How to Open and Play Torrent Files on iPad


“How do I open video torrent files for iPad?”- Quoted the Torrent on iPad playback issues from Quora. If you have some no idea how to play Torrent files on iPad, just read on to get some tips.

The torrent movies you have downloaded to your local folder have various different file formats, some in MP4, others in MKV or AVI file formats. You will have no difficulty to transfer and play MP4 torrent movies on your iPad; however, as for AVI or MKV torrent movies, they are unfortunately excluded from iPad supported formats list. You will need a special video conversion app to convert unsupported AVI and MKV to iPad playable H.264 or MPEG-4 formats.

Here you can get Brorsoft Video Converter to convert the torrent movie file format first. This video app is professional on fast transcoding Torrent AVI/MKV to iPad friendly MP4 or MOV format without quality loss. For Mac users, Brorsoft Video Converter Mac is also a helpful app to encode videos for further usage.

Steps to Torrent movies to iPad format

Step 1: Load Torrent files > Click “Add” button on the main interface to load your Torrent files to the program. (Drag&Drop function is included.)

Step 2: Select output format > Click “Format” and choose MP4 from “Common Video” as output format, which can be recognized by iPad easily.

Tips: Adjust the video and audio parameters including the Bitrate of Video&Audio, Video Size, Sample Rate, Frame Rate, Audio Channels, etc., by clicking the “Settings” button on the main interface for getting the best quality.

Step 3: Start conversion > Hit the Conversion button on the main interface to start transcoding Torrent video to iPad.

After the conversion, you can easily find the encoded video clips by clicking “Open”button. You can import the videos into iTunes for playing on iPad Mini 4, iPad Pro, iPad 4 with ease.

How to Play torrent on iPad by home sharing

Besides transferring all of your Torrent file to iPad, if you worry that the big torrent files will take much of your iPad space, you can set up home sharing and stream the videos to your iPad.

Before home sharing, make sure you have installed the latest version of iTunes, have an Apple ID, and hold an active home network with a Wi-Fi or Ethernet. Now follow below steps:

Open iTunes.
Select the Home Sharing icon on the left side of iTunes.
Simply type in your Apple ID and your password and you’ll be ready to start sharing music and movies with your iPad, iPhone or any other iOS device.
Go into your iPad’s settings by touching the settings icon. Scroll down until you see iPad on the left-hand side of the screen. Then simply type in your apple ID and password.

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