How to Transfer Videos from iPhone 6/6s/5s/SE/7/8/X to Computer in 4 Ways

You might have collected so many videos on your iPhone 6/6s or iPhone 5/5s/SE/7. This guide offers 4 ways to make you know how to transfer videos/movies from iPhone 6/6s to computer, also applies to other iPhone.

By Joy Taylor | Posted on: Dec. 11, 2017, Last Updated: Nov. 06, 2018
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AnyTrans for iOS – Best iPhone Videos Transfer

AnyTrans for iOS lets you transfer data from iPhone to computer with ease. Supports any iPhone models in iOS 12/11/10/9/8/7/6/5. Download and try it before reading how to get videos from iPhone to computer.

The newest iPhone generation – iPhone XS(Max)/XR has been available, have you prepared well for the new round of iPhone to iPhone Upgrade? If not yet, you can take a minute to read our comprehensive and detailed How to Transfer Data from Old iPhone to New iPhone tutorial.

The iPhone 6/6s (Plus) firstly shows up with a bigger screen than ever before, and the updated 12-megapixel iSight camera of coming iPhone enables you to take 4K videos, which gives you a better experience on video-recording & watching.

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It could happen that one day, videos, photos, and other types of files will eat up the storage space on your phone. The videos you record or movies you download on your iPhone take the most part of the space. That’s why you need to transfer videos from your 16 or 32GB iPhone 6/6s to computer and then remove them from your iPhone to free up storage.

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No matter you work with a Windows PC or Mac, no matter you want to transfer only videos taken with iPhone or movies/music videos download from iTunes or other resources, we give you a way out.
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Part 1. Transfer Videos from iPhone 6/6s (Plus) to Computer with AnyTrans for iOS

AnyTrans for iOS could be an easy-to-use iPhone to computer transfer tool that is capable of transferring videos from iPhone 6/6s to computer. Download it to take a tour >

Step 1. Run AnyTrans for iOS on your computer, connect your iPhone 6/6s to computer. Under Device Manager, click .

How to Transfer Videos from iPhone to Computer with AnyTrans - Step 1

How to Transfer Videos from iPhone to Computer with AnyTrans – Step 1

Step 2. Tap “Videos” button, and choose the video among Movies, Home Video, TV Shows, Music Videos, Photo Video, etc.

How to Transfer Videos from iPhone to Computer with AnyTrans - Step 2

How to Transfer Videos from iPhone to Computer with AnyTrans – Step 2

Step 3. Here we take Photo Video as an example. Choose the video you want to transfer to computer, and click the To Computer button on the right hand corner.

How to Transfer Videos from iPhone to Computer with AnyTrans - Step 3

How to Transfer Videos from iPhone to Computer with AnyTrans – Step 3

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Part 2. Transfer Videos from iPhone 6/6s to Computer with Windows AutoPlay

Step 1. Connect your iPhone 6/6s to computer, and AutoPlay window will automatically pops up.

Step2. Click “Import Pictures and Videos using Windows”.

Transfer Videos from iPhone 6/6s to computer with AutoPlay

Transfer Videos from iPhone 6/6s to computer with AutoPlay

Step 3. Click “Import” to start transfer videos and photos from your iPhone 6/6s to computer.

AutoPlay just works on Windows computer, not available to Mac. Secondly, AutoPlay just enables you to transferring photographic videos from iPhone 6/6s (Plus) to PC. However, you cannot move movies, music videos, home video, Time-lapse, Slo-mo, and TV shows from iPhone to PC.
So if your mission is transferring more than photo videos from iPhone to PC, we sincerely recommend you jumping to Method 1, as a better choice.

Part 3. Transfer Videos from iPhone 6/6s to Computer with iPhoto

iPhoto is a great photo managing app working, but was discontinued since macOS X Yosemite 10.10.3 releasing. So if your computer is with macOS X Yosemite 10.10.3, or later, you can move to Method 4 with detailed steps.

But you need to know that iPhoto just supports transferring photo video and Slo-mo from iPhone to your Mac computer. For movies, music videos, home video, Time-lapse, and TV shows syncing job, we recommend you taking Method 1 as the better option.

Step 1. Connect your iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus to Mac, and iPhoto will automatically open.

Step 2. Click the Device name on left panel under DEVICES, find the video you want to transfer and click Import Selected on the right top.

Transfer Videos from iPhone 6/6s to Computer with iPhoto

Transfer Videos from iPhone 6/6s to Computer with iPhoto

Part 4. How to Import Videos from iPhone 6/6s to Computer with Photos

On Mac OS X Yosemite and El Capitan, the previous iPhoto is upgraded to Photos app. Here we will show you how to import videos taken by iPhone camera to Mac computer with Photos.

Step 1. Open Photos from your Mac, and connect your iPhone to computer.

Step 2. Click “Import”, and select the videos on your iPhone.

Step 3. Click “Import XX Selected” to transfer the selected videos from your iPhone 6/6s to computer.

Import Videos from iPhone 6/6s to Computer with Photos

Import Videos from iPhone 6/6s to Computer with Photos

Just like iPhoto, Mac Photo app only enables you to transfer hoto video and Slo-mo from iPhone to your Mac computer, not including movies, music videos, home video, Time-lapse, and TV shows. If you plan to import such video types from iPhone to Mac computer, we recommend you taking Method 1 as the better option.

Comparison Table for Four Methods

AnyTrans for iOS Windows AutoPlay Mac iPhoto App Mac Photo App
OS Compatibility Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP (64bit & 32bit).
macOS High Sierra, macOS Sierra, OS X 10.8 – 10.11.
Only on Windows OS Only on macOS X Yosemite 10.10.2, and before Only on macOS X Yosemite 10.10.3, and later
Video Types Supported Photo Videos, Movies, Music Videos, Home Video, Time-lapse, Slo-mo, TV shows Photo Videos Photo Videos, Slo-mo Photo Videos, Slo-mo
Sync Videos from iPhone to Computer
Import Videos from Computer to iPhone

The Bottom Line

AnyTrans for iOS also helps transfer photos, music, apps and more from iPhone to computer and vice versa. By comparison, among such 4 methods above, AnyTrans for iOS can satisfy any need of iPhone videos to computer. Why not give a try on it now? If this post solved your problem, don’t forget to share it with your friends.

Joy Taylor

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