MKV to Sony PS4 with Plex on Mac / Windows In Just 3 Steps!

You can easily convert MKV files to MP4 format to watch MKV on Sony PS4/PS3/PSP via Plex with the help of Brorsoft Video Converter, a direct converter that converts just about any media file for Sony Playstation on Mac and Windows.

Question:MKV files on ps4 with Plex

"Hi, I just started using plex today so forgive me if I'm not explaining my problem clearly. I'm trying to stream mkv's from my computer to my ps4, I've tried it with other files and it works fine but I get the message "there was a problem playing this item" on the ps4 when I select to play an MKV. They do show up in the library etc "

How to stream MKV with DTS on Sony PS4 via Plex? The answer is easy.

The easy option is to convert MKV to Plex compatible video files then transfer the converted files to your Sony PS4. Along with some help from third party program, it can be done effortlessly. Here I will take Brorsoft Video Converter for instance to show you how to get MKV and Plex to play nicely.

For Mac users, you can turn to the equivalent Mac version Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac, which can convert MKV files to Plex Media Sever on Mac OS X (El Capitanincluded) without issue. Just get the right version and follow the steps below to convert MKV for adding to Plex Media Sever.

(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)

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[Guide] How to play MKV files via Plex for Sony PS4

Step 1: Load original MKV files

Click “Add” button on the main interface to load your MKV files to the program. (Drag&Drop function is included.)

Step 2. Choose the output format

Click on the dropdown menu of "Format" and then move your pointer to "PSP/PS3". From the sub-list, you can choose "PS3 Video(720P) MPEG-4(*.mp4)", "PS3 Video(1080P) MPEG-4(*.mp4)" as the target format for your PS4.

Tip: If the default video/parameters can't meet your needs, just click Settings icon to adjust the video codec, bitrate, frame rate, audio sample rate, etc to get a decent video as you want. In principle, the larger input values, the better output quality, but the corresponding larger file size.

Step 3: Start MKV to Plex Conversion

Tap the Conversion button on the main interface to start transcoding MKV to Plex Media Server MP4 format for Sony PS4.

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 and sharing to your Sony PS4/PS3/PSP via Plex Media Server.

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