How to Import MKV to Roku to Solve Roku MKV?

MKV to Roku Converter - Convert MKV to Roku Supported Video

Why can not import MKV to Roku? Why some MKV can be imported to Roku while others can not? How to import all MKVs to Roku? If you also have one of the above confusion go to further read this article.


Why Can not Import MKV to Roku?

Roku can be simply considered as a digital media player. Roku users can watch over-the-top contents from Roku channels provided by Roku partners. Besides Roku allows its users to import their personal video files to Roku for watching via USB. When importing video to Roku, Roklu supports H.264/AVC (.MKV, .MP4, .MOV), on Roku 4 only: H.265/HEVC (.MKV, .MP4, .MOV); VP9 (.MKV), so if your MKV file is not encoded with H.264/AVC or H.265/HEVC or VP9, you can not import your MKV to Roku 4 or former versions for playing.


How to Import All MKV in Roku?

You can try to play MKV in Roku, if your Roku can play your MKV, congratulations! You got lucky. If not, you need to convert your MKV to Roku compatible H.264/AVC.MKV or H.265/HEVC .MKV or VP9.MKV. To best convert MKV to Roku compatible MKV, you need the best MKV to Roku converter- Avdshare Video Converter.

 MKV to Roku Converter - Avdshare Video Converter

Avdshare Video Converter can batch convert MKV to Roku compatible MKV with its original video quality.

Besides Avdshare Video Converter can also convert FLV, AVI, WMV, WEBM, VOB, MP4, ASF, 3GP and other Roku unsupported video formats to Roku supported one.

And also Avdshare Video Converter supports to convert between 70+ video formats.

Additionally Avdshare Video Converter can also extract audio from video or edit video or audio files.

It also helps to convert video to solve can't play video files on Apple TV, Samsung TV, iPad, Sony TV, etc.



How to Convert MKV to Roku Supported MKV?

The converting MKV to Roku supported MKV is offered for you.

Make Preparation: Free download MKV to Roku Converter


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



Step 1 Load MKV files

Click "Add file" button to load MKV file(s) to Avdshare Video Converter. Dragging and dropping MKV file to Avdshare Video Converter is also available.



Step 2 Set Roku supported MKV as exporting format

Click "Profile" button and then choose H.264/AVC.MKV or H.265/HEVC .MKV or VP9.MKV as the exporting format.

Tips: if you got Roku 1, Roku 2 or Roku 3 in hand, choose H.264/AVC.MKV as your exporting format. If your got Roku 4 in hand, choose H.265/HEVC .MKV or VP9.MKV as your exporting format.


Step 3 Convert MKV to Roku supported video formats

Click "Convert" button to complete converting MKV to Rolu supported MKV. And then you can import the converted MKV to Roku for playing.

How to Import MKV to Roku for Playing via USB?

  1. Select Roku Media Player channel
  2. Insert USB to Roku USB port
  3. Select the video media type
  4. Select the device on which you save the content
  5. Use the arrow and select keys to locate the video content you want to play
  6. Press Play or OK on the video content you want to play.