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Can VLC Play MKV? How to Fix VLC Not Playing MKV?

-"My VLC can't play MKV files, I tried every solution I could find on the forums, Yahoo answer, but it still takes a while to start playing or stutters on playback, should I give up on VLC because of this? "

Still griping about VLC can't play MKV like it suppose to be? But couldn't find an effective way to solve this problem? Be patient, in order to play MKV files with VLC in good condition, you need to figure out where the problem lies.

5KPlayer - Best Solution to VLC Can't Play MKV File

Play, convert, stream MKV file, 5KPlayer is a universal tool to solve VLC can't play MKV. No matter the MKV file is in 1080p, 4K, 8K with H.265/HEVC or VP8, 5KPlayer will simply play the MKV file smoothly without hiccups. Simply put, this best VLC alternative is the epitome of how MKV video playback should be.

Best Solution to Solve VLC Not Play MKV
5KPlayer Solves VLC Can't Play MKV.

▶ VLC alternative - 5KPlayer supports playing MKV (H.265) fluently without issues.
▶ VLC alternative excels in play 8K UHD on both Mac and PC.
▶ VLC alternative has an media library while VLC doesn't.
▶ VLC alternative also solved VLC can't play DVD problem.

And to solve VLC can't play MKV, the easiest way is to:

Step 1: Free download this VLC alternative for Windows and Mac right on this page.
Step 2: Launch this best VLC alternative.
Step 3: Drag & drop the MKV file to this VLC alternative and it will play it with good quality right away.

Solution 2: Convert MKV to More Compatible Formats Like MP4/MOV

If you insist in using VLC to be your default video player, you can also simple convert the MKV files to a better compatible video format MP4 or MOV, which is more popular than MKV that can be easily played any video player on Mac, PC or other portable devices.

Here we recommend 5KPlayer's best mates WinX video converter for Windows and MacX video converter for Mac. As the video converter also helps to convert AVI/MKV/FLV/WMV files to AirPlay compatible formats (MP4, MOV, M4V) for 5KPlayer to stream video content from Mac/PC to Apple TV.

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