iExplorer for Mac

iExplorer for Mac

Download Editors' Rating:
3
Good
Average User Rating:
4.4
out of 47 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.5.1.5
  • Total Downloads:
    115,953
  • Date Added:
    November 05, 2014
  • File Size:
    19.88MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    404
  • Operating Systems:
    Mac OS X 10.10/10.6/10.7/10.8/10.9

Editors' Review

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Advanced users often want to work with the root directories on their iPods, but this can't be done using iTunes. With iExplorer for Mac, you can manage your iPod media and work with root directories and other advanced features. Still, its price may be too high for most people.

Available as a free trial version with some limitations, the full program costs $35.00 as an upgrade. Exactly which features are limited in the free trial is not listed or apparent from use. The app was quick to install and load. iExplorer for Mac immediately determines if an iPod or iPhone is connected and prompts the user to connect one if not. As quickly as iTunes would, iExplorer reads the plugged-in device and gives an initial list of songs available. Surprisingly, it also appeared to sync with iTunes and listed other devices linked to the account that were not connected. While testing we noticed that the interface was well-designed and looked similar to the one native to iTunes. The basic media management features were also easy to use.

Access to root directories may be a good option for advanced users or those with jailbroken phones, but less experienced owners should be more careful due to the ability to delete necessary files.

In short, advanced users may find iExplorer's features worth the price, but for others a free program may be a better option.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"It saved the bacon Windows 7 would have ruined"

November 23, 2014  |  By VintageMacUser

 |  Version: iExplorer 3.5.1.5

Pros

It did what is normally impossible-getting files from an iOS 5 iPad to the Intel iMac after I had to lose my backed up copies due to Windows 7 torpedoing them.

Cons

There are none, seeing how it took the impossible and made it happen! It's like a scene out of Halt and Catch Fire, except with 2011 vintage mobile and desktop software.

Summary

If you're in danger of losing what you needed as regards music, you have to suck it up and get it. Hopefully in the future it will be like insurance, where you would need it but you don't want to have to need it. A security blanket, if you will.

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5 stars

"Easy and awesome."

November 01, 2014  |  By Earthmother73

 |  Version: iExplorer 3.5.1.1

Pros

easy. clear. transfers information I needed.

Cons

Reviews are time consuming.

Summary

Excellent . Buy it!!

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4 stars

"Overall, good and useful app."

October 25, 2014  |  By jetnole

 |  Version: iExplorer 3.5.1.1

Pros

User friendly interface, steady, seamless integration between devices.

Cons

Haven't experienced any.

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5 stars

"BEST MONEY EVER SPENT! Thanks to empathy of Apple guy!"

September 18, 2014  |  By AdelaideBBB

 |  Version: iExplorer 3.5

Pros

5 STARS - Best money I ever spent. Recovered everything from kids iPods and my iPad & iPhone after a tragic loss of 21 year marriage due to DV post separation and having all my music and photographs stolen only leaving me with the little I had on my iPhone. If I had have known about this, I wouldn't have wasted money on data recovery when my MacBook lost everything.

Cons

none experienced but glad Apple guy set it up and started it off for me as I'm a complete tech phobic person

Summary

5 STARS - Best money I ever spent. After a painful marriage breakdown where my ex took all our music I lost most everything and had only just bought an iPhone and started to copy CD collection into iTunes, I put all my Doors music on, most Queen some Led Zep and a few other faves, but the process had only just begun and I'm not at all techy far from it (EX stole my 30 year collection, music I turned him onto and old collectors albums he stole I owned before we met I hadn't yet converted for saving) so after a data recovery on MacBook and realising the music I did recover did not save into iTunes I was gutted again, so into Apple I went and the nicest guy who was disgusted to hear what my ex had done to our children (stealing a wii cord so they couldn't have fun playing wii with me, really vindictive stuff) downloaded iE for me and transferred all the music from my iPad into iTunes - I couldn't believe it, I had spent all this money on data recovery which didn't recover the most important things but a load of crappy stuff that clung on! I'm indebted to they empathy shown to me and to your product! My 3 little ones are smiling and I have the little back from my greater loss. Tell me where you want me to shout out cos your product is amazing, I've transferred all the voice memos the kids have on their iPods they recorded when experiencing abuse of power (can't use this stuff in courts but it sure feels safe knowing we have proof of DV stuff if required) What a life saving device! 5 STARS from me. Helen xxx

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4 stars

"Superb, very handy."

August 29, 2014  |  By LH1960

 |  Version: iExplorer 3.4.0.4

Pros

Simple to use, auto feature makes it even easier.

Cons

None so far.

Summary

An excellent product.

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1 stars

"stuck on page"

July 16, 2014  |  By barbaraannjoh

 |  Version: iExplorer 3.2.0.7

Pros

cant exit program

Cons

cant exit program

Summary

cant exit program

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5 stars

"Have put all songs from iphone 5s to Mac"

June 20, 2014  |  By Longdin

 |  Version: iExplorer 3.2.0.7

Pros

great, I was able to transfer all my music from iOS 7 to my Mac! Thanks. you guys really have done a good job.
FYI there is a portable version of iExplorer for Mac, which can be found here:
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Cons

I expect is that more features for managing photos to be added.

Summary

Excellent! Worth the money, wish the Mac version will be able to transfer playlists from iPhone to Mac.

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4 stars

"a real itunes companion to transfer music and videos"

April 29, 2014  |  By Tushartry

 |  Version: iExplorer 3.2.0.7

Pros

it's a real itunes companion to transfer everything: music, videos and photos on iphone 4S to mac computer.
You can read more about it at
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Cons

Wow, can't help like "Smart Export to iTunes". Every song on my iPhone 5 is exported to itunes at once and without any duplicate.

Summary

it is so easy to transfer all videos i've downloaded on my ipad to my mac computer

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5 stars

"Love the product"

April 27, 2014  |  By dwstclair

 |  Version: iExplorer 3.2.0.7

Pros

I use it to retain information on my texts and phone calls.

Cons

Haven't found any yet.

Summary

I was using Fliq to keep track of my texts and telephone use, but it broke when Mavericks came out and when I checked they had no plans to update it. Fortunately I started using iExplorer a while back and had an overlap when Fliq let me down.

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5 stars

"Great product. Easy to use!"

April 23, 2014  |  By Mike_d10

 |  Version: iExplorer 3.2.0.7

Pros

Simple. Easy. Effective.

Cons

None so far!

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher Macroplant
Publisher web site http://www.macroplant.com
Release Date November 05, 2014
Date Added November 05, 2014
Version 3.5.1.5
Category
Category MP3 & Audio Software
Subcategory Music Management Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.8, Mac OS X 10.7, Macintosh, Mac OS X 10.10, Mac OS X 10.6, Mac OS X 10.9
Additional Requirements An iPhone, iPad or iPod with a USB transfer cable and iTunes
Download Information
File Size 19.88MB
File Name iExplorer-3.5.1.5.dmg
Popularity
Total Downloads 115,953
Downloads Last Week 404
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations Certain features are restricted.
Price $35

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