Add MKV movies to Playback on iPad Air 3 without quality loss

iPad Air 3 can’t support MKV movie format. To play MKV on iPad Air 3/2, you need to convert MKV to MP4, MOV, an apple-approved media format first. Here is how!

iPad Air 3 including a 9.7in screen and 4K screen resolution of 2,334 x 3,112. If true, that's a significant step up from the 1,536 x 2,048 resolution on the iPad Air 2. And the 4K UHD display makes iPad Air 3 a perfect device for movie watching. As this iPad Air 3 is so easy to take, you can enjoy movies when your travel, or use it to kill time when you on train, bus or plane. However, due to the format limitation, sometimes you will find you cannot play MKV files on iPad Air 3 or missing audio when enjoying MKV movies on iPad Air 3.

Video formats supported by iPad Air 3 are limited, it only supports H.264/MPEG4 codec MP4, MOV and M4V format, the other formats like MKV, AVI, WMV, MTS, TiVo, FLV are all not supported, even if you have transferred them to iPad Air 3, the tablet can’t recognize these files.

Fortunately, there is an easy way to fix the issues. A great method is to convert MKV to iPad Air 3 compatible video formats along with some help from third-party tools.



Brorsoft Video Converter is a highly recommended utility to fulfill the task. This makes it incredibly easy to transfer converted MKV media files from your computer to iPad Air for smooth playback.

Overall, it is an easy-to-use video converter to help you convert MKV video files to iPad Air 3, iPadAir 2 , iPad Air, iPad Mini 4, iPad Mini 3, iPad 4, etc models in a few mouse clicks! Besides, it also supports converting AVI, WMV, MPEG, VOB, FLV, MTS, etc. videos to iPad with smart editing features. If you are using a Mac, please turn to Video Converter for Mac. Download it now and follow the below guide to import MKV videos to iPad Air 3/2.

(Note: Click here for OS X 10.5)

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[Guide]: How to Enable iPad Air 2 to Play MKV files

Step 1. Load MKV files

Install and run this software. Click the “Add Files” button or directly drag-n-drop MKV file to the program.



Step 2. Select the output format

Click the output format dropdown list; you’ll get a lot of choices. For converting MKV to iPad Air, you can select “iPad > iPad Air HD Video (*.mp4)” as output format.



Step 3. Start the conversion process

Hit the “Convert” button. Then this video converter will instantly start the conversion process and the progress bar will show you the remaining time. After several seconds, you’re done!

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