File exchange between mobile phones and computers is a hot topic. More and more people nowadays own both a smartphone and a computer. Many people may send a copy of their data from mobile phone to computer for backup or editing, then transfer the data back from computer to mobile phone so they can carry them on the go. We have many related articles about data exchange between iOS devices and computers. For example, you can sync ringtones from computer to iPhone through iTunes. If you do not like iTunes, you can also use a cloud hosting service in the middle. For instance, instead of send videos from PC to iPhone directly, you can firstly upload videos from computer to Dropbox, then download videos from Dropbox to iPhone. Today, we will introduce you an easier but more effective way to share all kinds of files between iPhone and computer, including photos, movies, music, documents like word/exel/ppt/txt/page/number/epub/chm/tif/tga/xbm, videos like avi/flv/rmvm/rm/mov/mp4/mp3/wma and more data and file types. What you need is only the FileMaster app on your iPhone. It works with iPad and iPod touch too. This file manager can help you move files around using your local wi-fi network. You can connect up your iOS devices and computer to the same wi-fi network, then freely send files from one device to another over Wi-Fi. Best of all, this app is available on Apple App Store for Free.
Transfer Photos Videos Music and More Files Between iPhone and Computer for FREE
Go to download FileMaster from this link. Then run FileMaster on your iPhone, you can see its main interface like this.
Touch the More… button to review more settings and options within this FileMaster app.
Choose WiFi Transfer from the context menu above. You will be taken to another screen on iPhone with a local IP address like below.
Make sure your iPhone and computer are connected to the same wi-fi network or wireless router. Then access above IP address on your computer. Open any web browser on your PC or Mac, such as IE, Microsoft Edge, Safari, Chrome, Firefox, then type the above IP address in the address bar of your browser and press Enter to access it.
Now you can browse to folders and files on your iPhone right on your computer. Select any folder or files to download from iPhone to computer. If you like to transfer files the other way around, click Start Upload button at the top right corner to browser to the file on your PC or Mac and upload it to iPhone. The file transfer between iPhone and computer through Wi-Fi is extremely fast. As FileMaster app simply copy files within your local network, no files or data will leave your local wi-fi network. You can even disconnect your router from internet and exchange files between iPhone and PC wirelessly using this FileMaster app.
iPhone data transfer greater alternative
The above iPhone file manager is free and easy to use. However it has its own drawbacks. For example, you can export data from iPhone to computer only if you can import them to the file manager app first; many files can’t be imported into other apps on the iPhone although you can upload them from computer to the file manager app. TunesGo is a professional iPhone data transfer software. You can refer to this guide to transfer files from computer to iPhone or vice versa. This software is widely used as a great iTunes alternative. You can use it to send contacts, messages, photos, videos, music songs, apps, files from iPhone iPad to computer or from PC/Mac to your iOS devices with minimum steps.