How to Play MKV on Chromecast?

MKV to Chromecast Converter - Convert MKV to Chromecast

Simply speaking, Chromecast is a digital media streaming device which can play internet or local network based video or audio on your TV by Wi-Fi streaming. Besides Chromecast also supports to play the video or audio stored on your computer, laptop or other hard drive provided that the Google Cast is installed. When playing local video via Google Cast, MP4 or WebM container format with H.264 High Profile Level 4.1 or VP8 codec is supported, which well explains why you encounter cannot play MKV in Chromecast.


In order to play MKV in Chromecast successfully you need to convert MKV to Chromecast supported MP4 or WebM with H.264 High Profile Level 4.1 or VP8 codec, to get which you will need Avdshare Video Converter, the most professional MKV to Chromecast converter.

MKV to Chromecast converter - Avdshare Video Converter

Convert all MKV with any codec to Chromecast supported MP4 or WebM with H.264 High Profile Level 4.1 or VP8 codec.

Convert other Chromecast unsupported FLV, AVI, MOV, WMV, 3GP, ASF, AVCHD, etc to Chromecast supported one.

Convert MKV to any video format, like converting MKV to AVI, to WEBM, to AVCHD, WMV, FLV, ASF, MOV, etc.

Edit MKV before importing MKV to Chromecast or edit Chromecast supported MP4 or WebM or edit any video format with many wonderful editing features.

Convert Chromecast unsupported audio file to Chromecast supported one.

How to Convert MKV to Chromecast with Avdshare Video Converter

You can follow the converting MKV to Chromecast step by step guide to convert MKV to Chromecast supported MP4 or WebM. This guide will take converting MKV to Chromecast supported MP4 as an example.

Make Preparation: Free download MKV to Chromecast Converter


Free download the professional MKV to Chromecast Converter - Avdshare Video Converter (for Windows, for Mac), install and then launch it, the following interface will pop up.



Step 1 Import MKV files

Click "Add file" button to import MKV file(s) to Avdshare Video Converter. Dragging and dropping the MKV file to Avdshare Video Converter is supported.



Step 2 Set Chromecast Supported MP4 as the output format

Click "Profile" button and then choose MP4 H.264 or MP4 VP8 as the exporting format.


Step 3 Convert MKV to Chromecast Supported MP4

Click "Convert" button to finish converting Chromecast Supported MP4. And then you can play the converted video file on Chromecas.


With Avdshare Video Converter in hand, you can not only solve the MKV to Chromecast issue, but also can get all the following ones solved:

  1. I set Chromecast up with iPad, and when I play video on my Philip TV, I always get an error 'No Video Signal' or 'Unsupported Video Format'. Who knows why it happens?
  2. I can not play MKV on Chromecast, what video formats can Chromecast play? Thanks.
  3. When I play MP4 video from Nexus 7 to my TV, I just get audio no video, I am upset, how to solve that?
  4. When I play MP4 video stored in my computer, I can just watch the video for couple of seconds, then I get a flicker. Why?
  5. Can not play AVI video on Chromecast, who knows how to play it?