Have you ever wanted transfer photos from PC to iPad without iTunes or iCloud wirelessly over Wi-Fi? Many people do not like iTunes syncing because it is complicate. iCloud does not allow you to directly share files between iOS device and computers. If you want an easier, safer and quicker data exchange between iPad and computer, you are at the right place. In an earlier guide we already showed how you can download photos and videos from iPad to PC over Wi-Fi using the free wireless transfer app. If you have read this article, you should know this iPad media transfer solution is actually easier then direct USB connection and file transfer. First of all, the wireless photo transfer solution does not require a USB data cable. Secondly, you can selectively pick up any photos and videos you want to send other than load the whole Camera Roll or photo library. Thirdly, the iPad and PC wireless photo video exchange can prevent your iPad from being synced automatically thus you can avoid data loss on iPad. Today, we will be using the same free iPad wireless photo transfer app to demonstrate how you can transfer photos and videos the other way around.
Best iPhone iPad Photo & Video Transfer App
This free wireless transfer app for iPhone iPad however has some disadvantages, for example, you cannot transfer photos in raw format, when you transfer photos from iPhone or iPad to another device or computer, your image files will be compressed, thus you will lose image quality. I tried to sent photos from iPhone 4S to windows 10 via Firefox browser, it reduced source image from 3264*2448p to 960*720p, the original image is 2.47mb, but the one sent to computer is merely 188kb.
Other than this, it does not have a computer version or Android versions. This makes the media transfer not very easy to use. Its transfer speed when sending big files, such as multiple photos and videos, is slow compared to premium wireless or bluetooth transfer apps.
If you are looking for a Wifi transfer app or bluetooth transfer app to share, transfer or exchange photos and videos for iPhone iPad Android and computers, we highly recommend you this best photo & video wireless transfer app.
How to Transfer Photos & Videos from PC to iPad over Wi-Fi without iTunes or iCloud?
Make sure to download the free wireless transfer app on to iPad before we continue to following steps. You just need to install this free photo transfer app on iPad, no software or configuration required on your computer.
Run wireless transfer app on iPad, you can find it automatically access your Camera Roll to load the photos and videos from there, so you can quickly select the media files and share with other iPhone iPad iPod touch users or any PC or Mac computers. In this demo, we are going to upload photos from PC to iPad and send videos from computer to iPad so we have to switch from this Send File mode to Receive File mode, see below screenshot.
Now you get a local IP address. You can access this IP link address from any other devices connected to your local Wi-Fi network. Open a web browser on your PC, such as the Internet Explorer on Windows computers, type in the above IP address from iPad into the address bar of your PC browser and press Enter on your keyboard, you will open a screen like this. Using a Mac? The process is almost the same, check out this guide to upload photos videos from Mac to iPad wirelessly for free.
From there it is very straightforward to send or transfer files from computer to iPad using the web browser on Windows PC. Simply click Upload Files button to browse to your media library or photo albums on your computer, select any photos, videos, movies, images from PC and upload them to your iPad Camera Roll. An easier way to transfer photos and videos from PC to iPad wirelessly over Wi-Fi is to drag and drop your media files from computer to the iPad file upload window in your web browser. This is very flexible and intuitive.
The photo transfer from PC to iPad happens in your local network, no data will be uploaded to the internet, so it is very safe, fast transfer over wi-fi even for large files like HD photos and lengthy movies or videos.