How to Convert MP4 to iPad for Windows / Mac (Mojave Included)

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1. Convert MP4 on Windows+
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Can you play MP4 on an iPad? If you can't play MP4 on iPad, the reason is that your MP4 video doesn't match the codes requirements for iTunes supported format and iPad supported format. Now you can just try a professional MP4 to iPad converter to easily solve the problem by converting MP4 to the file fully supported by different iPads without considering the parameters settings.

Part 1. Best Desktop MP4 to iPad Converter - How to Convert MP4 to iPad Easily

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Guide: How to Convert MP4 to iPad

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So how do I convert movies to play on my iPad? Read the detailed steps as follows to know more.

Step 1 Add MP4 video files to the MP4 to iPad converter.

After download and install this video converter for iPad, please click Add Files on the main interface of the software. You can also drag and drop your files into it. Since this application supports batch conversion, you can load as many files as you want

Add MP4 video files to the MP4 to iPad converter

Step 2 Choose your iPad type as the output format.

This MP4 to iPad converter has many optimized presets for different devices. You can just click the arrow button under Convert all files to, click Device, and then choose your iPad model under Apple category.

Availiable iPad Presets: iPad mini 2, iPad Air, iPad mini, iPad 4, iPad, iPad 2, The New iPad.

Choose your iPad type as the output format

Step 3 Convert MP4 to iPad.

Please just click the Convert All button at the bottom or the Convert button beside the video, and then your video will soon be converted. Then you can sync your video in iTunes to iPad to enjoy it.

start MP4 to iPad conversion

Part 2. FAQs About Playing MP4 on iPad

Question: What is iTunes supported Fomrmat and iPad supported format?
Please check below the 2 tables, iTunes Supported Format and iPad Supported Format.

Question: iPad supports my video format. Why I still can't play it on iPad?
For example, MP4 is a multimedia container with different codecs. Maybe your MP4 codec isn't supported by iTunes or iPad. To easily solve your problem, please just try Video Converter Ultimate to convert MP4 to the format compatible with iTunes and iPad.

Table 1: iTunes Supported Format

Video files
Specifications
MPEG-4 with H.264 compression
File extensions: .mp4, .m4v, .mov
Video Format: MPEG-4 with H.264
Data Rate: Up to 160 Kbps
Image Size: 640 x 480 pixels
Frame Rate: 30 frames per second
Key Frame: Every 24 frames
Audio Files
Specifications
AAC
File extensions: .m4a
iPod nano, 3rd/4th/5th gen.
Audio Format: Baseline Low-Complexity Profile with AAC-LC (Music)
MPEG-4 video format
Data Rate: Up to 160 Kbps
iPhone, all models
Channels: Stereo in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov formats
iPhone 3GS, 3G and Original
Output Sample Rate: 48 kHz
iPad, all models
Encoding Quality: Better
MP3
File extensions: .mP3

Table 2: Formats supported by iPhone, iPad, iPod.

H.264 video format
Specifications
iPhone 4
up to 720p, 30 frames/second
iPhone 3GS & 3G
up to 2.5 Mbps at 640 x 480, 30 frames/second
iPhone
up to 1.5 Mbps at 640 x 480, 30 frames/second
iPad, all models
up to 720p, 30 frames/second
4th gen. iPod touch
up to 720p, 30 frames/second
iPod touch, all other models
up to 2.5 Mbps at 640 x 480, 30 frames/second
iPod Classic, all models
up to 2.5 Mbps at 640 x 480 pixels, 30 frames/second
5th gen. iPod
up to 768 Kbps at 320 x 240, 30 frames/second
iPod nano, 3rd/4th/5th gen.
up to 2.5 Mbps at 640 x 480 pixels, 30 frames/second
MPEG-4 video format
Specifications
iPhone, all models
up to 2.5 Mbps at 640 x 480 pixels, 30 frames/second
iPhone 3GS, 3G and Original
up to 2.5 Mbps at 640 x 480 pixels, 30 frames/second
iPad, all models
up to 2.5 Mbps at 640 x 480 pixels, 30 frames/second
4th gen. iPod touch, all models
up to 2.5 Mbps at 640 x 480 pixels, 30 frames/second
iPod touch, all other models
up to 2.5 Mbps at 640 x 480, 30 frames/second
iPod Classic, all models
up to 2.5 Mbps at 640 x 480 pixels, 30 frames/second
5th gen. iPod
up to 2.5 Mbps at 480 x 480 pixels, 30 frames/second
iPod nano, 3rd/4th/5th gen.
up to 2.5 Mbps at 640 x 480 pixels, 30 frames/second
Motion JPEG video format
Specifications
iPhone 4
up to 35 Mbps at 1280 x 720 pixels, 30 frames/second
iPad, all models
up to 35 Mbps at 1280 x 720 pixels, 30 frames/second
4th gen. iPod touch
up to 35 Mbps at 1280 x 720 pixels, 30 frames/second
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