I've been trying to take some 1080p MKV files I've had for a while and watch them on my bigscreen TV in HD (1080p or even 720p).
Normally I would just plug my laptops dvi into one of the HDMI inputs on my Samsung (it'll take DVI in) and watch it that way.
However, I've been TRYING to come up with a way of burning them to a DVD (SL or DL) and have them forever off my harddrive and on a disc. (especially at 20 cents apiece
Well, I've got it.
If you take a MKV 1080p FILE (10GB, 15GB etc) and use WINAVI 9.0, you can convert it to a DIVX 720p formatted file.
This file will almost always fit on one DVD (or a Dual Layer if greater than 4.7GB) and can be played by some upconverting DVD players as well as any XBOX 360!!!!
Thats it, the xbox360 needs a 2 meg update from Microsoft, and it outputs them at 1080p on my 61" TV NICELY.
Just an FYI if anyone has been trying to play all those pesky MKV HD files on their TV's.