Wanna sync and play BBC iPlayer Downloaded WMV files on your iPad Mini/New iPad? Just follow this tutorial to convert DRM-protected BBC iPlayer WMV to DRM-free MP4 videos first.
BBC iPlayer is a great place to watch TV shows and it provides outstanding TV shows, radio programmes, songs and videos downloading services. However, the downloaded BBC iPlayer programmes are protected by Microsoft's DRM system which prevents BBC iPlayer WMV files playing on iPad Mini or the new iPad 3. Besides, WMV is not a friendly format for Apple iPad tablets. If you want to watch BBC iPlayer downloaded programmes on iPad Mini/new iPad, you'll need to remove DRM protection from BBC iPlayer WMV videos and convert them to iPad compatible video formats like MP4.
To get the work done, a DRM Converter tool is needed. Here Pavtube ChewTune is highly recommended to strip DRM from BBC iPlayer. With it, you can fast crack DRM protection from BBC iPlayer WMV videos and convert them to iTunes H.264-compliant videos for smoothly playback on your iPad Mini or the third-gen new iPad. Meanwhile the playback of the converted videos is as decent as possible as original. Now just download the program and follow the guide below to transfer BBC iPlayer WMV files to iPad Mini/new iPad for smoothly playing.
Free Dwonload BBC iPlayer DRM Removal trial version:
How to Convert BBC iPlayer WMV videos to iPad compatible video formats
Step 1: Add downloaded BBC iPlayer programmes. Install and launch the DRM converter as what you usually do with other application software. Then click "Add Video" button to import BBC iPlayer downloaded DRM .wmv files, or directly drag and drop them into the main window. Batch conversion is supported so that you can add multiple files.
When converting protected WMV files, please make sure your videos play well in Windows Media Player (Windows Media Player is required for the conversion). Otherwise, the conversion may fail.
Step 2: Choose output format. Click "Format" bar, you can easily find the optimized videos for iPad Mini and new iPad under "iPad" category. For iPad Mini, just choose "iPad Mini HD Video(*.mp4)". For the new iPad, "iPad 3 (New iPad) HD Video(*.mp4)" is recommended.
Tips: If you like, you can click "Settings" to change the video encoder, resolution, frame rate, etc. as you wish. Remember the file size and video quality is based more on bitrate than resolution which means bitrate higher results in big file size, and lower visible quality loss. According to my experience, for watching videos on the iPad Mini, 720p with 2000~2500kbps is just all right. For the new iPad, 720p with 2500~3000kbps is just OK.
Step 3: Start the conversion. After finishing the settings, backward to main interface and click "Convert" button to begin stripping DRM from BBC iPlayer programmes and convert the BBC iPlayer WMV to iPad Mini/new iPad MP4 videos.
Step 4: Sync Files to iPad. Once the process completes, locate the files and transfer and copy the converted MP4 videos to your iPad Mini or new iPad, here's the way to go:
1. Launch the iTunes and connect iPad to PC.
2. Choose "File – > Add File to Library…"
3. Drag the .mp4 file you want to the iPad icon.
In this way, yuo can effortlessly enjoy BBC iPlayer WMV movies and TV shows on iPad Mini/New iPad as you like.
If your movie isn't already in one of the supported formats or it's still on a DVD or a Blu-ray, you can get the 20% OFF DISCOUNT Blu-ray Video Converter Ultimate (or the 20% OFF iMedia Converter Mac)which can help you rip Blu-ray/DVD, and convert various formats of 720p/1080p HD videos in MKV, AVI, TiVo, VOB, MPG, MTS, etc. to your iPad Mini, new iPad, iPad with Retina Display, iPad 2 or the original iPad for smoothly playing. Further more, you can visit the iPad Video Specials to get more movie-playback tips about iPad.