Get Sony 4K XAVC/XAVC S Files onto iPad Air for playback

How to play and watch Sony 4K XAVC/XAVC S video on iPad Air? Following Guide on Sony F5/F55/AX1 4K Workflow for Getting XAVC/XAVC S Files onto iPad Air.

If you were chomping at the bit to create content for the oncoming 4K revolution, Sony has just announced a couple of enhancements to its XAVC video format to help you on your way. Long GOP is a high-efficiency codec designed to meet the requirements of the professional market, while XAVC-S is aimed squarely at consumers with its MP4 wrapping. Of course, both codecs should play nice with Sony's series of CineAlta cameras, which is set to reach over 2,000 units shipped by the end of the month. Sony's not the only one making XAVC-compatible devices however; over 60 manufacturers have applied for XAVC licenses while 31 others have pledged to support it in their products.

If you have plenty of 4K XAVC/XAVC S videos recorded by Sony PMW-F55, PMW-F5, FDR-AX1 camcorders, do you want to play these 4K XAVC/XAVC S videos on the new coming device iPad Air? As is not so widely used over the world, XAVC or XAVC S is not accepted by most popular devices like iPhone 5,iPad 3,Samsung,iPad Air etc. To solve this problem the best solution is to convert 4K XAVC/XAVC S to H.264 MP4, which is the most widely accepted by all phones and tablets. Now read the following article to convert Sony XAVC video to iPad Air compatibel MP4 format with XAVC Ultimate Video Converter.

How to convert Sony 4K XAVC/XAVC S movies for playing on iPad Air

Step 1:
Run Pavtube Ultimate XAVC Video Converter (20% off) for iPad Air and hit the"Add Files" button to import the 4K XAVC/XAVC S videos from Sony F5/F55/AX1 camcorder.

Step 2: Select output format for iPad Air.

To get best video quality on iPad Air, you are suggested to choose “iPad Air HD Video(*.mp4)” as the target video format at your needs. To get the preset, you should also install the Patch in advance, but now only windows version have the patch file.

To convert 4K XAVC/XAVC S to iPad Air 1080p video, choose “iPad Air Full HD Video(*.mp4)” as target format.


If you want to get 3D video effect, choose the 3D MKV/MP4/MOV/WMV/AVI format from "3D Video" option.

Step 3: For better quality and higher resolution, you may click on "Settings" and set higher bitrate.

Step 4: Click "Convert" button to convert Sony 4K XAVC/XAVC S movie to Apple iPad Air. After that, transfer the converted videos to iPad Air for playback.

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What's more:

If you wanna edit/cut the video files to make your own creative movie, click the "Edit" button. In the Video Editor interface you can edit your 4K XAVC/XAVC S videos by cropping, trimming, adding watermarks and setting special effects.

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Best DVD Converter for Copying DVD to Transformer Book T100 (Windows 8.1)

Tag: DVD to Windows 8.1 tablet, DVD to Transformer Book T100, Best DVD Converter, Asus DVD Ripper, Top DVD Ripping for Transformer Book T100, Asus

The Asus Transformer Book T100 is a windows 8.1 tablet. It houses a 10.1-inch IPS display with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels, it will happily play 1080p video. It can also be a 'proper' laptop, running basic Windows desktop applications for multimedia and productivity. Plus, with a scaled-down version of the integrated graphics chip from Intel's Ivy Bridge processors, it should also play your favourite 3D games or movies as well.

Here this post is mainly talking about how to put and play (rental/bought) DVD movies on Transformer Book T100. For users who gather lots of DVD discs in their home, it's really good idea to stream DVDs to Book T100, after that, we can enjoy movies anywhere anytime as long as we take the Book T100.

Required Software:

Pavtube DVD Ripper
Pavtube DVD Ripper for Mac

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The Reason why we choose Pavtube DVD Ripper?

The Windows 8 DVD Ripper that designed by Pavtube, is good at dealing with kinds of DVD movies, such as DVD disc, DVD ISO or DVD IFO image files. It supports 1:1 DVD archiving. You are allowed to quickly backup DVDs with no quality loss to your hard drive as well as backup the main movie files with selected chapters you like. Above all, it could import movie from DVD disc and encode DVD movies to all popular media formats, including WMV, MPEG, AVI, MOV, Xvid, Divx, MP4, FLV, 3GP, QuickTime, DV, MPEG-4, AVC MP4, MP3, AC3, WAV, AAC, OGG, FLAC, etc. Moreover, it take full advantage of NVIDIA's CUDA technology and ATI Stream (AMD APP) technology to accelerate conversion speed greatly. The GPU acceleration saves users lots of time when using H.264 codec to do format conversion.
How to convert DVD movies to Asus VivoTab Smart?

Step 1. Download and install this DVD to Transformer Book T100 converter on your computer.

PS: This application can work on Windows XP/2003/Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8 or Mac OS X 10.5 or 10.5 above(including Mac OS X Leopard, Snow Leopard, Mac OS X Mountain Lion) with 1G Hz or above Intel processor

Step 2. Import your source DVD movies.

Step 3. Choose H.264 Video (*.mp4) as output for your win8 tablet.

Step 4. Click on "Settings" to modify video codec, resolution, frame rate, sample rate etc. Of course, different settings will have different results. And you should Know, the higher video quality with bigger video size, please pay attention to your storage. According to my own experience, the following settings are recommended for you. Which is the most suitable for Transformer Book T100.

Codec: h.264
Size: 1280*720
Bitrate: 2000
Frame rate: 24

Codec: aac
Sample rate: 48000
Bitrate: 128000
Channels: Stereo

Step 5. Start ripping DVD movies to Transformer Book T100 by clicking on the "Convert" button.

Once the conversion completed, transfer the result MP4 video file to Book. Hope this Transformer Book T100 DVD Ripper also works well for you. That's all.

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