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How to Play MKV on Nexus

-- Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Do you have the problem of playing MKV videos on your Nexus smartphone? As we know, most Android phones don't support watching videos in other formats except for MP4 or WMV by default. As MKV is becoming one of the most popular video formats, more and more Android users are looking for ways to play MKV videos on their devices. Nexus phone undoubtedly needs to deal with the compatibility problems.
With Android Video Converter, you can help converting your videos up to 158 formats, including the one supported by your Nexus phone. So, follow the steps below and know how to play MKV videos successfully on your Nexus smartphone.
You can download the free trial version to try this fantastic program:

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Preparations beforehand:
Go to download the program and install it on your computer. Here you have two versions to choose: Android Video Converter for Windows and Video Converter for Mac. Make sure you have installed the right one and run it. You will get the main interface below: (Here we take Windows version for an example.)

Android Video Converter Interface

Now, let's start the journey of conversion.

How to Transfer MKV Videos to Nexus

Step 1 Import MKV Videos Files to the Program
As the window shows, drag your MKV videos to the program to start the conversion. Or you can click "Add Files" in the window to load your MKV movies. One more way to add your media files is to go to "Convert" and click "Add Files".

Select MKV Format

Step 2 Edit your MKV Videos (Optional)
This step is all by your choice. Android Video Converter offers wonderful editing functions for you if you want to make your videos more fabulous. By clicking "Edit" image button right beside the files, you can enjoy the editing functions like trim, crop, adding effect and watermarks, etc.

Edit MKV Videos

Moreover, you can customize the output bitrates, frame rate, codec if you want by entering "Settings" at the bottom of the window.

Converter Settings

Step 3 Set the Output Format for your Nexus
Click "Profile" bar at the button-middle to open the drop-down format menu. Type "Nexus" in the search bar and choose your Nexus model then. Or you can select the Nexus supported video format.

Select Android Device

Step 4 Convert the Videos to Nexus Supported Videos
Now you can click on "Convert" button to complete the conversion process. Your MKV videos are transferred to your Nexus compatible media files. Wait for the process and you can get the remaining time from the interface.

Convert Videos to Nexus

When the conversion is done, open the folder to find the transferred videos. Then import them to your Nexus. No compatibility limitation now.

Also, you can go to read our articles How to Convert Video to Android Phone/Tablet to get more information about Android Video Converter. If you have any questions when using this software, please let us know in the comments.

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Ivy Bruce

Ivy Bruce is the Founder and Editorial Director at Recovery-Android Studio. You can also find her on Google+ and Twitter.