How To Play 1080i AVCHD Videos On New iPad 3

May 09, 2012 10:19 PM ET
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Here tell you how to play 1080i AVCHD videos on iPad 3 from 1080i HD camcorder
Q: I have recorded some wonderful moments with my 1080i HD camcorder Panasonic HDC-SD80 at my vacation recently and I wanna put these recorded 1080i hd videos on my new iPad 3, so that I can recall the memories and share it with my colleagues in the office. But, my new iPad cannot play these camcorder videos. How to figure it out?

Videos recorded by Panasonic HDC-SD80 are in the form of AVCHD at 1080 / 60i, 540 / 30p. The new iPad cannot directly play these 1080i HD video. But we can use Aneesoft iPad Video Converter for Mac to convert 1080i AVCHD videos to iPad 3 compatible videos for playback. Below are the simple steps to play 1080i AVCHD videos on new iPad 3.

Download Aneesoft iPad Video Converter, install it on your Mac.

Step 1.Click the Add Files button to load 1080i AVCHD videos to Aneesoft iPad Video Converter for Mac.

Step 2.Click the Output Format option and choose iPad(1080p) H.264 Video(*.mp4), the converter will convert 1080i AVCHD videos to 1080p MP4 videos for iPad.

Step 3.Click the Start button, then the conversions from AVCHD to MP4 for iPad starts immediately.

When the conversions are finished, connect iPad to iMac/MacBook Pro. Sync 1080p MP4 videos to iPad via iTunes, and then you can share the camera videos on iPad.


The term 1080i assumes a display aspect ratio of 16:9 (widescreen), implying a frame resolution of 1920 pixels wide by 1080 pixels high (1920×1080). Theistands forinterlaced scan. 1080i each frame of video is sent or displayed in alternative fields. The fields in 1080i are composed of 540 rows of pixels or lines of pixels running from the top to the bottom of the screen, with the odd fields displayed first and the even fields displayed second. Together, both fields create a full frame, made up of all 1,080 pixel rows or lines, every 30th of a second.

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