The BlackBerry PlayBook looks to have a very similar specification sheet as that of the iPad 2. 64GB of internal storage will ensure that the PlayBook can store plenty of applications and media. However, the supported media files by BlackBerry PlayBook are limited, such as 3GP, MOV, AVI, ASF, WMV, MP4, M4A, MPEG4, M4V, 4GP2, F4V, 3GPP.
If you want to play those unsupported movies and music on BB-PlayBook, the first thing you should do is to convert them to BlackBerry PlayBook supported videos. Below will show you an easy way to convert 1080p/720p MKV videos to H.264 MP4 AAC format for playing on BB-PlayBook by using Pavtube Video Converter.
(Tip: For Mac users, you can use its Mac version - Pavtube Video Converter for Mac.)
Here is the step-by-step guide:
Step 1: Run Pavtube Video Converter as the best MKV to PlayBook Converter on your computer, and add your 1080p/720p MKV movie files into it.
(Tip: You can select a single file for conversion or select and import several MKV files, the tool will automatically convert each MKV file in the group sequentially.)
Step 2: Choose the best video format for BlackBerry PlayBook
Click on "Format" drop-down list, you could easily choose BlackBerry PlayBook supported video format from its "BlackBerry" or "HD Video" category. Here the H.264 MP4 video with AAC audio is recommended, which can help you get best visual effect on BB-PlayBook when playing.
Step 3: Customize video profile settings for PlayBook
Click on "Settings" to adjust video/audio parameters of the selected profile for BB-PlayBook, such as bitrate, codec, sample rate, channels and more. To fit the tablet screen resolution, you can set the Size (pix) as 1024x600.
Step 4: Convert 1080p/720p MKV to H.264 MP4 for BB-PlayBook by clicking on "Convert" on the main interface of the powerful MKV to MP4 for PlayBook Converter.
Step 5: Transfer the converted .mp4 files into BlackBerry PlayBook via USB. (Tip: You can see the step-by-step guide on how to stream video files to PlayBook from computer here.)
After all the above processes, you could readily enjoy MKV movies on PlayBook as you wish. If interest, you can use its editing function to help you eliminate unwanted material within your MKV videos, adjusting lighting and color settings as well as raise or lower sound level of your converted videos.
That's all! Hopefully the guide on how to convert/play MKV movies on BB-PlayBook will make your movie enjoyment on PlayBook easier and more funny!