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A Trick to Play Movies from Android to iPad

User Michel sent us a question:
Any apps out there to play movies from an android phone to an iPad2? I’ve uploaded them to dropbox and it worked fine but it wouldn’t allow me to play it in the iPad video player or iMovie.Thanks.

Well, Android phone and iPad run two total different operating systems. You’d better make sure the android video is playable on iPad, say, the format is compatible with the iOS device, the resolution, and video codec and more all meet the requirements of iPad. Here is a trick you can get to play movie from Android on iPad.

If the Android files are protected, you’ll need remove it first, after that, make sure the video is saved in MP4 and is compressed by H.264 or MPEG-4, which are the best formats supported by iPad. Well, if not, you then need convert Android video to iPad-compatible with a helpful 3rd-party iPad video converter. The best one we reviewed is Aiseesoft iPad Video Converter (or iSkysoft iPad video converter for Mac, if you’re using Mac computer), which can convert almost any video in popular formats like AVI, WMV, MP4 etc. and provides some great presets for iPad, iPhone, iPod and more which would simplify your conversion. For example, if you need convert Android movies to iPad and adjust those video settings including resolution, you can directly choose iPad preset.

Step1. Download and install iPad Video Converter, launch it. Then add your Android movies to the converter.

Step 2. Select iPad preset in the format dropdown list.The iPad preset has set the resolution, format, bite rate, video codec etc. according to the iPad requirements, so you needn’t adjust them by yourself.

Step 3. Start to convert Android movies to iPad. Click Convert button on the interface to start the conversion.
Step 4.Import the output files to iTunes and sync to your iPad.

That’s it. Now you can see the video appears on the iPad media library. Tap on it to play.