Top 5 Alternatives to iTunes
Are you looking for an alternative to iTunes? Actually, there are some replacements for iTunes that can manage your iPod, iPhone and iPad. Eager to see these alternatives to iTunes? Here's our list. Well, anyway, if you still want to stay together with iTunes, click this link to get tips on how to speed up iTunes.
- Operating System: Windows & Mac OS X
- Price: $39.95
The Wondershare TunesGo (Windows) or Wondershare TunesGo (Mac) is a complete solution for iTunes replacement and enhancement. Along with TunesGo, you can manage data on your iPhone, iPad and iPod in a pretty easy way.
- Export music from iPhone, iPod and iPad to iTunes and the computer.
- Transfer music, video, photos from iPhone, iPod and iPad to Mac and more to Windows PC.
- Put music, video, photos from Mac and more from Windows PC to your iPhone, iPad and iPod.
- Transfer and convert incompatible audio and video to iPhone, iPad and iPod optimized formats.
- Compatible with multiple Apple devices, like iPhone 5, iPod touch 5, iPad mini.
- Transfer data from one Apple device to another with the Windows version.
Cons: The Windows version has more festures than the Mac version.
Note: At present, the Mac version doesn't let you transfer videos to iTunes. It doesn't support managing contacts and SMS, and transferring files between iPhone, iPad and iPod.
The video below is about a brief introduction of the Wondershare TunesGo.
ConpyTrans Contacts - $19.99
CopyTrans Photo - $19.99
CopyTrans Manager - Free
CopyTrans is a user-friendly alternative to iTunes for Windows platform. It's packaged into sevaral tools, so you have to download and purchase all pieces of tool when you want to manage all data on your iPhone, iPod and iPad.
Cons: Not an all-in-one software. No Mac version available.
Retail - $49.99
Ultimate - $69.99
iExplorer is another iTunes alternative, described as an ultimate iPhone, iPad and iPod manager. It has three versions avaiable: basic, retail and ultimate.Compared to TunesGo and CopyTrans, iExplore is mainly used to export and backup files on your iPhone, iPod and iPad.
Cons: Not available to add files to iPhone, iPod and iPad.
Gold version - $24
MediaMonkey is a brillant movie and music organizer for the serious collector. With this iTunes alternative, you can manage your iPod/iPhone without any additional addons. It supports music formats including AAC, FLAC, APE, MP3, and more. MediaMonkey aims to providing many advanced features like auto-tag and auto-organize.
Cons: Not available to manage photos, contacts, SMS and other files. No Mac version.
Foobar2000 is a superb lightweight and customizable music player. It works well with your iPod, you need to install two components: iPod Manager and AAC Codec.
Cons: No Mac version. Helpless to manage other files than audio.