How to Convert GoPro 4K/1080P MP4 files to Play on iPhone/iPad/iPod

Are you looking for a simple solution to dropping GoPro MP4 videos into iPhone/iPad/iPod with smooth playback? Here is how to.

Check your iPhone, iPad, iPod technical specifications for there are strict rules for MPEG-4 playback. If the Mbps, pixels and FPS of your GoPro MP4 recordings are inconsistent with iPad or iPhone demands for MPEG-4 playback details, you’ll get error when play a GoPro camera video.

In order to successfully add MP4 movie files to iTunes and transfer MP4 to iPhone 6S, iPhone 6, or iPhone 6 Plus, iPad , iPod, your MP4 video shall meet the following specs:

*H.264 video up to 1080p, 60 frames per second, High Profile level 4.2 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats;
*MPEG-4 video up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats.

If your MP4 files does not meet the requirement, your iPhone 6S, iPhone 6, or iPhone 6 plus will refuse to open and play. There is no other solution but you will need a MP4 to iPhone 6 video converter to convert MP4 video to iPhone/iPad/iPod format.



To fulfill the task, Brorsoft Video Converter for Mac has the feature of easily converting GoPro 4K/1080P videos to iPhone/iPod/iPad compatible formats like MP3, AIFF, AAC, etc keeping the best quality. With it, doing the following jobs becomes as easy as pie. It also has an equivalent Windows version Video Converter to encode GoPro Hero H.264 MP4 to iPhone on Windows PC.

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Converting GoPro Hero 4K/1080P video for playback on iPhone/iPod/iPad

Step 1. Add the videos

Install and run iPhone video converter. Click Add button to load GoPro H.264 MP4 files for converting. Or you can directly drag and drop the video files to the main window of this program. To merge several videos to one file, just tick "Merge into one file".



Step 2. Set output format

Click "Format drop-down button to select output format. You have several options: convert GoPro videos to M4A, convert GoPro videos to MP3, etc. M4A is newer than MP4 with higher quality.



Tip: If the default settings do not fit you requirement, you can click "Settings" icon to and enter "Profile Settings" panel to adjust video size, bit rate, frame rate, sample rate and audio channels. Get the best video/audio settings for iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus.

Step 3. Start the conversion for iPhone/iPod/iPad

When you finish all settings, simply click the big Convert button on the bottom of the main window to start converting GoPro videos to iPhone/iPod/iPad compatible formats.

After the conversion, sync the converted video files to your iPhone/iPod/iPad with iTunes. Now you can then enjoy GoPro Hero 4K/1080P videos on your iPhone/iPod/iPad smoothly.

Additional Tips:

1. A full list of Apple supported audio format:

AAC (8 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), HE-AAC, MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, M4A, Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV

2. This GoPro to iPhone converter also supports converting various kinds of audio and video files like DTS, OGG, OGA, WAV, WMA, 3GA, M4A, M4B, MKA, WMV, MKV, FLV, MXF, 3GP, MTS, TS, VOB, etc to iPhone/iPod/iPad compatible audio formats;

3. This GoPro converter can help you reduce the audio to exactly what you want by clicking Edit -> Trim.

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