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MacX iPad Video Converter User Guide and FAQ

MacX iPad Video Converter is a full-featured iPad video converter for Mac which is capable of converting variety of HD videos and SD videos for playback on Mac and iPad. It owns full compatibility with most popular video formats MKV, M2TS, AVCHD, MOV, MPEG, FLV, MP4, H.264, AVI, WMV, WTV, Google TV, Webm and convert them to iPad, Apple TV, MP4, MOV, M4V, MP3, etc. Moreover, MacX iPad Video Converter provides users flexible options to edit video to make it personalized and create stunning slideshow from your photo library for sharing on iPad, Apple TV and other mobile devices.

How to Use MacX iPad Video Converter

How to Convert Any Video to iPad/iPad Mini, Apple TV, MP4, MOV, MP3, etc with MacX iPad Video Converter

How to convert video files using MacX iPad Video Converter? The following will show you a step-by-step guide to convert MKV, AVCHD, MTS, M2TS, FLV, AVI, WMV, etc to iPad compatible format. First, download and install MacX iPad Video Converter.

Step 1: Load Video File(s). Run MacX iPad Video Converter and import source video by clicking "Add videos" button. You can add more than one video files at one time.

Step 2: Choose Output Video/Audio format. Click the file in the preview window and select the output video or audio format from the drop-down list. Here we take converting video to iPad Mini for instance. Go Apple Device -> to iPad Video -> iPad Mini (MPEG4) or iPad Mini(H.264). Then click "Done" button.

Step 3: Select Output Folder. Click the "Browse" button to choose the path where you want to save the output file in.


1. To improve the output video quality, you can select "High Quality Engine". If your original video is interleaving video, select "Deinterlacing" and the Advanced De-interlace Accelerator can convert it to progressive scanning video with much clearer image.

2. You can also set the CPU core use to enhance the conversion speed. When you encounter problem during the conversion, select safe mode to have a try.

3. Choose "Safe Mode" to smooth the conversion process. But the video conversion under Safe Mode takes a little more time than normal mode.

Step 4: Start Conversion. With the above steps done, please click the "RUN" button to start conversion, you could view the conversion progress and are able to cancel the converting process at anytime.


Crop the Video Size

Select "Edit" tab of the video need to convert, click "Enable Crop" button and adjust your video's aspect ratio to Full Screen, 16:9, 4:3, 1:1 to better fit your iPad screen. Or you can remove black bars and cut off unwanted part by dragging the resizable handle and frame. Once you finish your setting, press "Done" to confirm.


Add Subtitle to Video

Select "Edit" tab of the video need to convert, click "Enable subtitle" button to add built-in subtitle tracks to the video or you can load an external subtitle file (.ssa, .ass, .srt) to the video. If you don't have a subtitle file yet, go to to search and download one for free.


Trim/Clip Video Segment

Select "Edit" button, the submenu Trim window allows you to adjust the duration of the video segment by dragging the left or right bar under the video preview windows or modify the "Start Time" and "End time" with values directly.


Add Watermark to the Video

Under "Watermark" tab, tick the option of "Enable Watermark" to import an image watermark or create a text watermark to personalize your video. Also adjust the transparency, vertical and horizontal position of your watermark.


Merge Video Files

To merge two or more files, select the videos you want to merge, choose the status Merge All ''On'' for merge and click ''Run'' in the main interface.


Make Photo Slideshow with Music for Sharing on iPad Apple TV

MacX iPad Video Converter enables you to convert a series of pictures into a stunning video as MP4, MOV, M4V file, etc. The following will show you a step-by-step guide to complete task of making photo slideshow.

Step 1: Import the pictures folder. Firstly, you should put all the pictures you want in a folder in desired order. Then click "add photos" button and select the entire folder for making the slideshow.

(There are multiple options given in the program, such as, you can rename the output file name as well, add or delete images, set the order of appearance according to photo location, creation date or file name.)

Step 2: Adding background music. Click "Add Music" button to add the audio tracks from the list to the video as background music.

Step 3: Choose output format. Choose the output format in the drop-down list and click the "Done" button. Use the "Browse" button to specify destination folder for saving output files, then click "RUN" to start conversion.


Other Useful Features to Adjust Parameter Setting, Edit File Name, Extract Picture

1. Button 1 "Rename" lets you edit the file name as you want.

2. Button 2 enables you to adjust frame rate, resolution, bite rate, audio channel, etc according to your advanced need.

3. Button 3 permits you to take picture appearing in the movie and store as PNG.