How to Transfer HandBrake Files to an iPad


After you convert videos on your computer using the iPad preset with HandBrake, the free video converter application, you can watch them on your computer, or transfer them to your iPad, a tablet computer made by Apple. HandBrake easily converts video files saved in a variety of formats, including DVD, WMV and XviD. The iPad has a 9.7-inch backlit multi-touch screen, making it suitable for watching videos. You transfer videos to the iPad from the computer using Apple's free iTunes application.

Things You'll Need

  • USB cable
  • Launch iTunes, the free application on your computer. You use iTunes to manage your iPad.

  • Connect your iPad to a USB port on your computer with the iPad's USB cable. The iPad's icon appears in the left side of the iTunes application window.

  • Click "Movies" in the left pane of the iTunes window.

  • Drag HandBrake-converted video files from a folder on your computer into the iTunes window.

  • Click the icon of the iPad.

  • Click the "Movies" tab.

  • Click the "Sync Movies" check box to select it. A list of the movies in your iTunes library appears, with a check box next to each movie's name.

  • Click the check box next to a movie to select it.

  • Click "Sync." The HandBrake movies you selected transfer to the iPad.

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