How to Convert MKV to Play Smoothly on iPad?

Author: Rocabella
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Updated on Feb 28, 2024
MKV Video to iPad Converter

How to Convert MKV to iPad Easily?

DownloadDownload WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro and Follow the steps:

  • 1. Import source MKV files;
  • 2. Choose a iPad preset;
  • 3. Modify video parameters (resolution, codec, bitrate, etc.)
  • 4. Convert MKV files to iPad/iPhone/iPod at once.
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How to Convert MKV to iPad in 3 Steps?
Step 1: Load MKV Files
Step 2: Pick Target iPad Model
Optional: Modify Parameters
Step 4: Start Conversion

Do iPads Support MKV Video Format?

Does iPad support MKV format? Unfortunately, NO! Officially, iPad devices only support: MP4 (Encoded with MPEG-4), M4V, MOV, AVI (only support AVI files that are compatible with the M-JPEG standards.). When you try to open an MKV movie file on iPad with its default player, you’ll get a File format unsupported error.

To avoid this issue, you can convert MKV to iPad supported-formats with a decent video converter. In the following, we’re going to share with a great MKV to iPad converter and show you how to convert MKV files for iPad with simple clicks. Continue reading!

How to Convert MKV to iPad in 3 Steps?

WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro is the right converter we’re going to introduce. It includes a set of iPad output presets with optimal settings and offers the easiest solution to convert MKV videos for iPad. Besides iPad, there are over 300 predefined profiles for phone, computer, TV, game console, tablets, and more!

Now, Free downloadFree download this practical converting software and follow the simple steps to transfer MKV files to iPad.

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Step 1. Import Source MKV Files

InstallInstall and run WonderFox HD Video Converter Factory Pro. Select Converter to enter the video converter module. Click + Add Files or just drag all the MKV files to load them to the program.

Import Source MKV Files
Import Source MKV Files

Step 2. Pick the Target iPad Model

Click the format image on the right side. This video converter offers 500+ presets so that you can freely convert between different video/audio files. It has optimized presets for the latest devices. Just select the iPad model you are using as the output device. Once you select an iPad model, all settings will be optimized for that device automatically.

Alternatively, you can choose an iPad supported-format like MP4, M4V and MOV from the Video category.

 Pick the Target iPad Model
 Pick the Target iPad Model

Optional. Modify Video Parameters

If a video is encoded with a non-supported encoder, then you are not going to be able to play it. Even if the video container is supported. So after choosing a format, you can modify its parameters to make sure both the container and encoder recognizable in your iPad. Moreover, you can modify the video resolution, frame rate, bit rate, etc., in Parameter settings. Then click OK to save the changes.

Tips. iPads support codecs including H264, H265, MPEG-4, HEVC (for newer models) and M-JPEG.

 Modify video parameters
 Modify video parameters

Step 4. Press Run to Start Conversion

Click the bottom triangle button to select an output path or just leave it as default. Then click Run to start the MKV video conversion. After the conversion is done, you’re prompted to open the output folder. Transfer the converted videos from Windows PC to your iPad. Now you can play MKV files on iPad smoothly.

Start MKV iPad Conversion
Start MKV iPad  Conversion

Final Words

With this handy MKV converter, there is no need to worry about the iPad unsupported format issues anymore. In fact, HD Video Converter Factory Pro can do more than that. It is an easy-to-use yet powerful multimedia toolkit which can serve as converter, downloader, recorder, GIF maker, ringtone studio, and so forth. Free download and give it a shot now:

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