How to Play MKV Files on iPhone 7/7 Plus/6s/6s Plus/6/6 Plus/SE/5s/5c/5

iPhone is a treasure for those who like to watch movies on the go. However, you can only sync MP4, MOV and M4V videos to your iPhone for playback. If you have downloaded some MKV videos from the Internet and want to play them on your iPhone (iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5), you'll find that MKV can't be added into iTunes, let alone being synced to iPhone. Then, is there a way to play MKV on iPhone 7? The answer is definitely Yes!

Convert MKV to iPhone Supported Format for Playback

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You need to convert MKV to iPhone supported video formats if you want to watch your MKV files on your iPhone since MKV is unrecognized. Generally, you can use a video converter program like Aimersoft Video Converter Ultimate to convert the MKV video to MP4, MOV or M4V for iPhone and then transfer then converted videos to iPhone for playback on the go.

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How to Play MKV Videos on iPhone

Step 1. Load MKV videos

Click "Add Files" to import the MKV video you want to convert or directly drag video files to the left item bar to load them. Apart from MKV, this video converter can also help you play AVI, WMV, FLV, VOB, MTS and more video formats on iPhone without any hassles.

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Step 2. Choose an output video format for iPhone

You can either select MP4, MOV or M4V as the output video format. Or click Output Format > Device > Apple to set iPhone as the output device and wait for the program to convert your MKV files to fit your device!

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Step 3. Start converting MKV files for playback on iPhone

When then conversion finishes, click "Open Folder" to locate the converted videos. After that, connect your iPhone to your computer, launch iTunes > add the videos to iTunes library > sync video files to iPhone. And then you can view these MKV movies on your iPhone anywhere you go. Fabulous, right? Just download the video converter and start changing MKV format for playing on any iPhone!

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What is MKV?

MKV, short for Matroska Video, is a video container that is similar to other regular video formats like AVI, ASF and MOV. The MKV format has become quite popular in subtitle-related community since it well supports multiple subtitle and audio tracks in a single file.

What video formats does iPhone support?

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