Summary: The article shows you the easiest way to convert YIFY MKV movies to Android tablet or phone supported video formats for smooth playback. Learn details now.
Most of the Android gadgest like Samsung Galaxy Tab, Nook HD, Kindle Fire HD, Galxy Note are great for watching movies. The following guide aims to show you how to get your YIFY MKV movies onto Android tablet or phone to have more fun.
Method 1. Convert YIFY MKV to Android compatible format
Neither Android phones nor tablets support playing Yify MKV files well, Thus, in order to watch YIFY MKV on Android, you need to convert YIFY MKV to Android supported video formats (e.g. MP4) first. It can be done effortlessly along with some help from a prefessional Android video conversion tool.
Here Brorsoft Video Converter is highly recommended. With it, you can easily and quickly convert MKV files to a decent format like MP4 you want keeping the best quality. Then you can play Yify mkv files on Galaxy Tab, Galaxy S7, Kindle Fire HD, Nexus 7 with ease. Besides Yify MKV, it can also convert among almost all popular video/audio formats, including MP4, MOV, AVI, WMV, FLV, MPG, MP3, OGG, WMA, etc. If you are using a Mac, please turn to Video Converter for Mac.
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Convert Yify MKV to Android friendly format
The tutorial will take the Windows version of the video converter. Encoding Yify movie to Android on Mac is almost the same. Just get the right version.
Step 1. Import source videos
Install and run this Yify movie converter, add the .mkv videos which you want to convert by directly dragging them to the main window of this program. Another way to import files can be done with clicking the Add button.
Step 2. Select Android supported format
elect an Android friendly format, e.g. H.264 .mp4 for conversion. Basically the "Common Video -> H.264 Video (*.mp4)" is a universal format for Android tablets and smartphones. Besides, there are optimized formats for Samsung, Motorola, Acer, Asus, Sony, Toshiba, HTC, etc branded Android devices; choose a proper one as you need. Or depends on your device, you can choose a suitable video format from "Android" catalogue.
Tip- Video/Audio parameter settings:
If you need, you can click Settings to set the video parameters like bit rate, resolution, frame rate, etc. Remember the file size and video quality is based more on bitrate than resolution which means bitrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss.
Step 3. Start converting videos
When all settings are done, simply click the Convert button to begin the conversion from Yify MKV to Android MP4 format. When the conversion is finished, you can import and play your Yify videos on Android tablet or phone with the best quality.
Method 2. Install 3rd party video player apps on Android
Alternatively, you can also try to install a video player for Android that can play MKV movies as well as other AVI, WMV, MPG, MOV, etc. videos. If you search online, you will find there are many free MKV players for Android in the "Google play" and most of them are free. Popular Android MKV players include Mobo Player, MX Video Player, RockPlayer, mvideo player and Dice player, etc.
Note: There are a lot of user feedback to say "None of the Android player changes MKV file size and resolution, though there are so many MKV players for Android, many of them can't play HD 720p or 1080p MKV movies in VP8 codec with high quality on your Android device. Something even worse, some apps will slow download your device.
OK. We’ve listed the two possible solutions for you to view Yify movies on Android. Personally I prefer the first way. It takes some time, but works all the time.
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