How to Convert M4V to iPad (iPad 4 supported)
iPad usually gives us ultimate life and work enjoyment with its advanced design, breakthrough technology, and amazing built-in apps. However, its supported video format playback is quite limited, only MOV, MP4, M4V with some restrictions. Sometimes, you may even confront import failure for its natively supported format---M4V. The reason is that the encoded scheme for M4V file type can be very complicated, and some M4V files may not be encoded by Apple Inc.
To figure out which encoded scheme was applied and how to install the right codec can be a science work, especially for not disciplined people. Luckily there's a shot cut to solve your problem---just convert these M4V files to iPad (iPad 4 included). To do this, a solid and intuitive video converter like Wondershare Video Converter for Mac (Video Converter for Windows) is a great help. With it, converting any video to or iPad (new iPad included) in simple 3 steps with no hassle, no matter you a pro or not. Here goes the detail.
Free download the trial version of M4V to iPad Video Converter (iPad 4 supported):
1 Load your M4V files
Launch this video converter. Click File in the menu bar and then select "Load Media Files" to import the videos you want to convert or directly drag&drop them into the program. Batch conversion is supported. You can add more files at one time.
Tips: If you fail to import your M4V files, you can use this media converter to remove the protection first.
2 Select the output format
Click Format icon in this app's pane, then you'll go to output format window. Here, you can change the output file name as you wish, or directly click Format type and then select "Devices">"iPad". (Note: This iPad output is highly compatible with all iPad models, including iPad 4).
Tips: You can use its embedded editing feature like trimming, cropping, rotating, merging, etc. to customize output video at ease. To access the edit window, just click Edit image next to each video title in the item tray.
3 Start to convert M4V to iPad
Now you come to the last step, hit "Convert" button to kick off the conversion. This Video Converter for Mac is very efficient, 30X faster. The progress bar will show you the remaining time, and you can let this program run in the background to do the rest.
When conversion completed, you can locate your target files accordding the file pane and drag them to iTunes, and then sync them to your iPad for smooth playback (iPad 3, 4 included). That's all, start now!