"Can I transfer videos from iPad to DVD so I have them forever?". "How can I convert iPad video to DVD disc on my Windows 7 PC so I can watch iPad videos on TV?"

With iPad become increasingly popular and the camera being capable of HD video recording, many people record important and happy moments with iPad tablets. It’s impossible to directly transfer iPad video to DVD disc. However, you could firstly transfer video from iPad to Mac or PC via iPad transfer app, and then burn iPad video to DVD disc with DVD burner tool. This guide offers you detailed solution on how to transfer video from iPad to computer and how to burn iPad video to DVD disc.


Part 1: Transfer Video from iPad to Computer

As we all know, Apple iTunes allows people to transfer videos and movies purchased from iTunes store between iOS devices and iTunes, and offers no access for iPad users to transfer videos shot with iPad to iTunes and computer. Therefore, to transfer video from iPad to computer, you need to use 3rd-party iPad transfer app. Leawo iTransfer offers you effective and easy to use solutions on this.

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#1. Connect iPad to computer

Connect iPad to computer via digital cable and then open the iPad device.

#2. Choose iPad videos

Open the Movies tab under iPad device and then select target videos. Right click selected videos.

$3. Transfer settings

On the right-click menu, select “Transfer to > My computer”. And then set transferring directory in "Save to folder" box.

#4. Start transferring

Click the bottom right “Go” button to start transferring videos from iPad to computer.

Part 2: How to Burn iPad Video to DVD on Mac/Windows

With iPad videos transferred to your computer, you could then be able to convert and burn iPad video to DVD disc with Leawo DVD Creator. Leawo DVD Creator offers professional yet easy to use DVD burning solution to help you convert and burn iPad video to DVD disc, available in both Windows and Mac versions.

Why Choose Leawo DVD Creator

1. Convert and burn any video (up to 180 formats like M4V, MP4, AVI, FLV, etc.) to DVD disc, folder and/or ISO image file.
2. Edit source iPad video files like adding signature, changing video effect, rotating videos, adding 3D effect, etc.
3. Add and edit disc menu by adding background music/image/video, changing title position, text color, font, etc. .
4. Plenty of disc burning settings like TV standard, burning to folder/ISO/disc, burning engine, etc.

How to Convert iPad Video to DVD with Leawo DVD Creator

Download and install Leawo DVD Creator on your computer via the above-given links. Insert a blank writable DVD disc (DVD-R/DVD+R/DVD-RW/DVD+RW) into the DVD recorder drive if you want to burn iPad video to DVD disc. Start up Leawo DVD Creator and then follow the below steps to learn how to convert iPad video to DVD.

1. Add iPad video

Since you have transferred video from iPad to computer, you could lick the "Add Video" button and then browse the transferred iPad videos for adding to this DVD Creator.

Note: Set output disc type (DVD-9 or DVD-5, according to the disc you’ve inserted into the drive), aspect ratio and frame rate at the bottom. You could play back loaded iPad videos, and edit iPad video files like trimming video length, cropping video size, rotating video angle, adding image or text watermark, changing video effect, etc.

2. Add a disc menu (optional)

If you like, you could add a disc menu to the output DVD file and get edited disc menu via the menu designer built in. On the right sidebar, select a disc menu template. Click the middle of the template to preview it. Click the pencil icon on the preview panel to edit disc menu, like adding background music/video/image, title and text editing, etc.

3. Burning settings

Click the big green "Burn" button. On the popup sidebar, set "Burn to", "Disc Label" and "Save to" options on the popup sidebar. "Burn to" option allows multiple choices.


  1. You could also set DVD video mode of output DVD disc. Click the wheel icon on the top-right corner and then select “Burn” tab to do this (Mac users click the "Preferrence > Burn to" option on the menu bar to set DVD video mode). You could select from NTSC and PAL (NTSC TV mode is used in the United States of American and Canada, while PAL is used in Australia, part of Asia, and some European countries).
  2. Insert DVD disc into DVD recorder drive, set output DVD disc type at the bottom of the main interface, and then choose DVD recorder drive as target under "Burn to" option if you want to burn iPad video to DVD disc.

4. Burn iPad video to DVD

After settings, click the bottom "Burn" button. Leawo DVD Creator would start to burn iPad video to DVD file immediately. On the Burning interface, you could see the burning progress and do after-done settings.

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