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How to Transfer Movies from iPad to Computer/Mac?

What would you do while being reminded that your iPad is out of space? Obviously, you can solve the storage limited problem by deleting several movies on your iPad Pro/Air/mini/4/2, etc. since they could be the main reasons for the problem. However, for people who don't want to delete any video file from their devices, transferring these precious iPad movies to desktop computer could be a better choice. But how to transfer movies from iPad to computer easily?

To complete that, you can try the following methods.

How to Transfer iPad Movies to PC/Mac with Simple Clicks?

To transfer movies from iPad to PC or Mac effectively, you can turn to an all-in-one yet powerful 3rd-party program - MobiKin Assistant for iOS. With the help of this best iPad video transfer program, you're not only allowed to transfer limited movies (like iTunes purchased video), but also sync other alternatives to desktop computer from all kinds of iPad devices, such as iPad Pro, iPad Air, the new iPad, iPad mini, iPad 4/2 and so on.

And certainly, it can do more than this. It also enables users to transfer data like photos, music, podcast, audiobooks, notes, etc. from iPad to PC/Mac with zero limitation. And also, it equips the "Import" feature that allows users to transfer data from computer to iPad. What's more important, it is a free software. That means you can try it free of charge.

Now you can download the version you need by clicking the below icon and then learn the detailed steps of transferring iPad videos to PC or Mac easily.

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Before you start the transfer, please ensure you have installed the latest iTunes on your computer.


1. 3 Clicks to Transfer Videos from iPad to Windows PC

1st-Click: Run the program on your Windows computer and connect your iPad to the computer via a USB cable. Then the program will detect your device automatically and you need to trust the computer if required.

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2nd-Click: When the scanning is finished, you can find that files on your iPad have been categorized and displayed in the left panel of the program. Directly click "Videos" > "Movies" option and then you'll see a movie list in the program as below:

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3rd-Click: Mark the movies you want to transfer and then click "Export" button to save them on your Windows computer without losing.

Here is a video tutorial for transferring videos/movies from iPad to computer for your reference:

2. Simple Clicks to Move iPad Movies to Mac

1st-Click: Launch the program on your Mac computer and use a USB cable to link your iPad to the computer. Then just go with the prompts on the screen to make the device be detected.

2nd-Click: After your device is detected by the program, you will see the following interface. Just click "Videos" > "Movies" in the left panel to have a brief look on the whole movie list in the program.

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3rd-Click: To select the whole files at one time, just check the "name" option on the top, or you can mark specific files you want and click the "Export" button to finish the whole process.

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Done! This is the whole steps of transferring iPad videos to Mac or PC with the best iPad Movie Transfer software.


Import Movies/Videos from iPad to Mac via Image Capture

For Mac users, they have one more option to transfer iPad movies or videos to computer - using Image Capture. This means is easy to operate as well. To complete that, you just need to:

- Find "Image Capture" from the "/Applications/" folder and click to open it.

- Link your iPad to the Mac with USB cable and then locate the video you'd like to transfer and click on it. If you want to select multiple videos, you can hold the "Shift" key and click the wanted videos meanwhile.

- Open the "Import To" menu and elect a location to save the selected videos.

- Tap on "Import" to move the videos/movies to Mac computer.

Why You're Not Recommended to Move iPad Movies to PC or Mac via iTunes?

As it is known to all that we can copy videos from computer to iPad directly with iTunes. But actually, iTunes can also be used to help users transfer videos from iPad to PC easily and you can view the videos on your computer in iTunes directly. But why is this means not recommended? That's because the exported iPad movies can only be found and played in your desktop iTunes. Thus, if you're going to view, upload or share the videos in other places, you may fail to achieve the goal.

Therefore, transferring videos/movies from iPad to PC with MobiKin Assistant for iOS would be the best choice for you. You are strongly suggested to try it.

Write in the End

If you like to watch, download and save movies on your iPad and are reluctant to delete anyone of them, then transferring movies from iPad to computer would be the best choice for you. And as you see, using MobiKin Assistant for iOS to perform and complete the transferring process is the most effective and easy way. So why not try it for free?

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