How to Transfer Photos from iPad Air/iPad mini to Mac
If you want to transfer some memorial photos from iPad Air/iPad mini to Mac? This iMobie guide will show you three ways to make it.
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Question: "I took a lot of photos on the iPad Air, now I want to transfer photos from iPad Air to my Mac computer, because these photos takes me a lot of memory space. So I hope to copy these iPad Air Photos to my Mac, do you have a better way to help me to transfer these Pictures from iPad Air to Mac computer? Thanks your help!"
- A User from Apple Support Communities
With the built-in digital camera in iPad Air/mini, People like to use their iPad Air/iPad mini to record some important moments like a beautiful sunrise, happy smiles on the kids, cute animals, and more, but a lot of Photos could eat up the limited space on iPad Air/Mini. Moving these photos from iPad Air/iPad mini to Mac and then deleting them on device is a good idea to free up space on iPad Air/mini and save precious photos on Mac. But how to transfer photos from iPad Air/iPad mini to Mac? To help you solve this problem, we will show you three methods to transfer photos from iPad Air/mini to Mac.
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Part 1: Transfer Photos from iPad Air/iPad mini with AnyTrans
Before we start this tutorial, let's do a brief introduction about AnyTrans.
AnyTrans is the professional tool to transfer and manage iOS contents on iDevices. It allows you to transfer the iOS content, such as, Photos, Movies, Ringtones, Voice Memos, Music Videos, Photo Library, iTunes U, Call History, Albums, and so on. It also allows you to transfer a lot of photos from iPad Air/mini to Mac with one-click by using " Content to Mac" mode on AnyTrans, which could save your time and energy. In addition, when you transfer Photos from Mac to iPad Air/mini, it doesn't erase the existed data on your device.
After learning about the AnyTrans, we can use it to transfer photos from iPad Air/mini to Mac now. So let's get started.
Step 1. Free download and install AnyTrans on your Mac. Then run it, and connect your iOS device to Mac through a USB cable.
Step 2. On the homepage, click on Photos and choose one item among photo files.
How to Transfer Photos from iPad Air/iPad mini to Mac – Step 2
Step 3. Preview and select the photos you want to transfer from iPad Air/mini to Mac, and then click on "To Mac" button. Then choose a folder on your Mac to save the imported photos, and click on "Open".
How to Transfer Photos from iPad Air/iPad mini to Mac – Step 3
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Part 2. Use iPhoto to Transfer Photos from iPad Air/iPad mini to Mac
Step 1. Run iPhoto and connect your iPad Air/mini to Mac via a USB cable.
Step 2. Preview and select the photos you want to import.
Step 3.Click on Import Selected.
How to Use iPhoto to Transfer Photos from iPad Air/iPad mini to Mac
Step 4. When finished, you will be asked to determine to delete or keep photos on iPad Air/mini. If you choose "Delete Photo", iPhoto will erase the imported photos on your iPad Air/iPad mini. But the "Keep Photo" option is opposite.
Note: Using iPhoto to copy photos from iPad Air/mini to Mac is only applied to transfer the photos in Camera Roll. If you want to transfer another files like Photo Stream, Photo Library, Photo Share, you could refer to the part 1 to transfer.
Part 3: Use Image Capture to Transfer Photos from iPad Air/ iPad mini to Mac
Step 1. Run Image Capture, and then Connect iPad Air/mini to Mac via a USB cable.
Step 2. Select the photos you want to transfer.
Step 3. Choose the place you want to save the photos, and then click on Import or Import All.
Step 4. When the process is over, you can notice that the photos transferred are marked with a green check mark.
Use Image Capture to Transfer Photos from iPad Air/iPad mini to Mac
Note: Image Capture only supports transferring photos in Camera Roll. If you want to transfer more photo files, you can use AnyTrans to give you a hand. It could transfer the photo files like Photo Stream, Photo Library, Photo Share, and Albums, from iPad Air/iPad mini to Mac. For details, please refer to part 1.
The Bottom Line
As you can see, it is very easy to transfer photos from iPad Air/mini to Mac by using AnyTrans, no matter what kind of photo file you want to transfer. If you still have any question on your mind, please contact tour support team via Email, they will reply to you within 24 hours. If you think this article is really helpful, please just share it with your friends. Why not download it now?
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