How to Play MKV on Xbox One Easily

by Christine Smith • Jul 23,2019 • Proven solutions


1. Play MKV on Device+
  1. 1.1 Top MKV Player
  2. 1.2 Play MKV on Mac
  3. 1.3 Play MKV on Apple TV
  4. 1.4 Play MKV on Samsung TV
  5. 1.5 Play MKV on Sony TV
  6. 1.6 Play MKV on LG TV
  7. 1.7 Play MKV on PS3
  8. 1.8 Play MKV on Xbox One
  9. 1.9 Play MKV on Xbox360
  10. 1.10 Play MKV to iPhone
  11. 1.11 Play MKV to iPad
  12. 1.12 Play MKV on iPod
  13. 1.13 Play MKV on Android Phone
  14. 1.14 Play MKV in VLC
  15. 1.15 Play MKV in Windows Media Player
  16. 1.16 MKV Playback Issues in VLC
2. Convert MKV to Other Format+
  1. 2.1 Convert MKV to MP4
  2. 2.2 Convert MKV to MP4 on Mac
  3. 2.3 Convert MKV to MP4 Online
  4. 2.4 Convert MKV to MP3
  5. 2.5 Convert MKV to Audio
  6. 2.6 Convert MKV to WMV
  7. 2.7 Convert MKV to M4V
  8. 2.8 Convert MKV to AVI
  9. 2.9 Convert MKV to AVI Online
  10. 2.10 Convert MKV to FLV
  11. 2.11 Convert MKV to DVD
  12. 2.12 Convert MKV to MOV
  13. 2.13 Convert MKV to iTunes
  14. 2.14 MKV to MOV Converter Online
  15. 2.15 Convert MKV to VOB
  16. 2.16 Convert MKV to DivX
  17. 2.17 Convert MKV to MPEG
  18. 2.18 Convert MKV to MPEG2
  19. 2.19 Convert MKV to MPEG4
  20. 2.20 Convert MKV to XviD
  21. 2.21 Convert MKV to 3GP
  22. 2.22 Convert MKV to M2TS
  23. 2.23 Convert MKV to AVCHD
  24. 2.24 Convert MKV to H264
  25. 2.25 Convert MKV to TS
  26. 2.26 Convert MKV to VCD
  27. 2.27 Convert MKV to AC3
  28. 2.28 Burn MKV to DVD
  29. 2.29 Burn MKV to Blu-ray
  30. 2.30 Convert MKV to SWF
3. Convert Other Format to MKV+
  1. 3.1 Convert MP4 to MKV
  2. 3.2 Convert MP4 to MKV on Mac
  3. 3.3 Convert MP4 to MKV Online
  4. 3.4 Convert M4V to MKV
  5. 3.5 Convert WMV to MKV
  6. 3.6 Convert MOV to MKV
  7. 3.7 Convert DVD to MKV
  8. 3.8 Convert M2TS to MKV
  9. 3.9 Convert AVI to MKV
  10. 3.10 Convert Bluray to MKV
  11. 3.11 Convert FLV to MKV
  12. 3.12 Convert AVCHD to MKV
  13. 3.13 Convert OGM to MKV
  14. 3.14 Convert MTS to MKV
  15. 3.15 Convert WTV to MKV
  16. 3.16 Convert VOB to MKV
  17. 3.17 Convert RMVB to MKV
  18. 3.18 YouTube to MKV
4. Edit MKV & Other Tips+
  1. 4.1 Extract Subtitles from MKV
  2. 4.2 Add Substitles to MKV
  3. 4.3 Add SRT to MKV
  4. 4.4 Compress MKV Video
  5. 4.5 Reduce MKV File Size
  6. 4.6 Cut MKV Files
  7. 4.7 Edit MKV Metadata
  8. 4.8 MKV No Sound
  9. 4.9 MKV Video Player for Android
  10. 4.10 MKV Converter for Mac
  11. 4.11 Free MKV Converter
  12. 4.12 MKV Player Mac
  13. 4.13 2D to 3D MKV Converter
  14. 4.14 Remux MKV
  15. 4.15 MKV Encoder
  16. 4.16 Convert MKV to FCP Mac
  17. 4.17 Stream MKV to TV with Chromecast
  18. 4.18 Import MKV to iMovie
  19. 4.19 Windows DVD Maker MKV
  20. 4.20 Convert MKV to MP4 with HandBrake Alternative

Just like most people, maybe you're also hoping that Xbox One can support the MKV files very well, as MKV is an outstanding container with Blu-ray quality. The good news is that Microsoft has improved its support of MKV so that you can enjoy it right away, just like other common formats. However, you may have encountered various problems during the playback, such as the subtitles don't appear or can't open the files at all. If so, don't worry! Wondershare UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate) provides you with a quick and easy way to get the job done and you can conveniently convert MKV to Xbox One. We also offer more instructions to help you enjoy videos on TV, check this out>>

Part 1. Introduction to Xbox One

Xbox One is one of the most loved gaming consoles and multimedia devices among enthusiasts all over the world. It is a home video game console made by Microsoft and was launched in 2013. It is the third console model in the Xbox series, preceded by Xbox 360. It is the main competitor to other famous gaming consoles and is the first ever Xbox game console which is an all-in-one entertainment device. Xbox also offers cloud computing, facility to play MKV on Xbox One, live television programming from the set-top box and a digital tuner with the enhanced program guide and screen multitasking option for running several applications together. Features like motion tracking and voice recognition are available to be used in the graphical user interface as well as games. Users thus have a package of entertainment and utility features delivered to them while using Xbox One.

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Part 2. How to Play MKV on Xbox One

As mentioned above, if you aren't able to play MKV on Xbox One, then try to use Wondershare UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate) to achieve the goal easily. More importantly, you can use Wondershare UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate) other excellent functions too, such as the video downloader, video recorder, video converter. Find some key features as below.

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Video Tutorial: Wondershare UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate) - Stream MKV to Xbox One

Steps to play MKV on Xbox One using Wondershare UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate):

Step 1 Set up your Xbox One device.

First set up your device and make sure that your computer and Xbox are in the same network.

Step 2 Open Media Server.

UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate) includes a powerful plugin called "Media Server", which will be installed along with the software and a shortcut icon will also be generated on your desktop. Double click the icon to open up Media Server, and it will automatically detect the available cast devices on the network. In this case, choose Xbox One from the bottom of the primary window.

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Step 3 Load MKV files to Media Server.

Then click Add Files to import MKV files to Media Sever. You can also navigate through the Computer option to directly locate your files.

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Step 4 Cast MKV files to Xbox One.

Mouse over an MKV file and you will see an icon called Play on TV. Click this icon and a connecting window will prompt up. After several seconds, you can enjoy your MKV file on the big screen. Then you can control the playback in the window, such as adjust the volume, adjust the playing process or jump to the previous or next episode. Another great feature is that, you can click the T button to choose subtitles or even download and embed subtitles automatically.

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