MKV is also named as Matroska Multimedia Container which is a file format that contains a number of video, audio or subtitle tracks in one file. MKV files are often saved in large scale. Besides, due to its super video quality, it is welcomed by more and more users. But the sad thing is many DVD players do not support MKV files and it is not convenient to share with others. In such cases, how to play MKV files on DVD player successfully? Is there a DVD player that plays MKV files? Well, just be patient. Even though DVD players are not compatible with MKV files, then you can choose to convert MKV to play on DVD player. In other words, if the MKV files have been converted to other video formats, then you can play the converted MKV files on DVD player. Next are the two solutions for you.

Solution 1: Convert MKV to AVI to play on DVD player

How to play MKV files on DVD player? If the MKV can’t be recognized by DVD player, then you can convert the MKV to other formats, such as AVI which is supported by most DVD players. In order to convert MKV to AVI, you need to prepare a video converter. Here you can use Leawo Video Converter which could support 180+ video and audio formats conversion with accuracy and no quality loss. With Leawo Video Converter, you can personalize the MTS video including file merging, media editing, 3D movie creating, parameter adjusting, etc with the best output quality.

Step 1. Download Leawo Video Converter and install it on your computer.

Step 2. Load the MKV file. You can click the “Add Video” icon to import the MKV file or just drag the video directly to the main menu.

Step 3. Select the output format. You can open drop-down box beside the green icon “Convert” to choose “Change” to enter the “Profile” panel where you can set the output video format. Here, you can choose “AVI Video”.

Step 4. Set the AVI Video parameters. You can just open the drop-down box to click “Edit” instead of “Change” in the main menu.

Step 5. Click the big green icon “Convert” on the main interface. Before it starts, you need to confirm the “Save to” route. Then just click “Convert” to start. Finally, you just need to wait and the conversion process will be completed in several minutes. When it is done, you can obtain a new converted MKV file.

Solution 2: Burn MKV to a DVD to play on DVD player

Though avi is supported by most DVD players with USB ports, it’s not supported by all DVD players. So the first solution is not that promising. Now the second solution will be introduced is to burn the MKV video to into a DVD disc, so that it’s enssured that your MKV file can be played on a DVD player. Therefore, in order to play MKV files which will be burned to a DVD disc on DVD player, a powerful DVD burner will be needed. I will strongly push Leawo DVD Creator in the first place. Leawo DVD Creater can burn DVD from more than 180+ formats of videos and photos with 6X faster speed, including AVI, MKV, MP4, WMV, FLV and so on. Additionally, it can allow you to experience all kinds of DVD menu templates for free and you can edit your video according to your own preference. After you burn MKV to DVD, not only can you play the DVD on your DVD player, but also on PC with a free DVD player program for Windows. But first, please refer to the following detailed instructions to burn MKV to a DVD.

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DVD Creator 

☉ Convert all video files like MP4, AVI, MKV to DVD format fast.

☉ Create DVD-5, DVD-9 disc, folder and/or ISO image without quality loss.

☉ 1-click operation to create photo slideshows and burn to DVD easily.

☉ 1-click ISO image burner to burn ISO image file to DVD disc.

☉ Multiple built-in menu templates and edit disc menu with personal preferrences.

☉ Easily editable video effects, 2D to 3D conversion support.

Step 1. Download Leawo DVD Creator and install it on your computer.

Step 2. Insert a new DVD disc which has enough capacity for the MKV file.

Step 3. Add MKV file to Leawo DVD Creator by clicking “Add Video” on the main menu. After loading the MKV file, you can set the output DVD disc type (DVD-5 or DVD-9), quality and aspect ratio (16:9 or 4:3) at the bottom.

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Step 4. Add MKV file to Leawo DVD Creator by clicking “Add Video” on the main menu. After loading the MKV file, you can set the output DVD disc type (DVD-5 or DVD-9), quality and aspect ratio (16:9 or 4:3) at the bottom.

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Step 5. Start burning. Click “Burn” icon to start DVD burning. Then you will see burning settings panel where you need to figure out “Burn to”, “Disc Label”, and “Save to” options. When it is done, the MKV to DVD burning process will begin.

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Conclusion: A simple comparison between the two

Since MKV files are not compatible with DVD player, the problem on how to play MKV files on DVD player may confuse you to some extent. You may have sought for a DVD player that player MKV files. But by referring to the above solutions, you can choose to convert MKV files to AVI format with Leawo Video Converter or burn the MKV files to a new DVD disc with Leawo DVD Creator so that it can be played on a DVD player.

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The former solution will be more convenient in that the digital AVI files are portable so that you can watch them anytime anywhere. While the latter solution is more official and safe to some extent because a DVD disc must be compatible with DVD play without any doubts. But the physical DVD discs are easily damaged or ruined. Anyway, it depends on your own needs. Leawo Video Converter and Leawo DVD Creator are all professional and comprehensive programs to help you solve the problem on how to play MKV files on DVD player.