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You are using the iPad or iPhone camera extensively and have thousands of photos saved to your device’s internal memory. Don’t delay until you run out of space. Learn how to transfer photos and videos from the iPad to a USB stick, a portable hard disk, or even an SD card. All you need at hand is your PC, the external drive, and CopyTrans Photo.

Transfer photos from iPad to flash drive or external disk

  1. Download CopyTrans Photo on the PC from the following page Transfer iPad photos to USB stick

  2. Install the program. If you need help installing CopyTrans Photo, please refer to this article

  3. Connect the USB Stick or external drive to your computer and run CopyTrans Photo. Then plug in the iPhone or iPad to the PC. iPad photos and albums appear on the left side of the program window while PC photos appear on the right main copytrans photo window displaying ipad and pc photos

  4. Select the external drive or memory stick from the tree on the right main copytrans photo window displaying ipad and pc photos

  5. From the left side, choose the photo album or the photo(s) or video(s) that you wish to transfer. To select multiple photos, press and hold the CTRL button on your keyboard while clicking on each photo main copytrans photo window displaying ipad and pc photos

  6. Drag and drop the selection of photos or videos to the right side drag and drop ipad photos to usb stick via copytrans

    NOTE: You can also drag-drop entire iPad photo albums in the same way drag and drop ipad albums to external drive via copytrans

  7. Click on the “Apply changes” button ctp-apply-changes

    TIP: Looking to transfer all photos and albums from iPad to a USB drive in one go? Then use CopyTrans Photo’s 1-click Full Backup feature. ctp-1-click-backup

  8. The selected iPad photos and videos have been transferred to the external drive or USB stick of your choice. ipad-photos-on-usb-stick

This is how to transfer iPad or iPhone photos to a USB stick or an external drive with the help of CopyTrans Photo.

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