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.




615 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 24

Trusted

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
2099 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 125

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

301 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


168 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

671 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 72


  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:

Gigatown winner town and plans
Created by freitasm, last reply by mdooher on 27-Nov-2014 16:28 (75 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


My un-consented UFB install
Created by thurthur, last reply by mdooher on 28-Nov-2014 08:33 (56 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Click Monday Deals
Created by mrtoken, last reply by Krishant007 on 24-Nov-2014 17:11 (25 replies)
Pages... 2


Gull Employment Dispute.
Created by networkn, last reply by dafman on 27-Nov-2014 14:00 (145 replies)
Pages... 8 9 10


The Warehouse pulling R18 games and DVD's
Created by semigeek, last reply by Geektastic on 27-Nov-2014 18:32 (64 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


This is the end ...
Created by joker97, last reply by scuwp on 28-Nov-2014 07:54 (30 replies)
Pages... 2


A couple of Lightbox updates...
Created by Lightbox, last reply by NZtechfreak on 27-Nov-2014 22:56 (15 replies)

Spark Fibre Modem with Gigabit Ethernet
Created by Rudder, last reply by plambrechtsen on 27-Nov-2014 11:21 (13 replies)


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.