How to Stream MKV to TV with Chromecast

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

Google Chromecast, the digital media player, supports streaming various video formmats including MP4, MPEG-DASH and WebM and HTTP on your HDTV as long as your devices (smartphone or tablet) are connected to the same internet. Note that only those multimedia content in Google Chromecast-supported formats can be directly and smoothly streamed. In other words, you're not allowed to stream MKV, FLV or AVI video file. To solve this, you need to find a suitable video converer to convert MKV to Chromecast compatible formats.

Part 1. Top 3 Video Converters to Convert MKV to Chromecast

There're countless video converter tools available in the market, to save your time, here we select 3 widely-used ones for your selection. Now let’s take a look at them one by one.

1. Wondershare UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate)

This is by far the most utilitarian video converter software which comes with a very simple-to-use interface. It allows one to tailor the video for playback on every conceivable device. Though the primary use is to convert video files from one format to another, Wondershare also offers other special features such as download, play, edit, transfer and create all sorts of video files from almost any available source. It performs video covnersion within 5 minutes while most competitors would take more than an hour. What's more, you can burn converted videos to DVD and adjust them.


  • Adjust the video frames
  • Project-based video editing capability helps to save work for future editing
  • Simply import and export video file feature
  • User friendly interface makes it practical to even tech savvy


  • No built-in audio templates to make background music for videos
  • Incompatible with low fps small screen mobile phones

2. WinAVI All in One Converter

WinAVI is designed to convert all the popular audio and video formats for smooth playback on HDTV, Xbox, iPad, etc. It comes with an user friendly interface which can be easily operated by anyone. Any function could be realised within clicks.


  • All-round editing video features
  • Customize video subtitles


  • Freeze the PC
  • Crash from time to time

3. Freemake Video Converter

Freemake is a solid application for converting your desired videos absolutely free of cost. All you need to do is down this free converter and convert your videos from any format you want. Freemake comes with better speed, stability and accuracy because of its DirectX video acceleration technology. It comes with a number of basic tools allowing you to edit the videos before you converting.


  • Support 200+ input formats conversion
  • Extract online videos to MP3
  • Intefrated DXVA and CUDA technology ensures high conversion speed with minimum CPU usage


  • Incompatible with AVI, MOV, or DNxHD
  • Malwares might comes along while downloading Freemake

Part 2. How to Stream MKV to TV with Chromecast

After above discussion in Part 1, we can easily conclude that Wondershare UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate) stands out. So freely download it via the download button below and follow the quick guide below to learn how to stream MKV to TV with Chromecast.

video converter logo Wondershare UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate)

wondershare video converter ultimate
  • Convert video to over 1000 formats, including MP4, AVI, WMV, FLV, MKV, MOV and more
  • Edit, enhance & personalize your video files
  • Burn and customize your DVD with free DVD menu templates
  • Download or record videos from 10,000+ video sharing sites
  • Versatile toolbox combines fix video metadata, GIF maker, cast video to TV, VR converter and screen recorder
  • Supported OS: Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista, Mac OS 10.15 (Catalina), 10.14, 10.13, 10.12, 10.11, 10.10, 10.9, 10.8, 10.7, 10.6
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Step 1 Run Wondershare UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate) and click Toolbox in the top, then choose Cast to TV just as the screenshot shows.

stream mkv to tv with chromecast

Then you'll get a separate window for you to stream video from Chrombox to TV.

stream mkv to tv with chromecast

Step 2 Click Import to load your desired MKV files to the program, then make sure your Chromecast, PC and TV are connected to the same internet.

Step 3 After loading, you'll see a gear-like Play button in the middle of the video clips. Click it and you'll succesfully stream MKV video to your big screen HDTV.

You can also watch the video tutorial below to learn more.

Video Tutorial: Wondershare UniConverter (originally Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate) - Stream MKV Videos to TV

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