With the stunning Retina display and the support for 1080p video playback, the new, third-generation iPad makes everything looks and feels incredibly lifelike and perfectly detailed. However, the new iPad 3 only enables to playback 1080p H.264 video in M4V, MP4 and MOV file formats just as iPad or iPad 2 only supports playing 720p H.264 video in M4V, MP4 and MOV format. It will end in fail if we try to play 1080p MKV on iPad 3, iPad 2 or iPad.
In fact, it is just easy to play 1080p MKV on iPad 3 or play 720p MKV on iPad or iPad 2 or even play HD 1080p MKV on iPad or iPad 2 as soon as you own the professional Bigasoft iPad Video Converter and follow the step by step guide below.
As the powerful MKV to iPad Converter, Bigasoft iPad Video Converter can fast convert 1080p MKV to iPad 3 supported 1080p H.264 format. It also enables to convert 720p MKV or even 1080p MKV to iPad or iPad 2 supported 720p H.264 format with almost no lose of video quality and fast conversion speed. In addition converting MKV to iPad, this powerful iPad Video Converter can also convert other video formats like AVI, DivX, Xvid, FLV, F4V, WMV, WTV, ASF, MPG, 3GP, AVCHD, MPEG-2, MPEG-1, TS, VOB, MXF, WebM, SWF, RMVB and etc to iPad supported video format for easy play on iPad, iPad 2 or iPad 3.
Step by Step Guide on How to Convert HD MKV to iPad
The following is a step by step guide on how to convert 1080p MKV or 720p MKV to iPad supported video format for successfully playing HD MKV on iPad/iPad 2/iPad 3.
Make Preparation: Free download and run Bigasoft iPad Video Converter
Free download the powerful MKV to iPad Converter - Bigasoft iPad Video Converter ( for Windows, for Mac), install and run it, the following interface will pop up.
Step 1 Add 1080p MKV or 720p MKV video
Click "Add File" button to add the HD MKV video which you want to play on iPad, iPad 2 or iPad 3. This powerful MKV to iPad converter also supports drag and drop function.
Step 2 Set iPad compatible format
Click the drop-down button on the right side of the "Profile" to select iPad supported video format from "iPad" category.
To play 1080p MKV on iPad 3, select iPad 3 1080P Video (*.mp4) from the "iPad" category.
To play 1080p or 720p MKV on iPad 2, select iPad 2 H.264 HD Video (*.mp4) from the "iPad" category.
To play 720p or 1080p MKV on the 1st generation iPad with almost no loss of video quality, select iPad H.264 HD Video (*.mp4) from the "iPad" category.
To convert HD MKV to iPad with smaller video file size, select iPad MPETG-4 Video (*.mp4) from the "iPad" category.
Step 3 Convert MKV to iPad
Click "Convert" button to button to finish converting HD MKV to iPad supported video format.
Stream MKV to iPad to Play MKV on iPad/iPad 2/iPad 3
After converting MKV to iPad supported format, just import the converted MKV video to iTunes for streaming MKV to iPad. Then it is just easy to watch MKV on iPad 3/iPad 2/iPad! Why not free download the powerful MKV to iPad Converter to give it a free try and play 1080p or 720p MKV on iPad with Retina display or LED-backlit IPS LCD display.
Convert MKV to iPad to Play 720p or 1080p MKV on iPad 3/iPad 2/iPad