Many iPhone X/8 Plus users are unaware of different ways to transfer their iPhone videos to their Mac. Fortunately, there are several easy ways to do this. Backing up your videos to your Mac will not only free up space on your iPhone but it is also a great way to keep your precious videos and private data safe in case your iPhone gets stolen or there is some other technical issue. Therefore, it is recommended that you transfer your valuable files to Mac so you can enjoy them on your Mac as well as easily transfer them back to your iPhone whenever needed. Following are four ways to transfer videos from iPhone X or iPhone 8 Plus to Mac:
1. Transfer Data from iPhone 6 to iPhone 8/8 Plus with iMyFone TunesMate
iMyFone TunesMate is a great file transfer tool that allows you to transfer different types of files (including videos) from your iPhone X/8 Plus to your Mac or Windows PC without damaging your iTunes library. It has a nice user-interface and a lot of extra features that you can benefit from. It makes your backup and restoring process fast and convenient and is definitely a superior way to do it as compared to other three methods. You can find many reviews of this software from other websites, such as Getintopc, Geekreply.
- Transfer your medias 100% safe and won’t damage your iTunes library
- Transfer media from your iPhone X/8 Plus to PC/Mac and vice versa.
- You can use it to rebuild your iTunes library with a single click.
- Uninstall multiple apps simultaneously to free up space or remove bloatware.
- Several files types are supported including (but not limited to) videos, movies, photos, music, podcasts, playlists, audiobooks, etc.
Steps to Transfer Videos from iPhone X or iPhone 8 Plus to Mac
Follow these steps to transfer videos from iPhone X or iPhone 8 Plus to Mac via iMyFone TunesMate:
Step 1: Download and install iMyFone TunesMate on your Mac and launch it. Connect your iPhone X/8 Plus to your Mac and wait for iMyFone TunesMate to detect it.
Step 2: Now click on Videos tab located at the top of the software’s interface. It will list all the videos available on your iPhone.
Step 3: Select the videos you wish to transfer and then click Export option located at the top.
Step 4: iMyFone TunesMate will ask you to confirm your action. Click on Transfer button to proceed. Your videos will be successfully copied and you will be notified as well.
2. Using Image Capture
You can also use Image Capture tool to transfer videos from iPhone X/8 (Plus) to Mac. With this method, you will also be able to choose where to transfer your videos on your Mac. Follow these steps to transfer videos from iPhone X/8 Plus to Mac via Image Capture:
Step 1: Connect your iPhone X/8 Plus to your Mac and launch Image Capture.
Step 2: Image Capture will show your connected iPhone on it’s homepage. Select it from the sidebar.
Step 3: Now use ‘Import to’ option in order to transfer your videos. Image Capture will ask you the required location to transfer your files, choose your desired folder on your Mac and confirm your action.
Step 4: After the above step, you will be able to select the videos you wish to transfer. The transfer process will start once you click Import option.
3. Using iTunes
You can use iTunes File Sharing feature to transfer your videos as most of the iOS apps support this. Follow these steps:
Step 1: Connect your iPhone X/8 Plus to your Mac and launch iTunes.
Step 2: Click Apps from the sidebar and then select File Sharing option.
Step 3: Now navigate to your videos folder and select your desired videos and then choose Sync option.
Step 4: Once you click the Sync option, your selected videos will be transferred to your Mac.
Step 5: Alternatively, you can also use Import option on iTunes to transfer your videos.
4. Using AirDrop
Wireless transfer videos from iPhone X/8 (Plus) to Mac is possible with Apple’s AirDrop tool. However, you will need to be connected with your Mac wirelessly (via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi). Follow these steps to transfer videos via AirDrop:
Step 1: Launch AirDrop on your Mac and choose receive content from everyone option.
Step 2: Now use Action Center on your iPhone X/8 Plus and turn on AirDrop.
Step 3: Choose videos on your iPhone from Camera Roll or any similar app and tap share icon. Then select your Mac from the available options. You will also need to click Accept on your Mac.
Step 4: Once you perform these steps, your selected videos will be transferred to your Mac.