Movies to iPhone

dobymax

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How do I get a movie from my desktop on my laptop to my iPhone? Thanks.
 

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If the video isn't in an itunes-friendly format, you can convert it with Handbrake. Then add it to iTunes and sync it to your phone.
 

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If the video isn't in an itunes-friendly format, you can convert it with Handbrake. Then add it to iTunes and sync it to your phone.
It is converted by Handbrake with the file to my desktop, which I have. I don't know how to get it from my desktop to iTunes to my phone.
 

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Open iTunes and drag the file over.
 

radtechy

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Use a 3rd party media app that plays almost any video format and load the file into the app


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Or just use one that does live conversion (Air Video) and stream it.
 

dobymax

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Ok, I tried dragging it over to iTunes but it wouldn't let me. When you say select File, what do you mean? With the new iTunes I am lost. Sorry for the trouble. :(
 

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I hate iTunes 11. I wanna roll back to 10


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upgrade to iTunes 11 yesterday and haven't did transferring movies, would like to know the solutions, also will try myself soon.
 

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I'm not sure why folks seem to be struggling with this.

Using iTunes 11, open iTunes, select the movies tab at the top of iTunes.

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Using Windows explorer, navigate to the file folder where the movie file is located. Select the file and drag and drop it in to the iTunes window where your current movie files are showing. Keep in mind that this will only work with movie files that iTunes will play natively (MPEG, MPEG4, QuickTime, etc.). It will not work natively with .avi, .flv, .vob, .rm, wmv. If you have these types of files you will need to convert them to a native format before you can drag and drop them or import them as Europa noted above.

Connect your device.

In iTunes, scroll to and select the movie file you just copied. Please bear in mind that the new iTunes will separate purchased content and home movies (such as recorded by your phone or iPad). These will be on a separate tab labelled Home Videos.

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Once selected, drag and drop the file on top of your connected device in iTunes and you will see a copying dialog box show in the top display window in iTunes. Once copied it will appear in the movie list on your device.
 

radtechy

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Talon,

How do you get the sidebar on the left like iTunes 10? (you're first pic you posted)

Maybe I won't hate 11 if I have that back. Then I can find my stuff the way I'm used to


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Talon,

How do you get the sidebar on the left like iTunes 10? (you're first pic you posted)

Maybe I won't hate 11 if I have that back. Then I can find my stuff the way I'm used to


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On a Windows PC, select the iTunes program and press Control+S or from the menu bar select View, Show Sidebar.
 

radtechy

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Thanks a million!

I thought the whole purpose of 11 was to clean up the screen and remove the sidebar.

Maybe you can help with this one too

With my videos....

They are grayed out when "sync" is unchecked for the iPhone. As far as I remember if you checked that you pick and choose which ones you want to go in the iPhone; well when I do that and select lets say 3 or 4 it wants to put every single one on.

In other words it all by checking the sync box but if I don't check the sync box I can't do any.

I never used to have this problem before




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