HA media player not playing .avi and not seeing .mkv

HA media player not playing .avi movies, only mp3 and mp4 video.
mkv files are not visible at all!

I tried to install VLC as an addon, it appeared as an entity and i have nothing to do about it.

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Web browsers don’t support mkv containers.

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well i would like to cast it to a tv using HA, but i can’t

maybe there is an integration or something to change default HA media browser player?
because it doesnt make any sense of that browser player existance