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How to Transfer Music from iMac to iPod (iPod touch/ nano/shuffle Included)

Jul 29,2019 • Filed to: iPod Transfer • Proven solutions

"I've just finished uploading all my CDs onto my new iMac. I now wish to download the contents of my iMac's iTunes library onto my iPod, without losing the songs that are already on the iPod. How can I achieve this?" - Great question and the answer is that with ease and only a little articulation you may be able to achieve it.

Just carefully follow the detailed steps as below and figure out how to transfer music from Mac to iPod. This has been quite a hectic task in the past but thanks to the great inventions and software of today's times, transferring music from Mac to iPod has become quite easy now. Described are the steps on how to even copy music from iPod without iTunes.

Part 1. Transfer Music from Mac to iPod with iTunes

To transfer songs to your iTunes music library from your iPod, first open iExplorer on your Mac or PC. Then, go ahead and connect your iPod with its USB cable to your computer. Once the device is connected, iTunes may prompt you to sync your device, cancel it. Here are the steps involved.

Step 1 Launch iTunes and check that it is up-to-date.

Transfer Music from Mac to iPod with iTunes-Launch iTunes

Step 2 Connect your iPod to your computer with the USB cable and locate your device.

 Transfer Music from Mac to iPod with iTunes-locate your device

Step 3 Select your device and click on it, tabs appear on the left side of the iTunes window under Settings.

 Transfer Music from Mac to iPod with iTunes-Select your device

Step 4 For those who may opt to sync their iPod devices, to turn on syncing, click the content type from the list under Settings, then click the box next to Sync. If there's a check in the box already, syncing is turned ON for that tab. To turn OFF syncing, uncheck the box.

 Transfer Music from Mac to iPod with iTunes-sync iPod devices

Part 2. Transfer Music from Mac to iPod with dr.fone - Transfer (iOS)

This is one splendid software that gives you the ability to transfer music from Mac to iPod without iTunes. dr.fone - Transfer (iOS) for Mac has many features that come in handy when managing and also transferring data over your iOS devices.

You can also transfer music to iPod without iTunes for Mac. Detailed steps are given below for this task. Follow them carefully to successfully manage the transfer of music to iPod without iTunes and transfer music from Mac to iPod in no time.

But first, here is a quick look at some of the key features of Wondershare dr.fone - Transfer (iOS):

dr.fone - Transfer (iOS)

Transfer Music from Mac to iPod/iPhone/iPad without iTunes!

  • Transfer, manage, export/import your music, photos, videos, contacts, SMS, Apps etc.
  • Backup your music, photos, videos, contacts, SMS, Apps etc. to computer and restore them easily.
  • Transfer music, photos, videos, contacts, messages, etc from one smartphone to another.
  • Transfer media files between iOS devices and iTunes.
  • Support all iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch models with any iOS versions.
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Now, let's go over the steps involved in transferring music from Mac to iPod using dr.fone - Transfer (iOS) for Mac. They are very easy to follow and you shouldn't have any issues with it as all that it involves is transferring the music using the shortcut keys. Here's how to do that.

Step 1 Launch the Wondershare dr.fone - Transfer (iOS) app on your Mac to begin with.

Transfer Music from Mac to iPod with dr.fone - Transfer (iOS)

Step 2 Now, connect your iPod to your Mac and the app's interface as shown below.

Transfer Music from Mac to iPod with dr.fone - Transfer (iOS)-Launch dr.fone

Step 3 Click "Music" and you will see "+Add".

Transfer Music from Mac to iPod with dr.fone - Transfer (iOS)-Add

Step 4 As soon as the button '+Add' is clicked, a popup as shown in the image below and now you can select the location where you save your music.

Transfer Music from Mac to iPod with dr.fone - Transfer (iOS)-select the location

There you go, and that is how you transfer music from Mac to iPod using dr.fone - Transfer (iOS), with no hassles whatsoever and quite easily.

Part 3. Bonus Tip: How to Transfer Music from iPod to Mac with dr.fone - Transfer (iOS)(Mac)

Now, dr.fone - Transfer (iOS) is a full 360 degree solution when it comes to managing music on your iPod, iPhone, and Mac. So, for all of you out there who are wondering about what if you wanted to transfer music from your iPod to your computer, I am going to explain the process in the simplest way possible.

Step 1 The first step is to launch the app Wondershare dr.fone - Transfer (iOS), and then connect your iPod to your computer (we have used an iPhone in the screenshot just as an example - it works the same way with all the other iOS devices as well). Once identified and connected, your iPod information will be displayed as in the screenshot below, and in place of the iPhone.

Transfer Music from iPod to Mac with dr.fone - Transfer (iOS)-launch the app

Step 2 Now, hit the tab Music. You should see the list of music available on your iPod now, as shown in the screenshot below. And right click to select "Export to Mac".

Transfer Music from iPod to Mac with dr.fone - Transfer (iOS)-Export to Mac

Step 3 A new window will pop up and you can select the music from Mac to iPod.

Step 4 Now, you are this close to transferring all your music on your iPod to your Mac, that too very easily. All that you have to do now is to click on the triangle under the 'Export to' button given on the top of the app interface. You will get a list of few options as shown below, since our attempt is to transfer the music to our computer, please go ahead and select the option of 'Export to My computer'.

Transfer Music from iPod to Mac with dr.fone - Transfer (iOS)-Export to My computer

Now, you can just relax and let Wondershare dr.fone - Transfer (iOS) do its job. In a few minutes, all the songs you selected will be transferred from your iPod to your Mac without any troubles.

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By now, we hope that you have learnt the great many ways of transferring music from or to iPod and other devices, Mac and Win computers. If yes, then feel free to share your experience using these methods or processes that we have tried to explain in this blog post. You can leave us a comment as well.

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