iPAD : Saving files from iPAD

Posted on July 8, 2010

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When you receive an email with attachment, the iPAD do not have an option for you

to save the attachment. You can only view it . There are 2 ways you can save

your attachment. In both methods, you can easily transfer your file out to your

desktop.

EASIEST : Use ReaddleDocs ( cost US$ 4.99 ) – it is a good buy

ReaddleDocs is a revolutionary document viewer, file manager and attachment saver for iPad.
It can catch documents from any source you can imagine: PC or Mac computers, web sites, email attachments, iDisk, Dropbox and other online file storages and even iPhones. All files are saved to your iPad locally so you can enjoy reading them anywhere!
ReaddleDocs features outstanding PDF viewer that:
✚ opens large PDFs
✚ supports full text search
✚ has text reflow mode
✚ handles PDF links and outlines
✚ opens password protected documents
✚ extracts text from the PDFs
★ Copy files From Mac or PC via Wi-Fi
Any Mac OS X, Windows XP/Vista/7 computer can connect to the iPad running ReaddleDocs and operate it like a wireless flash drive. No additional software is required.
★ Read Office Documents
ReaddleDocs’ built-in viewer supports PDF, MS Office (Word, Excel and Powerpoint) and Apple iWork files. To read documents from other software like MS Project, Visio or OmniGraffle simply print them as PDF files and copy to ReaddleDocs.
★ Save Email Attachments
Forward email with attachment to your unique Readdle Storage mail-in address and save it to your device using ReaddleDocs. Or download files directly from IMAP/POP3 enabled mail servers.
★ Share Files With Your Friends
Email files directly from ReaddleDocs. Or even transfer documents between the iPads.
★ Transfer files to iPad with or without Wi-Fi
ReaddleDocs supports transferring files to your device using both EDGE or 3G network. Just upload your documents to Readdle Storage using regular Internet connection and instantly access them from the ReaddleDocs.
★ Save Documents From the Web
Use built-in web browser to find and save files from the Web directly to your device. Save whole webpages with images to read them offline.
★ Access iDisk, Dropbox, GoogleDocs And Other Storages
ReaddleDocs allows you to download and upload files from MobileMe iDisk, Dropbox, GoogleDocs and other services. If you use more than one online storage, ReaddleDocs will handle all of them. Even some home NAS drives are supported.

CHEAPER OPTION :
You can easily save files to your DropBox account from your iPad.  All you need is a free DropBox account and GoodReader. GoodReader is a file management system for the iPad, and cost only US$0.99.
Most files on the iPad, including email attachments, can be opened in GoodReader. Once you have your file in GoodReader, select “Manage Files” on the right side of the app and select the file you want to move. Notice the options to Cut(Move) or Copy? Select the one you want.
Once you select the file you want to move, a green dot will appear next to the file name, and scissors will appear below the file name if you chose “Cut” instead of “Copy”:
Next you want to select “Connect to Servers” on the right side of the GoodReader app. Here you can connect GoodReader to your DropBox account.
Select DropBox, and the list of folders and files you have in your DropBox account will appear in a new window with an option to “Paste” at the bottom right of the new window:
Select “Paste” and the file you selected in GoodReader will be pasted in your DropBox account and available on the DropBox website and any device you have DropBox installed on.
The file then appears in your DropBox account:
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