Wireless file transfer between two macbooks?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by kntgsp, Nov 19, 2008.

  1. kntgsp macrumors 6502a

    Jul 27, 2004
    I have a new macbook pro alum and a friend has a new macbook alum. Is there some way to transfer files between the two wirelessly over wi-fi as ad-hoc?

    Or is it only possible over bluetooth?
  2. claimed4all macrumors 6502

    Sep 26, 2008
    Firewire 400 works great for that, but being he has an aluminium macbook that is a no go. Your best bet if you do not have a router handy is just connect them with a standard networking cable. Done it before and it works good.
  3. ChrisA macrumors G4

    Jan 5, 2006
    Redondo Beach, California
    If there is a routers near by and you both join the network then ad-hoc is not required, you can just share a folder. You can also us a standrd cat-5 network cable. But you asked for "wireless" so a handy device foryou might be the Apple "Airport Express". It's about the size of a small power cube and even plugs into the wall like one

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