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How to transfer MKV videos to Samsung Galaxy S3 for playback/Convert MKV for Galaxy S III

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How to transfer/Put Videos to Samsung Galaxy S III via USB Connection?


If you prefer using drag-and drop over Samsung Kies for transferring videos to Samsung Galaxy S III, proceed as follows to put videos to Samsung Galaxy S III:

1. Connect Samsung Galaxy S III to computer via USB cable, and you’ll receive a notification from the task bar of desktop that the USB is connected. Install the device as it instructed.


2. When the Galaxy S III phone is connected as USB storage, the screen will indicate that USB storage is in use and you receive a notification.


3. Slide your fingers down, and touch Turn on USB Storage to confirm that you want to transfer videos/music to Samsung Galaxy S III.


4. You can now copy videos back and forth. Just open Movies folder and copy videos to Samsung Galaxy S III.


Does Samsung Galaxy S3 play MKV video?


Many MKV files play fine on Galaxy S3, however, the MKV format is not an officially confirmed supported format. So it’s not a big thing that your Galaxy S III NOT recognizing some MKV videos over 4GB.


 Samsung Galaxy S III supported file types

Galaxy S III Supported Audio formats


Galaxy S III Supported Video formats

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, DivX, XviD, WMV, AVI, 3GP, Flash Video


[How-to] Compress/Convert MKV to Galaxy S3 supported video

Step 1: Free download MKV to Galaxy S3 Converter, install and launch it.

Click “Add Video” to load video source. The Galaxy Video converter supports video formats and codec like H.264, MPEG-4, MPEG-2, Xvid, TS, AVI, MP4, WMV, MKV, MOV, TOD, M2TS, MTS, MOD, VOB, TiVo and some other codecs.


Step 2: Select output format for converting video to Galaxy S III.
To convert MKV for Samsung Galaxy S3, click the dropdown list of “Format” and set a Samsung Galaxy S III supported format. We recommend you to choose “Samsung> “Samsung Galaxy S II (.mp4)” as output format. For compressing big MKV files, you can press “Settings” and set video bitrate from 1500kbps to 4000kpbs.



Step 3: Convert MKV to Samsung Galaxy S III supported format
Click "Convert" button to start converting MKV videos to Galaxy S III. After conversion completes click the "Open" button to find the converted files. Now the converted videos can be put and played onto Samsung Galaxy S III for entertainment. 


If you also have DVDs and Blu-rays that you’d like to put onto Galaxy S III, try with Blu-ray Video Converter Ultimate.



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