which app to watch videos offline?

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  1. daddywoofdawg

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    I want to watch videos I have downloaded on my Ipad2 (not air) offline. which app to watch videos offline?I have tried pocket but you can't watch videos offline,tried dropbox but same story. which app to watch videos offline?
     
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    You can watch videos offline with Dropbox, when you favorite the file.
     
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    A couple of often mentioned offline video player apps are AVPlayer and OPlayer. They have a variety of methods you can use for downloading videos, including DropBox. I have no idea what the best option is, or even which or the best. OPlayer does what I need it to do on the rare occasions I need it; so I stopped looking.

    Though, as Johanna said, you can play videos from Dropbox when offline, if you favorite them first (while you are online) and wait for them to finish downloading. I you don't need a lot of features, and only occasionally play videos offline, it may be good enough.
     
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    Both only work with youtube, and you can't watch videos offline any more.
     
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    dropbox doesn't let you watch videos offline or I'm doing something wrong.tips/how to?I get no internet connection available when I try to view a video offline with dropbox.How is apple so big when it's such a pain to do anything on it.PC download it to a files and watch it anywhere,or put it on a thumb drive,and watch it on any pc.As you can tell I'm a new apple user.
     
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    Unless you favourite the video in Dropbox and wait for it to finish downloading while online, you won't be able to watch it later while offline.

    If you check out this Dropbox page it tells you, along with other things, how to save videos and other files for offline access. https://www.dropbox.com/en/help/32

    Here's another page which describes how to add videos to your Dropbox account and how to download them to the Dropbox app on your iPad for offline viewing. http://www.gottabemobile.com/2014/12/09/how-to-put-movies-onto-your-ipad-without-itunes/
     
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    Will this work with Google Drive also?
     
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    Yes, Google Drive has a "keep on device" option that can be applied to the files individually.
     
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