How to Transfer Music from iTunes to Flash Drive or USB

Summary

How to transfer songs from iTunes to flash drive? This guide will show you two methods to transfer music from iTunes to an external hard drive.

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Sep. 28, 2016

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AnyTrans manages to transfer music from iTunes to flash drive in minutes. Download the free trial to have a try before we start this tutorial will save you a lot of time.

iTunes keeps your media files like songs, playlists, movies, and ringtones, and it is the default program to manage your music on iPhone/iPad/iPod. Since every iDevice can be synced with only one iTunes library, you will need to rebuild the entire music library when your computer meets some hardware failure. Therefore, it is recommended to transfer songs from iTunes library to an external storage like flash drive or USB to make copies.

This guide will offer you two simple ways to put iTunes music on flash drive or USB easily. Keep reading to get the step-by-step instructions.

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Method 1. How to Put iTunes Music on Flash Drive with AnyTrans

It is very easy and quick to transfer music from iTunes to a flash drive with AnyTrans, which is an iTunes alternative that manages your iPhone music on computer with ease.

  • Extract your iTunes library and manage to export music from iTunes library to computer or a flash drive easily.
  • Besides music, it also allows you to transfer movies, ringtones, and audiobooks to a flash drive.
  • Transfer music from iPhone to computer, to iTunes or to USB directly.
  • Get music from iPhone to iPhone, to iPad and to iPod.

Firstly, download and install AnyTrans (Windows or Mac) on your computer and plug in your flash drive or USB on the computer then follow below steps to transfer music from iTunes to flash drive or USB.

Step 1. Open AnyTrans, and connect your iPhone to computer. AnyTrans will extract your iTunes library and load your iPhone data.

Transfer Music from iTunes to Flash Drive or USB with AnyTrans – Step 1

Transfer Music from iTunes to Flash Drive or USB with AnyTrans – Step 1

Step 2. Click "iTunes Library" to enter the iTunes Library management page. Choose the songs you want to transfer to flash drive > Click the "Send To PC/Mac" button > Select your flash drive > Click Open button.

How to Transfer Music from iTunes to Flash Drive via AnyTrans – Step 2

How to Transfer Music from iTunes to Flash Drive via AnyTrans – Step 2

Also Read: How to Transfer Music from iPad to iTunes >

Scroll down the homepage of AnyTrans, and you will see the window shown below. Now you can transfer & manage your iOS data on computer with AnyTrans easily.

AnyTrans Overview

AnyTrans Overview

Method 2. How to Transfer Music from iTunes to Flash Drive or USB Directly

1) Plug your USB or flash drive to computer.

2) Open the iTunes on computer and find the music playlists.

Copy Music from iTunes to Flash Drive or USB

Copy Music from iTunes to Flash Drive or USB

3) Open the USB or flash drive on computer.

4) Select the music on iTunes you want to transfer to flash drive or USB and then drag them to USB.

Transfer Music from iTunes to Flash Drive or USB

Transfer Music from iTunes to Flash Drive or USB

Also Read: How to Transfer Pictures from iPhone/iPad to Flash Drive >

The Bottom Line

Except music, AnyTrans also supports transferring many other iOS contents from iTunes to USB or flash drive, like photos, videos, TV shows, etc. Besides it also supports transferring data from iDevice to iTunes easily and all-round managing your data of iDevice. Now download AnyTrans. Any question or suggestion about this tutorial will be warmly welcome; don't be hesitate to contact us by Email.

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