How to Transfer Music from iPod to iTunes

If you own an iPod then you might have tried copying your music from your iPod to your computer. Well and I am pretty much sure that in no time you might have realized that you can’t simply drag and drop your songs from your iPod into your computer. In order to respect the copyright of the music, videos and other stuffs apple has made it quite difficult to copy or transfer the songs from your iPod to iTunes or your computer. In this article we are going to teach you how you can transfer music to iTunes from your iPod.

By using any third party software or application

Many third party software developers have realized this dilemma and have launched their own set of software that could do the job for you. There are many iPod music transfer programs available in the market these days. These programs allow easy transfer of the contents of your iPod into your iTunes library i.e. into your computer. I personally prefer Cucusoft iPod/iPhone/iTouch to Computer Transfer whenever I need to transfer my songs from my computer to iPod or from my iPod to my computer. This software is very easy to use and the best part of the deal s that they comes for free.

This program is easy to use and can be used to backup and  transfer all your songs, videos and other stuffs from your iPod classic, iPod nano, iPod shuffle, iPod touch and even from your new iPhone. You can transfer all your data, video, movies, songs, images and even your playlists from your iDevice to your computer in an easy way.

You can download it free from here.

Use you iTunes to transfer your songs

Wouldn’t it be good if you could be able to transfer all of your music libraries via iTunes itself. Here we will discuss on the ways to transfer all your stuffs by iPod.

There is something you should consider in mind before using iTunes to transfer your music. Windows doesn’t recognize a MAC OS formatted disk. So, you can’t use a mac formatted iPod on a window device.

First you will need to switch you iPod to manual update from the automatic and you will also need to grant the permission for disk use.

Locate the iTunes media folder

In this step we will locate the iTunes media folder and will make sure that all of the content is in the same location. This will help us to extract them easily and we will not have to search from folders to folders to look for some particular file. We can find the iTunes media folder location from the preferences menu.

Using consolidation will cause iTunes to copy all your files to a different location on your computer. So, if you don’t have enough hard disk space, this method will not work properly. Please free up some drive space before executing consolidation.

Copy files to another computer from your iPod

Now we will guide you for the steps you could use to transfer all your music files, audio, video, movies, and even library and playlist files to another computer.

So, this how you can transfer music from your iPod to iTunes.

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