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BEST way to transfer Litchi Waypoint pics & vids to iPad mini or aptop

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Rogerdodger, May 23, 2016.

  1. Rogerdodger

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    What is the BEST way to be able to see & review the photos & videos shot in Litchi App?? I cannot find how to view them.
    I am flying a Phantom 3S,..using Litchi app, on iPad mini 4.
    Help!!
     
  2. flywindy

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    Hay Rogerdodger,
    I've got the same problem and was thinking it might be a "senior moment"! It seems that litchi does a great job of taking you where you want to go so you can get that perfect video but it falls short in letting you view it easily! If I am missing something here I wish someone would set me straight!
     
  3. vx2

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    Open the DJI Go app after the bird has landed and you can view the recently shot contents. A pain, especially if you're low on battery, but it's the only way.


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  4. flywindy

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    Tks vx2! I was hoping there would be a better way! As good as litchi is I would be willing to pay more for it if it would do more in viewing and editing!


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  5. Sagebrush

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    The photos and videos are not stored on Litchi. (Yeah, I know the GO app has videos.)

    They are on the card in the bird.

    SB
     
  6. Chefmad

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    Is there a setting in litchi to store the pics on the sd? I just off loaded the card to pc and it's emty. I was checking out the panorama feature which seemed to work great.
     
  7. Sagebrush

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    Nope. They should be there. Fire up your machine and try taking a photo and video with it sitting on the ground, shut down and check your card.

    SB
     
  8. impilot51

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    Should be in the same folder as if you had shot video/pics with DJI Go. Why anyone would want to use the downlink video/pics on their phone is beyond me. They are always terribly inferior to what is on the SD card. I was just out shooting today in Litchi, and both photos and videos are on the SD card. They are located here: DCIM/100MEDIA.
     
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  10. impilot51

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    Yep, great way to get the high res stuff off the SD card and into your iPad. I guess I glossed over that....cause I just take that directly to my MAC, and anything I want on my iPad I just sync via iCloud. Never really though of taking it directly from SD to iDevice.
     
  11. Jdhill

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    That's what I did as well, but I got tired of waiting for it to sync via iCloud. I'm impatient like that. I just got the Lightning adapter about a week ago. I must say it was well worth 39$. Videos take seconds to transfer
     
  12. impilot51

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    I like to edit, color correct, etc., so I an not in a hurry to get footage onto my iDevice. I do all that on my MacBook, then sync the finished product.
     
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    Unfortunately as I am new to all this, and my editing skills are limited. I have the premier video app on my IPad and that's what I use. I know I could do more advanced editing on my Mac, but until I get more knowledgeable on how to use a more advanced editor I will have to stick to the simple app . If you have any advice or video tutorial suggestions for a beginner who's eager to learn and get better,I would appreciate it.
     
  14. impilot51

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    Hmm..well,first you need to decide that you want to get into editing. Since your a Mac guy, the best two editors out there, at least that have a pretty wide following (barring some very expensive ones used by the film industry, is Final Cut Pro X and Adobe Premiere and/or Premiere Elements. Lowest cost is Elements, and now can edit 4K video. I am not familiar with it, as I use FCP X. I do know though that FCP X is about $300 or so, so not cheap. There is a 30 day trial of Adobe Elements 14 available on Adobe's web site, as well as a bunch of tutorials. That would probably be where I would start if I was moving from the Premiere App on an iPad.