Make Sony PS4 Playable MKV files without any problems

It is clear that MKV can’t be played directly on Sony PS4 as the console only supports a few video. So, we should convert MKV to PS4 initially. Below is a detailed guide that shows you the whole process step-by-step.

Just like most people, maybe you’re also hoping that Sony PS4 can support the MKV files very well. That’s because an MKV is an outstanding container with Blu-ray quality. The good news is that Microsoft has improved its support of MKV, so you can enjoy it right away just like other common formats. However, you may have encountered varies problems during the playback, such as the subtitles don’t appear or can’t open the files at all. If so, don’t worry! Brosoft Video Converter provides you with a quick and easy way to get the job done.

This is a very easy-to-use PS4 video converting program which comes with flawless video quality and quick conversion speed. With it, you can convert MKV as well as VOB, MTS, FLV, WMV, etc to PS4 playable format with the best quality. In addition, this PS4 video converter provides video editing functions such as video cut, video joiner, join splitter, effects adjusting, subtitles inserting and more. For Mac users, you can turn to Video Converter for Mac. Just get the right version according to your computer’s OS and follow the step-by-step guide below to convert MKV files to PS4 smoothly.

Read More: How to Play VOB files on PS4

Download MKV to PS4 Converter:

(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)

Tutorial: Converting MKV Videos to PS4 friendly format

Step 1: Load MKV files

Download the MKV video converter on your computer, install and run the program, add .mkv videos. You can choose to import videos or the entire folder by clicking the top left two icons.

Step 2: Select 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 PS4 conversion

After all necessary settings, you can hit the “Convert” to start converting MKV to MP4 with best video settings for PS4.

Once the conversion finished, click “Open” in main interface to quick locate the converted video. Then, you can stream the converted movies to PS4 via DLNA or USB freely.

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Guide on Viewing VOB files Via Apple TV 4/3/2

Summary: Want to stream VOB files via Apple TV 4/3/2? Follow this step by step guide to convert VOB to Apple TV 4/3/2 supported video format for playback with ease.

VOB files are generally from ripped DVDs, including commercial DVD movies and homemade DVDs. At present, its playback on applications and devices is quite limited: only VLC, Mplayer such universal players, or Windows Media Player (but not in Windows 8) and the regular DVD players. If you have some VOB video files ripped from a DVD disc or downloaded from the internet, and now want to stream these VOB files into Apple TV 4/3/2 for ease playback. You’d better convert VOB to Apple TV preferred video formats(i.e. mp4, mov, m4v) initially.

To finish the task quickly and easily, Brorsoft iMedia Converter for Mac is highly recommended. It provides fast access to high-qualified and easy-handled converting and converting from VOB files to virtually any video formats, SD version and HD version on Mac OS X (El Capitan included). What’s more, the program offers kinds of preset profiles for media devices including Amazon Fire TV, iPad, iPhone, Nexus 7, Nook HD, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Galaxy S6, etc to meet your different needs. If you’re using a Windows PC, simply turn to Brorsoft Video Converter Ultimate, which allows you to transcode VOB to Apple TV in Windows (including Windows 8/8.1/10). Now download the right version and follow the tips below to finish your task.

How to convert VOB to Apple TV format on Mac OS X (El Capitan included)

Step 1. Load VOB files to the converter

Launch the VOB converter for Apple TV and click Add to import the VOB movies you need to convert. Or directly drag videos to the left item bar to load them. Batch conversion is supported so you can add multiple files for converting at a time.

Step 2. Choose the output format

Click “Format” bar and turn to the Apple TV category. The program has a number of presets for Apple TV, Apple TV 2, and Apple TV 3rd Generation. Here “Apple TV 3 1080p Dolby Digital Pass-through (*.m4v)” preset is recommended.

Note: By choosing this format, you will get two sound tracks in the result M4V video, one is stereo, and the other is AC3 encoded Dolby Digital 5.1 pass-through. When your Apple TV is connected to audio receiver, the 5.1 surround sound will work. When ATV is connected to your HDTV only, the stereo track will work.

Step 3. Start converting VOB to Apple TV

After all settings, tap “Convert” button to start VOB movies to M4V for Apple TV conversion immediately.

Once conversion completes, you can get the output files via “Open” panel for your Apple TV effortlessly. Now you can enjoy your VOB movies on Apple TV without any issue.

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Easy method to convert Video_TS folder for playing on Plex

Summary: This is a simple guide on how you can watch and stream your Video_TS folder files on Plex Media Server fast, easy and hassle free by converting Video_TS to Plex friendly video.

Plex is a media server application that will help you share music, movies, and your other media collection like your other computer, TV, PS3, Xbox360, Android, iOS, and other DLNA-certified devices locally via home network connection, or remotely, as long as you have a Internet connection. However, if you attempt to stream Video_TS folder files into Plex Media Sever for ease playback, you will definitely encounter some problems like the following:

“I have a number of ripped DVDs that maintain the original DVD file structure. VLC or DVD players can play them fine. But when transferring Video_TS folder files to Plex Media Server, it stops and go with buffering and reloading messages.”

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Frankly, folder structures such as VIDEO_TS or BDMV are generally referred to as “disk image” formats and Plex does not support the use of such formats. If you really want to use Video_TS files with Plex, the easy workaround is to convert them to a fully compatible format with Plex.

Actually, it’s not as difficult as you imagine. What you need is a just a common Video_TS converter like Brorsoft DVD Ripper. The program can help you rip Video_TS to Plex supported video format fast while keeping the original video quality. Besides, it can also convert Video_TS to almost all regular video formats, including AVI, MOV, M4V, WMV, MPG, 3GP, FLV, F4V, etc. If you’re a Mac user, you can turn to Brorsoft DVD Ripper for Mac (El Capitan included), which has the same function as the Windows version.

How to convert Video_TS for Plex streaming

Step 1. Load Video_TS files

Run Brorsoft DVD Ripper and click “Load DVD” to select and load the Video_TS folder to the program.

Step 2. Decide output format

Click Format bar and choose MP4 from Common Video, which can be recognized by Plex well. MKV is also a good choice; as a container format it takes whatever you give it.

Step 3. Advanced Settings

With the right settings you can retain the quality of the original Video_TS files while also saving space. This is particularly helpful when streaming over your network, depending on your network quality. Simply click Settings bar and you can tweak the settings to your satisfaction and even save it as preset.

Step 4. Start the conversion

Hit the “Convert” button at the bottom of the main interface to start the conversion. It will automatically convert VIDEO_TS to Plex Media Server compatible video files.

Once the conversion is finished, click “Open” to quickly find the converted movies. Then, Plex will recognize, catalog, play and stream the encoded Video_TS files just fine.

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Tivo to Vegas Pro – Import/Edit Tivo TV clips in Sony Vegas Pro 8/9/10/11/12

The following step by step guide aims to tell you the easiest way to convert your TiVo shows to MPEG-2 video in a lossless way for Sony Vegas Pro Editing.

Q: Tivo File Cannot Work In Sony Vegas Software
“I have sony vegas studio 6 software to edit movie. I cannot import Tivo file. What should i need to import this file to my software.I need help ASAP !”

Well, Sony Vegas Pro is not compatible with all the formats. In fact, it is more than Vegas Pro has such a problem, the other editing software also has the same problem.Sony Vegas doesn’t support Tivo files as an input format so it is impossible to import Tivo files into Sony Vegas directly.

The common method to open Tivo files in Sony Vegas effortlessly is converting Tivo to Sony Vegas supported formats ( H.264 MOV, wmv-3/wmv-2 WMV or MPEG-2 MPG video) .Luckily, Brorsoft Tivo to Sony Vegas Converter is able to complete this task efficiently.

With this ideal Tivo to Sony Vegas Pro Converter, you can convert Tivo to Vegas Pro most compatible format like MPEG-2 easily and fast. The video quality won’t be reduced through conversion. This powerful video converter also can convert other videos including MP4, MKV, MOV, MXF, MTS, etc to Vegas Pro, Pinnacle Studio, Windows Movie Maker, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro and more NLE supported format on Windows. Besides, with its built-in Editor, you can crop, trim, add effects, subtitles to your Tivo files as you need. Download the tool and follow the guide below, you will be able to convert Tivo to Sony Vegas Pro in few minutes.

Download the Tivo to Vegas Pro Converter:

How to Convert Tivo files for Editing in Sony Vegas Pro

Step 1. Add video files

Run the best Tivo to Sony Vegas Converter, and click the “Add” button to load Tivo videos. If you want to merge multiple clips just need to check the “Merge into one” box.

Step 2. Choose output format

Click “Format” bar to determine output format. Follow “Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas” and select “MPEG-2(*.mpg)” as the output format. Besides, you can also choose WMV (VC-1) (*.wmv) if you want to get a relatively smaller output file.

Tip -Profile Settings: In case the default settings do not fit your requirement, you can click “Settings” button and enter “Profile Settings” panel to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels. If you want to keep you 5.1 Audio Channels, please set ac3 as audio codec.

Step 3. Start conversion

Click “Convert” button to start convert Tivo to MPG for importing to Sony Vegas Pro. When the conversion task is finished, click “Open” button to get the exported files. Now you have got it right, just to import and edit Tivo files within Sony Vegas Pro 8/9/10/11/12 at ease.

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Playback issues between DVD and PS4 – Solved

Summary: This article shows you an easy way to convert DVD to PS4 compatible video files so that you can view DVD movies on PS4 easily asn freely.

The PlayStation 4 serves up dazzling graphics, runs on a simplified and logical interface, and boasts a fantastic controller. It doubles as a great DVD player and has plenty of streaming entertainment apps. However, the new game console seems to be far from perfectness with regard to the DVD feature. Until now, there are many issues of playing DVD on PS4 from PlayStation4 Support.

“Now I know after you updated the PS4 it allowed you to play DVS’s and Blue-Rays, but I’m not sure if this is only happening to me but when I click on the movie it “load” into it but just stays at a black screen? I’ve tried this with DVD’s movies and freeze my ps4 right after clicking on them. Is this a firmware issue? Like with the 1.50 update or could this be hardware? Anyone else having this problem?”

Maybe do some audio video setting could be on the cards to make DVD playable on the Sony’s new game console. But the complexity might be a lot more irritating. Actually, there is an easier way to fix these issue – Convert DVD to PS4 supported video formats like MP4, H.264, MPEG-2, etc. In order to finish the task perfectly, here I highly recommend you try Brorsoft DVD Ripper, which is capable of ripping DVD to PS4 with fast speed and high quality.

In addition, this professional DVD ripper also supports converting DVD ISO/IFO or DVD folder to virtually anu video formats like MKV, VOB, MOV, MP4, AVI, WMV, FLV, etc. Furthermore, it offers 1:1 DVD backup solution, which help you back up any commercial DVD movies without any quality loss. You can effortlessly keep your DVD discs from scratched, damaged, or manage your DVD movies in more convenient way! If you are a Mac user, you can turn to the Mac version for help! Now just choose the right version and follow the below step-by-step guide to finish your task.

Steps to convert DVD to PlayStation 4 (PS3, PSP)

Step 1. Import your DVD movies

Insert the DVD disc into your Windows’s DVD drive and then load the DVD movies to the program by clicking disc icon or directly dragging the disc icon from your desktop to the program. DVD ISO image files and VIDEO_TS folder are also supported.

Step 2 Select the output format

Click on the dropdown menu of “Format” and then move your pointer to “PSP/PS3”. From the sub-list, the “PS3 Video(480P) MPEG-4(*.mp4)”, “PS3 Video(720P) MPEG-4(*.mp4)”, “PS3 Video(1080P) MPEG-4(*.mp4)” are all the friendly formats for both PS3 and 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 converting your movies to PS4

When all settings are done, simply click the Start button to begin the conversion from DVD to PS4. You will get the files converted ready in a few minutes.

When the DVD to PSP MP4 conversion finished, you can freely transfer movie to PS4 and watch movie on PS4 anytime and anywhere you like.

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Ripping DVD with Handbrake under Mac(El Capitan, Yosemite)

Summary: If you are looking for a definite answer- can Handbrake rip DVD movies on Mac, here you will get the answer and learn how to rip DVD on Mac free with Handbrake.

Ripping digital copies of your DVDs so you can take them on the road, play them on any device you want, or drop them on your home theater has never been easier. There are a number of great free and paid applications that can make the process one-click. In this article, we will share a complete guide how to rip DVD on Mac free with Handbrake. Just learn the step-by-step tutorial.

Tutorial: How to use Handbrake to rip DVDs on Mac

Step one: Install the software

To rip a DVD with HandBrake, you need to download the free software.

Step Two: Select a Source

Open Handbrake and you’ll be asked to locate a source. Choose a DVD, DVD image, or a VIDEO_TS folder. You can also choose pretty much any video file, too, as Handbrake will convert standard video files as well.

Tip: Want to make sure you’ve chosen the right title before you start encoding? Pick the one you think you want, then click the Preview Window button and a new window opens up. From there you can scroll through ten still images from the title or, if that’s not good enough, choose to encode and watch 15 to 240 seconds of the title (in 15-second increments).

Step Three: Choose a preset

Now that you’ve decided which title(s) to rip, you need to choose your encoding settings based on the device(s) on which you plan to view the content. Although you can tweak every aspect of encoding, HandBrake includes handy presets that make it much easier. Generally speaking, I advise using them.

If the Presets Drawer isn’t already open, click the Toggle Presets button at the top of the HandBrake window (or press Command-T). In the drawer, you’ll see two types of presets: Devices and Regular. In most cases, you can just focus on the Device ssection. There you’ll find options for Universal, iPod, iPhone & iPod touch, iPad, AppleTV, AppleTV 2, AppleTV 3, Android, and Android Tablet.

Step Four: Tweak your settings

Next you need to decide how high (or low) you want the quality of your ripped content to be. In the video panel, you can drag the Constant Quality slider from left to right to adjust the quality. (Right is higher, left is lower.) Alternatively you can set an average bit rate or use a Handbrake preset for a specific device. Once you’ve chosen your video settings, click the audio tab and make your audio choices. For the most part you can leave this alone, but this section is where you’ll set things like the audio language of your ripped content. Y

Step Five: Start Ripping

Now that you’ve got all your settings in Handbrake you can go ahead and rip that DVD. If you’re only ripping a single file, press the Start button up top. If you want to batch-rip more content, click the Add to Queue button (also up top) and repeat this process for the addition content. Once you’ve got it all in your queue, go ahead and press the Start button.

Editor’s Note: The latest version of Handbrake works on Macs running OS X 10.6 or later including 10.11. But HandBrake doesn’t include the software needed to decrypt commercial DVDs. To rip and convert copy-protected DVDs on Mac OS X, you’d better seek for a more professional DVD ripper for Mac OS X.

Best Handbrake Alternative to Rip DVD on Mac OS X

The best handbrake alternative for ripping Blu-ray movies we can recommend is Brorsoft DVD Ripper for Mac.

This tool is especially made for DVD ripping, conversion and backup under Mac OS X including El Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks, Mountain Lion, etc. And it takes everything from the DVD, including the chapters, extras, and subtitles. It helps you copy and rip DVD to popular video and audio formats like MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV, MPEG, FLV, MP3, M4A, AC3, AAC, WMA, etc. bypassing protection. Plus, it has more than 150+ optimized outputs which can helps you simply convert or rip Blu-ray to play on a large variety of mobile devices like iPad, iPhone 6, Kindle Fire HD, Google Nexus 7/Nexus 10, Nook HD, Samsung Galaxy Tab, Galaxy S6/S5, Microsoft Surface RT/Pro etc with excellent output quality and fast conversion speed. The well-designed interface makes it easier to operate for everything.

(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)

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Best choice to Convert Blu-ray to H.264 MKV for HD Playback

Summary: Wanna rip Blu-ray to H.264 MKV? This article shares a step-by-step guide on how to convert Blu-ray to H.264 MKV so that you can enjoy your Blu-ray movies more conveniently.

As cloud storage becomes more affordable, physical storage media Blu-rays are quickly becoming a thing of the past. Although Blu-ray file is convenient for backing up and archiving. It’s not natively supported by most digital players. If you have got lots of Blu-ray files and want to rip them to videos for HD backup and then to play on HDTV or other HD media players. Converting Blu-ray to H.264 MKV maybe a wise choice!

In fact, with the right program, you can convert Blu-ray to H.264 encoded MKV easily and quickly. Brorsoft Blu-ray Ripper is one of the most frequently used Blu-ray ripping tool to convert Blu-ray movies to H.264 MP4 as well as H.264 MOV, H.264 MKV etc videos in an amazing way. With full Blu-ray supports, it is capable of removing AACS and BD+ copy-protections as well as converting Blu-ray to all other regular video formats like MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV, FLV, WMV, etc. Moreover, video editing functions like clip, rotate, add watermarks, adjust video effects, etc. are provided. The equivalent Mac version is Blu-ray Ripper for Mac which is able to convert Blu-ray to H.264 MKV on Mac OS X (El Capitan included). Now just choose the right version according to your demand and follow the guide to accomplish the conversion.

Guide: Rip/Convert Blu-ray to H.264 MKV quickly and easily

Step 1: Import the Blu-ray movie to the Blu-ray to H.264 MKV Converter.

Launch the best Blu-ray to H.264 MKV Converter and click icon like a disc to load your Blu-ray movie to it.

Tip: Freely select the subtitles for you Blu-ray movies from the “Subtitles” option. Thus, you can backup and transfer Blu-ray movie to HDTV or other home theater.

Step 2. Choose output format

Select “MKV(Matroska)(for MKV is usually encoded with H.264)Video (*.mkv)” as output format from “Common Video” category under the drop-down list of “Format”. If you want to get better HD video quality, just select “MKV HD Video (*.mkv)” from “HD Video” category.

Tips: Within this Blu-ray to H.264 MKV converter, you could adjust video and audio parameters of output MKV files like video codec, audio codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, channel, etc. by clicking the “Settings” button.

Step 3. Start the conversion

When you’re ready for the conversion, click the “Convert” button to start the Blu-ray to H.264 MKV conversion. In a few minutes, you’ll get the ripped H.264.mkv files. Just enjoy your movie!

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