Easily convert all key formats to iPhone, including AVI to iPhone, WMV to iPhone, MPEG to iPhone, VOB to iPhone 5, 4S, 4, 3G, 3Gs, 2G models.
How to convert AVI, WMV, MOV, FLV, RM, MPEG, DivX, VOB to iPhone? (Mac, Windows)
Create some interesting family video clips, Download lots of favourite movies online, and need to enjoy them on the nice LCD screen anywhere you like? This guide describes the best way for converting videos from AVI, RM, MPG, MOV, FLV, MKV, MTS, WMV, DivX, Xvid, MPEG, DVD, VOB to iPhone 5/4S/4/3Gs/3G/2G compatible formats.
Also read: How to copy DVD to iPhone?
What software you need
1. iPhone Converter Suite (free download): Includes both tools mentioned below.
iPhone Video Converter: Be able to load various video files into iPhone. It is a WMV to iPhone, AVI to iPhone, MPEG to iPhone converter, MOV to iPhone, ASF to iPhone, RM to iPhone, RMVB to iPhone, DVR-MS to iPhone, FLV to iPhone, VOB to iPhone video converter, etc. Supports convert video to iPad, iPod and Apple TV as well.
DVD to iPhone Converter: From the program's name, you can learn it is dedicated to loading DVD movies into your iPhone.
2. iPhone software: iTunes (free) or Quicktime Player (free).
What formats iPhone can play
1. iPhone Video formats supported: H.264 up to 1080p, 30 frames per second, AAC-LC audio up to 48kHz, 160Kbps, stereo audio in .mp4, .m4v and .mov file. MPEG-4 video up to 2.5Mbps, 640x480, 30fps, simple profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160Kbps per channel, 48kHz in m4v, mov and mp4 file formats.
Notice: 960-by-640-pixel is the native resolution of the iPhone screen and this is the best video size to encode your videos to. 1136-by-640-pixel is the iPhone 5's native resolution. The iPhone also accepts 1920x1280 pixel resolution video without the need to convert it but it will have to down-convert it to get it to fit on the screen. That’s just a waste of processing power. Much better to encode the video to the right resolution to start with and save as much battery power as you can.
2. iPhone audio formats supported: MP3, MP3 VBR, AAc, Audible, Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV from 20Hz to 20,000Hz.
Steps for converting video to iPhone
Install the iPhone Converter software and start it up. Click on the 'Open file' to load into the movies/TV shows/video files you wish to convert. The program support almost all video formats as resources.
Supported Input Formats:
AVI: XviD, DivX, AVS;
HD videos: AVCHD, M2TS, MTS, TOD, MOD, TS, HD AVI, HD MP4, HD WMV, etc.
MPEG video: MPG, M1v, M2p, M2v, Vob;
Windows Media video: Asf, Wmv, Asx, Wax,
Quicktime Video: MOV;
RealMedia: Rm, Rmvb;
Others: Flash FLV, SWF, 3GP, 3G2, Digital Video Recorder, DVR-MS, etc.
Direct hit 'Convert' icon to begin to converting using the following default value.
Defalut profile for iPhone:
Profile: iPhone (960x640) MPEG-4 Movie (.mp4);
Output Folder: C:\ConverterOutput\;
Video Encoder: MPEG-4;
Video Bitrate: 1000kbps;
Frame Rate: 29.97 fps;
Video Size: 960x640 pixels;
Disable Video: No;
Audio Encoder: AAC (Advanced Audio Codec)'
Audio Bitrate: 56Kbps;
Sample Rate: 48000Hz;
Disable Audio: No;
Certainly, you can also adjust video codecs (such as H.264), profiles (for iPod video, MP3) or check more parameters before converting.
Choose different target formats from 'Profile' entry: The iPhone software supports copying DVD to iPhone/iPod and ripping DVD audio to MP3.
Customize your profile: Let's take iPhone for example. Adjust various parameters from 'Audio/Video Output Settings' Window. Here, you can change video encoder to 'H.264'.
When the converting process is completed, you’ll find the converted video file in your C:\ConvertOutput\ folder. Load the result video file into iTunes or QuickTime just to make sure it works correctly. If it works here, it should work on the iPhone.
Now all you need to do is that Sync up your videos to iPhone using iTunes, and you should be able to watch your movies on the go with the nice 3.5-inch wide screen.
The steps for converting MPEG to iPhone, WMV to iPhone, RM to iPhone, AVI to iPhone, MOV to iPhone, ASF to iPhone, RMVB to iPhone, VOB to iPhone DVR-MS to iPhone, FLV to iPhone video is just so easy!