MKV is the file extension for Matroska. Matroska Multimedia Container is an open standard, free container format, a file format that can hold an unlimited number of video, audio, picture, or subtitle tracks in one file. It is intended to serve as a universal format for storing common multimedia content, like movies or TV shows.
Though MKV video is widely used currently, it is not accepted by iOS or Mac. SO if you want to watch MKV video on your iPad or iPhone, you have to convert MKV to MP4 firstly. This post will share you ways to convert MKV to MP4 online and offline.
Step 1 Download Free Video Converter to your Mac, install and run it.
Step 2 Click "Add File(s)" to Load one MKV file or numbers of MKV files.
Step 3 Select "MP4" from "Output format", and click "Convert" to start to convert MKV to MP4.
VLC is famous as the free media player. Also, it can be as the free video converter to convert MKV video to MP4. VLC has Windows versions and Mac version, and you can download the Mac version to your Mac.
Step 1 Run VLC for Mac on your Mac.
Step 2 Click "File" > "Convert / Stream" > "Open media" to load the MKV file.
Step 3 Select "MP4" from "Choose Profile".
Step 4 Click "Save as File" > "Browse" to "Choose local location" and rename the video, then click "Save" to start to convert MKV to MP4.
There are various online MKV to MP4 converters, and you can Google to find the best one you like. In the following description, we will take http://www.convertfiles.com/convert/video/MKV-to-MP4.html for example in the following description.
Step 1 Go to http://www.convertfiles.com/convert/video/MKV-to-MP4.html, and click "Browse" to load the MKV files from your computer.
Step 2 Choose "MP4" from the "Output format".
Step 3 Click "Convert" to start to convert MKV to MP4. Here you could also checkmark "Send a download link to my email" to download the converted video.
By now, all free ways for converting MKV to MP4 have been shared here. You can get the best one to have a free try.
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You can also check the video tutorial as below: