Does Camera Connection Kit allow playing movies off an SD Card?


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As far as I'm concern, you need three things:

a) free "disk" space on the ipad
b) you need to "import" the movie file from the SD to the internal memory, so you can't play the movie from the SD
b) movie must be in a compatible format (MP4)

That means that you can have several movies on a big SD card, but you must import files and delete it from the ipad's internal memory in order to free more space for new movies.
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That's what I had heard but today I tried to load some mp4's that were on a card alongside some photos, and no matter where I put them (in/out the DCIM directory) the iPad 2 didn't 'see' them. I presume it's the photo software that you use to import?

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