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How to Transfer Videos from iPad to Mac

Are you looking for a way to transfer personal videos from iPad to Mac computer for editing with iMovie? It is important to copy video from iPad to Mac computer, either for backup, or further editing. However, you might have found iTunes can’t do it for you. iTunes can’t mostly because it is one-way transfer software – transferring video from Mac to iPad. In this case, if you really want to transfer videos from iPad to Mac easily and efficiently, i’d like to recommend you iTunes best companion - Wondershare TunesGo (Mac). It lets you move any video, video you’ re taken with iPad or these downloaded from Internet from iPad to Mac computer. Only in 3 steps, you’ ll make it.

Step 1. Download the iPad video to Mac transfer tool

Click the Download button below to get Wondershare TunesGo (Mac) installed on your Mac running well in Mac OS X 10.8, 10.7, 10.6 and 10.9, say Mavericks. If you have a Windows computer, you should download Wondershare TunesGo (Windows)  to transfer videos from iPad to PC.

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Step 2. Connect iPad with Mac computer

Connect your iPad with Mac  with a USB cable and launch Wondershare TunesGo (Mac). Then Wondershare TunesGo (Mac) will recognize your iPad automatically and display iPad info in the main window.

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Step 3. Transfer videos from iPad to Mac

After the second step, you'll see your iPad is displayed in the starting window. From here, you can move video from iPad to Mac computer.

Transfer iPad taken videos to Mac
If you’re trying to transfer videos taken with your iPad to Mac, you should know that these videos are installed in Camera Roll. In this case, click Photos on the left column of the window to reveal the Photos Windows. In the popped-up window, click Camera Roll on the right, then you can see your videos. Select these you want to transfer from iPad to Mac computer, click Export. Locate a destination to store the transferred videos.

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Transfer other videos on iPad to Mac
Besides these videos taken with iPad, you might need to transfer other videos on iPad to Mac. In this case, you should click Movies, TV Shows, Podcasts, iTunes U, etc.on the left column. Click each category to see videos. Select the videos you wish to move to Mac computer, then click Export. Set a destination to save these transferred videos.

transferring video from ipad to mac

This is about how to get video from iPad to Mac. It’s very easy, isn’t it? After transferring video from iPad to Mac, you can open the video in iMovie or Final Cut Pro for editing. Besides transferring videos from iPad to Mac, Wondershare TunesGo (Mac) lets you transfer music from iPad to Mac intelligently. And it supports iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 4S, iPod touch 4 and more as well.

You can watch the video tutorial below.

Try Wondershare TunesGo (Mac) to transfer video from iPad to Mac!

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