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With the Apple tablet, known as the iPad, it's easier to take work, games, and music with you wherever you go. Although it does not have a drive or USB connector, information can be stored on the Internet and have remote access, this is called "Cloud Space". There are over 90,000 iPad apps that let you access and create information. For millions of people who travel frequently for work and for fun every year, the iPad can provide access to entertainment and information on the go and won't take up much space in your luggage. There are some rules that you need to follow in order to get the most out of your iPad when you travel. Keep reading to learn how to use your iPad on the go.
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The driver definitely should not be distracted by a movie on the road, but passengers can pass the time with pleasure if they pour on iPad films. This is especially convenient with young children on long trips. And you don’t need any DVD player, car TV or the PlayStation built into the trunk.
One common myth says: "Only movies in a specially optimized format can be played on the iPad." So it was when the first one appeared iPad . Then it was necessary to download movies to iTunes, synchronize the tablet via a USB cable, and conversion was a dreary process, requiring special programs and skills to work with them.
Today, everything is simpler. There are two convenient options (and many others, of course).
The first is to use the program AVPlayerHD or its analogue (Oplayer, Buzz Player, etc.). The program is paid ($ 2.99), but it costs its money to every cent. Without problems, it reproduces almost any common codecs and containers, and even video from digital DSLRs that easily crush many tablets on Andro> Copying movies to AVPlayerHD is easy - there are three ways, two of which are via Wi-Fi. By clicking on the "Wi-Fi Transfer" button in the AVPlayerHD main menu, you put the tablet into content reception mode. You can open the IP address of the iPad in a browser or FTP client. What exactly needs to be written will be indicated directly on the screen.
The easiest way to FTP. Open the "Explorer" window (Windows + E), drive in ftp://10.0.0.35:2121 at the top (your address will be different, as in the screenshot), indicate that the login is anonymous. After that, you can simply drag and drop movie files into the window that opens just like when copying from a disk to a USB flash drive. For simplicity, you can make a shortcut on your desktop.
Via a browser, it’s also easy. Opening the specified address, you will receive a window with a button and a list of files already downloaded to the tablet. Downloading is done in the same way as you attach photos to e-mail in some Mail.ru
And of course, you can copy movies through iTunes by selecting a program from the list. Not the most convenient way and quite archaic, but pretty fast. It is convenient if you want to score a tablet with large films to the eyeballs.
The second option is the program Air video . Its main purpose is to play movies directly from a computer or NAS to iPad over the air, converting the format in real time. You can even watch movies saved with Blu-ray on iPad True computer will need a powerful one. And also Air V> A side effect of conversion - films are significantly reduced in volume, and they do not lose much in quality if you select a high bitrate. Accordingly, you can take with you much more films and cartoons to entertain children along the way.
To AirV> Then you need to download the paid ($ 2.99) client part AirVideo for iPad from the App Store on your tablet. Indicate the server from which playback occurs (there may be several), if desired, change the conversion settings. After connecting the client part to the server part via Wi-Fi, you will see a list of directories with your films. You can go over them by pressing Convert, and the computer where the server part of AirVideo is located will plunge into the dense work of converting. In parallel, no one bothers (if the PC is really powerful, for example, on Core i7 Sandy Bridge processors) to watch and stream. By the way, connecting several iPad one server is also supported, but of course, all this requires processor power.
Finally, you can combine AirVideo and AVplayerHD. The first to use to reduce the volume of films and transfer them to a format that iPad accelerates hardware, and the second for storage and playback.