Matroska (mkv) file format on tv with DVD

David Fletcher dave at
Sat Jun 14 20:22:22 UTC 2014

On Sat, 2014-06-14 at 19:00 +0000, thufir wrote:
> To watch a .mkv video on a regular DVD player, it's necessary to convert 
> the codec?  Essentially, because the codec is only on a computer, you 
> need a computer to watch .mkv videos?
> I'm sure it's possible to stream them to the tv with HDMI, I was just 
> hoping to burn them to disc, but guess that can't be directly done?
> thanks,
> Thufir

Can openshot read the mkv file? I only use it to crop clips off my
dashboard camera but I know it exports to a load of different formats.
It might just do what you need.


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