After upgrading their iPad, iPad 4, iPad 3, iPad 2, iPad mini or iPod touch to iOS 8 or iOS 7, some people found they cannot add MP4 to iTunes thus cannot transfer to iPad; other people found MP4 format files can be imported to iTunes and transfer to iPad, but when playback on iOS 7 iPad, iPad 4, iPad 3, iPad 2, iPad mini or iPod touch, audio and video out of sync issue occures (some people can only hear audio is played, but there is no video or image or picuture; some people can see the video, but no sound or audio is played.
In order to successfully play MP4 files on iOS 8/7 iPad 4, iPad 3, iPad 2, iPad mini, MP4 files shall meet the following requirements:
- H.264 video up to 720p, 30 frames per second, Main Profile level 3.1 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio;
- 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, 48kHz, stereo audio.
Your iOS 8/7 iPad will not recognize the MP4 files if they don’t match the above requirements. This article will guide you to convert MP4 to iOS 7 iPad supported SD/HD video to play MP4 on iPad iOS 7. This article applies to play MP4, MKV, MOV, M4V, AVI, WMV, AVCHD MTS, FLV, WebM etc on iOS 8/7 iPad 4, iPad 3, iPad 2, iPod touch, iPhone, Apple TV iOS 8/7.