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How to Transfer Files from Mac to iPad

"It has been a month of puzzle for me on how I can transfer files from my Macbook Pro to iPad mini 4. I cannot drag the files like music, photos, movies or contacts from Mac to iPad. Any suggestions?"

Sure, iPad is a great device for dealing with files or watching movies. However, it doesn't behave like flash drives or Android phones which allows you to paste and copy files to it easily. So, where's the one-stop application for moving, copying and transferring iPad files? And where is the simple or even eccentric-but-insanely-great tool for transferring files from Mac to iPad?

Look no further. iPhone Transfer for Mac is just the easy-to-use application which can transfer files from Mac to iPad fast. This application enables users to transfer photos, movies, music, contacts, iBook, PDF files, ringtones, TV shows and more from Mac to iPad in the blink of an eye. Whether you are using the newest iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, iPad mini 4 or other older iPad models, iPhone Transfer can provide the same service to you.

Free download the trial version of the iPhone Transfer for Mac and follow the step-by-step-guide to transfer files from Mac to iPad.

Transfer Files from Mac to iPad Pro/Air/mini

Step 1. Run iPhone Transfer for Mac and Connect iPad to Mac
First of all, launch the program on your iMac or Macbook (Yosemite included). Then, plug iPad to Mac via the USB cable. The software will automatically detect your iPad and show the libraries in the left side and the basic info of iPad on right window.

connect ipad to mac

Step 2. Add Photos, Music, Videos, Contacts, PDFs and Other Files to iPad
Transfer Photos from Mac to iPad: Click "Photos" in the left pane. Then, click "Add > Add File/Add Folder" to browse your Mac computer and select the photos you want to transfer to iPad. After that, click "Open" to start transferring photos from Mac to iPad.

transfer photos from mac to ipad

Sync Music/Movies from Mac to iPad: Click "Media" in the left column and then you can see Music, Movies, TV shows, Music Videos, Podcasts and more on the top toolbar. Choose "Music" and click "Add" to choose songs on Mac and transfer them to your iPad. You can apply the same way to transfer Movies, Ringtones and other media files from Mac to iPad.

sync music from mac to ipad

Import Contacts to iPad: To import contact to iPad, select "Contacts" > " Import contacts". Then, you can choose import from CSV or vCard file on your Mac.

import contacts to ipad

Add PDF Files to iPad: Click "Books" and select "Add" > "Add File/Add Folder" on the top tool bar. Now you can browse the PDF or ePub files on your Macbook. Choose those you want to add to iPad and click "Open" to transfer PDF from Mac to iPad.

add pdf to ipad

All done! You'll find that it is very easy to sync files from Mac to iPad with iPhone Transfer for Mac. Now, check more features of this program:

* Transfer Music from iPad to Mac/iTunes and vice versa;
* Transfer and organize photos from iPhone and iPad;
* Export contacts and text messages in the format you want;
* Add, edit, backup and restore iPhone contacts on computer;
* Convert non supported video and audio formats to iPhone/iPad/iPod supported formats easily.

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