The new iPad 2017 features an incredible 9.7-inch retina display, powerful 64-bit A9 chip, 10-hour long batter life and also over 1 million apps. All those great features make watching video on it very convenient and comfortable especial when you are out for traveling. However, like other iPad models, the built-in video player app in new iPad 2017 are limited to handle H.264 or MPEG-4 video that meet the following standards:
– H.264 video up to 4K, 30 frames per second, High Profile level 4.2 with AACLC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio or Dolby Audio up to 1008 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo or multichannel audio, in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats
– MPEG4 video up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AACLC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio or Dolby Audio up to 1008 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo or multichannel audio, in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats
To get more videos with different file formats, size, bit rate, frame rate, audio bit rate, sample rate, etc played on new iPad 2017, you can either download and install some third-party video players for iPad or use a powerful video conversion app to convert unsupported media to new iPad 2017 best playback file formats. The following article will illustrate those 2 solutions with great details.
Video players for new iPad 2017
1. OPlayer Lite/ OPlayer HD Lite
A really good video player for iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch made by Jonathan Young. This application showed one of the best results both for audio and video playback for all the files. OPlayer Lite plays almost all possible movie and audio file formats like AVI, WMV, MKV, FLV, MPG, MP4, Webm, VOB, MP3, WMA, WAV, OGG, FLAC etc.
When it comes to watching movies or playing music on your iPad, you need some extraordinary media players to deliver the best! And PlayerXtreme seems to be the one. Whether the file is in MKV format or MP4, it plays all the videos and music files on your iPad or iPhone. Most interestingly, the latest version of the app supports the streaming for files larger than 4GB too. It plays the files from your emails too. I haven’t observed this feature in any of the apps till date.
GoodPlayer supports iPad Mini 4/3/2/1, iPad Air 3/2/1, iPad 4/3/2/1, iPad Pro 9.7/12.9, iPhone SE, iPhone 7, iPhone 6S with iOS 4.3 and later. Swipe finger up/down on playing, change subtitles or turn off subtitles. It supports almost all video and audio formats.
4. Video Stream
You can play your any videos and audio instantly with Video Stream on iPad. It supports up to 1080p playback. It has Multiple account support. Kid safe privacy protection. Restrict access to any folder.
5. VLC Media Player
VLC is one of the widely used media player on Mac, desktops, mobile, and tablets. It is available for free for iPad as well. The best part about it is its user-friendly interface. You’ll not need more than 5 minutes to get used to this media player. VLC player supports almost all video formats. There are tons of other features, so give it a try and download it.
Convert Unsupported video for new iPad 2017
As installing a third-party video player on your new iPad 2017 will consume a lot of space and also batter powerful of your new iPad 2017. In addition, the playback performance of some third-party video player apps may not as good as iPad’s built-in video player. What’s more, you may even fail to open some specific media types such as commercial Blu-ray, DVD disc or some uncommon digital video file such as H.265, Prores, XAVC/XAVC S, MXF, AVCHD, etc with above listed third-party iPad video player apps.
To fix all those head-scratching issues, a more powerful iPad video conversion app – Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac is highly recommended to you. The program has enhanced media compatibility with all media types including encrypted 3D/2D Blu-ray disc, BDMV folder, ISO image file, DVD disc, Video_TS folder, IFO/ISO image file and also 4K/2K/HD/SD digital videos with virtually any file formats. With the program, you can easily produce new iPad 2017 playable 4K H.264 file formats with a resolution of 4096*2160 or 3840*2160, HD H.264 file formats with a resolution of 1920*1080 or 1080*720 and also SD MPEG-4 file formats with a resolution of 640*480.
To get the best playback settings for new iPad 2017, you can flexibly adjust output profile parameters including such as video codec, resolution, bit rate, frame rate and audio codec, bit rate, sample rate, channels, etc to make them fit with new iPad 2017 compatible playback settings listed above.
Trim/Crop/Split video for new iPad 2017
If you wish to conserve much space for your new iPad 2017 but do not want to loss any quality of the output video, you can reduce video file size with the program’s built-in trimming function to remove unwanted parts or segments, splitting large video into small clips by file size, count or length. As the new iPad 2017 uses an aspect ratio of 4:3, if the output video adopts an aspect ratio that doesn’t match your new iPad 2017, there will be black bars when playing on new iPad 2017. To fix this issue, you can adjust output video aspect ratio to let it fit with new iPad 2017 in the program’s “Crop” window.
Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac is available on macOS Sierra 10.12, Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11, Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10, Mac OS X Mavericks 10.9, etc, it is also accompanied by an up-to-date Windows version – Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate for Windows 10/8.1/8/7. The program is pretty stable, there are hardly any crashes during the conversion process. What’s more, the final results produced by the program are pretty high quality, the quality of the converted video is almost identical to the original video.
How to Convert Video for New iPad 2017 Playback with Best Quality on Mac?
Step 1: Load video files.
Start the application on your computer. For loading digital video, click “File” > “Add Video/Audio” or “Add from folder” (batch load multiple files) option. You can also load Blu-ray or DVD by inserting your Blu-ray or DVD disc into your computer’s optical drive , hit “File” > “Load from disc” option.
Step 2: Output new iPad 2017 supported file formats.
Scroll down the “Format” drop-down options, choose 2017 new iPad compatible 4K/HD/SD file formats according to your own needs.
Output new iPad 2017 supported 4K formats
Output new iPad 2017 supported HD formats
Output new iPad 2017 supported SD formats
Step 3: Trim/Split/Crop video for iPad.
Trim or cut video length
In the video editor window, choose the “Trim” tab and this tab is selected by default when the editing window appears. You can use the trim function to cut off unwanted parts from start and end. You can either drag pointers on the process bar or set exact time point in Start and End boxes to set.
Split large video into small parts
Click the split button on the file list to launch the Video Split window. Ticking “Enable” option, you can split the file by file count, time length, or file size.
Crop video to change output aspect ratio
If you want to change output video aspect ratio, there are several aspect ratios for you to choose from, including 16:10, 16:9, 5:4, 4:3, 3:2, and 2:1. Once you select iPad “Display aspect ratio” 4:3, the “green crop frame” will keep this ratio to crop video and you are able to preview the final effect in real time. If you want to keep the same aspect ratio in your final output files, do remember to set the Video “Size (pix)” in “Settings” section as the same ratio as display aspect ratio.
Step 5: Begin the conversion process.
After all setting is completed, hit the “Convert” button at the right bottom of the main interface to begin the conversion process from Video to 2017 new iPad best favorable playback formats and settings.
When the conversion is finished, click “Open Output Folder” icon on the main interface to open the folder with generated files. You can then move the video to iPad for enjoying on the move.