3 Methods to Transfer Photos from iPad to iMac
It was the first Macintosh machine without legacy PC to have a USB port but no floppy circle drive. Because of this, all Macs have the USB ports. Through the USB ports, equipment producers could make items perfectly with both x86 PCs and Macs.
On the other hand, iPad is known as one of the most influential tablets around the world. iPad can be used to do all the daily work as computer or your laptop. It makes the work easier since iPad's are very handy. The excellent speed and outstanding display quality of the tablet have allowed Apple to lead the tablets industry since. Now everyone wants an iPad. It's essential to know how to transfer your photos from your iPad to the Mac to release more space for iPad. You may also want to back up your photos to Mac for the safe consideration.
Method 1. How to Use Dr.Fone - Phone Manager (iOS) to Transfer iPad Photos to iMac
To make it easy to transfer photos from iPad to Mac, I suggest you to use the third party tool, Dr.Fone - Phone Manager (iOS). It's a functional iPad to Mac photo transfer software, letting you transfer photos from iPad, Photo Library and Camera Roll to Mac, easily and quickly. You can either transfer all photos or selected photos as you like.
Dr.Fone - Phone Manager (iOS)
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Follow the easy tutorial on how to transfer iPad photos to Mac
Step 1. Use a USB cable to connect your iPad with the Mac and launch Dr.Fone (Mac). Select "Phone Manager" from all the functions. After detecting your iPad, this software will display your iPad information in the primary window.
Step 2. Transfer photos from iPad Camera Roll/Photo Library to Mac.
On Photos window, click Camera Roll or Photo Library on the left side of the window. Then you'll see all photos saved in Camera Roll or Photo Library on the right. Select the wanted photos and click Export. Find a folder on your Mac to save these photos, and click Save to start transferring photos.
Step 3. To transfer a photo album to Mac, right click the photo album in the left sidebar, and select Export to Mac from the drop-down list.
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Method 2. How to Use iPhoto to Download Photos from iPad to Mac
With iPhoto, you can also download iPad photos to Mac. Follow the steps as below:
Step 1. Connect your iPad to your Mac by plugging in a USB cable.
Step 2. Open the iPhoto application on your Mac. iPhoto shows you the photos saved in your iPad.
Step 3. Select the photos you want to import. Then, click Import Selected.
Step 4. When done, you are asked whether you want to delete or keep photos after importing.
Method 3. How to Use Image Capture to Copy iPad Photos to Mac
The steps below show how to use Image Capture for transferring iPad Photos to your Mac.
Step 1. Connect your iPad to Mac with a USB cable.
Step 2. Open the Image Capture application on your Mac.
Step 3. Select the photos you want to import to your Mac.
Step 4. Choose where you want to save the photos on your Mac. Then, click on Import or Import All.
Step 5. When done, you can see the photos imported marked with a green check mark.
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