Join Garrick Chow for an in-depth discussion in this video Playing video in third-party apps, part of iPad Tips and Tricks.
- There may be times when you'll have an audio…or video file that you want to play on your iPad,…but you either don't want to convert the file into a format…that's compatible with iTunes, or you don't have the…ability to do so at the moment.…Maybe you're away from your computer…or you received the file attached to an email on your iPad.…For those times, you should download and install…a third party app that's capable of opening more file…formats than the iPad's built in video and music apps…are capable of.…For that matter, you can't get videos or audio files…into the built in apps without iTunes.…So without a third party app, you'll be unable to play…any media you receive via email or try to open…through Safari on your iPad.…
Now there are tons of apps out there that are designed…to open all types of audio and video files.…My go-to app on my iPad is the iOS version…of my go-to app on my desktop computer, VLC.…VLC is an extremely popular free media player that can…play just about any type of file you wanna throw at it,…
- Using iPad-specific gestures
- Typing tips
- Syncing media and other files
- Wireless syncing
- Receiving and organizing email
- Chatting with Messages
- Installing apps
- Browsing the web
- Connecting to an external display
- Using productivity software
- Playing audio and video files
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started with the iPad
A tour around the iPad2m 35s
2. Typing on the iPad
3. Syncing Files
4. Setting Up and Using Email and Instant Messaging
5. Working with Apps
6. Web Browsing
7. The iPad for Work
8. Managing and Playing Audio, Video, and Other Media
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