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"I have both a Mac computer and an iPhone that I would like to transfer photos from iPhone to Mac. But I found it is difficult to figure out a way to do this! Is it possible to sync photo from iPhone to Mac?" -- Yahoo Answer

Have you encountered the same situation or your iPhone is occupied with too many photos? Never mind! If you move iPhone photo to Mac, everything solved. But How to copy photos from iPhone to Mac (Macbook, iMac)? Here you will know after reading through the guide below.

Part 1: Copy iPhone Photos to Mac with MacX MediaTrans

MacX MediaTrans, a simple but professional iPhone transfer, allows you to copy photos from iPhone to iMac 4K/5K Retina, 2017 iMac Pro, MacBook within seconds, thanks to the advanced Intel Quick Sync Video tech. It's tested that only 8 deconds are needed for transferring 100 4K photos from iPhone to Mac.

Moreover, it can easily solve the problem of iPhone heic photos not playing on Windows/Android for you by automatically converting heic (HEIF) to jpg format upon export. Of course, you can also add heic/jpg pictures to iPhone X/8/Plus from iMac/MacBook computer.

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How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to Mac without iTunes

Copy photos from iPhone to Mac

Step 1: Free Download iPhone Picture Copy App

Free download this iPhone data manager and then fire it up. Next, connect your iOS iPhone to Mac computer. It will automatically recognize your iPhone and the device info will be shown.

Step 2: Transfer Photos from iPhone to Mac Now

Click "Photo" icon to get the photos from iPhone Camera Roll. Choose the photos you wanna transfer and then move it to your Mac. Then click "Export" button to start copying photos from iPhone to Mac. You can also sync music from iPhone to Mac, as well as 4K/HD videos from iPhone to Mac or vice versa the same way. You can also use the tool to convert HEIC photos to JPG on Mac in batch.

Part 2: How to Copy iPhone Photos to Mac with MacX iPhone Mounter

MacX iPhone Mounter, a little-known but effective iPhone photos copy tool, allows you to sync photos from iPhone to Mac within seconds. The all-round iPhone photo backup tool supports you to backup all the iPhone photos, no matter from Camera Roll, Photo Stream, Photo Library or My Albums. Still, besides moving photos from iPhone to Mac, it's capable of transferring videos, music, movies, TV show, podcase, ebook from iOS devices to Mac, including iTunes purchased files.

Copy iPhone photos to Mac

Step 1: Download and Run MacX iPhone Mounter on Mac

Free download MacX iPhone Mounter and launch it on your Mac. Then connect your iPhone to Mac.

Step 2: Start Transferring Photos from iPhone to Mac

Click the "Picture" button to get your iPhone photos list. Now you can move one or more photos from iPhone to Mac by clicking "Export" button or simplely do this by drag and drop, the photos will be successfully transferred to your Mac computer.

Part 3: Copy Photos from iPhone to Mac with iCloud Photo Library

iCloud Photo Library, also a simple iPhone file manager, lets you seamlessly access, manage, edit, and share images and video from any iCloud-enabled devices you own, including your iMac or Macbook. iCloud accounts come with 5 GB of free storage, so if your photo library is large you may have to pay for additional storage. Actually, copy pictures from iPhone to Mac with iCloud Photo Library can be a trifle. Let's check how.

Copy photos from iPhone to Mac

Step 1: Enable the iCloud Photo Library on your iPhone

Connect your iPhone to wireless network. Then open the Settings and select "iCloud." Make sure you are signed in with the correct iCloud account. Tap "Photos" and then toggle "iCloud Photo Library" on. Your photos will be uploaded to iCloud and get ready for moving to Mac.

Step 2: Enable iCloud Photo Library on your Mac

Open the Photos app on your Mac and click the "Shared" tab. And click the "Start Sharing" button then Check the "iCloud Photo Library" box. This will enable iCloud Photo Library and begin uploading your Mac photos to your iCloud storage.

Step 3: Find your Photos on Mac

Once you've sync photos from iPhone to Mac with the iCloud Photo Library, you can find all of your photos in the "Photos" section which is organized by the date they were taken. And you'll see photos from all of your linked devices surely.

Author: Rico Rodriguez | Updated on Dec 3, 2018

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