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PhotoSync - wirelessly transfers your photos and videos

PhotoSync - wirelessly transfers your photos and videos
  • #: 224112
  • Price: $1.99 In Apple Store
  • Category: Photography
  • Updated: 2015-12-09
  • Current Version: 3.1
  • 3.1
  • Size: 10.80 MB
  • Language: English, German
  • Seller: touchbyte GmbH
  • Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 4.2 or later.
  • © touchbyte GmbH
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With over 1 Million user and over 10000 positive reviews PhotoSync is a worldwide AppStore favourite for 5 years. Macworld calls PhotoSync the "absolute best" way to transfer pics between devices and services!

PhotoSync allows you to transfer your photos & videos between your iPhone, iPad, Mac or PC over your local Wi-Fi network. It also supports sending and receiving photos & videos to/from popular cloud & photo services, mobile storage devices and NAS. Any kind of photo transfer – PhotoSync can handle it!

What you can do with PhotoSync:


• Transfer, move and backup your photos & videos from iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to your Windows PC or Mac. Photos & videos are transferred in full resolution with all metadata intact.

• Send photos & videos from your Windows PC or Mac directly over the local Wi-Fi network to your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. Choose from existing albums or create new albums. Received photos & videos are imported directly into the Camera Roll or an album you defined.


• Directly copy, move and exchange photos & videos between iPhone and iPad and vice versa over your local Wi-Fi network, Personal Hotspot or Bluetooth. No computer or cloud needed!


• Upload and share photos/videos to your favorite cloud or photo service like Dropbox, Google Drive, Google Photos / Picasa, Flickr, Facebook, OneDrive, SmugMug, Box, Amazon Cloud Drive, Zenfolio, SugarSync and 500px.

• Backup photos & videos over (S)FTP or WebDAV to your NAS, mobile storage device or personal cloud. You can also download & view photos/videos on (S)FTP and WebDAV servers. PhotoSync works flawlessly with Synology NAS, Owncloud, iUSBPort & Seagate Wireless Plus.

• Import photos/videos stored on Dropbox, Google Drive, Google Photos / Picasa, Flickr, Facebook, OneDrive, SmugMug, Box, Amazon Cloud Drive, Zenfolio and SugarSync directly to your iPhone/iPad. You can import selected, all or new photos & videos.


• Download and import directly from your digital camera equipped with a wireless SD Card. Toshiba FlashAir & Transcend Wi-Fi SD cards are supported.

PhotoSync also supports the transfer of photos/videos imported with the Camera Connection Kit.


• Smart transfer

PhotoSync remembers which photos/videos have already been transferred and let‘s you transfer new photos/videos with one single touch. Transfer as many photos & videos as you want at once!

• Autotransfer

PhotoSync allows you to transfer new photos/videos automatically and wirelessly in the background to supported cloud/photo services, your private cloud or NAS, whenever you arrive at pre-selected locations.

• Delete after transfer

PhotoSync can optionally perform automatic deletion of successfully backed up photos & videos - a very convenient way to free up space on your device (iOS 8 and higher).

• Drag and drop to iOS devices

The FREE PhotoSync Companion for Windows PC and Mac makes the transfer experience quick and easy. It lets you beam photos/videos to your device by drag & drop.

On Macs the PhotoSync Companion enables direct import into the new OS X Photos App, iPhoto, Aperture and Lightroom.

• Professional

PhotoSync supports the transfer and import of RAW photos. It preserves all photo metadata (EXIF, Geolocation) and lets you choose among a wide-range of transfer options (filename, sub-directory creation, photo edits)

For a complete list of features visit: http://www.photosync-app.com/features


• Transferring between iPhone/iPad/iPod touch requires PhotoSync installed on both devices. You only need to purchase PhotoSync once and can install it on all your devices using the same iTunes account. No extra subscription costs or In-App purchases required!

• Transferring between iOS devices, Windows PC and Mac works directly over the local Wi-Fi network. Your photos/videos never leave your local network or go over the Internet.

What's New in Version 3.1

PhotoSync 3.1 has over 20 new features and has been optimized to take advantage of iOS 9 and it’s new capabilities.

• Live Photo Support
PhotoSync can now backup Live Photos (photos & video part) to computer, NAS, cloud services and many photos services. You can also reimport Live Photos using PhotoSync. Live Photo support can be configured in the settings for each target individually.
PhotoSync 3.1 introduces a dedicated album for Live Photos and the integrated viewer can now playback Live Photos.

• 3D Touch Support
Quick Actions: The Quick Transfer can now be triggered directly from the Homescreen. You may also configure multiple "Receive" Quick Actions.
Peek & Pop: Do a 3D touch on a thumbnail to preview it and easily access actions like "Copy & Delete".

• Support for iPad Multitasking & Quick Action Menu.
PhotoSync now supports Slide-Over and Split-View on iPads. By doing a long press on a thumbnail you can access quick actions like "Copy, Paste, Delete and View“.

Further enhancements:
• PhotoSync can now set the file date to the recording date of the photo/video on SFTP servers, many FTP servers (like vsftpd) and some WebDAV servers (e.g. ownCloud).
• PhotoSync can now transfer from/to the Toshiba Canvio AeroCast (http://www.toshiba.com/us/canvio-aerocast)
• Added a new "Display Option" to hide empty albums
• Transfer to Computer is now supported over VPN connections (using manual configuration)

- Fixed: An issue that occurs when uploading videos to Owncloud
- Fixed: A crash issue when transferring incompatible files to PhotoSync
- Fixed: An FTP issue with EPSV (extended passive mode)
- Fixed: The file date displaying incorrectly for certain WebDAV servers
- Fixed: Some servers reported "Did not receive identification" for SFTP transfers
- Fixed: Crash issue when importing photos & videos from Facebook
- Fixed: Large Slo-Mo video files were not transferred
- Fixed: SSH uploads could hang when "Allow overwrite" was disabled
- Fixed a crash when transferring from Shared PhotoStreams when "Delete after transfer" was activated

For feature requests and comments please write to info@photosync-app.com.

Please do not use the review section in iTunes for support questions, as we are unable to reply there. Please write to support@photosync-app.com for any support questions.

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Rated 5/5 based on 3 customer reviews.


5/5 stars

Thank you...

...to the developer(s) of this app. I rarely connect my iPhone to my Mac to sync, so transferring photos was inconvenient. This fast, stable app takes care of that, and support for Dropbox and Flickr in this new version makes it an even better experience. Well worth the price and a pleasure to use.

5/5 stars


Works perfectly and quickly! Very convenient. Would like to see options to upload to cloud services such as Dropbox.

Update: Great feature update, Dropbox is now supported and filenames are preserved! This already useful app gets better!

5/5 stars

Yeah! Dropbox, I'm coming...

The best photo transfer app every now comes with Dropbox support. I desperately waited for it and it fulfils all my expectations. There is a nice new picker to select the cloud services they support (and Dropbox is first, yay!). Works like a charm and makes this app better than it was before (which I thought was hardly possible).


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