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The New Way to Watch MKV on iPad Air

Looking for a solution to made MKV HD movies playable upon your iPad Air, iPad mini? This article will show you a new method aims to help you watch MKV on iPad that saves more time and effort.

The Tool You’ll Need

Keep this in mind, MKV is not a iPad-friendly format and you’ll need a decoding / re-encoding process before moving an MKV video to your iPad Air. The choice is more than enough, but you’d better pick up a rational solution. Here is a all-in-one solution – Xilisoft iPad Magic Platinum.

  • Get the best output quality without any manual setting – when transferring MKV to iPad, iPad Magic will automatically optimize the video and audio according to your device’s standard so as to get the best output quality.
  • Import MKV videos to iPad without iTunes involved – As one of the most popular iTunes Alternatives, iPad Magic helps you out by populating videos, music and Apps on iPad without tedious iTunes sync.
  • The fastest MKV to iPad solution you can have – thanks to Hyper-threading and other hardware acceleration technologies, you can move a 2hs MKV movie onto iPad on the fly and you do not have to worry about original songs being erased.

How to Watch MKV Videos on iPad with Xilisoft iPad Magic Platinum

Step 1: Launch iPad Magic Platinum > Plug your iPad to the computer:

Step 2: Select “Convert Video/Audio” node from the left directory tree, and click “Add File(s) to Convert Format” button to load MKV files. The software will automatically convert them to the iPad supported format you set.


Tip: If you unplug iPad during the process of converting, the program will continue converting the files that are not converted and keep them in the “My Cache” for you to copy them to iPad next time.

Step 3: After that, check one or more videos and audios you want to transfer in the file list, and click “Copy File(s) to Device” button to start copying.

That’s done. Xilisoft iPad Magic is not only an iPad solution, it also works iPhone/iPod.  You can read the full review on the iPad Magic or download a free trial here.