How to Play 4K UHD Videos on new iPad (2017)
Comparing with HD video, 4K video is becoming the new favorite, especially to video fans, record 4K video on camera or drone, like: DJI Drone 4K video, it’s so cool, then enjoy the 4K UHD videos on new iPad (2017) with friends, a happy video ending. However, what a pity, at present, iPad series can’t play 4K video, the latest iPad Pro 9.7-inch can support video resolution: 2048*1536, iPad Pro 12.9-inch can support video resolution: 2732*2048, but the 4K video resolution is 3840*2160 (16:9) or 4096*2160 (17:9).
When you play the 4K video on iPad, it will compress the video to 2K automatically, but the video quality will be a big discount. Don’t be sad, you just need to compress 4K video 2K or 1080p HD video with a professional tool which can keep less quality downgrade. For saving your time and energy, here will tell you the best 4K video converter for iPad and help you to enjoy video at will.
TIP 1: Most iPad Support Video Resolution
- iPad Pro 12.9 inch–2732*2048 pixels
- iPad Pro 9.7 inch–2048*1536 pixels
- iPad Air 2–2048*1536 pixels
- iPad mini 4–2048*1536 pixels
TIP 2: Most iPad Supports the following video codecs
- H.264 video up to 720p at 30 frames per second–Main Profile level 3.1 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 at 30 frames per second–Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats
- Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels at 30 frames per second–Audio in ulaw PCM stereo audio in .avi file format
Best Way to Play 4K UHD Video on new iPad (2017)
I have to say Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate is really the 4K video converter hero, you can import any 4K video to this software, whatever you get the 4K video from online, 4K Blu-ray, Drone, etc. In addition, you can convert or compress 4K video to 2K, HD video without quality downgrade, then you can play 4K video on iPad, such as: iPad Pro, iPad Mini 4, iPad Air 2, etc.
4K video takes way much space in addition to the high requirement on resolution, at here, you can adjust the 4K video resolution for smaller video size, you can choose 1080p or 2048*1536, what’s more, you can choose the audio channel, like: Stereo. If you want to get the better playback, you can adjust the video and audio codec, for example: iPad Pro can support AAC (8 to 320 Kbps) or MP3, you can choose the audio codec as AAC or MP3.
Most people will forget the video aspect ratio, this parameter ia important for video playback. Most iPad series can suport video at 4:3 or 16:9, you can adjust the aspect ratio at the video editing windows. You also can replace music in video and add new audio, add subtitles in video, etc. More video editing features are waiting for you, i think this review is helpful for you.
How to Compress and Convert 4K Video to iPad (new iPad 2017)?
Step 1. Load 4K video files
This software is easy to install, yu just need to click above download link and follow the navigation, wait for minutes, a perfect 4K video converter will appear on your PC. Oprn this software, click “File” > “Add Video/Audio” to add the 4K video, of course, you can choose “Add from Folder” to load multiple 4K files into the program and do batch video conversion.
Step 2. Choose output file format.
From above talking, compress 4K video to 1080p is the best option, click "Format" button, at the video list, you can choose “H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)” from “HD Video". In addition, you can choose other video from "Common Video" or you can directly choose "iPad" and choose the iPad type you are using, this software have preinstalled all the setting for you.
TIP 1: In the video setting window (click “Settings” button), you can change the output file resolution, such as: “1920*1080” or “1080*720” , you can choose the preinstalled setting or by manual. Best of all, you choose H.264 codec, you can experience the high conversion speed which is 30x faster than other video converter