Try Transloader for Mac for *free* - download the demo at

With Transloader, you can initiate downloads on one or more of your Macs - remotely from your iPhone, iPad, or other Macs.

Say you're browsing on your iPhone and come across a Mac app demo you'd like to give a try.
Now, you could fumble for an app to save that link in for later, and hope to remember to download it afterwards.
Or you can use Transloader, and assign that link for download to a Mac right away - no need for fumbling, or remembering. Even better, when you return to your Mac, the file will be ready for you.

Main Features:
- Initiate downloads on a remote Mac
Wether you're on another Mac, an iPhone or an iPad, you can enter the link into the app on your device and assign it to a specific Mac for download. Or use the app's Share extension to start downloads right from within your browser.

- Login to Download
If a file requires a login into the website before it can be downloaded, Transloader lets you do that now. You can log in to websites at any time, from any device.

- Link- and File Actions
Link Actions tell Transloader on Mac which app or Automator workflow should open specific links (based on criteria like host or URL scheme), instead of downloading them in Transloader. For example, you can open ftp links with the ftp app of choice.
A File Action lets Transloader on Mac open a file after its downloaded with an app or Automator workflow, based on criteria like file type/extension, or the link's host. For example, unzip zip files right away after they're downloaded, or organize downloaded images in folders.

- Save links for later
If your desired Mac is not yet registered with Transloader, or you'd just like to wait before you initiate the download of a link on a Mac, you can save it, and assign the link to a Mac for download later.

- A free iCloud account
- The optional, free Transloader iOS companion app (iOS 14 or newer)

Here's what customers say about Transloader:
"Extremely useful." - dcdixon, US App Store
"As easy as it should be with Apple products!" - piotrekbielaska, Polish App Store
"I'd never be able to live without it." - Navrik1323, UK App Store

Here's what the press says about Transloader:
"It works great and you should already be clicking the Purchase button." - Mikhail Madnani,
"Transloader is very helpful and saves me a lot of time." -
"Transloader is a simple, easy-to-use app and I've found it to be so useful." - Dan Frakes,

For further information, please visit Transloader's website.

If you have any feedback or questions, please do not hesitate to write me by mail at, or on twitter at @TransloaderApp or @eternalstorms.
Thank you.

What’s New

Version 3.0.4

- Improves the syncing of a download's status and file size
- For saved links, it now says "# links" instead of "# downloads"
- Fixes a bug where file icons in the "Assign to Mac" submenu were very low-res
- Fixes the display of cells when reopening the main window by clicking onto the app's icon in the Dock
- Fixes a bug where URLs with special characters failed to be recognized by the app
- Fixes a bug where re-registering a device sometimes failed
- Fixes a crash that could occur when creating file icons

Ratings and Reviews

4.9 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

Bocaboy ,

Works perfectly for me!

I just purchased this app after reading a review in this month's Macworld. I've tested it with a couple of files and it worked perfectly. It's a simple app that does exactly what it says it will do. The only change I made was to have the notification changed from a Banner (the default) to an Alert so that it would stay on screen. My thinking is that if I use it while I'm out of the house, I'll have a reminder that I downloaded something while I was away.

The only quibble I have is that less savvy or experienced Mac users might not be able to figure out what to do when they first launch Transloader on their Mac. For instance, how would they know to go to Preferences to configure automatic launch and the menu bar icon if they were a less than experienced user. The start screen for the application would be better served if that information was better articulated.

I see that there have been a number of 1-star reviews, and maybe after continued use I'll uncover some problem, but for now, this is a "works as advertised" application and a great addition to my mobile arsenal.

swhitlow ,

Exactly what I was looking for!

FINALLY! I have been looking for something like this for a while. Tried Hazel at first to deal with things like this but it ended up wiping away my desktop items. This is awesome to use and works great! The Developer is very responsive as well and helped me work through a problem I was having with one of the links I was trying to download. *Highly* recommend this app!

aDuffBrew ,

Great Little App!

I just downloaded this and tried it out. I like the subtle download status interface on the iOS end. This app is simple and clever. It works exactly as advertised. I probably won't use it a lot but there have certainly been times this would have been indespensible

I agree with others here. A status bar icon with drop down menus would be great.

App Privacy

The developer, Matthias Gansrigler, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Collected

The developer does not collect any data from this app.

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More


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