How to Transfer ProRes Raw from iPhone to Computer Quickly

Many iPhone users wondering how to transfer their ProRes format videos to computer, so they can edit and manage. This post will introduce a powerful tool to perform this operation.


By Dylan / Updated on May 31, 2024

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About Apple ProRes Raw

Apple ProRes Raw is a high-quality video codec developed by Apple. It provides far more image information helping users to capture more details and high dynamic range. And Apple ProRes has made it both possible and affordable to edit full-frame, 10-bit, 4:2:2 and 2K, 4K, videos on computer.

With many details to be maintained, ProRes Raw is preferred by lots of editors, artists, and other professional users.

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Now, iPhone supports shooting ProRes Raw-format videos. This format definitely will be more widely used than before. Besides, ProRes Raw now can be edited and played on some professional video editing software. So you can take ProRes videos with your iPhone and transfer them to your computer to edit.

Besides iOS/macOS tools (iMovie, Final Cut Pro), Software that supports Apple ProRes files is as follows:

• Adobe After Effects

• Adobe Media Encoder

• Adobe Premiere Pro

• Adobe Premiere Rush

Flaw for ProRes with iPhone

Since ProRes Raw videos contain lots of details of videos, ProRes-format videos can take up a large amount of storage space on your iPhone. In general, a 60-second ProRes video can take 12.6GB on your iPhone. That means if you use a 1TB iPhone to take ProRres videos, the storage space will run out in 30 or 40 minutes. 

In this case, transferring ProRes Raw videos from iPhone to your computer is somehow necessary. Besides, iPhone is not an ideal tool for editing a large number of videos. People still used to manage and edit videos on computer with professional tools.

Next, you can follow the steps below. we would like to guide you on how to export iPhone videos to a computer.

How to transfer ProRes Raw from iPhone to computer

Now the official solution is Airdrop videos to computer. You can press and hold your recorded videos, and share them with your MacBook, or iPad. However, they are not working well in this case. Airdrop based on Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connection. It is too slow to transfer such a large file. Besides, Airdrop is only available for Apple products. It can’t help you to send videos to a Windows computer.

To transfer ProRes Raw videos, you can turn to a powerful iOS transfer tool named FoneTool. With its help, you can easily send videos to a computer, as well as transfer videos from computer to iPad/iPhone.

• Fast Transfer speed: It gives fast transferring speed. It is the best option to transfer large-size videos or photos.
• No compromise on quality: This tool will all information of your selected videos to a computer.
• Selective and preview transfer: FoneTool allows you to decide which videos to be sent.

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Step 1. Connect iPhone to your computer. Run FoneTool and Choose Phone Transfer > iPhone to PC > Click Get Started.

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Step 2. Click the “+” icon. And select the videos you want to save on computer. Click OK to continue.

choose videos

Step 3. Choose a storage path on the lower of the window and click Start Transfer. Wait for a minute, your videos will be saved on your computer.


✍ Note:
1. Usually, the videos you take will be saved on the Photos app. So you may find your videos on the “Photos”.
2. If some videos or photos on your iPhone are really important to you, you can backup your iPhone photos/videos to a safe place via "Custom Backup". 

Additional content: How to shoot ProRes videos on iPhone

Shooting ProRes Raw videos now is available in iPhone. Here we would like to demonstrate the steps to enable this feature.

Step 1. Go to the “Settings” app on your iPhone.

Step 2. Scroll download. Then choose “Camera”.

Step 2. Enable the “Apple ProRes” option under the “Video Capture” section.

enable apple prores

Now, you can open the Camera and choose Videos mode, then you will see the “ProRes” option. Tap it, and you can record a video in Apple ProRes Raw format.


This post discusses how to transfer ProRes Raw from iPhone to computer with FoneTool. It is one of the fastest transfer software enabling you to send large videos to a Windows computer.

Besides, it is a comprehensive iOS management tool with various features. Except for transferring videos, it also helps you to transfer photos, music, contacts, etc between iPhone and PC. If you need, you can also transfer videos from computer to your iPhone.

Dylan · Editor
Dylan is an editor of mobile backup software. He likes to share the latest news about iPhone and iOS, write useful tips, and give solutions to help people solve all kinds of issues.