Extract Photos from iPhone Backup

Photos are more important now than ever. Whether you snap sights on holiday, do photography for a living, or you're just selfie-crazy, it's safe to say that photos are a massive part of our lives.

iBackup Extractor lets you browse and save data from your iTunes backup made when you last connected your iOS device. In this way, you can recover photos you may have deleted or lost from your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad. Any images contained in your iTunes backup can be restored - iPhone camera images, photos which were messaged to you, or saved to your device using iTunes, or just downloaded from the internet to your device.

Recover Photos from an iTunes backup of your iPhone

  1. Download and Install iBackup Extractor if you haven't already done so.
  2. Launch iBackup Extractor from your desktop (PC) or launchpad (Mac).
  3. Select a backup from the dropdown menu which you would like to access.
  4. Click the Images tab.
  5. Select the photos you would like to extract, and click "Extract Photos..."
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Browsing and Viewing Your Images

To view your images, download and install iBackup Extractor on your computer. Start the program from your desktop. Choose the iTunes backup you wish to extract images from by clicking on "Select backup for device..." in iBackup Extractor. Then click on the "Images" button in the category list.

iBackup Extractor displays thumbnails of all the images in your iTunes backup.

To view a large version of an image, double click the photo entry in the photo list, or click the "View Photos" button on the Photo tool bar. To return to the thumbnail views, click the Close (X) button at the top of the "View Photos" window.

Extract photos from iPhone backup

Extracting Photos from iTunes backup

Select the images you wish to copy to your computer and proceed to click the "Extract Photos..." button in the iBackup Extractor images tool bar. This will copy the selected images to a location on your hard drive of your choosing. By default the save location is your Desktop. The images will be saved in JPEG format, in the same quality they were originally saved to your iOS device.