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Four Steps to Convert MKV to MP4 on Mac OS X Mountain Lion


"I just installed Mountain Lion yesterday and tried a video converter today but it just seems stuck there. I deleted the app and downloaded it again, but still the same issue. Anyone else has similar problem or knows any solutions?" - Jovian

"I have been looking for a while and I'm still at a loss of the best way to convert an HD movie in MKV format to MP4 for playback on my PlayStation 3. I have tried HandBrake, but it seems to crash halfway through all the files I've tested so far. Also, if at all possible, I'm looking for something free that will work with Mountain Lion." - Jessica

There is no gainsaying that people have the same problems as the fellows above and cannot play MKV videos on iPhone, iPad, PS3, Xbox, etc or edit them in iMovie. What's worse, Mac OS X Mountain Lion, though making everything you do on Mac smarter, easier and even more fan, still makes things get complicated as some tools are incompatible with the next generation of Mac. On this occasion, it is advisable to get a tool available for Mountain Lion (or later) to convert your MKV files to MP4 since MP4 format is the most widely used in Apple devices and is the only format playable on PS3, PS4, Xbox.

To diminish the difficulty in converting MKV to MP4 on Mac OS X Mountain Lion, you can count on MacX Free MKV Video Converter. This Mac MKV to MP4 Converter is totally free yet 100% clean and enjoys free upgrade to support Mac version-Mac OS X Mountain Lion (including the Latest Yosemite). In addition to freely converting MKV to MP4 format on Mac computer, transferring MKV files to iPhone is also as easy as rolling off a log with this free MKV converter for Mac, such that you can watch MKV files on your fashionable iPhone iPad anywhere anytime.

How to Convert MKV to MP4 on Mac OS X Mountain Lion

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Step 1: Import MKV file by clicking "Add File".
After free download the MKV to MP4 converter for Mac OS X Mountain Lion, click "Add File" button to load the MKV files.

Step 2: Choose the Output Video Format.
Select the output video you desire. If you want to convert MKV to MP4 on Mac OS X Mountain Lion, you go "Mac General Video" and choose "MP4 video". With this video converter, all the parameters of profile can be provided for you to customize the output video like resolution, frame rate, bit rate, sample rate, etc that would better fit your player or portable devices.

Step 3: Select Output Folder.
Specify output folder on your computer to save the output files. Click the "Browse" button to choose the path where you want to save the output files in.

Step 4: Start Conversion.
After finish the above steps, click the "RUN" button to start converting MKV to MP4 format on your Mac computer, you could view the conversion progress and are able to cancel the converting process at anytime.

Note: Besides the abovementioned feature, this Mac MKV to MP4 Converter also supports to convert MKV videos to MOV, AVI, FLV, etc for uploading to YouTube, editing in iMovie, and playing on iPad, iPhone, iPod, Apple TV, Blackberry, etc.

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