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What is the best iOS friendly video format for viewing on my iPhone, Ipad or iPod?


It's a comon problem. Just got an ios device (iPhone, iPad or iPod) and your trying to edit a movie with iMovie or simply view a video using the native capabilities of your new machine, but the device either doesn't see it, doesn't recognise the format or you get an error when opening it.

To get your iPhone, iPad or iPod to run you favourite video you will probable need to just change the video format into something that is iOs friendly. What format is iOS friendly?

The most iOS friendly video format is:

  • mp4 encoded in h.264.


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