Using iPhone to capture photos and videos but finish them on computer using Snagit or Camtasia? You don’t have to go through the annoying syncing process of your iOS device through iTunes. The maker of Snagit and Camtasia, TechSmith, has released a mobile companion app, Fuse, to simplify our workflow. It is the perfect compliment to our desktop programs. Check out this Fuse app review to find more features of this free app and download it from App Store.
Connect iPhone to Snagit, Camtasia via Fuse
Run Snagit or Camtasia on your desktop computer, click File > Connect mobile device, you will then get a QR code on your PC or Mac screen.
Run Fuse app on iPhone or iPad, go to Settings > Snagit or Camtasia > Connect New Device, the scanner opens. Use your iPhone to scan the QR code on your computer to connect your iPhone.
Both your iOS device and computer should be connected to the same local network. Otherwise you can’t connect them using this app. Connected PC or Mac can be found under the Devices list. You can direct send photos, videos to your computer the next time. No need to re-connect them again.
Capture photos, videos and send to Snagit or Camtasia
Run Snagit or Camtasia on your computer. Open the TechSmith Fuse app on your iPhone or iPad, touch the Camera icon at the bottom to start taking pictures or recording videos. Then tap Share button, select Snagit or Camtasia to send the captured videos or photo. The media files will be transferred from your iPhone to PC or Mac and opened in Snagit or Camtasia app directly without saving a copy to your computer hard drive so you can edit them using your favorite TechSmith program instantly. Also captured photos, videos in Fuse will only be saved to the Fuse, not your iPhone photo library, to avoid cluttering your iOS device.
Transfer existing photos, videos to Snagit or Camtasia
Open the Library in Fuse app, browse to your albums or Camera Roll to import existing photos, videos from iPhone to the app. Then select the photos, videos in Fuse library, choose Share, select the device or app to share with. Again the received photos and videos will be opened in Snagit or Camtasia app directly without saving a copy to your computer hard drive so you can edit them using your favorite TechSmith program instantly.
iPhone file transfer alternatives
If you use Snagit or Camtasia on Mac, you can simply use Apple AirDrop to load off media files from iPhone to Mac easily. It is easier than TechSmith Fuse.
Windows users can make use of a third-party transfer app, such as SHAREit, Zapya, etc. They are both free, cross-platform file sharing apps. You can refer to following tutorials to send photos, videos from iPhone to computer: