Whats the best software for converting mkv video files to a plex friendly format?

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Whats the best software for converting mkv video files to a plex friendly format?

lydia622520
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This tutorial will explain how users can use Plex Media Server to play MKV movie files.

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<br/>Download this guide
 

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<br/>Brorsoft Video Converter which is professional on fastly transcoding MKV to Plex Media Server with MP4 format (the most compatible video format for Plex Media Server) without quality loss. In addition, it not only supports MKV videos, but also handles various common video formats, like MXF. MTS, MOV, MP4, AVI, WMV .etc. For mac users, Brorsoft Video Converter Mac is also a helpful App to encode videos for further usage. Follow below guide to learn how to Transfer MKV videos to Plex Media Server.

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<br/>Free Download MKV to Plex Converter

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<br/>  (Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)

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<br/>[Guide] How to play MKV files via Plex

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<br/>Step 1: Load original MKV files

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<br/>Click "Add" button on the main interface to load your MKV files to the program. (Drag&Drop function is included.)

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<br/>Step 2: Select output format

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<br/>Click "Format" and choose MP4 from "Common Video" as output format, which can be recognized by Plex easily.

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<br/>Tips:

<br/>Adjust the video and audio parameters including the Bitrate of Video&Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the "Settings" button on the main interface for getting the best quality.

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<br/>Step 3: Start MKV to Plex Conversion

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<br/>Tap the Conversion button on the main interface to start transcoding MKV to Plex Media Server.

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<br/>The process will be finished soon. After the conversion, you can easily find the encoded MKV video clips in the destination folder by clicking "Open"button for playing and sharing to your other devices via Plex Media Server.

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<br/>About Brorsoft Video Converter: With the new optimized acceleration technology, the super speed video conversion now is 6X faster than before and surpasses most regular video converters. What's more, this video file converter ensures zero quality loss. The lossless conversion supports most formats like MP4, MOV, AVI, WMV, and more. With its built-in video editor, you can personalize and retouch your videos in clicks.

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<br/>If you also have some DVD and Blu-ray movies and want to get these movies off of your discs and onto Plex for streaming, you can turn to Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate (An all-in-one toolkit to convert videos and rip Blu-ray/DVD) or iMedia Converter for Mac to fulfill your task.

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<br/>Source:Quickly Stream MKV files to Plex Media Server