Take full control of your iPod, iPad and iPhone photos
Learn how to manage iPod, iPad and iPhone photos and videos with CopyTrans Photo. This powerful photo transfer tool allows you to browse, transfer, copy and share photos and videos from your iOS device with family and friends.
CopyTrans Photo is fully compatible with all iOS devices including iPhone, iPad Air and iPod touch, as well as any iPod supporting photos.
This guide contains the following sections:
- CopyTrans Photo overview
- Hide and show the iOS album list and PC folder tree
- Create albums on your iPod or iPhone
- Create folder shortcuts in CopyTrans Photo
- Transfer PC Photos to iPod, iPad or iPhone
- Transfer iPod, iPad and iPhone Photos to PC
- Convert HEIC to JPEG when transferring to PC
- Change the order of photos in Photo Library
- Transfer live photos to PC and back
- Keep EXIF data intact
- Apply changes to iPhone, iPad or iPod
To get started, download CopyTrans Photo from the following page:Download CopyTrans Photo
CopyTrans Photo overview
Open CopyTrans Photo and connect your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch.
Your device photo library appears on the left side of the screen, and PC folders appear on the right.
Hide and show the iOS album list and PC folder tree
iPhone albums are displayed in the pane on the far left.
You can switch from the album list view to the album tab view by clicking the blue symbol on the top left.
The folder tree on the right side of the program allows you to browse through your PC folders. You can hide the explorer by clicking on the blue icon in the top-right corner above the listed folders.
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Create albums on your iPad or iPhone
Before copying photos to and from your device, you need to learn how to create new photo albums.
To create a new album, click on the green photos symbol on the top left.
Next, enter a name for the ablum and click on “OK”.
Create folder shortcuts in CopyTrans Photo
You can create folder shortcuts in CopyTrans Photo to access your PC folders quickly. The path to the currently open folder will then be saved as a shortcut.
Use the Explorer to open a new folder and then click on the “+” button on top of the PC pane.
To close the shortcut, right-click on it and select the “Close tab” option from the pop-up menu.
Transfer PC Photos to iPod, iPad or iPhone
Open any computer folder and select the pictures or videos you want to add to your iPhone. Then, drag and drop the selected items to the left-hand side of the window (see the screenshot below).
Transfer iPod, iPad and iPhone Photos to PC
To transfer iPhone photos and videos back to your computer, select and drag and drop photos and videos to the left-hand pane.
Convert HEIC to JPEG when transferring to PC
CopyTrans Photo has three options to manage photo extension during the transfer process:
- Transfer as JPEG.
- Transfer as HEIC.
- Transfer as both JPEG and HEIC.
Change the order of photos in Photo Library
In a Photo Library album, place the photos in the desired order using drag and drop.
Transfer live photos to PC and back
CopyTrans Photo transfers live photos to PC as a pair of files: a JPEG or HEIC and a short MOV video file so you can enjoy the live moment on your PC.
If you want to upload this photo to another iOS device, the program will glue it back together.
Keep EXIF data intact
Don’t worry about the EXIF data getting lost when transferring photos. CopyTrans Photo transfers images including all the embedded information: GPS coordinates, date, time, device model, etc.
Apply changes to iPhone, iPad or iPod
Finally, click on the “Apply changes” button to save all the modifications you’ve made. In case you don’t want the changes to take effect, just click on the circle arrow in the top-left corner to refresh the program.
Well, that’s it! We hope you’ll enjoy using CopyTrans Photo.