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Recode MP4 files won't transfer to iPad.

I'm using Platinum 2015 and discovered Nero Recode MP4 video files created using the global settings for iPad Air do not transfer to iPad within iTunes. iTunes reports the file as incompatible with iPad. I've tried using multiple custom formats but can't get anything to transfer. I'm stuck using some 3rd party software on my iPad to play files now. I didn't have this problem with prior versions of Recode. Does anyone know the settings within Recode to create MP4 video files that are compatible with iPad Air 2? Thanks
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  • Why Can't Transfer MP4 to iPad?

    We all know that MP4 is a container which is used to store video and audio, but can also be used to store other data such as subtitles and still images. So this format contains various kinds of audio and video codecs. However, iPad has strict limitation on the input MP4 file: only compatible with H.264, MPEG-4 or Motion JPEG video with the following specification:

    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 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, 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

    I know a step by step guide on how to play all kinds of MP4 on iPad Air / iPad mini / iPad 4 / iPad 3 / iPad 2 / iPad at: http://www.faasoft.com/articles/play-...

    Hope it will help you more or less.
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  • For what I paid for Nero software it should do it flawlessly. I basically wrote off using Nero and have gone to Handbrake and use a 3rd party software to put the file onto the iPad outside of iTunes. iPad Video app can actually play most any .MP4 it gets, it's just that iTunes is very strict about which it will allow you to transfer. So I create the file in Handbrake, transfer to iTunes, edit the information, cover art etc in there, then use the 3rd party software to transfer the file to iPad. This has worked for me. The other issue I've had with Nero Recode is lipsync, hence why I'm not using it for any encoding anymore. I know the lipsync issue has been much covered in this forum so I won't go into that here.
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  • Hi.
    Try to convert the MP4 files to iPad. As the MP4 format contains several types of audio and video files and are not compatible with iPad. iPad is having limited compatibility it only supports H.264/MPEG-4.
    So it easy to go for a conversion of the MP4 files to iPad by using iPad mini converter which easily converts different types of files format without any technical support.
    For more information visit: http://www.video-converters.org/ipadm...
    Have a try!!
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