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MTP connection app for Mac

With Commander One you are getting complete access to data on your photo or video cameras and Android devices (in MTP transfer mode). This MTP software Mac solution allows you to conveniently browse the files on devices using your Mac or move any of them to Mac and back to device if needed. To have your device as a mounted drive in Commander One you'll just need to connect it to your computer.
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Available for both Apple silicon and Intel
Manage photos
You can just look through or even transfer photos from camera to Mac. With the help of this MTP file transfer Mac app, photos can be edited right on your Mac and after that sent back to the device.
Work with videos
Import videos to Mac from your photo or video camera. You can also connect your camera to the Mac via MTP file transfer mode to watch videos on your Mac's screen without actually copying or moving them to the computer.
Android File Transfer
By just connecting your Android tablet or phone to Mac with a USB cable ( MTP transfer mode) you get easy access to the data stored there with the help of Commander One.

Free Mac File manager

Commander One is the ultimate file management solution and Mac OS MTP app with dual panel interface and fast operating mechanisms. And for those who are fans of Total Commander for Windows, Commander One for Mac is an ideal alternative. It is also a good Finder alternative for those looking for more flexibility.
Learn more about Free File Manager for Mac
Show hidden files
Handy toggle lets you show/hide hidden files
Fonts & Colors
Set the best fonts and colors to brighten your long working hours
Brief mode
Use it to get a better and simplified view of all your files
Favorites and History
Get an easy access to your most used content and files and track your operations
essentials at your fingertips
Customized Hotkeys
You can do anything in the blink of an eye with your own key combo
Unlimited tabs
Keep the folders you use the most open in any tabs on each panel
Convenient items selection
Handy selection lets you choose only those files you really need
File operations queue
Your file operations are in the background queue for you to access and manage
free and handy bonus tools
ZIP files
Extract or simply compress ZIP files
Built-in file viewer
Hex and Binary formats are supported along with the texts, images, media, HTML ones
Local Computers on tap
Commander One locates available machines on local network and lists them
Root Access
The most profound access to your files
How to connect MTP devices to Mac

Frequently Asked Questions

MTP is short for Media Transfer Protocol. It is a protocol for multimedia devices such as Android smartphones and tablets, MP3 players, when connected to a computer or laptop.
You can enable MTP transfer option in the Commander One’s Preferences > Extensions > MTP devices.
To transfer files from Mac to Android and vice versa you need to install MTP software for Mac – Commander One. The app allows you to seamlessly handle files on Android right from Mac.
To disable MTP connection go to Commander One’s Preferences > Extensions and uncheck MTP Devices option.
What customers say
    • 4.8
    I’ve regularly used ExpanDrive and the native Mac client from Google, until recently. CloudMounter is simply the best of both worlds.
    Steve Harman Steve Harman

Overall rating 4.8
based on 255 reviews

Commander One

This MTP file transfer app for Mac is fully compatible with macOS 10.13 and later. Requires 54.76MB free space, latest version 3.9(3901). Released 1 Jul, 2024.

4.7 rank based on 889+ users, Reviews (524)
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