We had talked about how to transfer photos from iPhone iPad to Mac with iPhoto and Image Capture in previous posts, if you also want to learn more ways to import photos from iPhone iPad to Mac, in this post we will show you how to copy photos from iPhone iPad to Mac with Preview.
Just like iPhoto and Image Capture, Preview is also an Apple photo-processing tool preinstalled in Mac OS X. Except viewing and edit photos, it also can be used to transfer photos from iPhone iPad to computer. Next, let’s cut to the point that how to transfer photos from iPhone iPad to Mac with Preview.
How to Transfer Photos from iPhone iPad to Mac with Preview
Step 1: Launch Preview on your Mac, and then connect your iPhone iPad to Mac with USB cable.
Step 2: Click File at the upper left corner of your screen, and then choose Import from your iPhone or iPad.
Step 3: Select the photos you want to transfer by clicking Import or Import All and then set up output folder for your iPhone or iPad photos.
- Preview only supports transferring Camera Roll photos from iPhone to Mac. If also want to transfer Photo Stream, Photo Library and My Albums photos to Mac, you can easily make it with PhotoTrans by following this guide.
- This tutorial also can be applied to copy photos from iPod touch to Mac.
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