How to download and transfer online videos to iPad?
Do you want to download YouTube videos to Mac and then enjoy them on iPad without a video converter? This article will introduce how to download web videos on Mac and transfer these videos to iPad easily.
There are plenty of video sharing websites for us to have entertainment like YouTube, Metacafe, Break, etc. When you download videos from these websites on Mac, you may find that a lot of downloaded videos are FLV files. And this really makes you feel inconvenient to enjoy the downloaded videos on iPad. It is true that there are a lot of ways to download videos from website to Mac. However, when you get the videos successfully from websites, you still have to search for a video converter to make the video format compatible with iPad. How awful it is!
Actually, download and transfer online videos to iPad can be more easier if you choose an appropriate helper. Wondershare TransPod for Mac is a video transfer between iPad and Mac. It can transfer any format video which you download from websites on Mac to iPad directly without video converter or iTunes. The procedural of transfer and conversion are finished in seconds during dragging. Want to see more about it?
Part one: How to download videos from website on Mac
Step 1, Install video downloader on Mac
Download Wondershare AllMyTube for Mac to your computer and install it at first. Then launch it.
Step 2, Set downloaded video folder location
Select "Preferences..." from menu and click the "Change..." button to set downloaded video folder location. Or you can keep it as default. Remember the location of the downloaded videos so that you can find the videos correctly after downloaded.
Step 3, Download online videos to Mac
Visit the video sharing websites as you like to play videos. Drag the video URL to the program window directly to begin downloading.
Note: This application only works with Safari browser on Mac.
Part two: How to transfer online videos to iPad
Step 4, Connect iPad to Mac
If you want to transfer these downloaded videos to your iPad from Mac, the first thing you need to do is installing Wondershare TransPod for Mac in your computer. Then launch it and connect iPad to Mac properly.
Step 5, Set conversion speed and quality(Optional)
As we know, most downloaded files are not supported by iPad. Therefore, with this built-in converter, you can convert videos to any format. Before it, you can set the conversion speed and quality by selecting "Preference..." from menu.
Step 6, Move videos from Mac to iPad directly
When you click "Movies" on the left side, you will see the video files in your iPad. Click "Folder" button, and enter the folder which you set to save downloaded videos previously. All the videos you downloaded on Mac are displayed on the right side. Just drag the videos to iPad, the conversion and transfer will be processed automatically after dragging.
Note: Copy videos from iPad to Mac is also available. The steps are the same as above.
Obviously, the Wondershare TransPod for Mac is not only a video transfer between iPad and Mac, but also a video converter. Compared with iTunes, it is more convenient and easier. All the conversion and transfer operations are finished only by dragging video files back or forth between iPad and Mac. With the help of it, you don't need to worry about the format compatibility problem any more.Moreover, if you want to find a web video downloader, Wondershare AllMyTube for Mac is a pretty good choice.
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