Why After Effects can't accept MKV files perfectly?
In fact, there are thousands of possible codecs for MKV, but only a few of which are supported by AE. To save time and achieve the goal of making MKV compatible with After Effects, just download and use Brorsoft Video Converter which is able to help you change MKV format into an editable video format for After Affects, like MPEG or MOV(AVC) without quality loss.In addition, this program can support various common videos besides MKV, such as MOV/MP4,AVI,MTS,MXF,WMV .etc. Follow the step-by-step guide below to change MKV videos to After Effects smoothly. If you are a Mac user, pls get the Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac. Below is how to.
How to Convert MKV to MPEG for Affect Effects editing
Step 1. Import MKV videos to the software
Click "Add Video" button (or "Add from folder") to load MKV source files. Or just drag&drop your MKV videos into the App.
Step 2. Choose a best output format
Click "Format" drop-down bar to select a proper video format. To edit MKV videos in After Effects, Adobe Premiere/Sony Vegas > MPEG-2 (*.mpg) is the suitable one.
Tips - Adjust audio and video settings
This professional program enables users to adjust audio and video settings before conversion. Click "Settings" button, then you will enter the following interface, on which you are allowed to customize size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, and audio channel to your required ones.
Step 3. Start the conversion process
Click the "Convert" button to start transcoding MKV to MPEG-2 for Adobe After Effects.
When the conversion is finished, you can click "Open" button to get the generated MPG files effortlessly. Launch After Effects on your PC, choose "File > Import to import converted MKV files in AE for further editing.
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