Two Ways to Play MKV on macOS Sierra Flawlessly

Failed to play MKV files on macOS Sierra? This article shows you top 2 ways to play MKV on macOS Sierra smoothly. Check them now.

It’s common for Mac users to open and play videos on Mac OS X including the latest version macOS Sierra. However, when playing MKV on macOS Sierra, you will get stuck for Mac system doesn’t support MKV format. Our goal in this article is to share two ways to play MKV on macOS Sierra, so that you can have a smooth VOB playback on Mac OS X easily.

Method 1. Install 3rd-party MKV video players

The first way we’d like to recommend for playing MKV on macOS Sierra is to install a QuickTime alternative player like MPlayer OS X or VLC. You can refer to the top 5 MKV players for Mac to get one you like.

Method 2. Convert MKV in macOS Sierra

Since MOV is the best Mac friendly format, what you need to do is to convert MKV to MOV format for playing on Mac easily. To do this, you can use Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac to help you. This professional video converter is fully compatible with macOS Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks. With it, you can easily encode MKV to MOV on macOS Sierra while keeping the best video quality. After the conversion, you ca easily play MKV using QuickTime or iTunes on Mac without hassle. The whole conversion process is just in 3 steps. For converting MKV on Windows, you can get Video Converter. Just download and install the software to get its wonderful benefits.

Convert MKV for playback on macOS Sierra

1. Import source video to the best Video Converter for macOS Sierra by directly drag and drop. Alternatively, you can click Add button to load the MKV video files.

2. Click on “Format” bar to select output format. This video app offers the QuickTime Movie Format for you. Or, you can also choose “Common Video -> MOV – QuickTime (*.mov)” as the output format.

3. Finally, click the “Convert” button start converting MKV on Mac. After the conversion, you can play converted MKV files on macOS Sierra with the best quality.

*If you don’t want to install too many players on your Mac and want to stick with iTunes or QuickTime player for watching movies, we highly recommend this solution.

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3 Response(s)

  1. Christina says :

    June 27, 2017

    I‘m stuck in the issue when playing MKV on macOS Sierra. Now your post helps me out.

  2. Ashwin Dollar says :

    July 19, 2017

    Great. It works.

  3. Xtreme2k2 says :

    August 3, 2017

    That works. And how about playing vob files on Mac as I have some files stored.


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