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Editors' Review

PhoneView for Mac gives you instant access to your iOS device, enabling you to back up and explore any type of content stored on it, including media files, call logs, text messages, contacts, and more. Since it features iTunes-like backup functionality, it's capable of completely replacing iTunes as a device manager. You'll like its streamlined design and drag-and-drop functions.

PhoneView for Mac installs quickly and sports a bland but intuitive interface. Both the trial and full versions of the app can display the contents of iOS devices, but the trial version limits the number of items shown. Out of the box, the program displays a Media folder where you can store files. If checked in Preferences, the "Advanced Disk Mode" will show the entire file system on a jail-broken device, allowing complete access to all system files. You can drag and drop files between the app and the Finder or the Desktop with ease, but you cannot drag multiple items. In terms of transfer speeds, the program averages around 10MB/s. In addition to letting you explore and back up media files stored on your iOS device, this app also lets you extract data such as contacts, call logs, notes, bookmarks, and Web browsing history. A really nice touch is the ability to save conversations from Messages.app as text or PDF files for desktop viewing and backup. One feature which we think some Mac users may miss is the ability to Quick Look items by pressing the space bar.

PhoneView for Mac is feature-rich, lightweight, and well worth the price. This useful utility is all you'll ever need if you're looking for an easy way to back up and manage media files and data stored on your iOS device.

Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of PhoneView for Mac 2.9.5.

 
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Full Specifications

What's new in version 2.13.9

Fixes an issue with voice memo playback when connecting to an iOS 12 device. Adds a prompt with instructions to grant PhoneView full disk access on macOS 10.14 Mojave.

General

Publisher Ecamm Network
Publisher web site http://www.ecamm.com
Release Date October 22, 2018
Date Added October 22, 2018
Version 2.13.9

Category

Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory Data Transfer & Sync Software

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Mac
Additional Requirements
  • macOS Mojave
  • macOS High Sierra
  • macOS Sierra
  • OS X El Capitan
  • OS X Yosemite
  • OS X Mavericks
  • OS X Mountain Lion
  • OS X Lion
  • OS X Snow Leopard

Download Information

File Size 4.87MB
File Name PhoneView.zip

Popularity

Total Downloads 87,479
Downloads Last Week 20

Pricing

License Model Free to try
Limitations Seven day trial, limited data access.
Price $29.95
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