MKV to iPhone 5: Play/Enjoy MKV movies on iPhone 5
MKV, generally Matroska file, is an open standard free container format that can hold an unlimited number of video, audio, picture or subtitle tracks in one file. It is used to store common multimedia content like movies or TV shows. MKV has bad compatibility with Mac devices or applications like iPad, iPhone 4S, iTunes, QuickTime, etc.
Why convert MKV to iPhone 5 on Mac?
As far as we know, the iPhone 5 supports the same multimedia file formats as its older version does. That's to say, the iPhone 5 doesn't natively accept MKV file format. Though some MKV players for OSX devices are available, they can't play 1080p or 720p MKV or play MKV video in poor quality, so will do with iPhone 5. In the case, to convert MKV to iPhone 5 on Mac become necessary.
Doremisoft iPhone 5 Video Converter for Mac is specially designed for tackling almost any file incompatibility with iPhone 5 by converting any file format like AVI, MKV to iPhone 5 MP4 for optimally playback. If you are running on Windows OS, please refer to its Windows version of MKV to iPhone 5 Video Converter. Both of them share the same operating procedures.
Step by step guide on how to play MKV files on iPhone 5:
Part 1: Convert MKV to iPhone 5 on Mac (Mountain Lion)
Step 1: Add 1080p/720p MKV file
Click the "Add File" button to import your MKV files to MKV to iPhone 5 Converter for Mac.
Step 2: Set file format for iPhone 5
Click the "Profile" drop-down button to choose the "Apple Device"->"iPhone 5". Besides iPhone 5, the software has optimally presets for numbers of devices or applications like iPad 3, iPhone 4S, iPod Touch, Samsung Galaxy Tab, iMovie, FCP, etc.
Step 3: Start the MKV to iPhone 5 conversion
Press "START" to begin the conversion from MKV to MP4 for iPhone 5.
Part 2: Play MKV on iPhone 5
When the conversion is done, click "Open" button to directly access to generated file .mp4 file. Then, transfer the video from MKV movies to iPhone 5 via USB connection.