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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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