The way to watch and put videos on the iPad
The iPad is a solid video-playing machine. But you have a whole slew of choices when it comes to putting and watching videos on the new tablet. Which is right for you? Let’s explore your video to iPad options.
iPad Video Converter
The video files comes in various formats. For video lovers with large video collection, iPad Video Converter software can help you convert video(including HD!) into iPad compatible video files. You can download this cool iPad Video Converter from Aiseesoft and convert avi, mkv, and any other video to iPad in just a few steps. No need to know the technicalities of iPad video converters – just run the program, choose videos, select your preferred iPad preset, and hit Convert!
Apart from convert video to iPad, iPad Vdieo Converter also offer you rich functions like merging videos into one, trimming video segments, cropping video playing area, adjusting video effects, adding a particular watermark and forth. Priced at $29, the program is compatible with Windows 7, you can purchase iPad Video Converter here to get the full version.
Load Videos From iTunes
This is the way Apple would prefer you do things, as it would presumably involve you paying them for the videos you’re watching. It’s probably the most idiot-proof way of watching TV shows and movies (provided they’re in the iTunes Store), but it’s also going to fill up your iPad’s hard drive really quickly. If you want to load the iPad up with your own ripped, downloaded or converted videos, they’ll need to be 720p or less and in h.264.
The official Netflix app is free, although in order to use it you’ll need to be a paying Netflix member. It allows you to stream the same shows and movies available online and on the various consoles and devices that already support Netflix streaming.
This hasn’t officially been announced yet, but the scuttlebutt has it that the Hulu app will be Hulu’s first foray into paid subscription services. That means you’ll probably have to pay for the right to stream all its content to your iPad, although just how much isn’t clear.
The iPad’s built-in YouTube App clearly will let you watch YouTube videos on your tablet. Of course, full TV shows and movies aren’t really what YouTube is all about, but for music videos and other standard YouTube fare this is clearly where you’ll head.
HTML5-Supporting Video Sites
Vimeo is set to work on the iPad thanks to its conversion to HTML5. Flickr, too. CBS is also currently testing its streaming content in HTML5. With other sites such as the NY Times, CNN and TED switching to an HTML5 video player, there should be plenty of options for you to view web-based videos inside of Safari.