iPad air is the fifth generation of iPad models. This stunning iPad air is thinner than ever, but run faster, and offers you a higher resolution, which provides you with a new experience. If you just bought the iPad air, you may can't wait to transfer music, photos, videos and more files to it, so you can play with it soon. To do the iPad air file Transfer, iTunes and iCloud are good helpers. However, you will always suffer from the sync of iTunes, and lose iPad data during the syncing process. As for iCloud, you have to make sure you have a WiFi network to guarantee the backup and restoring process. Even so, the instability of Wi-Fi network may cause the failure of detecting iDevice and file transfer.
Fortunately, you can take advantage of the third-party iPad-transfer software, Wondershare TunesGo Retro. It's a good iTunes alternative, can do what iTunes falls short. With it, you can transfer music, photos, contacts and videos to iPad air with keeping current file quality on iPad air. Additionally, it runs without network connection, and its user-intuitive interface makes itself easy to handle.
What Do You Need?
Wondershare TunesGo Retro is a desktop program, so you'll need a working PC to download and install the program. Also, you should have the USB cable to connect iPad with your computer. Now there you go, and you can follow the guide below to transfer files from/to iPad with TunesGo Retro.
Step 1 Connect Your iPad Air to Computer
Take out the Apple USB cable and use it to connect your iPad air to the computer. Run the software. Your plug-in iPad air will be soon detected. Then you'll see its detailed info shown in the primary window.
Step 2 Select iPad Files
Choose the file category in the left sidebar (this guide takes music file as an example), and your iPad files will display in the right part of the window. Select the files you need and click the Export to button at the top middle of the software window. You are also allowed to click the triangle icon below the Export to button and choose Export to My Computer or Export to iTunes Library.
Step 3 Transfer Files from iPad to Computer
After clicking the Export to button, you will see a pop-up dialog. Choose the target folder on your computer to save the exported files, then click the Save button to let TunesGo Retro start transferring files from iPad to computer.
Step 1 Connect iPad
Connect iPad to computer with the USB cable, and the software will automatically recognize your iPad. Choose a file category in the left sidebar and the files will display in the right part of the window.
Step 2 Add Files to iPad
click the Add button at the upper left corner to add files from your computer. Or you can click the triangle icon below the Add button and select Add File or Add Folder in case that you want to add a whole folder of files into your iPad.
TunesGo Retro also supports various kinds of other files of iOS devices for transfer, including playlists, contacts, SMS, etc. The program will bring much convenience to your daily life, and make the management of iOS devices easy to be done. If you are interested in this program, you can free download it to have a try.