How to Transfer Videos from iPod to iTunes

My friend has movies on his iPod. I want to transfer them to my computer and my iTunes. How do I do this?

To transfer all or selected videos from an iPod to iTunes on any computer, you need an iPod to computer transfer tool. Among all the tools, Wondershare TunesGo Retro stands out for its fantastic functionality and simplicity. With it, you can selectively transfer your favorite video from your or other's iPod to iTunes freely without losing anything on your iPod.

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Besides iTunes, Wondershare TunesGo Retro also gives you the power to copy videos from iPod to computer.

Part 1. How to transfer videos from iPod to iTunes

Install this iPod to PC transfer tool on your Windows PC. Now, follow the steps below.

ipod to computer transfer

Step 1. Launch this iPod to PC transfer and connect iPod with PC

Launch this iPod to computer transfer tool on your computer after installation. Then, connect your iPod with your computer via a USB cable. This tool will detect your iPod immediately and then display it in the primary window.

transfer videos from ipod to itunes

Step 2. Transfer movies from iPod to iTunes

On the bottom line of the primary window, click "To iTunes". When the pop-up window appears, click "Start". Then, as you see, you can transfer movies, podcasts, music videos, etc to iTunes. tick off your wanted video files and click "Copy to iTunes".

transfer movies from ipod to itunes

Or, click "Media" in the left column. On the top line are many tabs. By clicking "Movies", "Podcasts", "TV Shows", "Music Videos" and "iTunes U", you can move each file from your iPod to iTunes. Here, we take movies as an example.

To move movies from iPod to iTunes, you should click "Movies". Then, in the movie window, select the movies that you'd like to move and click the inverted triangle under "Export to". In the drop-down list, choose "Export to iTunes Library".

copy videos from ipod to iTunes

Make sure your iPod is connected to your computer during the transfer. Then the videos will be copied to iTunes.

Note: The Mac version doesn't support copying videos from iPod to iTunes for the time being. Besides, TunesGo Retro (Windows) is fully compatible with iPod touch running iOS 5/iOS 6/iOS 7/iOS 8/iOS 9, iPod nano, iPod classic and iPod shuffle. More info about supported iPod models>>.

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Part 2. Extra Tip: Comparison Between TunesGo and TunesGo Retro

In view that some customers are confused about the functions between TunesGo and TunesGo Retro, we have listed a detailed comparison table between them for further reference. Through the table, you can easily distinguish their differences: TunesGo focuses on freeing your music to discover, download, manage and enjoy your favorite music with a relatively higher price; meanwhile, TunesGo Retro is mainly to transfer music, photos, videos, playlists from your iPhone, iPad& iPod to iTunes Library& PC for backup, to manage music and photos freely with a relatively competitive price. Following are the details:

Supported Devices
iOS Devices
Android Devices  
Download Video from YouTube, MTV etc.
Transfer Video:

iTunes <-> Device

Transfer Video:

PC <-> Device

Transfer Video:

Device <-> Device

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TunesGo Retro

TunesGo Retro

(iOS Transfer)

Copy music, playlists, videos from iPod, iPhone & iPad to iTunes Library, and to your PC for backup.
Fully compatible with iTunes 12.1, iOS 9, and support iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus New icon

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Thomas Jones
Actually, Charlie, iPod classic/nano/shuffle doesn't run any iOS. So MobileGo for iOS can detect any model of them.
The ios on ipod classic is older than 5.0 and when checked is current
Thomas Jones
Well, MobileGo for iOS fully supports iPod classic. Could you please try it again by plugging out the USB cable and plug it into your computer?
does NOT work with ipod classic.
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