How to convert MKV to AVI, MOV, FLV, PS3 and MP4 on MAC with iFunia MKV converter



MKV (Matroska Video) is a popular format for online video distributio
(particularly through BitTorrent networks and all). Nowadays people ca
easily download various sorts of MKV files online free of charge
However, all of the MKV videos can't be directly played in many syste
built-in players, and need to be converted to other formats. Thi
article here will introduce to you what is MKV, how to play MKV video
and convert them with iFunia MKV converter on Mac.

What is MKV
MKV (.MKV), is a new video and audio container format called Matrosk
that similiar to other containers like ASF, AVI, MP4, and 3GP i
conception, but with several new features like support for OGG audio
Variable Framerate Video. It aims to become the standard of multimedi
container formats, it contains three file types: MKV for video file
(including audios and subtitles); MKS for subtitles (only subtitles)
MKA for audio files only. It is an open and free container format, whic
can keep a number of video, audio, picture subtitle components in jus
one file. To store HD video files is the most common use of MKV files.

How to play MKV files on Mac
I recommend trying either MPlayer OS X or VLC Media Player. They are al
These excellent and free multimedia players can tackle many of the vide
formats unknown to QuickTime. They contain a decoder to decode the .MK
files. They will also play many of the formats you will find inside th
.MKV file.

How to convert MKV to AVI, MOV, FLV, PS3 and MP4 on MAC
1. Run iFunia MKV Converter for Mac and add MKV video files
Download and run MKV converter, then Click "Add" button to input MK
files to this program.

2. Select format and set destination folder
Select whatever format you want in the drop-down list of "Format". T
play the video with QuickTime, you can select MP4 or MOV. To sync t
your portable devices, you can select MP4 or 3GP. To edit with iMovie
you can select MP4 or MOV. To upload to video website, you can selec
FLV. To view .mkv files on your PS3 then select PS3 MP4. At the sam
time, specify a directory on your computer to save the output files.

3. Set output settings
You can change the output settings as you need by clicking "Settings"
Remember that the output file size mostly depends on the Bitrate yo
set. Larger Bitrate, larger file size. Actually video with bitrate a
768 is acceptable for watching.

4. Press "Convert" button to start converting
The convert progress bar shows you how much of the encoding i
completed. The encoding time will depend on several variables including
the duration of the video file, the speed of your computer, what othe
activity your computer is currently doing and the bitrate you set. Sur
it is without the problem of audio-video out of sync.

* Batch conversion. You can add as many videos as you want for MKV t
popular file formats batch conversion.
* Merge to one single file. If you want to output one single file fo
easily playing on iPod, iPhone, PSP, Zune, and many other popula
digital players for playback on the go, simply click on the video title
you'd like to merge , then click 'Merge' button and uncheck the forme
separate files if you just need the single merged video file. You ma
see the image below to have an idea.

* Add watermarks. If you want to add watermarks to your videos as you
own logo or just for fun, you can make it in the "edit"-> "Enabl
Watermark". You are able to add text and images to your original video
as watermarks.

After all are over, you get the MKV videos you want to enjoy as you
wishes. Have fun and hope this helps everyone out there

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