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How to Stream MKV/AVI Files to Your Xbox One

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Xbox one has become the common entertainment equipment among many family. Games and movies can all be enjoyed on your TV through this tool. You can watch your videos from USB or DLNA. Most incredible is that lots of formats are compatible with this tool, like DivX, XviD, MKV, and GIF. That is to say as long as we have the high definition movies in our hard drive, we can watch them on our TV immediately! What a pity if you wanna watch some MKV or AVI recordings with Xbox One, you may meet some troubles.


But most users encountered some problem when they want to stream their movies to TV. Xbox cannot browse a collection and ‘pull’ items from the DLNA server, or Windows Media Player or some other third-party server. How to solve this problem? 

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Here is a workflow for you:
Part I: Free way to get your MKV files on your TV
The large amounts of issues come down to codecs installed on the ‘server’ computer. So if some missing correct codecs can be installed, then the problem may be easily tackled. Here suggest you Shark007’s codec packs. But during the installation, there are some contain some useless apps in it. You can hit ‘skip’ during the install. Don’t blindly keep hitting next! 

Step1: Install the 32bit version first (Advanced Or Standard)
After the installation, check the ‘Shark007 SUGGESTED Settings’

Step2: Install the 64 bit Components add on matching the Advanced or Standard package from above

Step3: After the install the 64 bit version, check the ‘Shark007 SUGGESTED Settings’ at this point,you will get a UAC message. Click ‘OK’ on that, then you will get another prompt asking “Do you use Live TV? Xbox 360? Or the Play to Feature?” Please click ‘Yes’ on that.

Step 4: Reboot your PC for good measure.
After doing all those steps above, your MKV files should be worked 

Here is another option for you: If you owned a Smartphone or Tablet, you can download a app called Skifta on your portable devices. The version of this app is Android.
Once you have your DLNA server setup, and within the Skifta app, you can simply select your DNLA server to your target (Xbox one) and the file you want to stream. Then the Xbox Video will launce and your movie will start playing.
Part II: Easy and efficient way to stream your MKV/AVI files on TV/Xbox
After going all through those above steps, some users may feel confused, and for some newbie, this is just way too much for them. Here suggest you a app to transfer your MKV/AVI all in once.

This Xbox One MKV/AVI Converter can totally free you from those lengthy steps. Detailed workflow:

Step1: Download and install this Xbox One MKV/AVI Converter (for Mac users , Yosemite is supported now).

Step2: Load your MKV/AVI or other format this app supported, even it from your camcorder (AVCHD) , click “File”>”Add Video/Audio” to finish this step.


Step 3: Go to the format bar to select the “Zune/Xbox 360 Device”>”Xbox 360 HD Video (*.wmv)” as your output format.
optional: Click the “Settings” beside the format bar to adjust your parameters is allow you to enjoy a better viewing quality.  Before go to the conversion, you can click this “Edit” to do some personal edits on your raw videos. This saves you from the troubles which you have to reload them to editors.

Tips: If you download this Xbox converter for Windows, whoy not updated it to the latest version The new version can support the H.265/HEVC encode and decode nicely. Do you wanna a try?

Step 4: Now you can back to the main UI , and click this “Convert’ button to start your conversion .After that, you can stream them on your Xbox One flawless and easily watch the high definition movie on your TV.