There are several ways how to transfer videos from iPhone to Mac and Computer.

You must be aware of Apple iPhone. By using Apple iPhone, one can easily import videos from iPhone to Mac or Computer with tools like iTunes, Dr.Fone or Photo Stream.

There is also an alternative way to transfer videos from iPhone to Mac and Computer wirelessly using iCloud Photo Stream or AirDrop.

Let’s learn a few ways of transferring videos from iPhone to Mac and PC:

1) Using the Dr.Fone (Mac) – Phone Manager (iOs)

Dr.Fone (Mac) – Phone Manager (iOs) is a user-friendly interface that will allow you to move data between iPhone and Mac effortlessly. Dr.Fone(Mac) has the feature ‘file explorer’.The File Explorer lets the users take complete control of iPhone storage.

What’s the process?

On your Mac, Download Dr.Fone (Mac) – Phone Manager iOs. Whenever you wish to begin transferring videos, launch the Dr.Fone (Max) – Phone Manager and go to the “Phone Manager” section.

  • Connect your device to Mac and then wait for it to be detected automatically.
  • Go to the main menu and select the “Videos Tab” . All the video files sorted on your iPhone will be displayed here.
  • Simply, Just select the video files that you wish to be transferred and then click on the Export icon.
  • A pop-up browser will appear in front of you, you can just select the location where you would like to save the transferred video files on your Mac.

2) Using Photos

Photos allow its users to manage photos and videos on their device and support an easy import of videos from iPhone to Mac.

What’s the process?

  • Connect your iPhone to Mac and launch the Photos application on it.
  • Your ios device will now be automatically detected by Photos within seconds.
  • Go to the “Device” category and select the left panel. This will display the list of videos on the right-hand side.
  • Just select the videos that you wish to transfer.
  • Click on the “Import selected” button and that’s it, your videos are transferred from iPhone to Mac.

3) Using iCloud

Apple had introduced the features of iCloud Photo Stream recently. This app uploads all the new photos from iPhone to iCloud and makes them available on all other linked devices. Thus, your latest videos can be saved in different places easily.

What’s the process?

  • Go to “Settings > iCloud > Photos and turn on the “Upload to My Phone Stream” option. Also, enable the iCloud Photo Library feature.
  • Install the iCloud app on your Mac.
  • Enable the option of iCloud Drive and use the same account.
  • Go to the Options column and turn on the feature “My Photo Stream” and iCloud Library.
  • That’s it; this will automatically import the newly shooted videos from the Cloud. These videos will be available on the “My Phone Stream” of your Mac.

4) Using AirDrop

To transfer videos from the iPhone to Mac wirelessly without using iCloud, you must try AirDrop.

This feature can be imported in all the new versions of ios devices and Mac systems.

What’s the process?

  • Turn on AirDrop on both the devices (iPhone and Mac or iPhone and Computer).
  • Go to the AirDrop app on both the connected devices and from the bottom panel, changes the default settings to “visible to everyone “(or your contact).
  • Now, you can quickly view your iPhone listed among the devices available nearby.
  • Go to the location where your videos are stored on your iPhone and select the videos that you wish to transfer.
  • Tap on the “Share icon” . From here , you can select your Mac/computer system , which is available for AirDrop.
  • Just accept the incoming videos on your Mac/ Computer to complete the transfer process.

5) Using Autoplay

The Autoplay feature allows users to import videos from iPhone to Pc easily.

What’s the process?

  • Connect your iPhone to PC and Autoplay will appear automatically.
  • Click on the “Import Picture and videos” option from the AutoPlay window.
  • Go to “Import Setting ” and choose or create a folder to save the videos you wish to be transferred.
  • Select the videos you wish to import from your iPhone to your Computer.
  • Click “Import”, finally your videos are transferred from iPhone to Computer.

6) Using File Explorer

File Explorer in Windows 8/10 helps users transfer videos easily from iPhone to the Computer system.

What’s the process?

  • Use a USB cable to connect your iPhone to your Computer.
  • Select “This PC ” and find your iPhone among the devices available nearby.
  • Click on your device name and then choose “Import Pictures and Videos “.
  • Select the videos you want to transfer to your PC and click “Import”
  • That’s it, the videos are transferred to your Computer.

Most Preferred Option:

The most preferred way to transfer video from iPhone to PC is Dr Fone – Phone Manager. It has a user-friendly interface that efficiently manages the transfer of data between iPhone and Computer/Mac.


Now, you are well aware of the six different ways to import videos from iPhone to Mac or PC. You can now give it a go and Share this guide with your friends and teach them how to get videos from the iPhone to the Computer system/ Mac.

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