Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2 is now able to play MKV format

Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2 is now able to play MKV format

Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2 is now able to play MKV format

Many people often look various videos through its wearable device like a smartphone or tablet. But does not many people think about the format of the video that they produce.

And now for device manufacturers began to problem-solving. That people are not obsessed with the video format that they carry on their device. This will allow to be more alternative and more comfortable in choosing their next device.

My smartphone can play MKV, cool?

The developers of Windows Mobile 10 also want to take care of their clients and customers. Therefore, manufacturers have made a new format video playback, namely Matroska Video Stream or .mkv video format.

But as they say Matroska support the new format MKV will not be available for all models. And of course it’s stupid of this manufacturer such tactics. If you want to do something useful, you need to do this for all, not for a limited choice of devices.

Thus, as the manufacturer says the update will be available only for Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2. This is in its turn, will be a problem for those people that are not compatible with this update. In addition to playing Matroska format on your phone, you’ll need to use the application Xbox Video. And also to play a video, you can only through a specific application. However as, and does not sound much clever.

But it’s not all bad news, even to get updates on Windows Insider will not in every phone. Even in the future be able to get updates only certain models such as the Lumia 640, Lumia 640 XL, and the Lumia 540. And also why you need to spend as much time on the production, only a few models.

But it has some positive features, namely the new update Windows Phone 8.1 Update 2 was presented to a number of useful applications for users of Windows Phone. This includes support for Bluetooth-keyboard, useful settings of your phone and exciting features Reset Protection.

Still not bad for Windows Mobile operating system to come up with innovations. But it is worth noting that if you do, then you need to do is completely and for all.

Source: WindowsCentral, WMpowerUser

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