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    Default Can you put your own movies on your iPhone?

    If I have some movies saved on my computer is it possible to put them on my iPhone and play them while I am on vacation?

    If so, how can I do it?

    Thanks!!
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    Default Re: Can you put your own movies on your iPhone?

    Yes, just place them in the movies folder for iTunes media and when you plug your phone in, just make sure to check off the movies sync button.
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    Default Can you put your own movies on your iPhone?

    They also have to be in an mp4/m4v (I think) file so make sure to convert them if they're not.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Retconaddict View Post
    They also have to be in an mp4/m4v (I think) file so make sure to convert them if they're not.
    Correct by default. There are third party apps that allow you to play other formats. And other apps that have a server component that you run in your PC that converts them in the fly and streams them to your device.
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    Just download handbrake and convert them. Then import into iTunes, sync and done!
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    Default Re: Can you put your own movies on your iPhone?

    AVPlayer is pretty good for movie playback. Airview lets you stream your movies from the PC via WiFi.
    Handbrake is an encoding program, which usually takes a fair amount of time.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Snownation View Post
    AVPlayer is pretty good for movie playback. Airview lets you stream your movies from the PC via WiFi.
    Handbrake is an encoding program, which usually takes a fair amount of time.
    Depends on your setup. It is fairly quick converting them on my iMac...
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    Default Re: Can you put your own movies on your iPhone?

    Yes but I can't tell you it a secret shhhhhh
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    Quote Originally Posted by MasterofPuppets View Post
    Just download handbrake and convert them. Then import into iTunes, sync and done!
    I love Handbrake!


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    Quote Originally Posted by fubaracing7374 View Post
    I love Handbrake!


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    Me too and I just screams on my i7 iMac. Reencoding is sooooo fast.
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    Default Re: Can you put your own movies on your iPhone?

    Quote Originally Posted by BIGPADDY View Post
    Yes but I can't tell you it a secret shhhhhh
    It's OK to share.

    I put together a simple video outlining the steps involved in converting your own videos. Once converted it's a simple matter to sync the iTunes/videos to the iPhone:

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    Default Re: Can you put your own movies on your iPhone?

    Of course you can, Handbrake them up, load into iTunes with metadata using iFlicks and you are good to go.
    Apple built it, so it will work.
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    Default Re: Can you put your own movies on your iPhone?

    Is Handbrake available for PC?

    Edit: Never mind. I see it now.
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    Default Re: Can you put your own movies on your iPhone?

    Though a little old, but can do help I think: How to Rip a DVD With HandBrake | PCWorld
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    Default Re: Can you put your own movies on your iPhone?

    If you guys wanna put movie in every formats possibles, all you have to do is to download a app like oplayer or avplayer, you transfer the files through itunes, this is it
    it supports, .avi, .mkv, .wmv and all
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    Default Re: Can you put your own movies on your iPhone?

    same confusion happens to before, but finally it was solved by wondershare video converter, i could use it to convert movies to ipod/ipad/iphone supported formats and enjoy then. you could have a try by downloading the trial version here: Wondershare Video Converter Ultimate - Wondershare Official
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    Default Re: Can you put your own movies on your iPhone?

    I noticed with iTunes 11.x that there is a folder called "Home Movies", another called "Movies", then you have Podcasts,etc. Home movies seems to be stuff you ripped or didn't come from the iTunes store so when you drag them into iTunes they will likely go into that folder. But otherwise I have nearly 500 movies in my folder and a couple in the other from the iTunes store.
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    Default Re: Can you put your own movies on your iPhone?

    how do convert the movie to MP4 or mv4 i think?
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    Default Re: Can you put your own movies on your iPhone?

    Quote Originally Posted by misterYAW View Post
    how do convert the movie to MP4 or mv4 i think?
    Use an app called Handbrake.
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    Handbrake is pretty slow, any tips on how to speed it up? Beside changing to Mpeg 4.
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    Infuse from the App Store FTW!


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