How to Convert WMV to The New iPad (iPad 3) on Mac OS X Lion/Windows
WMV, or Windows Media Video, is a compressed video file format developed by Microsoft. The most important aspect of a WMV file is that its format allows large video files to be compressed while retaining their high quality. They may be of any size and may be compressed to match any bandwidth (connection speed). Therefore WMV video becomes very popular among video lovers to save media data. However, the format is not as popular on devices like iPad 3 as it’s said to be. So if you have a lot of WMV files and want to play the files in WMV on iPad 3 (iPad 2 included), you need to convert WMV to iPad 3 compatible file format first.
According to iPad 3 tech spec info on apple office site, we can acknowledge that iPad 3 only read video in MOV, MP4 and M4V. Therefore WMV has to be converted to iPad 3 MP4 or other format for the playback. To get a satisfying result, for instance, loss-less video quality, quick conversion, simple converting process, you’d better ask a professional tool for help.
The article here shows you how to convert WMV file to iPad 3 with Video Converter for Windows and Video Converter for Mac both of which have excellent performance during the WMV videos to the new iPad (iPad 3) conversion.
Here takes converting WMV video to iPad 3 in Windows OS step by step, because the Mac conversion is quite similar with this. And if you have problems with your WMV to iPad 3 on Mac OS X task, you can go to the User Guide of Video Converter for Mac (Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, included)for detailed info.
Step 1: Add WMV video to the WMV to iPad 3 converter
Click “File” menu or the “Add video” button. You can choose to add WMV files or folders from your PC, or directly load video from device.
Step 2: Customize output settings
Click the “Advanced” button to choose your profile as “iPad” and define the detail setting for the profile. ClickTools > Customize Profile to customize the profiles listed.
Step 3: Start to convert WMV to the new iPad 3
Click “Start” to start converting your WMV file. Then you can click “Find Target” to open the folder where the output files are saved.