HD to iPad
ann.onomess at gmail.com
Fri Jul 27 12:59:07 EDT 2012
Thanks for the various responses.
After hunting around I stumbled on a very good solution through an
Turns out the iPad3 CAN play HD files from get_iplayer, but smarta**
iTunes decides it can't.
So instead I use GoodReader, an excellent PDF reader which, it turns
out, does a load of other things. I can drag the files across to
GoodReader in iTunes (or use any of several other methods) and to my
surprise even the HD files play beautifully.
The weirdness of iTunes!
----- Original message -----
From: Ann <ann.onomess at gmail.com>
To: get_iplayer at lists.infradead.org
Subject: HD to iPad
Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2012 20:28:46 +0100
Does anyone know how to get HD content from get_iplayer into a format
which an iPad3 will accept? Currently HD downloads are accepted by
iTunes (and playable with VLC etc) but then rejected on sync to the
device, as being unplayable.
I saw that one person (https://discussions.apple.com/thread/2010636) had
been exploring this in 2009 but I can't find a solution posted anywhere.
My temporary workaround is to reencode the file with Handbrake, but
this is wasteful and slow (and discards the nice MP4 tags which
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