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    PhoneView Alternatives

    PhoneView is described as 'Apple locks up the iPhone and iPod touch pretty tight, but PhoneView gives you back your data. Notes, SMS logs, your call history, disk storage, and more are now all accessible, thanks to PhoneView' and is a iPhone File Manager in the Backup & Sync category. There are more than 25 alternatives to PhoneView for Windows, Mac, Linux and CNET Download.com. The best alternative is iMazing, which is free. Other great apps like PhoneView are iFunBox (Free), CopyTrans Manager (Free), iExplorer (Paid) and Apple Configurator 2 (Free).

    This page was last updated Dec 3, 2021

    1. iMazing is an iOS device management software which empowers users to simply do more with their Apple devices. Lets them save and transfer music, photos, messages, and other data from any iOS device to their Mac or Windows computer.
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    2. i-FunBox, or iFunbox, is a tool to transfer, manage, browse and explore files on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch via USB. It download apps to iPhone and iPad, edit app sandboxes and add, remove or replace files. It can convert extracted binary .
      Most users think iFunBox is a great alternative to PhoneView.


    3. CopyTrans Manager is a fast, lightweight and free iTunes alternative. Manage your iPod, iPhone/iPod Touch music on the go without the risk of syncing and deleting it. The program allows you to add, delete and modify songs and videos to your iPhone without iTunes and sync-free.
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    4. iExplorer, formerly iPhone Explorer, lets you use an iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad as if it were in disk mode or a flash drive.
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      Most users think iExplorer is a great alternative to PhoneView.
    5. Use Apple Configurator 2 to quickly configure large numbers of devices connected to your Mac via USB with the settings, apps, and data you specify for your students, employees, or customers.
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    6. Drag-and-drop any media file to an iOS device (without iTunes) for native playback. No iTunes needed. No Jailbreak required. No converters. Just drag it & drop it!.
    7. Add and remove music, videos, playlists and artwork on your iPod. Backup all those tracks you just cant lose onto your computer. Import them automatically into your iTunes library.
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    8. CopyTrans transfers iPhone and iPod music, other audio files and videos to PC and iTunes in just one click including playlists, ratings, artwork and play-counts. The Smart backup feature ensures all the needed tracks and playlists get copied over.
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    9. TouchCopy (formerly iPodCopy) is your complete iPod software, which offers easy drag and drop transfer of all your iPod music, photos, podcasts, audio books, games and videos.
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      bagoup (pronounced BAAGoop) is an export utility for Mac OS Messages, implemented in Go, inspired by Baskup. It exports all of the conversations saved in Messages to readable, searchable text files.
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