Ever since the birth of Apple iPad Air, it has become one of the most popular devices in the whole world. It’s popular for it’s portable and extraordinary visual experience. Inside, it’s powered by Apple’s new A7 chip, helping it run apps faster and making it feel quicker overall; as well as a M7 coprocessor, bringing 64-bit desktop-class architecture to the tablet. It also boasts a high-definition Retina Display with 2048×1536 resolution and over 3.1 million pixels, It makes iPad Air absolutely perfect for watching movies.
Can iPad Play AVI Videos?
With the debut of the one-pound iPad Air and the second-generation iPad mini, you may wonder can the new iPad Air or mini play AVI files now. Disappointed, once again Apple has not provided overall AVI support for iPad.
Though the new iPad Air is thinner, lighter, but much powerful, its support for AVI is just as the former iPad models do: iPad Air still only plays Motion JPEG encoded AVI files and can’t play AVI files encoded with DivX, Xvid, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, WMV, DV, H.263 and etc. So does the new iPad mini. Therefore various troubleshooting in playing AVI on iPad will occur just as below:
1. I just got the news that iPad now supports AVI files; so I downloaded some .avi files from the internet for playback on my iPad. To my disappointment, I even cannot transfer the AVI to iPad, let alone to play AVI on iPad.
2. Though I successfully add AVI to iPad, I cannot play the AVI files on my iPad properly, there is only audio but no video scene.
3. I use a software called Handbrake to convert AVI to iPad supported MP4. However, the converted AVI is still unplayable on my iPad Air.
About AVI format
AVI is a good video format with good quality and extra small size and is open, these may be the reason why we won't give it up and now strongly require to play the AVI movies on iPad Air, but you need to accept the truth that iPad Air cannot support AVI files natively. So, if you have large quantity of AVI files transferred to iPad Air , you'll need a third-party app to help to achieve this. I mean you may have to convert the AVI to a playable format (e.g. MP4) by iPad Air on your Windows PC or Mac.
How to Solve Can't Play AVI on iPad Air?
What if we want to play AVI on iPad even in the situation that iPad has not yet fully support playing all kinds of AVI movies?
In fact, it is that easy! Simply convert AVI to iPad more supported MP4, MOV, and then you will never worry about cannot transfer AVI to iPad for successfully playing various AVI on iPad of any model. Pavtube video Converter Ultimate is which is an easy-to-use yet all-in-one video conversion tool which can help you encode/re-encode more than AVI files to iPad Air compatible videos with original HD quality in perfect audio/video sync. Besides, You can also convert MKV, WMV, MTS, MOV, FLV, to all popular format for playing and sharing anywhere you like.
How to Convert AVI to iPad Air?
This AVI to iPad Air converter is very easy to use. Just some clicks you will finish the operation steps. Please following the guide to realize transferring AVI to Ipad Air with best formats.
Step 1: Load video files to this AVI to iPad Air Converter
Download the Pavtube AVI to iPad Air Converter on your computer, install and run the program, add videos. You can choose to import videos or the entire folder by clicking the top left two icons.
Step 2. Choose format for iPad Air.
Click "Format" drop-down list and choose "iPad>iPad Air Full HD Video(*.mp4)" as the compatible MP4 preset with best video quality. Or you can choose other presets if you don't need full size videos.
To get the customized profile, you'll need to download a patch here) The output videos could fit on your device perfectly.
Step 3. Customize video specs for iPad Air (Optional).
You could also click the "Settings" to adjust the video and audio parameters of output files.
In the Video Settings, you can select Encoder, Frame Rate, Resolution (you could define it yourself according to your iPad Air tablet) and Bitrate for your movie.
In the Audio Settings, you can select Encoder, Channels, Bitrate and Sample Rate for your movie.
Step 4. Start AVI Videos to iPad Air Conversion.
You can hit the big red "Convert" to start converting AVI to MP4 with best video settings for iPad Air. After the conversion, click "Open output folder" in the conversion window, or "Open" in main interface to quick locate the converted video.
After getting the converted movies files, you can transfer them to new iPad Air via iTunes. If you don’t know how to put and play video on new iPad Air , just follow the steps to realize it:
1) Make sure you have install iTunes. If not, you can free download iTunes here:http://www.apple.com/itunes/download/ at first. And launch the iTunes.
2) Connect iPad 3 to PC.
3) Choose “File – > Add File to Library…”
4) Drag the .mp4 file you want to the iPad icon.
After that, you can enjoy your AVI files on iPad Air freely. Hope this article helps.
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