How to Sync Movies to iPad from Computer Without iTunes?

Video Transfer Sync Movies to iPad Posted by Estrella H.| Last Updated: Aug. 20, 2018

How to add videos to iPad/Pro/Air/Mini from Windows (10) PC or Mac without iTunes.

As we all know, watching movies on iPad is really a joy with its big and high-texture screen. Portable with HD videos supported as well, iPad can be regarded as a prior choice for movie lovers.

In addition to watching movies online or downloading movies from iTunes library to watch them on iPad, you also can sync some movies videos to iPad from computer. How to sync movies videos from computer to iPad without iTunes? This post provides the easiest method.

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Sync Movies to iPad with iTunes – Cons

Transfer Videos Between Computer and iPad

1. iTunes cannot be the almighty candidate to smoothly transfer movies from computer to iPad because of its complicated operation and easy crashing issue (especially on PC).

2. Besides, iTunes supported video formats are limited to MP4, MOV and M4V. Those movies which are downloaded from YouTube or exported from video camera cannot be synced to iPad with iTunes. Those video formats like FLV, AVI, WMV, MKV, M2TS, etc. are incompatible with iTunes and iPad.

Is There Any Other Way to Sync Movies to iPad from Computer Without iTunes?

You need an easier and more powerful video transfer tool to sync movies from computer to iPad without iTunes, without data erasing. For example, WinX MediaTrans:

1. Easy to operate and intuitive movie manager interface.

The clear and straightforward main interface will easily guide you into the movie manager window. You can see all your movies on your iPad in the Video Manager window. Just click "Add Video" button to select your wanted movies and press "sync" button to sync them into your iPad.

2. Auto convert unsupported video & audio formats to iPad.

By clicking Settings icon on the main UI and checking Options button, you can see the tag "Auto convert video format to MP4 (H.264)" is selected by default and you can also freely choose "Auto convert music format to MP3 or AAC". This means you can add movie videos or audios in almost any format to iPad and then they can be normally played on your iPad.

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3. Auto rotate movie video by 90 degrees.

WinX MediaTrans supports rotating videos automatically by 90 degrees to fit your iPad for full-screen playback.

4. Two-way video transfer. High quality and fast speed.

Two-way video transfer between iPad and computer is allowed with WinX MediaTrans. It can not only sync 4K or 1080p HD videos & movies in batch from computer to iPad, but also export iPad videos to computer to release storage for your iPad. Better still, it will cause no data loss during the video transfer process.

5. Other top 5 main functions of WinX MediaTrans

Remove DRM from iTunes movies, music, audio books and export in DRM-free MP4/MP3;
Two-way music/photo sync between computer and iPad/iPhone without iTunes;
Make free ringtones for iPhone (X/8) from any favorite songs;
Transfer eBooks, PDFs, EPUBs, ringtones, iTunes U, Podcast and more between PC and iPad/iPhone;
Turn your iPad/iPhone into flash drives to store Words, Excels, PDFs, etc.

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How to Sync Movies from Computer to iPad with WinX MediaTrans?

Free download and install WinX MediaTrans on your computer (Windows 7/8/10 or Mac). These three steps below will tell you how to sync your movie videos to iPad/iPad Pro/Mini/Air, etc. without iTunes.

Step 1: Launch WinX MediaTrans and the interface with main function buttons appears. Plug in your iPad into PC via a USB cable.

Notice: You can use WinX MediaTrans to sync media files between computer and iOS devices completely without iTunes.
If you have installed iTunes on your PC, in case iTunes syncs the data and info of your iPad automatically, remember to check iTunes Preferences --> Devices --> "Prevent iPods, iPhones and iPads from syncing automatically" and close iTunes.

Step 2: Click "Video Manager" to go to the video sync interface. All of your videos stored on iPad will be detected and displayed automatically on this interface.

Besides, the movie or music videos you bought from iTunes store are DRM protected with the red lock sign. (Removing DRM can also be easily achieved within this software.)

Then you can click "Add Video" button to browse the movie video files on your computer and select the movies you'd like to sync to iPad. Or you can drag the videos you want to this interface directly.

Tip: Movies and Video Recorded columns are not allowed to import videos.

Step 3: Click "Sync" button to begin putting your movie videos onto iPad/iPad Pro/Mini/Air. The incompatible format of your videos will be converted to MP4 (H.264) for playback on iPad during this process. The time to video syncing depends on the amount of videos. 1GB video can be transferred in about 1 minute.

How to Put Movies onto iPad from PC with WinX MediaTrans

How to Sync Movies/Videos to iPad from Computer Without iTunes, Without Data Loss

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1. Transfer video: Sync videos, movies between iPhone iPad and computer. Convert video to MP4.
2. Photo transfer: Transfer photos from/to iPhone iPad. 1000 photos transfer only costs 1 minute.
3. Sync music: Transfer music from/to iPhone iPad. Edit songs. Convert music to AAC/MP3.
4. Free DRM: Transfer iTunes music, movies, and audio books along with DRM releasing.
5. iBooks manager: Transfer iBooks from/to iPhone iPad. Convert EPUB to PDF, TXT, HTML.
6. Ringtone maker: Make free iPhone ringtones from any favorite song.
7. Flash drive: Turn iPhone iPad into flash drives to store PDF, Excel, Word, etc.

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