MKV files are usually high quality videos compressed within a Mastroska container format and typically you'll encounter these with Bluray rips or video exported from an HD stream. Ever tried to upload MKV files to YouTube to share with your family members, friends, colleagues, etc.? Receiving an "invalid file format error message when you're uploading"? Well, as far as I know, there's not going to be native support for MKV on YouTube. Fortunately, there is an easy way to solve the problem. Keep one reading to find something you want.
Generally speaking, YouTube accepts video files in FLV, AVI, etc formats. So, in order to upload MKV to YouTube, the first thing you need to do is to encode MKV to YouTube supported video formats. What's more, to add MKV files to YouTube for displaying correctly, we also need to set the proper video resolution, frame rate... EaseFab Video Converter is the recommended utility to fulfill the task.
This video converter app can be used as a professional video compressor and converter. With it, you can fast convert MKV videos to YouTube compatible format with a proper resolution like 720p( 1280*720), 1080p(1920*1080). Plus, with the built-in video editor, it's freely for you to trim the videos into multiple segments with short duration as you want. If you are Mac users, please get the Video Converter for Mac. Now just download its free trail version and follow the below guide to convert MKV files for uploading YouTube.
Free download the MKV to YouTube Converter:
Step 1. Load MKV files to the software
You can either click "Add" button to import MKV files you want to upload to YoubTube. Also you can directly drag and drop the files into this program.
Step 2. Edit your MKV video(Optional)
Click button to enter the Video Editor Window. As you see, you can trim, crop or adjust the video with the built-in video editor to get the very part and effect of the movie you want. (By default, you can upload videos that are up to 15 minutes long. To upload longer videos, please verify your account.)
Step 3. Choose YouTube as the output video format
Specify the output video format. You don't need to be confused about what format to choose. Video preset for Vimeo has been provided. Just click "Profile", go to "Online Video" category and set "YouTube" as your output video format.
Step 4. Start encoding MKV to YouTube formats
When everything is ready, simply click the big "Convert" button to start the conversion.
When the conversion is done, click "Open" to locate the ripped videos. Now you can easily upload the converted MKV videos onto YouTube without any trouble.