Summary: So many Mac users reflected that it seemed that MKV movies are not so suitable for QuickTime no matter in Mac OS X Yosemite and OS X Mavericks. It means we cannot smoothly watch MKV videos on QuickTime, right? No worries about it! In the following article, you can find some effective solutions there!
Why not MKV be compatible with QuickTime on OX S Yosemite? For a first step, I think we should know more about the MKV. An MKV file is a free, open source container format developed by Matroska. It can hold different types and unlimited number of video, audio, picture or subtitle tracks in one file. For instance, there might be an .avi file contained within an .mkv file. An MKV file is not associated with a single player like QuickTime. What’s more, any interests in watching MKV on Apple devices via iTunes or playing on Xbox One?
Solution is allowed here. Cause the container format MKV is not suitable for the QuickTime, why not we convert the MKV to the compatible formats there? Can it be work? Of course! Pavtube MKV to QuickTime Converter for Mac we suggested here can be your good choice! Not only for QuickTime, but also for other media players or editing tools, it can handle this work well. So many output formats supported and with a good reputation online, it was popular among our video editors.
Guide details on how to play MKV in this program well for a nice playback on QuickTime:
Download and install the Mac Video Converter successfully for a first step, then the main interface will pop up there in front of you, with two buttons called ‘Add video’ and ‘Add from folder’ you can import our MKV files easily. Next, choose the correct output format for QuickTime is the point, just click the ‘Format’ bar and come to the output list, we suggest you to select the ‘Common Video’>>’MOV-QuickTime (*.mov)’ as the best one as the screenshot follows:
Tips: If you have so many video clips you wanna make a change into the complete one, just click the ‘Merge into one file’, with this button’s help, we can easily join our original clips into single one. Is that cool?
For other advanced settings there? Why not go to the main interface t click the ‘Settings’ for another adjustment? Such as the video codec, video size, bitrates or even the audio channels. In order to obtain a nice effect on QuickTime for playback, it can help you a lot.
Notes: After we work for many times, this Mac MKV video converter can work well with the latest Mac OS X operation Yosemite. (Mavericks is also included)
Finally, if you have done all the preparation work, it’s time for us to get back to the main interface to tap the ‘Convert’ button to get started. With the output compatible format MOV, you enjoy your MKV movies on QuickTime in Mac Operation OS X Yosemite or Mavericks. Good luck!