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.

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