Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Tips for Playing DJI Phantom 4 4K files on iPad

The DJI Phantom 4 gives you the ability to capture DCI-spec 4K (4096 x 2160) at 24 or 25 fps and UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) videos in MP4 / MOV ( MPEG–4 AVC / H.264) format at up to 30 fps. However, if you want directly watch DJI Phantom 4 4K videos on your iPad, sorry to tell you that you cannot. In order to play DJI Phantom 4 4K videos on iPad, you’d better downscale 4K videos to iPad supported 1080P or 720P. 

Why you need to downscale DJI Phantom 4 4K videos to 1080P or 720P to play on iPad?

1. DJI Phantom 4 4K videos have high requirement on resolution for iPad series, including iPad Mini (4,3,2,1)iPad Air (3, 2,1)iPad Pro only can support videos up to 1080p. The 4K videos from the DJI Phantom 4 isn't compatible with the iPad series.

2. DJI Phantom 4 4K videos has a very large size that will occupied a lot of space. It would take much time to convert a 4K video from DJI Phantom 4 to be played smoothly iPad.

3. Play high resolution will shorten battery life.

How to convert DJI Phantom 4 4K files to 1080p

You need a professional video converter to help you. iFastime Video Converter Ultimate for Mac is the powerful and user friendly one which has an amazing and wide collection of features.
the best choice for you. It can help you:

1. Convert DJI Phantom 4 4K files to iPad supported formats. Specialized video formats for iPad series is provided.

2. Convert/Compress/Downscale any video in 3840 x 2160 or 4096 x 2160 4k resolution.

3. Convert DJI Phantom 4 4K videos to AVI, MKV, WMV, MOV and other formats.

4. Convert DJI Phantom 4 4K videos for other portable devices like Android, iPhone, TVs, PS4, etc.

5. Trim, crop and retouch your DJI Phantom 4 4K videos in clicks with the help of the built-in video editor

6. Transcode DJI Phantom 4 4K videos into popular video editing software like Premiere, Avid MC, Final Cut Pro

7. Available for free trail download to determine whether it is worth your money and requirements.

8. Very fast conversion speed with high output quality.

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Basic steps to convert DJI Phantom 4 4K videos to Playback on iPad are as follow.

Step 1. Import 4K files 

Install and launch the 4K file converter. Then you can add the DJI Phantom 4 4K videos to the program by clicking “File > Add Video/Audio” button or just directly drag and drop. 

Step 2. Select output format 

Click the "Format" drop down list to select iPad friendly format. you can directly choose “iPad” catalog, you’ll find several formats designed for iPad series, select one of them according to your iPad version. “H.264 HD Video(*mp4)” format from "HD Video" is also what you can choose. 

Step 3. Adjust the video, audio settings 

If you don't want to occupied a lot of space of your iPad, you can downsize your 4K to 1080p or 720P if you need. 

Step 4. Start the conversion 

Finally, click “ Start Conversion” start the DJI Phantom 4 4K to iPad conversion. When the conversion ends, you can tap the Open button to locate the converted files and then simply transfer the converted 4K video to iPad.

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