IMyfone TunesMate Review – Transferring files from an iOS device like an iPhone or iPad to a PC or Laptop is always an annoying task as you cannot do it directly and have to rely on an intermediate software namely iTunes. You have to first transfer the files to iTunes and then transfer them to the iOS device.
With iMyFone TunesMate, the process is now made simple and easy as you no more need to rely on iTunes and can transfer the files directly between your iOS devices and your computer. You can also transfer the files between your iOS devices and iTunes directly.
Apart from transferring files between your iOS devices, iTunes and PC, you can also rebuild your iTunes library that is cluttered and unorganized. You can easily manage all the files and apps present in your iPhone from your Windows PC.
How simple is the installation of the software?
Installing iMyFone TunesMate is as simple as that and can be completed with just a click. After opening the setup files, you need to accept the terms and conditions and click on the install button to start the installation. It will take only a few seconds for the installation to complete.
What are the features offered by iMyFone TunesMate?
iMyFone TunesMate is an effective iPhone file transfer software whose primary function is to transfer files between your iPhone and PC. Apart from this, the software also offers a couple of other features that make it worth the money. Let’s see about these features in detail.
- iMyFone TunesMate allows for the easy transfer of files between the iTunes, iOS devices and PC’s just by drag and drop.
- 1-Click iTunes library rebuilder ensures in rebuilding your cluttered and unorganized iTunes library back to normal.
- Merge iTunes libraries allow you to merge multiple iTunes libraries together without mixing the files and creating duplicate copies.
- You can have full control of all your music files present in your iOS device from your PC.
- The software provides support for various audio file types namely music, music video, audiobooks, podcasts, iTunes, playlists, and ringtones.
- The flexible iOS manager allows you to manage all the photos, videos, audios, apps present in your iOS devices from your PC.
How simple is the user interface of the software?
The user interface of iMyFone iTunesMate is very simple yet effective that ensures in an easy transfer of files present in your iOS device to your PC or iTunes. The software interface is divided into several tabs that allow you to access specific files types under each tab.
Let’s briefly discuss the different tabs and how to transfer files between the iOS devices and your PC.
The software detects your iOS device as soon as you connect it to your PC. You can now access all the files present in it and transfer to your Windows / Mac PC.
You can see your connected iPhone in the home screen. It also displays the available and used space available on your iOS device. You can click on the details button to view the complete details of your connected iOS device.
There are also 3 different tools available in the home screen which allows you to transfer media files between iTunes and iDevice, and backup photos to your PC.
To back up the photos on your iOS device to your PC, click on the ‘backup photos to your PC’. Then select the destination on your PC where you like to save the backed up photos. The transfer process is very fast and took only 2 minutes for copying around 500 photos from my iPhone to my PC.
Transfer iDevice media to iTunes allows you to sync your iDevice with your iTunes library and copy only the missing files to your iTunes. The software can detect the different file types and can transfer them accordingly.
The software starts scanning the files on your iDevice and detects the files that have to be transferred. Click on the ‘start’ button to start the transfer process. Similar to the backup process, the transfer process is also very quick.
The iTunes to iDevice transfer allows you to transfer the media files present in your iTunes library to your iDevice. For this, select the media files that you wish to transfer and click the transfer button to start the process.
In the music tab, you can view all the music and audio files present on your iOS device. You can see different audio types at the side of the screen. Click on each of them to view the audio files corresponding to those audio types.
To copy the music files to your PC, select the files that you wish and click on the export button to choose where you like to export whether to your PC or to your iTunes library.
Similarly, to add music files from your PC to your iDevice, click on the ‘Add’ button at the top of the screen. Then select the audio files or folders to transfer them to your iOS device.
In this video tab, you will be seeing all the videos present on your iOS device. You can either transfer the files from your iDevice to your PC or add videos to your iDevice from your PC in exactly the same way as you did for the audio files.
The transfer process is very quick as like other file types and it took only a few seconds to transfer a 50 MB video file.
Similar to the audio and video files, you can also manage the photos present in your iOS device and transfer them to your PC in exactly the same way. But remember you cannot add photos present in your PC to the iOS device. You can only transfer those present in your iPhone to your PC.
You can view the different photo albums present in your iPhone at the side of the screen.
In this tab, you can view and manage all the App Store apps that were installed on your iOS device. The software allows you to either uninstall or delete them on your iPhone from the Windows PC itself. For this, select the app and then click on the uninstall button or delete button.
For any help on how to use the software, you can access their tutorial. If you like to contact their technical support for any help, you can click the contact us button. Both the tutorial and contact us options are available under the settings tab at the top right corner of the screen.
What do others say about the software?
The reviews that I came across on the internet for the software were really good and almost all the review sites have provided a good rating for the software. Almost all the sites have given a thumbs up and recommended it as a good alternative for iTunes.
On the other hand, I could not find as many user comments for the software and could see only a very few. The user comments were mixed as some were positive and some were negative. Most of the negative comments were that the software is not working on their PC and not so good technical support.
Please find below some of the positive testimonials about the software that I came across on the internet.
“After testing the iMyFone TunesMate for several hours on numerous iOS devices, we found it as a good alternative for the iTunes on Windows. If you are facing issues with the iTunes in transferring the files to your iOS devices, or if it is not enough for your needs, you should consider using the iMyFone TunesMate on your Windows PC. It is fast, efficient, and comes with numerous additional features which let you transfer, manage, and organize the files.” – iGadgets World
“It helps to transfer the music I downloaded from my computer to iPhone! awesome!” – User
What are the limitations of the trial version of the software?
There is a trial version of iMyFone TunesMate available for the users to try before purchasing it. But there are certain limitations in the trial version of the software. In the trial version, you can transfer only 5 music files, 10 photos, 5 videos, and uninstall 3 apps. You need to purchase the license version to get rid of these restrictions and transfer an unlimited number of files.
|OS Supported||Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7|
|Required RAM||512 MB|
|Required Space||200 MB|
|Required Processor||1 GHz|
|OS Supported||Mac OS X v10.13 – 10.7|
|Required RAM||512 MB|
|Required Space||200 MB|
|Required Processor||1 GHz|
|iOS Supported||iOS 7.0 and later|
What is the price of the software?
iMyFone TunesMate is available for both Windows and Mac PC. There are three different plans available namely basic plan, family plan, and multi-user plan.
The price of the family plan is $29.95 per year for 1 PC and the price of the family plan is $49.95 for a lifetime for 2 – 5 PCs. The price of the multi-user plan is $69.95 for 6 – 10 PC’s for a lifetime. You can choose the number of PCs in the multi-user plan.
For Mac PC, the basic plan and the family plan are available at the same price. Instead of a multi-user plan, the Mac version offers a business plan that is priced at $259.95 for a lifetime and can be used in an unlimited number of PCs.
At present, there are no offers available for the software either with us or on their official website.
There is a 30-day money back guarantee available for the software which entitles you to get a full refund of the software if you are not satisfied with its performance.
Verdict and Conclusion:
Overall, iMyFone TunesMate is a simple and effective iPhone transfer software with which you can easily transfer audios, videos, and photos from your iPhone to your PC directly. You can also transfer files from your iOS device to your iTunes library and organize them with just a click. The simple user interface of the software makes it the best deal for all users who wish to transfer files quickly and easily.
- Directly transfer files between iOS, iTunes and your PC
- Manage App Store apps from your PC
- Organize your iTunes library with just a click
- Free Trial Available
- Lifetime License Available
- The price of the software is quite expensive if it is not discounted