Transferring pics from iPad to iMac

canvasback13

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Jul 5, 2011
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I have an iMac and all the data on it was lost in a hard drive crash. It has now been repaired and the latest version of Lion is installed as the os.

I am trying to figure out how to get all my photos from my iPad 2 onto the new machine. I have a lot, around 10k.

What is the best way to do this? apple makes this task challenging.

Is there a program or app that I can put on the iMac that will view the iPad as an external drive and allow my to import into iPhoto?
 

EIGHTYTHREE

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Jan 12, 2012
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App called PhotoSync (all one word no spaces) wirelessly transfer pics & vids...it use to be free but not sure now. You have to download app both Mac and iPad, it will transfer over wifi. Very easy app.
 

ManUMark

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Apr 28, 2012
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With Windows I connect the iPad to the PC and then open up the iPad as if it were a HDD and then drag and drop.
 

flight

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Mar 4, 2010
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I don't have Lion, but in Snow Leopard (and previous versions), Apple has included an application called Image Capture that will treat your iPad as a camera when connected. You can use it to import your camera photos or images saved from the web.
 

canvasback13

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Jul 5, 2011
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Thanks for the replies. I ended up using diskaid and got all my photos back to my PC
 
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