Many people who download a file with the extension MKV will often try to play it back on iPad, but iPad doesn't recognize the file? Well, the first thing you must get some knowledge on MKV.
MKV, also known as Matroska, is a multimedia container format. It is another container format that similar to AVI. It is an open source container that houses an unlimited amount of video, audio, and even subtitles data in a single file. MKV files contain video and audio streams (may also contain subtitles). The streams are likely compressed and have been produced with an encoder. In order to play these streams a codec is required. Codec, as a word is an abbreviation of Coder / Decoder. The video stream located in the MKV file has been "coded" by the source and now it must be "decoded" by the end user who wishes to play it.
Foramts that iPad Compatible with
*H.264 video up to 720p, 30 frames per second
*MPEG-4 video, up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second
*Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second
Now, you must want to ask the question, “How can I watch videos in MKV format on iPad for Mac?” The answer is easy, you just need a profession Mac MKV to iPad converter to convert your MKV videos to right iPad mp4 on Mac OS.
MacX Video Converter Pro is a versatile video converting software which helps you convert MKV to iPad, MKV to iPad H.264, MKV to iPad MPEG-4, and then import/put your MKV file to iPad, iPad Wi-Fi, iPad Wi-Fi + 3G, iPod, iPhone, etc. on Mac for playback anytime anywhere.
For more information about MacX Video Converter Pro, please visit: http://www.macxdvd.com/mac-video-converter-pro/
How to convert MKV to iPad on Mac with Mac MKV to iPad Converter
Step 1: Run Mac MKV to iPad Converter and add MKV videos
After Free download MacX Video Converter Pro and install it, launch this professional Mac MKV to iPad converter and click “Add Files” to add your MKV video.
Step 2: Select "to iPad" as Output Format
Select the output video you desire. Under “to Apple” category, you may choose “to iPad” as output format.
Step 3: Select Output Folder
Specify output folder to save the converted video. Click the "Browse" button to choose the path where you want to save the output files in.
Step 4: Start converting
After finish the above steps, click the "Start" button to start conversion, you could view the conversion progress and are able to cancel the converting process at anytime.
Step 5: Transfer/Sync video to the iPad
To get the MKV video onto your iPad, launch iTunes. Drag your new converted movie file into your iTunes library in the folder or playlist of your choosing. Attach your iPad to your computer and sync the iPad with iTunes. After the syncing is done, then you can watch MKV video on your iPad and take the movie with you.
Note: Built in 420+ video/audio codecs and advanced HD video decoding engine, MacX Video Converter Pro brings a wide range of video input and output formats supporting. It can easily convert variety of SD video like AVI, MPEG, MP4, H.264, MOV, FLV, F4V, RM, RMVB etc and HD video including MKV, M2TS, AVCHD, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC and more to iPhone, iPad, iPod, iTunes, Apple TV, PS3, PSP, etc.
For more information about this resource, please visit: http://www.macxdvd.com/mac-dvd-video-converter-how-to/convert-mkv-to-ipad-on-mac.htm
MacXDVD Software is a division of Digiarty Software Company, owns a professional multimedia software development team, providing a range of products for Macintosh Computer users, including MacX Video Converter, MacX DVD Ripper, DVD Author, DVD backup tools, etc, series of apps for Apple video player, and iPhone, iPad 2D and 3D video games.