Articles tagged with: iPad video formats
Apple took their next steps into the portable video market with the new iPad tablet with video capabilities. In this article, we’ll look at the iPad video format so that those looking to convert their own video content can make informed decisions about the options available and the best resolution and format to use for the best possible viewing experience.
iPad Video Format Supported (Straight from Apple)
H.264 video up to 1080p, 30 frames per second, High Profile level 4.1 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, …
As we took a look at several DVD to iPad 2 converter and iPad 2 video converter software applications, we discussed several different video and audio formats, such as H.264, MPEG-4, QuickTime, MP3, M4A and others. We’d like to take a closer look to give you a better understanding of the popular video and audio format supported by the iPad 2.
iPad 2 Video Basics
The video frame size, or aspect ratio, such as 640 x 480, measures the width (640) by the height (480), in lines of pixel …
Alright. So after all that hype about having a practical way of watching TV and movies while on the go, you have finally gone and bought yourself the new iPad. Now what?
Well, let’s see. There are so many options squeezed into 9.7-inch high-resolution screen media center that it’s going to take a lot of time going over each one of them. So let’s do take it one at a time, shall we? This guide is going to take over all the options you’ve got and how to convert absolutely anything …
Reader Mark recently posted us this question:
“I have a bunch of videos that are formatted in AVI that I’d like to make playable on the iPad. I looked on the iPad spec sheet and it seems to be able to play a few formats. What is the best quality video format for iPad? I’m pretty new to all this.”
Well, as we know iPad is now the hottest tablet computer from Apple. The 9.7-inch high-resolution screen makes iPad perfect for watching DVD movies, TV shows, podcasts, music …
The 9.7-inch high-resolution screen makes iPad perfect for watching video, but that doesn’t mean that every type of video file will play on your iPad. Check the Apple’s choice iPad video formats below for the new tablet.
iPad Supported Video Formats
H.264 video up to 720p, 30 frames per second, Main Profile level 3.1 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats;
MPEG-4 video, up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 …
According to Apple’s iPad tech specs, the iPad does indeed support a type of .AVI video:
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.
No .AVI support of any kind is listed under iPhone or iPod touch tech specs. (Then again, none of those devices are running iPhone 3.2 like the iPad — yet).
.AVI, the audio-video interleave is a container introduced by Microsoft. Motion JPEG is a type of .AVI …