What a terrible experience! I know exactly how impersonal iTunes is for us iOS users. Today, I will recommend you iOS Transfer – An excellent data transfer tool you've ever imagined.
Why is iOS Transfer so excellent? It supports most iOS device including iPhone, iPad and iPod as well as Mac OS 10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7. Its key feature is, you don't need to worry about the complex steps. What you need is an iDevice, a Mac, an USB cable and of course, an iOS Transfer. Not only videos, but also photos, music, contacts, etc. are supported by this software. Then, how to transfer videos from iPad to Mac? Read the below instruction.
No matter which iDevice you use, you can download iOS Transfer on your Mac to export your video from iPad to Mac.
After downloading iOS Transfer on your computer, launch the software and you will be asked to connect your iOS to the Macbook. Then, you will see the interface as below.
Step 2 Transfer video from iPad to Mac
After your ipad connected to your Macbook, you will see your iPad detected by the program. The videos recorded of your iOS are installed in Camera Roll. So click "Photos" on the left and click "Camera Roll" on the right. Then, you will see all the videos that stored in your iDevice. Select all the videos that you want to transfer to your Mac and then click "Export". Lastly, choose a folder to store your iPad videos to your Mac.
That's it. With the steps above, you can copy the videos you like between your iPad and Mac. You can also transfer other types of data including contacts, music, photos, etc. between iPhone/iPad/iPod, iTunes, computer/Mac. Any one you like with the similar steps. Just download one and try it by yourself. You can transfer photos from computer to iPad without iTunes, of course.