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Movies to ipad

Discussion in 'iPad General Discussions' started by only4you, Nov 21, 2010.

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    hello everyone,
    is there a simple way to transfer my movies collection that i have on my pc to the ipad? i tried using the itunes but i had no luck. My son has an ipod touch 4 and he can easily transfer movies to the ipod using iyunes, i tried to use the same trick with my ipad but it never worked....can you help??

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    What format are your videos?
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    they are in different formats but mostly avi.
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    I am using VLC Media Player. Just yesterday I was saying how it worked fine but today turned out to not be the case. Some are jaggy and some freeze. Looking into a new media player now.:(
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    ok, but my point is not the quality of the movie or how to play them on ipad....my point is how to transfer the movie to the ipad??
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    Your best bet is going to be converting them to a format the iPad can read. It's a pain but at least you know they will work. I use handbreak the best freebee I have found.
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    You just drag and drop them on itunes. open itunes, on the left side you could see your library. Click on videos, then drag and drop all movies. Im not a tech savvy , this way works for me.
    Oh, and you could convert them to mp4 using Handbrake.
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    Dvd

    Taking a chance on using this thread I also have a doubt. How can I import my DVD movies into iPad ?

    Thanks !
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    you have to rip them off first, convert them to mp4 then drag and drop them to itunes. sync your ipad.
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