How to Convert FLV to The New iPad (iPad 3)
FLV is a common video format used to deliver video over the internet. So it's no problem to get FLV videos online and collect them on your computer most likely. If you want to play your FLV collections on the new iPad 3, you'll come cross an incompatible issue. That's the true that FLV is not compatible with iPad 3. One solution is to convert FLV to iPad 3 for playback.
To turn videos from the FLV format into an iPad 3-supported format, you can use a great video converter to help you perform the conversion. In this article, I'll introduce such a smart tool for Mac and Windows platform each. Both can give you the ability to convert FLV to any other popular video format, as well as offers you an optimized format for iPad 3 to simplify the operation on each platform. For Mac users, you can download Video Converter for Mac , while Video Converter for Win is for Windows consumers.
Next, I'll take the Windows version for example to explain the FLV to iPad 3 conversion step by step.
Step 1: Load FLV videos to the FLV to iPad 3 video converter
From the main menu, you can click "Add Files" button to browse and import FLV files to the program. If your FLV files are at hand, a easier way to import FLV files is to directly drag and drop the target files to this app.
Step 2: Customize output settings
To select the optimized preset for iPad 3, you can click the format icon in the "Output Format" pane , open the drop-down format list, and then go to "Device">"Apple">"iPad".
We know iPad 3 mainly supports MP4 format. If you want to select MP4 as the output format, you can also select MP4 in the "Format">"Video" category. Also, set Encoder, Resolution, Frame rate and Bit rate etc in the "Settings" window, according to iPad 3's tech specs (see attached list).
Step 3: Start to convert FLV to iPad 3
Hit "Convert" to start converting your FLV files to the new iPad 3. When the conversion is done a few minutes later, an "Open Folder" option will be shown in the front of your eyes. Just click it to open the folder and find the output files there. Now, you can put the output files on iPad 3 without any trouble. Just import them to iTunes and then sync them to your iPad 3. That's all.
Note: This Video Converter also provides you with some powerful editing functions, such as adding effect, watermark, and subtitles etc. If need, you can edit FLV files before conversion.
iPad 3's tech specs for video: