How to Play F4V File on iPad?

Method 1: Convert F4V to iPad MP4; Method 2: Install F4V Player on iPad

Hey friend. I wonder if I can play F4V files on my iPad. I have three F4V files and when I tried to open them on my iPad I failed. I searched forum and learned that F4V format is not one of iPad supported file formats. Is it true? If so, how I can get them played on my iPad? Do I need to install a third software to my iPad to get this problem solved? Thanks for your answer.

F4V format is one of the Flash video files and is created as an upgraded version of FLV to avoid FLV file format limits with H.264/AAC. F4V format file is well supported in Adobe Flash Player, but is not played in other media players and other video devices and among which iPad is included. You will fail any time when you try to play F4V files on iPad. Any solution? Well, from checking many forums, we learned that two methods are usually adopted by users to solve this problem. One is to convert F4V to iPad more supported MOV H.264 or MP4 H.264 and the other is to install an F4V player to your iPad to play F4V files. Let's check them one by one as below.

Method 1: Convert F4V to iPad MOV H.264 or MP4 H.264

In this method, we only need a professional F4V to iPad converter to convert your F4V file to iPad more supported MOV H.264 or MP4 H.264. Avdshare Video Converter is just designed to highly meet this purpose. This Avdshare Video Converter supports to easily convert any F4V file to any iPad model more supported MOV H.264 or MP4 H.264 without any quality loss. Besides, this Avdshare Video Converter supports to convert any FLV, MKV, WTV, AVCHD, WMV, 3GP, etc to any iPad model best supported video formats. The original F4V format file will have no quality loss after the conversion. The conversion speed is also super fast and you will get the F4V file easily converted to iPad MOV H.264 or MP4 H.264. Check the guide below on how to convert your F4V to iPad MOV or MP4.

How to Convert F4V to iPad MP4?

Make Preparation: Free download F4V to iPad Converter

Free download the professionalF4V to iPad Converter - Avdshare Video Converter (for Windows, for Mac), install and then launch it, the following interface will pop up.

Step 1 Import F4V Video file

Click the Add File button to add your F4V file to this converter interface. You can also drag and drop your F4V file to this converter interface. Importing all these F4V files to this converter and converting them at once is also well supported.

Step 2 Specify MP4 H.264 as output

In this step, you only need to click the Profile button and select MP4 H.264 or MOV H.264 from the appearing General Video category.

Step 3 Complete the conversion work

You only need to wait a little while, usually seconds, for your F4V conversion work done after you click the Convert button.

Method Two: Install VLC Player to iPad

In this method, I mainly introduce the VLC Player which well supports to play F4V file. So you only need to install VLC Player on your iPad and then start it to play your F4V file on your iPad. You can download VLC Player from, install it on your iPad. Start it to play your F4V file on your iPad. Besides playing F4V file on your iPad, this VLC Player also helps you to play MKV, FLV, WMV or any other video file on your iPad.