2018 Top Best iPhone Transfer Software List with Reviews

There are so many software designed for iPhone users to transfer iPhone data and files. At first I thought all of these iPhone transfer software were just some iTunes alternatives aiming to do better on sharing data between iPhone and another mobile devices or computer. However, after I tested, I am surprised by some innovative features of these transfer tools.

Here I’d like to introduce some top best iPhone transfer software I collected in 2018, and share some fantastic features of these software.

  1. iMazing
  2. AnyTrans
  3. TunesGo for iOS
  4. Aiseesoft FoneTrans
  5. iExplorer
  6. CopyTrans
  7. WALTR 2 – Easily Drop Data to iPhone
  8. MobileTrans – Android to iPhone Transfer
  9. iSkysoft iTransfer
  10. Xlisoft – DVD to iPhone Transfer
  11. Leawo iTransfer

iMazing iPhone Transfer

iPhone transfer tool - iMazing interface
iPhone transfer tool – iMazing interface

iMazing (DiskAid) was created by a Switzerland software developer DigiDNA. This desktop app helps you easily backup data from iPhone to computer without iTunes, and extract data from iPhone backups. Besides, it offers some other features like checking battery’s health and printing iPhone messages.

iMazing 2 New Features

To keep your data safe, iMazing 2.3 added one Time-Machine like feature to backup your important data on your iPhone iPad via Wi-Fi. It can create encrypted backups for your device so that you can restore data to your device. Unlike iTunes, iMazing allows you to browse contents in backup file and export anything you browsed.

Now this iPhone transfer app is fully compatible with iOS 12 and macOS Mojave. Recently released mac version of iMazing even supports Mojave Dark Mode, like this:

iMazing Dark Mode for Mojave
iMazing Dark Mode for Mojave

iMazing Free Trial, Price and Coupon Codes

iMazing offers free trial for new users to preview all its features, and help you to know how it works. But it restricts the amount that you can transfer and backup on your iPhone.

If you want to use all the features of iMazing, you should buy the license. There are three types of licenses starting from $44.99 on its officially website. Great news is that you can get 25% iMazing discount now.

If you are a student, professor or member of education institutions, you can use your Education Email to get the 30% iMazing discount.

 iMobie AnyTrans iPhone Transfer

iPhone transfer software - AnyTrans
iPhone transfer software – AnyTrans

You may know iMobie PodTrans, which has good users’ rating, and is famous for transferring iPod media files. And after several years, now iMobie collected multiple functions of its previous transferring tools and developed AnyTrans for iOS to transfer almost anything between iPhone and Mac/PC/iDevice. It keeps updating and adding new features, and now the new AnyTrans supports accessing iOS backups, downloading Youtube videos to Apple devices directly, and migrating data from Android to iOS.

AnyTrans Free vs Paid Version

Just like iMazing, AnyTrans iPhone transfer isn’t free, but it gives you the free trial version, with which you can transfer several items, download online videos and move data from android to iOS.

If you want to get AnyTrans full version and enjoy all its features, you need buy its license. There are two kinds of licenses: Single license for only 1 computer ($39.99), and Family License for 5 computers ($69.99).  To buy with a cheap price, you can try this AnyTrans discount coupon (updated on Jan 1st, 2018).

TunesGo (Dr.Fone – iOS Transfer)

Toolbox of TunesGo iPhone Transfer
Toolbox of TunesGo iPhone Transfer

Similar to iMazing and AnyTrans, Wondershare TunesGo for iOS (now named Dr.Fone – iOS Transfer) also can do somethings that iTunes can’t. For example, transferring iPhone contents to another device (computer, iOS and Android) and converting media files to iOS supported files.

Compare with the above two apps, Dr.Fone iOS Transfer has only some basic transfer features like move data between iPhone and computer, and manage iPhone data by deleting, adding, exporting, etc. And recently Wondershare updated this iPhone transfer app to be compatible with iOS 12. 

These price of dr.fone iOS Transfer is 49.95 US dollars for both Windows and Mac versions. If you want to buy with a cheap price, you can try this Wondershare coupon code: C977058BA9.

Aiseesoft FoneTrans – Transfer 16+ FileTypes on iPhone

Aiseesoft company developed various multimedia software for iPhone users. And FoneTrans could be one of its best works. This tool is specially designed to  transfer data in a simple way, and it does do the job to transfer 16+ filetypes between iPhone and computer/iTunes.

FoneLab iPhone Data Transfer
FoneLab iPhone Data Transfer

Pros:

  • The interface is clean so that you can quickly access the page to see what you can transfer between your smartphone and your computer.
  • It support transfer more than 16 file types, including songs, videos, contacts, photos, books, ePub, etc.
  • It is cheap and you can buy with 55% discount on MyCommerce, at a price of $18.
  • The icon is so cute!

Cons:

Before transferring iPhone contacts and messages, this software will takes a long time to backup your iOS device and load the text messages and contacts.

iExplorer – iPhone to iTunes/Computer Transfer

iExplorer is developed by Microplant LL. It makes you transfer files between your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and computer/iTunes. With this app, you can transfer songs, voice memos, photos, texts… without iTunes. You needn’t sync everything from iTunes to your device any more.

Pros:
    • Easy to Use Interface
    • Preview feature allows you to preview files and its features, such as file size and modified time. And you can also play media files by using it.
  • Extract data from iTunes backup
Cons:
    • Frequently ask you to have a full version update.
    • Sometimes crash and freeze.
    • Free version is useless sometimes.
  • A little expensive.

Price:

  • Basic Version: $39.99 (1 Licenses); Family Version: $59.99 (5 Licenses)

System and iTunes Requirements:

  • iOS: iOS 8 – 9.3.
  • iTunes: iTunes 10 or Later.
  • PC: For Windows XP, Vistar, 7, 8, 8.1, 10.
  • Mac: 10.7 – 10.11.

CopyTrans – Transfer Between iPhone and PC

CopyTrans gives you a series of iPhone transfer tools (CopyTrans, CopyTrans Contacts, CopyTrans Photo etc) to help you transfer iPhone data on PC (Supports Windows XP and later). Most CopyTrans tools have the price of &19.99. Below are the main feature of each tool.

Cons:

    • Most of tools are for Windows but have no Mac Version
  • Some files that you can only transfer from iPhone to computer but cannot from PC to iPhone

Price:

  • CopyTrans ($19.99) – Transfer music and videos from iPhone to iTunes/PC
  • CopyTrans Contacts ($19.99) – Transfer contacts, messages, notes, calendar to PC.
  • CopyTrans Photo ($19.99) – Transfer photos, videos and albums to PC.
  • CopyTrans TuneSwift ($19.99) – Rebuild iTunes library on Mac/PC or transfer all iTunes library from iPhone to Computer.

WALTR 2 – Simplest Drop to iPhone Transfer Tool

Softorino Inc. developed one simple tool – WALTR, which helps people to easily transfer media files to iPhone without using iTunes. The latest version – WALTR 2, uses the wireless technique to transfer music, videos, TV shows, iBooks, Audiobooks from computer to any iPhone with one simple drop area, just like the below screenshot.

WALTR 2 is also not free and charges $49.99.

WALTR 2 Drop Area
WALTR 2 Drop Area

How WALTR 2 Work

You can download and install this WALTR 2 on Windows or Mac computer and then drag and drop files to its interface. This app uses its called “Smart Automatic Content Recognition”, to analysis the information of the files you drop to its interface on computer, and then put them with all meta data into the right place on your connected Apple device.

Besides iPhone, this app is also perfectly compatible with other Apple devices, even the original iPod from 2001.

MobileTrans – Best Android to iPhone Tranfer

Transfer data from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy
Transfer data from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy

Just as what we said in the post Best Android to iPhone Transfer, WonderShare MobileTrans could be the best transfer tool for transferring data from Android to iPhone. And beyond this, it can move more things between two phones. If you got one iPhone 7, now you can use it to transfer messages, contacts, photos and other data from any android to iPhone.

 iSkysoft iTransfer (TunesOver)

Backup photos to Mac - iTransfer iPhone transfer
Backup photos to Mac – iTransfer iPhone transfer

iSkysoft iTransfer or named “TunesOver” is one of transfer tools that iSkysoft released for all iOS users. With iTransfer, you can backup selected songs and videos to computer or iTunes, and this smart tool will filter out the existing items, so there is no worry about duplicates being transferred to your another device. More than this, it is able to import live photos from iPhone 6s or iPhone 7 as gif pictures and store them on your pc or mac.

iSkysoft iTransfer is now compatible with the new iOS 10, and available to be downloaded on both Mac and Windows, support new Sierra and Windows 10.

Xilisoft – DVD to iPhone Transfer

Xilisoft created so many DVD to iPhone transferring and converting tools. And its iPhone Software Suite contains multiple functions, including, DVD to iPhone transfer, iPhone ringtones maker and iPhone data transfer. With this iPhone manager tool,  you can easily convert and transfer songs and videos to your iPhone, or convert songs as your iPhone ringtones.

Leawo iTransfer – Small iPhone Transfer Tool

Leawo iTransfer could be a small tool to manage data on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, iTunes. You can use this tool to copy songs and videos among iOS device, iTunes and PC. Thus, you can backup iPhone data to computer. Or add media files to your new iOS device without iTunes. This tool have two versions just like the tools we offer above.  And the Window Version could be better than Mac, and now it isn’t compatible with the newest macOS Sierra. The good news is that the price of its upgrade license is cheaper than most of transfer tools above.

Coupons for these iPhone transfer software

These apps offer free trials for you to backup and transfer data on your iPhone, but if you want to upgrade and enjoy all features, you need pay. We’ve got some coupons for these software, if you want to purchase for all features after using free trial, you can contact us for the discount.  (The coupons we pasted on this post are only available on a computer, which means you can’t see the coupons on your mobile phones, please change a computer to get the coupons.)

2018 Top Best iPhone Transfer Software List with Reviews
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8 thoughts on “2018 Top Best iPhone Transfer Software List with Reviews”

  1. AnyTrans is a joke. If you wisely backup your iOS device using encryption so that all your iPad and iPhone data can be retrieved in case of emergency, AnyTrans cannot communicate with that device. That means you’ll have to backup using non-encryption, do your AnyTrans thing, and then back up your devices again using encryption. Worse still, AnyTrans has been saying for years that you can either endure this clumsy workaround or “wait for an update.” I’m on perhaps the fourth update they’ve made and they’re still making the same, stale promise.

    And never criticize these thin-skinned Chinese programmers who pretend they’re not by depicting Westerners in their online pages. They throw tantrums easily and will delete your user account and “lifetime” license if you do not express fawning, unqualified love at all times or raise an issue like the above. Broken English, broken promises. A must to avoid.

    1. I’ve used this any trans before,it has some nice & free features like moving data from android to iphone. it did give some benefits for ios users.

  2. I bought WALTR 1. But after a month or two, they released WALTR 2 with said new features and ask me buy it again. I am so unhappy with this trick and never buy from them again.

    I also bought iExplorer, but after two months, I found I have to buy a new iExplorer in order to support my new iPhone. What a joke. I will never buy iExplorer again.

    I bought some software with life time update for many years, that’s what I like.

  3. Thanks for sharing. BUT when I use dr foen to transfer iphone photos, it won’t connect my device, you may need remove it from this top transfer app list.

    1. I got the similar issue using ANYTRANS on my pc, and I’ve been told to update the iTunes, or download driver for my device. I don’t know how to do…

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