.mkv on PS3?

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  1. SpaceJump
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    SpaceJump Where's my new 2D-Metroid?

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    The PS3 doesn't even show my .mkv files on my USB HDD. Is there any way to play .mkv videos on PS3?
     
  2. djsika

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    use PS3 Media Server to stream the mkv to the ps3 or you can convert it to a avchd using avchdcoder, this allows DVD-5 and DVD-9 output but takes a good few hours, well worth it in the end for all your bluray rips

    P.S ps3 only supports FAT hdd's so your mkv's that are larger than 4gb will not work anyway, so you will need smaller than 4gb or to split them, you can also set them up as a mp4 or vob in a container and they will play straight away.

    try

    MKV2VOB

    http://www.afterdawn.com/guides/archive/ho...ation_3_ps3.cfm

    there is lots you can do i personally use avchcoder

    Good Luck
     
  3. oposky2006

    oposky2006 Newbie

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    i always try to convert mkv to mp4 so that i can play on my ps3
     
  4. Hatsu

    Hatsu Someone's been killing, eh?

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    Use the PS3 Media Server.
     
  5. SpaceJump
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    SpaceJump Where's my new 2D-Metroid?

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    Which program do you use to convert them?
     
  6. luke_c

    luke_c Big Boss

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    Just use mkv2vob
     
  7. nitrostemp

    nitrostemp GBAtemp Maniac

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    avidemux ftw
     
  8. 754boy

    754boy :D

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    That's what I use. Takes 2 minutes to make the mkv file PS3 compatible.
     
  9. NISMO_GTR

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    ps3 video 9 is good, its also free