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Top 5 iTunes Backup Extractor in 2018

2018-02-26 17:46:06/Posted by Alleny Gavinto iOS Recovery Topic/Follow @ MobiKin

Since the popularity of iPhone and other smart phones, data losing happens more and more frequent in the daily life, so Apple always recommend their users to back up iPhone, iPad or iPod data with iTunes or iCloud. iTunes or iCloud is definitely a convenient way to back up the crucial data on iOS device, but it also has its own limitations: you're not allowed to view the detailed contents inside the backups unless restore them to device. That's why so many iOS users wish to extract iTunes backup so that they can restore only the needed data to device.

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What should you look for in a iTunes Backup Extractor software?

There are many similar apps that can help you extract data from iTunes backup, some are paid, some are free. How to compare them and pick up the best one in your mind? What is the characteristic a good extractor program should have? Here, we have summarized several points for your reference.

Here is it:

1. Compatible Device Range: Since Apple will release a new model of iPhone, iPad or iPod every year, so a good iTunes backup extractor should have the ability to compatible with almost all iOS devices on the market, especially the new released one. So that you can deal with all kinds of iTunes backup issues with 1 simple tool.

2. User Interface: A well-designed user interface will make users comfortable during the whole process. And these kinds of software also easy to use and requires no professional skills for both novice and experts.

3. Price: Actually, there is no price tag on these kinds of program, you can take a free trial and make a decision on the basis of whether the program you'd like to own that works the best for you.

iTunes Backup Extractor You Can't Miss

Therefore, if you want to find a iTunes backup extractor as your personal assistant, we have a list for your reference. Here, you can find 5 iTunes Backup Extractors from different developer, just compare them and get the one which is just designed for your needs.

#1. MobiKin Doctor for iOS

If you're looking for a simple yet reliable program to extract data from all kinds of iTunes backups, then MobiKin Doctor for iOS (Windows/Mac) could be a nice choice here. It allows users to extract photos, messages, contacts, call logs, videos, notes, reminders, bookmarks, etc. from iTunes backups within few clicks. This program will never harm your iTunes backups and support almost all iDevice on the market, including the latest iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus or iPhone 8.

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- Extract more than 10 types of files from iTunes backups without data losing;

- Extract data from encrypted iTunes backups without restrictions;

- Works on Windows and Mac computer well.


- Cannot extract files from iCloud backups and whatsapp messages is not supported at present;

- Free trial version only allows you to preview iTunes backup data. If you want to extract, you need to purchase it for $59.95 for lifetime license.


iBackup Extractor

iBackup Extractor is another desktop iTunes backup extractor that can help you extract files from iTunes backups and save as on desktop computer well. At present, it supports to recover data like photos, contacts, call logs, calendars, notes, etc.

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- Easily get access to all iTunes backups on the PC or Mac and export to computer;

- Available on Mac and Windows computer.


- Cannot extract data from iCloud backups;

- Sometimes, it may fails to fully scan an iTunes backup file;

- The UI design is not so good than other available backup extractor software.



PhoneBrowse is a free iPhone extractor software, which has the similar design to iTunes. It allows users to access and manage iOS data without jailbreaking, extract files from iTunes backups directly. What's more, this program supports data like books, photos, music, apps, contacts, notes, calendars, etc.

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- Extract data from iTunes backups and export to computer;

- Manage iOS data directly, such as import, delete, rename files, create new folders and so on;

- Backup apps from iDevice to computer.


- Cannot extract from iCloud backups.


Wondershare Dr.Fone - iPhone Data Recovery

Wondershare Dr.Fone is a toolkit which is consist of various functions. iPhone Data Recovery is one of the main function of this powerful tool, which allows users to get access to iDevice, iTunes or iCloud backups without restrictions. And you can use it to retrieve data like photos, contacts, messages, videos, notes, etc. as you like.

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- Allow users to get access and extract from iTunes or iCloud backups well;

- Choose to extract data to device or desktop computer as yo like;

- Works on Windows and Mac computer.


- The price is a little bit higher than similar tools on the market;

- Have lots of other features but be sold individually.


iMobie PhoneRescue

PhoneRescue is consist of two different parts: one is for iOS, the other is for Android. The iOS Data Recovery is a professional yet powerful program, that allows users to recover data from iDevice directly, extract deleted or existing data from iTunes or iCloud backups within few clicks.

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- Extract data from iTunes or iCloud backups with clicks;

- Extract data from encrypted or damaged backups easily;

- Restore everything you want in seconds and no data loss.


- The scanning and extracting process is not always fast as wish.


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