How to Transfer Videos from iPhone to PC/Mac

Can’t find an effective way on how to get video from iPhone to computer or how to transfer videos from iPhone to computer? This guide offers 3 methods to help you transfer videos from iPhone to PC or Mac with ease.

By Joy Taylor | Posted on: Jan. 02, 2018, Last Updated: Aug. 16, 2019

Transfer Video / Recordings from iPhone to Computer

How to Transfer Videos from iPhone to Computer

In general, you have two kinds of videos saved on your iPhone: one is imported by iTunes and the other is shot by iPhone camera. If your device is running out of space, you can copy the videos to computer or an external hard disk to reclaim more iPhone space.

Sadly neither of them can be moved back to computer with ease. Read on this tutorial to find out how to transfer videos, photo videos/recordings from iPhone to PC/Mac computer hard drive.

This guide focuses on how to transfer videos from iPhone to computer. If you want to know more information about how to transfer photos from iPhone/iPad to computer, you can check this post: How to Transfer Photos from iPhone to Computer (Windows 7/8/10 Included) which shows you 5 simple methods.

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Part 1. How  to Transfer All Videos from iPhone to PC/Mac

If you get a new computer and rebuild the iTunes library, then you will find no way to transfer these videos back to computer unless you find a dedicated iPhone Transfer software like AnyTrans for iOS.

Here we have prepared a video to demonstrate how to transfer your iPhone videos to the computer with AnyTrans. Watch this video and follow the detailed steps below to have a try.

No matter it is the video you synced from iTunes or video you take with your iPhone camera, AnyTrans for iOS will help you get the best way on how to get video from iPhone to computer. Free Download it to take a tour >

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Option 1. How to Transfer Videos from iPhone to Computer Selectively

Step 1: Run AnyTrans on your computer > Connect your iPhone to the computer via USB cable > Click on “Device Manager” mode, and then choose the “Videos” option.

How to Transfer Videos from iPhone to Computer – Step 1

How to Transfer Videos from iPhone to Computer – Step 1

Step 2: Choose the category stores the videos you want to move > Select the videos you need > Click on “To Computer” button at the top-right corner to start transferring.

How to Transfer Videos from iPhone to Computer – Step 2

How to Transfer Videos from iPhone to Computer – Step 2

Option 2. How to Transfer All Videos from iPhone to Computer at Once

If you would like to all the videos on your iPhone to computer at once, just follow the step below to make it.

Step 1 is the same as above. Then, check the “Select All” button > Click on the “To Computer” button to start transferring iPhone videos to your computer.

How to Transfer All Videos from iPhone to Computer at Once

How to Transfer All Videos from iPhone to Computer at Once

AnyTrans for iOS also allows you to transfer videos from iPhone to iPhone/iPad, to iTunes and the contrary way. It also supports transferring other types of file like photos, music, apps, contacts, messages, notes, books, ringtones, etc.

Part 2. How to Transfer Video Recordings from iPhone to PC

This method can only help you transfer videos taken by camera, if you want to transfer all the iPhone videos to computer, please go to Part 1.

A ten seconds video recording on iPhone may take about 50MB or larger space. So it is too big to send in text or mail. Similar with transferring photos from iPhone to computer, in fact you can do the same with video recordings.

Connect your iPhone to the computer. If the AutoPlay window appears, click “Import Pictures and Videos using Windows” > Find the video recording you want to transfer > Copy and paste it to your computer hard drive.

Transfer Videos from iPhone to PC with AutoPlay

Transfer Videos from iPhone to PC with AutoPlay

Now, if you are using Windows 10, the build-in Photos app enables you to import Camera Roll photos and videos to your windows computer.

Part 3. How to Transfer Videos from iPhone to Mac OS (X)

If you want to transfer all kinds of videos, like movies, Home Videos, TV shows, music videos, photo videos from iPhone to Mac, then just refer to Part 1 to get the easy way.

On a Mac computer, you can use the built-in iPhoto or Photos (Mac OS X 10.10.3 or later) app to import iPhone recordings (Videos taken by camera). Here we will show you how to transfer videos from iPhone to Mac computer with Photos app: Open Photos app > Connect your iPhone > Click Import > Find and select photo videos you need > Click the Import Selected option.

How to Transfer Videos from iPhone to Mac with Photos App

How to Transfer Videos from iPhone to Mac with Photos App

The Bottom Line

If you found this article about how to transfer iPhone videos to computer beneficial, please don’t forget to share it with more people. Any problems in transferring videos from iPhone to computer, welcome to leave them in the Comments Section below. Taking a tour with AnyTrans for iOS now >

Joy Taylor

Member of iMobie team as well as an Apple fan, love to help more users solve various types of iPhone related issues.