The article describes the solution for hunting / downloading free iPhone videos and music. Rip DVD/CD, convert iPhone video (support AVI, MPEG, WMV, MOV, RM, DivX, DVD, VOB, Youtube, Limewire and more to iPhone conversion), and put video on iPhone.
* iPhone video format: which video/audio formats Apple iPhone playbacks?
* The way to download free iPhone movies, music videos and songs.
* How to rip CD and transfer music to iPhone?
* How to rip DVD, convert video to iPhone and put video onto your iPhone?
* YouTube meets iPhone.
1. iPhone video formats supported
The device supports playing movies, TV shows, music videos, podcasts in MPEG-4, H.264, MP4 formats. It can also playback music, audiobooks in MP3, both unprotected and protected AAC, Audible and Apple Lossless audio formats.
2. Hunt media for iPhone and download it
Would you like to download free iPhone videos, iPhone music videos, songs and straight transfer to your iPhone without converting? OK. Just follow me. The following solution provides several ways to get it.
1) Download free movies/music via P2P network
Limewire is fast and popular file sharing freeware working on Windows, Linux and Mac OS. Through the P2P (peer-to-peer) network, you can free download various files by its category or keyword searching. No spyware, No virus!
Certainly, you can also use other P2P programs like eMule, Morpheus, Shareaza, MLDonkey and get resources from BitTorrent, eDonkey, Napster network.
2) Purchase videos/music from iTunes store
ITunes music store has a lot of TV shows, movies, video clips, games, podcasts and audiobooks. There are two different kinds of iTunes files. One is Digital Rights Management (DRM) protected, the other is DRM-free named iTunes Plus. Using your Windows PC or Mac computer, you are able to get albums or a single title ($0.99 per song).
Officical guide on how to browse and buy music: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=304674
3) Record iPhone video
If you purchased media from MusicMatch, Yahoo music, Zune, AOL MusicNow, Rhapsody, Sony Connect or other online music stores, and would like to put the movies and songs on your iPhone, you can record the content to iPhone compatible formats using 3rd-party software like Tunebite (free trial), SoundTaxi (shareware), etc.
3. Load CD into my iPhone
Both iTunes and Windows Media Player can rip CDs to MP3 or AAC formats. Let’s take iTunes for example. Just insert your audio CD into the drive, launch iTunes software, click ‘import’ button when iTunes detect the CD.
4. Convert video and sync to iPhone
Want to convert DVD collections (movies, concert or music DVDs) and movie files to iPhone video, or extract iPhone audio from music DVDs and videos? With iPhone video Converter (http://www.iphonevideoconverter.com) software, you will put DVD, AVI (Xvid, Divx), MPEG, WMV, ASF, MOV, DVR-MS, VOB, Rm, Rmvb, MPG, DAT on your iPhone, iPod and watch anywhere and anytime. The ripping process is easy. Just add DVD or video files to the program, choose the target formats from “iPhone 480×320′, ‘iPod H.264’, ‘MP3 audio’, then start converting videos or extracting audio for iPhone.
5. YouTube to iPhone
YouTube includes .flv, .mp4 extensions. iPhone doesn’t play FLV format. But YouTube videos will be encoded in H.264 supported by iPhone to improve video quality and battery life on mobile devices. They’ll have 10,000 movies available by June 29th, and should complete transcoding the collection three months later or so.
If you want to convert FLV to iPhone, maybe the free online converter (vixy.net) helps.