It is not uncommon after taking a photo or video on a smartphone that you need to drop the shot on a computer. But, this operation often causes difficulties for inexperienced users. In this article we will talk about how to upload video from iPhone to a computer running Windows or Mac OS X.
How to drop video from iPhone to Windows computer
If you want to upload video from iPhone to a computer with Windows operating system, then you can say that you are lucky. Since on Windows computers, video is very easy to transfer.
So, in order to throw off the video, you first need to connect the iPhone to the computer. To do this, take the USB cable. Lightning (this cable is also used for charging) and stick it into the iPhone and computer. After the iPhone and the computer are connected by cable, you will hear a characteristic sound signaling that the device is connected, and your iPhone will appear in the “My Computer” window.
Open iPhone in the "My Computer" window. After that, you will see a disk called “Internal Storage”. It also needs to be opened.
Next you need to open "DCIM".
And then the “100APPLE” folder.
After that, a folder with photos and video clips recorded on your iPhone will open in front of you. From this folder you can upload video to a computer. To do this, just drag it to the desktop or to another folder.
If there are a lot of photos in the folder, then finding the right video can be difficult in this case, right-click on an empty space and select “Group. Type”.
Thus, you separate the photo files and video clips from each other and can upload exactly what you need to the computer.
How to upload video from iPhone to Mac OS X computer
If you have an Apple computer with Mac OS X, the process of transferring video files will be a bit more complicated. Here, in order to upload video from an iPhone to a computer, you need to use the "Image Capture" program. As a rule, this program itself opens after you connect the iPhone to the computer.
If it did not open, then you can open it manually. To do this, refer to the built-in Spotlight search (search icon in the upper right corner of the desktop) and enter the search term “Image Capture”. After that, the system will offer you to open this program.
So, you have opened the "Image Capture" program. Now you can begin to drop videos from iPhone to computer. First you need to pay attention to the left side of the window of this program. Here will be a list of mobile devices connected to the computer. In this list you need to select the iPhone from which you want to transfer the video to the computer.
The next step is to select the folder or program into which you want to drop your video clips. To do this, open the drop-down menu at the bottom of the program window and select one of the suitable options. For example, you can drop a video from an iPhone into the Images folder, or simply onto the desktop.
After that, you can drop the video. If you want to drop all the videos and photos at once, just click on the “Import All” button.
In order to discard only individual videos, select them with the mouse and click on the “Import” button. You can also simply drag and drop selected video files from the “Image Capture” program to any folder suitable for this.