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OpenMTP is a free and open-source app to transfer files from an Android Phone to macOS.

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  • Ask HN: Those who use an Android and macOS, how do you manage sync?
    I am using OpenMTP for fast file transfers and file management - Source: Hacker News / about 2 months ago
  • APK file transfer tool for MacOS to Beam
    For those on MacOS, you can use a free tool called OpenMTP to do any type of file transfer from your MacOS to Xreal Beam. Supports multiple transfer of APK files. Feel free to give this a try if you prefer downloading all your APK packages to your Mac and transferring them in one go to your Beam. Have fun! Source: 8 months ago
  • Android File Transfer works on my old MacBook Pro 2019, but not my newer M2 mac
    TL;DR - Uninstall Android File Transfer (software hasn't seen an update since 2018), and switch to OpenMTP. Source: 10 months ago
  • What are some things that iphones do that androids can't?
    That said, Google's "Android File Transfer" app is not the only app which supports MTP on MacOS. People say good things about OpenMTP but I don't have personal experience with it: Source: about 1 year ago
  • How to transfer files from a Samsung S10 to the Fairphone?
    For media, you will need to transfer stuff on an intermediate device via mtp. For Mac you have open mtp Linux should support this natively. No idea for Windows. Source: over 1 year ago
  • I was a MacOS hater until...
    OpenMTP file transfers for MacOS lovers with Android phones :). Source: over 1 year ago
  • Transfer using Computer?
    I've only used OpenMTP to transfer photos. You can get SmartSwitch for Windows, but I've never used it as I have a Mac. Source: over 1 year ago
  • Fastest file transfer
    OpenMTP is an alternative. But I'm not a fan of the UI aesthetics. Source: over 1 year ago
  • file transfer w apple
    Since no one else has mentioned OpenMTP I will. Great for bulk transfers from or to Mac or Boox. You can place files in the directory you want, on either side. Offers drag-and-drop as well. Similar to the Android file transfer app, except it’s far less clunky and far, far faster with transfers. Source: over 1 year ago
  • file transfer w apple
    I havent used this one, but this application allow you to move files: Source: over 1 year ago
  • Making the switch from iOS to Android. What’s the Mac best apps to keep fluidity between and M1 MacBook and Android? ✌️&❤️
    OpenMTP for fast and free file and folder transfers. Source: over 1 year ago
  • How to get Android File Transfer to work on Ventura?
    Forget about the AFT, use OpenMTP instead. Open-source and reliable. Source: over 1 year ago
  • Connecting iPhone 13 to Supernote to transfer files?
    Not 100% sure but I don't think that an iOS device is compatible with an android device without an additional mtp software. For MacOS there is OpenMTP (, don't know about iPhone solutions though. Source: over 1 year ago
  • Struggling
    As a start, try transferring files via USB cable. As a mac user, you first have to install an MTP software (e. g. on your computer to get a connection to the Android based Supernote, but once this is done, file transfer should be pretty easy copy and paste. Source: over 1 year ago
  • HOW the hell do you import photo/video to mac from Xperia 1 IV?
    Https:// this seems to work for m1. Source: almost 2 years ago
  • With Mac: Things I Should Know?
    Be sure to download Open MTP for transferring files from Mac to Supernote and vice versa. Source: almost 2 years ago
  • How to transfer Apple iPhone Notes to view on Supernote?
    Once you have exported to pdf you can transfer to them to the Supernote with one of the methods mentioned above. For USB cable transfer from a mac to the Supernote you first have to install an MTP software on the Mac, e. g. Source: almost 2 years ago
  • I am about 15 minutes away from returning my Supernote A5
    Supernote is based on Android operating system. Mac and Android can't communicate without an 'translator' between them. Therefor you first have to install an MTP software like e.g. This one Https:// On your Mac. Than you can connect Mac and Supernote with a USB cable and transfer files. You will still first have to convert note files to pdf to open them on your Mac. Source: almost 2 years ago
  • Help me join the club!
    Open MTP - To transfer files from/to my android phone via USB. Source: about 2 years ago
  • 3 Free Apps to seamlessly transfer data, copy text between Mac and Android
    It should have mentioned OpenMTP because it works much better than the antique 'Android File Transfer'. Source: about 2 years ago
  • Please anybody have android transfer app that actually works
    I have had better luck with OpenMTP than Android File Transfer. Alternatively, you can also setup network share between the two devices but transferring this way is slower so you might have to keep it running in the background for a while. Source: about 2 years ago

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