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Can Samsung Link play .mkv or .flv files?

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Why can't I play .mkv or .flv files through AllShare Play from Galaxy S3 to Samsung LA46D550 LCD TV? Can Samsung Link play .mkv or .flv files which is upgraded to the version of AllShare Play?

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AllShare Play is outdated and it's not used anymore. Link is vital for playback of the required files.

These are the official file formats supported by Samsung Link:

"TV/Blu-ray Player/BD-HDD: .avi .mkv .asf .wmv .mp4 .3gp .vro .mpg .mpeg .tx .tp .trp .mov .divx .flv .vob .svi .m2ts .mts .webm" - Samsung Support.

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I know a good MKV to Samsung Converter. It can easily convert MKV, HD MKV to Samsung compatible format. It applies to all kinds of Samsung mobile phones including convert MKV to Samsung Galaxy S4, MKV to Samsung Galaxy S III, MKV to Samsung Galaxy S II, MKV to Samsung Galaxy S, MKV to Samsung Galaxy, MKV to Samsung Galaxy Tab, MKV to Samsung Infuse 4G/Epic 4G/Captivate/Vibrant/Fascinate/Mesmerize...

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Technically MKV is just a shell which may contain various video and audio codec, bitrates, resolution, frame rate etc. However, Samsung TV only plays MKV files with specific parameters inside. Now, you may have a clue why we can play successfully some MKV files on Samsung TV, but fail to play other MKV movies.

To solve Samsung TV MKV playback issues, the best bet is to convert MKV to Samsung TV more compatible video format.

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There is a professionalĀ converter - Avdshare Video Converter to convert the unsupported MKV to Samsung Galaxy.

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