Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Buying anything on Amazon? Please use the Geekzone Amazon aff link.




635 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 32
Inactive user


Topic # 105956 15-Jul-2012 08:50 Send private message

Hi All,

After much trouble I copied one of my kids DVD's to mp4 for a upcoming trip in the car.

Now I need to get it onto the iPad.

Is there a easy way over wifi? Or even cable, but please dont say ITunes (yuk!)

Cheers

-Al

Create new topic
2136 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 129

Trusted

  Reply # 655846 15-Jul-2012 10:03 Send private message

You could buy goodplayer which can download files from a server (all on the ipad) it will also deal with other formats than just the stock mp4/aac.




Previously known as psycik

NextPVR Based HTPC:

Gigabyte AMD A8 Brix --> Samsung LA46A650D via HDMI, SiliconDust HDHomeRun Dual DVB-T Tuner, NextPVR, Plex Plugin 
Clients:
Popcorn Hour A-100, 1xATV2, 1xATV3, Roku3
Windows 7 Ultimate Host (Plex Server)
3x2TB, 1x3TB, 1x4TB + 1x1.5TB using DriveBender, VMWare Workstation 10 with 1xW7, 2xW2k3 1xUbuntu 11.10 Desktop, 1xWHS2011, Plex, Crashplan, NextPVR channel for Plex

UnblockUS - Unblock your freedom

305 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 13

Trusted

  Reply # 656019 15-Jul-2012 15:52 Send private message

Hmmm... I would be inclined to suggest that you take the time/trouble to accept that iTunes can be a useful portal to keeping your iDevice synced with content, and perhaps more importantly, backed up in case of loss/damage.
I know that iTunes can be sluggish and it seems to have gotten more & more bloated as Apple are trying to get it to handle more & more functions... but using the tabs within iTunes (when your device is plugged in) to decide what content you want synced to or removed from the iPad becomes easier the more you use it.
The content does have to be imported into the main iTunes library first tho'...




Cheers,
Mike

iPhone photo/general blog - here


167 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 657710 18-Jul-2012 15:24 Send private message

Not a fan of iTunes either but battled my through it!Plug in the iPad  - right click the iPad icon on the left side of iTunes about half way down.Open Movies - open Windows Explorer to where your movies are - click on the movies your want on the iPad and then just slide them into Movies in iTunes. Click Sync at the bottom and that's it. 

gjm

683 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 73


  Reply # 657741 18-Jul-2012 15:53 Send private message

AirVideo - convert it to watch off the device or stream it from a pc live to your TV. Works well.




[Amstrad CPC 6128: 128k Memory: 3 inch floppy drive: Colour Screen]

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Post your Boat
Created by TimA, last reply by SepticSceptic on 30-Jan-2015 14:19 (28 replies)
Pages... 2


Am I going down? App for the fearful of flying.
Created by networkn, last reply by Sideface on 29-Jan-2015 23:07 (47 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Police Speed Campaign - Summer 2014/2015
Created by nzkiwiman, last reply by mdooher on 30-Jan-2015 15:35 (160 replies)
Pages... 9 10 11


Bad lower back.
Created by TimA, last reply by turnin on 30-Jan-2015 14:22 (76 replies)
Pages... 4 5 6


Which canon flash?
Created by esawers, last reply by gcorgnet on 30-Jan-2015 15:12 (18 replies)
Pages... 2


New to VDSL and wondering if I can change where the modem connects in the house
Created by Valcor, last reply by quickymart on 29-Jan-2015 20:59 (17 replies)
Pages... 2


AdBlockers on Geekzone
Created by freitasm, last reply by wally22 on 29-Jan-2015 09:55 (69 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Help recognize big black spider nope
Created by solival, last reply by heylinb4nz on 30-Jan-2015 13:34 (16 replies)
Pages... 2



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.