iTunes movie syncs

Discussion in 'iPad' started by thekb, Jan 12, 2012.

  1. thekb macrumors 6502a

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    I am trying to manage my movies that are synced to my iPad and have questions.

    I have 400 movies in my iTunes library and about 5 are currently on my ipad. I want to uncheck those 5 and pick another 5, or I want to uncheck 3 of them and add 4 news ones, whatever. My question is, is there anyway to view the synced movies other than thumbnails. It's a real pain to scroll through hundreds of thumbnails in search of the checked boxes to see what is already syncing and it's like a needle in a haystack. Is there a way to have iTunes show me only the synced movies?\\\ Or better yet, show only the movies that are currently set for sync?

    I hope this is making sense. Thanks
     
  2. smoking monkey macrumors 65816

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    Would love to know as well. It's bloody awful for syncing movies. As you say, it's like searching for a needle in a haystack.

    I wish there was a folder system built into itunes at the very least. I know you can do movies as playlists but that doesn't really do the job properly.
     
  3. thekb thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    How would the movie playlists help you locate which movies are currently synced?

    Surely there are other viewing options we have yet to discover?
     
  4. smoking monkey macrumors 65816

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    You don't use the typical itunes movie list that appears in your ipad/iphone screens. You make a normal playlist in itunes, drag and drop any movies you want into the playlist from your itunes movies and then sync.

    Those movies/vids etc will then appear on your ipad/phone in the normal way.

    That way you use the playlist and not the iphone/ipad movie tab to organize your movies. If you want to delete a movie, just take it out of the playlist.

    It's an okay system but I'd still like it better if I could do it within the phone/pad movie tab.
     
  5. thekb thread starter macrumors 6502a

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    I guess we're the only two with this problem ...

    But here's another one, how come sometimes when I try to sync movies to my iPad, it just won't do it? I select them in the movies tab and hit sync, then it "looks like" it is syncing, but it does not copy the movie over?

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    And let me add one more question to this, not movie related, but something I saw when syncing my iPad. As it was transferring purchases from iPad to iMac, one of the apps that said it was syncing was something called ""prozhezhi", which I have never heard of. Any idea what that could be?
     

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