Play WMV Videos on iPad: Convert WMV to iPad

Play WMV Videos on iPad: Convert WMV to iPad

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By Elva | Mar 30,2018 17:45 pm

It would have been wonderful if Apple provided support to all the audio and video formats present out there. Alas! It does not. If you have a collection of videos in WMV format, then you have no opportunity to transfer them to your iPad. Before you do it, you have to convert WMV to iPad friendly format.It is the only way that you can transfer those files. This article tells you how to play WMV videos on iPad in 2 methods:

Part 1. Transfer and Convert WMV to iPad Friendly Format

Yes, there are multiple video converters available to convert WMV to iPad friendly format. However, many of them can only do the conversion, not being able to transfer the converted videos to iPad, which in result, you have to use extra software or iTunes to do the transfer while iTunes has many limitations. Taking everything into consideration, I’d like to recommend you iSkysoft iTransfer to convert and transfer WMV videos to iPad.

iSkysoft iTransfer – Transfer Any Videos to iPad You Like

iTransfer from iSkysoft is the right solution for all your transferring and converting needs. The software allows you to convert any video or audio file into iPad compatible format without losing the original quality. With iTransfer program, you can transfer files from your PC or Mac to any of the Apple or Android devices without the need of iTunes. Check out the main features of the program:

  • Automatically convert WMV videos to iPad friendly format while transferring the WMV videos.
  • Backup Videos and photos from iPad to Windows PC and Mac with simple clicks.
  • Transfer music from computer and iTunes library to iPad without iTunes, by which will not erase any data on iPad.
  • Share music, videos and photos between computer and iPad, iPhone, iPod easily and efficiently.

Guide to transfer and convert WMV to iPad in compatibile format via iSkysoft iTransfer

With the help of iTransfer from iSkysoft, converting and transferring a video file to iPad is no longer a tedious task. The following are the guidelines that will help any beginner to use the program with ease:

Step 1. Download and install iSkysoft iTransfer on your computer. It has versions for Mac and Windows PC. You need to choose the one that’s right for your computer. Launch iSkysoft iTransfer and use a USB cable to connect your iPad with your computer. When connected successfully, the software will display your iPad in the main window.

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Step 2. Click “Vidoes” at the top menus to see all videos on your iPad. Next, click the “Add” button on the top of the videos to browse your computer for the videos. Select the wanted videos to add them to iPad. After selecting the files, once you start transferring them to your iPad, iTransfer first recognizes the data, pops up a window stating that there are individual audio and video files that are incompatible with iPad, and requires conversion. With the help of the conversion feature embedded in the system, you can quickly convert the file to iPad compatible format.

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Step 3. As soon as the transformation process is complete, the program transfers the files to your iPad. You can then watch them anywhere you would like to and at any time. That's the whole process of how to transfer and convert WMV videos to iPad. Let's try yourself!

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Part 2. Use WMV Supported Video Player Apps for iPad to Play WMV on iPad

Apart from converting and transferring WMV formatted videos to iPad, users also have the option to stream WMV videos on their iPad using other ways, like email or Dropbox. After then, open them via a video player app for iPad. Here are the top 10 video player apps for iPad which can support WMV video format.

1. GoodPlayer

It supports multiple video formats, including WMV so that you can watch your favorite videos without conversion.

Ratings: Current Version – 2 star; All versions – 3 star

Supported video formats: AVI, Xvid, DAT,VOB,FLV,WMV ,MKV,MP4,RM,RMVB,HTTP,HTTPS,FTP,RTSP,MMS,SFTP,SMB,MMSH,MMST,RTP,UPnP and UDP

Compatibility: Requires iOS 7 or later and fully compatible with all the models of iPad


2. Movie Player

With the help of movie player, you can easily play all your favorite videos and audio files without converting them to iPad compatible format. The application supports all the file formats with increasing addition of supported formats from time-to-time.

Ratings: Current version – 3.5 star; All versions – 3.5 star

Supported formats: divx, avi, flv, mov, wmv, mpg, mpeg, mpeg1, mpeg2, mpeg4, mp4, m4v , mpv, vob, ts, ogv, ogm, mkv, dv, asf, 3gp, m2p, m2ts, m2v, gxf

Compatibility: Compatible with iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch with iOS7 or later


3. AcePlayer

It allows you to play any file format on your iPad, including streaming videos and photos. All you have to do is copy your media files to the iPad.

Ratings: All versions – 3.5 star

Supported file format: WMV, AVI, MKV, RMVB, RM, XVID, MP4, 3GP, MPG, MP3, WMA, RM, ACC, OGG, APE, FLAC,FLV, HTTP, FTP, MMS, RTSP, SMB, RTP streaming

Compatibility: Compatible with iPad, iPod Touch, and iPhone, and requires iOS 7.1 and later


4. GPlayer

Now play any media file on your iPad with Gplayer.

Ratings: All versions – 4.5 star

Supported formats: AVI(without packet-b frame), WMV, RMVB, ASF, H264, MKV, TS, M2TS, MP3, WMA, WAV, OGG, FLAC, SMI, ASS, SUB, SRT, TXT

Compatibility: Supports iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch with iOS 6 or later


5. AVPlayer

Watch all your favorite videos and listen to your music collection without converting on your iPad with AVPlayer.

Ratings: All versions – 4.5 star

Supported formats: Dolby Digital (AC3), Dolby Digital Plus (EAC3), Support High quality video clips ( 720P, 1080P), MP4,MOV,M4V, XVID,AVI,WMV,RMVB,ASF,H264,MKV… most of all movie file formats, SMI, SRT, TXT, SubStationAlpha Subtitles

Compatibility: Supports iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch with iOS 6 or later


6. It’s Playing Pro

Forget conversion and see all your videos on iPad without conversion using “It’s Playing Pro.”

Rating: All versions – 4 star

Supported file formats: Licensed Dolby Digital and Dolby Digital Plus (Enhanced Ahttp://www.itsplayingapp.com/#appstore5enC-3); High performance playback, up to 1080p; Direct subtitle search and download; TV-Out and Air Play; Easy gestures, including pintch-to-zoom; MP4, MOV, MKV, AVI, WMV, VOB, RMVB, MP3, M4A, WMA, OGG, FLAC

Compatibility: Supports iPad, iPod Touch, and iPhone with iOS 8 or later


7. SpeedUp TV

It is a full-featured video player with all the features that a movie lover would like in an app. You can even control the frame rate!

Ratings: Current version – 4 star; All versions – 4.5 Star

Supported file formats: divx, avi, flv, mov, wmv, mpg, mpeg, mpeg1, mpeg2, mpeg4, mp4, m4v , mpv, vob, ts, ogv, ogm, mkv, dv, asf, 3gp, m2p, m2ts, m2v, gxf

Compatibility: Supports iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch with iOS7 or later


8. Buzz Player HD

See all your favorite HD videos in any format using Buzz Player HD on your iPad.

Ratings: All versions – 4 star

Supported file formats: 3GP, AVI, ASF, MKV (Matroska), MOV (QuickTime), MP4, NUT, Ogg, OGM, RealMedia, Bink, WMV, XVID, DIVX, Cinepak, DV, H.263, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, HuffYUV, Indeo, MJPEG, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4 Part 2, RealVideo, Sorenson, Theora, WMV, Bink, AAC, ALAC, AMR, DTS, FLAC, Intel Music Coder, Monkey's Audio, MP3, Musepack, RealAudio, Shorten, Speex, Vorbis, WMA, Bink

Compatibility: Compatible with iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch with iOS 6 or later


9. OPlayer

Play all your media files comfortably using OPlayer on your iPad.

Ratings: All versions – 4 star

Supported formats: XVID AVI, WMV, RMVB, ASF, H264, MKV, TS, M2TS, MP3, WMA, WAV, OGG, FLAC, SMI, ASS, SUB, SRT, TXT

Compatibility: Supports iPad, iPod Touch, and iPhone with iOS 6 or later


10. nPlayer

Play all the media files on your iPad with nPlayer.

Ratings: All versions – 3.5 Star

Supported formats: MP4, MOV, MKV, AVI, WMV, ASF, FLV, OGV, RMVB, TP, MP3, WAV, WMA, FLAC, APE, SMI, SRT, SSA, IDX, SUB, LRC, SUP, MLP2, JPG, PNG, BMP, GIF, TIFF, CUE, M3U, PLS

Compatibility: Supports iPad, iPod Touch, and iPhone with iOS 7 or later


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