Galaxy S6/S6 Edge can play MKV, AVI, M4V, FLV, VOB, WMV, Xvid Videos?

Are you looking for a easy, quick and affordable Galaxy S6 video converter to seamlessly convert MKV, AVI, M4V, FLV, VOB, WMV, Xvid to Galaxy S6/S6 Edge supported formats so that you can play videos on Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge? Consider it done. In the following guide, you are going to know why Galaxy S6 cannot directly play various videos and how to make MKV, AVI, WMV, FLV etc. videos playable on Galaxy S6/S6 Edge.

Part 1. Introduction of Galaxy S6 and Video Playback issues

Samsung Galaxy S6 – This new flagship smartphone features well-designed glass-and-metal body, a 64-bit octa-core Exynos 7420 chip and 4GB of RAM running on Android Lollipop (v5.0.2) for handling multi-tasks and other operations more smoothly. Boasting a 5.1-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 1440×2560 pixels, Samsung Galaxy S6 can bring us crisp images and superb visuals during playing videos.

Samsung Galaxy S6 helps you survive a long-haul flight for watching video or TV shows is ideal for killing boring time. If you prefer a money free weekend, watching sitcom on your device is a fantastic thing to do during indoor hours. Complaining of being exhausted? How about watching some funny video clips to tackle life’s energy zappers? However, you ought to know that Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 Edge supported video format is limited, say, FLV, AVI, MKV, Tivo, VOB, Flac, etc. What’s more, Samsung Galaxy S6 even can not play some MP4 format videos because of specification issues of audio and video codec. So, another super helper, Samsung Galaxy S6 video converter is badly needed to deal with video compatibility issues for you.

Part 2.Best video formats supported by Galaxy S6

  • Galaxy S6 supported formats: MP4, DivX, XviD, WMV, H.264
  • Galaxy S6 not supported formats: MKV, FLV, MOV, AVCHD, MTS, TiVo, M2TS, VOB, etc.

Part 3.How to transfer supported videos to Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 Edge?

Transfer videos from PC via USB cable? I have to admit this is the most available method that used by most Samsung fans. Or in other ways, with Samsung Kies, we can also easily import the files in. Download and install the Kies software to manage files on Galaxy S6. Once the Kies software is installed, it will automatically start whenever you connect the Galaxy S6 to your computer and the Samsung Kies software is compatible with both Mac and Windows.

Part 4. How to play unsupported videos on Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 Edge?

Method One: Download a Video Player on your Samsung Galaxy S6

Download a video player on Samsung Galaxy S6 is the simplest way in order to watch most of the common videos on the handset without conversion, anytime and anywhere.

We can install Video Player like Mobo Video PlayerMX Video PlayerQQ Video Player or V Video Player on the Galaxy S6, as they all can play MKV, AVI, WMV, MOV, FLV movies and videos on the device. So when you know this you’ll get it easy to play your favorite MKV or other videos formats on your Galaxy S6 phone.

Method Two: Getting help from Samsung Galaxy S6 Video Converter

If you want watch videos of all kinds on Galaxy S6 like M4V movies (usually the .M4V movies on iTunes are DRM protected) or MTS, M2TS, MKV, WebM, TS, MPG, YouTube videos on the Galaxy S6, we aren’t able to watch iTunes videos or movies on Galaxy S6 without authorizing. The key to make it possible to transfer iTunes M4V videos or other videos to the device is remove DRM from iTunes .M4V videos, and then convert the iTunes M4V movies or other videos/movies formats to MP4 with H.264 codec by using a video converter. And here I recommend you to use this Galaxy S6 Video Converter Ultimate. More video toolbox than a just a converter – convert, edit, enhance, download, burn, organize, capture, and watch in over 150 formats – enjoying video anywhere just got simpler.

Features of this Galaxy S6 Video Converter:

Except for converting any video file to MP4 format to play on Samsung Galaxy S6, this video conversion program can do a lot more for you. Here are some features that supported by this best Galaxy S6 Video Converter:

  1. Download and capture web video like YouTube, Vimeo
  2. Convert any videos(H.265 (HEVC) and 4K supported) to popular portable devices like iPad Air 2, iPhone 6 Plus, Sony Xperia Z4, Galaxy Tab 4 nook, Galaxy Tab S, Galaxy Note 4/3, Surface Pro 3, Aamzon Fire Phone, Kindle Fire, Hudl 2, HTC One M9, Lenovo K3 Note and so on.
  3. Convert media files between different video formats, output to 158+ formats.
  4. Streaming Your Media to TV Couldn’t Be Easier (New)
  5. Perfect DLNA Support Built In (New)
  6. Transfer Video Without USB Cable
  7. Convert 30X faster than other converters
  8. Burn video to DVD disc, DVD folder, or to ISO files with ease
  9. Equipped with the perfect desktop player
  10. Add 3D effect to common video media files.
  11. Edit video even faster and easier

Free Download and Install the best Galaxy S6 Video converter your computer. The program is 100% safe and clean.


Step 1: Add Video files to the Galaxy S6 video converter

Through the “Add files” button, you can either import video files to the program. This Video converter for Galaxy S6 accepts most of the video formts. The added media files would be displayed as a thumbnail, together with detailed file information.

Step 2: Choose Galaxy S6 compatible format as output.

You even don’t need to know which format you should convert the videos to Galaxy S6, because you can simply choose Samsung Galaxy S as the output device from the output list. Go to the “Device” category, find “Samsung” brand, and then choose Samsung Galaxy S6 as output format among the popular Samsung devices listed. Or you can also choose “MP4 video” from “Format” > “Video” as the output format for Galaxy S6/S6 Edge.

1. You can freely adjust the parameters for both audio and video by clicking on the “Settings” option;
2. You can trim, crop, and merge multiple videos, or add watermark and subtitle etc. (Simply click the “Edit” in the video bar and choose the “Edit” option).

Step 3: Start the Video to Galaxy S6 conversion.

Press the “Convert” button at the bottom left of the interface, then the conversion process would be started at once. Batch and merge conversion are all supported. When conversion is done, you can find the output Samsung Galaxy S6 compatible file by clicking the “Open Folder” button. You are also allowed to stop or pause the conversion during the process.

This Galaxy S6 video converter equipped with NVIDIA CUDA acceleration technology, so it can convert any video to Galaxy S4 very fast, just have a try, hope it can help you.

At last, just connect Samsung Galaxy S6 to your computer via usb cable and then transfer video files to your Galaxy S6 for playback.

Still have trouble about how to watch MP4, MKV, AVI, M4V, FLV, VOB, WMV, Xvid on Galaxy S6/S6 Edge? Please give me a message. Thanks for your reading.

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Sharon Li

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4 thoughts on “Galaxy S6/S6 Edge can play MKV, AVI, M4V, FLV, VOB, WMV, Xvid Videos?

  • April 21, 2015 at 9:09 pm

    I was worried that I couldn’t transfer some 1080p MKV movies to my new Galaxy S6. Your software helped me out! It’s so cool that I do it with only three mouse clicks! I give your product 2 thumbs up!

  • June 26, 2015 at 1:18 am

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  • April 25, 2016 at 2:34 am

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  • October 19, 2016 at 3:36 am

    Great software for converting my MKV movies to MP4 to use in my Galaxy S6 Edge, thank you


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