Google Nexus 10 is a beast of a device, with the main feature: a 2650x1600 display clocking in at 299 pixels per inch. The Google Nexus 10 tablet supports to a wide range of 1280 x 720 HD videos at 30fps, including DivX, XviD, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, VC-1 format: 3gp(mp4), AVI(divx), MKV, FLV, and H.263Sorenson. Does that mean the tablets natively play MKV files? Yes, the native player does play MKV files, but note that MKV is just a container format which can contain different video codecs; only a small subset of these codecs can be recognized by Google Nexus 10. So, if your MKV files are unplayable on your Google Nexus 10 tablet, you can consider using a Google Nexus 10 Video Converter to transfer MKV files to Google Nexus 10 workable file formats, like MPEG-4(*.MP4). The following guide shows you how to encode 1080p/720p MKV files for Google Nexus 10 to play.
To convert MKV to Google Nexus 10 with best settings, you can download profile patch for Nexus 10(Windows only).
How to convert 1080p/720p MKV files to Google Nexus 10 compatible video
Step 1. Get Google Nexus 10 Video Converter, install and launch it
Once run the program, click “Add Video” button or "Add from folder" button to load your MKV files into Google Nexus 10 Video Converter.
Step 2 [for Windows]. Select output format for Google Nexus 10
Click “Format” and select an output format for the Google Nexus 10. Here I choose “Android>> Google Nexus 10 H.264 Video (*.mp4)”. Note that you need to install the profile patch in advance.
Step 2 [for Mac]. Adjust video and audio parameters for Google Nexus 10
If you're running Mac, you can choose “Android>> Google Nexus 7 H.264 Video (*.mp4)” format and custom the profile for Nexus 10 by clicking "Settings" and set video/audio parameters as it shows below:
Step 3. Convert 1080p/720p MKV files to Google Nexus 10
When the above mentioned 2 steps are finished, you can click the big button “Convert” to convert 1080p/720p MKV files to Google Nexus 10. Once the conversion is finished, you can click “Open” button to get the final output files with ease. And now you are ready to transfer MKV files to Google Nexus 10 tablet.