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How to Convert Video to Play on iPad Air or iPad mini 2

Many Apple fans are getting ready to use the new iPad Air and iPad mini 2 tablets. If you are one of those users with the second or fifth generation iPad, you might be thinking of switching over your files to watch and play your favorite videos on your new and amazing Air or Mini 2. One cannot blame you, but you should know that some of the widely used video files will not play on these devices. The AVI video files are good examples because most of them are not encoded with Motion JPEG codecs. This would mean that you are not able to play AVI videos directly on an iPad Air. If you find yourself with unplayable files, you can use the information below to learn how to convert video to play on iPad Air or iPad Mini 2.

iPad is providing you with a convenient option to watch movies for great enjoyment. It is easy to sync iPad with a computer in order to transfer videos that you can watch while you are traveling away from home. The only problem you will have is if the video files on your computer are saved in format like WMV that is not supported by iPad. Thankfully, you don’t have to worry too much about this because there is a way that you can resolve this incompatibility issue to play your files on iPad Air or iPad Mini 2.

All you will need is a smart video converter tool like the Aimersoft Video Converter Ultimate for Windows or the Aimersoft Video Converter for Mac (if your computer are running Mac OS X, including 10.8 Mountain Lion and 10.9 Mavericks). With this tool, you can do your video conversions to compatible iPad format and get awesome quality results within seconds.

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Part 1. Steps to Convert Video to Play on iPad Air or iPad Mini 2 in Windows (Windows 8)

Aimersoft Video Converter Ultimate is an easy to use tool with professional features and it comes highly recommended. It provides H.264 profile that is optimized for iPad. Once you use it to convert your videos and transfer those files to iPad using iTunes, you are free to watch and play them whenever you want. This converter tool is simple and easy to handle, even if you are a novice so your conversions can be completed without any hassle. Find some easy steps below to convert video to playable iPad format on your Windows-based computer.

1 Load the video file to your computer

First, you have to download Aimersoft Video Converter Ultimate and install to your computer. Next, you would run it and then click the Add Files button to load the file to be converted. One more option is to drag and drop directly into the main window.

Load files to video converter

2Specify an output format

Choose one of the optimized iPad presets for the output format. Note that this program will allow you to edit videos with special visual effects and many other features.

choose output format for iPad air

3Edit your video files (optional)

If you necessary, you could edit your video clips before starting the conversion. This program is very powerful and it is offering all the editing functions that you would want to make adjustments to your files and get unique creations. You could edit your files to suit your own needs or simple skip this part to convert them.

edit video for iPad min 2

4Start the conversion

Select an output folder for the converted file and then click the Convert button to begin the conversion. Once the conversion finishes, you can transfer the new file via iTunes to your iPad device. You can now enjoy your movies or videos on iPad!

Part 2. How to Converting video to Play on iPad Air or iPad Mini 2 on Mac OS X (Mavericks)

Aimersoft Video Converter for Mac will allow you to convert any audio/video easily to your iPad Air or iPad Mini 2. You could use it to convert videos like FLV, MKV, WMV, MP4, AVI, MOV, M2TS and others easily to iPad supported formats. Get it right now to start enjoying your videos on the go. Below is a simple guide to help you convert videos to iPad Mini 2 and iPad Air on Mac (including OS X 10.9 Mavericks and 10.8 Mountain Lion).

Download the video converter for Mac and install it your computer.

1Add the video

This can be done by either clicking on Add Files or dragging the videos directly to the Resource area.

convert video to ipad mini 2 on mac mavericks

If you want, you could merge video files at a time and then convert to enjoy continuous playback on your iPad device

2 Pick the desired output format

There is a small icon close to the video clip that you can click to select the output format. It provides video presets so you just have to choose iPad as your output video format.

convert video to ipad air on mac

It is important to point out that you can still make adjustments to customize your output settings even though the program has video presets for the iPad mini 2, iPad Air and more. You could make the adjustments to the output video parameters such as the quality, size and so on.

3 Convert the video

After applying all the necessary settings, you need to click the button to begin the conversion process. When this process ends, you are free to enjoy all your favorite videos with ease on your iPad.

As a final thought, you should know that Aimersoft Video Converter has a built-in editor that will allow you to rotate, crop, trim, add watermarks, add special movie-like effects, and more. Once you get the right version you can learn how to convert video to play on iPad Air or iPad Mini 2.

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