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App to watch movies?

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OK, another dumb question. I copied a couple of DVD's to my computer, copied them into Itunes, synced them to the Ipad, but how do I play them? Is there an app for this obviously there is or several)? Would someone give me a hint. Thanks
 
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I don't have a movie icon. That is what is confusing me. Maybe it got removed in sync or maybe it was never there(doubtful).
 

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The icon is videos and it works like a charm. I downloaded an old movie from iTunes to watch and found it easy to watch, but a little difficult to FF and Rew.
 
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Thanks, It looks like my problem was that the movies did not actually sync. Doing that now. Thanks again.
 

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Videos icon. Yes. That should do it. Another option is the wonderful free app Airvideo. It does live video streaming from your computer to Ipad. Enjoy!.
 

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Videos icon. Yes. That should do it. Another option is the wonderful free app Airvideo. It does live video streaming from your computer to Ipad. Enjoy!.

My bad guys, I meant to say videos icon. By the way, with air video app, if the movie has drm, it will not play. It will show a black screen.

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If you copy DVDs to the Mac/PC then rip it first and then copy the m4v file into iTunes.
Rightclick on the movie and in the tab information, you can edit cover, details etc.
 

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What program did you use to rip it first. I use Mac the Ripper, but it doesn't give a m4v file.
 

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You have to encode it after you rip it. Handbrake is a very good free program that has built in iPad profiles, so you can use that to encode your raw DVD rip to something the iPad can play.
 

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You might want to try Azul media player or another video player. It'll play a lot of file types that the built in player won't. It might save you the annoyance of having to use handbreak.
 

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Can I copy an .avi video file to iTunes and sync it to iPad? If not, what sort of file format can work or what other methods?
 

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Azul media player works well you just drag files into it in iTunes and it syncs it straight away
 

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