Apple has released the new iPad 3 and new Apple TV for months, It is a big enjoyment on watching 1080p movies on them, I love them! But I met a trouble about playing WMV videos on iPad 3 last week.
I googled to find the new iPad 3 don't surpport WMV video format. Then how to copy WMV files to iPad 3 for enjoying? Please view the new iPad 3 Supported Video Formats firstly:
H.264 video up to 1080p, 30 frames per second, High Profile level 4.1 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, 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.
So, if we want to play 1080p WMV movies on iPad 3, the only one way is to convert WMV to iPad 3 a playable video format. It means you need to download a top WMV to iPad 3 Converter. I used Brorsoft Video Converter. Because it is a top and powerful video converter tool and video editer. It enables you to transcode HD WMV, AVI, MKV, MTS, TiVo videos to H.264/MPEG-4 MP4/MOV/M4V format in high video quality based on CUDA/AMD technologies. It only take you a short time with quality lossless. Bellow is the steps for you.
Step 1: Install and run your perfect WMV to new iPad 3 Converter. Then load wmv files into the Converter.
Tip: If you have several WMV files and wanna combine/merge several video files to one for the new iPad, you just need to tick off the “Merge into one” box.
Step 2: Choose new iPad 3 supported video format. This tool has many special presets for iPad 3 to meet your different demands, you can click on "Format > iPad" to choose the one you want.
Step 3: Click the “Settings” icon, and you can adjust codec, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channel in the interface according to your needs and optimize the output file quality.
Note: You can set the video size as 1920*1080 if your source video is in 1080p, you can watch WMV movies on new iPad 3 in full screen.
Step 4. Clicking the big "convert" button, it will start to convert WMV to MP4 for new iPad 3 quickly.
When the process is 100%, you can get the output files for the new iPad via clicking on “Open” button effortlessly. Now, you can transfer WMV film to the new iPad 3 via iTunes for playing freely. If you are Mac users, you need WMV Video Converter for Mac. Hope the article can give you a big help!