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How to Transfer Music from iPad to PC

Whether you're using a Windows 8 PC, laptop, or desktop, if you need to transfer iPad music to computer for backup, or download music from iPad to laptop for listening, I guarantee that you'll easily to achieve your goal by following the tutorial below. Don't take my word for it? Try it by yourself, for trial doesn't cost you a penny!

What Your Need:

  • A Windows PC with iTunes Installed;
  • Your iPad and its USB cable;
  • Wondershare TunesGo

Though iTunes can't help you download music from iPad to computer as Wondershare TunesGo does, it's required to be installed on your computer to make Wondershare TunesGo work properly. The iOS for your iPad should be iOS 5, iOS 6 or the latest iOS 7.

Download the Software to Transfer Music from iPad to Laptop

Wondershare TunesGo
  • Transfer music from iPad to Windows and Mac laptops;
  • Supported devices: iPad mini, iPad mini with Retina Display, The new iPad, etc.
  • Supported iOS: iOS 5, iOS 6, and iOS 7;

Wondershare TunesGo is the software that we're going to use to transfer music from iPad to laptop. It's fully compatible with almost any Windows PC, like Windows 8 and Windows 7 based computers. Above all, it will make downloading music from iPad to laptop as easy as ABC. This article focuses on how to transfer music from ipad to Windows PC. If you need to transfer music from iPad to Mac, please download Wondershare TunesGo (Mac).

How to Transfer Music from iPad to Computer

Step 1. Download Wondershare TunesGo

At the begining, install and launch this iPad to Windows PC music transfer tool on your computer. Connect your iPad with your Windows PC via a USB cable. This tool will detect your iPad immediately and shows it in its primary window like the screenshot shows below:

Download win versionDownload mac version

Step 2. Move iPad Music to PC

  • Copy all songs from iPad to laptop: First connect your iPad with an USB cable, after TunesGo finishes analyzing your iPad, you will be displayed with the main interface. In the bottom right corner, please find "Transfer Music" and click to enter the "Transfer Music" page. All transferable playlists will be shown on this page. Just tick the ones you want to transfer and then click the Export button to unfold two more selections: Export to iTunes/Export to PC. Choose to export to PC, you are now able to copy all songs from your iPad to a folder on your PC instantly.

  • Copy selected songs from iPad to computer: Check the destination folder where your music is stored, eg. Music and click to enter, there you will be shown all songs under this folder. Tick songs you want and then click Export to PC.
ipad to commputer transfer

Now, download TunesGo to try it yourself!

Download win versionDownload mac version

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Hi Rick, it has been one year that the product was renamed to TunesGo, so I updated the reply. And yes you can use TunesGo to do that. Thanks!
Hi.. the music that I have In itunes i ripped from CDs, i didnt purshase it and now that I upgraded to the new version iTunes 11, I am not able to burn CDs nor email any of the songs/CDs nor transfer to another file. All I have is an ipad 2. Do you know of any app that I can download to backup my music and at the same time if possible it change the format? I want to try to revert back to iTunes 10.7, but I don't want to lose all my music. Do you have a better idea plss? What would you do? :( pls help
Thomas Jones
Yes, of course. Please download MobileGo and have a try.
Can I transfer iPad music not purchased in iTunes from my iPad to my apple pro? Most of these were albums I copied to an old computer then onto my iPad in iTunes
Thomas Jones
becky, if you have any question, please send email to this address: thomasjones886@gmail.com
getting error message path/file name too long, and unable to send email to you
Thomas Jones
Hi, Download free music MP3 App is an Android app, while Wondershare MobileGo for iOS is designed to manage iPhone/iPad/iPod. Thus, if you wan to transfer music on your Android to iTunes, you can try Wonershare MobileGo for Android.
Hi There, I have mp3 download free which I use instead of itunes media player on my iphone.. how do I transfer music from this media player to itunes using wondershare.. When I press media it only shows music in my itunes player...
Thomas Jones
You can try Wondershare MobileGo for iOS (Mac). It can let you transfer all music files to your Mac, including songs that you don't purchase easily.
What if I do not want to transfer my music files from my ipad to my iMac using iTunes ? I just want to get them on my imac as a backup copy. most of this music was not purchased on iTunes anyway. Thanks for your reply.