Updated: 13 March 2017

Convert WMV to MP4 on Mac or PC for iPad Playback (Free Way!)

You can convert WMV to MP4 on Mac / PC for iPad in a simple & free way. This article will demonstrate the shockingly useful software that will convert WMV to play on iPad or iPhone. 

Josh Brown

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It seems like there are tons of people looking for a way to convert WMV to MP4 on Mac/Windows for iPad or iPhone Playback. But the thing is, that by default iOS devices can't play your WMV (aka Windows Media Video), so you have to adapt it to the compatible file format first. This post will demonstrate a quick way to convert WMV to MP4 on Mac without iTunes. 

I bet you’re probably dying to play your super-high-quality movies on the new iPad, right?

If you were already looking all over the internet, you probably stumbled upon people always suggesting ‘handbrake’ or ‘macxdvd’ to convert your WMVs to MP4, of course if you know the correct format and codec settings. After that you can sync the outcome from those apps into your iTunes and then put them onto your lovely iPad – this really does solve it…but it just sounds too much of a hassle.

What if all you had to do is pick your favourite WMV file and drop it into your device for natural playback on the iPads native video app? For us… movie-philes and audio-philes, this is like a dream come true solution! 

Therefore, the tool I’m going to introduce below will do exactly that. It’s the perfect free way to convert WMV to MP4 on Mac / PC for iPad native playback except that it’s even easier than that! There’s no extra step for converting that you may see all over the internet.

How to Convert WMV to MP4 for iPad [Video Tutorial]

To make it more visual we came up with a three-step video guide. So go ahead and watch it (it's about MKV videos, but the process is absolutely the same) : 

Introducing the EASY solution to convert WMV for iPad:

Step 1. Download WALTR for FREE from here & install the app.

This is a free download, so you have no chains to worry about.

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Just in case you’re still wondering what’s WALTR – it’s a MacOS & Windows application that was introduced not long ago with a revolutionary technology allowing users to convert WMV to MP4 on Mac and Windows without having to worry about any conversion files or syncing process with iTunes. It's a smart tool that will come in handy to every fan of Apple tech, since it works for every iPod (even Classic series), iPad or iPhone. 

The essential features that WALTR has:

  • Copy ANY video or audio to iPad, iPhone, iPod i.e. formats in .FLAC; .AVI; .MOV; .MKV; .APE; M4R; & more.
  • Push eBooks (PDFs & ePubs) into WALTR to get them in iBooks.app.
  • Support of Wireless Networks (experimental) 
  • All media is synced directly to device without a need to launch iTunes.
  • Playback from iOS native Videos app.

Step 2. Open your Applications folder and launch WALTR.

It will ask you to connect your device. Go ahead and plug in your iPad via USB.

The next step will be something that is too pleasing…a smooth+simple method. For example, what if all you had to do is pick your favourite WMV file and drop it into your device for natural playback on the iPads native video app?

 WALTR does exactly that. It’s the perfect free way to convert WMV to MP4 on Mac / PC for iPad native playback except that it’s even easier than that! There’s no extra step for converting that you see all over the internet.

Step 3. Locate your WMV and drop it into WALTR’s drop-zone.

After you drag and drop the desired WMV movie file into WALTR, the transferring process will begin and a notification will pop-up once the process has successfully finished. 

You won’t have to choose any conversion settings nor will you have to worry about syncing your iPad with iTunes for the WMV movie file to show up on your device.

how to convert WMV to MP4 in three steps

…and you’re DONE!

Simply open your iOS native Videos app and your WMV should be there.

WALTR 2 also fills in all the meta data info like episode description, genre and even grabs the artwork from the Internet. 

If you’re amazed with this new and FREE way to convert WMV to MP4 for iPad on Mac or PC for iPad natural playback, please share it with your friends. Trust me… you will gain tons of good karma :)

In Conclusion

Apple made it so you can’t naturally play your WMVs (or any other file types like MKV or AVI) on any iPad or iPhone device. It’s simply one more of the highly-demanded formats that Apple does not support. We put an end to this and broke through the barrier between MKV, AVI,FLAC & your iPad, iPhone and iPod. Movies in 720p & 1080p are really a crystal piece of pleasure that you can get when watching it on an iPad’s retina screen.

WALTR really makes it a piece of cake to convert WMV to MP4 for iPad or iPhone – there's no other way you can put content in various formats to Apple devices that easy! So don't hesitate, try it out right now, and if you have any questions – let us know in the comments section!

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