MKV video is also well known as Matroska video. It is wildly used for delivering HD video content up to 1080p, and advanced video encoding makes MKV quite popular especially for HD movie on internet.
Major features of the Sony PS3 console include the robust multimedia capabilities, use of a high-definition optical disc format, Blu-ray Disc, as its primary storage medium. From the long comprehensive list of PS3 supported video format, you can easily learn that PS3 is not a MKV Player. It is really a huge conflict between most popular HD video format and best compatible media player, say, MKV is versusing PS3.
But now, you can play MKV files on Sony PS3 with MKV2VOB. And this MKV2VOB guide will show you how to convert MKV to PS3 using MKV2VOB. By the way, what MKV2VOB does is remux an MKV file with x264 video and AC3 audio into a VOB file which is playable on your Playstation 3.
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- An MKV file
- A Sony PS3
Step 1: you have to open MKV2VOB and select the MKV file which you would like to work on and then select where you would like to save the finished file. When you have done this, click "Save".
Step 2: You will then have a dialog box pop up that asks if you want to enable automatic MPEG2 transcoding. It is recommended that you click "Yes".
Step 3: Another box will then pop up when you start the whole process. Do not close this box. Wait for it to complete what it is doing.
Step 4: When that box has finished its own task, yet another box will open. Leave this alone and do not close it.
Step 5: When that box has closed with task completed, you should be presented with a "Remuxing Complete" box.
The major advantange of converting MKV to PS3 with MKV2VOB is there is no video/audio compression during the whole remux process. However, MKV2VOB often fails with DTS audio link, and still doesn't have seeking (forward - backward during playback).
So if you need more professional and efficient MKV to PS3 converter software, VideoProc, the best MKV2VOB alternative with hardware acceleration tech just stands by. It can not only convert MKV to all popular video formats, but also feature MKV to VOB/DVD burning as well as MKV to PS3 converting function, nothing left unsaid but makes you enjoy HD movie even in your living room.
Steps: Input MKV by click "+ Video" -> Choose any output option for "PS3" under "Sony Devices" -> Hit "RUN"
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