How to transfer iPad slideshows to desktop PC

After making a fantastic slideshow on iPad with Photo Slideshow Director HD,  you may want to transfer the slideshow video to Desktop PC. Then you can copy it to USB drive for playing on HDTV, or burn to DVD disc, and etc.

You can move a iPad slideshow to computer in two different ways: 1. Wireless transfer to PC using Photo Slideshow Director HD’s built-in WiFi transfer. Read Tutorial>> 2. Transfer the slideshow to PC using iTunes.

How to transfer a slideshow to computer from iPad using iTunes?

Step 1 :  Output a slideshow to a movie file.  Please tap the “Export” icon on the main screen toolbar and share movie to “Photo Library”.

create a slideshow on ipad and transfer it to pc

Output the slideshow to a video format

After touching “Photo library”, a window will pop up, asking you to enter title and description for the slideshow. Then choose a video resolution for 360p, 540p and 720p.

write video title and description

create a video with title and description

Although the video encoding speed is really fast on iPad, especially on the new iPad, you still need a little patience.  To encode a 5 minutes video of 720p,  it may take about 8 minutes.

Step 2 : After encoding is finished, the slideshow video will be saved to your iPad Photo Library. Now connect iPad to your computer using USB data cable.

Step 3 :  Open iTunes on your computer and it will automatically recognize the iPad and show iPad name under “DEVICES”. Click iPad name and choose the “App” tab on iTunes,  scroll down to File Sharing Section:

Save iPad Slideshow to Desktop PC

Save iPad Slideshow to Desktop PC


Step 4 : Please find our app icon (its name is “PhotoDirector”) and select the .MOV/.MP4 slideshow videos you just created, then click the “Save to…” button to save the videos to your computer hard drive.

Then you can copy the slideshow video to USB memory stick or burn it to DVD.



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