What are the best tools to transfer files from Apple to a new PC?

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    #1iTunes

    iTunes

    iTunes by Apple Inc. is a media player and a library, as well as an internet radio broadcaster, file manager, and a store where users can browse and buy different types of apps and entertainment products like movies and songs.

    Websites

    Free

    Doris Vasquez
    Written on September 12, 2018
    "So I'm using an iphone and my PC is Windows. Fortunately there is actually an itunes specifically for Windows so I was able to transfer my photos to my computer when I had to back up the files.."
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    #2iCloud

    iCloud
    iCloud makes sure you always have the latest versions of your most important things on all your devices.
    Software

    Mac, Windows

    Free- Varies by plan

    Joyce Hill
    Written on September 12, 2018
    "For me, it's the easiest way to transfer files only if your files aren't higher than 5GB. otherwise, you have to avail a higher storage to get all the files transferred to your computer. I only had 3 GB of files back then and I just uploaded it on iCloud, then I signed up on my computer and was able to access those files and got to transfer it as well."
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    #3AnyTrans

    AnyTrans

    AnyTrans is an ultimate iPhone manager that converges entire apple products and consolidates every access to all your content in one place, including music, videos, photos, messages, and more. No matter the content is from your iPhone, iTunes, even from iCloud. It gives efficient & minimalist control and absolute freedom over all your iOS data and files.

    Software

    Windows, Mac

    $39.99- $59.99

    Margaret Fernandez
    Written on September 12, 2018
    "This is more of similar to those drives we use to backup online, just that this one comes with a price. I tried availing their free trial and so far, it lets me upload files and got to transfer them on my laptop conveniently."
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    #4Microsoft OneDrive

    Microsoft OneDrive
    Microsoft OneDrive is a file hosting service where you easily store, share and backup your files such as documents, photos, and other files from anywhere, on any device or computer. 
    Software

    Web, Android, iOS, Windows

    Free- Varies by plan

    Eduardo Piña
    Written on September 12, 2018
    "This is basically just a cloud and I really think it's the smartest way to transfer files as long as you have an internet connection. just upload the files to onedrive using your phone and access the onedrive on your computer, and then surprise, all your files are stored there. All you have to do is download it on your computer and thats it!!!"
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    #5Syncios iOS Manager

    Syncios iOS Manager
    Syncios Manager is a powerful iTunes alternative and iOS manager It can help you backup and restore your iOS devices. It enables you to transfer data between your PC and iPad/iPhone/iPod without using iTunes, making iPhone ringtones and more.
    Software

    Windows, Mac

    Free

    Raymond Brown
    Written on September 12, 2018
    "This is very convenient to use. I tried it when I bought a new phone and needed to transfer my iphone files to computer. The process was smooth and it wasn't a hassle... Got to transfer everything easily."
  3. 6

    #6IOTRansfer

    IOTRansfer

    IOTRansfer is an online tool and website that allows users to download videos from Facebook by pasting the link of the video. The video is available in high-definition and in MP4 format.

    Software

    Windows, Mac

    $46.65- Varies by plan

    Kimberly Stevens
    Written on September 12, 2018
    "This is a good tool for transferring files especially the photos from an apple device. I like it because it doesn't need any cable or anything to be able to get the files. It's basically more of a wireless transfer so its hassle-free. The only bad experience I had is that not all my iphone files are detected and not sure whyyy"
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    #7SHAREit

    SHAREit

    SHAREit is a free cross-platform transfer tool that enables sharing of any file format to computers or mobiles. It also has a built-in music and video player so users can watch or listen to it inside the app.

    Apps

    Android, iOS, Windows, Mac

    Free

    Pamela Alexander
    Written on September 12, 2018
    "I thought this only works for phone to phone transfer. I just learned from a friend that it can transfer mobile files to a computer since it has a software that can be downloaded for windows to be able to make it work on a computer. And also the QR code makes everything easier.."
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    #8iExplorer

    iExplorer

    iExplorer is a lightweight and efficient tool for transferring music, photos, or files from any iOS device backup to any Mac or PC Computer and iTunes. 

    Software

    Windows, Mac

    Varies by plan

    Guillermina Solís
    Written on September 12, 2018
    "I SUPER LIKE IEXPLORER!!! IT IS WELL-DESIGNED AND IT IS WELL-ORGANIZED, I SWEAR!! Even contacts and messages can even be transfered to your PC from an apple device.. Didn't regret purchasing it. WORTH IT!!"

Summary

Best What are the best tools to transfer files from Apple to a new PC
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1iTunesWebsites 15 Free
2iCloudSoftware 10 Free
3AnyTransSoftware 9 Paid
4Microsoft OneDrive Software 8 Free
5Syncios iOS ManagerSoftware 6 Free
6IOTRansferSoftware 6 Paid
7SHAREitApps 4 Free
8iExplorerSoftware 3 Paid
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