Getting audio and video files onto your iPhone and iPad has always been a nice and simple affair, but only if the files in question happen to be of particular file types. If the files you are trying to upload to your iOS device have been blessed by Apple then you’re laughing, but unfortunately many people use files that aren’t, which usually means lots of re-encoding and general messing around in order to make things happen.
But not with a new app called WALTR. It lets you transfer any video and audio file format to your iPhone or iPad without having to use iTunes, or any file format converter, oh and there is no jailbreak required either.
Put together by the folks at Softorino, WALTR is a converter and uploader in one, with the app not just getting the files onto your iPhone or iPad with the minimum of fuss but also making them playable in the stock iOS media apps such as Videos and Music. This has the benefit of meaning all of your media is where it should be rather than having to hop between apps just to watch or listen to your content.
Supported file types include MP3, MP4, AVI, CUE, WMA, M4R, AAC, M4V, M4A, FLAC, ALAC, and MKV with many of those not natively supported by iOS. With WALTR, that simply doesn’t matter.
Getting the ball rolling couldn’t be any easier. Simply drag the file in question onto the WALTR landing window and watch as the app does the rest – including the automatic conversion of the file in the right format and transferring to your iOS device. You’ll need to have your iPhone or iPad connected via USB and have iTunes closed for WALTR to work, but that’s no hardship – especially when you factor in the time savings WALTR allows.
Once done, you will be able to play them right in the stock Videos and Music apps on your iPhone or iPad. It’s that easy!
WALTR is currently available at the discounted price of $14.97, and if you’d like to give it a try before putting your hand in your pocket then you’ll be pleased to learn that a trial version is indeed available for evaluation, but we suspect you’ll have your credit card in hand quicker than you may think – especially if you find yourself moving media around often.
You can download WALTR from softorino.com/waltr.