Best Android File Transfer Alternatives for Mac

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It is a well-known fact that Android and macOS can’t play nice together when talking about file transfer to Mac and vice versa. Even native Android File Transfer for Mac can be no longer up to the task due to the limited functionality that does not exceed copy and paste function. Among the other things, most of the users complain about the inability of Android File Transfer to work in particular cases. Some users stated that there were issues with unrecognizing their connected devices, while the others faced the difficulty with browsing contents of the device. There were also those who claimed “transfer not working”.

So, when you constantly deal with transferring files from Android to Mac, you need to find another more handy way in connecting your Android to Mac computer.


Here is the list of best Android file transfer applications for Mac

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Requirements: OS X 10.10+. 19.75MB free space. Version 1.7.4(2445). (22nd Sep, 2017). 4.5 Rank based on 89+ users

The first position in our rating is Commander One. Just only using the USB cable you can easily connect Android devices (in MTP mode) to Mac and get an access to all the data. The app provides the possibility of mounting Android device and manage all the information without transferring it to your Mac. Once you connected your Android device with the help of MTP mode it will be shown as a mounted drive in Commander One.

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Handshaker is another alternative for Mac Android file transfer. It is a well-designed app with the great interface and that is more important with a bunch of features that Mac users really lack in the Android File Transfer.

With the help of TunesGo, you do not need to proceed any long instructions of transferring your music files from Android phone to your Mac. The software allows to do it quickly and smoothly. The purpose of the app is to provide their users with the possibility to handle data of Android device from Mac in more flexible way.

AirDroid allows to access the phone running Android from Mac computer and manage all the info stored on the phone directly from your Mac.

AirMore doesn’t require any cables and you can transfer your favorite music by opening the web browser. It is a cool app that allows transferring files from Mac to Android in a wireless mode.

These are our best Android file transfer for Mac OS X applications and Commander One is the best choice for all Mac users. If you want to add something or you have your favorite alternative, you can always leave your comment below. We appreciate your assistance and feedback.

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This dual panel file manager for Mac is fully compatible with MacOS 10.10 and later. Requires 19.75MB free space, latest version 1.7.4(2445) released 22nd Sep, 2017

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