Xbox 360 MKV - Convert to Play MKV Files on Xbox 360

By Emily Watson, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015

Getting MKV files to play on Xbox 360 can be a frustrating experience. Trust me, I've been there, and I have spent many hours racking my brain to figure out how to play MKV files on Xbox 360 successfully. Now I think I should write this tutorial to save everyone's time and their sanity.


Part 1: Xbox 360 Supported Video Formats
Part 2: How to Play MKV on Xbox 360
Part 3: How to Convert MKV to Xbox 360

Part 1: Xbox 360 Supported Video Formats

Xbox 360 is the center of your games and entertainment universe. Besides playing thousands of games on it, you can also enjoy movies with it. What video formats Xbox 360 supported? According to Xbox Support Website, only WMV, AVI, H.264 and MPEG-4 are compatible with Xbox 360.

Part 2: How to Play MKV on Xbox 360

The best way to play MKV on Xbox 360 without troubles is to convert MKV to Xbox 360 compatible formats (WMV, AVI, H.264 or MPEG-4). To do this, a professional and easy-to-use MKV to Xbox 360 Converter like FonePaw Video Converter Ultimate is needed.

FonePaw Video Converter Ultimate can not only convert MKV to Xbox 360, but also capable of converting MP4, FLV, MTS, MOV and more to Xbox 360. Actually, this software can convert between any two popular video formats.

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Part 3: How to Convert MKV to Xbox 360

1. Add MKV files to video converter program

Download and run FonePaw Video Converter Ultimate on your computer. Then, click "Add File(s)" add MKV files or any other video files to the program.

Add MKV Files to Video Converter

2. Set output profile

Click the drop-down button on the right side of the "Profile" and then navigate to "Xbox" category. You can choose "Xbox 360 HD MPEG4 Video (*.mp4)", "Xbox 360 H.264 Video (*.mp4)", "Xbox 360 WMV Video (*.wmv)" or others in this category as the output format.

Set Video Profile to Output

3. Convert MKV to Xbox 360 supported format

Click "Convert" button to start and finish MKV to Xbox One conversion. After the conversion is finished, click on "Open Folder" button to locate the converted MKV file. Then stream the converted MKV to Xbox 360.

Converter MKV to Xbox 360 Supports

So far, the complete guide on how to convert and play MKV on Xbox 360 is finished. What I must mention is that you can further use FonePaw Video Converter Ultimate to convert MKV to any video file. Or you can use this program to download YouTube videos and get more wonderful movies to play on Xbox.

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