Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Review

The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 brings a huge redesign to the Note series: it adopts the glass and metal styling of the Galaxy S6, but in a larger, 5.7″ form factor, and it features the signature S Pen stylus. The Galaxy Note 5 sports the 14nm Exynos 7420 octa-core system chip with a whopping 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM. In terms of photography, it sports a 16-megapixel rear cam with OIS, while up front there is a 5-megapixel selfie shooter, and both cameras sport wide, f/1.9 lenses. The battery on the Note 5 is smaller than on the Note 5: it’s a 3000mAh juicer that is not user removable. The base model of the phone ships with 32GB of internal storage, and there is a costlier, 64GB version, but both lack support for expandable storage.

Can Galaxy Note 5 play MKV video format? How to play MKV files on Galaxy Note 5? After you read this MKV to Galaxy Note 5 playback article, you will know the best way to play MKV on Galaxy Note 5, and you won’t have Galaxy Note 5 MKV play problems anymore.

Can Galaxy Note 5 play MKV video files?

“Hi, I have just received my Galaxy Note 5 smartphone yesterday, I love this Android smartphone, it is my best cellphone. But now I have a question, can you play MKV files on Galaxy Note 5? I tried to transfer some movies in MKV format onto Galaxy Note 5 for watching, but the smartphone always said the video format is not supported, can anyone help me or give me some suggestions? Any advice is appreciated, thanks!”

MKV video format is one of the most popular video formats, it is widely used, most movies or videos you downloaded are in .mkv video format. After got the latest Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Android smartphone, you may want to transfer some MKV movies to Galaxy Note 5, and then you will be able to watch MKV on Galaxy Note 5 at anytime, anywhere. But, to play MKV files on Galaxy Note 5 is not so easy, because MKV is a container video format, it has many different codecs, and Galaxy Note 5 can’t play all the video codecs or formats. From Samsung Galaxy Note 5 user manual or the product page, you will see Galaxy Note 5′s specification, from which you will learn the Galaxy Note 5 video formats supported, here in order to save you time, we listed the video format supported by Galaxy Note 5.

Galaxy Note 5 supported video format: MP4, DivX, XviD, WMV formats with H.264/H.263 codecs

From the information above you will know the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Android smartphone supported video formats, as you can see, MKV format is not supported by Galaxy Note 5, so you will not be able to transfer MKV to Galaxy Note 5 for playing directly. But please don’t worry, here we will tell you the best way to play MKV files on Galaxy Note 5.


How to play MKV videos on Samsung Galaxy Note 5?

As Samsung Galaxy Note 5 doesn’t support MKV format, you will need to convert MKV to Galaxy Note 5 compatible format, such as MP4 format, and then you won’t have any Galaxy Note 5 MKV playback issue. To convert MKV files to Galaxy Note 5, we recommend you to use UFUWare Video Converter Ultimate, it is the best video converter for Galaxy Note 5, which can convert all the videos to any formats you need, for example, it can convert MKV to Galaxy Note 5 MP4 format, or convert AVI/WMV/FLV/MOV/MTS/VOB/TiVo/MXF to Galaxy Note 5, besides this, the software can rip DVD/DVD Folder movies to unprotected common videos for watching on any playable devices.

1. Free download and install Galaxy Note 5 MKV Converter, both Windows version and Mac version are available.

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2. Launch this Galaxy Note 5 MKV Converter, and click “Add Files” button to load your MKV video files.

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 MKV Converter

3. Click “Format” bar to Choose Galaxy Note 5 supported video format, for example, you can choose MP4 format.

Convert MKV to Samsung Galaxy Note 5 supported format MP4

4. Click “Settings” button to adjust video and audio parameters like bitrate, size, audio channels, etc according to your need. For example, you can set video size to “1920*1080″ to fit Galaxy Note 5′s 5.7-inch Full HD 1920 x 1080 resolution screen.

5. Click “Convert” button to start the MKV to Galaxy Note 5 supported format MP4 conversion.

When the MKV to Galaxy Note 5 conversion finished, you can transfer converted MKV videos to Galaxy Note 5 for watching freely. Just try it now!

Tip: If you want to play Blu-ray movies on Samsung Galaxy Note 5, you can rip Blu-ray movies to Galaxy Note 5 supported format MP4.