How to play MKV on Sony Bravia HDTV via USB

Sony Bravia TV is one of the most reputable, well built HD TV lines on the market, it supports to play movies via USB port, which is great, USB port solution free you free the cable clusters and the expense for storing blu-ray discs. But it has one limitation, the Bravia HDTV will only handle video files in mpeg-1 file format.

MKV is one of the most popular video file format on the web, If you have a collection of MKV movie and a slick Sony Bravia, naturally, the solutions is to copy the MKV movie files onto a USB drive and plug it into the Sony Bravia and fall back on the couch and enjoy. This is a tutorial about how to convert MKV to mpg for playback on Sony Bravia HD TV via USB port

Step by step guide

  1. Download video converter for Sony Bravia mpg, the software is a cross platform application that will operate on both windows and mac
    Download for Windows       Download-for-MacDownload For Mac
  2. Add your MKV movies to the video conversion tool, set output video format as mpeg-1 mpg
  3. Convert MKV to mp4 for Sony Bravia HDTV
  4. While video encoding is computing intensive, the conversion may take times. After the conversion is over, connect your USB drive with computer and copy the movies to the USB drive
  5. Stick the drive to Bravia TV, and enjoy
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One Comment

  1. Salman
    Posted June 20, 2013 at 8:11 am | Permalink

    Still this is not playing MKV on bravia tv, this is just video conversion from one format to another.

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