ex fat will not play on my iPad

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    indyjones1975 iPF Noob

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    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
    Barry
     
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    Reformat the card to fat32.
     
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    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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    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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    yea thanks i think it would be easer to work with smaller files
     

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