1. BIGsinner's Avatar
    I'm having a problem transferring mkv files to my Nexus 7. Windows seems to crash every time I attempt it, yet I seem to have no problems with mp4 files. Is anyone else having this problem?
    07-20-2012 01:44 AM
  2. dually's Avatar
    Have you tried airdroid, or using es file explorer as a samba client?

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    07-20-2012 02:19 AM
  3. BIGsinner's Avatar
    I hadn't yet. But I recently talked to a Google rep about this, and he confirmed that the Nexus 7 device doesn't support mkv files. I guess I'll just try and convert the MKVs to MP4s
    07-21-2012 12:48 PM
  4. droidmarve's Avatar
    Hi, I know this is a bit of an old post but I figured a simply work around to this problem when I encountered it.
    I simply edited my .mkv file to include a underscore after like so .mkv_. Once transferred, I edited the file back to the original .mkv and hey presto it worked. Also after some research on this problem it seems by uninstalling DivX on your PC you are able to transfer .mkv files freely. This didn't work for me but it did for some of the folks over at the xda forums.
    09-10-2012 12:19 PM
  5. Zapflashgone's Avatar
    The renaming files is a good trick that works for everything that I've tried. I also took "."[periods] out of a few files and they then copied fine. Don't remember if they were .mkv or something else though.
    09-18-2012 08:59 PM
  6. odd1ne's Avatar
    I have transferred some mkv videos fine, MX player plays them fine

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    11-05-2012 07:54 AM
  7. B. Diddy's Avatar
    If you need to convert your videos, try Freemake Video Converter. Excellent free program, isn't plagued by ads.

    Free Video Converter| MP4 FLV 3GP AVI MKV DVD| FREE Download
    11-05-2012 01:03 PM