Microsoft fires Mac to Surface missile with new file migration utility
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Microsoft has released a new utility to help those on a Mac transfer all their files across with a minimum of fuss when switching to a Surface device.
As spotted by
, a Twitter user who picks up on many Microsoft-related developments, the
It’s a simple tool which lets you transfer data – such as photos, documents and all manner of files – from your
That’s something you can do by yourself, of course, but the utility makes it far more convenient to do so (and potentially far less intimidating for computing novices).
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Microsoft already has a support website (which has actually been active since way back in 2014 ) that talks the user through the process of transferring files from a Mac to Surface, so this is the next logical step in terms of easy migration.
That site, incidentally, also gives tips to Mac users on getting started with both Surface machines and Windows 10 , and help on hooking up a Surface with iCloud and an iPhone.
It’s also worth noting that Apple has its own Windows Migration Assistant for helping PC users switch to a Mac .
Via: MS Power User
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