Exporting ProCamera files to your Mac via Image Capture app (MacBook, iMac)

There are at least two ways to export ProCamera app files to your Mac:

1) Exporting files from the iOS media library (Recents/Camera Roll) by connecting your device to a Mac and using the Image Capture app that comes pre-installed on all Macs.

2) Using AirDrop.

This article provides instructions for exporting files using the Image Capture app on a Mac.

If your ProCamera captures are stored in the Lightbox/Private Lightbox (that means inside the app itself) and you want to export them using Image Capture app, you need to transfer these files to the iPhone media library (Recents - Camera Roll) first.

Exporting files stored in the Camera Roll (iPhone media library) to a Mac via cable:

In our experience, one of the most effective ways to export files from your iPhone to your Mac is to use the pre-installed Image Capture app. (Alternatively, you can also use the Photos MacOS app.)

Property_1_1.png Connect your device to the Mac using a cable. Make sure your device is turned on. You may be asked to unlock your device with a passcode or to trust the connected device.


Property_1_2.png Launch the Image Capture app on your Mac:


Property_1_3.png In the Image Capture app on your Mac, select your device in the Devices or Shared list on the left.


Property_1_4.png Select specific files, if you don’t want to import all of the photos and videos.


Property_1_5.png Click the Import To pop-up menu, then choose where to save the captures.


Property_1_6.png Click Download to transfer your current selection – or Download All.


Adjusting additional export parameters in the Image Capture app.

By clicking on the Action button (icon with the three dots in the circle) you can make additional adjustments.


New_Project-220.png Delete after import - if you prefer to remove exported files from your device, select “Delete after import” option.

New_Project-220.png Keep originals - If you select "Keep originals," all HEIC files will be exported in their original format.


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