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To play MKV files, the easiest method would be to install the free "VLC Media Player" (you can google it and find it really easy) and open the file in question with it. It should work just fine!

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Hi There,

I'd recommend downloading (free) Final Media Player and run the files from there.

http://www.finalmediaplayer.com/downloading.html

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Not able to play .mkv files. Please provide with the solution. I had also installed the K-lite Codec. Using XP operating System.


Hi,

Download VLC media player or DivX. I use VLC media player as my media and audio player. It is the best free program out there. DivX can also play .mkv files.

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I have a LG DV6H which I just got. I plug my external drive and I notice that not all my movies are showing on the drive. Most are MKV files. Do I need to do a software update or something.


Yes you need to convert it. LGDV6H wont play mp4. IT plays well mkv, avi and other formats.You will have to convert files to mkv to play and its very easy. Download mkvtoolnix from http://www.bunkus.org/blog/ and use the program mkvmerge. add your files and mux it. BEWARE after adding and before muxing please select each track and go to 'extra option' and select in compression 'none'. Then mux it and play the mkv file. Trust me it works. It has worked for me.Even mkv files that wont play can be muxed again with the previous settigns and then it plays. Its taht simple.

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LGDV6H wont play mp4. IT plays well mkv, avi and other formats.You will have to convert files to mkv to play and its very easy. Download mkvtoolnix from http://www.bunkus.org/blog/ and use the program mkvmerge. add your files and mux it. BEWARE after adding and before muxing please select each track and go to 'extra option' and select in compression 'none'. Then mux it and play the mkv file. Trust me it works. It has worked for me.

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LGDV6H wont play mp4. IT plays well mkv, avi and other formats.You will have to convert files to mkv to play and its very easy. Download mkvtoolnix from http://www.bunkus.org/blog/ and use the program mkvmerge. add your files and mux it. BEWARE after adding and before muxing please select each track and go to 'extra option' and select in compression 'none'. Then mux it and play the mkv file. Trust me it works. It has worked for me.Even mkv files that wont play can be muxed again with the previous settigns and then it plays. Its taht simple.

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Hi. I would Suggest you download the latest version of VLC and install it as a full installation.

This is the website where you can DL the latest version of the VLC player. http://filehippo.com/download_vlc/

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