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Watch YouTube Video on iPad, Convert YouTube video to iPad on Mac

I know that iPad’s browser does not support flash. So it sounds like we can not watch YouTube videos. right? Is it possible to watch YouTube videos on iPad? If yes, then how is that possible cuz there is no flash suport?” — Roozbeh
If you are also looking for ways to watch YouTube on iPad, then you are right here. In this article, we will introduce the following two parts.
Part 1 How to download YouTube to iPad for free?
Part 2 How to convert and play YouTube video on iPad with a Mac?

Part 1 How to Download YouTube to iPad for Free?
If you’re using Safari, there’s an easy way to download YouTube videos. Open the page with the movie and press Command-Option-A, which shows the Activity window. If you’re also loading other sites, you’ll see a list of them: scroll until you find the YouTube page and click on the arrow to show details about what is being loaded.
You will certainly notice an element whose size is over 0.5MB (most of the time, over 5MB). Double-click on it (even if it is still loading), and Safari will download it. When the download is over, navigate to the file in the Finder (which will probably be called get_video) and add the extension .flv to its name. Now you can play YouTube video on Mac with VLC Player or QuickTime.
Part 2 How to Convert and Play YouTube Video on iPad with A Mac?
Since iPad can only read M4V, MOV, and MP4, to transfer and play YouTube video on iPad, you need to convert YouTube video to iPad compatible format that iPad can easily work with. To do this, you need a Video Converter for Mac. If you already got a Video Converter for your Mac, then just follow the step by step guide on how to convert YouTube video to iPad.
Click “Add File” button on the toolbar to import MOV videos directly onto the interface.

3. Convert video on Mac OS X After choosing the format, you just need to click button to start to convert MOV files to iPad video format.
Tips: 1.If you want to transfer YouTube video to iPad without iTunes, you can refer to Daniusoft iPod Transfer for Mac. It works for iPod, iPhone, iPad and will be released on June 19th.
2. If you want play both DVD and video files on your iPad, Daniusoft Video Converter Pro for Mac (Mac DVD Ripper + Mac Video Converter) can help you.
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On my iPad, on the youtube website, I accidentally clicked desktop version and now I can't watch videos or go back to the way it was before.


Clear your browser cookies on the iPad. Should be under Settings and then Safari. That should fix it right up.

Hope that helps!

Sep 20, 2013 | YouTube Videos

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can not watch videos from youtube on my ipad2


That's because YouTube uses a software called 'Adobe Flash' for displaying Videos. iPad and all other iOS devices don't support Adobe Flash. So you won't be able to watch YouTube videos on iPad.
However, YouTube has launched a test version of their site in HTML5. Head over to youtube.com/html5Then "join the HTML5 trial". You should now be able to watch videos.

Dec 07, 2011 | Apple iPad 32 GB WiFi Tablet PC

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How can I install adobe flash player for my iPad? Thanks.


Unfortunately, you cannot install Flash because it's not supported by Apple.

What you can do is to jailbreak your iPad then install Frash on Cydia or download Skyfire Web Browser for iPad.

If you need it to view YouTube videos, you can use the native YouTube app in your iPad.

Mar 11, 2011 | Macromedia Adobe FreeHand MX Upgrade

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Can't connect to you tube on the iPad why


All the videos which are available on youtube can be played using a Adobe flash player which is installed on the browser as a add-on. Therefore it is necessary that the flash player is not installed on the browser then you will not be able to view videos on youtube. None of the apple products including Iphone, Ipod and Ipad support flash player and hence youtube cannot be accessed using Ipad. Apple has not provided any flash support in the Ipad and hence you will not be able to access youtube on the Ipad. So, if you want to watching YouTube video, you can a free youtube downloader to download the video, After downloading the YouTube or Google videos, you can convert the downloaded FLV videos into the format you need with iFunia YouTube Converter .

Jan 04, 2011 | YouTube Videos

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Cannot play utube on new ipad


In fact, iPad can't support flash player, so you can't watch YouTube video on iPad directly, If you want to finish it, you should depend on some Youtube app. Or you also can download the YouTube video with Aneesoft free Youtube downloader and than converting the Flv(Youtube video format) to Mp4 or Mov with Aneesoft free FLV video converter. At last, you can sync the videos to iPad.
I recommend a paid software which can help you solving this. Aneesoft Youtube converter!

Oct 05, 2010 | Apple iPad 32 GB WiFi Tablet PC

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