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How to sync and add movies to iPad (iPad 2) - 3 ways
iPad is a great portable videos player. Whether it's movies, or an movies rental from iTunes, the iPad's 9.7 inch HD screen (1024*768 XGA，132ppi) makes playing video smoothly. But the movie files have a variety of formats, such as DVD movies, MKV,AVI,WMV, YouTube FLV videos, Blu-ray, AVCHD MTS, TiVo,etc., and iPad supports *.mp4 and format videos perfect only. So, most cases, we can not add movies to iPad directly. To prevent that, you need to learn how to add any types of movies to iPad (iPad 2 also) on Windows or Mac OS (X Lion).
You must know - iPad, iPad 2 compatibles video and audio formats
The optimal settings to get excellent playback quality
Video files in MP4, M4V, MOV file formats.
Video: H.264 Codec, Size: 640*480 up to 720p, Bitrate: 2500kbps, Frame rate: 30fps,
AAC audio Codec, Samplerate: 48khz, Bitrate: 160kbps, Channels: Stereo
Music and audio files in AAC, MP3, MP3 VBR, Audible, WAV, AIFF, Apple Lossless.
Note: If you wanna add movies to iPad without iTunes, use this iPad Transfer helps to add movies to iPad directly.
Way 1: Add movies to iPad directly with Apple iTunes
Please make sure your movies files format are iPad compatibles format, if yes, just use iTunes to add movies to iPad(how to); if not, go to way 2 or way 3
Way 2: Add DVD to iPad and Blu-ray movies to iPad
As said before, iPad can't play DVD movies directly, you need to rip DVD movies to iPad format or convert Blu-ray to iPad, please try this top rated Blu-ray to iPad Converter (supports rip Blu-ray and DVD for iPad, iPad 2, iPhone 4,4S,iPod Touch, etc.), then sync DVD ripped movies to iPad with iTunes.
Way 3: Add some popular formats videos to iPad, like add MKV to iPad, AVI to iPad,WMV,FLV,VOB, etc.
You must know, these videos file types are not iPad compatibles format, if you wanna add these movies to iPad or iPad 2, you have to convert these movies to iPad format first, just use this top rated iPad Video Conveter(not free, just a few clicks, and supports all Apple devices like iPad, iPad 2, iTouch, iPhone 4S), then add the converted movies to iPad with iTunes(how to).