How to Transfer Music from iPod to Computer

Summary

Wondering how to transfer music from iPod to computer in an easy and fast way? This tutorial will show you every details you need to know.

Kelly Woods

June 5, 2014

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We suggest you to download AnyTrans before reading this guide & evaluate the program by transferring 50 music tracks from iPod to computer for trial.

How to transfer music from iPod to computer

1000 Songs on Your iPod,
What if you don't have them on your computer?

It's hard to believe that everyday thousands of computer hard drives get crashed due to long-term use or accidental damage. And one headache is that only few of us have considered making a backup for our music collections, which may take several years to build up. The situation will get extremely terrible if a large amount of songs are downloaded from Internet or imported from CDs.

You will feel lucky if you still have these songs on your iPods. But as you may know, you can only transfer music onto iPod but no way is avail in the opposite side. Read on this iMobie Guide and you will find the best answer about how to transfer your music from an iPod to an computer.

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This tutorial covers all iPods ever made, including iPod nano, iPod shuffle, iPod touch, iPod classic, iPod mni, iPod photo, etc.

The Tools You Need to Transfer Music from iPod to Computer

  • An iPod with great many hot songs;
  • An all-in-one & best-value iPod music transfer software - AnyTrans;
  • A Windows or Mac computer that you want to put your music on there, plus an iPod USB cable.

AnyTrans is an iPod to Computer Transfer which is meticulously designed for copying iPod music and everything back to computer hard disk. Without bringing up bulky iTunes & tedious iTunes sync, you can freely backup iPod music and never mind the original music collection get lost.

How to Transfer Music from iPod to a Windows Computer

If you are using a PC with Windows system, AnyTrans' intuitive interface will guide you through the whole transfer process in few clicks. Free download AnyTrans now and let it run on your computer.

How to Transfer Music from iPod to Computer

How to Transfer Music from iPod to Computer with AnyTrans

Step 1: Connect your iPod to the computer. If you have several iPods and want to put all songs there onto your PC, AnyTrans takes it easy to support unlimited iPods at once.

How to Transfer Music from iPod to Computer

Connect your iPod to the Computer

Step 2: After plugging in your iPod, you will find it on the left side Media Classification Buttons. Click Music tab to access the songs list window > choose the songs you want to transfer from iPod to computer > click to PC tab:

How to Transfer Music from iPod to Computer 2

Click Music Tab to Check all Songs on your iPod

Step 3: Set the destination folder for your iPod songs; click OK to start transferring music from iPod to your computer:

How to Transfer Music from iPod to Computer 3

Click Music Tab to Check all Songs on your iPod

Regularly AnyTrans will transfer over 7000 songs from iPod onto PC hard drive in only about 25 minutes, but the transferring speed also depends on USB cable, computer hard disk format, as well as other external factors.

How to Transfer Music from iPod to a Mac Computer

To the Mac users, the good news is, AnyTrans also works for Mac OS X, including OS X 10.6, 10.7, 10.8 and the latest OS X 10.9.2. Free Download AnyTrans on Your Mac >

How to Transfer Music from iPod to a Mac Computer

How to Transfer Music from iPod to a Mac Computer

The Buttom Line

Please take the note that when transferring music from iPod to a computer with AnyTrans, you can also choose to copy music back to iTunes library. In this process, AnyTrans could help you preserve your playlists, music ratings and the play counts. It seems like you are allowed to rebuild a loss iTunes media library from your iPod. Start Copying 50 Songs from iPod to Computer For Free Trial >

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