Backing up iPod music to computer or iTunes is quite necessary. You can benefit a lot from it. You are able to enjoy music on your computer or iTunes. Or when songs on your iPod are gone unexpectedly, you can import them from computer at ease. However, we all know that, as a one-way Apple device manager, iTunes can do nothing to export iPod music back to iTunes or computer. Therefore, to back up iPod music, you should look for other apps for help. Here I'd like to suggest you try the Wondershare TunesGo Retro. With it, you are able to backup music from iPod quickly.
How to backup iPod music to computer and iTunes
This article focuses on how to backup iPod music to iTunes and computer. Here we take iPod touch as an example. Please follow the steps below to learn how to do it.
Step 1. Run TunesGo Retro and connect your iPod touch with computer
First, download this iPod music backup tool on your computer. Install and run it. Connect your iPod touch with computer via a USB cable that comes with your iPod touch. After it's connected with computer, TunesGo Retro will automatically detect it and show it in the primary window.
Note: One thing before using TunesGo Retro you should do is to install iTunes on your computer.
Step 2. Backup iPod touch music to computer or iTunes
In the primary window, to backup iPod music to your computer, you can click "To Folder". If you backup music to iTunes, click "To iTunes">"Start".
Now, click the button "Media" in the left column to bring up the media window. Click "Music", the first button at the top line to open music window. Choose some songs and press "Ctrl + A" to select all songs . Or you can only select songs that you want to backup. Then click "Export to". If you decide to backup music to computer, choose "Export to My computer". When the small browser window pops up, you should choose a folder to save the exported music. If you prefer to save songs in iTunes, choose "Export to iTunes Library" or "Smart Export to iTunes".
If you want to backup playlists to computer or iTunes, click "Playlist" in the left panel. In the playlist window, choose your wanted playlists and click "Export to". To backup playlists to iTunes, you should select "Export to iTunes Library". If you intend to backup to computer, you need click "Export to Your Computer". Similarly, choose a save path to store songs.
Now, you'll neve worry about losing your music on computer or iTunes Library. Only with 2 steps, you'll transfer songs from iPod to computer and iTunes.
Note: TunesGo Retro Windows and Mac version now fully supports iPod touch with iOS 5, 6 and 7, iPod nano, iPod classic, iPod shuffle. The Mac version doesn't support iPod touch 3.
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