How to Play Any Video & Audio Format on iPhone & iPad?

Do you like to take your favorite music and movie from your computer, put them on your iPhone or iPad, so you can take them with you anywhere you like? Videos not playing on iPhone? Apple’s devices don’t support most video or audio formats, such as wmv, mkv, 3gp, ogg, xVid/DivX, wma, just to name a few. In this article, we will share with you two simple ways to play any videos and audios on your iPhone and iPad. You can use a media converter software or app to convert the audio or video from a not supported format to a iPhone/iPad accepted format. Other than converting video files to play on your iPhone iPad, you can also download a third-party video or music player app to play those media files that are not natively supported on iDevices. If you can’t play videos on iPhone iPad, check out workarounds below.

Method 1. Convert videos & audios to iPhone & iPad

There are many media editors can help you transcode a video or audio from one format to another. Video Converter Ultimate is highly recommended for converting a wide range of video and audio formats. It has optimized video profile for iPhone iPad. You can convert virtually any video to iPhone or iPad in easy steps. Check out this tutorial to convert videos to iPhone for more details.

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Method 2. Download a media player

It’s time-consuming to convert videos that aren’t in exactly the right format supported on iOS device, the process could take hours depending on the size of the video. The good news is that you don’t have to. Other than using Apple’s default video player, you can download and use third party video players or music players. Third-party apps are more capable of playing various video and audio formats. VLC media player or VLC for mobile is an excellent example. It can play all your movies, shows and music in most formats directly without conversion. And best of all, it is completely free and open source.