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How to Convert MP4 to iPad Supported Video Formats

Have you ever come across this problem: When you want to play MP4 videos on your iPad, your iPad just refuses to work? Well, that's because iPad prefers H.264 MP4 video files. If MP4 is not supported by iPad (New iPad, iPad 4, iPad mini included), it's probably because of video codec incompatibility. In this situation, you need to convert MP4 to iPad supported MP4 so you can play your files on iPad with no problems.

Fortunately we have many video converters that can do this job and out of them Aimersoft Video Converter Ultimate is the best MP4 to iPad converter among them. When this is used for converting your video files you are assured of the best output quality and watching your video files perform better on your iPad realizing all the powers of it. Moreover, this video converter can also convert other regular video formats like AVI, WMV, MKV, FLV, MPEG, MOV, M4V, etc. The tool recommended to convert MP4 to iPad on Mac OS X (Mountain Lion) is Aimersoft Video Converter for Mac. Now just download the right version and follow the steps below to convert MP4 videos to iPad.

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How to convert MP4 movies for playing on iPad (iPad 4)

Note that the guide below uses Video Converter for Windows screenshots to show you how to easily get the conversion done. The way to do that on Mac is the same. Please just make sure you've downloaded the right version.

1 Import videos

Add the files you want to convert for playing on your iPad to the program. This can be done either by clicking on the Add Files button on the top left corner of the application. You can also drag and drop your video files from your desk top.

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2Choose iPad as the output format

The next task is to specify the type of output format you want the converted files in. Click Output Format to open the format list and select iPad as the converted format from Apple category. Once this is done, you can specify where you want your output files to be stored in your computer by clicking Output.

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3 Start converting the videos

Now your files are ready for conversion from MP4 to iPad and you can start the conversion process by clicking on the Convert button. Just wait for the conversion to be done and enjoy the videos on your iPad (iPad 4, iPad mini)!

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What is MP4? MP4 is a type of video file used by computers and commonly used to have videos with an easily converted format while still maintaining quality. It can also be used with compression of AV data used in web streaming. It is short for MPEG-4 and uses the file extension .mp4. MP4 is also very often used for DVDs, CDs and television applications.

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