xyster wrote:With regards to iPad 4K. In general, prior to the iPad Air 2, iPad cameras maxed out at 5MP (vs. iPhone's 8MP) so the higher resolutions didn't really approach 4K. In practice, the iPads I tested with were incapable of handling video encoding of anything larger than 1080p. I have not tested with the iPad Air 2 and I don't know if/when I will be able to. I currently have no plans of acquiring one. If you have an iPad Air 2 and are willing to test potentially several iterations of TimeLapse test versions, perhaps we can work together to see if it works.
xyster wrote:TimeLapse uses iOS's built in video encoding facilities. When the encoding size exceeds the H.264 encoder size limits, TimeLapse will fallback to specifying MJPEG. However, I don't have control over how iOS performs the encoding or the various resource limits (especially graphics resources) that are in force on a particular device. My experience has been that iPads generally could not reliably handle the encoding because of graphics resource limits. If you want a test version of TimeLapse with 4K enabled on iPads, I can provide you a test build.
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