Can I move a iPad purchased movie to my pc?

Discussion in 'iPad' started by stisdal, Apr 25, 2010.

  1. stisdal macrumors 6502

    stisdal

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    So I bought (not rented) a movie on the go on my iPad, when I tried to sync with my pc, it flashed a warning that all content on the iPad would be lost!!!

    Is here a way for me to get this movie moved to my pc library?
     
  2. Stetrain macrumors 68040

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    It sounds like you tried to sync it with a different PC than you did the first time.

    You should be able to right click the iPad in the iTunes sidebar and choose "Transfer Purchases."
     
  3. bowlerman625 macrumors 68020

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    I would think you should be able to save it in the iTunes library. Just as if when you purchase a song on the fly and sync, it is added to your iTunes library on the Mac or pc.
     
  4. stisdal thread starter macrumors 6502

    stisdal

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    Thank you very much. That worked.

    (it was the same PC as I have always synced with, I had just never synced movies yet)
     
  5. Bcadiere macrumors newbie

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    I just purchased Avatar on my iPad. After I transferred purchases to my Mac the movie is now on my mac and still on my ipad. I would have thought the movie could only be on one device.
     
  6. xraydoc macrumors 604

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    That applies to rentals.
     

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