How to transfer photos and videos between devices

At any time we are going to need to transfer photos and videos from one mobile device to another and also from the mobile to the computer, and vice versa. For this we propose to use an application, which we will talk about below.

You have just taken a series of photos, or filmed a video with your iPhone, your iPad or your Android device, and you want to have one and the other on your computer , on your Mac or on your PC, what can you do?

While there are several software options, one of the best is PhotoSync , an app for iOS, iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices, as well as Android devices, that lets you sync photos and videos between your mobile device and your home computer. .

The program takes care of carrying out the transmission through a local WiFi network, between the indicated computers. But there is still more, it also allows the sending and receiving of photos and videos through the cloud, mobile storage devices and NAS.

Files between iOS and Android devices and Mac and PC computers

The program transmits between mobile devices and Mac or PC without loss of resolution, also preserving the metadata of the original file. It also lets you send photos and videos from your Mac or Windows computer to your iPhone, iPad, iPod, or Android device over your local WiFi network.

Photos and videos are imported directly to your camera roll or defined album. It is also possible to bring media files directly from iPhone, iPad or Android device, or vice versa . It is also possible to carry out the transmission of other files.

PhotoSync uses the cloud

But there is still more, the program does not disdain the cloud, so it is capable of importing from Dropbox, Google Drive, Flickr, Facebook, SkyDrive, SmugMug, SugarSync and Zenfolio directly on the iPhone, iPad or Android device.

It also supports backup copies on different remote servers, through FTP connections, among other possible ones. What if you have a camera equipped with a wireless SD card? What is also possible to import photos and videos to your device or devices.

Background transfers

Supports automatic transfer in the background when you meet your mobile device in certain places. To use PhotoSync with all its features, you only need to download the version for iPhone or iPad from the App Store , and download the free version of the program for Mac and PC. If you use an Android device, the application is free of charge, although it does support in- app purchases.

To consider

Those responsible for PhotoSync tell us the following about the application:

Quickly transfer photos and videos to and from your computer (Mac and Windows PC) over Wi-Fi. No cloud needed! Two powerful options are available:  ‘Drag and drop across devices with the free PhotoSync Companion tool’ and ‘Web Browser Access’ .

Back up photos and videos to NAS devices, personal cloud, and wireless portable hard drives via FTP, SMB, WebDAV, and SFTP. PhotoSync works perfectly with Synology, QNAP and Buffalo NAS, ownCloud, Nextcloud, WD MyCloud, FreeNAS, OpenMediaVault, Seagate Personal Cloud, Toshiba, SanDisk…

Automatically transfer photos and videos directly from iPhone, iPad and Android devices to computer (Mac / PC), NAS, wireless mobile storage devices and compatible photo and cloud services.

Directly upload and download photos and videos via Wi-Fi and 3G/LTE to your favorite cloud and photo services: Dropbox, Google Photos, Google Drive, Flickr, SmugMug, OneDrive, Box, Zenfolio…


To get the application you have to access PhotoSync . From the service you only have to select the download to carry out, for iOS devices, for Android, for Mac or for Windows.