Streaming Video from PC to iPhone iPad - Perfectly Put Video to iPhone

As a video fancier, you must have lots of videos stored in your PC, such as favorite movies, comedy videos, music MV, etc. It will be amazing to watch these videos on iPhone iPad when we are free. But different videos may have different video formats. iPhone iPad can only support H.264 and MPEG-4 videos. To play videos with incompatible formats on these devices, many people will turn to video converter to transfer video to iPhone iPad compatible video formats, then sync with iTunes.

In fact, "video converter + sync" is a good solution, but not the best one of playing incompatible videos on iDevice. Because it will take you long time to wait for the conversion result, and be inconvenient to connect iDevice and PC with USB for syncing. Now streaming videos from PC to iPhone iPad with Air Playit has been considered as the best method to watch videos on iDevices by pioneers. With Air Playit, you can remotely and instantly play all videos from your PC on iDevice via WiFi, 3G, 4G networks without long time conversion and USB wire to sync.

How Does Air Playit Work to Stream Video from PC to iPhone iPad?

Air Playit is composed by Air Playit Server and App Client. Through Air Playit Server, you can set the "Shared Folder" to share videos on your computer. By App Client, you can remotely control and watch videos on iPhone iPad. When meeting the incompatible video formats, Air Playit server will automatically live convert and stream these videos to iPhone iPad compatible video formats.

Step-by-Step Guide of Streaming Video from PC to iPhone iPad

The preparation before streaming video from PC to iPhone iPad is to download Air Playit Server and App Client. Here I will make an illustration of streaming video stored on PC to iPhone.

Step One: Install Air Playit Server on your PC and run it. The server will automatically discover and show the IP address of your computer in the “Information”. You can add any video from your PC to "Shared Folder" so that you can stream these videos to iPhone.

Step Two: Install & run App Client on iPhone, and add server. Client app can automatically discover the local server by Bonjour Server. If sometimes the client app can't find the Bonjour connection information, you need to specify the server address manually or close the firewall for a try.

Step Three: Browse the folders under the server; click “Play” to watch videos on iPhone. Of course, you have successfully streamed videos from PC to iPhone.

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