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View All Types of MKV on LG TV via USB or DLNA

Some annoying problems with being unable to play MKV on LG TV:

  • MKV playback no audio on LG TV when putting MKV to LG TV via USB
  • Got a blanket "yes, it plays mkv videos" response, but haven't had any luck getting it to stream any of mkv you have downloaded on LG TV via DLNA

Why can't I play certain MKV files on LG TV via USB or DLNA

LG TV Supported File Formats

File Extensions






Video Codecs




, XViD



Audio Codecs







  1. MKV indeed certificated to LG TV according to the table above, but MKV is only an open standard container which Contains a variety of different encoded video, more than 16 different formats of audio, subtitle streams in different languages and other related data. Maybe the MKV movie you want to view is encoded with LG TV not accepted codec.
  2. MKV files with improper resolution, frame rate, bitrates and other specifications matter will also result in fail-play event.

How to view All Types of MKV on LG TV via USB or DLNA

In fact, no matter what playback issues you have encounted when you try to view MKV on LG TV, an effective solution is to re-encode unrecognized MKV movies to LG TV recognized movie format. What you need is just a powerful third-party MKV to LG TV video converter tool, especially the one with fast conversion speed, friendly user interface, simple operating procedure, lossless output videos, different kinds of formats supported including MKV, MP4, MOV, AVI and so on.

iFastime Video Converter Ultimate may be fit for you. The straightforward workplace and intuitive design of this LG TV Converter will make the process much easier than you thought. With a few clicks, your MKV videos will be instantly and fast converted to more compatible video format to LG TV. Now the easy convert procedure is offered to you step by step.

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Convert MKV files to LG TV for playing via USB or DLNA

Step 1. Add MKV video

Install and lunch this MKV to LG TV video converter. Iallow you to import your MKV files in two different ways. Click "File > Add Video/Audio" buttion or the the plus sign.

Step 2. Set LG TV friendly Video Format

Choose output profile: Click "Format" bar, choose TVS and select "LG TV (*.mp4)". Or select "MP4 Side-by-Side 3D Video (*.mp4)" for LG 3D TV.

And for playing MKV on LG 4K Ultra HD TV, choose "H.265 HD Video(*.mp4)" from "HD Video".

Step 3: Advanced Video, Audio Settings (optional)

The default setting will work great for your LG TV as long as you click the "Settings" button to set MKV files by yourself, including video resolution, bit rate, audio sample rate, audio channel etc.

Step 4: Transcode MKV to LG TV format you choose

Click "Start conversion" button to start MKV to LG TV conversion. The process will be finished soon. After the conversion, you can easily find the encoded MKV video clips in the destination folder by clicking "Open" button for playing.

How to Stream MKV to LG TV via USB or DLNA

As your MKV files have already been converted to the proper format on your computer, now you need to stream the converted MKV movies to LG TV, two viable ways are as follow.

1. Stream MKV to LG TV via USB.

  • Ensure the video file format is compatible with your TV (you can check this by searching for your TV model on the manufacturers website and checking its specifications).
  • Copy the video file(s) to your USB drive.
  • Insert USB into TV.
  • Select the USB channel on your TV.
  • Use the TV's file explorer to locate and play the desired video.

2. Stream MKV Files to LG TV over DLNA

If your LG TV is DLNA certified, with the help of DLNA server like Plex, Serviio, Twonky, and etc, then lunch Windows Media Player on Windows PC and click the icon "Stream" and then point to "Turn on home media streaming". You'll find the "Media streaming options" page, go for "Turn on media streaming" button. Type the administrator password or provide the confirmation if necessary. Then Click the video you want to stream to the DLNA-compatible TV, and right-click the selected video to point to "Play to" option for streaming.

Wanna having more transferring ways, this article may be of some use.

Top 2 Best Free MKV Player for PC, Mac, Mobile Devices

In case you wanna play MKV movies on your computer or smart phones,here a couple of free MKV players is recommended to you.

1. VLC Media Player

VLC Media Player is a favorite of many video watchers thanks to abundant format support, style, and customization options. There aren't many videos this app can't play and play amazingly well. It's more than enough to be the only video player you'll ever need on your computer.

2. MX Player

With its support for most video formats and excellent performance, MX Player stands out as a high-quality app in a category saturated by unoptimized or ad-infested players. It plays almost everything and does it smoothly, saving you the trouble of having to mess with video converters.

Additional Tip:

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No more talking, just follow my suggestion and have a try! Hope you having a good time watching fantastic MKV movies on your LG TV!

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