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Windows 7: .MKV conversion


05 May 2011   #1

Windows 8.1 - 64 Bit
 
 
.MKV conversion

As per topic, I got few movies in .MKV extension and video quality is like full HD 1080p. I want to burn them on DVD's so I can play them on my home theater system but it won't let me. I've to convert them into .avi or .wmv to burn DVD's which loses video quality.

Is there anyway to burn these .MKV without converting/losing video quality?

Thanks

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05 May 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

Hello there. There is no software can do that. You'll always will lose the quality.
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05 May 2011   #3

Windows 8.1 - 64 Bit
 
 

thats a shame really
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05 May 2011   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

If you do have a HDTV and want to view your HD movies, then I would suggest you to buy a Sony PS3 for its Bluray BD Player. ( I do not work for Sony )

Then an easy way to play your HD MKV files will be to stream it to your PS3 through WMP.

If you are content with viewing it in DVD quality, then try Freemake Video Converter to burn it to a DVD. See my post here .
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06 May 2011   #5
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

You can also look at Western Digital's WDTVLive or WDTVLive plus.
It supports a number of containers and codec standards. (eg. MKV + H.264).
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06 May 2011   #6

Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008r2, Web Server 2008
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ponmayilal View Post
If you do have a HDTV and want to view your HD movies, then I would suggest you to buy a Sony PS3 for its Bluray BD Player. ( I do not work for Sony )

Then an easy way to play your HD MKV files will be to stream it to your PS3 through WMP.

If you are content with viewing it in DVD quality, then try Freemake Video Converter to burn it to a DVD. See my post here .

Actually I wouldn't buy a Ps3, you may get hacked or have your personal information stolen.
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06 May 2011   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mckillwashere View Post
.......Actually I wouldn't buy a Ps3, you may get hacked or have your personal information stolen.
I don't have a PlayStationNetwork account. I bought it only for playing BDs and it is another Media Center. So no worries .
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06 May 2011   #8

Windows 8.1 - 64 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ponmayilal View Post
If you do have a HDTV and want to view your HD movies, then I would suggest you to buy a Sony PS3 for its Bluray BD Player. ( I do not work for Sony )

Then an easy way to play your HD MKV files will be to stream it to your PS3 through WMP.

If you are content with viewing it in DVD quality, then try Freemake Video Converter to burn it to a DVD. See my post here .
I already got PS3

I guess I'll stick with .mkv for the moment and forget converting these to DVD
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06 May 2011   #9

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Ponmayilal View Post
If you do have a HDTV and want to view your HD movies, then I would suggest you to buy a Sony PS3 for its Bluray BD Player. ( I do not work for Sony )

Then an easy way to play your HD MKV files will be to stream it to your PS3 through WMP.

If you are content with viewing it in DVD quality, then try Freemake Video Converter to burn it to a DVD. See my post here .
You are still going to lose quality streaming it. It'll end up about DVD quality streaming it through the PS3. Only way to watch it in HD is to plug it in HDMI or DVI from a laptop to the TV.
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06 May 2011   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

^Not necessarily, if you go through the intermediate step of remuxing to vob, using mkv2vob and then stream it through WMP12. Of course your network capability to sustain high data transfer rate comes into play - but can be achieved.

I also understand that you can stream copy these higher than 4GB vob files into the FAT32 PS3 drive. Have not tried to find the veracity though.

That said, there is nothing like a direct play and direct plugin without any intermediate processing and transmission of data. That is why I am averse to streaming and/or converting to other formats.

Have a look at this article How To Play MKV Files On Playstation 3

And for anyone interested in setting up a WMP12-PS3 stream-machine a few more

AVForums.com - View Single Post - Windows 7 to PS3 Streaming - Help? and

http://www.hack7mc.com/2009/02/mkvs-...windows-7.html ( I go with Shark 007 codecs)

And there are many more to confuse you if you search google.
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