'll be able to watch the awesome media content on Sony TV without having to compromise on the quality. Besides, the program can also encode/-recode, MKV, AVI, FLV, VOB, MPG, FLV, TiVo and more to optimized presets for iPad, iPhone, Samsung, PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Google Nexus, etc. If you're a Mac user, you can turn to Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac (El Capitan included), which has the same function as the Windows version.
Simple steps to play MKV files on Sony TV
Step 1. Load MKV files
Launch the MKV to Sony TV Converter and then click "Add File" button to add the MKV files. You can also directly drag and drop your MKV videos to the program. Batch conversion is supported so you can add multiple files to convert at a time.
Step 2. Choose the output format
Click Format bar to select a proper format like MP4 from Common Video profile, which can be viewed on Sony TV perfectly.
Tip: Before start the MKV conversion for Sony 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. Begin the conversion
Hit the big "Convert" button on the bottom-right corner of the interface to kick off the MKV to Sony TV conversion.
After the conversion, you can transfer the files onto your hard drive and then play it back on your Sony TV via the USB cable.
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