Iappsnow http://iappsnow.com Top apps for idevices Wed, 18 Apr 2018 09:09:33 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.1 Tutorial: Play All Torrent Movies on iPad Pro http://iappsnow.com/2018/04/play-all-torrent-movies-on-ipad-pro/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=play-all-torrent-movies-on-ipad-pro http://iappsnow.com/2018/04/play-all-torrent-movies-on-ipad-pro/#comments Wed, 18 Apr 2018 09:09:33 +0000 http://iappsnow.com/?p=3547 Read More...

Torrents are one of the most popular methods for sharing files with other people over the internet. The torrent file does not contain the actual files that you want to download. Instead, it points you towards other users with that file. This allows you to download the file you want directly from their computer. You’ll need a program that can process the torrent file, as well as the right program to run the actual files once they’ve been downloaded. For iPad Pro owners, when you’re out for travlling, you may prefer carry your iPad Pro with you for enjoyment to kill the boring time. Transfer all your torrent sites downloaded movies to iPad Pro will be a very nice idea.

Play Torrent Movies on iPad Pro

However, you may have found that torrent movies you’ve downloaded to your local foler in various video formats including: MP4, MKV, AVI, WMV or other formats. However, iPad Pro only supports few of them, from below passage we can see clearly iPad series supported formats list.

iPad Pro supported video audio formats

To fix this format incompatible issue, the best solution is transcode AVI/MKV torrent movies to iPad Pro playable formats listed as below: 
Video formats 
H.264 video up to 1080p, 60 frames per second, High Profile level 5.0 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; MPEG-4 video up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; 
Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format 
Audio formats 
AAC (8 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), HE-AAC, MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV User-configurable maximum volume limit.

How to Play Torrent Movies on iPad Pro? Transcode Torrent Movies

To compelet this task, you can download the free trial version of Pavtube Video Converter for Mac, which enables you to transode torrent movies in any formats to iPad Pro best favorable formats listed above. The program also benefits you a lot by giving the option to directly output iPad preset profile formats so that you can directly transfer and play the torrent movies on iPad Pro without doing any extra complicated video/audio parameters setting.

If you also own other Apple devices such as iPhone, iPod or Apple TV, convert Torrent movies to iTunes best format will make it available for you to sync all your torrent files to your iOS devices or Apple TV via iTunes with just few clicks.

How to Get AVI/MKV Format Torrent Movies Played on iPad Pro?

Step 1. Import torrent movies

Run the torrent video converter on your Mac computer and click "File" to add torrent movies to it.

Add torrent movies

Step 2: Choose iPad Pro supported video format

As is mentioned above, you can use the program to output iPad Pro supported H.264 HD video or MPEG-4 video, here, we choose to output H.264 HD video as the screenshots below:

Output iPad Pro supported H.264 HD format

You can also directly choose to output iPad preset profile format for direct playback. As iPad Pro has the same format compatibility as iPad Air, here, you can choose to output "iPad" > "iPad Air Full HD Video(*.mp4)".

Output iPad preset profile format

Step 3: Start the conversion process.

When all the setting is completed, go back to the main interface and hit right-bottom convert button to start Torrent movies to iPad Pro conversion.

After the conversion, click "Open output folder" to find your folder with your converted files, then open iTunes, to sync torrent movies to iPad Pro.

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Play 4K Video on Microsoft Surface Pro http://iappsnow.com/2018/04/play-4k-video-on-microsoft-surface-pro/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=play-4k-video-on-microsoft-surface-pro http://iappsnow.com/2018/04/play-4k-video-on-microsoft-surface-pro/#comments Wed, 11 Apr 2018 09:09:08 +0000 http://iappsnow.com/?p=3545 Read More...

Better than ever, the new Surface Pro gives you a best-in-class laptop, plus the versatility of a studio and tablet. The stunning PixelSense Display supports Surface Pen1 and touch, while up to 13.5 hours of battery life2 gives you plenty of juice to work all day and play all night. It is equipped with 12.3" PixelSense diaplay with 2736*1824 resolution. With it, perhaps you can’t be satisfied with video with 1080p resolution anymore. So here we are going to discuss about how to playing any 4K videos on Microsoft Surface Pro without curbs.

surface pro

Before we start, we have to make this clear – why not all 4k video can be played on Microsoft Surface Pro perfectly? One reason is the sources of 4k video could be anywhere, downloaded from the web, captured by Panasonic/Sony/Canon camcoders, shot by DJI drones, and more. The second reason could be the versatitlity of video format codec. For example, MP4 is one of the most common and widely used video formats, but people still can not play some of them, cause MP4 is a digital multimedia container format most commonly used to store video and audio, but is can be used to store other data such as subtitles and still image, different MP4 file could cover different video audio codec. So this is why you fail to play some of them on your portable devices.

To solve the problems above, one 4k video converter is necessary. Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate | for Mac (review) will be your best partner which could convert any 4k video for you to store on your Microsoft Surface Pro local storage space, or transfer to your Plex for watching on any devices which could install Plex app.

The resolution of Microsoft Surface Pro is less than 3080*2160, so playing the ture 4k video on this tablet may be jerky. To sucessfully play all ture 4k video on this tablet without any problem, you can adjust video/audio codec, frame rate, resolution, bit rate, channels to make the video more fit for your tab.

Step by Step to Convert 4K Video to Microsoft Surface Pro

Step 1: Load 4K video into the program.

Start the program on your computer, click "File" menu and select "Add Video/Audio" or "Add from folder" to import 4K video you want to convert. By the way, batch conversion is also available here.

Load DJI Mavic Air 4K video

Step 2: Output H.264 HD video format

Click "Format" bar, from its drop-down options, choose the best compatible uploading format from "Common VIdeo" > "H.264 High Profile Video(*.mp4)".

Output YouTube best uploading 4k formats

Step 3: Keep/Compress 4k video for Microsoft Surface Pro

Hit "Settings" to open the "Profile Settings" window, here you can adjust the output video codec, resolution, bit rate, frame rate and audio codec, bit rate, sample rate and channels. You can maintain 3840*2160 as output video resolution, or you can compress 4k to 2736 x 1824 which is the best video resolution for this tab. Or compress 4k to 1080p, just type 1920*1080 in Size blank. If you prefer smaller video size, lower the video bit rate can help you achieve this goal.

Output YouTube best uploading settings

Step 5: Start the conversion.

Start to covnert 4K video to Microsoft Surface Pro conversion by hitting the right bottom convert button, when the conversion is over, you will have no limitation to upload 4K video to Microsoft Surface Pro for watching on the go, or edit it with Adobe Premiere, After Effetcs with fast speed and perfect quality.

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Convert Blu-ray to Asus Transformer Mini for Enjoyment http://iappsnow.com/2018/04/convert-blu-ray-to-asus-transformer-mini/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=convert-blu-ray-to-asus-transformer-mini http://iappsnow.com/2018/04/convert-blu-ray-to-asus-transformer-mini/#comments Wed, 04 Apr 2018 08:23:31 +0000 http://iappsnow.com/?p=3543 Read More...

The Asus Transformer Mini ($399) is an entry-level detachable-hybrid Windows tablet that comes with useful accessories, like a keyboard cover and a pressure-sensitive stylus, that cost extra with some other tablets. It doesn’t have the most powerful processor, but it still gets full marks on usability, screen quality, local storage, and battery life. It’s an ideal second PC to have around the house when you simply want to watch Netflix in bed or quickly edit Office documents while traveling light.

As we all know, most tablets have no bulit-in BD drive and become thiner and thiner along with the development of the technology, Asus Transformer Mini is not the exception. If you are Blu-ray lovers and dream to store all your collections in your Asus Transformer Mini, you are in the right place. To get this job done, you need a Blu-ray to tablets converter. I highly recommend you Pavtube ByteCopy for Windows | Mac which stands out from its competitors after massive test.

Key Features of Pavtube ByteCopy You Should Know

  • Support to load commercial Blu-ray/DVD, DVD IFO File, DVD ISO Image File, 3D Blu-ray movies, BD ISO image file. Recently, Pavtube Rippers have ungraded to v4.9.2, added support for Blu-ray AACS MKB v63.
  • Rip and convert Blu-ray to MP4, AVI, MKV, WMV, MOV, and other more than hundreds of video formats by removing Blu-ray encryption including CSS, region code, RCE, Sony ArccOS, UOPs, Disney x-project DRM, etc.
  • Pavtube ByteCopy allows you to lossless copy Blu-ray to Multi-track MKV format to help preserve Blu-ray 5.1/7.1 surround sound or other popular multi-track formats such as MP4, MKV, MOV for viewing Blu-ray movies on Samsung TV with multiple audio tracks and channels. Here is a guide to help you know more.
  • With it, you can trim a clip from the feature-length Blu-ray video then you can upload the clip to YouTube, Vimeo, FaceBook for sharing or import the Blu-ray fragment to Windows Movie Maker, Sony Vegas Pro, Davinci Resolve for further editing. You also can add external SRT/ASS/SSA subtitles to your Blu-ray movies or replace the audio in the video for foreign language learning or other demands.

Quick Guide to Play Blu-ray on Asus Transformer Mini

Step 1. Load Blu-ray to this program

Install the best Blu-ray ripper on PC. then open it, click the "Load from Disc" icon to import the Blu-ray Disc. You also can load the BDMV folder by choosing the "Load from folder" from the dropdown list of "File", of course, you also can choose to load the ISO images too.

load Blu-ray

Step 2. Choose output format according to your own needs

Click "Format" bar, you will see hundreds of video formats here. You can navigate to "HD Video" and select "H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)". Or you can choose from "Asus" category.

set output formats

Tips: For those people who want to preserve multiple video/audio tracks you can navigate to "Multi-track Video" > "Lossless/encoded Multi-track MKV(*.mkv)" for output. You can get lossless audio streams without transcoding. At the video setting windows, you also can choose the chapters, audio tracks, and subtitles.

Output lossless multi-track MKV format with 7.1 audio

Click the Setting button and adjust the video. Here you can rip Blu-ray with Dolby 5.1/7.1 tracks, open "Multi-task Settings" window, click "Audio" tab, check "Encode" to get encoded MKV files with Dolby Digital 5.1 audio saved. In this way, you also can rip Blu-ray with original DTS-HD Master audio track.

Step 3. Adjust video parameters

If you have defined the output format, then click the "Settings", here you can adjust vdieo parameters like: video/audio codecs, bitrates, frame rates, channels, etc.

h264 settings

Step 4. Start the conversion

After all settings are done. Return back to main interface, and click convert, it will begin to copy your Blu-ray movies. Wait for a while, when it is over, click Open, and it will pop up a folder with generated files. Now you can transfer the covnerted movies to your Asus Transformer Mini for watching on the go.

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Tutorials to Transcode H.265 to H.264 for Playback http://iappsnow.com/2018/03/transcode-h265-to-h264-for-playback/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=transcode-h265-to-h264-for-playback http://iappsnow.com/2018/03/transcode-h265-to-h264-for-playback/#comments Wed, 28 Mar 2018 08:26:19 +0000 http://iappsnow.com/?p=3541 Read More...

Difference between H.265 & H.264

h265 h264

High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC), aka H.265 is a video compression standard designed to substantially improve coding efficiency when compared to its precedent, the Advanced Video Coding (AVC), or H.264. It is the natural successor to H.264, and is now started to become adopted as a mainstream product with vendors manufacturing h 265 hevc encoder products as oppose to h 264 video streaming products.

x264 vs x265

HEVC the video compression standard ensures delivery of video quality identical, and in some cases with much more improved picture quality, as H.264 AVC, but an HEVC H.265 encoder offers double the data compression ratio, that is an improved efficiency of 50% over H.264.

With an increasing growth of video streaming on the Internet over popular websites such as Netflix and YouTube, and with 4K cameras gaining new ground in the market, HEVC will be widely used in the near future. But not now.

Majority of PCs, mobile devices, TVs, players and platforms work well with H264, while equivalent hardware or software for decoding HEVC (H265) is dramatically less common. So, to ensure a smooth H265 video playback on your smartphones or tablets or other devices, you’d better convert H265 to H264.

Encode H.265/HEVC to H.264

After figuring out the truth that most devices, media players could’t support HEVC playback so far and H.264 still dominates the market. What we can do is to convert HEVC to H.264 for play on most devices. There are tons of H.265/HEVC Decoder and Encoder on the internet, but it is not easy to get a perfect one. Here I strongly recommend you Pavtube Video Converter | for Mac which is easy to use and grants you to transcode H.265 to H.264 on Windows or Mac with just three steps.

Furthermore, you also can make your H.265 more attractive by editing the video. If you’re confused with the length of the video, you can trim to cut video length; you also can adjust video brightness, saturation, contrast to add dominant tone in the video. For those people who want to insert the external subtitle to the video and make it easier to understand, you are in the right place, in the "Video Editor" window, you will be satisfied.

Quick Guide to Convert H.265/HEVC to H.264 with Pavtube

Step 1: Load H.265 video files

Drag your files into this H.265 HEVC Video Converter, with "File"> ‘Add video’ you can load them with individual clips, or with ‘Add from folder’ you can import them with a complete folder. Batch conversion is also available.

load h265

Step 2: Convert your H.265 videos into H.264

Go to the format bar to choose "HD Video">"H.264 HD Video"(*.mp4)".

select h264

If you want to transcode H.264 to H.265, you can choose HD H.265 MP4 video or any other video formats.


1. If you want to convert your H.265/HEVC videos into common formats like MP4, AVI, MKV, FLV, M4V, etc, click here for detailed workflow.

2. Since this codec will compress into smaller file size while maintain the HD quality, the converting progress will take much longer than H.264 or other common codecs.

3. "H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)" option will output your files as H.264 high profile, which will reduce the quality H.265/HEVC degradation to the least.

4. Or if you want to keep the most quality of your videos, keep the original parameters in the "Settings" UI is also available.

Edit H.265 HEVC video files – Optional

There are still some popular functional items we can take around on the main interface, for example, in the ‘Edit’ button, we have offered you the ‘Trim’ to decide the video length, ‘Crop’ to remove the unwanted edges, ‘Subtitles’ to add some extra explanations? More you can have a try here.

video converter edit video

Step 3. Start H.265 to H.264 Conversion

Click Browse to specify a destination folder to save the converted video file. Hit "Convert" button to start to convert HEVC/H.265 to H.264/AVC on Windows or Mac with this high-class H.265 converter at lightning speed.

Even though H.265 is superior to H.264 based on demand, quality, size or compression rate, H.264 is much suitable for normal usage. By using Pavtube Video Converter to convert H.265 to H.264, you will have lots of options to watch videos and its time saving too.

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Tips and Tricks to Edit DVD with Windows Movie Maker http://iappsnow.com/2018/03/edit-dvd-with-windows-movie-maker/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=edit-dvd-with-windows-movie-maker http://iappsnow.com/2018/03/edit-dvd-with-windows-movie-maker/#comments Wed, 21 Mar 2018 08:20:51 +0000 http://iappsnow.com/?p=3538 Read More...

Windows Movie Maker is a easy-to-use & powerful video creating/editing software application, designed for latest Windows7, Windows 8, Windows 10. It contains features such as effects, transitions, titles/credits, audio track, timeline narration, and Auto Movie. Windows Movie Maker is also a basic audio track editing program. It can apply basic effects to audio tracks such as fade in or fade out. The audio tracks can then be exported in the form of a sound file instead of a video file. Want to extract DVD movie from the plastic and input the video into Windows Movie Maker for further editing, but have no idea? Keep reading to get the tutorials.

Windows Movie Maker

Import DVD movies into Windows Movie Maker

To load DVD to Windows Movie Maker for postproduction, what you need to get is a profesisonal DVD ripper help you convert DVD movies to Windows Movie Maker editable file formats like WMV, QuickTime MOV, DV AVI, MPEG-4, MPEG-2, MPEG-1, etc. What program can help you? You can search a lot of free DVD ripper software on the internet such as Handbrake, MakeMKV, Format Factory, VidCoder, MediaCoder, WinxDVD Ripper etc, as you know, there is no free lunch in the world, free DVD ripper always come with many limitations. Some of the free DVD Ripper software like MakeMKV can only helps to backup DVD into a large MKV file, you still need to convert the MKV file into Windows Movie Maker supported file formats with a video encoding application.

So here is a comprehensive DVD/BD/video converter which is called Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate | Mac (review) can bypass all DVD/BD copy protection, recently, it has upgraded to v4.9.2, added support for Blu-ray AACS MKB v63. It not only help you convert DVD/BD to WMV, MOV, AVI, MP4, MPGE-2, MKV, M4Vetc video formats, but also offers massive optimized device presets with the most standard video/audio codec.

Moreover, before you edit the movie with Windows Movie Maker, this DVD copier enables you to  trim or cut video to remove unwanted DVD movie parts or segments, merge separate DVD movie into one, split large DVD/BD files into small parts by file size, length or count, crop the black bars around the video frame, add video/image/transparent text watermark to video, apply special rendering effects to video, remove/replace audio in DVD video, add external srt/ass/ssa subtitles to DVD, etc.

Quick Guide to Rip Commercial DVD for Windows Movie Maker Editing

Step 1: Load DVD disc into the program.

Insert your DVD disc into the optical drive on your computer, launch the program, on the main interface, click "File" > "Load from disc" to load DVD disc with copy protection into the program.

Note: You also can load Blu-ray to this software, besides, loading common video like MKV, MOV, AVI, VOB, 4K MKV, 4K MP4, 4K MOV, 3D MKV/MP4/MOV, even all video formats is available here. Is it a surprise?

load dvd

Step 2: Select output format file format.

Click the pull down menu of "Format", then you will be able to select a Windows Movie Maker supported format from the output format profile, for outputting a high quality WMV format to edit with Windows Movie Maker, just output "WMV3(WMV9)(*.wmv)" under "Common Video" main category. For fast conversion speed, "WMV2(WMV8)(*.wmv)" would be the best output options.

wmm supported formats

Tip: If you are familiar with video format, container and codec, you can directly choose video format, then adjust the video and audio bitrate, frame rate, resolution, channel and more parameters to make the outputed video more fit in your video player and multimedia devices. Just hit Settings bar to achieve above goal.

Step 3: Edit DVD video.

Check a DVD title on the main interface to active the "Video Editor" function, then click the pencil like icon on the top tool bar to open the "Video Editor" window, you can trim video length, crop video black bars, add watermark, apply sepcial rendering effect, remove/replace audio in video, etc.

edit wmv

Step 4: Start the final DVD Ripping process.

After all the settings is completed, hit right-bottom "Convert" button to start to rip commercial  DVD to Windows Movie Maker editable file formats.

When the conversion is completed, hit the "Open Output Folder" on the main interface to pop out the folder with the converted files. Then feel free to load video into Windows Movie Maker with no problem.

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Rip DVD to Amazon Kindle Fire HD for Entertainment http://iappsnow.com/2018/03/dvd-to-amzon-kindle-fire-hd/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=dvd-to-amzon-kindle-fire-hd http://iappsnow.com/2018/03/dvd-to-amzon-kindle-fire-hd/#comments Wed, 14 Mar 2018 09:15:15 +0000 http://iappsnow.com/?p=3536 Read More...

Despite Apple’s iPad has dominated the tablet market since its first release, there still are many other excellent tablet computers springing up daily. One is called Kindle Fire HD, a brand-new Android tablet made by Amazon has become the strong rival to iPad, Galaxy Tab, etc since its first launch. Its 7-inch multi-point touch screen, 1280-by-800-pixel display resolution, 11 hours long battery life and at least 16 GB storage make it quite appealing for watching movies and TV shows.

For DVD lovers, transfering all your DVD movies to the Kindle Fire HD from the plastic will be a wise choice. Before you get to start, you have to know two things. One is how to copy the DVD movies from the disc, the other is how to make the DVD movie format compatible with the Kindle Fire HD. Calm down, all problems can be settled in this post.

Firstly, as we all know, Kindle Fire HD only supports H.264, MPEG-4 and VP8 video formats, so what you need to get is a third-part software which can copy the movie from DVD disc and convert the file to Kindle Fire HD supported video formats. Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate | For Mac could complete the above conditions, respectively.

Main Functions of Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate

  • Rip DVD to more than 200 video and audio formats, like: MP4, MKV, MOV, AVI, MP3, AAC, etc, so you can transfer the generated files to Kindle Fire HD, Acer Switch 3/5, iPhone 8, iPad, Samsung Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S9, Gear VR, XBox One, PS4 Pro, Vizio TV, Apple TV 5, or for other non-linear editing software, including After Effects, iMovie, and more.
  • Convert DVD to any format with H.264/H.265 codec with 30X faster conversion speed.
  • Supports 1:1 DVD copy, you don’t need to worry about the video backup quality.
  • Professional video editing functions like trimming or cropping video, adding external SRT/ASS/SSA subtitles, adding watermark, changing video effects. More features you can read this guide.

How to Rip and Copy DVD to Kindle Fire HD

Step 1. Add DVD movies

Insert the DVD disc into your computer’s DVD drive and launch the DVD to Kindle Fire HD converter. Then click "Load DVD" icon or "File">"Load from disc" to select and import the DVD files you want to rip to this program. If necessary, loaded files can be previewed in the right viewing window and you can take snapshots of your favorite movie scenes. Besides DVD, you can also load Blu-ray discs, Blu-ray Folder, Blu-ray ISO Image File for watching on Kindle Fire HD.

add dvd

Step 2: Output Kindle Fire HD playable file formats

Hit format up-down bar and navigate your cursor to "HD Video" and select "H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)". You also can choose other formats according to your needs from other main category.

output h264

Step 3: Add subtitles to DVD movies

This program also works as video editor, if you want to learn some foreign languages by watching DVD movies, however, the DVD movies have no corresponding subtitles, now you can download the subtitles you want and insert it to your DVD movies. How to do? Here is a video for you to make reference.

Step 4: Start ripping DVD movies

After all necessary settings, go back to the main interface and click "Convert" to begin ripping your DVD movies for playback on Kindle Fire HD. When the ripping completes, you can click "Open Output Folder" button to located the ripped video files directly.

After conversion, you can transfer all the output video to your Kindle Fire HD with USB port, and enjoy the result on the move.

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Cannot Convert MKV to MP4 with VLC? Solved Here! http://iappsnow.com/2018/03/convert-mkv-to-mp4-with-vlc/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=convert-mkv-to-mp4-with-vlc http://iappsnow.com/2018/03/convert-mkv-to-mp4-with-vlc/#comments Tue, 06 Mar 2018 05:09:00 +0000 http://iappsnow.com/?p=3534 Read More...

The open-source MKV is always aksed to be converted into MP4 due to the compatibility issue, so that it can be accepted by more modern devices and media players. VLC comes as a powerful media player which could also works as a video converter. So here we will explain how to free convert MKV to MP4 using VLC in detail.

Part 1: How to Use VLC to Convert MKV to MP4 for Free

Step 1: Go to VideoLAN homepage and free download VLC converter. 
Step 2: Click the Media tab -> Convert/Save to launch the Open Media window. 
Step 3: Click Add button on the File tab to locate the MKV to be converted on your computer. Or drag and drop the MKV file into the convert list. Then press Convert/Save button.
Step 4: Choose output format. If you need to freely convert MKV to MP4 in VLC, just select the profile H.264+MP3 (MP4). 
Step 5: So on setting adjustment. Tap Setting icon next to it to select MP4/MOV at Encapsulation tab. Click both Video and Keep original video track on Video Codec tab. Select Audio and Keep original audio track on Audio codec tab. Then click Save button. 
Step 6: Press Browse to select the output folder where you want to save the MP4 file. 
Step 7: Click Start to beginning the conversion from MKV to MP4 in VLC.

Even though VLC has claimed that it has the ability to convert MKV to MP4, we still meet some issues during the actual operation. For example, the output MP4 file contains only the audio track while the video is mission with a black screen left or there is no audio after the conversion from MKV to MP4 using VLC’s Convert/Stream function. What’s more, the VLC converter crashes but no error messages show up during MKV transcoding or it closes immediately or right when it’s finished but the resulting file is unplayable in VLC with a message "Ooops: VLC media player just crashed." So to solve the issues above, I highly recommended you to download a VLC alternative, Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate for PC | Mac. Scroll down to see how the alternative works – converting MKV to MP4 without any obstacles.

Part 2. Best VLC Alternative to Convert MKV to MP4 without Issues

There are tons of VLC alternatives in the market, so you don’t need to try them one by one, just trust me, why I share this program with you? Reasons have listed here. It is the best free MKV to MP4 converter for Mac and Windows,  featuring the ability to convert among HD and SD videos, e.g. MKV to MP4MOV to WMVYouTube to MP3H.265 to H.264MTS to MP4MP4 to MP3AVI to MP4, etc, so that you can play any video on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Samsung smartphone, Xbox One X, etc while keeping original quality and delivering a super fast converting process. 

Step by Step to Convert MKV to MP4 with VLC Alternative

Step 1. Click Add Video button on the main interface to load MKV video to be converted. It also support batch converting MKV videos to MP4.

load mkv

Step 2. Go to video formats up-down bar, from its main menu, navigate cursor to "HD Video" or "Common Video", select MP4, HD MP4 from its submenu as you like.

mp4 as output formats

Step 3. Adjust video parameters optionally. Go to "Video Profile" window by clicking Settings. Here you can do some change to video/audio codec, bit rate, frame rate, channels, according to your own needs.

h.264 settings

Step 4. Tap Browse to save the output MP4 video and click Convert to start converting MKV to MP4 with the VLC alterative. Wait for a while, click Open to locate the generated file.

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Best Apple TV 4K Video Converter http://iappsnow.com/2018/02/best-apple-tv-4k-video-converter/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=best-apple-tv-4k-video-converter http://iappsnow.com/2018/02/best-apple-tv-4k-video-converter/#comments Tue, 27 Feb 2018 03:22:41 +0000 http://iappsnow.com/?p=3521 Read More...

The Apple TV 4K is the streaming box we’ve been waiting for. It brings together the excellent interface from the 2015 model and the long-awaited ability to watch movies and TV shows in 4K and HDR. And perhaps most important, it seriously drives down the cost of digital 4K releases. It offers the most polished streaming experience today, the best remote on the market and excellent Siri voice options. For all this, it still not perfect.

With the development of the movie industry, people are increasingly pursuing visual enjoyment, from 2D to fulldome, from 480p to 4K. Compare with the 1080p, we prefer 4K in the daily life. Apple TV 4K could help us a lot in 4k visual enjoyment area. However, it is not perfect just like we talked above. In terms of 4K video source, it needs more third-party 4K/HDR support. It has more 4K apps, including YouTube, whose numerous 4K videos aren’t available on Apple TV 4K.

To play more 4K video with Apple TV 4K, you can play your Samsung Galaxy Note 8 4K footage, iPhone X 4K shooting, DJI Phantom 4K flight video and other 4K videos on Apple TV 4K, before that you should make sure the if the 4K video is supported by Apple TV 4K. And make sure everything’s alright, an Apple TV 4K video converter will be helpful.

Best Apple TV 4K Video Converter

Your 4K videos might be iPhone X 4K MOV shooting, DJI Phantom 4 Pro 4K MP4, 4K camera 4K XAVC S, online 4K MKV downloaded files. 4K videos might be HEVC/H.265 4K, H.264/AVC 4K and VP9 4K files. Not all these 4K files can be played on Apple TV for the video format and video codec. A professional Apple TV 4K video converter could solve all issues for you. A super one called Pavtube iMedia Converter for Mac, can convert any format 4K video to 4K MP4 for Apple TV 4K, and output 4K HEVC MP4 and 4K H.264 MP4. This converter could handle local 4k video, camera 4k video, online downloaded 4k video, smartphone 4k shootings in any format and codec for you. You don’t need to worry about what format and codec your 4k source are.

Best Apple TV 4K Video Converter Works As A Blu-ray/DVD Converter

The best Apple TV 4K video converter also works as a Blu-ray/DVD converter, that means it enables you to play BD/DVD movies on your Apple TV 4K 2017. It could help you copy the BD/DVD movie by pass BD/DVD copy protection and shift the main/all titles to .mp4 or .mov for your Apple TV 4K.

Moreover, more functions here are waiting for your exploration. You can adjust video parameters to make the output file more suitable for you iDevice. Or you can edit video by video trimming, video cropping, video merging, video rotating, adding water mark and effects to output video. Please have a trial, it will never let you down.

Guide of Using The Best Apple TV 4K Video Converter

Step 1: Dowload Apple TV 4K Video Converter

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Step 2: Import your video source

Run the Apple TV 4K Video Converter and then directly drag and drop your 4K or HD video source to the software. Apart from converting 4K video to Apple TV 4K, this program also can convert SD/HD video such as MKV, AVI, WMV, TS to Apple TV 4K. In addition, if you want to rip Blu-ray and DVD to Apple TV 4K, just insert the disc to optical drive and then load the disc.

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Step 2: Choose Apple TV 4K Supported Video

Click "Format" then switch to "Common Video". Here you can choose "H.264 High Profile Video(*mp4)" format as the output video. .mov is also available here, just follow your heart to select one.

Apple TV 5 video format

If you want to output 4K MP4 for ATV 5, you need to back to the main UI then click "Settings". In "Video Size" box, tap 3840×2160 into the box. Here you can adjust video parameter like codec, pix, bit rate, frame rate, channels, and more.

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Step 3: Start to convert video to Apple TV 4K

Hit the "Convert" button to start 4K video and other video source to Apple TV 4K conversion process. When the conversion is completed, you will be able to add converted movies to Plex Media Server, and then watch the video on Apple TV 4Kwith Plex with ease.

Apart from Plex, you also can stream converted Blu-ray, DVD and 4K video to Apple TV 4K via HDMI cable, iCloud in iTunes, or Air Playit.

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When is Super Bowl 2017? You can start planning your Super Bowl party.

The New England Patriots routed the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC Championship Game, and the Atlanta Falcons earlier trounced the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship Game.

The Patriots and Falcons will meet in the Super Bowl LI (or SB51 to the Roman-numeral-challenged). Here’s what you need to know:

What: Super Bowl LI (or, 51) When: Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017
Teams: AFC champion New England Patriots vs. NFC champion Atlanta Falcons Where: NRG Stadium, Houston
Time: Kickoff is 6:30 p.m. ET TV: Fox
Announcers: Joe Buck (play-by-play), Troy Aikman (analysis), Erin Andrews and Chris Myers (sideline reporters)

Some people would like to enjoy Super Bowl LI (or, 51) videos with mobiles, for example iPhone/iPad which are equipped with high resolution display to greatly improve users’ experience during watching videos, rather than use Mac/PC. But how to playback them? However, it is easily influenced by network situation and will cost a large amount of traffic if without WIFI, such as on the plane/train/bus to play movie online with iPhone/iPad. So, it is better to download 2017 Super Bowl 51from YouTube and convert to iPhone/iPad to save charges caused by mobile traffic and play movies fluently on the move.


How to Download and Convert 2017 Super Bowl 51 Videos to iPhone/iPad/Mac OS Sierra

Yes, you may be looking for a capable all-in-one video converter to solve the problems that Super Bowl LI (or, 51) videos cannot are not available to be downloaded directly and formats of downloaded videos are not incompatible with iPhone/iPad/Mac OS Sierra. Here, Pavtube iMedia Converter For Mac fits the bill. (Read review). It’s qualified to be the best 2017 Super Bowl 51 Converter for Mac OS Sierra, which is available to convert downloaded Super Bowl 51 video files to Any portable devices compatible MP4 format on Mac OS 10.12, 10.11, 10.10 ETC in couple of minutes with deliver crisp images and hi-fi audio quality in a few clicks. Learn >>How to downloaded torrent sites.

What’s more? Built-in more than 200 profile presets, this Super Bowl 51 Converter realizes SD/HD/4K videos to iPhone/iPad, Android devices conversion through Mac. It can also convert downloaded Super Bowl 51 videos to various video formats and mobile devices including the latest iPhone 6s/6s Plus and Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge.

Free Download Top Video Converter For Mac:

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Convert Downloaded Super Bowl 51 Videos For Playing At iPad/iPhone/Mac

After downloading the converter, install and run it. Note that this guide uses the screenshots of 2017 Super Bowl 51 Video Converter (Mac OS Sierra included) version.

Step 1: Add downloaded Super Bowl 51 Videos

Click Add button to add downloaded Super Bowl 51 Videos to the program. You can also directly drag the video files into the program. And you can add multiple files to save your time for this program supports batch conversion.


Step 2: Choose Output format.

The general format is “MOV-QuickTime(*.mov)” file under “Common Video” main category, it’s the most widely used format which will be supported by your all iOS devices and Mac OS Sierra, Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.7 Lion, 10.6 Snow Leopard, 10.5 Leopard etc.


Step 3: Adjust video specs or change aspect ratio (Optional)

If you have special requirements on target video, click “Settings” to customize video size, bitrate, frame rate and sample rate.

Step 4: Convert downloaded Super Bowl 51 Videos.

Click the “Convert” button to start converting Super Bowl 51 Videos to MOV format. Once completed, go to “Open” the generated MOV files for playback on your all portable devices. Now, you can get all the Super Bowl 51 Videos reviews and after movie conversion, you can get the best solutions for convertting Super Bowl 51 downloaded torrents for enjoying on mobiles anytime anywhere. Have a good time!


FOX will offer a live stream of Super Bowl 51 on FOX Sports GO. Fans will be able to stream Patriots-Falcons at FOXSportsGo.com using iOS, Android, Windows and Amazon tablets or through connected devices, including Apple TV, Roku, Android TV, Chromecast, Amazon Fire and XBOX One.

Users will not need to enter their pay TV credentials for Super Bowl 51 viewing. Read More:

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What Is AVCHD File?

AVCHD, stands for Advanced Video Coding High Definition, was introduced by Sony and Panasonic, and it’s a video file format which is the default format on many models of high definition video cameras and camcorders. Unfortunately, it is not a widely recognized video format, so users can experience problem when they try to play the recorded AVCHD video on their Mac computers, tablets or smartphones. Moreover, when you try to import and edit AVCHD file with iMovie, Final Cut Pro, you will still meet video format incompatibility issue, so this article will share the best AVCHD converter for Mac with you.

What Makes A Good AVCHD Video Converter?

I have to say that there are tons of AVCHD video converters in the market, however, their quality are uneven, so what makes a good AVCHD video converter? They should satisfy such conditions as following:

> Easy and safe to use

No software is good if the design is overly complicated. No adware, no spyware, no virus is also important.

> The ability to convert a great quantity of file formats

One of the obvious features of a good AVCHD converter is the ability to convert AVCHD video into your desired video format.

> Without too much quality loss after conversion

Retaining full quality post-conversion is imperative. Regardless of original video quality, you want to maintain that quality throughout the conversion.

> Versatile video editing functions

The ability to trim, crop, merge, split a video is imperative. Any good AVCHD video converters will give you, at the very least, some basic editing options.

> Good compatiblity with operating system

A good AVCHD converter should update periodically to make sure you can operate it smoothly on the latest Windows 10 and macOS High Sierra, or other operating system.

Professional AVCHD Video Converter – Key Features

After testing, we found that Pavtube Video Converter for Mac | Windows comes as such professional AVCHD video converter and will never let you down. You can use Pavtube Video Converter for Mac to handle AVCHD movie clips as follows:

  • Convert AVCHD to MP4, MOV, AVI, etc with high quality for playing AVCHD on Mac.
  • Convert AVCHD to iPhone X/8/7/7, iPad, and other Apple devices, as well as PSP, Android, Windows Phones/Pads, TVs, and more.
  • Convert AVCHD to Apple ProRes 422 (*.mov), Apple InterMediate Codec(AIC)(*.mov), H.265/H.264 MP4, QuickTime-MOV, for further editing on iMovie, Final Cut Pro, and other non-linear editing software.
  • Convert 4K AVCHD to Youtube, Viemo, Facebook, by adjust the video frame, video bitrate, video resolution for better video share.
  • Dress up your AVCHD video: add subtitle, add watermark, remove/replace audio, deinterlacing video, rotate video, adjust contrast/lightness, adjust acpect ratio, etc.
  • Support macOS High Sierra, macOS Sierra, Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, 10.9 Mavericks, 10.8 Mountain Lion, 10.7 Lion, etc. You don’t worry about the OS compatibility.

User Guide of the Best AVCHD Video Converter for Mac

To make it short, below we will go with Mac version to show to how to use the AVCHD converter, its Windows version has the same operating procedures.

Step 1. Input AVCHD Video to Software

Open up this program on your Mac computer, and click “Add video” icon on the left top to import source AVCHD video to the program. Alternatively, you can directly drag the video file into Pavtube Video Converter for Mac.

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Step 2. Choose output file format

Click the “Format” bar to select a proper output format according to your own needs. If you wish to transfer AVCHD footage on your portable devices, it is ideal for you to choose a mobile friendly format such as “HD Video” > “H.264 HD Video(*.mp4)” or "H.264 HD Video(*.mov)".

If you want to edit the AVCHD video in some NLE software, like: Sony Vegas Pro, you can choose "Adobe Premiere/Sony Ve…"> "MPEG-2 (*.mpg)." If you want to enjoy AVCHD video on TV, you can choose “TVs”, in addition, you can choose other portable devices, like: iPad, iPod, iPhone, etc.

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Profile Settings: 

For better video enjoyment, share, you need to change the video related parameters like: Video and Audio codec, video frame, video bitrate, video resolution, etc. You just need to click “Settings” button and enter “Profile Settings” window.

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Edit AVCHD videos:

Select an item to activate the “Edit” menu, on the “Video Editor” Window, you can play and preview the original video and output effects. Also you can flip video, trim video length, crop video black bars, add ecternal subtitles, add special effect, reset, and adjust volume, etc.

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Step 3. Start to convert AVCHD on Mac

Now you can click the “Convert” button to start the converting process. After the conversion, now you can freely play your AVCHD videos on iPhone, iPad, iPod, iTunes, MP4 player etc. or edit in iMovie, Final Cut Pro.

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