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    ex fat will not play on my iPad

    Hi all i am trying to get my sd card to play on my ipad but it doesnt seem to except ex fat as a format?
    does anyone know of a way around this?
    thanks
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    Reformat the card to fat32.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AQ_OC View Post
    Reformat the card to fat32.
    Hi thanks for the reply
    i would and that works but i am using a go pro3 and some of the files are 6 or 7 gb and fat will not do more the 4gb?

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    Quote Originally Posted by indyjones1975 View Post
    Hi thanks for the reply
    i would and that works but i am using a go pro3 and some of the files are 6 or 7 gb and fat will not do more the 4gb?
    Well, you have two options....get another card to use with iPad, or take shorter shots with your go pro3 (so you can use fat32 and have files under 4GB). Most of the time, videos work better with short shots anyhow...long runs like that yield huge files with are hard to work with.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AQ_OC View Post
    Well, you have two options....get another card to use with iPad, or take shorter shots with your go pro3 (so you can use fat32 and have files under 4GB). Most of the time, videos work better with short shots anyhow...long runs like that yield huge files with are hard to work with.
    yea thanks i think it would be easer to work with smaller files


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