Transfer Music from iPod to New Computer Easily

The old computer died, and get a new one? With multiple music files on your iPod, you may can't wait to transfer them to the new computer. But how? If you sync iPod with iTunes library on the new computer, you may lose all songs on it.

In this case, to transfer iPod music to new computer, you need some help. Look at here: Wondershare TunesGo Retro(Windows) - iOS Transfer or Wondershare TunesGo Retro (Mac) - iOS Transfer for Mac. This third party tool helps you transfer music on iPod to the new computer instantly. If you have installed iTunes library on the new computer, you're able to transfer music to the iTunes library as well. In addition, this tool is safe, which will never delete anything on your iPod.

Download the tool below to have a try

Download Win VersionDownload Mac Version

Here, lets' try the Windows version – Wondershare TunesGo Retro to copy music from iPod to new computer. As a Mac user, you can also follow the easy steps below, because the two versions works similarly.

Part 1. Transfer Music from iPod to New Computer

To start with, install and run this useful tool on your computer. Then, a window appears like the screenshot shows below.

Step 1. Use a USB cable to connect your iPod to the new computer

Then, connect your iPod to new computer by using a USB cable. Your iPod will quickly detected. After that, you'll see that your iPod shows up in the primary window. In the left-side column, you can preview data on your iPod.

transfer music from ipod to new computer

Step 2. Move music from iPod to new computer

A fast way to move iPod music to new computer is to click "Export Music to Folder" in the primary window. If you want to move music to iTunes library on new computer, click "Export iDevice to iTunes">"Start">choose music and click "Copy to iTunes".

transfer ipod music to new computer

To continue, you should click "Media" in the left-side column. On the top line, click "Music". All songs on your iPod are are shown. Tick off the songs that you want to transfer to the new computer. Then, click "Export to". When the file browser window pops up, find a place on the new computer to save the exported songs.

If you'd like to transfer iPod music to iTunes library on the new computer, you can click the triangle under "Export to">"Export to iTunes Library". Or click "Smart Export to iTunes".

Note: By clicking "Smart Export to iTunes", you can transfer all songs that iTunes library doesn't have to iTunes library. If you click "Export to iTunes Library", you can transfer some songs and all songs to iTunes library.

move music from ipod to new computer

With TunesGo Retro, you are capable of transferring playlists from iPod to new computer. In the left-side column, find and click "Playlist". Choose the playlists that you want to transfer. Click the triangle under "Export to">"Export to iTunes Library" or "Export to My Computer"

copy music from ipod to new computer

Try Wonershare TunesGo Retro to transfer music from iPod to PC.

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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
iPod
Android Devices  
Music & Playlist
Add Music to iTunes  
Export Music from iTunes  
Convert Unsupported Formats of Music to iTunes  
Delete Music from iTunes  
Delete Music and Video on Device
De-duplicate Music in iTunes  
Remove Lost Files in Tunes  
Search and Delete the Repeated Music on Device
Fix Music ID Tags of iTunes  
Supplement Music Covers of iTunes  
Directly Fix, Edit and Save ID3 Information on Device.  
Download Music from YouTube,SoundCloud etc.  
Record Online Music on Music Sites, Like 8Track, Rdio etc.  
Record App Music, Like Spotify Music etc.  
Burn iTunes Music to CD  
Generate Car Playlist  
Transfer Music, Audio & Playlist:

iTunes <-> Device

Transfer Music, Audio & Playlist:

PC <-> Device

Transfer Music, Audio & Playlist:

Device <-> Device

Intelligently Transfer to iTunes:Only Transfer What's Missing in iTunes
Playlists Are Exported from iTunes with the Original Smart Sorting Rules.
Support to Transfer Users' Data Information: Rating,Play Counts, Skip Counts.
Convert Unsupported Formats to be Supported Ones Automatically via Transfer.
No Need to Use iTunes to Transfer Files to iOS Devices.

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