Converting to an MK4 file format has never been more straightforward, available to convert on numerous devices. These devices include but are not exclusive to tablet, mobile, and desktop. All HD Convert MKV conversions (and other formats) are fast and secure, providing exceptional quality if a premium package is purchased.
However, before converting your current video file to MKV format, it’s worth noting that a video’s quality cannot be improved if the quality is already minimal, perhaps a little blurry or out of focus. Instead, you would need to recapture the video, perhaps saving it in a different file, to begin with, or shooting on a higher quality camera or mobile device.
So, how do you convert your video to an MKV file format?
Convert your video to MKV in a few easy steps
Converting to an MKV format is easy, follow the simple steps outlined below:
Upload source file (no file size limit)
Select video format: MKV
Select video quality: from low 240p to 720p, 1080p HD and Ultra HD 4k quality
Adjust video settings: codec, bitrate, etc.
Enable notifications (push, sound, or email)
Select the FREE or PREMIUM conversion option
Convert video to MKV
Also, when converting your video to MKV, you can experiment with our choice of advanced options. These advanced options allow you to adjust the video quality, audio levels (including removing audio entirely), rotating the video, cropping videos, and more - there is plenty to play around with. More details are available when experimenting with advanced options yourself.
Furthermore, as previously discussed, HD Convert is both compatible and accessible across several devices, including:
For further details on HD Convert premium, please scroll down to the bottom half of the page.
Why convert your video format to MKV?
MKV files contain higher-quality audio and unlimited audio, video, picture, or subtitles in a single file. This makes MKV files ideal for movies, long documentaries, or videos that contain built-in subtitles. Essentially, MKV files are your go-to for large clips, ranging from twenty-minutes to multiple hours of blockbuster-worthy entertainment.
Compared to MP4 files, longer videos perform better as an MKV file. This is due to the codecs - the MK4 codecs are much more accurate and reliable - your go-to partner for longer video clips and features.
However, to play an MKV file you will also need the codecs that go with these. If you do not have the codec then you may not be able to play the clip. When sending MKV files via email, uploading to the cloud, or via pen drive, it’s important to attach these codecs as well.
Further benefits of MKV files will be discussed below.
What are the benefits of using the MKV format?
There are several benefits of using the AVI file format, but these include:
High-quality audio and video
Unlimited audio, video, picture, and subtitles
Best for long clips, TV Shows, documentaries, and movies
As previously mentioned, one of the main benefits of MKV files is fantastic high-quality (audio and video), especially for longer clips or videos. For this reason, MKV files are commonly used for short and long movies, TV Shows, documentaries, and anything in-between. Similarly, MKV files have unlimited audio, video, picture, and subtitles. This allows content creators to add all sorts of clips, transitions, content, and subtitles (key for movies) without sacrificing on quality, not later compressed, with some quality lost as opposed to other video file formats.
Furthermore, MKV files are compatible with many different programmes and playback devices, much like a disc (Blu-ray or regular). In fact, often these files are burned to MKV format on a disc - maintaining the high-quality output for easy distribution.
Are there any downsides?
As with all file formats, you’re going to run into a couple of downsides - that’s just how it is. In this instance, MKV files are often large, very large. This is because the file contains numerous pieces of content, subtitles, video, audio, and image, all at a stunning high-quality.
Likewise, the finished product is not compressed to the extent of other files, e.g., MP4 or MOV. Also, if MKV files are movies, long documentaries, or episodes of TV shows then sending these clips via email may not be possible, Instead, you may wish to burn the file onto a disc for playback on a device. You can also upload these to the cloud, if you have space, but be wary that this could take quite some time.
As previously discussed, HD Convert provides two methods of video conversion, including MKV: free and premium. The free version of HD Convert places a quality limit (just below HD) on all videos and images. Also, there is a watermark on all images and videos, unless a premium package is purchased.
However, unlike other image and video conversion subscription services, HD Convert operates via a purchase premium package. Users buy what they need, whether that’s three conversions, ten, or twenty. The most basic package begins at $4.99, unlocking HD and Ultra HD quality. Not to mention removing the watermark.
Likewise, all uploads, whether MKV video conversions, images, or audio are saved on the HD Convert servers for 24-hours. If your connection is to drop during the conversion process, you can resume it right away without interruption once your connection is re-gained. This is available for both the free and premium versions of HD Convert.
So, the big question: Who is HD Convert premium for? As MKV files are typically used for movies, documentaries, and TV shows, we’re going to go ahead and guess that watermark would be a burden. Also, you’ll likely want the highest quality video, audio, pictures, and subtitles. If this is you, then HD Convert premium is the obvious choice. To find out more about HD Convert premium, click here.
Other formats to convert your videos to
HD Convert also allows you to convert between formats other than MKV, these include AVI, MP4, MOV, FLV, 3GP, and WMV.
To find out more about the other formats available, click here.
It has never been easier to convert between different file formats, including MKV. MKV files are great for those looking for the best quality, perhaps with unlimited video, sound, picture, audio, and subtitles.
With a premium account, you can convert videos without watermarks. Premium unlocks HD 1080p and 4K Ultra HD quality with high-video bitrate and up to 3 times faster conversion speed. All premium plans includes a predetermined number of premium files.