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    • funnymonkey
    • By funnymonkey 9th Sep 17, 5:57 AM
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    Can I transfer movies from my Mac mini to a new I pad
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    • 9th Sep 17, 5:57 AM
    Can I transfer movies from my Mac mini to a new I pad 9th Sep 17 at 5:57 AM
    Good morning
    Can anyone please help me.
    I have an Apple mac mini where I have movies stored and I am thinking of buying an apple ipad mainly for watching movies at work but for other things too.
    Can anyone please advise can I transfer the movies from my Mac Mini to my new apple ipad when purchased via my usb port as I dont wish to buy the same movies already stored on the mac just to watch them on my ipad
    Thank you very much
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    • funnymonkey
    • By funnymonkey 9th Sep 17, 6:47 AM
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    • 9th Sep 17, 6:47 AM
    P.S If not possible would it work transferring movies from mu Mac mini to an android tablet of kindle fire please?
    Thank you
    • datostar
    • By datostar 9th Sep 17, 7:48 AM
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    If your movies are in mp4 or m4v format you can place them into iTunes on your Mac Mini then copy them to the iPad via USB. They will show up in 'Videos'. If they are currently in another format Handbrake (free Mac software) can convert them.
    • Undervalued
    • By Undervalued 9th Sep 17, 3:28 PM
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    Another option would be to copy to iCloud (or another cloud service such as Dropbox) then download them on the new iPad.
    • SouthUKMan
    • By SouthUKMan 9th Sep 17, 10:15 PM
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    • 9th Sep 17, 10:15 PM
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    • 9th Sep 17, 10:15 PM
    Assuming these are legal paid for download movies, then all you would need to do is set up your account (whether it's via iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, etc) on the new iPad and download the films again. All those marketplaces (and many others) allow you to download content onto multiple devices.
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