The Plex app is a companion to the Plex media server that runs on any device. Plex has among the best user interfaces for streaming video and audio on the iPad/iPhone/iPod. (Learn how to start Plex) However, it’s not as flawless as we think for that there’re still some widely used formats not supported. MKV, AVI, WMV, VOB are not supported by Plex because Plex thinks they are pirating formats. Of course DVD and Blu-ray cannot be streamed via Plex due to media content.
But now the problem is gonna be solved if you have this Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate (See more options)! With various output presets specified for iPad/iPhone/iPod, reliable conversion quality and amazingly easy-to-use interface, you can sync MKV, WMV, VOB, DVD, Blu-ray to iPad/iPhone/iPod via Plex at ease.
Convert MKV AVI WMV VOB DVD Blu-ray to iPad iPhone iPad compatible MP4 with Plex
Step 1. Import video files/BD/DVD to iPhone/iPad/iPod converter
Run the Video Converter Ultimate on PC, and click “File > Add Video/Audio” to add MKV, AVI, WMV, VOB videos. To import DVD and Blu-ray, please hit “Load files” icon.
Note: You’ll need an external Blu-ray drive if want to plugin your Blu-ray to this computer.
Step 2. Choose iPhone/iPad/iPod/Plex supported video format
Click format bar to find “iPad”, “iPhone” and “iPod”column, you can find every device model here. Just click to choose them. Generally a video converted with “iPad” preset will playback fine on both iPhone and iPod as well because of the downsize resolution. But you are not suggested to put a “iPhone” video onto iPad for watching.
- Read iPad Mini 3 Video Formats | iPad Air 2 Supported Format | Best Formats for iPhone 6 (Plus) | Plex Best Format
Step 3. Edit videos (Optional)
Interested in movie creation? Try the built-in video editor in this video converter. Click “Edit” or the pencil icon and the “Video Editor” window pops out. You can save a video clip from the MKV, AVI, WMV, VOB, DVD or Blu-ray file by using “Trim”, enjoy a video without black bars on bigger screen with “Crop”, watermarks, special effects, and subtitles can also be added to the video file you want to convert for watching via plex.
Step 4. Convert MKV, AVI, WMV, VOB, DVD, Blu-ray to iPad/iPhone/iPod
Go back to the Video Converter Ultimate on main UI and click on “Convert” button to start converting MKV, AVI, WMV, VOB, DVD, Blu-ray to iPad/iPhone/iPod.
Step 5. Transfer the converted videos to iPad/iPhone/iPod
Now just open Plex app on computer and stream the ready videos to watch MKV/AVI/WMV/VOB/DVD/Blu-ray on iPad/iPhone/iPod via Plex.