How to View and Play MPG Files on iPad via Mycloud App?

Unable to play MPG files on iPad via my cloud app

I have just bought a 3tb my cloud device. I have copied all my files to it and installed the app on my iPad and iPhone. I can see all the files and they work fine on my dell laptop. I can see them all on my iPad too but I cannot find a way to play MPG movie files. I have a player app on the iPad but cannot seem to get the files to be played. Any suggestions?

Play videos in Mycloud on iPad with free iOS Media Player app

Just like the Mycloud app on Android, the MyCloud app on iPad also offers an “open with…” option to enable you to choose a video playback app by default. In addition, there are several media player apps for iPad have can play various video formats such as VLC for iOS, Infuse 3, Flex player, PlayerXtreme Media Player, MC Player, Playable, etc. However, when navigating your videos on the MyCloud app, you may find there are several videos such as the MPG files listed above having question mark icons, which mean it can’t be played on the phone.

Play MPG files on iPad via Mycloud App

How to play incompatible MPG files on iPad via Mycloud app?

Sometimes, your MPG files may encoded with the codec that can’t be recognized by the default media player that you desire to open mpg files on Mycloud with, fortunately, you can easily fix this issue with a third-party video conversion app. Here is a solution in hand called Pavtube Video Converter for Windows/Mac(support Mac OS X El Capitan), which is favored by many our customers, the program assists you to easily convert MPG files including MPEG-1/MPEG-2 files to any of your desired file formats for viewing on iPad via Mycloud app. If you plan to take iTunes as your default media player app, just output iTunes best supported formats.

Besides MPG, the program also facilitates you to transcode other not handle file formats such as AVI, ISO, FLV, MKV, WMV, VOB and streaming and viewing on iPad via Mycloud app. For Blu-ray/DVD disc collectors, just download Pavtube Video Converter Ultimate for Windows/Mac (reviews) to get the job easily completed.

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How to Get MPG Files to be Played on iPad via WD Mycloud?

Step 1: Load MPG files to the program.
Launch the application on your computer, click “File” > “Load Video/Audio” or “Load from Folder” to import MPG files to the program.

Load MKV files

Step 2: Choose default media player supported file format.
Click “Format” bar, from its drop-down list, select to output a format that’s compatible with the iPad media player app that you plan to open files on Mycloud app. Here, we choose to output iTunes supported file formats.

Output iTunes supported file formats

Step 3: Start the conversion process.
Hit right-bottom “Convert” button to start the video conversion process from MPG to the file format that you have specified before.

When the conversion is completed, upload converted files to Mycloud on your computer, setup and enable iPad Mycloud app to access files on Mycloud, then use the “Open with..” option on your iPad Mycloud app to play the converted files with your default media player app.

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