How to Convert MKV to The New iPad (iPad 3)
Have a lot of wonderful MKV movies and want to watch them on your new iPad 3? It’s pity that MKV is not the video format that iPad 3 can understand. You have to convert MKV to iPad 3 for turning the MKV format into the iPad 3-compatible formats like MP4, M4V and MOV.
Ok, before MKV to the new iPad 3 conversion, let’s see iPad 3-supported video formats first (From Apple official site).
- H.264 video up to 1080p, 30 frames per second, High Profile level 4.1 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats;
- MPEG-4 video up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats;
- Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format.
It seems a little complicated, isn’t it? Don’t worry. You can easily convert MKV for playback on the new iPad 3 more compatibly as long as you have a great MKV to iPad 3 converter. This app allows you to select MP4/M4V/MOV as the output format and define the detail settings according to iPad 3’s tech spec.
Step 1: Add MKV video to the MKV to iPad 3 converter
Click “File” menu and then select the “Add File” option to browse and add MKV files from your PC to the program. If your MKV files are at hand, you can also directly drag and drop them to this app.
Step 2: Customize output settings
Here, we just take MP4 for example. To set MP4 as the output format, you can click the “Advanced” button to pop up the Advanced window, where you need to open the drop-down format list first and then choose MP4 in the “Common Video” category. According to iPad 3’s tech specs, you can also set Encoder, Resolution, Frame rate and Bit rate etc in the Advanced window.
If you have trouble with the detail settings for iPad 3, there is an directly-optimized preset you can select. Just go to “Apple”>”iPad” as the output format.
Step 3: Start to convert MKV to iPad 3
After everything is done, just click “Convert” to start converting your MKV file to the new iPad 3. When the conversion is done, an quot;Open Output” option will be shown in the front of your eyes. Just click it to open the folder and find the output files there.