How to Share Files Between Mac and PC


Sometimes we feel to share files between Mac and PC.  The reason we switch files to PC is because not everyone is using MacOS. Many of them having doubts regarding sharing files between Mac and PC. Don’t worry it is an easy process you can share files, photos, music, and documents in a simple way. In this article, I’m gonna share about how to share files between Mac and Pc. Also using external hard disks, Ethernet cables, or Bluetooth it is one of the ways to share the files.
Share file from PC to Mac
On PC

  1. Choose the file that you want to share.
  2. Right click on the file and select “Share with”.
  3. Then click “Specific people”.
  4. Click Dropdown menu and then select Everyone.
  5. Now you need to find IP address of your PC.
  6. Then open “command prompt” then type “ipconfig” and. press Enter Key.
  7. Here IPv4 Address will display note the value.

On Mac

  1. Open Finder > Connect to server. Otherwise “Command + K”.
  2. Now type “smb:// your IP Address of PC”.
  3. Click Connect.
  4. Then you should enter your username and password of your PC.
  5. Now select the folder that you want to share and then press “OK”.

Sharing file from Mac to PC
On Mac

  1. Open System Preferences.
  2. Click on Sharing.
  3. Select File Sharing and click Options.
  4. Now press WiFi icon on your menu. Then it will display the IP Address of your Mac and note it.

On PC

  1. Open Run window or Windows + R.
  2. Type “your Mac’s IP Address” and click Enter.
  3. Then you should enter your username and password of your Mac.
  4. Now select the folder that you want to share and then press “OK”.

Hope the above steps will be useful for you. If you have any doubt regarding this article, please share us via comments. Thank You.

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