How to Successfully Transfer Canon Recorded Video to iPad/iPhone/iPod?

Convert Canon Recorded Video to iPad/iPhone/iPod Supported Video Formats on Mac and Windows

Nowadays many Canon users try to transfer their Canon camera or camcorder recorded video file to iPad or iPhone for playback but finally ends up in vain. The reason for the failure lies in the fact that some video formats recorded by Canon is incompatible with iPad or iPhone. The users who have failed may ask why some others succeed in the transferring and if there is a solution to the transferring failure. To get you to understand this clearly, we will explain this to you by showing you some specific Canon camera or camcorder models.

Canon Camcorders:

Some Canon camcorders record video in AVCHD or MP4 H.264, such as XA15 model and some other Canon camcorders record video only in MP4 H.264, such as XF405 and XF400. And among the Canon recorded video formats, only MP4 H.264 is supported by iPad or iPhone.

Canon EOS DSLR Cameras

Well, most of Canon EOS DSLR Cameras record video in MOV H.264 and it is a supported video format by iPad or iPhone.

Of course, there are other Canon series, like EOS M Series Digital Cameras, PowerShot Digital Cameras, Cinema EOS Cameras, High Definition PTZ Cameras, etc which may record videos in iPad or iPhone supported video formats or may not. So if your Canon camera recorded video format in AVCHD or in some other video formats other than iPad or iPhone supported H.264 or MPEG-4 in M4V, MP4 or MOV format or Motion JPEG in AVI format you will fail in transferring the Canon video to iPad or iPhone for playback.

Solution to 'Not Transferring Canon Video to iPad or iPhone'

You have already got Canon camera or camcorder and iPad or iPhone and I suppose you do not mind getting a third Canon to iPad or iPhone converter, like Avdshare Video Converter which can successfully convert Canon recorded video to iPad or iPhone supported video formats.

The Key Features of Avdshare Video Converter

  1. Convert any Canon camera or camcorder recorded video format which is unsupported by iPad or iPhone to iPad or iPhone supported one.
  2. Convert any unsupported Canon, Panasonic, JVC, Sony or other cameras or camcorders recorded video format to iPad, iPhone, iPod, PSP, Zune, Roku supported video formats.
  3. Convert any unsupported video format to any of your devices supported one.
  4. Convert between any two video formats.

Guide on Converting Canon Video to iPad, iPhone

The following guide will help to convert any Canon video to iPad, iPhone, iPod supported one.


Make Preparation: Free download Canon to iPad, iPhone Converter

Free download the professional Canon to iPad, iPhone Converter - Avdshare Video Converter (for Windows, for Mac), install and then launch it, the following interface will pop up.



Step 1 Upload Canon file

Easily click the  "Add file" button to upload the Canon video to Avdshare Video Converter. Or drag and drop the Canon recorded video to Avdshare Video Converter.



Step 2 Targeted output format setting

Choose MOV H.264 video as your output format by clicking "Profile" button > "General Video" category.


Step 3 Start the conversion

Click "Convert" button to finish your conversion process from Canon recorded video to iPad or iPhone supported video formats.