• H.264 video up to 720p, 30 frames per second, Main Profile level 3.1 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 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 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats;
• 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.
From the above information, we know that it only supports MPEG-4 and H.264 video in the form of .mp4, .m4v and .mov. Some of you may encounter such problem: the iPad cannot play the M4V videos. So weird, right? In fact, the encoded scheme for M4V file type can be very complicated, and some M4V files may not be encoded by Apple Inc.
So in order to play M4V on the iPAD, converting M4V to iPad is a must. Here I strongly recommend Video Converter Ultimate (Video Converter for Mac) for iPad to you. It is a fully-featured converter, which is capable of convert video to 158 formats including MOV, MP4, WMV, MKV, AVI, XviD, MPEG, DVD-Video, FLV, 3GP and load more--perfect to fit your iPad, iPhone(iPhone 5 included), iPod(iPod Touch 5 included), android, windows Phone, PSP, Xbox 360 and a rainbow of other devices.
You can download this iPad video converter now with the detailed instructions to have a fair idea whether your M4V files can be converted to iPad.
Instruction: How to Convert M4V to iPad (iPad 4 supported) ?
• Step 1: Import M4V files to iPad video converter
Firstly, run this program, and click Convert tab to enter into the program window. Next, import your M4V files by clicking the "Add Files" button, or directly drag them into the program window. This program supports batch converting mode, so you can add multiple files at one time.
After you import the M4V files, you can clearly know the information of your source videos, including format, resolution, file size, etc. Click on the Text or Speaker icon, you can choose or add your favorite subtitles and audio track to the output file.
• Step 2: Select the out format
Click "Output Format" button, then you can see the pop-up the window of output format, in which you need to choose your profile as MP4, M4V or MOV; and define the detail setting for the profile according to iPad's tech spec. From the Apple site, you can get the details about the video format supported by iPad: H.264 video up to 1080p, 30 frames per second, High Profile level 4.1 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48 kHz, and stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats.Of course, you can directly choose the optimized preset provided by this app. Just go to "Apple">"iPad" as the output format.
If necessary, you can use its imbedded editing tools to crop the black bar, trim out unwanted part, add .srt, ass subtitles, apply special effects, etc.
• Step 3: Convert M4V to iPad
Now, you can start M4V to iPad conversion by hitting the "Convert" button on the bottom-right corner of this Video Converter's main interface. Meanwhile, you can see the progress bar and the remaining time. When finished, you need to click the "Open Folder" option in the main interface to find the output files there. Subsequently, open iTunes to sync these new videos to your iPad.
Note: To save your time for syncing to iPad, this program allows automatically adding to iTunes after conversion. To do it, just go to the menu bar in the upper right corner, click "Preference" and then check out the option. Afterwards, your iTunes will be automatically launched when conversion completed, and all your converted files are just there.
By following the foregoing detailed steps, you can successfully transfer these converted files to your iPad efficiently. Then, what are you waiting for? Pick up your iPad to enjoy those smooth M4V files with Video Converter anytime and anywhere!