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Movie was not copied because it cannot be played on this iPad

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Wes Plate Dec 10, 2010 9:16 AM Post in iPad Use
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I have a movie that I ripped a long time ago to play on my AppleTV but since I still havent gotten around to watching it Im going to put the movie on my iPad.
In iTunes, I drag the movie onto the iPad to copy it (I am manually managing) and I get this error:
movie was not copied to the iPad name because it cannot be played on this iPad.
So I select the movie and from iTunes Advanced menu I choose Make an iPod/Apple TV version and I get the error:
One or more videos were not converted because they are already in the correct format.
So Im in a loop.
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Movie was not copied because it cannot be played on this iPad

Jon Walker Dec 11, 2010 7:27 AM
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movie was not copied to the iPad name because it cannot be played on this iPad.
What are the specs for your file -- to include audio data/sampling rates and if an AC3 5.1 and/or alternative language track is included, is it/are they actively keyed? Other than a Text/Chapter track, does it include any other extraneous data tracks?

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Movie was not copied because it cannot be played on this iPad

Wes Plate Dec 11, 2010 7:27 AM
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I used the Handbrake Apple TV preset, I am afraid I do not know what this entails on the encoding. QuickTime Player says the movie is H.264 708x478 AAC Stereo. No other tracks or chapter markers.
Are you aware of how movies must be encoded for the iPad if the specs are different than Apple TVs?
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Movie was not copied because it cannot be played on this iPad

cdbuhrmester Dec 11, 2010 7:27 AM
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I dont know much about encoding and stuff, however I too have ripped movies with handbrake and all work perfectly on my iPad. I use the Apple TV settings too. I am not sure what to tell you.
I am confused on why and how you are using quicktime. For me, after I rip the movies, it saves them as an MP4 file (.m4v) and they all automatically open in itunes.
I know this isnt much help, but at least you know that I am using the same settings and it works for me.
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Movie was not copied because it cannot be played on this iPad

cdbuhrmester Dec 11, 2010 7:27 AM
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Ignore what I said about quicktime, I just realized you can open MP4 files with it. My bad.
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Movie was not copied because it cannot be played on this iPad

Jon Walker Dec 11, 2010 7:27 AM
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Are you aware of how movies must be encoded for the iPad if the specs are different than Apple TVs?
You can find the specifications for iPad playback compatibility on the iPad Tech Specs web page of the Apple site. If using HandBrake, it best to use one of the included presets from the latest set preset updates. If you change these settings, there is always the possibility you may create problems, For instance, one person has already reported that using audio data rates above the recommended 160 Kbps limit will indeed cause problems. The iPad will play movies made using any of the Apple device presets. Since I also have the TV unit, I normally use that preset so as to get double use out of the same iTunes managed file. Having a passive secondary AC3 5.1 audio track does not cause any problems. In addition, the iPad will also support a text chapter track and at least one alternative AAC language track. (I.e., have not tried to test anything greater.) Have not tested any custom podcast files containing layering effects which have not been flattened either as this is not normally a part of my work flow. In short, there are a number of user settings in HandBrake that may create playback problems for different devices and that is why I would normally caution casual users to stick with one of the Apple device presets since these are tied to the specific profiles accepted by each device. If you are using custom settings and the file will not play, please post a sample snippet in order for me to see if I can locate a specific problem.

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Movie was not copied because it cannot be played on this iPad

ERamosLV Dec 11, 2010 7:27 AM
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To add in to this, I use Handbrake with the Universal setting, which I assumed would make things playable on all Apple devices. Im getting the same error message with some files but not with others. I had the same problem awhile back with my iPhone and never really had it resolved. Help!
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Movie was not copied because it cannot be played on this iPad

Johnathan Burger Dec 11, 2010 7:27 AM
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There is(was?) a bug in handbrake, where it sometimes does not do the correct scaling causing a file with an incorrrect resolution.
This has been discussed on the handbrake forum.
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Movie was not copied because it cannot be played on this iPad

PhilipJohn3 Dec 11, 2010 7:27 AM
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Under advanced tab in iTunes check create iPad version.
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Movie was not copied because it cannot be played on this iPad

dhoelzer Dec 11, 2010 7:27 AM
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I think you must have failed to read his original post. Heres the issue:
Try to sync a movie, Cannot be played on this iPad
Use Advanced->Create iPad/Apple TV Version, Already in the correct format
Choosing the option again clearly will not improve the results.
Any other suggestions for already existing videos?
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Movie was not copied because it cannot be played on this iPad

PhilipJohn3 Dec 11, 2010 7:27 AM
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Youre right! I did miss that in the opening. Im not sure what the answer is!
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