How to put/play MKV files on PS Vita?
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You may have noticed that Sony PlayStation Vita has a beautiful OLED high resolution widescreen. If you are much a movie fan like me, you can make it look so much like a portable media player to watch videos except playing games. Unfortunately, something went wrong when you try to transfer MKV files to PlayStation Vita for playing, below are two related questions:
Q1: The question is I would like to transfer and get some of my movies files onto it for playback on my trip. And most of my video files are in mkv format. Does PS Vita play mkv files actually? I know PSP couldn’t but not sure the latest console from Sony can play the most popular video format around.
Q2: Has anyone with an imported Vita tried this? I’m wondering if you can copy .mkv files from a USB stick onto the Vita like you can on the PS3.
From the PS Vita official website, you can find the supported file formats of PS Vita, and you can easily get the information that PS Vita cannot support MKV files at all. However, despite lack of offical support, you can watch MKV videos on PS Vita smoothly. I am sharing my experience to help those who are wondering how to get .mkv files work normally on PS Vita.
Since MKV isn’t the compatible format of PS Vita, you need to convert MKV to PS Vita friendly format (e.g. H.264 mp4) in advance. In this case, we need a video converter app. Video transcoding tool varies, a recommended one here is Pavtube Video Converter. The program is easy to use yet transcodes and re-code more than MKV to mp4 for PS Vita at a super fast speed ( based on NVIDIA CUDA TM & AMD App Acceleration ). Meanwhile the playback of the converted videos is smooth and decent as possible as original.
How to Easily Convert & Put MKV movie files onto PS Vita for Enjoying
Free Download the MKV to PS Vita Converter to your computer. The equivalent Mac version is the Mac Video Converter for PS Vita. Just get the right one according to your situation. Below is how.
1. Import MKV video files to the best PS Vita Video Converter.
Besides MKV, you can also input videos include TiVo, VP6, MXF, VRO, MTS, AVI, AVCHD, WMV, MKV, FLV, VOB, MVI, EVO, MOV, MPG, and more. It is also a wonderful video editor to edit HD/SD videos.
2. Choose the video format for PS Vita playing in full screen. Here i recommend you PSP/PS3 > Sony PS Vita Video(*.mp4). This format is perfectly supported by PS Vita. If you want to customize your movie, you can click “Settings” to do some adjustments.
3. Start MKV to PS Vita MP4 Conversion.
Pretty Simple. Once the process completes, transfer and stream the converted AVI videos to PS Vita. So there you have it. Now just play mkv movies on PS Vita anytime anywhere making full use of your PS Vita.
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