How to Transfer Files from PC to iPad

Try to transfer files from PC to iPad? When owning an iPad, you may like to import music, videos, and photos and more to it now and then, so you can enjoy them freely. But, it’s not easy to do that. If your iPad is new, you can add files to it by just syncing iTunes with it. What if you have had this iPad for some time? If you still do that, you will lose anything on your iPad. It’s annoying, especially when the files on your iPad are original.

Thus, to transfer files to iPad from PC, you’d better try other solutions. You can take Wondershare TunesGo Retro - iOS Transfer or Wonershare TunesGo Retro (Mac)- iOS Transfer for Mac as a try. This ultimate PC to iPad transfer can do that for you in a simple and easy way. With it, you are able to copy music, videos, photos and more from computer to your iPad, and vice versa.

Part 1. How to transfer files from PC to iPad

First of all, download this computer to iPad transfer on your computer. Then, follow us to check out the easy steps below. Here, just take the Windows version as a try.

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Step 1. Run this program

Run this computer to iPad transfer after installing it. Use a USB cable to connect your iPad with your computer. This program will detect your iPad instantly.

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Step 2. Transfer files to an iPad

Here I’d like to share you how to transfer music, videos, playlist, photos and contacts to your iPad one by one.

To transfer music to iPad, click "Media" tab in the left column. In the media window, click the "Music" button. When you come to the music window, click "Add". This will brings up a files window. Find music files or music folder that you decide to import to your iPad. Then upload them to your iPad. When the music format is incompatible with your iPad, this program will help you convert it to iPad compatible one.

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Note: This PC to iPad transfer is fully compatible with iPad mini, iPad with Retina display, The New iPad, iPad 2 and iPad.

It’s the same to import videos to your iPad. Click "Media">"Movies" or "TV Shows" or "Music Videos" or "Home Videos">"Add".

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To transfer playlist to your iPad, you should click "Playlist". Then click the triangle under "Add" on the top of the windows. In its pull-down list, choose "Add playlist from computer".

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If you intend to copy favorite photos to your iPad, you should click "Photos" tab. All albums are displayed on the right. Set an album to save photos. Or you can also click "Add" to create a new album. Then open the album and click "Add" to import your desired photos.

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If you prefer to use iPad to do your job, you may want to transfer contacts in it. To import contacts, you just need to click "Contacts" tab. In the contacts window, click "Import/Export". Then choose "Import contacts from computer." In its drop down list, you have choices: from vCard file, from Windows Live Mail, from Outlook Express, from Outlook 2003/2007/2010/2013 and from Windows Address Book. Choose one. Then find the contact file and import it.

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Note: At present, the Mac version doesn’t support transferring contacts from PC to iPad.

That’s the tutorial about how to transfer files from computer to iPad. Now, just download this computer to iPad transfer to have a try!

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Part 2. Extra Tip: Comparison Between TunesGo and TunesGo Retro

In view that some customers are confused about the functions between TunesGo and TunesGo Retro, we have listed a detailed comparison table between them for further reference. Through the table, you can easily distinguish their differences: TunesGo focuses on freeing your music to discover, download, manage and enjoy your favorite music with a relatively higher price; meanwhile, TunesGo Retro is mainly to transfer music, photos, videos, playlists from your iPhone, iPad& iPod to iTunes Library& PC for backup, to manage music and photos freely with a relatively competitive price. Following are the details:

Supported Devices
iOS Devices
Android Devices  
Music & Playlist
Add Music to iTunes  
Export Music from iTunes  
Convert Unsupported Formats of Music to iTunes  
Delete Music from iTunes  
Delete Music and Video on Device
De-duplicate Music in iTunes  
Remove Lost Files in Tunes  
Search and Delete the Repeated Music on Device
Fix Music ID Tags of iTunes  
Supplement Music Covers of iTunes  
Directly Fix, Edit and Save ID3 Information on Device.  
Download Music from YouTube,SoundCloud etc.  
Record Online Music on Music Sites, Like 8Track, Rdio etc.  
Record App Music, Like Spotify Music etc.  
Burn iTunes Music to CD  
Generate Car Playlist  
Transfer Music, Audio & Playlist:

iTunes <-> Device

Transfer Music, Audio & Playlist:

PC <-> Device

Transfer Music, Audio & Playlist:

Device <-> Device

Intelligently Transfer to iTunes:Only Transfer What's Missing in iTunes
Playlists Are Exported from iTunes with the Original Smart Sorting Rules.
Support to Transfer Users' Data Information: Rating,Play Counts, Skip Counts.
Convert Unsupported Formats to be Supported Ones Automatically via Transfer.
No Need to Use iTunes to Transfer Files to iOS Devices.

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