macOS has some really great pre-installed apps, but not all of them are well-known. The Image Capture app is a case in point. If you’ve ignored it so far, it might be time to fix that and see how useful Image Capture can be.
Let’s explore four common tasks this modest app helps you perform.
1. Import or Delete Photos From External Devices Yes, you can import photos from iOS devices, cameras, or SD cards to your Mac with iTunes or Photos. But if you’re having trouble with these apps or if you would prefer an app with a simpler interface, try Image Capture. It works with videos too.
After you plug the source device into your Mac and open the Image Capture app, you can:
Import Photos Directly to a Folder First, use the Import To dropdown menu to specify the Finder folder where you want the imported photos to show up.
Next, decide if you want Image Capture to automatically delete photos from the connected device after import.
If yes, select the Delete after import checkbox in the si..