How To Convert Video Files For Android, iPhone or iPad Playback
- November 4, 2011
- Posted by: Craig Chamberlin
- Category: Uncategorized
Just about everyone under the sun has a smartphone these days, but many don’t know how to tap into their full potential. Many individuals have loads of video files on their computer they would like to carry with them on the go. That is where this freeware software package comes in. Handbrake is a simple to use conversion utility for converting video files from one format to another, greatly reducing the file size along the way.
In this video, we show you how to convert a normal video file on your computer to a mobile platform such as the iPad, iPhone or any other Android compatible device. The first step is to find out what resolution is available on your phone and write it down. Then the rest is extremely simple.
Converting Video Files to an Android, iPhone or iPad used to be a tedious task that required many steps, but thankfully Handbrake has eliminated most of those headaches for us. It even allows users to set up multiple videos in a queue and walk away from it.
This tutorial assumes you know how to transfer the video files to your phone once they have converted. For android devices, this typically means setting up your USB configuration as a USB mass storage device and then dropping it onto your phone much like you would a flash drive. For Apple products, you will need to use the iTunes software to transfer your video file.