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How to Transfer Music from iPod to Mac

By Emily Watson, Tuesday, Jan 14, 2015

Many iPod users are loyal to the device as it can store tons of songs and provides high-quality music. And it is no surprise that iPod users want to transfer music from iPod to Mac for backup. Still, many iPod users ask how to transfer music from iPod to Mac when they updated to a new computer or when the songs that stored on Mac are lost or corrupted.

We all know that iTunes is a one-way transfer software which doesn't support syncing music from iPod to Mac. Don't worry! This post is going to introduce FonePaw iOS Transfer for you to get music off iPod and transfer to Mac easily.

FonePaw iOS Transfer is designed to transfer files between iPod/iPad/iPhone and Mac professionally. It performs excellently:

• Copy all music from iPod touch/classic/shuffle/nano to Mac;
• Transfer selected iPod music with play counts and rating to Mac;
• Avoids overwriting the original data which may undoubtedly be encountered by using iTunes while syncing;
• An ideal transfer and files management tool for iPhone/iPod/iPad.

Click Download to get the free trial version of FonePaw iOS Transfer and begin to transfer music from iPod to Mac.


How to Transfer Music from iPod to Mac

Step 1: Connect iPod to Mac

Run iPod transfer program for Mac and connect iPod to Mac with the USB cable. The software will automatically detect the libraries of the iPod, and shows the libraries in the left sidebar.

Run iOS Transfer (Mac)

Step 2: Export iPod music to Mac

In the left column, click the "media" tab to enter into the media management windows. Then, click on "Music" tab. All the songs on your iPod are listed. Check the songs you want to transfer and click on the little triangle under "Export to" button and choose where you want to export iPod music to. To transfer iPod music to Mac Yosemite, choose "Export to Mac" option.

Transfer Music from iPod to Mac

With FonePaw iOS Transfer, you can get back your music from iPod if you lose the music on Mac while updating to Mac OS X 10.11 EI Capitan. And you can always copy iPod music to Mac for backup. Additionally, this software also enables you to transfer music from iPhone to Mac.



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