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Download Best MKV Player for Windows 8.1 or Convert MKV to MP4/AVI

Q - "How to play videos in MKV format in Windows 8.1? Hello, I have some videos download in .mkv format, but I am not able to play them in my windows media player. I have windows 8.1 OS. How to convert MKV to MP4 or AVI format?"

Top 20 most-pirated films of the year have been revealed recently. Suppose you download a movie torrent, most of which come in .mkv format, and want to play your pirated MKV video on Windows 8.1 only to find MKV is not playing in Windows Media Player, pixelated/stuttering or MKV no sound in Windows, what should you do? From here you can free get a best MKV player for Windows 8.1. Or if you want to convert MKV to MP4, AVI, MOV, FLV, etc on Windows 8.1, please turn to WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe.

Download Best Free MKV Player for Windows 8.1

Download the all-in-one HD MKV player for Windows (incl. 8.1) - 5KPlayer to play MKV on all Windows OS platforms! [100% safe and clean]


Part 1: Updated News for Windows 8.1 MKV Player

Starting from 9 December 2014, Microsoft added native support for the Matroska Multimedia Container (MKV) on Windows 8.1 via its updated built-in video app. But please note that there are still limits for the MKV support in Windows 8.1 due to its OS codec and subtitle support. The problem might be perfectly solved in Windows 10. So at present, your best way out is to download a best Windows 8.1 MKV player or convert MKV to video format playable on Windows 8.1.

* The Best Free MKV Media Player for Windows 8.1
As you probably know, MKV is the most common file format associated with pirated videos, which, however, was not natively supported in Windows 8 or Windows 8.1 before. You can choose to download free Windows 8.1 MKV players, such as 5KPlayer, which is a free all-in-one video player, designed for Windows to play any media files, including HD MKV, Bluray, AVCHD, TS, MPEG4, H264 video formats as well as DVD video. Or you can do even better to convert MKV to Windows 8.1 compatible video formats, like MP4, AVI and so on, with a HD video converter.

Related: MKV is pixelated, MKV no sound, MKV Player

* Convert MKV to Windows 8.1 with HD MKV Converter
WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe is designed as a professional video converter to deal with all HD MKV/MTS videos, 2K, 4K, 5K, 8K or standard video files. Built in with more than 370 video & audio codecs, this HD MKV video converter can easily help you convert MKV to any media formats, such as MP4, AVI, WMV, and the like. Besides, you are also enabled to convert movies to MKV on Windows 8/8.1 with the best video size for YouTube uploading, set video parameter and download movies or music videos from YouTube.

Supported OS: Windows 98, NT, 2000, 2003, XP, Vista (32 & 64 bit), Windows 7 (32 & 64 bit), Windows 8 (32 & 64 bit)

Part 2: How to Convert MKV to MP4 on Windows 8.1?

WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe is the best HD MKV converter to convert MKV to MP4 for Windows (8.1) and Ma. It is a simple-to-use program which comes with advanced features for encoding video files. You can follow the guide to convert MKV to MP4 format for playing on Windows 10/8/7 without format issue.

Download WinX HD Video Converter Deluxe and safely installed it on your PC.

  1. Load your MKV videos by clicking "+ Video" button from your computer.
  2. Choose your output format. Go to "Output Profile" -> select "PC General Video" -> tap "MP4 Video (MP3/AAC)".
  3. Specify a destination folder to store your converted videos.
  4. Press button RUN and start the MKV to MP4 conversion for Windows 8.1 right away.
Convert MKV to Windows 8.1
Convert MKV to Windows 8.1

Related External Source:
[1]: MKV Video - Free Open Source HD Video format, born with future designs
[2]: MP4 Video - MPEG-4 Part 14 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Best MKV Player for Windows (10, 8.1, 7, etc.) and Mac - 5KPlayer

5KPlayer is a free yet powerful all-in-one media player for Windows (Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 included) and Mac. It is capable of playing any MKV videos movies, as well as other SD/HD video formats, such as, AVCHD, M2TS, MOD, H.265, H.264, MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV, etc. Furthermore, it can play any audio files, regular and copy-protected DVDs, radio from BBC, Heart, etc. Most importantly, it can free download videos songs from 1000+ video sites and free stream video audio among iPhone, iPad, iPod, PC, Mac, Apple TV, AirPlay-enabled speakers, etc.


author - Donna Peng

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Donna Peng's fascination with multimedia began at an early age - shortly after she licked the physical disc and then she's been obsessed ever since. Her decade-long career at Digiarty after the graduation has seen her unmatched expertise in the field of DVD, digital video, software and anything related to home theatre. She is currently fascinated with photography.

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