Android and Mac seem very different and incompatible. They are not known to play nice. If you have a Mac computer and an Android smartphone/tablet then you may already know the pain of data transfer between these two different operating systems.
Well, it does not have to be a battle every time you try to transfer a photo from Mac to Android or vice-versa. Currently, we do not have the option to directly transfer data between Android and Mac but with the help of a simple tool like MacDroid, the users can now smoothly transfer an unlimited number of files from Mac to Android or the other way around.
MacDroid – File Transfer software
MacDroid is a user-friendly, file transfer solution to help you transfer files between Mac and Android. The software is really easy and straight-forward. Anyone regardless of age or technical background can transfer files between Mac and Android devices.
Of course, you will need to download and install MacDroid on your Mac at first but after that, all that remains is connecting your Android to Mac via a USB cable and start transferring the data.
Let us go through the main features of MacDroid and see how it makes our lives easier.
It is the main feature of MacDroid software. You can transfer any type of data between Mac and Android devices with the help of MacDroid.
Transfer your favorite music, photos, videos, and other files. This especially helps when you want to edit an Android file using a Mac app or just want to transfer some videos for your flight.
MacDroid supports an easy drag-n-drop interface. You can access the photos, videos, other files in the finder app and just drag them with ur mouse to any folder in Mac.
Also, you can easily find all the functions on the home screen of the app. The buttons are self-explanatory and the interface is very neat which makes it really easy and less time-consuming for anyone using the app.
Update and support
With the PRO version, you get regular updates of the app so that you always have the better version at your end. The data transfer is available both ways – Android to Mac and Mac to Android. The tech support is always available to help you out with any technical or billing-related difficulty.
How to transfer files between Mac and Android with MacDroid
- Download MacDroid and install it on your Mac computer.
- Launch MacDroid on your Mac system. In the main menu of the software, go to ‘Devices’.
- Connect your Android device to Mac via USB cable.
- Now, give Mac access to your Android device. The recommended way is ADB connection mode but you can also use MTP. Complete the steps to allow access to the device from Mac.
- As both the devices have been connected now, the content of Android can be found in the Finder app. You can start transferring data between the devices.
Like I said, the process is really simple and you can do it anytime. Just connect your Android to Mac and start transferring data. It’s that easy.
Pricing & Availability
MacDroid provides a 7-day free PRO trial for the users to check its features and services.
To gain full access, the subscription is just $1.67 per month. The service is billed annually at just $19.99 per year. One license can be used on up to 5 Macs. You can opt out any time you feel so.
MacDroid is compatible for all Android and MTP devices. It requires MacOS 10.10 or newer.
As we know, Mac computers do not allow direct transfer of data to/from Android so, we need a third party tool to help us. MacDroid fits perfectly in the picture because at a very affordable annual price you can transfer unlimited amount of files & data between Android and Mac.
There are no restrictions on the file type. With the easy drag-n-drop interface, you can just drop the files with your mouse to any folder in Mac. It works both ways with the PRO version of the app.