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How to Convert MP4 to iPhone (iPhone 5/5S Included)

Want to enjoy the downloaded MP4 videos on your new iPhone 5/5s on the go? Sometimes you may fail to play MP4 on iPhone. That's because the compressed way for MP4 video can be different and complicated. iPhone can only recognize file with .M4V, .MP4, and .MOV extensions and compressed in H.264 or MPEG-4. If your MP4 file is not compressed in this way, it can't be opened or played smoothly with your iPhone 4/iPhone 4S. You need to convert them to iPhone compatible format first. Here, this MP4 to iPhone Video converter is highly recommended.

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Convert MP4 to iPhone Compatible Format for Mac / Windows (Windows 8 included)

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  • • Convert video to any format, like AVI, MP4, MOV, MKV, etc.
  • • Convert to different Apple and Android devices, Final cut Pro and iMovie, with optimized presets.
  • • Customize video by trimming, cropping, adding subtitle or effects, etc.
  • • Add comment, description, actor or director name on your video automatically.
  • • work at 30 X fast speed and convert with ZERO qualilty loss.
  • Supported OS: Windows 8/7/XP/Vista, Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7 10.8, 10.9

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You can just set your iPhone as output format withput thinking about the specific format or codec supported by your iPhone, saving you a lot of trouble.

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Wide Format Support
You can drag and drop any multimedia into this video converter for iPhone, and then batch convert them to your desired format.

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Want to make your downloaded movie looking like those purchase from iTunes? This application can easily make it. It can add film cover, comment, description, etc, to your video.

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You can play your talent to cuctomize your video with various effects, or your can trim, crop your video and add subtitle to it.

How to Convert MP4 to iPhone (iPhone 5/5S Included) for Playback

1.Import file(s) to this software

Launch this video converter. Click "Add Files" and 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.

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MP4 to iphone converter, main interface

2.Choose the output format

Click the Format icon at the bottom of this app's pane to open output window. Then select iPhone (iPhone 5s/5/4/4s) from Devices category.

Tips: this program also provides editing functions which enables you to modify output video. Common editing tools are provided: trimming, cropping, video adjustment, watermark, and subtitles (simply click the "Edit" image button at the right hand side of Format).

MP4 to iphone converter, output iphone

3.Start MP4 to iPhone conversion

Click Convert image button to activate conversion. Then you will soon to play you MP4 on your new iPhone 5 or other iPhone models.

When all conversions completed, the converted videos will automatically add to your iTurnes if you have done the seting: Go to Preferences>Convert>Add files to iTunes Library after convertion. Sync them to your iPhone 4/iPhone 4S, and then you're able to play them anytime, anywhere. Please enjoy!

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Video Tutorial: How to Convert MP4 to iPhone (iPhone 5/5S Included)


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Part 2: Free online video converter

An alternative and easier way is to convert videos with this free online video converter. Just have a try.

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Nope. Didnt work. Im trying to simply play a video on my iphone. And somehow thats fricking impossible.
mooooo
i just hope this works and its in the right language and is free and converts unlimited videos
James_Davis
Hi, Jess Hart, sorry for the trouble. Please kindly contact our support team and they'll solve your problem asap. Best regards,
Jess Hart
YOur software installed in German and wont let me uninstall it now !!!

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