Many videos downloaded from online video sites such as YouTube, Google Video, Yahoo Video, MySpace, etc. are in the format of Flash Video (.FLV). If you want to play them on your iPad to watch the videos on the go, you can be frustrated since iPad only supports MP4, H.264 video or MP3 audio.
In order to play FLV video on iPad, you need to convert FLV to iPad compatible video formats and then play the converted media files on your iPad with ease. To accomplish your task, you need a video converter. Video Converter Ultimate is such a tool to help you easily and fast convert FLV videos to iPad friendly MP4 with high video quality. Besides, it also supports converting video and audio like AVI, WMV, MKV, MPEG, MOV, M2TS, MTS, TS, HD FLV, MKA, FLAC, WMA, OGG, etc. to iPad compatible formats with smart editing functions. If you are a Mac user, please refer to Video Converter for Mac.
After downloading the iPad video converter, install and launch it. Then follow the below quick start guide to convert your FLV videos for playback on iPad on the go.
You can either click the "File" button to import FLV videos on your hard drive to the software or simply drag and drop files to the source pane. As you can see, loaded files can be previewed on the right viewing window. You can take snapshots of the videos while viewing.
Click the "Profile" drop-down button to choose "iPad Video MPEG-4 (*.mp4)" as output formats. If you like, you can click "Advanced" to customize output video audio parameters like bit rate, frame rate, etc. And choose a destination folder for the output files by clicking the "Browse" button.
When all is down, click "Convert" to convert FLV files to iPad MP4. When the conversion finishes, you can connect your iPad to computer, import the converted FLV files to iTunes and sync your video to iPad. Now, just feel free to enjoy FLV videos on iPad!
Here is the video tutorial on how to convert FLV for playback on iPad: