Transfer files from iPad to Mac
Mac Photo Transfer app is the free companion app for desktop computers. It works together with Wi-fi Transfer App on iOS device side by side. The Mac Photo Transfer is a great alternative to your desktop browsers with more enhanced features and better performance. Check out below steps to easily download your photos and videos from iPad to Mac OS X.
If you like to transfer files from iPad to Mac using your desktop browser on your Mac machine, please refer to this guide: How to download files from iPad to computer with desktop browsers?
Step 1. Run Wi-Fi Transfer on iPad.
You will get a transfer URL at the bottom of the screen, such as the http://tom-ipad.local:6688 in this case. If you tap on this address, you will get another transfer numeric URL, i.e, http://192.168.11.78:6688. You can use both the alphabetic and numeric URL addresses.
Step 2. Run the Free Photo Transfer App on your Mac.
Step 3. Type the Transfer URL in the Address bar of Mac Photo Transfer App and press Enter
Now you should see all your photo albums list of the left pane with photo/video thumbs listed on the right window.
You can browse to different iPad albums on the left pane. You can choose to download all video and photo files in the selected alum or download only the selected files. From the bottom of above screen capture, you will have the options to choose a folder on your Mac hard disk to save photos and videos from iPad.