Watching movies on your iPad's big and bright screen is just an enjoyment of life, right? Have some MKV videos and want to put them on your iPad for playback on the go? Unluckily, iPad won't accept your MKV files since it only recognize MP4, MOV and M4V with specific codecs. To fix the problem, you have to convert MKV to iPad supported formats. After the conversion, you can play MKV on iPad with no hassle.
To convert MKV files to iPad, you can get Aimersoft Video Converter Ultimate, a professional MKV to iPad converter to change MKV format to MP4 for iPad without losing any quality. And thanks to the intuitive software interface, you can get the conversion done in just a few clicks with no other skills required. First of all, download the converter below and then read the instructions to finish your work. (Mac users please download the Mac version to convert MKV videos to iPad on Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7 and 10.8 Mountain Lion.)
Download MKV to iPad Converter:
The methods to change MKV format for iPad in Windows and Mac are the same. In the guide below, the screenshots of video converter Windows version (Windows 8 compatible) are used.
Run the program and you'll see the interface as below. There are 2 ways to add MKV movies to the program: a> click the Add Files button to browse and select your source video files from either your local drive or portable devices. 2> directly drag the MKV video you want to play on your iPad to the program for conversion.
Tips: Before the conversion, you can highlight the video and click Edit to personalize your videos. Some basic video editing features like Trim, Crop, Rotate, etc. are provided for your choice. And if you want all the added videos be outputted as one single file for your iPad, simply tick Merge all videos into one to combine all the source video files.
To convert MKV video to iPad, now you should specify an output file format. Here you can just click Output Format on the right and go to Device > Apple. As you see, the video presets for iPad 4, iPad mini, New iPad, iPad 2 and iPad are just there. Just choose your iPad model as the export format to convert MKV to fit your iPad. Besides MKV, it can also convert AVI to iPad, WMV to iPad, FLV to iPad, MTS to iPad, VOB to iPad and more.
When you think all the settings are OK, you can click the Convert button to start converting all the added MKV movies to MP4 for iPad. After the conversion, get the iPad playable video files and transfer them to iPad via iTunes. And then you can just enjoy them on your iPad wherever you go.