“How do I convert a dv file to mp4 so I can watch it on an iPad? I have a Sony Camcorder and I downloading dv(digital video) to my Mac (iMovie) with a firewire connection. Then I moved the video into iTunes but cannot transfer it to my iPad. How do I convert dv files so I can watch them on my iPad?”
Don’t worry any more if you are frustrated by the same problem. Here I share a decent DV converting tool named Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate. With it, you can convert DV to any video format for popular device like iPad, iPhone, Android, Windows Phone and Tablets, PSP and Xbox 360 etc. Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate has won much DV users’ admire since it released because while has all the functions of competitors, it also has certain specialized advanced technology. No matter what is the video encoding of your dv camera, Pavtube always can recognize and read it without any effort. In addition, converted video quality and the conversion speed are more remarkable than other video converters as well. Learn more details of it here and follow the guide below to get your DV converted.
Part 1: Knowledge sharing (DV vs MP4)
DV: Digital Video is the preferred file format for high quality video, usually captured via a digital video camera. It is a super high-resolution format that exceeds the quality of S-VHS. The images are crisp, bright and have excellent depth and contrast. The information is stored on the video tape in digital form, so it can be copied over and over without any loss.
The DV standard defines all aspects of the so called “DV” or Digital Video camcorders, including tape recording format and form factor, video compression algorithms and also digital data transmissions.
MP4: MP4 is the right file format for your PC, iTunes, iPod, video player, cell phone, PSP, PS3 and xBox. Use MP4 on your MP4 player to enjoy your videos. Audials is the best MP4 converter. It converts nearly every video file format to MP4. With Audials, you can also convert MP4 to MP3, MP4 to AVI and MP4 to DVD. Your videos can be played back at your PC, MP3 player, cell phone, Apple iPhone, Apple iPod or Microsoft Zune Player.
Part 2: Instruction for Enjoy DV video on various devices
Step 1: Free download Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate to your PC. Then install and run it on your computer.
Step 2: Add DV file
Nowadays, Popular DV camera brands are Sony, Panasonic and Canon etc. big brands. And for the convenience of home user, most of today’s DV products are using the DVD disks, flash memory or hard disk as the storage medium. Because in this way home user enable easily do the file access, with just a simply copy operation, the recorded home video can be directly copied to the computer for playback or edit after the video shooting. For example, Panasonic SDR-S100, JVC GZ-MC200 and Sony HDR-PJ220E are such the digital video cameras.
Storage medium for flash memory, SD card or hard disk: Copy the recorded video to computer firstly.
Storage medium for DVD Disk, insert the DVD Disc into your computer DVD-ROM
Then Start the DV converter up and click the “Load Files” icon to add source files from the folder that saved the DV video. Or directly drag & drop the DV files to the program from your desktop. Of course, if you are a DVD DV user, click “Load DVD” to load the DV files into this program and wait for a while.
Step 3: Choose output format
Many people like me own would love to enjoy movies and TV shows from physical discs to more than one mobile phone and tablet. You can count on DVD Ripper because it offers so many output formats that you would find the suitable one eventually.
The general format is “H.264 Video(*.mp4)” from “Common Video” option.
Note: Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate presets a set of optimized video format for popular device like iPad, iPhone, Android, Windows Phone and Tablets, PSP and Xbox 360 etc.
Step 4: Start converting DV
Click the bit “Convert” icon at lower right corner of the program and leave this smart Video Converter alone. It will do the rest automatically and finish the task fast! Once the conversion is done, get the converted video from the “Output Folder”. That’s all!
Record the happy wedding day or memorable moments and share anytime, anywhere with our friends and family? Year, it is really a meaningful things that worthy to do. Hope this guide will help you and enjoy it!