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How to transfer files from Mac to iPad

2012-12-12 14:50:11 / Posted by to How to iPad
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Do you use your iPad instead of your Mac to take care of many common computing tasks? But we need to transfer Mac files to iPad at first. Unfortunately, we know that transferring and synchronizing files between the Mac and the iPad isn’t easy. So iPad File Explorer for Mac maybe is right choice for you.
iPad File Explorer for Mac is an easy iPad browser to manage files and folders of between iPad and Mac computer like as if it were a flash disk.
Download the trial version of Mac iPad Files Explorer and try to transfer files onto iPad for free!
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This tutorial will introduce you to use iPad File Explorer for Mac to copy files between iOS devices and Mac computer.

Easy Guide: How to transfer files from Apple Mac to the new iPad?


Step 1: Download and install iPad File Explorer for Mac.
Once you download the zip file, uncompress it by double-clicking in Finder, you will find "iPadFileExplorer.dmg".
Double click the DMG file to mount it to run the installer. Looks like:
iPad File Explorer for Mac installer

Step 2: Use iPad File Explorer to transfer files between iPad and Mac computer, iPad to Mac
After you run the application, and connect your iPad / iPhone device to your computer, iPad File Explorer for Mac will detect the connection of the device automatically, and list out the file system structure on your device.
iPad File Explorer for Mac mainwindow

Introduce buttons and information area:
"Device" - This button is only available for iPhone or iPad device with jailbreaking, shows the real root of the file system.
"Storage" - This button allows to show contents of user storage, like photos and other information. It's for iPhone / iPad with or without jailbreaking.
"Capacity" - Here shows the capacity of current storage
"Name" - Shows the name of the connected devices. You can switch among these devices by selecting different list item.
"Auto Preview" - This is a shortcut to enable preview automatically when you click on an image photo file.

Step 3: Different ways to transfer files from iphone to Mac
iPad File Explorer for Mac action-menu

Right clicking on folders or files which need to be transferred, a popup menu will shown:
"Download To..." - to copy files from iPhone to Mac computer;
"Upload Files..." - to transfer files from Mac computer to iphone or iPad;
"Delete" - will delete current selected folders and files from your iPhone or iPad. (this operation can not be recalled)
Drag & Drop
Other than right clicking menu, you can transfer files from iPad to Mac or Mac to iPad by dragging and dropping operation. Which means, you can drag the folders and files to be transferred from iPad to Mac.

More information of iPad File Explorer for Mac


iPad File Explorer for Mac is not only transfer files from Mac to iPad, but also copy documents from iPad to Mac computer. And it support to manage files and folders of you iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch.
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