MKV Video Converter for Mac – Get Started


Dimo MKV Video Converter for Mac is Mac MKV Converter to help you convert MKV files to MOV, WMV, MP4, MKV, etc. for editing, sharing and playing on Mac.

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> Brief Introduction

As the top Mac MKV Video Converter program in the market, this program supports converting any SD, HD and 4K MKV video format for playback on iPhone, iPad, iPod, Samsung Galaxy, PS4, QuickTime, Sony TV, etc., editing in FCP, iMovie, etc. and sharing on YouTube, Vimeo, etc. on Mac. It is available both in the paid and trial version.

Trial Version vs. Full Version

Trial version vs. Full version

Downloader limit: For the trial version users, you have one chance to download video from the internet.
Conversion limit: For the trial version users, the length of converted video file from transcoding and compressing is limited. You can only convert 1/3rd of the video with the trial version.
ISO Making limit: Users can make ISO from MKV video folder with only 3 times with the trial version.
No technical support provided: For trial version users, no technical support is provided.

Full Version Benefits: With full version of MKV Video Converter for Mac, you will enjoy the complete benefits included.

No downloader limit: You can download video from the internet by anytime.
No converting limit: You can convert any MKV video with no length limitation. 
No ISO Making limit: There is no limit on the number of times that you can make ISO. 
Complete technical support: You will get the complete technical support and upgrade from Dimo for lifetime.


Convert MKV video

Dimo MKV Video Converter for Mac allows you to convert MKV to different video or audio format and offers the optimal format for your portable devices, players, editors and more.

Step 1. Add the MKV video file to Mac MKV Video Converter

Click "Add File" button and import the MKV video on Mac you want to convert to this MKV Video Converter. You can simultaneously add several MKV files by clicking "Add File > Add multi-files" or "Add File > Add Folder"

Add file

Step 2. Choose the output format

Click the "Select Format" button on the bottom list and choose the output format you want to convert to. If you want to convert MKV video to FCP for editing, then just choose it as the output format. Here, 180+ formats are provided for you to select.

choose output format

Tip: You can also click "Setting" to change the format parameter like code, resolution, bitrate, etc. of output files. And appoint the output storing route by clicking the "...". Or you could skip this step to leave it default.

video settings

Step 3. Convert the MKV video file to your wanted one

After completing the settings, you can click the "Start" and start to convert the MKV video file to the video format you have chosen. You'll see the status changed below the item bar. When done, open the converted files by clicking "Open" or "Open Folder" at the downright box.


Create ISO

In the "Make ISO" tab, you're able to create an ISO very simply and easily with MKV Video Converter for Mac, please see the steps as below:

a. Click "Make ISO" and locate your source MKV video folder.

b. Click "Start" to create ISO.

Create ISO


Make GIF

Step 1. Load MKV Video Files

Click on the "Add File" icon on the top bar of the software, or directly drag and drop MKV video to the program. You can add multiple files by clicking "Add File > Add Multi-files" or "Add File > Add Folder".

Add video

Note: You could playback loaded media files by clicking with the built-in player.

Step 2. Editing the video

Click "Edit" to activate build-in video editor, then go to "Trim" to simply select the start and end times in the progressing bar by moving the points and click "+" to cut the video and press "OK".

Tip 1: If you think the video containting the embrassing background, then you could click "Adjust" > "Crop" to locate your specific portion of your video in output .gif file.

Tip 2: Click "Effect", you can apply some color effects like de-interace etc; And "Watermark" to input text you like to show;

Step 3. Choose Output GIF Format

Open the drop-down box right and then click the "Select Format " bar to enter the "Profile" panel, where you could select a proper profile as output format. You could select "GIF" from "Format > Video".

Or make use of the profile search bar to search desired profile quickly.

Choose gif

Step 4. Set Video and Audio Parameters

You could hit the setting gear icon to enter the "Profile Settings" interface to adjust video and audio parameters of selected output profile, including: Video Codec, Quality, Video Size, Bit Rate, Frame Rate, Aspect Ratio as well as Audio Codec, Quality, Bit Rate, Sample Rate, Channels, etc.

GIF settings

Tip: Here you can optimize the frame rate because your computer may not be able to run everything smoothly at a higher frame rate. Most videos are shot at either 30 or 60 fps, but GIFs are meant to be quicker, smaller, and a little jerky looking. The basic principle here is that, the smaller the framerate, the faster the GIF will take to play and load. 10-15 FPS is usually perfect.

Step 5. Start making GIF from MKV video

Set a directory to save the output files by clicking "...". Then Click on "Start" button to start converting MKV video files to GIF within this video converter software. Now your created .gif file from video is ready to be used for uploading to Instagram, Imgur, Minus, Dropbox, or any other file hosting service you prefer, or social media posts etc.


Download online movies

If you like some videos from the Internet, you can use MKV Video Converter for Mac to download them.

a. Search for your favorite video/movies/films from YouTube, Dailymotion, Vimeo and other 300 online video sites. Copy its URL by "Command + C". Then Launch the online video downloader, turn to "Download" tab, and "Command + V" to paste the URL to the address bar of the downloader.

download video

b. After you added URL, Click "+". When it is downloaded, just click "Open", then you can see the video.

download video


Play MKV Video

Dimo MKV Video Converter for Mac can enable you to play any video files stored on your computer no matter what video format and codec the video is. Please follow the steps below to play videos through Dimo MKV Video Converter for Mac:

Step 1: Launch Dimo MKV Video Converter for Mac

Download and install Dimo MKV Video Converter for Mac. Then launch Dimo MKV Video Converter by double clicking the installation file.

Step 2: Choose the "Converter" tab

When you launch the Dimo MKV Video Converter for Mac, the "Converter" tab is already selected by default. However if any other tab is selected, you should switch to the "Converter" tab.

Step 3: Load Source Video

Now, you can import the source video to Dimo MKV Video Converter for Mac. You can load the video file by dragging it into the interface. Or you can click on "Add File" button and open the file explorer. Then you can select the desired video file from the explorer quickly.

add files

Step 4: Start to Play Video

After you loaded the video into Dimo MKV Video Converter for Mac, you can see the movie list on the interface. Move the mouse on the video file you want to play and double click it, a media player will pop up and you can play your video now.

play MKV


Cut MKV video length by trimming

After loading source video files, click the "Edit" icon in the loaded video title to enter the video editing panel. Under the Trim tab, drag the slider to cut a specific length, or adjust time values in Start Time and End Time box to trim video to milliseconds. The total Clip Length will be displayed.

Trim video

Get MKV video size by cropping

In the Adjust tab, make a selection on Keep Aspect/Full Screen/16:9/4:3, and then directly drag the dot frame over the video to crop size. Here, you could even rotate videos for special angle of view. You can also check to activate to adjusting Contrast, Saturation, Brightness, etc. and directly drag the progress bar to get the effect you need. And you can preview the original and modified video in the preview area in real time. You can click "Apply to All" to apply this settings to other added videos befor conversion.


Adjust MKV video by effecting

Under the Effect tab, directly drag choose from 32 effect. Instant video effect will be shown on the video, you can judge whether it meets with your requirements or not.

Add effect

Add copyright by watermarking

Under the Watermark tab, write character to add Text Watermark over the video. Move the sliders of Left Margin and Top Margin or set font size values to make watermark display better on video.

Add watermark

Apply 3D Effect

On the video editing panel, under the 3D tab, choose a 3D setting mode from "Red-Blue", "Top Bottom", or "Left-Right" according to the 3D glasses type you are employing to watch 3D video. You could get an instant preview of selected 3D movie effect via the built-in player.

Add 3D Effect


Mirror locate files

If you want to share local media folder including MKV files from Mac to portable devices, then please go for MKV Video Converter for Mac and turn to the "Media Server". Here is a small step by step guide that will guide you through the process of mirroring:

a. Keep your iPhone/iPad/Android device/TV and Mac in the same network

b. Click "Browse..." to locate the source MKV video folder

c. Press "Share" and use your device to scan the upcoming QR code or write http://IP:PORT like "" (without quotation marks) into the address bar of the browser.

d. Now you can view the source files wirelessly on your devices if they are supported by browser.