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How to Play 4K UHD on iPad Pro 9.7/10.5/12.9-inch Retina Display

The giant Apple announced 2018 new iPad Pro with 9.7 inches, A10 chip with 64-bit desktop class architecture. Up to 12 million pixels, iPad Pro gets a spot in the best 2017 tablets to play HD, especially Ultra-HD videos.
But when users want to watch 4K video on iPad Pro's 12.9-inch/10.5-inch Retina display... things are not satisfying all the time. iPad Pro can not play 4K UHD videos of any formats, say, MKV, FLV, MTS, AVCHD, WMV, etc, not to mention the large file size of ultra-high definition videos that can easily eats iPad Pro's storage. iPad Pro 4K video converter is badly needed to help convert UHD video to iPad Pro.

How to Play 4K Ultra-HD Videos on iPad Pro without Format Issue

MacX Video Converter Pro is especially designed for 2017 iPad Pro, with which you can use iPad Pro to watch 2160P videos with no video formats limits. It makes it easy to play 4K videos on iPad Pro, iPad Air 2/mini 4 etc by converting 4K video to iPad Pro with video audio format, parameter settings all matched in 5× faster speed and zero quality loss. It helps iPad Pro to open 4K UHD video in MP4 MOV M4V format by converting from WMV, MKV, TS, MTS, AVCHD, FLV, 3GP, DV, etc. Besides, it also allows you to compress large HD/UHD video to iPad Pro to 90% smaller size.
This iPad Pro video converter also helps users to enjoy Ultra HD video with iPad Pro from online sites. It will free download 4K UHD 2160P, HD 1080P/720P videos from 300+ sites and convert to iPad Pro, so that users can play YouTube 4K videos on iPad Pro etc as they like.

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Tips: before you view 4K UHD on iPad Pro, check whether the video is in line with the iPad Pro compatible video format. Otherwise, convert it. By the way, as the 4K Ultra-HD video file size are enormous, you can compress 4K UHD video of MP4, AVI, MOV, etc. to smaller size for iPad Pro to save space.

iPad Pro supported 4K UHD video 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 per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats;
H.264 video, 60 frames per second, High Profile level 4.2 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.

Worth noting that though you import 4K UHD video to iPad Pro in iPad Pro supported formats like MP4, AVI, you will find the iPad Pro can't play the 4K videos. This is because of different video codec, convert it, that's all.

How to Convert 4K for Smooth 4K Playback on 2017 New iPad Pro

Convert 4K to iPad Pro

Step 1: Free download the 4K UHD video converter for iPad Pro (Mac version, El Capitan supported) and run it. PC users just get the Windows vresion. Click "Add Files" button to load the video file.

Step 2: Choose an output profile. MP4 video format is OK, or you can head to Output Profile > Apple Device, and select iPad Pro.

Step 3: Click the "Browse" button to select a destination folder to save the converted 4K UHD video.

Step 4: Click "Run" button and start the 4K to iPad Pro conversion process. If you wanna compress 4K video file for iPad Pro in smaller size, adjust the video resolution, bit rate, frame rate, etc.

How to Download 4K UHD Video to iPad Pro for Playback Offline

Download YouTube 4K UHD to iPad Pro

Wanna view 4k online videos on iPad Pro? In fact, 4K has made its way to video sharing site, Like YouTube, Vimeo, Dailymotion, good places to turn for 4K UHD video playback using iPad Pro. MacX Video Converter Pro, the 4K UHD video converter for iPad Pro recommended above can enrich your iPad Pro video resources in 4096 x 2160, thanks to its ability to download 4K Ultra HD videos movies from YouTube, Vimeo, Facebook, Dailymotion, Metacafe, and other 300+ sites in a few seconds with original quality kept.

To download 4K UHD video to iPad Pro, you only need to copy and paste the video RUL. But make sure the video format is accepted before you import and play 4K UHD YouTube video on iPad Pro.

Author: Bertha Miller | Updated on Dec 4, 2018

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