Have you ever wondered how to transfer videos from computer to iPhone and enjoy them on the go? Uncover the full potential of your iOS device by using it as a mobile video player. Here are 2 different ways how to upload video to iPhone.
- 1. How to transfer videos from PC to iPhone without iTunes
- 2. How to move videos (larger than 1GB) from PC to iPhone
- (BONUS) How to import video from computer to iPhone – YouTube tutorial
- (BONUS) How to transfer files from PC to iPhone – CopyTrans Filey
How to transfer videos from PC to iPhone
To send video to iPhone download CopyTrans Photo to your computer from the page below: Download CopyTrans Photo
Install the program. If you need help installing CopyTrans Photo, please refer to the installation guide.
Run CopyTrans Photo and connect your iPhone or iPad. Your PC folders, photos and videos will appear on the right, while iPhone media will appears on the left of the program window:
Choose a PC folder with videos in the far right side:
Select the PC videos you want to transfer on the right. To select multiple videos, press and hold CTRL while clicking on each video you wish to transfer. To select all videos, click on one video and then press CTRL+A:
Now select an iPhone album from the list on the left or create a new one:
To create a new album, click on the green photos symbol on the top left
Drag the selected videos from right to left:
Click on “Apply changes”:
The videos are now copied to the iPhone:
This is how to move videos from PC to iPhone using CopyTrans Photo!
Still having questions on how to transfer videos from computer to iPhone?
⚡ Check out our comparison table that lists the features of both iTunes and CopyTrans Photo when it comes to transferring videos to iPhone.⚡
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|Manage iPhone/iPad photos||iTunes||CopyTrans Photo|
|Transfer photos and videos from PC to iPhone||✓||✓|
|Transfer iPhone photos, videos and albums from iPhone to PC||✗||✓|
|Transfer photos, videos and albums from one iPhone to another iPhone/iPad||✗||✓|
|View iPhone photos, videos and albums on PC||✗||✓|
|Delete selected photos and videos from iPhone||✗||✓|
|Move full-resolution photos from PC to iPhone without loss of quality||✗||✓|
|Play Camera Roll videos||✗||✓|
|Retrieve lost PC photos from iPhone||✗||✓|
|Transfer photos from multiple PC locations to iPhone||✗||✓|
|Copy photos to iPhone from multiple PCs without replacing previously transferred photos||✗||✓|
|Organize iPhone photos from your PC||✗||✓|
|Transfer photos from iPhone to Android||✗||✓|
|Transfer photos from Android to iPhone||✓||✓|
How to move large videos from PC to iPhone
larger than 1GB
If the size of your videos exceeds 1GB, you can use CopyTrans Manager to add them directly to the default “Videos” folder on your device. Here’s how to import videos from PC to iPhone:
Download CopyTrans Manager.
Download CopyTrans Manager
Start the program.
Drag and drop the videos and click on “Update”.
Please note that CopyTrans Manager only supports the .mov and .mp4 format, so if you try to add other types of videos, you will get the following message:
How to import video from computer to iPhone
How to transfer files from PC to iPhone
In case you might need to transfer some documents from PC to iPhone, we came up with an easy-breezy iTunes alternative – CopyTrans Filey.
- To transfer files from PC to iPhone download CopyTrans Filey:
Download CopyTrans Filey
Install the program. If you need help installing CopyTrans Filey, please refer to the installation guide.
- Run CopyTrans Filey and connect your iPhone. Click on the icon of the app you wish to add the files to. In our case, we chose Documents by Readdle (free).
- On your PC, open a new Explorer window and navigate to the folder containing your files.
- Select the files you wish to put on your iPhone, then drag and drop them to the top section of the app. Stand by until the transfer is complete.
- Once the files are copied, you may run the app you have chosen: the files have been added to your iPhone.
CopyTrans Filey can handle almost any format, provided that it is supported by the application you work with. The most popular formats are:
CopyTrans Filey will help you to:
✅ Transfer files between your PC and iOS devices over Wi-Fi;
✅ Delete files from applications on your iPhone / iPad to free up space;
✅ Open files from iPhone / iPad apps without transferring them to PC;
✅ Use your iPhone as a USB stick.
So this is how to transfer videos from computer to iPhone without iTunes. Let us know how it goes for you in the comments below.