Introduction: How to Convert MKV to MP4 on Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks /Windows (Win8 Included)

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MKV, as a Multimedia Container format with high definition quality, has been widely accepted by movie fans since it can store various video, audio, picture or subtitle tracks inside a single file. However, MKV format can’t be well supported by popular mobile devices like iPad, iPhone, PSP, etc. While MP4 format is highly recommended for playback on portable devices like iPod, iPhone, Zune, PSP, Blackberry, etc. So, if you want to play your favorite MKV movies on your PMP, you need a MKV to MP4 converter to convert MKV videos to MP4 first.

To convert .mkv to .mp4 on Win/Mac for playing them in your iPad, Xbox or other portable devices, you need a professional Video Converter. Here Video Converter Ultimate is highly recommended to help your convert MKV video files to MP4 and other formats like .avi, .wmv, .flv, .3gp, .asf, .mkv, .m2ts, .mts, etc. If you are using a Mac, you can turn to Video Converter for Mac to change MKV to MP4 on Mac (10.9 Mavericks).

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How to Convert MKV to MP4 with MKV to MP4 Converter

After downloading, installing and launching the MKV to MP4 converter, then follow the guide below to complete the MKV to MP4 conversion in just a few mouse clicks. Here take converting MKV to MP4 in Windows (Win8 Included) for example.

Step 1:

1. Add MKV Videos to the MKV to MP4 Converter

Users can add MKV files into the MKV to MP4 Converter in two ways: one is to click “Add File” button on the toolbar to load the MKV files you want to convert from your hard drive, the other is to click the “Download YouTube” button on the toolbar to load online videos directly from video share website like YouTube.

Step 2:

2. Set MP4 as Output Format

Choose “MP4″ format in “Common Video/HD Video” classification in the “Output Format” drop-down list. Or choose an exact mobile device in Samsung, Apple, HTC, BlackBerry, Archos, Sony or Nokia classification if you want to directly play the converted MP4 files on your portable device. And also remember to specify the “Output Path” to save the converted MP4 video files.

Step 3:

3. Start to Convert MKV Files to MP4

All is ready; just click the “Start” button in the lower right-corner on the main user interface to start the MKV to MP4 conversion.


    This powerful MKV to MP4 Converter offers you various editing functions if you need to customize your output video or audio files, users can click the “Set” icon on the right side of those ready-to-convert MKV files. In the window that comes up, you can reset the Codec, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channel, as well as Video/Audio Bitrate, etc. you can also click the “Clip” and “Edit” button on the right side of those files to edit videos by clipping, cropping, adding subtitles, watermark and adjusting Brightness, Hue, Saturation as well as Contrast.

    Actually, the MKV to MP4 video converter additionally allows you to convert standard video formats like MP4, AVI, WMV, MPG, MPEG, MOV, TS, FLV, with ease. And it also supports audio extraction and audio conversion among MP3, AAC, AC3, etc.