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[How-to] Free Streaming Movie to iPhone iPad

It is well known that iPhone iPad only support H.264 and MPEG4 video formats. But if you'd love to stream movies stored on your PC/Mac to iPhone iPad for playback, only to find that the movie files are incompatible formats, such as, MKV, FLV, and M2TS etc. How do you deal with this matter? Run video converter to convert movies to iDevice compatible formats, and then connect computer and iDevice with USB wire to sync?

The answer is "No" if you are frustrated by the tedious conversion and troublesome sync process. Now you can use the latest free movie streaming app, Air Playit for the rescue. It is capable of free streaming movies from PC or Mac to iPhone iPad via WiFI, 3G, 4G networks. So you can remotely and instantly watch these movies from your computer on iDevice without video converter and sync.

How Does Air Playit Work for Free Streaming Movie to iPhone iPad?

Air Playit is consisted of Air Playit Server and App Client. Through the server installed on computer, you can set "Shared Folder" to share any movie. By App Client, you can remotely play shared movies on iPhone iPad. When meeting incompatible video formats, this server will automatically live convert and free stream movies to iPhone iPad.

Guide of Streaming Movie to iPhone iPad

The preparation before free streaming movie to iPhone iPad:
1. Download Air Playit Server and install on your PC or Mac.
2. Download App Client and install on iPhone or iPad.
Here I'll take streaming a MKV movie from PC to iPhone for example.

Step one: Run Air Playit Server and add MKV movie to "Shared Folder" for streaming this movie to iPhone. The server will automatically discover and show the IP address of your computer in the "Information".

free stream movie to iPhone iPad - step 1

Step Two: Run App Client on iPhone and add your server. This 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 IP address manually or close the firewall for a try.

stream movie to iPad iPhone - step 2

Step Three: Browse the folders under the server; click "Play" to watch movie on iPhone. Of course, you have successfully streamed movie from PC to iPhone with this free streaming movie app.

transfer movie to iPhone iPad - step 3

Except for free streaming movie to iPhone iPad, Air Playit can also support offline converting videos on iDevice and download the videos to your iPhone iPad. Thus, you can watch these videos anywhere, even without network connection.


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