Very recently, we’ve received several emails inquiring how to play 4K MKV video without quality loss. Some people wonder what is 4K MKV and the differences between 4K MKV, 1080P MKV and average 4K video files. Actually, it’s very simple to understand. A 4K MKV, aka MKV 4K, Ultra HD MKV and UHD MKV, is in fact an MKV video file that has a resolution of at least 3840×2160 pixels (some MKV 4K video may contain 4096 x 2160 pixels). A video player that could play MKV videos can also play 4K MKV video theoretically, but the video quality differs between different MKV video players.
Part 1: Play 4K MKV Video with 4K MKV Player
Most 4K video players would recognize 4K MKV videos and play MKV 4K videos smoothly without quality. Leawo Free 4K MKV Player is one of them. Being one of the best 4K MKV video player software apps, officially named Leawo Blu-ray Player, Leawo’s Free 4K MKV Player does far more than a single 4K MKV video player can do. Once you get a 4K display for your computer, with Leawo’s Free 4K MKV player, you get the quality-lossless 4K movie experience at home.
How to Play 4K MKV Video with the Best 4K Video Player
It’s very simple to play 4K MKV video with Leawo’s Free MKV 4K player. You only need to download and install this free 4K video player on your computer (Mac users could download the Mac version). On the main interface, click the green "Open File" button to browse and load source 4K MKV video into this free 4K player software. Then, the 4K MKV video would be automatically played back within this Free Blu-ray Player.
During playback, you could do some playback settings like: select subtitles, set video and audio, click for full-screen playback, add another 4K MKV video onto the playlist, etc.
Part 2: Convert 4K MKV to 4K MP4 for Playback
Some 4K video players may not accept MKV video. Therefore, you could try to convert 4K MKV to 4K MP4 video since MP4 is currently one of the most popular video formats that could be accepted by most media players. You could take use of Leawo 4K Video Converter to convert 4K MKV to MP4 4K video and then enjoy the converted 4K MKV file on your 4K MP4 video player or 4K TV.
Step 1: Add 4K MKV video
On the main interface, click "Video Converter" module. Then, under the "Convert" tab, click the "Add Video" button to browse and add source 4K MKV videos. You could load multiple 4K MKV videos at one time for processing.
Step 2: Set output format
Click the drop-down box next to the "Add Photo" button and then select "Change" option to set output format. Navigate to "Format > 4K Video" group and choose 4K MP4 as output format. You could adjust the video and audio parameters of output 4K MP4 video like video codec, bit rate, aspect ratio, etc. according to your media player.
Step 3: Set output directory
After setting output format, click the big green "Convert" button and then set output directory in the "Save to" box on the popup sidebar. Since 4K video files always have large storage. Therefore you need to make sure that target folder has enough storage.
Step 4: Convert 4K MKV to MP4 4K
Finally, click the bottom "Convert" button on the sidebar. Your 4K MKV videos would be converted to 4K MP4 videos immediately.
When the conversion is finished, you get 4K MP4 video files on your computer. Then you could use your media player or 4K TV to play back the 4K MP4 videos freely.
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