How to Convert AVI to iPad Mini Quickly and Easily
As was expected, the new iPad Mini comes with a much smaller body than all iPad generations ever and attracts growing attention of many tablet lovers. By smushing the 1024 by 768 resolution into a such smaller area, it's definitely a new experience to watch movies with it on the go—crystal-clear and vibrant-looking. For those who have a large library collection of AVI movies, how to watch them on your new iPad mini? Check the solution below.
To view AVIs on the new iPad Mini, you have to convert them to iPad Mini compatible video formats first, i.e. MOV, MP4, M4V format encoded by MPEG-4, H.264. To do this job quickly and easily, I strongly recommend Wondershare Video Converter ( Video Converter for Mac). With it, you don’t have to know the iPad Mini’s video specs and just select the optimized format for iPad Mini, which often gives the best playback performance. What’s more, this AVI to iPad Mini converter comes as a handy video editor to deal with your normal edits like split, trim, rotate, crop, adding subtitles, etc. Here's how to do it.
Prep: Free download the trial version of AVI to iPad mini converter:
Tips: AVI to iPad mini converter provides both Windows (Windows 8 supported) and Mac version (Mountain Lion supported). Below guide takes windows screenshot, just make sure you download the right version.
1 Import your AVI files
Run this software, and load your AVI files by clicking the Add Files button, or directly drag them into the program window. This program supports batch converting mode, so you can add multiple files at one time.
After you import the AVI files, you can gain a clear information of your source videos, including format, resolution, file size, etc. Click on the Text or Speaker icon, you can choose or add your favorite subtitles and audio track to the output file.
2 Choose iPad mini as the output format
Click the Output Format drop-down list on the right side of the program window, and then select the Device tab, go to Apple subcategory, you'll find many optimized formats are provided. iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPad, iPad 2, New iPad, etc. Here, we just choose "iPad mini", it's fully compatible with the new tablet.
3 Personalize your videos (Optional)
Provided that you want to crop the black bar, remove some segments out of your AVI video, video converter's imbedded editing feature can help you greatly. To access the edit window, just click Edit besides each video title, and all common editing funtions are available. See the below sceenshot, and you'll find that a real-time preview window is offered to make sure everything goes as you like.
4Start AVI to iPad video conversion
Now you've come to the last step, just hit Convert to kick off video to iPad mini conversion. This program is highly efficient, and the neatly designed progress bar will show you the percentage and remaining time. When finished, just click Open folder to fast locate the converted files and import the converted files to iTunes and sync to iPad mini for enjoyemnt anytime, anywhere.
Tips: To save your time for syncing to iPad, this program allows automatically adding to iTunes after conversion. To do it, just go to the menu bar in the upper right corner, click "Preferrence" and then check out the option. Afterwards, your iTunes will be automatically launched when conversion completed, and all your converted files are just there.