The Matroska (MKV) is an open standard free container format, a file format that can hold an unlimited number of video, audio, picture or subtitle tracks inside a single file. It is intended to serve as a universal format for storing common multimedia content, like movies or TV shows. Matroska file types are .MKV for video (with subtitles and audio), .MKA for audio-only files and .MKS for subtitles only. MKV movies can be download with Emule, BT, etc. The best software players out there (VLC, MPlayer ) have full MKV support and are absolutely free. Unfortunately MKV files can not playback in iPad. You need convert the MKV videos to H.264 720p MP4 which Apple iPad supported.
How to convert and play MKV files on Apple iPad/iPad 2?
Don’t worry, MKV to Apple iPad Video Converter is such a useful and powerful MKV to Apple iPad Converter that can convert all MKV formats with different codecs to Apple iPad HD Video (*.mp4) with fast conversion speed, perfect video and audio synchronization, and high output quality.
Step-by-Step Guide to Convert/Play MKV Movies on Apple iPad/iPad 2:
1. Free download the MKV Converter for Apple iPad and then install, start up it.
2. Import MKV files to the program. You can add more than one file or directly add MKV folder.It supports MKV files batch converison to Apple iPad.
3. Click the “Profile” option and choose Apple iPad > iPad HD Video 1280*720 (*.mp4) as output format for Apple iPad/iPad 2. (When you select the output format, you can click Settings to set video encoder, video Resolution, bitrate, framerate and audio encoder, sample rate, audio channels, bitrate.) After all settings done, check "Apply to All" to ensure all your MKV files to iPad MP4 conversion.
4. Then click Convert to start the conversion of MKV files to iPad 720p MP4 files.
With this MKV to Apple iPad MP4 Converter, you needn’t worry about how to play MKV files on iPad/iPad 2 now. And you can also trim, crop your MKV videos and set Brightness, Contrast and Saturation of the videos.
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