How to convert AVI to iPad videos? So I'm getting an iPad soon and I have many AVI movie files saved on my laptop. I was wondering if iPad supports AVI files. If not, how can I play AVI on my iPad? Thanks.
According to iPad’s specs, iPad (iPad 2 included) now do support AVI files, specifically, "Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format". Basically, this means that you can play the AVI videos you shoot with your digital camera on the iPad. However, most of the AVI files that you can download from the internet will not be supported by iPad.
Well, if you wanna play AVI files downloaded from Internet on your iPad/iPad 3G/iPad 2, you need to convert AVI to iPad-compatible video formats. So to speak, you may just convert AVI files to iPad supported MP4 or H.264 format. There are many programs which are able to convert AVI to iPad friendly file format. Choosing just any AVI to iPad converter will actually not let you play AVI files on iPad effectively. Here we recommend Video Converter which lets you convert AVI to iPad format easily, quickly and effectively. Follow the step-by-step instruction below to learn how. First of all, free download this professional AVI to iPad converter, install and launch it.
Once you’ve launched the program, drag your AVI files to the tool. Or you may click on Add button to import files.
To convert AVI for playback on iPad, choose iPad MP4 as the output file format. Click on Profile button and select iPad from the drop-down list. Video Converter also lets you convert AVI to many other multimedia devices, you may choose the right one according to your need.
Before the conversion getting started, you may edit the video to personalize the video. Or, you may choose to convert AVI to iPad MP4 directly by clicking on Start button.
Once the conversion is finished, upload the output videos to your iPad. Now you may rest easy and start enjoying your AVI videos on your iPad.
1. What is AVI?
AVI, the audio-video interleave is a container introduced by Microsoft. Motion JPEG is a type of AVI compression.
2. More about Video Converter
Video Converter is a professional video converter software which will not only lets you convert video and audio files between various formats, it will also allows you to play the common video files on your portable devices like iPad, iPod, iPhone, Zune, PSP, Xbox 360, Motorola Droid/Cliq, cell phones, etc.