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How to Effectively Copy Photos from iPhone to Mac without iPhoto/Photos App

May 9, 2017 12:11 am / Updated by Jerry Cook to iPhone Tips
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Summary: This tutorial aims at providing an alternative solution to transfer photos from iPhone/iPad to Mac Air/Pro/iMac for those who feel disappointed with iPhoto or Photos app.

Like it or hate it, starting with Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.3, Apple has announced the retirement of iPhoto and officially replaced it with Photos app. Getting used to iPhoto from 2002, many Mac users keep the concerns that how to copy photos from iPhone without iPhoto, how to migrate photos stored on iPhoto library, etc.

Problems on Transferring Photos from iPhone to Mac with iPhoto/Photos App

I have actually tried both apps on my MacBook and iMac (iPhoto 9.6.1 still works well with Mac OS). Based on what I have experienced, pictures and videos can be shared between the two, and I should say it’s a great improvement for Photos app with faster transferring speed and flatting operation interface. However, good as new Photos app is, problems also come along with it.

Try Tenorshare iCareFone to Upload Multiple Photos to Mac without iPhone/Photos App All at Once

Instead of using the pre-installed app to get photos off your iPhone/iPad, I am inclined to introduce a third-party file transferring tool called Tenorshare iCareFone as an alternative to Mac Photos app, which performs well with my MacBook Pro running Mac OS X 10.12 Sierra.

Unlike iPhoto and new Photos, Tenorshare iCareFone can achieve two-way and 9 kinds of files transferring between iPhone 7/7Plus/6s/6 Plus/6/5s and Mac OS devices. Actually it works for all iOS 10.3/10.2/10/9/8/7 devices including iPad and iPod touch. You can either import or export photos, videos, music, contacts, apps, bookmarks, note, calendar and iBooks. What’s important, all pictures will stay on original quality without any damage. Follow below steps to learn how to import photos to Mac without Photos app and iPhoto.

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You are now able to view and edit photos on your Mac OS computers. Moreover, if you are not willing to delete pictures after exporting while unbearable with less storage on your iPhone 7/7 Plus/SE/6s/6/5 or iPad Pro, Tenorshare iCareFone also provides a handy solution to free up at least 75% photos memory by lossless compression of images on your iOS devices.

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