iPhone is an ideal portable device to watch movies on the go. However, each iPhone, including the newest iPhone 7 has limit of supported video formats. They only can play MOV, MP4, M4V videos. If your videos are other formats like MKV/FLV/WMV/VOB, your iPhone, inlcuding iPhone 7 won’t be able to play them. In the following article, we will introduce you 2 methods to successfully play MKV/FLV/AVI/WMV/VOB movies on iPhone 7. These ways are also suitable for lower version iPhones.
Method 1: Play MKV/FLV/WMV/AVI/VOB videos on iPhone 7 with VLC
We know that VLC supports tons of video formats including MKV, MP4, FLV, WMV, MOV, WMV, VOB, H.265, etc. So you can install VLC for iOS on your iPhone 7 to play your various MKV/FLV/WMV/VOB movies.
Method 2: Convert MKV/FLV/WMV/VOB to iPhone 7 supported MP4/MOV/M4V
You can use Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate (review) to convert all your MKV/FLV/WMV/VOB videos to iPhone 7 playable MP4/MOV/M4V format to achieve the MKV/FLV/AVI/WMV/VOB video playback on iPhone 7. This method also applies to play MKV/FLV/WMV/AVI/VOB on iPhone 6S, iPhone 6, iTunes, QuickTime, Apple TV 4, iPod, iPad or other media player or portable devices. It even can rip Blu-ray/DVD to iPhone 7 compatible formats video to playback.
Even more, you will never see the difference between the original MKV/FLV/WMV/AVI/VOB files and the output files, in other words, the video quality will be preserved during the MKV/FLV/WMV/AVI/VOB to iPhone 7 conversion.
- Pavtube old official address: http://www.pavtube.cn/blu-ray-video-converter-ultimate/
- Cnet Download: http://download.cnet.com/Pavtube-Video-Converter-Ultimate/3000-2194_4-75938564.html
How to Convert MKV/FLV/AVI/WMV/VOB to iPhone 7?
Step 1: Add MKV/FLV/AVI/WMV/VOB Movies
Launch the MKV/FLV/AVI/WMV/VOB to iPhone 7 converter, click the “File” icon to load source MKV/FLV/AVI/WMV/VOB videos from your local computer to the program. You can select your desired subtitle from “Subtitle” box below the chapter list.
Step 2: Choose format for iPhone 7
Simply, HD MP4 is suggested in “HD Video” because MP4 is supported by nearly all multimedia devices and media players, including iPhone 7, Samsung Galaxy S7, PS4, Quicktime, WMP, etc .
For iPhone 7 playbck, you can choose “iPhone” ＞ “iPhone 6 Plus H.264 Full Screen/Full HD 1080p (*.mp4)” for iPhone 7.
Step 3: Convert MKV/FLV/AVI/WMV/VOB to iPhone 7
Hit on the big red button “Convert” at bottom right screen to realize MKV/FLV/AVI/WMV/VOB to MP4 for iPhone 7 conversion.
You can choose to sync the converted MKV/FLV/AVI/WMV/VOB to iTunes. Then play the converted MKV/FLV/AVI/WMV/VOB on iPhone 7 via iTunes.