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How to Convert MKV to iPad for Playback on iPad2, iPad3, iPad Mini, iPad4, etc

My dear brother got a bunch of MLV videos stored in his computer, and recently he bought an iPad, and he asked me how he could play those MLV videos on his iPad, so I tried many tools but all don’t work well, so you guys have any good idea to help my brother convert MKV to iPad?-From Yahoo Answer

From the Internet you could see that many people have the same needs similar to what described in the above yahoo question. The common situation is that when they get all the way to import MKV to iPad only to discover that their videos are not playable on their iPad. So people are seeking for ways to convert your MKV videos, say, from DVD or Blu-ray movies, to iPad-friendly formats and then enjoy them on your new iPad’s big, bright, Multi-Touch LED screen, however, it seems that they just cannot achieve their goal easily. To solve the problem, you need to use a professional MKV to iPad converter to convert MKV to iPad-friendly format.

To convert MKV to iPad Compatible format – Video Converter helps you convert MKV to iPad-friendly formats which can be recognized by your iPad/ iPad 2/iPad 3iPad Mini. After convert MKV to H.264 MP4, M4V, MOV, you can not only watch HD MKV TV series and movie on 1027 x 768 / 1280 x 720 / 1920 x 1080 display of the newest iPad 4 , but also play MKV on iPad Mini, iPad3, iPad2,, iPhone 5, iPod touch, Apple TV, etc., as well as your Mac media players like QuickTime. If you are using Mac, turn to the Video Converter for Mac.

Download MKV to iPad Converter:

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How to Convert MKV Videos to iPad with MKV to iPad Converter


Step 1. Import MKV Video Files to the MKV to iPad Converter

After downloading, installing the program, launch it and click the “Add Files” button to import MKV files to the program, or you can add files by directly downloading MKV videos from video-share websites like Yahoo and YouTube. Also, you can preview the videos.


Step 2. Specify Output Format and Output Path

Two ways here to specify the output format: one is to choose iPad supported MOV, M4V or MP4 as the output format; the other is to directly choose optimized format preset for iPhone from the Apple category of Device Format tab under the Output Format option.

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Step 3. Convert MKV to iPad and sync Videos to iPad

Click “Start” to convert MKV files to iPad MP4. After the conversion finished, just connect your computer to iPad, import converted MKV files to iTunes and sync your video to iPad. After that, you can watch MKV videos on your iPad anywhere you like.


Note: That’s all. You can enjoy and share your MKV videos on your iPad now. What’s more, if you want your videos to be more amazing, you can set video resolution, bite rate, codec and frame rate to get perfect output videos, as well as edit the MKV video files by trimming, cropping and adding special effects and watermarks, before you output it.
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Knowledge Sharing: MKV and Apple iPad

MKV is becoming more and more popular because of its high quality in videos distribution. Though it is an open standard free file format, it is widely used as the video format for high-definition videos. The size of a MKV file is normally very large. It is not accepted by Apple products.

Apple iPad is an ideal HD movie playback tool. The high-resolution, 9.7-inch 1024 x 768 display on iPad is made for bringing you remarkably crisp and vivid HD video enjoyment. Followed is detailed information about iPad-friendly video formats.

iPad video parameter:

  1. MPEG-4 video: maximum 2.5 Mbps, 30 frames per second, 640 x 480 pixels, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio in .mp4, .mov and .m4v file formats;
  1. H.264 video: maximum 720p, 30 fps, Main Profile level 3.1 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .mp4, .mov and .m4v file formats;
  2. Motion JPEG (M-JPEG): maximum 35 Mbps, 30 fps, 1280 x 720 pixels, audio in ulaw, and PCM stereo audio in .avi file format.