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  • How to convert WMV to iPad on Mac 2 comments
    Jun 11, 2010 3:29 AM


    A friend asked me this question "I receive .wmv files in e-mails in my iPad how can I see them in my iPad?" I think there are must many folks encountered this problem to get WMV video files to ipad and watch them. As an Apple site editor, after searched and read many articles and reviews, I write out this article on how to convert WMV to iPad supported. I will show you how convert WMV to iPad compatible video/audio files step by step as follows.

    First, you should know that WMV is a Windows Media File and will not play on the iPad (or a Mac). It is a compressed video file format for several proprietary codecs developed by Microsoft. The original codec, known as WMV, was originally designed for Internet streaming applications, as a competitor to RealVideo. The other codecs, such as WMV Screen and WMV Image, cater for specialized content. To view WMV video files on iPad, you need to convert them into an iPad friendly format. Here shows you the simple steps how to with iFunia iPad Video Converter commended by many sites such as

    Step 1. Get the iPad Video Converter and Add WMV files
    Download the iFunia iPad video converter from its official site or download sites and launch it, then click the "Add" button to add WMV video files to the wmv to iPad mac converter. This WMV to iPad video converter for Mac supports drag-drop and batch conversion, so you can import and convert several multimedia files at a time.

    Step 2. Select iPad output format
    Use the “Convert to” on the bottom of the window to control the output format. Select iPad MPEG4(MP4) output format for each video file and specify a directory on your computer to save the output files.

    Step 3. Start WMV to iPad conversion
    Click "Start" to begin WMV to iPad video conversion. The convert progress bar shows you how much of the encoding is completed.

    This WMV to iPad Video Converter for Mac fully supports Mac OS X 10.5 or later Snow Leopard, it allows you to manually set video resolution, bite rate, codec and frame rate to get perfect output videos, as well as editing the WMV video files by trimming, cropping and adding special effects and watermarks.


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  • jeany
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    Author’s reply » happy to come back.
    Recently, I found iphone 4 video converter from iFunia is designed specially for iPhone fans. Convert with highly quality out put, fast conversion rate and easy-to-use . So, you can try it While you have bought an iphone and want to save all kinds of videos on it.
    29 Aug 2010, 11:13 PM Reply Like
  • babyboyhealthy
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    usually i stream video to ipad by itunes, why both itunes and ipad can not support wmv format


    therefore, Converting WMV to iTunes supported format will be a preferred solution for successfully adding WMV to iTunes/iPad/iPhone/iPod


    The following article just aims to introduce a step by step guide on how to convert WMV files to iTunes supported format at


    This guide helps:


    Convert WMV to iTunes supported video format like MP4, MOV, M4V and etc
    Convert WMV video to iTunes compatible audio format including MP3, M4A, AIFF, AAC, or WAV
    Add and import WMV files to iTunes for Windows or iTunes for Mac
    Play WMV in iTunes or Sync WMV from iTunes to iPod, iPad, iPhone, Apple TV
    Convert other video formats like AVI, WTV, MPG, MKV, FLV, F4V, 3GP and etc to iTunes video or audio format
    Convert various audio formats including WMA, FLAC, OGG, APE, CUE, CAF and more to iTunes audio format
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