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How to Play Video Files on iPad?

The large, high-resolution screen makes iPad perfect for watching any kind of videos. Switch between widescreen and full screen with a double-tap. Because iPad is essentially one big screen, with no distracting keypad or buttons, you feel completely immersed in whatever you’re watching.

But how to play video files on iPad? To help you enjoy your favorite videos on iPad freely, here we will provide you the details on how to play videos on iPad. The first thing you need to know is that what video formats can be played on iPad.

What Type of Videos Can be Played on iPad?

the format can be played on ipadH.264 video: up to 768 Kbps, 320 x 240, 30 frames per sec., Baseline Profile up to Level 1.3 with AAC-LC up to 160 Kbps, 48 Khz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4 and .mov file formats.

MPEG-4 video: up to 2.5 mbps, 480 x 480, 30 frames per sec., Simple Profile with AAC-LC up to 160 Kbps, 48 Khz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4 and .mov file formats.

Then, which video format is better for iPad video?

Which Video Format is Better for iPad Video?

Needless to say, H.264 is arguably better because it offers high quality and a much smaller file size when compared to MPEG-4. However, both formats look quite good when you encode your video at the higher supported video settings. One thing that most people will agree on is that H.264 video takes longer to encode than standard MPEG-4. This means that converting a two hour movie to iPad video can take considerably longer using the H.264 codec. Still, I prefer the H.264 codec in most instances. Now the question is, how to convert various video formats to iPad friendly format H.264?

How to Convert Videos to iPad Friendly Format H.264?

Here we'd like to introduce a powerful iPad Converter Suite which can convert among almost all video formats to iPad format. Also you may have many DVDs and want to put and watch them on your iPad, It can let you convert DVD to iPad easily. Before converting videos to iPad, you should free download the software solution from the address below and install it onto your computer, then follow this guide to convert videos to iPad.

free download the software to put video files on ipad

Step 1: Run

Run iPad Converter Suite and select the right converter by clicking "Video to iPad ".

run the ipad video converter to convert video files to ipad

Step 2: Convert Video with One Click
Import the video files you want to convert, then select output video format as .mp4 (H.264) from "Profile". Click "Convert" to begin Converting.

steps on converting video files to ipad'

Step 3: Put Video Files on iPad
Connect your iPad to PC and sync the converted files to iPad with iTunes. Now you can play the video files on iPad freely! Free download the software to play video files on iPad wherever you go!

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