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Play MP4 on iOS 9 iPad Pro/iPad Mini 4/iPad Air 2

February 16 2016 , Written by Bonnie

This article will guide you to convert MP4 to iOS 9 iPad Pro/iPad Mini 4/iPad Air 2 supported SD/HD video to play MP4 on iPad iOS 9. 

After upgrading their iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, iPad mini 4 to iOS 9, some people found they cannot add MP4 to iTunes thus cannot transfer to iPad; other people found MP4 format files can be imported to iTunes and transfer to iPad, but when playback on iOS 9 iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, iPad mini 4, audio and video out of sync issue occures (some people can only hear audio is played, but there is no video or image or picuture; some people can see the video, but no sound or audio is played.

Why can’t play MP4 on iOS 9 iPad Pro/iPad Mini 4/iPad Air 2?

As you know, MP4 is a common contain format which has different codecs. iOS 9 iPad Pro/iPad Mini 4/iPad Air 2 don’t support all MP4 codecs, that’s to say, some MP4 videos are not supported by iPad Pro/iPad Mini 4/iPad Air 2.

How to Make iPad Pro/iPad Mini 4/iPad Air 2 Play MP4 videos?

In order to make you successfully play MP4 files on iOS 9 iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, iPad mini 4, MP4 files shall meet the following requirements: H.264 video up to 720p, 30 frames per second, Main Profile level 3.1 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio; 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.

Your iOS 9 iPad will not recognize the MP4 files if they don’t match the above requirements. Let 
Pavtube Video Converter/Pavtube Video Converter for Mac to hepl you. This easy-to-use MP4 to iPad converter can encode any MP4 videos to iOS 9 iPad Pro/iPad Air 2 etc supported H.264 MP4 for smooth playing.

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Steps to Transcode MP4 to iOS 9 iPad Pro/iPad Mini 4/iPad Air 2

STEP 1. Add MP4 videos

Run the best MP4 Video Converter program and click "Add video" button to select the MP4 video files you want to import. You can also directly drag the video files to the program for conversion. 

STEP 2. Choose right format for iPad (Air 2/Mini 4/Pro)

Click Format bar and choose "iPad Air Full HD Video(*.mp4)" "iPad Mini HD Video(*.mp4)", or "iPad 3/4 (New iPad) Full HD Video(*.mp4)" from "iPad" as the target format. It is the most common video format for iPad Air 2/iPad Mini 4/iPad Pro.     

Tips:. Advanced video/audio settings

Adjust the video and audio parameters, including the Bitrate of Video & Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the "Settings" button on the main interface for getting the best quality.

STEP 3. Start MP4 to iPad conversion

After all necessary settings, click "Convert" to start the conversion. When the conversion completes, you can click Open button to get the output videos.

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