How to convert MP4 to iPhone 5 on Mountain Lion/Windows?
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How to convert MP4 to iPhone 5 on Mountain Lion/Windows?

November 19, 2013 6:31 pm / Posted by to iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch
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Hope to play your source .mp4 movies on iPhone 5? But the iTunes denies them or horrible video quality on iPhone 5. Try to find out the cause, so can smoothly watch the funny MP4 video on iPhone 5.

The failure in playing MP4 file on iPhone 5 mainly results in two reasons:
Reason 1: Your source .mp4 file is encoded with codec like XviD/DivX/H.263 , rather than H.264 or MPEG-4. However, the iPhone 5 can only accept these two file format codecs in MP4 wrapper.

Reason 2: You may be confused about why your mp4 can be well playable on iTunes. But, terrible video quality on iPhone 5. Check out whether the video resolution can fit with iPhone 5 of 1136x640 pixel resolution.

In order to seamlessly playback MP4 files on iPhone 5 without any hassle, you can use the specially designed Mac iPhone 5 Video Converter, which can convert any source .mp4 file to iPhone 5 most acceptable format like H.264 or MPEG-4. Moreover, the generated video with optimized resolution for iPhone 5.

Tips 1: If you are Windows OS owner, please go to the Windows version of MP4 to iPhone 5 Converter. It has the same operating procedures with Mac version one.

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How to convert MP4 to iPhone 5 on Mac (Mountain Lion included):


Add .mp4 file(s) into the MP4 to iPhone 5 Converter for Mac

Download and install the MP4 to iPhone Converter for Mac. Then launch it. Click "Add File" button on the top of the interface to import one or several .mp4 file(s) at one time.

Trim Video

Tips 2: If you prefer to load only small segment from a clip, the "Clip" function can help you. In the section, you can cut download any time-length segment from original one.

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Set output file format for iPhone 5

Click the drop-down button on the bar menu of the "Profile" to select "iPhone 5" from the "Apple Device". Learn more tips and tricks about Apple devices.



Load the MP4 to iPhone 5 conversion

Hit "START" button to run the conversion. When the conversion is completed, you can directly access to the generated file by default, or click "Open" button to achieve it.

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