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How to Transfer Photos from iPad to Computer in Free Ways

Posted on Sep 28, 2017 by Cedric Grantham to iPhone Data Transfer

Is there not enough space for more photos on your iPad and want to transfer photos from iPad to computer for memory clear? Try EaseUS MobiMover Free to simple export iPad photos to computer with only one-click.

With the bigger screen than that of iPhone, iPad is a great tool to take and enjoy photos. While too many photos storage on iPad will run out of space and make your iPad slowly. Exporting photos from iPad to the computer is a smart way not only to free up iPad space but also keep the photos safe with a backup. Today, we will introduce two ways to you to easily transfer photos from iPad to computer by using EaseUS MobiMover Free and iTunes.

How to transfer photos from iPad to computer with MobiMover Free

EaseUS MobiMover Free is the only one 100% free iOS data transfer software in the world that allows you to export more than ten kinds of files from iPad to computer to both backup and space clear. The supportable files are contacts, messages, notes, calendars, voice mails, books, Safari bookmarks & history, photos, videos, music, and ringtones. What's more, MobiMover Free enables you to flexibly transfer certain one data type from iPad to computer, such as transfer photos from iPad to computer here, which is not allowed by iTunes backup.

1. Install EaseUS MobiMover Free on your computer with Windows 7/8/10. Please make sure your iPad is running iOS 8 or later, including iOS 11. Furthermore, you need to install iTunes on your PC only for data scanning. 

2. Connect your iPad to the computer with a USB cable. Run MobiMover and go to the main interface with four data transfer models there. Select "Transfer to Computer" in the main interface, and you will be navigated to the data transfer page. Choose "Photo Library" to export camera photos to PC, if you need, you can also choose "Photos Stream" together.

choose photos to transfer to computer

3. Click "Browse" button to set the storage path for exported photos. If you don't set it, MobiMover will send the pictures to a desktop folder named "Exported by MobiMover" with the specific date appended. 

set the storage path

4. Click "Transfer" to begin to transfer photos from iPad to computer. If you are using a laptop instead of a desktop PC, steps above also works for move photos from iPad to laptop. And for exporting other files from iPad to PC, like transferring iPad music to PC, MobiMover is still available for you. 

begin to transfer

How to transfer photos from iPad to computer with iTunes

Although iTunes is the official way to back up iPad or iPad data to the computer, more and more people don't want to rely on it anymore as each time you just want to back up one category, it will transfer all files on your iPad to the computer. Besides, iTunes backup can't be read or managed as encryption technology limitation. 

1. Download and install the latest iTunes version on your computer. 

2. Connect your iPad with a USB cable to the computer. Run iTunes and click the iPad device button in the main interface. If you found iTunes can't recognize your iPad, follow the tutorial to fix it immediately. 

3. Click "This computer" and "Back Up Now" in the right-side panel to back up all the iPad data, including photos. After the process is done, unplug your iPad. 

back up iphone 8 with itunes