Apple’s latest iPad is a big-screened beauty it’s calling the iPad Pro. It has a 12.9-inch screen, so it’s significantly bigger than the iPad Air, whose screen measures 9.7-inches on the diagonal.
* iPad Pro release date: November 2015
* iPad Pro price: From $799, UK pricing TBC
* iPad Pro specs: 12.9-inch, 2,732 x 2,048 screen; A9X processor; 6.9mm thick; 712g
* iPad Pro screen resolution: 2732 x 2048
* 4K resolution: 3840×2160 (16:9) or 4096×2160 (17:9)
4K Ultra HD videos can’t be missed and 1080P/720P HD videos still are favored by movie fans. The newly released iPad Pro allows users to shoot a whole 4K video. But few devices have set foot in 4K resolution video playing. Can the Retina HD display of Apple iPad Pro hold or play 4K videos? The answer is, disappointedly, that it should, but not truly can. But you can convert / compress 4K videos for playing on iPad Pro or other iOS 8/9 devices without obvious quality downgrade. This guide will show you how to play 4K footage on iPad Pro. Just hold on reading…
From the Apple Offcial website, you can know that these 4K video formats are not essentially compatible with iPad or any Apple devices. If you have many unsupported videos either downloaded from the internet (uTorrent, Vuze, etc.) or recorded from your digital camera, camcorder and other portable devices, how to play these videos on your new iPad Pro.
To deal with such issues and get rid of all the worries in playing 4K videos on iPad Pro, you might have to take the advantage of some professional 4K video conversion or compression software. Frustratingly, you will turn to experts: what kind of Mac 4K video converter for iPad Pro is really helpful?
Whatever that is, the video codec transcoding professor iMedia Converter for Mac can help convert any video formats, regardless of high definition 4K videos or standard definition videos and make them playable on iPad Pro via Mac. At the same time, it can convert videos to tablets or mobile phones like Microsoft Surface Pro 3, Galaxy S6, iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, etc. If you own this Video to iPad Pro Converter for Mac, you will never worry about spending much time on finding out the suitable video player and install it on iPad Pro for different video formats. Here is the review.
For windows user, you can use Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate converting 4K MKV, AVI, VOB, Tivo, WMV, MPG, M4V, FLV, F4V, videos to iPad Pro on PC.
Before converting video for iPad Pro, you should free download and install it on your Mac with several clicks.
– Pavtube old official address: http://www.pavtube.cn/imedia-converter-mac/
– Cnet Download: http://download.cnet.com/Pavtube-iMedia-Converter/3000-2194_4-76177788.html
Guide: Play 4K movies on iPad Pro with Original Video Quality
Step One. Load 4K movies
Launch the 4K to iPad Pro Converter Mac. Drag & drop 4K files to the program directly and your files would be added instantaneously. Or you can head to the “Add video” button to locate the 4K videos you want to add.
Step Two. Choose target video format
Hit the menu bar of “Format”, choose “iPad” category and find the optimal video format for iPad Pro. “iPad HD Video(*.mp4)” is recommended here. You can also choose MP4, M4V format from Common Video.
Step Three. Downsize original 4K resolution at 1080p/720p
Click “Settings” button; you can adjust video and audio settings, including codec, aspect ratio, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate, and audio channel. To down-convert ultra HD 4K to 1080p/720p, do remember keeping video size as 1920*1080 or adjusting video size to 1280*720. That is the exact 1080p/720p.
Step Four. Start 4K to iPad Pro Conversion
Go ahead and hit the “Convert”. It will pop up a conversion window with detailed prorecess. Wait for moments, you can click “Open output folder” to locate the converted video directly. Then, just transfer the converted videos to iPad Pro via iTunes.
According to Apple, iPad Pro Supported Video/Audio Formats is as below:
Video formats supported:
H.264 video up to 1080p, 60 frames per second, High Profile level 5.0 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 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 per channel, 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
Audio formats supported:
AAC (8 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), HE-AAC, MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV