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The first outing in the Steve Jobs Theater on September 12, 2017 saw unveiling of flagship iPhone X, as well as two iPhone successors to the current models, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. The iPhone 8 models use Apple’s traditional home button and fingerprint authentication. iPhone X on the other hand is where Apple plans to take the smartphone, with no home button and a 5.8-inch display that takes up the full front side of the phone, except for a small area at the top with cameras and sensors.

Lots of cool new features and improvements are included and embedded in the three new models iPhone. If you watch movies often on the iPhone, you should not miss that audio and video formats supported of by iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus are extended.

  • Audio formats supported: AAC-LC, HE-AAC, HE-AAC v2, Protected AAC, MP3, Linear PCM, Apple Lossless, FLAC, Dolby Digital (AC-3), Dolby Digital Plus (E-AC-3), and Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+).
  • Video formats supported: HEVC, H.264, MPEG-4 Part 2, and Motion JPEGDolby Digital Plus (E-AC-3), and Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+).

Though there more audio and video formats supported by iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, we can still run into video and audio formats playback problem such as cannot transfer MP4, MKV, MTS, MXF, MOV, WMV, AVI, FLV, FLAC, MP3, CAF to play on iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus. This article introduces two ways to help you play all video and audio MP4,MKV,MTS,FLV,FLAC,MP3, Apple Lossless, AIFF, CAF, etc. smoothly on iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus.

  • Method 1:Transfer and play video and audio via the ultimate free VLC without conversion
  • Method 2: Convert unsupported video and audio to iPhone X, iPhone 8/Plus supported MP4 and MP3 or lossless format

Method one is free way and requires no conversion. But you need to download VLC to iPhone X, iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus. And your iPhone and your computer should on the same wireless network. If your network is not fast enough and your files are quite large, it will take time to transfer files to your iPhone. And large files will take much space of your phone.

Method two requires conversion of your files with the professional Total Video Converter. And only by conversion, you can transfer video or audio to iPhone so that you can play by the embedded video and audio app by Apple and you can edit them in iMovie, etc. Also by conversion, you can realize compress of video or audio files to save space of your iPhone. Method two need you pay 30 dollars for the registration code for the Total Video Converter program.

Method 1: Transfer and play video and audio via the ultimate free VLC without conversion

Prepare: Download VLC app on iPhone X, iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus

On the iPhone X, iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus, download VLC app. Install and open it.

Find the WiFi files share IP address

Open the VLC for iPhone app and click on the button in the top left hand corner of the app.

Add video audio file to iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus without iTunes

Here you will see a neat option to enable WiFi Uploads. Turn them on and take note of the IP address and port combination the app assigns you.

Add video audio file to iPhone 8 without iTunes

Open the share address and start drag files to transfer

Now open a web browser on one of your computers and type in the IP address that the app gave you in the step above.

Add video audio file to iPhone 8 Plus without iTunes

Then just take your media file and drop it onto the Window; the file will then be uploaded to your device automatically.

Add video audio file to iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus without conversion

That is really all there is to it. They couldn’t have made it any easier for us.

Add video audio file to iPhone X without conversion

Method 2: Convert unsupported video and audio to iPhone X, iPhone 8/Plus supported MP4 and MP3 or lossless format

Prepare: Download Total Video Converter

Download Total Video Converter (Windows version, Mac version ), and run it.

Step 1 Add files

Click “Add Video” button to add the unsupported audio or video files by iPhone X, iPhone 8, or iPhone 8 Plus. Or you can also drag and drop your files directly to the main interface of the converter.

How to Convert Video Audio to iPhone X supported MP4 MP3

Step 2 Set output format

Click the drop-down button on the right side of the “Profile” to set iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus compatible video “MPEG4 Video(*.mp4)” as output video format from “General Video” Category, or compatible audio “MP3 MPEG Layer-3(*.mp3)” as output audio format from “General Audio” Category

Step 3 Start convert

Click “Convert” button to start and finish conversion.

Step 4 Transfer the converted video or audio files to iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus

Then you can add the converted video ro audio files to iTunes, Airdrop or iCloud to transfer to iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus for playback or editting.

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