Livia Stroie
Published by Livia Stroie,

The iPhone Backup Extractor app is for retrieving data from iTunes backups and now has full Windows 8 support. Download the iPhone Backup Extractor software: the data from your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch can be extracted from any iTunes backup and is ready for use in just a few easy moves!

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How to open iTunes backup with iPhone Backup Extractor

The iPhone Backup Extractor will work on your Windows 8 computer just as on Windows 7 , Vista or XP. The software supports both encrypted and non-encrypted iTunes backups and will recover data such as lost iPhone calendar events, contacts, photos, videos, SMS messages, notes, app data, Restrictions Passcode and much more!

If you choose to back up your Apple device with iTunes, you keep all your data safe for a rainy day. The iTunes backup is stored locally on your Windows 8 computer in the following folder location: \Users\USERNAME\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup

How to extract photos from an iTunes backup on a Windows 8 PC

  1. Download the iPhone Backup Extractor for Windows 8 and run it on your computer, it should automatically detect any iTunes backups on your computer.

  2. iphone backup extractor window

  3. Open your iTunes backup (input your password if encrypted) and click the "Photos" link in the "Available data" section (in our case number "746" corresponding to the number of available photos in the backup)

  4. backup extractor browse folder

  5. Choose the folder where to save the photos and click "Extract"

  6. files extracted

  7. The photos will be saved to your folder of choice, it's that easy!

  8. photos extracted

Have you used the iPhone Backup Extractor on Windows8 already? Let us know how it went!

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