Are you looking for a way to transfer movies from iPad to iTunes? Videos you synced to iPad and the ones you shoot with iPad camera can't be tranferred back to iTunes Library. iTunes only lets you transfer movies from iTunes to iPad, not the way back. In this case, if you really need to transfer movies from iPad to iTunes to free up space, you should try Wondershare TunesGo Retro. It is the best iTunes companion to copy movies from iPad to iTunes. This program fully supports iTunes 12, and it works perfectly with all kinds of iPad models. The following guide will show you how to transfer movies from iPad to iTunes with the help of TunesGo Retro.
Step 1 Start TunesGo Retro and Connect iPad
After downloading this program on your PC, double-click the icon to start it. Then connect iPad to computer with the USB cable. The software will automatically recognize your iPad, and display the iPad info in the main interface.
Step 2 Export Movies from iPad to iTunes
Choose Media category in the left sidebar, and check the Movies tab at the top middle of the software window. All your iPad movies will be displayed below. Check the movies you need and click the triangle icon below the Export to button, then choose Export to iTunes Library. After that, TunesGo Retro will start transferring movies from iPad to iTunes Library.
After the transferring process, you can find that you have copied movies from iPad to iTunes Movie Library. Now, you don’t need to worry about deleting the movies on your iPad. Actually, besides transferring movies from iPad to iTunes, you can also use TunesGo Retro to manage other media files on your iPhone, iPad and iPod.
Maybe you haven't got any idea on this function of iTunes. If you have purchased movies in iTunes Store, you are able to take advantage of the Transfer Purchases function of iTunes to transfer the purchased movies back to iTunes Library. The following guide will show you how to accomplish the task.
Step 1 Disable Auto Sync of iTunes
Start iTunes on your computer. Then click Edit > Preferences > Devices, and check Prevent iPods, iPhones and iPads from syncing automatically.
Step 2 Connect iPad
Connect iPad to computer with the USB cable, and iTunes will automatically recognize it, then display the iPad icon at the upper left corner.
Step 3 Transfer Purchases
Click File > Devices > Transfer Purchases from iPad at the upper left corner of iTunes, and then iTunes will start transferring purchased items from iPad to iTunes.
Note: The Transfer Purchases function of iTunes only helps to transfer the purchased files from iOS device to iTunes Library.
When the transfer finishes, you'll get the transferred files in iTunes library, including the movies. When comparing the two methods mentioned above, you can easily find out that TunesGo Retro provides an easy and direct way to tranfer all your iPad movies. So if you are interested in this program, just free download it to have a try.