How to Transfer Video from MacBook Pro/Air to iPhone XS (Max)/XR

By Alice Yang to iPhone Management | Last Updated on Dec 18, 2018

To move off video from MacBook to iPhone can be a no-brainer. Here's how to transfer video from MacBook Air/Pro to iPhone 8/Plus, iPhone X, etc. by simply clicking "Adding" button with no iTunes syncing, including movies, music videos, TV shows, recorded video, downloaded video, and more.

Sometimes, it's not that easy to move video from MacBook to iPhone 8/X, especially when the video on MacBook is in a format unaccepted by iPhone. You have to download a video converter for MacBook first to change the video format if this happens. Here's other best shortcut that you're probably not using to copy video from MacBook to iPhone - video transfer tool for iPhone.

Hassle-free Way to Transfer Video from MacBook to iPhone

MacX MediaTrans helps sync video from MacBook Air/Pro to iOS 11 iPhone X/iPhone 8 (Plus), iPhone 7s/Plus, etc. and automatically converts incompatible videos.

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The Easiest Way to Sync Video from MacBook to iPhone XS (Max)/XR

Top-notch video file transfer tool, MacX MediaTrans is highly recommended here, for much easier way to transfer video from MacBook to iPhone 8. You are given access to move video from MacBook to iPhone 8 or iPhone X, including 4K UHD video movie, TV shows, downloaded video etc. in a flash without any stutters by simply clicking "Add" and "Sync".

If your video format isn't compatible with iPhone, no worries, the program has built-in video converter, which helps convert video automatically and copy video from MacBook to iPhone without errors. It is able to move video from iPhone to MacBook, and transfer video from Mac to iPad and iPod as well. Follow the guide on how to sync video from MacBook to iPhone easily and quickly.

Start to Transfer Video from MacBook Pro/Air to iPhone XS (Max)/XR

Free download iPhone video transfer on MacBook running OS X 10.7 or above (macOS High Sierra also compatible).
Tips: Turn off iTunes auto sync before you copy and move video from MacBook to iPhone. It allows to copy video from MacBook to iPhone SE/6s/6/Plus all iPhone series running iOS 7 or later (iOS 10 incl.)

Step 1: Launch MacX MediaTrans, and connect iPhone X to MacBook via iOS USB cable.

Step 2: Look for "Video" entry on the main interface, click it for video syncing. In case the video on MacBook is not compatible with iPhone, head to "Setting" to check whether the Auto convert video option is selected or not.

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Step 3: Within "Video" interface, select video on MacBook, click "Add" and then "Sync" to transfer video from MacBook Pro/Air to iPhone 8/Plus, iPhone X, iPhone Xs, etc. It's the same to sync video/music from MacBook to iPad, iPod. If you need to transfer iPad, iPod iPhone video to Mac, click "Export" then.

Tips: if you receive "Unsupported format" message showing on the video, click "Convert" and the video will be converted to be compatible with iPhone instantly.

Brief info of your iPhone free space is given on the interface, pay attention to your iPhone storage space. If you are going to import 4K UHD video from MacBook to iPhone X or iPhone 8, you'd better compress it first.

When you copy video from MacBook to iPhone, the program has the ability to auto rotate iPhone video filmed sideways and makes it fit in iPhone screen.

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It doesn't just help export video from MacBook Pro/Air to iPhone- it does more stuff. MacX MediaTrans give full-way to import and export media files from/to iPhone, iPad, iPod. Besides music, video, photo transfer between iDevice, the program can turn your iPhone to USB flash drive, and store any files that USB drive can do.
Noteworthily, its unique video decryption feature allows you to remove DRMs of videos/movies purchased from iTunes on iPhone during the iPhone video to Mac syncing. Thus you can enjoy or edit purchased iTunes videos limitlessly on Mac.

MacX MediaTrans - Import Video from MacBook to iPhone

Easy-to-use iPhone video transfer delivers a superfast way to copy and move video from MacBook to iPhone, including video in a format unaccepted by iPhone.

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