Samsung TV is the leader of the TV markets including Samsung Smart TV, Samsung 4K TV, Samsung 3D TV, etc. Also, the problems of playing videos on Samsung TV are becoming more and more popular. For instance, why Samsung TV can’t play downloaded 3D MKV movies, how to play 3D MKV on Samsung TV without any problems? Take it easy, next we will show you the reason for it and the solution to play 3D MKV on Samsung TV. 


Why 3D MKV Files Can’t Be Played On Samsung TV ? 

Though Samsung TV claims to support MKV files, sometimes we still can not solve the issues that Samsung TV won’t play 3D MKV. This is probably because 3D MKV files have bad compatibility with Samsung TV. In order to play 3D MKV on Samsung TV, we need to convert 3D MKV to MP4 or 3D SBS video formats which are supported by Samsung TV

How to Solve Samsung TV doesn’t play 3D MKV file? 

Acting as professional Samsung TV Video Converter, PavtubeVideo Converter Ultimate (Mac) helps to convert 3D MKV to 3D MP4 Samsung TV compatible formats. If you want to watch 3D MKV on Samsung TV in 2D mode, there is no need for you to know which format is supported by Samsung TV, cause our professional Samsung TV Converter has set “Samsung TV” as an output format, which concludes all formats can be compatible with Samsung Smart TV. With it, you can convert MP4, AVI, H.265, MOV, FLV, 2D/3D MKV etc to Samsung TV supported formats for smooth playback. 

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How to Convert 3D MKV to Samsung TV with PavtubeVideo Converter Ultimate?

Step 1. Click “Add video” button to add you 3D MKV video files to the program. Or directly drag the video you want to convert to the left item bar.

load MKV files

Step 2. Navigate to “Format” > “3D Video” > “MKV Side-by-Side 3D Video (*.mkv)” or  “MP4 Side-by-Side 3D Video (*.mp4)” for Samsung 3D TV. If you want 2D video, click Format bar and choose a compatible format for Samsung TV. “Samsung TV (*.mp4)” from “TVS” is the proper choice.

Step 3: Adjust 3D MKV/MP4 video resolution

Press on “Settings” icon to open a new window. Here, you can adjust 3D depth, 3D mode, video resolution, video bitrate, video codec, audio codec, audio channel, audio bitrate, etc.

Tips: The default settings may not satisfy you, and you can click the “Settings” button to change the settings by yourself including video resolution, bit rate, audio sample rate, audio channel etc. for full screen playback smoothly. Or keep no changes, which is also a good choice.

Step 3. Click the “Start conversion” button on the main interface and the software will start to convert 3D MKV to Samsung TV friendly video formats immediately. When the conversion finishes, click “Open” to find the converted video files. Then you can effortless transfer the video files to Samsung TV.

Plus: You can stream the converted videos to some DLNA servers like Plex, Western Digital Media Server etc for playing on Samsung TV with more nice enjoyment. 

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