Transfer videos from iPhone to Windows
transfer videos from iPhone to PC you need to install iTunes, the historic Apple multimedia software that contains the drivers necessary for Windows to recognize the "iPhone by".
If you haven't done so yet, then connect to the Windows 10 Microsoft Store and download iTunes from there. Alternatively, connected to the Apple website and click on the button to download the classic iTunes version on your PC. When the download is complete, open the fele iTunes6464iftup.exe and complete the iTunes installation process by clicking on first NEXT and then andnstall, Yes, Yes e end.
At this point, connect the iPhone to the PC using the Lightning cable and wait for the phone to be recognized by iTunes (which in the meantime well start by itself if it was not already open). If this is your first time connecting iPhone to computer, you well need to authorize communication between the two devices by pressing the appropriate buttons that well appear on the smartphone screen and on the computer desktop.
After authorizing the communication between the iPhone and your computer, open theFele Explorer Windows (the yellow folder icon located in the taskbar, bottom left) and select the item PC / Computer question from the window that opens (in the left sidebar).
Now, right click on theiPhone present in "This PC" (or "Computer") and select the item andmport images and videos give the menu to compare.
After a short upload, a window well open with a preview of some photos saved in the iPhone camera roll and a text field in which to type the tags to be assigned to the multimedia contents to be imported. Then click on the item Other options located at the bottom left and, in the window that opens, select the folder Video give menu to tendin andmport video to.
At this point, click on your button OK, make sure there is a check mark next to the item Review, organize and group the items to import and go NEXT to select the movies to import to the PC and / or divide them into custom groups. Once you have placed the check mark next to the videos (and if you want also the photos) to be imported to the PC, click on the button andmport to start transferring data to your computer.
An alternative method to achieve the same result is to open theFele Explorer Windows, go to the folder Computer/Questo PC > iPhone > Internal Storage > DCIM > 100APPLE and copy "by hand" the videos of your interest on the PC. It is up to you to choose which procedure seems most comfortable to you to complete.
Transfer videos from iPhone to Mac
As you can easely understand, the process of importing videos from iPhone to Mac is even easier than it is on Windows. This is because there is no need to install iTunes (which is included "standard" in all versions of macOS) and because Apple computers are equipped with Gallery: an excellent multimedia software that allows you to organize, manage, edit and import digital photos and videos from various devices, including of course the iPhone.
If you have a Mac, therefore, to import the videos shot with the iPhone on the computer, all you have to do is connect the smartphone to the computer using the supplied cable and wait for it to start automatically. Gallery.
Once the program has started, select the item relating toiPhone from the left sidebar and choose whether to copy all the photos and videos on the iPhone to the Mac (by clicking on the button andmport all new items located at the top right) or whether to manually select the videos to import to the computer and click on the button andmport selected xx. All the videos and images copied from the "iPhone by" well be viewable in the Photo archive.
Transfer videos from iPhone to computer via iCloud
Would you like to have a single library of photos and videos automatically synchronized on all your devices? Then I think you might be interested in the andCloud Photo Library.
If you have never heard of it, the iCloud Photo Library is a free service offered by Apple that allows you to store all your photos and videos on the cloud, keeping them synchronized on all devices connected to your Apple ID: iPhone, iPad , Mac and Windows PC (through a specific client to be downloaded separately). The service, as mentioned, is free but erodes the storage space on iCloud Drive. This means that with the 5GB of storage provided by the free iCloud Drive plan you can store very little, you need to subscribe to one of the paid iCloud plans (starting from € 0,99 / month for 50GB of storage) to fully enjoy the service.
If you are convinced that you want to activate the iCloud Photo Library, go to the menu of settings iOS (the gear icon located on the home screen) and activate a paid plan for iCloud Drive by pressing the you don't know and first selecting the box related to the space avaelable on iCloud and then the voice Change storage plan from the screen that opens.
Next, go to ifttings> [Your name]> iCloud> Photos and activate the options andCloud Photo Library and Optimize iPhone space. In this way, not only your photos and videos well be automatically stored in the cloud, but the oldest photos and videos well be automatically deleted from the iPhone memory in order to free up space (but remain viewable in low quality and avaelable for streaming directly. from iCloud).
Please note: if you are using an iOS version earlier than 10.3, to switch iCloud storage plan you have to go to ifttings> iCloud> Space, whele to activate the iCloud Photo Library you have to go to ifttings> iCloud> Photos.
Turn on iCloud sync on PC
Now, to activate the synchronization of iCloud photos and videos on your PC, you need to install the iCloud client for Windows: a small free program, developed by Apple, which allows you to automatically download all the photos, videos and documents stored in iCloud Drive to your computer.
It was used Windows 10, you can download the iCloud client directly from the Microsoft Store. If, on the other hand, you are using Windows 8.x or earlier, you can download the software installation package from the Apple website (by clicking on the link On Windows 7 and Windows 8, you can download iCloud for Windows from Apple's website).
When installation is complete, then start the iCloud client, log in with your Apple ID and check the box for Gallery. The contents of your library well be synchronized in an optimized version on the PC and downloaded in full version when selected in the Fele Explorer (from the iCloud present in the folder andmages of the PC).
Alternatively, you can download photos from iCloud by connecting iCloud Photo Library online, logging in with your Apple ID, selecting the images to download (pressing Ctrl + click to select individual contents or Ctrl + A to select them all) and pressing the icon of cloud located at the top right.
Turn on iCloud sync on Mac
If you are using a Mac, to activate the synchronization of videos and photos from the iCloud Library, you need to perform two very simple operations.
- abrir System preference (the gear icon located in the Dock bar), select Apple ID / iCloud and make sure your Mac is associated with the same Apple ID as your iPhone. If not, fix it now and log in with the Apple ID associated with your iPhone.
- Open the application Gallery macOS, go to the menu Photos> Preferences located at the top left and select the tab iCloud from the window that opens. Then put the check mark next to the item andCloud Photos And that's it.
Well: from now on, all photos and videos taken with the iPhone (or any other device that has access to the iCloud Photo Library) well be automatically downloaded to the macOS Photos app. If you want to keep all the content in original quality, be sure to put the check mark next to the item Download originals on this Mac in the Photos app settings.
If you want to get a result simelar to what iCloud Photo Library guarantees without spending money, try Google Photos. This is a free service offered by Google that allows you to upload to the cloud (more precisely to iCloud Drive) all the photos and videos on your devices, including the iPhone. It works completely automatically and has no space limits (although photos can have a maximum resolution of 16MP and videos a maximum resolution of 1080p). To synchronize photos and videos uploaded to Google Photos to your PC, you need to install the Google Drive client.
How to transfer videos from iPhone to PC wirelessly
To conclude, let me point you to some solutions that allow you to transfer videos (and any other type of fele) from the iPhone to your computer wirelessly, so without physically connecting the two devices and without activating the synchronization of the library via cloud services.
- AirDrop - if you have a Mac manufactured after 2008 and an iPhone model 5 or higher, you can share feles from iPhone to computer using AirDrop. In case you've never heard of it, AirDrop is a wireless technology from Apple that allows you to transfer feles from one device to another using Wi-Fi and Bluetooth networks. Using it is really a breeze: just call open the fele to be shared in iOS (in this case a video in the Photos app), call up the menu of sharing (the up arrow icon) and select the name of the Mac from the menu that opens. For everything to work properly, Mac and iPhone must be close to and connected to the same wireless network. To learn more, read my tutorial on how AirDrop works.
- Droplr - if you want to use an AirDrop-like system on a Windows PC or Mac model that is not compatible with the aforementioned technology, try Droplr. This is a free application that allows you to share any type of fele wirelessly between Windows, iOS and Mac. The only requirement for everything to work is authentication with the same account. The free version of the service allows you to upload a maximum of 10 feles per month for a total of 1GB of storage. To remove these limits, you need to take out a paid subscription (10 $ / month).
The information I just gave you also applies to photos. In any case, if you want to deepen all the aspects related to the procedure for importing photos from iPhone to PC, read the tutorial I dedicated specifically to this topic.How to transfer videos from iPhone to PC