A smart LG TV is a big and nice entertainment in our daily life. Nowadays it is convenient to put movies on USB flash drive and play on a LG LED, LCD, 3D or Ultra HD 4K TV via 2TB WD My Book. Though LG TV claims to support MKV formats, somtimes we still encounter LG TV MKV playback issues. Some MKV files play nicely while others won’t play on your LG TV or MKV playback with no sound. So what’s the matter? Check out the reason and solution here.
It’s refusing to play an MKV file on LG TV because of the unsupported audio codec in the video file. For your information, an MKV is only a container. Different MKV files tends to contain different video and audio codecs. The MKV files with unsupported audio codec (i.e. MKV DTS files) certainly can’t be played on the LG TV. The solution for you is to find a third-party tool to make everything easy.
The Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate （ Mac） is one of the options. It’s good because you can use it as a video converter to first transcode your MKV files to LG TV supported formats and also you can use it to stream MKV files with any audio codecs to your LG TV as long as it has DLNA support. If not, it’s okay if you have a streaming device like Chromecast, Apple TV, Roku, Xbox, PS3, Plex etc. (read review)
Ok, first you need to download this program and get it installed. Then let’s see the detailed guide to use the popular MKV to LG TV converter to convert MKV files to watch on LG TV and also stream MKV files to LG TV via 2TB WD My Book.
Free download and install
– Pavtube old official address: http://www.pavtube.cn/blu-ray-video-converter-ultimate/
How to Stream MKV to LG TV via 2TB WD My Book?
Step 1. Load the MKV videos to the program
Install and run the best MKV to LG TV Converter, and then import the source MKV videos to it. To do so, you can directly drag & drop the files onto the main interface, or you can click the “Add video” icon on the upper left to locate the videos from your local disk. Note that batch conversion is supported, so you can add several files to the converter at one time.
Step 2. Set LG TV output video format
Click “Format” bar and turn to “TVS” category. The program has a number of presets for Samsung/Sony/Panasonic/LG TV. Here “LG TV (*.mp4)” preset is recommended for playing on LG TV.
Step 3. Start to convert MKV videos to LG TV
When you finish the settings, you can press the big “Start conversion” button to kick off the conversion. By using future-proof technology, the conversion will be finished with ultrafast speed and the best video quality kept. After the conversion, you can then stream them via 2TB WD My Book and play your MKV videos on LG TV via 2TB WD My Book with easy.
If your TV is Samsung TV, you can learn how to play videos on Samsung TV for your smooth playback. Have a try. Wish you a nice day.
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