Recently my friend Eric lost his Samsung S7 and I suggested that the new delivered Smart phone Google Pixel XL might be a good choice for him to change his new cell phone. Finally he took my advice but a few days later he complained to me about the problem that he couldn’t play his MKV movies on his new phone.
I believe that more than one person has such issue about play MKV on Google Pixel. Today in this post, I will show you the solution about how to watch MKV on Google Pixel.
Part 1: Know about Google Pixel and its supported formats
Google Pixel is a line of consumer electronic devices pushed out by Google in 2013 which includes the Pixel C tablet, Chromebook laptop and the Pixel smart phones. Just like Apple, Google Pixel also has a very limited support for video formats. If you are a Pixel user you will find that Google Pixel XL (Smart phone) only can play MP4 videos and Google Pixel C (tablet) support MP4, WMV, FLV and 3GP, which means that neither Pixel Smart phone nor tablet can play MKV freely.
So here comes the question: How to play MKV on Google Pixel devices? You have 2 ways to solve it. One method is to download a Google Pixel MKV player which can play MKV on Google Pixel like MX Player, but there is a problem that if your MKV videos is too large to adapt to phone or tablet, Google Pixel MKV player might not give you best video experience. The other method is to use MKV to Google Pixel converter to convert MKV to another formats supported by Google Pixel. In the next part I will introduce a video converter to you so that you can convert your MKV videos.
Part 2: Best MKV to Google Pixel Converter-Leawo Video Converter
The most efficient video converter I suggest you use is Leawo Video Converter, one of the most popular converters in the world, and it is also a professional MKV to Google Pixel converter program which supports more than 180 different formats including MP4, AVI, FLV, MKV, WMV, 3GP etc. That’s the reason why I think it is the best choice to help you convert MKV to Google Pixel. In addition, it can satisfy the video conversion needs for various formats and devices. After converting, you can enjoy your MKV movies on Apple devices, Android devices, media players, 3D display devices, etc. Moreover, it provides you with rich video editing features. And it converts MKV to Google Pixel without quality loss. So don’t worry about that the output video will destroy the experience for watching on Google Pixel.
Part 3: How to convert MKV to Google Pixel supported format with Leawo Video Converter?
According to the above part we can figure out that some video formats can be played on the Google Pixel, therefore, you just need to convert MKV to any other format which is supported by Google Pixel. As you can see, Leawo Video Converter is a powerful video converter that can help you to converter MKV to other formats, of course including MP4, WMV, FLV and 3GP. So in this part I will choose MP4, one format of them, to show you how to convert MKV to Google Pixel. First you need to download and install Leawo Video Converter on your computer first. The download buttons are listed below
Step 1: Import source MKV video files
Open Leawo Video Converter to enter the main program interface, importing source MKV video files and choosing the target video by clicking the “Add Video” button.
Step 2: Set MP4 as output format
Commonly MP4 is the default format so you don’t need to change output format any more, but if you want to convert MKV to other supported formats you have to click the drop-down box next to the “Add Photo” button and select “Change” option on the list. On the child window, you can set output format form “format” column or just use the searching box to find it.
Step 3: Convert MKV to MP4
Finally, click the green button you can set the output file on the popup sidebar. Clicking the “Convert” button again.
After it finished the conversion, you will successfully convert MKV to google pixel supported MP4 format. In this case, you can fluently watch MKV movies on google pixel.
In conclusion, it is not complicated to convert MKV to Google Pixel with Leawo Video Convert. You just need a very simple procedure not more 3 steps to obtain a high-quality converted video which can be played on your Google Pixel. To tell the truth, you can hardly find such a convenient and multifunctional video converter like Leawo Video Converter to assist you in video conversion without spending your money.