Watch and download iPhone videos on PC

The Videos App on the iPhone and the iPad is probably not the most used app on Apple devices. Some users confuse the Videos App with videos of the camera, which can lead to confusion. With the Videos App can be played e.g. Music videos, short films and trailers, which were bought in the Apple Store or transferred by using iTunes. We explain in the following instruction, how can you play these videos on PC and how works the download.

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Updated for Windows 11
and Windows 10, 8
For iPhone 15, 14, 13, 12 and Max, iPad Pro
and iPhone 11, XR, iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 7 Plus, 7, SE, iPad, iPad Air

Transfer iPhone movies without iTunes to computer

  1. If the iDevice Manager is not installed yet, download the program from here.
  2. Start the iDevice Manager and click the button "Movies".
  3. The movies are downloaded automatically. Depending on the number of videos and speed of the computer, takes the loading process more or less time.
  4. The films will be displayed in the list with name, artist, time, genre, publication date, rating and file size. If the file has no or less meta information, then the fields are empty.
  5. To download one or many videos, press the with mouse arrow on the "Download" Button or Right-click a file name. Both times, are displayed a submenu with two items "Download all items" and "Download selected entries".
    Video download sub menu
  6. To download different videos at once, select the preferred entries in the list. If you press and hold the Ctrl key and click with the mouse an entry, can you select multiple entries. By pressing the Shift key and the mouse together, can you select successive items. Video selection
  7. Before the iDevice Manager starts the download can you choose the destination folder.

Watch iPad movies on PC

  1. The playback of iPad movies on the computer is done with a Media Player on the computer.
  2. To play iPad movies with an external software, click with the right mouse key on a video and choose in the context menu the entry "Preview in external program".
  3. Thus will be opened the Windows Media Player or another installed player like VLC Player or iTunes.
  4. The playback function can you find in this player, as well the volume and tone controls.

Upload MP4 Videos from PC to iPhone without iTunes

  1. For uploading of MP4 video files from PC to iPhone or iPad, do you need our free iManager App.
  2. The iManager App can be downloaded from Apple App Store. The App is available for iPad and iPhone.
  3. It will not be charged!
  4. Only after App installation and update of the iPhone backup, is it possible to upload videos to the Apple device.
    Upload button
  5. In some cases is a restart of the iDevice Manager necessary.
  6. The transfered short movies or other MP4 files are visible in the Photo App like camera videos, instead in the Video App.