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AVI on iPad Mini: How to Put and Play AVI on iPad Mini?

Your iPad Mini can play a variety of audio and video file types, including AVI video files that you transfer from your computer to the device. These files are played back using the default “Video” application on your iPad Mini. Once you have copied your AVI file from your computer’s hard drive to the iTunes library, you need only connect the iPad to your computer, put and transfer the file, and begin playing it on your iPad.

Steps to Play AVI on iPad Mini

Step 1. Launch iTunes.

Step 2. Click “File” at the top of the window, then click “Add File To Library.”

Step 3. Browse to your AVI file, then double-click it to add it to your iTunes library.

Step 4. Connect the large end of your iPad USB cable to the port on the bottom of your iPad, then connect the other end to a USB port on your computer.

Step 5. Click your iPad Mini under the “Devices” section in the column at the left side of the window.

Step 6. Click the “Movies” tab at the top of the “iPad Mini Summary” pane in the center of the window.

Step 7.Check the box to the left of “Sync Movies.”

Step 8.Click the “Sync” button at the bottom-right corner of the window.

Tips for AVI on iPad Mini

Not all AVI files can be moved to your iPad, as Apple’s devices only support AVI files that are compatible with the Motion-JPEG standard. If your AVI file uses a different type of encoding, such as DIVX, then you will not be able to play the AVI file on your iPad.You can use a video converter, such as Handbrake, or the iPad Video Converter, to convert your AVI file to an iPad-compatible format.