At present, iPhone 5 is one of the most in demand technological gadgets. One of the advantages of this device is that we can use it to watch any videos: from YouTube top-rated videos, video shootings, to HD movies and TV shows up to 1080p. Although the native supported video formats by iPhone 5 are restricted to H.264 and MPEG-4 encoded MP4, M4V and MOV, there are plenty ways to turn your iPhone 5 into an HD media player with free iPhone 5 movies. In the following guide There are 3 ways for you to get and watch free movies on iPhone 4S/iPhone 5.

Method 1 : Copy movie files (from computer) into your iPhone 4S/iPhone 5 to play

Getting movies to the iPhone 4S/iPhone 5 through iTunes can be expensive. If you are a movie nut who owns lot and lots of great DVD movies and videos that you dream of watching on your iPhone 4S and iPhone 5, don't worry because you can!

Transfer movies to iPhone with iTunes

iTunes includes the capability to convert some movies into a format that can be played on your iPhone4S and iPhone 5. Just follow the steps below:

Step1: Open iTunes and add the movies to your Library.

From the Advanced menu, choose Create iPhone Version. While converting, you will notice an item named "Converting..." appear in the list on the left.

Step2: When the conversion is complete, iTunes will create a copy of your movie in your iTunes library. There will be two movies listed with the same name. The file with a kind of "MPEG-4 video file" is compatible with your iPhone 5 and iPhone 4S.

Step 3: Connect your iPhone 4S/iPhone 5 and sync the converted movie to it.

**Note** : 1. iTunes only supports .mov and .mp4 movie format.  2. Your device memory space is occupied.

Install 3rd party computer-based app to play multiple movie formats on iPhone 5.

Video Converter for Mac support almost all type of video format like XVID/DIVX AVI,WMV,WebM,H264,MKV etc, it has presets that will convert video to the correct sizes and formats for your iPad, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPod, and other media players.

Step-by-step guide to convert and play movies for free on iPhone 5/iPhone 4S.

  1. - Install the app named "iFunia Video Converter for Mac", and add your movie files by dragging and dropping.
    - Choose the video file, click "Output Format" drop-down button, select "Apple device" in the drop down list that opens and choose the iPhone formats you want. After all this done, you could start converting movies to iPhone 4S by clicking the "Start" button.
  1. - You can now playing your movies on the iPhone 4S/iPhone 5.

Method 2 : Get free movies to iPhone 4S/iPhone 5 via local network or over internet

iPhone is good for playing videos but now you're confronted with a new problem: how much can you store on your device? Air Video helps eliminate that dilemma by allowing you to stream video over the network from your home computer and streams it to your iPhone 4S. It converts unsupported files on the fly, and plays almost any file type you throw at it.

Watch free movies on iPhone 4S/iPhone 5 with Air Video:

Air Video Server software. (Install on your PC/MAC ) Download here
Air Video iPhone  app. (Get it from AppStore ) Download here
** Note : There are  Free and Paid versions in the Appstore. Compared to Paid version, Air Video Free limits the number of displayed items in each folder. **

    - Firstly, download and install the Air Video Server software from the above link. Share your video's folder by "Add Disk folder".

    - Secondly, download and install the Air Video app into your iPhone or iPad via AppStore.

  1. - Launch the Air Video app from your iDevice. It will shows you all the videos file in the folder that sharing from the Air Video Server.
  2. - Choose any video files to play from the Air Video Server via WIFI network connection.

Method 3 : Watching free movies on iPhone 4S/iPhone 5 with video watching apps

Netflix is probably the coolest app for watching free movies on iPhone 5. The official Netflix app is free, and allows regular Netflix subscribers to manage their DVD and streaming queues. It allows you to stream the same shows and movies available online.

Vimeo is also one of the best and most complete iPhone 4S video applications. With Vimeo app you will be able to watch browse and search different video content. Besides watching videos you will also be able to upload your own video content to the website.

Want to know more about the iPhone 5? Read our article on the iPhone 5 supported video format to learn what video formats iPhone 4S/iPhone 5 supports the best. Also check out our guide on Play AVI to iPhone 4S  and play 1080p/720p MKV on iPhone 4S.