Best Way to Play MKV(DTS) on iPad Mini/iPad Air

Published on by Chris King

Ever tried to move your MKV movies to iPad Air/iPad Mini? In fact, it is easy, fast and worth the effort. This tutorial mainly explains you how to put and play MKV on iPad Air, iPad Mini. 

Best Way to Play MKV(DTS) on iPad Mini/iPad Air

I am a super movie fan. I like watching funny movies on my iPad tablet on the go. But what makes me extremely upset recently is that I find most of the movies on-line are saved as MKV format, which can not be playable on my currently iPad Air due to the video format limit. Luckily, I’ve figured out the best way to play MKV(DTS) on iPad Air/iPad Mini. If you are in such issue, read on to get the quick solution.

iPad Air is a hot Apple tablet as the Mini iPad. The Retina Display with big screen, no doubt adds more fun to your digital entertainment. The point here is the default or downloaded player on iPad Air/iPad Mini cannot find a suitable decoder for your MKV file especially some MKV videos encoded in DTS audio. If you want to convert and watch your MKV videos on iPad Air, iPad Mini, you will need a MKV to iPad file converter– Brorosft Video Converter, which can help you encode MKV to iTunes(iPad) friendly format and then sync to iPad Mini, iPad Air with ease.

The program is very ease to use and can produce excellent results for the iPad Air, iPad Mini. Conversion speed seems fine and the converted videos look decent on iPad as original. Apart from encoding MKV to iPad Air/iPad Mini, it also can aid you to batch convert kinds of 720p, 1080p HD videos in various formats like MPG, FLV, AVI, MTS, WMV, TiVo, MXF, VOB, etc. The equivalent Mac version is Mac Video Converter. Just get the right one according to your situation.

Below I'd like to share the full guide about playing MKV video on iPad Mini/iPad Air with you . Hope it will give you a big help.

Step 1: Go to download and install the best MKV to iPad Air/Mini Converter, then launch it. Afterwards, directly drag and drop MKV files to the program. Or you can tap the “Add” button to import files. Batch conversion is available, so you can add several files at one time.



Step 2:  Set output video file format for your device. Here you can go to Format > iPad and then select "iPad > iPad Air HD Video (*.mp4)", "iPad > iPad Mini HD Video (*.mp4)" respectively for your iPad Air and iPad Mini.



Step 3: Tap the “Settings” icon and you can adjust codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel in the interface according to your needs and optimize the output file quality. In usual, 1280*720 video size, 1000~2000 video bitrate is proper. You’d better keep a good balance of the video size and quality.

Step 4: Hit the big Convert bar to start the MKV to iPad Air/iPad Mini conversion. The conversion time mainly depends on your source video file size.

After getting the converted movies files, you can transfer the converted MKV files to iPad Air/iPad Mini via iTunes. If you don’t know how to put and play video on iPad Air/iPad Mini, just follow the steps to realize it:

1) Make sure you have install iTunes. If not, you can free download iTunes. And launch it.
2) Connect your iPad Air or iPad Mini to Mac/PC.
3) Choose “File – > Add File to Library…”
4) Drag the .mp4 file you want to the iPad Air/iPad Mini icon.

So there you have it. Pretty simple. Now you can start playing MKV movies on Pad Air/iPad Mini anywhere you want them. 

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