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How to Transfer Music from iPod touch to iTunes on Mac

Lost all your music on iTunes Library on Mac? Or have bought a new Mac computer and want to transfer music from iPod touch to iTunes on Mac? If so, you’re in the right place. iTunes only lets you transfer iTunes purchased music from iPod touch to iTunes. As for these songs you’ve downloaded directly to iPhone or grabbed from friends for iPhone, you'll lose them forever. To avoid the problem and get all songs on iPod touch to iTunes on Mac, you should follow the steps below. This article is a step-by-step guide for how to copy music from iPod touch to iTunes Library on Mac.

Step 1. Download iPod touch to iTunes Mac software

Click Download to get the Wondershare TunesGo (Mac). It lets you transfer all music from iPod touch to iTunes on Mac with a single click or transfer specific iPod touch music to iTunes on Mac. After downloading, install this app on your Mac computer. If you have a PC running Windows operating system,, you can try Wondershare TunesGo (Windows) to transfer music from the iPod touch to Windows PC.

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Step 2. Connect your iPod touch with Mac

Use a USB cable to connect your iPod touch with Mac and launch TunesGo (Mac). This iPod touch music to iTunes Mac software will detect your iPod touch automatically, displaying its info in the starting window. Wondershare TunesGo (Mac) fully supports iPod touch 5 and iPod touch 4 running on iOS 5/7/6.

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Step 3. Transfer music from iPod touch to iTunes on Mac

Transfer all music from iPod touch to iTunes on Mac
After detecting your iPod touch successfully, TunesGo (Mac) will display your iPod touch. On the bottom line of the starting window, there is  an option: To iTunes. Click it to get a pop-up dialog. It will tell you how many songs and playlists on your iPod touch are outside of your iTunes Library. Click Export, these songs only on your iPod touch will be transferred to iTunes on Mac. This feature is available in Music window as well. No duplicate will exists.

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Transfer selected music from iPod touch to iTunes on Mac
Sometimes, you might want to transfer several killer songs from iPod touch to iTunes on Mac. If so, you should click Music in the left side column. Then, in the Music window, check songs on the left panel and click Export to iTunes.

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Note: You might see iTunes icons appear in front of some songs. This signifies these songs exist both on your iPod touch and iTunes.


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Try the TunesGo (Mac) software to move music from your iPod touch to iTunes on Mac!

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