KMPlayer Won’t Play MP4, MKV, AVI, FLV, DVD? Fixed!

Diana Joan

Dec 08, 2014 08:14 am / Posted by Diana Joan

Does your KMPlayer always work well for you? Have you ever had irritating issues such as KMPlayer can’t play common videos like MP4, MKV, AVI, and FLV, only video and the audio is missing, KMPlayer won’t open a DVD movie, etc?

This article covers KMPlayer playback issues, as well as best solutions to fix whatever playback problems you may have with the KMPlayer.

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Part I. KMPlayer Playback Problems and Errors

a. Some MP4, AVI files and all FLV files will not open and I receive the message “Login required.”
b. Subtitles won't show. I had a couple of .mkv files with subtitles integrated ( internal subtitles) and KMPlayer has no problem showing those subtitles , but when I load .srt subtitles they won't be displayed.
c. When I play certain .MOV files, I get no sound, only the video. I can play other types of videos without any problems with KMPlayer.
d. I can't get my KMPlayer to play DVDs. Every time I open a DVD, the player opens to a blank black screen and won't play the DVD.

Part II. Fix KMPlayer Playback Issues

As one of the most powerful video players for Windows, KMPlayer should play MP4, MKV, MOV, FLV, WMV, AVI, DVD and more. How to fix KMPlayer won’t work problems? The following tips can be of great help.

a. Make sure you have installed the KMPayer in a right way and from its official site.

b. Make sure that you have installed the latest version KMPlayer or you have upgraded your KMPlayer to the latest version.

c. Find a KMPlayer alternative like VLC, and MPlayer to play MP4, MKV, MOV, FLV, AVI, WMV, DVD, etc.

Part III. Download the Best KMPlayer Alternative

If the above solutions do not work out at all, you’ll need to switch your attention to the codecs of your videos. If the video codec is not compatible with KMPlayer, nothing but the best KMPlayer alternative Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate can help fix all of the playback problems with regard to the KMPlayer, and also allow you to play those multimedia files that the KMPlayer can’t handle. If your KMPlayer fails to play videos in formats like MP4, MKV, MOV, FLV, AVI, WMV, AVCHD, and DVD and Blu-ray, Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate is an integration of video converter, Blu-ray ripper and DVD ripper, enabling you to play any audio and video file as well as Blu-ray and DVD sources on your PC with video players like KMPlayer, MPlayer, VLC, Windows Media Player, and QuickTime Player.

How to convert videos, rip Blu-rays/DVDs with the best KMPlayer alternative?

Step 1. Import videos/Blu-rays/DVDs

No matter when you run into playback issues with the KMPlayer or any other video players, just import the videos, Blu-ray and DVD movies to this KMPlayer alternative by clicking “File” and import sources from five channels as pictured below.

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Tip 1. To perform DVD to MP4, Blu-ray to MP4, WMV to MOV, FLV to MP4 conversion on Mac, please download KMPlayer alternative for Mac.

Tip 2. To show subtitles on the movie, just choose a preferred on from “Subtitles” option. You can also choose a desired audio track.

Step 2. Choose a proper output format

Click the format bar to pick a proper output format that the video player on your PC can definitely play. Popular conversion types include Blu-ray to iPhone 6, Blu-ray to iPad Air 2, Blu-ray to iPad Mini 3, DVD to iPhone 6, DVD to iPad Air 2, DVD to iPad Mini 3, MKV to MP4, FLV to MP4, M2TS to MOV, etc.

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Tip 3. Some people may just need some certain audio and video clips from a complete video file, audio file, Blu-ray movie and DVD movie for saving or as an editing material in video editing programs like Premiere, Avid, Davinci, FCP, FCE, iMovie, etc. The “Trim” function in the “Video Editor” screen can help them save the wanted audio and video clips.

Step 3. Start converting videos, Blu-rays, DVDs

Hit the “Convert” button to start converting MKV to MP4, DVD to MP4, Blu-ray to MP4, Blu-ray to MKV, AVCHD to MP4, WMV to MOV, etc.

Some video converters may help achieve conversions between common audio and video formats. And few have the ability to handle videos, audios, Blu-rays and DVDs. To avoid wasting time and energy downloading and installing two or three or more converters on your computers to convert all the multimedia sources you have, Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate can be a nice partner in your life to solve and fix all kinds of audio, video, Blu-ray and DVD playback issues.

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