"how to transfer podcasts from ipad to computer? - can any one please tell me how to transfer podcasts from ipad to computer? i was able to transfer podcasts from ipad to computer, but accidentally deleted them. they are still on my ipad but itunes won't do the transfer purchases again. Note, my computer is off line right now, how can I transfer again? thanks."
Podcasts are actually free of charge. That means you could redownload the podcasts you've downloaded on your iPad within iTunes on your computer. But this would be a hard work if you happen to have downloaded a lot of podcasts and would like to transfer all these podcasts from iPad to computer. Therefore, Apple has made it possible for you to transfer podcasts from iPad to computer with iTunes. Of course, you could also try other tools that could help you transfer podcasts from iPad to computer without iTunes. This guide would show you both.
Part 1: How to Transfer Podcasts from iPad to Computer with iTunes
For iOS data transfer and managing, iTunes would be the first choice all the time. iTunes is the most common way for iOS users to transfer data like music, video, podcast from iPhone, iPad, iPod to the computer. To transfer podcasts from iPad to computer with iTunes, you could follow the below instructions:
- Connect your iPad with computer via the USB cable for iPad.
- Launch iTunes and then you could see your iPad icon.
- Open the "File" option and then go to "Devices" tab.
- Choose "Transfer Purchases from iPad" option.
- iTunes would then immediately transfer purchases from iPad to iTunes library.
Then you could go to the iTunes media folder location to find the podcasts you've just transferred from iPad. Generally speaking, the default iTunes media folder location is C:\Users\Username\Music\iTunes\iTunes Media. Of course, you could go to "Edit > Preferrences > Advanced > iTunes Media Folder location" to get the target directory.
Part 2: How to Transfer Podcasts from iPad to Computer without iTunes
Is there any way in which we could directly transfer podcasts from iPad to computer but not iTunes library? Of course, you could use some 3rd-party iPad data transfer software apps to carry out this task. The best one is Leawo iTransfer, a professional iOS data transfer software app that could help you directly transfer up to 14 types of data and files between iOS devices (iPad, iPhone, iPod), iTunes and computer, podcasts included. That means, you could directly transfer podcasts from iPad to computer without iTunes.
☉ Transfer files among iOS devices, iTunes and PCs with ease.
☉ Transfer up to 14 kinds of data and files without iTunes.
☉ Support the latest iOS devices like iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, etc.
☉ Play back, view, and delete data and files on iOS devices.
Download and install this iTransfer on your computer. The below steps woulds how you how to transfer podcasts from iPad to computer without iTunes.
Step 1. Launch the software
Run the software and connect your iPad devices to computer with USB cable. You could see your iPad on the left sidebar.
Step 2. Choose podcasts to transfer from iPad to computer
Go to " iPad > Library > Podcasts" tab. Here you could view all podcasts on your iPad tablet, delete podcasts, and play back podcasts. Choose the one you want to transfer from iPad to computer. You could check all podcasts or just a few podcasts for transferring. After checking podcasts, right click and then choose "Transfer to > My Computer" option.
Step 3. Set output directory
Then, there will pop out a "Transfer" window to let you decide the output directory. On the "Save to folder" box, set an output directory to save the podcasts from iPad on your computer.
Step 4. Transfer iPad notes to PC
After you set output directory, click the "Transfer Now" button to start to transfer podcasts from iPad to computer without iTunes immediately. You then only need to wait for the tranfer to complete.
With Leawo iTransfer, you could transfer multiple data and files like music, video, photos, etc. between iOS devices, iTunes and computer. If you're using a Mac computer, you could make use of Leawo iTransfer for Mac.