Despite being a very popular application, iTunes can prove to be quite confusing to first-time users, especially if they only want to copy new audio and video files to their iOS devices.
iStick is a third-party utility that is meant to provide a smoother experience to all these users, even if they do not have expert computer skills.
Connect your iOS device to the PC via USB
The installation goes smoothly, without requiring any input from you, thus making iStick suitable for novices, as well as experts.
In order to benefit from all the functions of the app, you first need to connect your iOS device to the computer using its dedicated USB cable - several models are supported, such as iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.
Manage data on your iOS devices without installing iTunes
Once your device has been recognized, you can select the type of files you want to manage, be they photos, audio tracks, videos, book or ringtones, then mount them to the PC. This way, you can explore all the data as if it were just another USB stick connected to the computer.
In other words, due to iStick, you can copy, paste or move files from one folder to another just the way you do it on your PC, so no additional knowledge is needed and you can backup or transfer files within seconds.
Upload files to your iPhone using solely drag and drop
More precisely, you can drag and drop files from your computer to the Photos or Books directories on your iPhone, without any intermediary software.
Furthermore, you can also mount files pertaining to any application installed on your iOS device, which can come in handy if you want to create backups.
All in all, iStick can come in handy to all those who are looking for ways to upload or download data from their iOS devices without using iTunes.