Top 4 iPad File Managers to Easily Manage Files on iPad (Video, Music, Photos, eBooks, etc)

By Rico Rodriguez to iPad Management | Last Updated on Sep 17, 2023

To better manage your iPad files, you need figure out an easy-to-use iPad file manager. Don't know which one is practical? In this article, we will show you top 4 best file managment tools for iPad Pro/Air/Mini and each of them are full-featured, intuitive and useful. Just keep on reading and find out your favorite one.

iPad file management puzzle: I want to copy my iPad Mini 4 files to my local PC so that I can have backups of my iPad. So far as I know, iTunes doesn't have such feature like exporting files from iPad and it is difficult to use when sync files with my PC. Is there any functional iPad file manager capable of transferring iPad files to computer?

It is true that users never stop to look for suitable file manager for iPad on accout of different uses, for example, backup iPad photos, transfer purchased movies/music from iPad to computer, create music playlist, delete files or folders, make personal ringtones, etc. In fact, there are a large amount of such programs on the market. But it is pretty difficult for ordinary users to make a detailed comparison among thousands of them. Accordingly, we make a top iPad file manager list for you after doing a thorough investigation.

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MacX MediaTrans, a treasured iPad manager to easily transfer files (photos, videos, music, voice, ringtone and eBooks) between iPad and computer, as well as freely mount iPad as flash drive to store various data (pdf, word, folders, music, etc).

  • Photo
  • Music
  • Video
  • iBook
  • Ringtone
  • Flash Drive

No.1 Best iPad File Manager – MacX MediaTrans

One of the biggest concerns is file transferring function according to people's expectations to the best file manager for iPad. Some users believe that file backup function is a must-have feature for iPad data manager. Satisfyingly, MacX MediaTrans is such kind of all-around iPad file management software which provides the simplest solution to manage iPad Air 2/Mini 4/Pro music, videos, movies, eBooks, voice & ringtone, photos, etc.

iPad music manager

To be an iPad music manager, it can:

* Transfer music from iPad to Mac and vice versa.
* Create/delete/edit playlist without iTunes limits.
* Modify music tracks, albums and genres.
* Make personalized ringtone for iPad.

iPad video manager

To be an iPad video manager, it can:

* Import/export iPad videos & movies from/to computer.
* Auto rotate video to fit iPad display.
* Convert video to iPad supported format.

iPad photo manager

To be an iPad photo manager, it can:

* Download photos from iPad iPhone iPod to Mac/PC. >>> Transfer photo from iPhone to Mac.
* Copy iPad photos in batch.
* Move 100 4K photos from iPad to Mac in 8 secs.

iPad eBooks manager

To be an iPad eBooks manager, it can:

* Import EPUB, PDF and audio books to iPad.
* Export and convert EPUB to PDF, HTML, TXT eBooks.
* Delete books one by one or in batch.

What's better, this iPad transfer also can be used as an free iPad mounter that can freely mount iPad as an USB flash drive to store/transfer various files including pdf, word, ppt, excel, folders, music, videos, pictures, apps and many more.

How to Use iPad File Manager to Manage iPad Files on Mac/PC

Prior to organize files on iPad Air 2/Mini 4/Pro, you ought to download this iPad file transfer on your Mac (macOS Sierra/El Capitan supported); if you are a Windows user, please turn to Windows version (Win 10 supported). Here, we take iPad music management as an example since the steps to transfer iPad photos/videos/eBooks are similar to iPad music transfer.

How to export music from iPad to computer

Step 1: Launch MacX MediaTrans and click "Music Transfer" on the main interface, and then you can see all iPad music here.

Step 2: Select the music you'd like to transfer from iPad to computer.

Step 3: Click "Export" to start transferring music from iPad to Mac/PC. Later, file manager for iPad will automatically copy the selected iPad music to computer.

export iPad music to computer

How to manage iPad playlists

There are lots of outstanding iPad music management feature brought by MacX Mediatrans. Follow the below instruction to organize your iPad playlists.
* Click "+" on the left-hand-side to add new playlists and rename the playlist.
* Click "Edit" button on the top to edit the information of each song, for instance, title, artist, album, composer etc.
* Click "Delete Music" button to delete music from iPad.
* Click "Refresh" to restore to the original iPad data.
* Click "Sync" to sync all the changes to iPad library.

iPad file manager

No.2 OneDrive

Developed by Microsoft, OneDrive allows users to sync files and later access them from a web browser or mobile devices. Acctually, this free file manager app for iPad is a free online storage space provided by Microsoft. Users can receive 15GB free storage previously, but they must pay extra fees monthly for more storage space (100GB, 200GB or 1TB).

How does OneDrive manage your iPad files:
* automatically backup iPad photos.
* easily organize and access all items on iPad.
* move, delete, rename, create and search files from any devices.
* share files publicly or with your contacts.

iPad file manager app

No.3 Documents 5

Honestly, a majority of people have applied Document 5 app on account of its utility management feature. One of the most impressive functions from Documents 5 iOS file manager  app is protecting files on iPad with the application of password protection.

Other terrific features from Documents 5 iPad file transfer app:
* view Office documents, read and annotate PDF files.
* edit text and search inside documents.
* watch movies, tune in music and view photos.
* copy documents from Mac/PC to iPad and share files with anyone you want.
* download articles from the Web to read later.

File manager for iPad

No.4 - FileMaster

According to statistics, a large amount of users prefer to use FileMacster app. In addition to password protection, the feature of hiding files and folders provided by FileMaster makes it differ from other ordinary iPad file managers.

More valuable features from FileMaster:
* create, copy, cut, paste, delete and move folders.
* sync files with popular cloud services like Dropbox, SkyDrive, Box, etc.
* organize documents, photos, videos and music.
* playback videos/movies easily thanks to a built-in media player.

File manager app for iPad

MacX MediaTrans - Best Ever iPad File Manager

All-in-one iPad file organizer to organize & manage iPad files, transfer iPad content and free up iPad space to make iPad what it should be. No useless files, no redundant apps and no more junks on iPad.

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