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Without iPhoto, How Can You Transfer Photos from iPhone to Mac Quickly

Nov. 17, 2015 03:36 pm / Posted by Serena Kelly to Files Manager - Follow @Serena Kelly


Part 1: how to transfer iPhone Photos to using iPhone Care Pro for Mac
Part 2: how to Move Pictures from iPhone to Mac Using Image Capture
Part 3: how to Sync Photos from iPhone to Mac with Aperture
Part 4: How to Decide Which Way to Choose

Transferring photos from iPhone to computer is a nice choice when you want to store photos permanently, and also leave more iPhone space for more items. iPhoto, without doubt, is a good application used for transferring photos to a Mac computer. However, you can only sync photos from iPhone Camera Roll with iPhoto. If you want to transfer all your Photo Library, Photo Stream, or My Albums, you have to turn to other ways.
In this post, we will cover 3 ways to transfer photos from iPhone to Mac without iPhoto, such as Image Capture, Aperture, and another new easy and quick solution – iPhone Care Pro for Mac from Tenorshare. Let’s get started with the new way of moving iPhone photos to Mac with iPhone Care Pro for Mac.

Part 1: Transfer iPhone Photos to Mac Using iPhone Care Pro for Mac

To move all your photos from iPhone 6S, 6S Plus, 6, 6 Plus, 5S, 5, 4S and etc. to Mac easily and quickly, all you need is a professional iPhone photo transfer tool. iPhone Care Pro for Mac is the way to go.
Download the software on your Mac computer (OS X 10.11 EI Capitan, 10.10 Yosemite, 10.9 Yosemite, 10.8 Mountain Lion) and see how it works.

1.Run the program and connect your iPhone to Mac with USB cable. After that, the program will automatically display the general usage of your device.
2.Select Files Manager at the left side of the interface. You will see several categories: contacts, photo, music etc. choose Photo, click “Photos” and go on.

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3.To export photos from iPhone, iPad, iPod to computer, you need to tick the targeted items and then click on "Export to" on the menu. You can specify a location to store the exported items

export photos to mac

Part 2: Transfer Pictures from iPhone to Mac Using Image Capture

Image Capture also allows you to import pictures to Mac and select where you want to save the pictures on your Mac.

how to transfer pictures from iphone to mac

Part 3: Sync Photos from iPhone to Mac with Aperture

Aperture can also be used to sync iPhone Camera Roll photos to Mac.

transfer photos from iphone to mac with aperture

Part 4: How to Decide Which Way to Choose

With the 3 different ways introduced, you have had a clear idea about how to use them transfer iPhone photos. But which one should you choose?

iPhone Care Pro for Mac Image Capture Aperture
Transfer Camera Roll photos YES YES YES
Transfer Stream photos YES - -
Transfer Library photos YES - -
Transfer Album Photos YES - -

Obviously, compared with the other 2 ways, iPhone Care Pro for Mac is more versatile in transferring all kinds of iPhone photos. You can feel free to try. If you have other good ways, you are appreciated to leave a comment below!

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