Moving images from iPad

How to manually move photo and video files from your ipad to your PC

If you are familiar with iTunes, you can sync your iPad to that and move files that way.  If you are not an iTunes user, you can manually move your files like you would with a USB drive, by:

After connecting your ipad to your computer via its charging cable that has the USB end, you should be able to see the iPad listed as a device, with either explorer or "my computer".  With this you can look at the iPads "photo" area.

From explorer or "my computer"

  • click on ipad, then internal storage
  • then there will probably be another folder or two where you will find your images/videos

Remember that the built in video camera with the iPad records very high quality and files size get big fast.   If you use the ap Video Camera + you can lower the quality level and thus the size

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