How to transfer pictures from iPhone to Computer
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Viewing and Copying Photos

TouchCopy lets you browse and copy photos on your iPod or iOS device to your computer or set a photo as a Windows Desktop Background.

TouchCopy can copy photos which were saved to your device using iTunes as well as photos and videos which were taken by the iPhone camera, and stored on your Camera Roll.

Browsing and Viewing Your Photos

Photos To view the photos on your iPod or iOS device click the "Photos" button in the category list.

The Photos viewer includes a control bar :

Photos control bar

TouchCopy lists all of your photo Albums (folders), Events and Faces on a list on the left. Clicking on one of these items will display all the items contained within that group.

To view a large version of any image....

Close button for photo view To return to the thumbnail views, click the "Close" button at the bottom of the window.

Saving Photos to your Computer

Select an Album, Event or selection of photos and then copy them to your computer hard drive by clicking "Copy Photos" button in the TouchCopy photos tool bar. Alternatively, click "Copy to PC/Mac" in the main TouchCopy control bar.

TouchCopy will copy the selected photos to your save location specified in TouchCopy options. The photos will be copied into a sub-folder called "Photos". By default the save location is a folder called "iPod Content" on your Desktop.

Setting Pictures as your Desktop Wallpaper

Select one photo to copy to your Desktop - click the "Desktop background..." button on the Photo tool bar. TouchCopy will ask you how you would like to size the picture to your desktop. Make a selection and then click "OK".

Copying Pictures directly into iPhoto on Mac

Select an Album, Event or selection of photos and copy them directly into iPhoto by clicking "Copy to iPhoto" button in the TouchCopy photos tool bar. If you leave the selection blank, all of the pictures will be copied into it.



The Camera Roll, too, is located in the list on the left, and you can interact with the photos and videos therein just as you would with photos in other albums.

Camera browser in TouchCopy

To copy all items in the current view, do not select any photos or videos and then click either "Copy..." in the tool bar or "Copy to PC/Mac" in TouchCopy's main control bar.

To copy a selection of items, make the selection of photos or videos and then click "Copy..." or "Copy to PC/Mac".

To view photos and videos taken by your device's camera, double click the items in the list or select the item and click "View" in the camera browser tool bar. TouchCopy will display the selected item, full size, in the view window.