"How to watch movie on iPad? Is there any effective solution to convert the HD edition of Elf for my iPad Air? I would like to watch this movie on my iPad with my kids."

With fast approaching of Christmas, questions like this become popular online. This guide would offer you an effective way to convert Christmas HD movies to iPad tablets, Android tablets and phones, and other portable devices without quality loss for on-the-go movie watching.

Part 1: Top 5 Christmas Movies for Watching

Watching movies on Christmas with family and friends can be entertaining. Below are top 5 Christmas movies for watching on the upcoming Christmas with your family and friends.

Top 5 Christmas Movies
Title of Movie Genre Starring Release date Synopsis
Love Actually Comedy, Romance Hugh Grant, Martine McCutcheon and Liam Neeson 14 November 2003 This is a good film with an affectionate theme. It follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely and interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England. With the scenes of success, joy, luck, sincerity and harmony, the movie is brimming with love that actually can be spread like a fire to all people whether they know each other or not. Watching the movie can also ignite the fire of love in your heart and have everything done smoothly with love around Christmas.
Home Alone Comedy, Kids & Family Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern 16 November 1990 The Christmas movie that made Macaulay Culkin a household name, It is a story about a little boy that accidentally gets left at home by himself on Christmas. With his family out of town, Culkin's character, Kevin McCallister, plans to entertain himself, but soon finds that his house is the target of burglars and must take drastic measures to protect his house. This is a great comedy for the holiday season that the whole family will love.
It's a wonderful life Drama, Kids & Family, Classics, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Comedy James Stewart, Donna Reed and Lionel Barrymore 7 January 1947 This movie is a true Christmas classic that the whole family will love. Since its release in 1942, this James Stewart and Donna Reed movie has come to be regarded as one of the best Christmas movies of all time. When it debuted in December 1946 it was nominated for five Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Actor (Jimmy Stewart), and Best Director (Frank Capra). A touching story involving a man and his guardian angel that is great for people of all age, and a movie that truly gets better every time you see it.
A Christmas Story Drama, Kids & Family, Comedy Peter Billingsley, Melinda Dillon and Darren McGavin 18 November 1983 One of the most watched Christmas movies of all time, A Christmas Story has become a staple for movie lovers during the holiday season. It is the story of a 9 year old boy, Ralphie Parker, who has just one wish for Christmas - a Red Ryder BB gun. There are some really funny parts to this movie involving Ralphie and the rest of his family as Christmas approaches. Will Ralphie get his dream present for Christmas? You will have to watch the movie to find out for yourself.
Elf Comedy, Kids & Family Will Ferrell, Edward Asner and Bob Newhart 7 November 2003 Elf is a warm-hearted Christmas comedy that tells a story of a baby boy who was mistakenly brought to the North Pole in Santa Clause's bag. He grew up in the elf world and had a wish to go back to his true family in New York. When he returned, he discovered the world was not as peaceful as he had imagined. The Christmas was losing its influence on the busy and lack of affection New Yorkers. He decided to help the world resume the sentimental path which the world was walking off.

Part 2: Convert Christmas Movies to iPad before Watching Movies on iPad

After you get various Christmas movies, how to watch movies on iPad? It's highly possible that the format of Christmas movies you got is not supported by iPad, therefore you should convert Christmas movies to iPad supported video formats like MP4, MOV, or M4V. To convert Christmas movies to iPad video formats, you need to use a professional video converter.

Leawo Video Converter provides excellent assistance in converting Christmas HD movies to iPad tablets. It could easily convert Christmas HD movies to MP4, MOV, M4V, MKV, WAV, AVI, FLV, etc. without quality loss for multiple devices like iPad, iPhone, Galaxy Note 4, Nexus 6, etc. The steps below tell you how to convert Christmas HD movies to iPad MP4, MOV videos.

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Guide on how to convert Christmas movies to iPad:

Step 1: Add Christmas HD movies

Download and install this Video Converter on your computer and then run it. Open the "Convert" tab, and then directly drag and drop your Christmas movies into this program. After loading, you could play back the movies via internal player, select subtitles and audio tracks, make some editing work like adding watermark, applying 3D effect, etc.

Load source files

Step 2: Set output profile

Click the drop-down box next to the "Add Photo" button and then select "Change" option to enter the Profile panel, where you need to select MP4 or MOV from "Format" group as output format, or directly open "Device" group to select desired iPad model as output device.

set output profile

Note: If you need, you could click the "Edit" button on the drop-down profile setting box to adjust video and audio parameters like video codec, aspect ratio, frame rate, resolution, audio codec, bit rate, channel, sample rate, etc.

set detailed parameters

Step 3: Convert Christmas HD movies to iPad

Go back to the main interface, click the big green "Convert" button. A sidebar would pop up and you could set an output directory there. After setting output directory, click the "Convert" button at the bottom of the sidebar to start converting Christmas HD movies to iPad tablets.

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Note: Mac users could use Leawo Video Converter for Mac to convert Christmas HD movies for iPad tablets on Mac OS 10.6 or later.

Part 3: Watch Movies on iPad after Transferring Movies to iPad

How to watch movies on iPad after you get the Christmas movies (now in iPad compatible video formats)? Before watching movies on iPad, you should transfer movies from computer to your iPad. You can use a video file transferring program like Leawo iTransfer to transfer videos from computer to iPad.

Guide on how to transfer videos from computer to iPad with iTransfer:

1. Run Leawo iTransfer and connect iPad.
2. Click "File > Add > Add File/Add Folder" to add videos from computer.
3. Wait for the video transfer ends.

After the transfer process is completed, disconnect iPad with computer, and you can open the video files on the iPad for watching films on iPad.