How to play MKV movies on OnePlus 5?

Trying to figure out a smooth way to play MKV movies on OnePlus 5? If so, you may wish to read this article. It explains what to do if you came upon issues viewing MKV videos on OnePlus 5.
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OnePlus 5 can’t play HEVC .mkv videos, how to fix?
”Hey guys, my OnePlus 5 has issues playing a 1080p .mkv movie with HEVC codec. The video and audio both play in mx player but the video lags behind the audio so the audio stops till the video catches up and so on there are rarely moments of smooth fps. Is there anything I can do to resolve it? Please kindly suggest a solution if you know. Thanks.”

If you are having issues playing HEVC .mkv movies on OnePlus 5, we would recommend converting them to a format that is best suitable for your OnePlus 5 first, such as the widely accepted H.264 MP4 format, which OnePlus 5 will recognize and play well. Check out a quick guide on how to convert MKV to MP4 for playing on OnePlus 5 smoothly.

How to convert MKV movies for OnePlus 5 playback?

Here’s what you need
Video Converter (working well as a .mkv to OnePlus 5 converter)
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Do as below:
Step 1: Click “Add File” to load MKV movies into this program.
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Step 2: Click “Profile” to select “HTC HD H.264 (*.mp4)” as output format. This format profile is suitable for HTC devices and Google OnePlus 5.
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Step 3: If necessary, you can click “Settings” to modify video and audio parameters like encoder, resolution, frame rate, bitrate, aspect ratio, sample rate, and audio channels. You can also “enable 3D Settings” to add 3D effect to your source media.
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This step is optional, if you are not familiar with adjusting video/audio settings, simply skip this step, and the default settings will ensure a proper playback quality on your Google OnePlus 5.

Step 4: Click “Convert” to start MKV to OnePlus 5 conversion.
As soon as the conversion is complete, click “Open Folder” to get the generated MP4 files that are suitable for playing on your OnePlus 5.

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