How to transfer PDF to iPad/iPad 2 for eBook reading
After the hilarious launching of iPad, the world is talking about iPad. So are people around me. Many friends ask me one question— how to transfer PDF to iPad? They ask because they use iPad to read eBooks. However, they can’t download PDF files through Safari or transfer their local PDF files to iPad for reading. Maybe many iPad users have the same problem. So here I want to show you 2 methods to transfer PDF to iPad for eBook reading. These 2 methods also suitable for transferring PDF to the new released iPad 2.
Method 1 .Transfer PDF to iPad directly via iTunes 10
You can transfer PDF to iPad directly via iTunes 10 now within 3 steps.
1. add PDFs to your iTunes library
2. connect your iPad to your PC
3. Sync PDF to your iPad
However, there may be some questions for me: Firstly, I have to update my applications toiTunes 10 and iBooks 1.1 or later. Secondly, The PDF contents in iPad are un-reflowable. The reading experience is poor.
Method 2. Convert PDF to EPUB and sync it to iPad via iTunes
No doubt that EPUB format files have better reading experience compared to fixed PDF documents. Because it not only can adjust its text display for iPad screen in an optimized way, but also is a compatible format for iTunes and iBooks of any version.
In this approach, I just need to convert my eBooks format from PDF to EPUB by the specific PDF to EPUB Conversion Software. According to different Operating System, I can select PDF to EPUB Converter (for Windows) and PDF to EPUB for Mac. Each of the software enables you transfers your eBooks from PDF to EPUB in batches.
As my PC is Windows 7, so I choose the Windows version. Besides, the tutorial How to convert PDF to EPUB helps me a lot for the details. Of course, if you are a mac user, the guide How to convert PDF to EPUB on Mac would be more appropriate for your requirements. If you are a Windows user, the all-in-1 EPUB Builder may also helpful to you if you want to create EPUB eBooks from various formats such as PDF, Word, HTML, Text, CHM, EPUB, and Images.
Then, I can feel unlimitedly to sync my output EPUB eBooks to iPad via my iTunes. The restrictions of version of iBooks and iTunes have gone, while the great reading experience has come to me. You can also transfer PDF to iPad 2 via methods above to enjoy the great reading experience.
Note: If you need to watch DVD movie on iPad, we recommend How to convert DVD to iPad 2.