Data Transfer between iDevices and PC Over WiFi

by Inspector on November 6, 2013

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Normally I would use iTools or iFunbox to transfer data from my iPhone/iPod/iPad to PC and from PC to iDevices but for those I need to connect iDevice to PC by a USB cable. We have also reviewed Air Transfer (requires iOS7 – one way transfer from PC to iDevice) and WiFi Photo Transfer (requires iOS 4.3 or later) which can transfer photos and videos wirelessly over the same WiFi. Here are few more apps that allow you to transfer data from PC to iDevices and from iDevices to PC without USB. Transfer data between iDevices and PC through WiFi without USB. Normally these apps provide you a web link that you can open in any other PC/device to share, download or upload files.

Transferable: Download photos from your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch to your Mac or PC using just a web browser over wifi. You can also download whole album instead of single photo. No limit on number of photos that can be downloaded and you can also download photos as zip file. iOS 4.3 or later is required.

Photo Server: Access your device’s camera roll from any other computer or device with a web browser on your local network router’s WiFi. It can also transfer photos between iDevices via Bluetooth. iOS 5 is required for this app.

Wireless Disk Free: This app allows Wireless file sharing. You can view, delete, download or upload photos and videos from PC to iDevice and from iDevice to PC by using a web link that can be password protected. iOS 4.3 or later is required.

FTP Media Server: Download all your photos and videos from iDevices over WiFi without a USB. You can do this by using free FTP program (Filezilla). You can also use web browsers to view and download files on any other PC or smart device. iOS 4.3 or later is required for this app.

My Photo Wifi Share & Picture Server: Share your photos (you can select albums to share) with multiple friends at a time over a local WiFi network. Let your friends browse all your albums. Or, view all your photos in your favorite web browser (Safari, Firefox, Chrome, or IE) on other PC or smart devices. iOS 4.0 or later is required to install this app.

iTransfer: Share and transfer photos from camera roll to PC or PC to camera roll of your iDevice over WiFi. iOS 5.0 or latter is required.

iTransfer – Share Files Use Bluetooth or WiFi to transfer music, photos, and other files between iDevices or PC. Free version allows transfer of files less than 5MB. Received files are stored in ‘received files’ location, from where receiver can view file, email file, open file in specific program, or save file in device. iOS5 or later is required to install this app.

ePhoto Transfer: Transfer photos and videos between your iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Mac, PC, and even other non-iOS mobile devices via Wi-Fi. Transfer can be done by using a web browser. You can choose photos and videos to share and password protect those files. It can also organize photo and videos by renaming, sorting, searching, creating shortcuts, and you can also choose to open photo or video in any other app. With this free version, you can only transfer first 100 photos in each album, and video transfer is limited. If you want to transfer the rest of photos in a large album, you would need to manually add them to a new album. iOS 5 or later is required for this app.

WiFi Photo & Video Access Lite: Access photos and videos from iDevices on web browser of other smart device or PC. Free version can only transfer photos and no videos. Photos limit is 40 latest photos for free version. iOS 4.3 or later is required.

Air Disk Free: Download or upload (transfer) any files between iDevices, other smart devices, tablets or PCs via WiFi through web browser. It contains a built-in file manager to view or delete files. Shared files can be password protected. iOS 4.3 or later is required.

Image Transfer: Send and receive photos and videos from/to your iPad, iPhone, iPod and computer over Wi-Fi. iOS 5 or later is required.

WiFi Album Free: Move photos and videos between iPhone, iPad, Mac or PC using your local wifi network. Move photos and videos from your PC or Mac to your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch. Use any web browser on your computer or new desktop application to quickly transfer between your device and your computer. Free desktop app is available for Mac and Windows computers. iOS 4.3 or later is required.

Wifi Photo Share: Wifi photo sharing lets you transfer photos from your iPhone/iPod or iPad to another iPhone/iPod or iPad using a Wifi or Bluetooth connection. iOS 4.3 or later is required.

WiFi Files: Wirelessly transfer files, to and from computers (Mac and Windows), download files from PC or upload them to a computer, transfer photos and videos to and from your iDevice and computer. Create zip files from folders on your device or unzip files. Save attachments from mails, organize or sort files, airplay videos, save webpages as HTML or PDF, capture and save webpages screenshots and more. Free app allows only 11 transfers and after that you will have to purchase it. iOS 5.0 or later is required. Computer transfer needs computer client to be installed in PC.

Feem WiFi File Transfer: Chat with near by friends and transfer files between devices over wifi without cables. Share pictures, videos, and documents with others around you by using iPhone, Android devices, Windows, iPad, Mac or Linux devices. iOS 5.0 is required. Both devices should have Feem installed in order to transfer files.

Photo safe & transfer and Simple Photo & Video Transfer are also worth mentioning.

These apps might want to use your current location or want to access your photos. You will have to allow these apps to use at least your photos otherwise these apps can not share photos and videos.

What works for you? What is your favorite wifi transfer app and why? Share in comments.

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