How To Transfer Photos Videos from Mobile To Computer Wirelessly

How often you take a screenshot on your mobile or capture an image that you need to transfer to desktop? How often you need to do the same for a video captured via mobile?

I’m sure you must be using the default way like everybody to transfer media files from mobile to computer. Today, I will be sharing a smart way that not only saves time but will improve your workflow. Especially for bloggers, designers this is going to be a great trick to transfer and edit the images/videos quickly & effectively.

I couldn’t stress more on the importance of software’s like Snagit (For images) & Camtasia (Videos) for a blogger. For me, they are an integral part of my day to day activity & that’s why I have listed them in the official ShoutMeLoud blogging resource.

Both the software is by a company call TechSmith that was founded in 1987 & I love them for their innovative creations that makes the life easier for many users like you & me. If you haven’t used Snagit or Camtasia, I suggest you to download it right now. It’s available for all desktop OS & you can get fully featured 30 days free trial to test the tool.

I have done this video on Snagit which would give you an idea of what this awesome image capture & editing tool can do for you.

Getting back to the topic of this article, which is transferring media files from mobile to desktop. TechSmith offers a free mobile app call Fuse, which I’m pretty sure you are going to love. In this guide, I will share what Fuse app is & how to use it.

Fuse by TechSmith: Quickly transfer SmartPhone Images/Videos to desktop

TechSmith Fuse app lets you click images, create videos & share instantly to Snagit or Camtasia on the desktop. You can also browse your existing smartphone media library & select files to transfer it to desktop. This free app is available for iOS, Android & Windows Smartphone.

Fuse app also has a feature to enhance your captures using Freehand drawing tool that is useful.

How to connect Fuse App to Snagit or Camtasia:

To make the transfer work, your SmartPhone & computer should be connected to the same network. Let me show you how to connect them using Snagit.

Open Snagit on your desktop & Click on File > Connect  mobile device

This will bring up the below screen with the QR code:

Connect mobile device to Snagit
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You need to scan this QR code using Fuse app on your smartphone. Open the Fuse app & click on Settings (I’m using iOS & Android UI might be slightly different). Select Snagit or Camtasia, which ever software you want to connect to & click on Connect new device.

Fuse app TechSmith
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Scan the QR code & now you are all set to transfer photos or videos from your mobile to a computer with one click.

How to transfer photos or videos:

Once your Fuse app is connected to Snagit or Camtasia, transferring photos or videos is quite easy. Using Fuse app, you can also take new photos or videos & transfer it quickly. You can also click on Albums & transfer previously taken photos or videos.

In this case, I have selected the photos that I have clicked earlier.

Select photos to transfer
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After selecting photos & videos that you want to transfer, click on share icon at the bottom. On the next page click on Share & select the software (Snagit, Camtasia, TechSmith Relay).

Transfer photos from mobile to desktop
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Within seconds, your selected photos or videos will be transferred to Snagit & from here you can do all the editing & image tuning. Usually, I transfer photos for my blog post using Fuse + Snagit & for videos I use Camtasia.

There are many other ways by which you can transfer media files from mobile to desktop, but for a blogger & a webmaster perspective, I found Fuse app to be perfect. More over, with Camtasia you can also record your smartphone screen to make screencast of mobile app. I will talk about this in upcoming articles, for now go ahead & take a 30 days fully-featured free trial of Camtasia & Snagit. Use Fuse app to quickly transfer your smartphone photos/videos & let me know how it goes for you.

Do let me know what method are you using to quickly & wirelessly transfer media files from smartphone to desktop? Also, check out the below link to discover more amazing tools for your blog

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A Blogger, Author and a speaker! Harsh Agrawal is recognized as a leader in digital marketing and FinTech space. Fountainhead of ShoutMeLoud, and a Speaker at ASW, Hero Mindmine, Inorbit, IBM, India blockchain summit. Also, an award-winning blogger.

13 thoughts on “How To Transfer Photos Videos from Mobile To Computer Wirelessly”

  1. I’ve been using this tool for the last 15 years. Both in my blogs and for teaching profession as well. Kudos to Techsmith Team …

  2. The method you have listed in this post is appropriate, but I have some other methods which I prefer to opt when I have to transfer any media from my phone to PC or Laptop. For example, Using WiFi transfer apps (like Share it), Using FTP – Many new generation smartphones provides this feature of transferring files from Phone to PC via an IP, just your phone and computer needs to be connected with the same WiFi device. By the way, your method is also very good. 🙂

  3. Harsh, you are awesome. Some times I forgot to carrying USB and I want to save the photos and videos on my desktop. This App solved my USB card problem. really liked this app, thanks.

  4. Earlier I knew to transfer any media from mobile to pc by bluetooth in mode of wireless. But it works limited Range as we know.
    But Now Snagit provides us freedom to break limitations.
    Thank @harsh to provide much usefull info.

  5. I use Xender often it’s an handy tool to get things done. We can use it for both inter-mobile & pc to mobile connection no need of external WiFi.

  6. There are a lot of methods you can use to transfer photos from mobile to your computer. The one you provided below is one of them. I mostly prefer to use DropBox, but when the DropBox is unavailable, I will try your method.

  7. A very informative tutorial Hash,
    I really love the idea of being able to transfer media files from mobile phones to desktops without the use of cables, its really a no brainer.

    There are sometimes you might need to do such very very urgently but you won’t be with any USB cable and that will cripple the task but with this idea, it will become very easy and straight forward.

    Thanks for sharing.

  8. I really love the idea of being able to transfer media files from mobile phones to desktops without the use of cables, its really a no brainer.

    There are sometimes you might need to do such rgently but you won’t be with any USB cable and that will cripple the task but with this idea, it will become very easy and straight forward.

  9. Great this is new and very easy to transfer our photo and video from mobile to computer device. There is no need to connect any cable. Thanks for sharing the amazing info

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