If you are an Apple fan, you may have got the new iPhone 5. It has a bigger screen than earlier versions and looks pretty much
like the leaked versions we saw, which has attracted many people's eyes. However, like other iPhone versions, iPhone 5 can't surpport MKV file format. It menas that we can't directly copy and
play MKV movies with iPhone5. If you have many MKV videos and want to backup to iPhone for enjoying via iTunes on Mac, what will you do?
As we know that the best way is to reformat MKV to a playable format beforing copying to Apple iPhone 5 under Mac OS X. But you may has no an excellent MKV Convert tool and and easy guide. In this article, I’ll share a simple and effective way to help guys enjoy 1080p/720p MKV files on your new purchased iPhone 5 in a high video quality.
Download and install an professional MKV Video Converter for iPhone5
I am using Brorsoft Video Converter on Mac computer, in my opinion, it is the best Mac MKV to iPhone 5 Converter. If you have no one, you can free download it to have a try. I believe you will get the great enjoyment on conevrting 1080p/720p MKV movies to iPphone 5 supported format on Mac OS X.
PS: If you are windows users, you should use the Video Converter.
How to encode 720p/1080p MKV for palyback on iPhone 5?
Step 1. Install and run the MKV Converter on computer. Click "File" to add MKV files to the program, you also can directly drag and drop them from the computer to this app. In fact, you also can import many other video formats like AVI, FLV, AVCHD, TiVo, to it. The convert software is an all-in-one Video Converter.
Step 2. Click on "Format", in this app’s output format list, there is a directly-optimized format for iPhone. In the "iPhone" ctegory, you can choose the best video format as you want. You also can select Common video > H.264 Video(*.mp4) that is the optimal output format for iPhone 5. Please remenber the best file format is H.264 MP4 for iPhone 5.
Step 3. To get a full-screen and HD video for iPhone 5, tap the Settings button to modify the video resolution, video/audio bitrate for your iPhone5.
1). For your 1080p source video, keep the video size as 1920*1080, set video bitrate as 5000fbps is proper.
2). For 720p HD video, we recommend 1136 * 640(full screen) /1280*800(720p HD) video size and 2000fbps video bitrate.
Step 4. As soon as the above things are complete. Just start to transcode MKV to iPhone 5 by pressing the "Convert" button in the bottom-right corner of this Video Converter.