How to transfer photos/videos between iPhone 5/4S/4, iPad, Computer wirelessly without iTunes


You have a video on your iPhone and you want to transfer it to your iPad easily without connecting your iOS devices to computer. How do you do that? iOS 7 will have AirDrop feature to transfer photos, videos, contacts etc. It might be available on iPhone 5 or later, iPad, iPod 5.

Apple also has Photo Stream feature that lets you share photos with other iOS users or devices and computers. But it does not support videos. iOS7 may also support videos in Photo Stream. You can use PhotoStream with iCloud account on any iOS device with iOS 6 or later, computer, even Apple TV. Read more about PhotoStream here.

With Apple’s PhotoStream aside, You can transfer videos, photos between your iPhone, iPad, iPod, Computer like Windows or Mac OS X wirelessly without using iTunes.

How to transfer photos/videos between iPhone, iPad & Computer wirelessly without iTunes

1. PhotoSync
PhotoSync iOS app costs $1.99. It works any iOS device with iOS 4.3 or later. It works on iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPad, iPod Touch, Computers etc

Unlike AirDrop, which might not be available on iPhone 4, iPhone 4S etc, You can use it most iOS device. It’s features include transferring multiple photos, videos wirelessly between iPhone, iPad, Computer, Quick transfer for new media.

transfer videos from iphone to ipad wirelessly

You will need to download & install companion applications on Windows 8/7/Vista/XP, Mac OS X If you want to transfer media to computer. This app also tracks what has been transferred between devices so you don’t need to worry about duplicates.

2. InstaShare
InstaShare is free iOS app. It offers AirDrop like functionality. You can transfer media like photos, videos between iPhone & iPad or iOS device & Mac OS X computer via WiFi.

airdrop transfer videos from iphone 4s to ipad

It has bad reviews on iTunes site. You can try it as it is free.

3. FileDrop
FileDrop is free. You can transfer photos, videos between iOS device and Windows/Mac OS X computer. It has slick interface. I tested this app. It works fine.
You don’t need to type any urls in the computer. Just drag & drop files to your device.

filedrop ios app to transfer videos from Computer to iPhone or iPad

4. Using Dropbox
Though it uses cloud instead local WiFi transfer, You can automate DropBox iOS app to sync all your photos, videos to your computer. You can set it to upload all Camera photos, videos to your computer. You need to download & install DropBox application on your computer.

Also read, How to sync android photos & videos to Computer & Cloud via WiFi for Flickr, Dropbox, Google Drive


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