Old computer died. Have a new one. How can I transfer all the music files on my iPod classic to iTunes on the new computer?
Got a new PC and now want to transfer music from iPod classic to iTunes to build your iTunes library? With all songs on your iPod classic, if you attempt to sync it with iTunes, iTunes will remove everything on your iPod classic.
Such being the case, to copy music from iPod classic to iTunes, you should try something else. Here I will show you a simple and useful way to help you out. All your need is to download a powerful iPod to iTunes transfer – Wondershare TunesGo Retro or the Wondershare TunesGo Retro(Mac).. With its help, it's just a piece of cake to move songs and playlists on your iPod classic to iTunes library on your PC. In addtion, this iPod to iTunes transfer also empowers you to transfer iPod classic music to your computer.
Move music from iPod classic to iTunes
Below are the easy steps about moving songs from iPod classic to iTunes library on your PC. Now, let's go through them.
Step 1. Connect iPod classic to PC after running this program
First of all, download and install this program on your PC. Run it. If you haven't installed iTunes on your computer, this program will offer you the iTunes installation window. Such being the case, you should install iTunes on your computer. After that, use a USB cable to connect your iPod classic with your PC. Once they're connected, this program will detect your iPod classic instantly, and then display it on the main interface. On the left directory tree, you're able to view all contents on your iPod classic.
Step 2. Export music from iPod classic to iTunes
Then, to export music back to iTunes library in no time, you can click the first button - "Copy Music to iTunes" at the bottom line of the main interface. in the window that pops up, click "Start". Since all media files are checked, you should uncheck the other media files except music. Then, this program will help you export these songs to iTunes library.
Note: Wondershare TunesGo Retro is fully compatible with iPod classic 3, iPod classic 2 and iPod classic.
Of course, you're capable of syncing music from iPods classic to iTunes by doing this. Click "Media", the tab on the left directory tree. This brings up the media window on the right panel. Then, click "Music". In the music management window, select songs you decide to stream to iTunes library. Then click "Smart Export to iTunes". Likewise, this button frees you from streaming the same songs that have been transferred to iTunes library before. Or you can also accomplish the task by clicking the inverted triangle "Export to" and then "Export to iTunes Library".
Done! You have already streamed music from iPod classic to iTunes. If you want to transfer whole playlists, choose "Playlist" tab on the left directory tree. Then find your desired playlists and click "Export to" button.