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Convert MKV Files for Playing on Sony TV via USB drive

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This tutorial explains the easiest solution to add and play MKV files on Sony TV via USB drive.
As a big entertainment in our daily life, Sony TV always brings us great movie enjoyment via USB flash drive or Wifi connection. However, it is really a embarrassed thing when you tried to play common video formats like MKV on Sony TV, only to find your Sony TV can't read the MKV file. So what's the matter? It is officially stated MKV is listed as a supported format in Sony TV tech support. If you've trouble playing MKV files on Sony TV, read on for details.

Why Sony TV won't play some certain MKV files?
As far as we know, video codec, bitrate, resolution all decide the compatibility of the video on Sony TV. An MKV is a container. Different MP4 files tend to contain different video and audio codecs. The MKV files with unsupported audio (i.e. MKV DTS files) or video codec certainly can't be played on Sony TV.
How to make these incompatible MKV files playable on So…