How to Transfer Photos from iPod touch to Mac

How can I copy a photo on my iPod touch to my iMac? The folder on my iMac that I sync photos onto my iPod touch got deleted, but the photos are still on my iPod touch.

Recently, one of my friends had the same problem as the above mentioned, losing all her photos and needing to transfer photos from iPod touch to Mac. However, iTunes never helps, but erased almost all the photos on her iPod touch when she was trying to sync her iPod touch with iTunes. Later, I suggested her try the Wondershare TunesGo Retro (Mac). It really works. If you're in the same situation and do not know how to transfer photos from iPod touch to Mac, then follow the steps below to learn how to do it.

Step 1. Download iPod touch Photo transfer software

Click Download to get the Wondershare TunesGo Retro (Mac) installation package. It lets users easily transfer everything, including music, videos, and photos from iPod touch to Mac. After the download, install it on your Mac.

Try the Wondershare TunesGo Retro (Mac) to transfer iPod touch photos to Mac!

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Note: If you have a Windows based computer, say Windows7 or Windows 8, you should try the Wondershare TunesGo Retro (Windows) to transfer photos from iPod touch to Windows based computer.

Step 2. Connect your iPod touch to the Mac

Connect your iPod touch with your Mac via a USB cable and launch the Wondershare TunesGo Retro (Mac). This iPod touch photo transfer tool will detects you iPod touch automatically and display its information in the starting window. TunesGo Retro (Mac) supports iPod touch 4/5 running on iOS 9, iOS 8, iOS 7, iOS 6 as well as iOS 5 fully.

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Step 3. Transfer iPod touch photos to Mac

Click Photos on the left column of the main window. Then, in Photos Window, you'll see photos are saved in 2 places: Camera Roll and Photo Library. Click either the Camera Roll or the Photo Library to reveal all the photos in each place respectively. Then select these photos you need to transfer to Mac and click "Export". In the popped up windows, set a destination to store these photos you want to transfer from iPod touch.

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Tips: Generally, photos on iPod touch are stored in 2 places: the Camera Roll and the Photo Library. Photos you've taken with iPod touch or synced to iPod touch via iCloud, which we call Photo Stream, are saved in Camera Roll. Photos you've synced to iPod touch with iTunes are saved in Photo Library.

If you want to transfer photos while keeping the "Event" folders, or we say photo album, you should right click on a photo album name, in the pull-down menu, select "Export". Then find a place on Mac to store the photo album.

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This is the tutorial about transferring photos from iPod touch to MacBook Air, MacBook Pro or iMac. It's very easy to achieve your goal if you try Wondershare TunesGo Retro (Mac). It's the best iTunes companion, making up where iTunes falls short. Have fun with your mobile life.

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Oct 15,2015 11:02 am / Posted by Emma Shaw to Mac

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