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# 65626 4-Aug-2010 18:23
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Hi guys,

iSkySoft.com has offered 60 FREE copies of their iPad movie converter software (30 for Mac users & 30 for Windows users).  RRP US$25.00.

Being a loyal Geekzone member, I would like to let you guys know of this first!

It's simple, all you need to do is follow the 3 easy steps listed here:
http://www.bargainlover.co.nz/bargain.aspx?id=519

I haven't used the software myself as I don't know an iPad but hey, it's a giveaway, you can't lose!  Money mouth 

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  # 363223 4-Aug-2010 19:42
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Thanks for the info, I will enter and try my luck.

A good alternative is Handbrake, and this Lifehacker article (link below, Safari on iPad doesn't show creating link options etc) has links to excellent iPad video presets.
I've used these with much success to convert 720p .mkv files and regular SD .avi files for playback on my iPad.

http://lifehacker.com/5572037/handbrake-presets-for-your-new-ipad-or-iphone-4

Cheers,
Joseph



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  # 363276 4-Aug-2010 21:37
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No worries mate. Hope you manage to get a free copy!:) Let us know how the software performs.

 
 
 
 




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  # 363639 5-Aug-2010 13:46
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Just to let you guys know there are just a handful of the PC version left to be given away. Mac versions running out quickly too.

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  # 363658 5-Aug-2010 14:18
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Cheers got a PC copy =)



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  # 363661 5-Aug-2010 14:20
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You will need to make sure you send out an e-mail to receive your free key code. Please tell us how it rates against other applications out there:)

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  # 363679 5-Aug-2010 14:44
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Just got my key sent to me. I will let you know as soon as I get to have a decent go on it (which may not be until the weekend unfortunately).

Cheers muchly to you and iSkySoft!!



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  # 363710 5-Aug-2010 15:33
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You are welcome:) Good to share with Geekzone members. As they say, "it's time to give back":p

 
 
 
 


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  # 363731 5-Aug-2010 15:57
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Cool my key arrived too. Will give it a go tonight. Thanks!!







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  # 363804 5-Aug-2010 18:21
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OK a heads up as of right now:
16 copies of the PC version &
24 copies of the Mac version left to be given away



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  # 363970 5-Aug-2010 23:10
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I gave this a go tonight. Does as it states, not bad:) Cannot really give it a score as I haven't used anything else that's similar.

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  # 364150 6-Aug-2010 11:49
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heavenlywild: I gave this a go tonight. Does as it states, not bad:) Cannot really give it a score as I haven't used anything else that's similar.


I got my free key last night thanks, but haven't had a chance to use it yet.

I did use Any Video Converter free to convert a movie for my iPad, but had lip sync issues.  Is iPad Movie Converter any better at this?



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  # 364206 6-Aug-2010 13:05
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Satch:
heavenlywild: I gave this a go tonight. Does as it states, not bad:) Cannot really give it a score as I haven't used anything else that's similar.


I got my free key last night thanks, but haven't had a chance to use it yet.

I did use Any Video Converter free to convert a movie for my iPad, but had lip sync issues.  Is iPad Movie Converter any better at this?


No lip sync issues with mine.  As I don't have an iPad, I am playing the movie on my PC without issues.  Give it a try, hope it works out for you. 

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