The first outing in the Steve Jobs Theater on 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. The direct iPhone X successor: iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max, and iPhone Xr have the same design as the iPhone X with an edge-to-edge OLED display, greatly reduced bezels, and a “notch” that houses the front-facing TrueDepth Camera system.
Lots of cool new features and improvements are included and embedded in the new models iPhone. If you watch movies often on the iPhone, you should not miss that audio and video formats supported of by iPhone Xs, Xs Max, Xr, 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 Xs, iPhone Xs Max, iPhone Xr, 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 Xs, iPhone Xs Max, iPhone Xr, 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 Xs/Xr/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 Xs, iPhone Xs Max, iPhone Xr, 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 Xs, iPhone Xs Max, iPhone Xr, iPhone X, iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus
On the iPhone Xs/Xr/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.
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.
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.
Then just take your media file and drop it onto the Window; the file will then be uploaded to your device automatically.
That is really all there is to it. They couldn’t have made it any easier for us.
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
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.
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 Xs, iPhone Xs Max, iPhone Xr, 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 Xs, iPhone Xs Max, iPhone Xr, iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus for playback or editting.