Convert ISO image to M3U8 for QuickTime Playback

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Want to play ISO image files on your QuickTime on Mac without waiting for the buffering time? There are many reasons why you want to convert Blu-ray/DVD ISO image files to MOV, for instance, play the movies on Apple iPhone/iPad/iPod or edit the videos in iMovie, Final Cut Pro, etc. In this article, you are going to see how to convert ISO to MOV with M3U8 files easily and fast. Let’s getting these fantastic ISO videos at hand and want to play them smoothly on QuickTime via Mac through local HTTP Server .

Here, you need to convert your files ISO image files to M3U8, the format we mentioned at the very beginning. The advantage is that dragging videos is fast because of no extra datas. You can drag the video to any point you want to enjoy smoothly and immediately. Besides, the original supporting effect is good. So, M3U8 is your best straming format. M3U8 files are stored in a plain-text format.

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Yeah, FFMPEG is a refined piece of software, but is there a simpler and easier to use video convertor that is less cumbersome to use as a viable alternative to FFMPEG? The short answer is yes without any remux issue as above? To solve FFmpeg generating m3u8 problems, it is idea for you to find a FFmpeg alternative for creating m3u8 files. If you do not want to waste your time to find a m3u8 creator, you might as well have a try at our software Pavtube BDMagic for Mac, which can perfectly convert the latest Blu-ray and DVD or ISO/IFO files to m3u8 format for playing with QuickTime on Mac, you can also build a local HTTP server to stream these files to your iPhone or iPad to enjoy with QuickTime player. Here is the review.

Now, Just free download this ISO to M3U8 Ripper for Mac Yosemite and get the step-by-step guide to finish the ISO to M3U8 Conversion:

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How to Encode ISO files to M3U8 for Playing on QuickTime on Mac Yosemite

Step 1: Load ISO files.

Click the “Folder” icon on the top menu bar to load your ISO files to the program, you can also load Blu-ray and DVD discs.

Note: What’s the point you need to attention: The output files should be named without space and file path should be in plain English or pure digital such as “abcde” or “abcd1234”, or you couldn’t play them successfully. After conversion, you can set up a server to enjoy M3U8!

Step 2: Select HTTP Live Streaming m3u8 format.

Click the “Format” bar to get the drop-down menu and you can get “HLS Streaming (m3u8)”. Choose “ipad m3u8 streaming” or “iphone m3u8 streaming” as best output format. Any media player supporting TS format are all available for playing M3U8 format files.

Step 3: Click “Settings” button to customize the output video and audio settings by yourself. Video codec is the default H.264 and audio codec is the default AAC. You can change the resolution, bit rate, frame rate as you need. But if you are not good at it, you’d better use the default parameters, they will ensure you a good balance between file size and image quality basically.

Step 4: When everything is done, you can take a preview by hitting “Convert” button. If you are satisfied with the final result, you can click “Convert” button to finish the ISO to M3u8 conversion work.

When the conversion is over, you can stream the converted files to your Portable device or iPhone/iPad with a HTTP Server. Have Fun! You will have issues on playing videos.

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1 Comment

  1. Reply Chris J

    A good full featured ISO to M3U8 video converter! This software is very user friendly I hope you all continue to keep it as it is or even easier.

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