Play downloaded Christmas MKV movies on iPad Mini 4

“Recently, iPad Mini 4 becomes popular around my friends and my colleagues, so, I decided to buy one finally. However, I do not know that iPad Mini 4 can’t support MKV format as source video, and I have downloaded many Christmas MKV movies in my PC. So, can anyone tell me how to play my downloaded Christmas MKV movies on iPad Mini 4. Besides, I am not a computerman, so I really need a simple way to help me solve the problem.” The problem was asked from  VideoHelp. If you have the same issue, read the article and it will solve your problem.

No matter the iPad mini 4 or the iPad mini 3/2/1, they all do not support the MKV format. Therefore, if you want to play downloaded Christmas MKV movies on iPad Mini 4, you have to convert MKV to iPad mini supported formats, such as, m4v, mp4, mov etc.

Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac is highly recommended utility to fulfill the task by converting HD MKV movies to iPad Mini 4/3/2/1 compatible MP4, MOV, or M4V on Mac. Besides iPad Mini 4, you will also allowed to convert HD MKV movies to play on other popular portable devices like Samsung Galaxy Tab S2, Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 Edge, iPhone 6s/Plus, iPad Pro, HTC One M9+, HTC Desire 626, Apple TV 4, PS4 and more with just a few clicks. Now, the app hasupdated to support the newest Mac OS X El Capitan, and you can get a big discount in Pavtube Christmas Coupon.

PS. Windows user can use Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate to realize the conversion to play your downloaded Christmas MKV movies on iPad Mini 4/3/2/1. 

Free download and install

Other Download:
- Pavtube old official address:
- Cnet Download: 

Steps to convert MKV to MP4

Step 1. Load downloaded MKV movies to the app

Click "File" > "Add Video/Audio" or "Add from folder" to import source video files to the program.

Step 2: Set output format in MP4

Set output video file format for Apple iPad Mini 4/3/2/1. Here you can go to “Format” > “iPad” and then select  "iPad > iPad Mini HD Video (*.mp4)" respectively for your iPad Mini. 

Tips: Click the "Pencil" like icon on the main interface of the program to open the "Video Editor" window, then start the fantastic video editing trips.


Because the screen of your iPad mini 4 is small, so if the video have black area, then you can use this function to crop the black area to watch with a bigger image.


In this tab, click browse button to add *.srt or *.ass/*.ssa online downloaded subtitle-files to the video as hard subtitles.

Step 3: Customize output video and audio quality

Open "Profile Settings" window to adjust the output video codec, size, bit rate, sample rate and audio codec, sample rate, bit rate and channels according to your own preference.

Step 4: Start to convert

Carry out the conversion process by tapping right-bottom "Convert" button. When the conversion is completed, find and locate the converted files by hitting the "Open" folder on the main interface, then you can easily play downloaded Christmas MKV movies on iPad Mini 4 in MP4 format.

Just a few steps and you can enjoy downloaded Christmas MKV movies on iPad Mini 4. So try it now.

Related Articles: