Best iFunbox Alternatives to Manage and Transfer Files on iPhone iPad iPod

By Rico Rodriguez to iOS Tips | Last Updated on Sep 21, 2023

"I wanted to transfer some photos uing iFunbox, but it wasn't working on iOS 17. Are there any good software like iFunbox?" "iFunbox is annoying me a lot. Is there an iFunbox alternative that has a more sleek and simple design?" -- from Reddit

iFunbox crashes, iOS 17 breaks iFunbox, iFunbox stops working, iFunbox not showing users applications… If you are tired of wrestling with various iFunbox problems, why not switch to other iFunbox alternatives. There are a raft of easy iOS file managers like iFunbox to work with for video, music, photo, books and more transfer & management. Here are your top choices.

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1. MacX MediaTrans

MacX MediaTrans gives two-way to transfer videos, movies, music, photos, ringtones, voicememo, ebooks and more media data from iPhone (iPhone 7/SE/6s/6/5s etc.) iPad iPod to Mac in the fastest speed compared with other tools like iFunbox on the list. The iFunbox replacement also works as an iOS file manager like iFunbox but gives even more options, for example, it lets you organize files, batch delete data, create playlist, make ringtone, to name a few.

The alternative to iFunbox boasts lots of useful features that iFunbox lacks. MacX MediaTrans can auto convert videos of 720P 1080P 4K UHD FLV TS MKV any res format to iPhone iPad compatible one. Audio conversion also can be done. Users can convert music formatted M4A, FLAC, OGG, WMA etc. to MP3 and AAC widely used format. And the iFunbox alternative is able to convert EPUB to PDF, TXT etc. All these conversion tasks can be done without any third party help.

Note: MacX MediaTrans has Mac version that can run on macOS Sierra/El Capitan and older, and its Windows version fully support Win 10. The best alternative to iFunbox also allows users to transfer & manage data on iPhone iPad running iOS 17.

2. iExplorer

iExplore, like iFunbox, is designed as iTunes alternative Mac/PC, which can transfer music, photos, voicemails and more from iPhone iPad to Mac/PC or iTunes. With the iExplorer, users can access files from iPhone iPad iPod without jailbreaking the iDevices. And it's easy to make a backup of iPhone iPad files to Mac or PC, including iPhone 7/SE iPad Pro running iOS 17.

The best alternative to iFunbox is updated now to support macOS Sierra and Windows 10, extricating you from problems like iFunbox crashes on iOS 17 or macOS Sierra. iExplorer gets four stars out of five stars on CNET.

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3. Macgo iPhone Explore for Mac

Macgo iPhone Explore for Mac is a free iFunbox alternative for Mac. It has nice interface, making it easy to operate with. Users are allowed to free access, explore and manage media files on iPhone iPad iPod whether the device is jailbroken or nonjailbroken, for example, add or delete files, transfer iPhone iPad iPod music video photo apps data on Mac computer.

Macgo requires OS X 10.8 or later (macOS Sierra is currently not supported). iTunes is needed install to process file transferring between Mac computer and iPhone iPad iPod Touch.

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4. PhoneView

PhoneView is also an iFunbox alternative for Mac, but it's not free (free trial version is available). With the help of the best alternative to iFunbox, users can view, backup & transfer files from iPhone iPad on Mac, like messages, voicemails, call history, and download iPhone photos, videos, movies, music and more to Mac in a click.

It requires Mac OS X 10.6 or later. File transfer on iPhone iPad running iOS 17 are also supported by the iOS file manager like iFunbox.

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5. iPhoneBrowser

An iFunbox alternative for PC. iPhoneBrowser gives a lot of choices, including Save As, Backup File, Replace File and Delete File. It's rich in features, easy in operation and lightweight in size, only 551KB. After connecting iPhone with PC, the iFunbox replacement can immediately recognize your device and lets you browse all the data freely. It earned 1,449 downloads last month on Softonic.

One of the main problems reported by users is that the alternative to iFunbox failed to launch after they plug in iPhone iPad. If this happens, close the program and reopen it. iPhoneBrowse crashes on Windows 10.

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FYI: More info about iFunbox

iFunbox is a free iOS device assistant that can be used to manage file app data for iPhone iPad and iPod Touch. It is an alternative to iTunes in iOS data transfer and management. Its main features include:
1. Access iOS root filesystem in jailbroken iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.
2. Import and export data, like videos, music, ringtone and photo from iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch.
3. Turn iPhone as USB flash drive with fast file transfer speed. To achieve this, go to "General Storage" on the left panel.
4. Browsing iOS files quickly, clean junk files, and do other data management for iPhone iPad and iPod Touch.
OS requirement: OS X 10.6 or later, Intel, 64-bit processor.

Best Alternative to iFunbox iOS Transfer

MacX MediaTrans, the world's fastest and easy-to-use iOS transfer tool to transfer and manage iOS media files, including photos, videos, music, voicemail, books, movies, ringtones, audio and many more without iFunbox crashes not working hassle.

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