3 Replies Latest reply: Apr 17, 2012 4:34 PM by Kiwiphone4
Aeropars Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

How can I get iMovie compatible video files onto my iPad? I have them in itunes however I can only get them to show in the video app.  they need to show in the camera roll for me to get access to them but I can't figure out how to get them in the photo app.

 

Thanks


iPhone 3GS, iOS 4.3.2
  • 1. Re: Sync iMovie compatible video to iPad 3 for use with iMovie
    Kiwiphone4 Level 4 Level 4 (1,425 points)

    Please do a search of the forums in future, this has been explained many times here.

     

    Sync using the Photos tab, NOT MOVIES.

    So copy your videos to a folder, or iPhoto album.

    Select this in the Photos tab under your iOS device.

    Make sure to tick Include videos:

     

    Photo import iTunes.jpg

  • 2. Re: Sync iMovie compatible video to iPad 3 for use with iMovie
    Aeropars Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    Hello.

     

    I had searched and didnt find what i was looking for which is why I posted.

     

    I don't seem to have the same options as your screen shot. Is that iTunes on a mac? I'm using windows so assume that's why I don't see the same thing.

  • 3. Re: Sync iMovie compatible video to iPad 3 for use with iMovie
    Kiwiphone4 Level 4 Level 4 (1,425 points)

    Hmm,

    https://discussions.apple.com/thread/3026672?tstart=0

    https://discussions.apple.com/thread/3811416?tstart=60

    https://discussions.apple.com/thread/2507426?tstart=60

     

    Download the latest version of iTunes, then plug in your iPad.

    Regardless of what OS you have you will have a photo sync option.

    It may look different being windows, but it is not so dramatically different.

     

    Here is a guide for photos, but works just as well for video:

     

    Step A: Opening iTunes and Setting Photo Sync Up
    Fire up the iTunes – Make sure that your iPad device is selected (see A1), and that you are switched to the Photos section (see A2) – finally – make sure you check “Sync Photos” Radio Button (see A3)…

    Also make sure to Tick the Include Video button!

    Open Itunes and Select Photos Folder

    Step B: Selecting Photo Folders to Sync
    You will be on the same screen – double-check that B1 is checked and move onto B2 – here you will chose folder that contains pics you want to move onto the device. Finally, for the purpose of this exercise – let’s chose “Selected Folders” as in B3 (I try to avoid “All Folders” as my photos folder has a large number of photos that would occupy pretty much all free memory space I have on my iPad)

    Select folders to be synced in iTunes

    Step C: Navigate to Photo Folder
    This should be a straight forward step that you have probably completed many times before – navigate to the folder that contains photos that you want copied onto your device – the path to your folder will be something similar to C1 (emphasis on ’similar’ – but not “the same”). Once done, click C2 (“Select Folder”) as shown on the screenshot.

    Check, Check… Select what you need in iTunes...

    Step D: Excluding Folders from Sync (SYNCING)
    In this step you will be able to exclude photo folders that you don’t want to see on your iPad – Verify that D1 and D2 are correct and then move to D3 where you will select what is being moved onto the iPad.

    ONCE YOU ARE DONE HIT THE SYNC BUTTON (LOWER RIGHT CORNER OF THE ITUNES APPLICATION)

    Select albums you need

    Step E: Open Photo App
    Quick and easy – find a Photo app on your iPad (it’s likely it’ll not be at the same spot as shown here)

    iPad Photo App is opened

    Step F: Opening Albums View
    Once the Photo App is opened – hit the ALBUMS button (see F1):

    Switching to iPad Photo Albums View=

    Step G: Open Album
    Once in “Albums” view of the iPhoto App – you will be able to see all albums that have been synced – the albums should contain the photos you would like to see. For the puprose of this exercise I’ll hit G1 (album with Bird Photos):

    Let's select an album with photos you would like to review

    Step H: The End

     

     

    Here is another guide:

    http://www.trickyways.com/2010/07/how-to-transfer-pictures-from-pc-to-ipad/