iPad is a good choice for watching movies and TV shows on the go. However, iTunes only lets you stream iPad-friendly videos from an authorized Mac to iPad. If the videos you've gotten are not compatible with iPad, or they are on a different Mac which you never use to sync with iPad, you'll come up with problems syncing them to iPad.
Don't worry. Here comes an excellent solution for you. You can do it by using an easy-to-use Mac to iPad transfer tool - Wondershare TunesGo Retro (Mac). This program gives you the chance to stream video from Mac to iPad with zero data loss. Even the video is saved on different Mac, this tool helps you transfer it to your iPad.
The following guide will show you how to stream video from Mac to iPad with the help of TunesGo Retro in detail. If you are in need, don't hesitate to check it out.
Step 1 Start TunesGo Retro and Connect iPad
Download and install TunesGo Retro on your Mac computer, then start it. After that, connect iPad to computer with the USB cable. The program will autopmatically detect your iPad, and display the iPad info in the main interface.
Step 2 Stream Video to iPad from Mac
Choose Media in the left sidebar, and check the Movies tab at the top middle of software window. Then your iPad movies will dsiplay in the window. Click the Add button at the upper left corner to add movies from your Mac computer. After selecting movies, just click the Open button to start streaming movies from Mac to iPad.
If the videos you add aren't compatible with iPad, the software will ask you to Convert then Transfer. Click YES and the program will convert the videos to iPad-compatible file types.
After streaming videos from Mac to iPad, you can have an enjoyment on the go. From now on, you don't have to worry about streaming video from Mac to iPad anymore, and you can get rid of the sync of iTunes.
If you are using Dropbox to sync files on your iPad, you can take advantage of this cloud service to stream video from Mac to iPad. This part will introduce how to add video from Mac to iPad with the help of Dropbox, and you can take a look if you are in need.
Step 1 Download and install Dropbox on both your Mac computer and iPad. Then register with the same account if you haven't registered before.
Step 2 Locate the Dropbox folder on your Mac computer, and add the movie you need into that folder. Then wait until the movie shows up in your iPad Dropbox app. After that, tap the Open in icon at the upper right corner and choose iPad Movies app.
There you go. When you want to enjoy movies on your iPad, TunesGo Retro and Dropbox app can be very helpful for the task. So next time when you are going to transfer movies to your iPad, give these methods a try.