Air Video - best 3$ I ever spent in the iTunes store

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  1. y2kgtp

    y2kgtp iPad Enthusiast

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    What a great application. Not only does it stream multiple types of video with great quality via WiFi right to the iPad, you can click 'convert' and have a copy made (on your computer) to drop right into iTunes. And you can start the conversion request from the iPad even.

    Why bother messing with Handbrake anymore, I can queue video conversions remotely from the iPad!
     
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    I second that. Its the first paid app I purchased. For those interested you can try out the free version as well. I use it a few times a week.
     
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    And you have a slider control (0-100%) to adjust the quality of the converted file. I left it at 70%, and looked amazing still. Took a 4.3GB MKV file and dropped the size to 2.5GB

    (720P .mkv copy of Avatar)
     
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    I downloaded this app from xxxxxxxxxx and this is probably the best app in the store. It also works with the vga adapter and it looks stunning on a LCD flat screen. Essentially this replaced my dvd player. Once quicktime is able to play .mt2 files I'm sure you be able to view blue ray soft copies if you have 802.11 N
     
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    I love Air Video too. At first I bought a 32GB iPad in case I'd use video and music but with Air Video there's no need for that so I still have 18free gigs.
     
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    Hi got a question for you.. when I click on convert, it always crashes my Win 7 notebook.. have you encountered this on your side?

    I'm using the Paid Air Video copy as well..
     
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    Is it a higher end laptop? I just have a 3ghz duo pc doing the work....win7 as well.....
     
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    Good to hear positive reports for Air Video. I saw it awhile back and couldn't decide
     
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    Marking my spot.:D
     
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    As soon as i get my desktop up and running again I'm going to use the he'll out of this app! Really is great!
     
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    Do we need a mop to clean it, kitty?:p
     
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    Air Video is great, but I have since converted to Stream to Me. It does audio and more formats on the desktop side.
     
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    Now, StreamToMe will also do iTunes playlists.
     
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    I will let you know.:D
     
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    Mine is an i5 4gb notebook.. It works for a while but lately, whenever I click on convert, it will crash (blue screen)..
    Will try to reinstall again ..

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