[3 Tips]How to Import Videos from iPhone to Mac

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Myra Updated on May 22, 2019 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

Want to have a backup of your iPhone videos on Mac? Want to free up your iPhone storage by importing some videos to your Mac? If you are wondering about how to make it, read this article and you will know how to use iPhoto or Photos App on Mac to copy videos from your iPhone to Mac. Both tools are the built-in Apps on Mac, thus you don't need to download them manually. But for users who want to transfer videos to a Windows PC, downloading a third-party software is more necessary and convenient to make it. Read on and choose a way you think is suitable to apply to your devices.

Part 1: How to import videos from iPhone to Mac with MobiMover (FREE)

When it comes to free iPhone data transfer between iPhone and Mac, a useful tool recommended is MobiMover Free, which is designed to transfer photos, videos, music, contacts, messages and so on between iOS devices or between iOS device and computer without any cost. With MobiMover, you can easily transfer videos from iPhone/iPad to Mac. The steps below will show you how to import videos from iPhone to Mac with MobiMover.

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to your Mac with a USB cable and tap Trust This Computer on your device's screen to continue. Run EaseUS MobiMover and choose the iDevice to Mac on the main interface.

how to transfer videos from iPhone to Mac - step 1

Step 2: MobiMover will automatically select all the transferable items on your iPhone. Keep the videos you want to copy selected. The 1-Click Transfer features enable you to transfer all things at once. If you're going to move some of your videos from iPhone to Mac, you should use the custom transfer features by clicking your device name in the main interface.

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Step 3: You can customize the storage route by clicking the File icon at the upper-right corner. In default, MobiMover will export your device files to a desktop folder named Exported by MobiMover.

how to transfer videos from iPhone to Mac - step 3

Step 4: Click the Transfer button to export videos from iPhone to Mac. When the process has done, you can go to the folder you have selected in Step 3 to view the imported videos.

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You can do more to manage your iPhone/iPad with MobiMover. For example, when you have unwanted bookmarks on your iPad, you can remove the bookmarks on iPad easily with MobiMover. Or when you want to put music to iPhone without iTunes, MobiMover can help you make it without effort. Try MobiMover and make it your iPhone manager.

Part 2: How to import videos from iPhone to Mac with iPhoto

If you are using a Mac with iPhoto (iPhoto will be upgraded to Photo App in later versions). You can transfer videos from your iPhone to Mac following the next steps.

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to your Mac and launch iPhoto if it doesn't run automatically.

Step 2: Choose your device and select the videos you want to transfer to Mac.

Step 3: After you finish selecting the videos, tap on "Import Selected" to begin importing videos from iPhone to your Mac.

How to import videos from iPhone to Mac with iPhoto

You can choose to delete the videos/photos you have transferred to your Mac in the window appears after the transfer process.

On Mac OS X Yosemite and later, iPhoto is replaced by Photos.

Part 3: How to transfer videos from iPhone to Mac with Photos

You can also use Photos App to import pictures from iPhone to Mac. The way is quite simple. Follow the steps below to learn how to transfer videos from iPhone to Mac with Photos.

Step 1: Connect your iPhone to Mac and run Photos.

Step 2: Tap on "Import" option.

Step 3: Select the videos you want to transfer to Mac and click, for example, "Import 3 Selected" to begin the data transfer. If you want to remove the original videos after the transfer process, keep the option "Delete items after import" checked.

How to transfer videos from iPhone to Mac with Photos