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How to Transfer Videos to iPad With and Without iTunes

The iPad is not only a great music player, ebook reader, and gaming device, but also a perfect portable video player. The crystal clear screen of iPad makes it watch video an excellent visual experience. This article will focus on how to transfer movies, DVDs and other videos from Windows PC or Mac to iPad via iTunes and without iTunes. So it will be divided into two parts. The following takes Windows PC as an example.

Part1 Transfer Videos to iPad With iTunes

Step1. Connect iPad with your computer and launch iTunes and Click “File > Add File to Library” to add videos to iTunes library.
If you do not have iTunes install on your PC or Mac, you may download it from Apple’s Official Website. The latest version is iTunes 10.7.

Step2. From LIBRARY section of iTunes source list, click “Movies”, and you will see the movies you just added.

Step3. Select iPad in DEVICES section of iTunes source list. Drag the movie in library list to iPad Movies. You will see the video in iPad Movies list and at the same time iTune will sync the newly added video to your iPad automatically.

1.To delete movies on iPad, please select iPad Movies in DEVICES section of iTunes source list, right click the movie and click “Delete”.
2.Please note that iPad only supports H.264/MPEG-4 video in MP4/MOV format. If you want to sync DVD or other video files to your iPad, you need to use DVD to iPad Converter to convert these videos to iPad compatible video format firstly.
3. There is a step-by-step guide titled How to watch DVD on iPad.

Part2 Transfer Videos to iPad without iTunes

In this part, it is necessary to use an iOS App called Wireless Transfer App. I have downloaded it on the App Store.

1.Launch the Wireless Transfer App and you will find the http address at the bottom of the screen as shown on the below screenshot.

2.Open a web browser in your computer and type the address exactly as the same as the address on your iPad.

3.Click the Upload button on the top right corner of the webpage. Select the videos ready to be uploaded from your computer. Then the videos will be downloaded to your iPad very quickly.

Frankly speaking, the syncing process with iTunes is much more complicated compared with the Wireless Transfer App. What’s more, we may usually come across some unexpected problems in the syncing process with iTunes. If you also feel troublesome with iTunes, you can try the Wireless Transfer App without hesitation.

How to Convert DVD to iPod on Windows

We have talked about how to convert DVD to iPod on Mac, therefore, this article will focus on how to achieve this on Windows. Since there are so many video converters, I would like to take DVD to iPad Converter as an example. The whole article contains five steps.
1. Install DVD to iPad Converter
Download Website: http://convert-dvd-ipad.com/download.php

2. Add DVD

Run Socusoft DVD to iPad Converter, click “Open DVD” button to import the DVD. You also can preview the video in the built-in mini player.

3. Customize output video parameters
(1)Choose the output format

Click ”Profile” box, choose the appropriate item in the “Apple iPod” list.
(2)Do some basic edition
I have talked about this aspect in details before, please refer to How to Do Some Basic Video Edition with DVD to iPad Converter.
(3)Choose the output file folder
Click the “Options” button to reset the output file folder for personal preference.

4. Start to convert
Click “Start Encode” button to start the DVD to iPod conversion.

5. Find the output video
After the conversion is completed absolutely, click the “Folder” button to find them. Then you can sync the converted DVD to iPod with iTunes.

You can enjoy DVD on your iPod wherever you go with the only five steps.

Convert MKV to M4V on Mac

Not all videos can be played on Apple iPad/iPod/iPhone, Apple TV. Or we can say that these Apple products can only support some fixed video formats, such as M4V. But what can you do if you would like to enjoy a video with MKV format on some Apple product? Subler is a nice free converter to convert MVK to M4V. It’s very easy to operate. I will explain the entire process of conversion in details.

Step1. Download and install Perian. Because the Subler cannot work without Perian;

Step2. Download and install Subler;

Step3. Import your MKV video resource to Subler;

Step4. Customize Parameters of output files;

Step5. Click ”Save” button to save the M4V file and select a folder in the “where” box.

Then you will see the “saving” progress. There is no need to wait for a long time in spite of the original size of MKV video resource thanks to the converting speed of Subler. Then the output M4V video can be synced through iTunes to the Apple products which can support M4V format.

The only function of Subler is to convert MKV to M4V. If you have videos with other formats, you have to download some other converters to meet your special needs. It’s too troublesome. So you may consider installing a converter which can convert any video resource available to almost all popular formats, such as Apple iPod/iPad/ iPhone, Apple TV, Blackberry, Nokia, FLV, Mobile Phone, AVI Video,MP4 Video and 3GP video, etc. You can download the DVD to iPad Converter for Mac V3.3.1.

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