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You bought a new PC and wish to add songs from your iPod or iPhone to iTunes? Follow this quick tutorial to learn how to transfer music from iPod to iTunes, including:

  • artist and album name,
  • artwork,
  • playlists,
  • play count and ratings.

This method will be effective if you want to transfer music from iPod, iPad or iPhone to iTunes. It will also work perfectly for transferring iPod music to a folder on Windows 10.

How to transfer music from iPod to iTunes – YouTube tutorial

How to transfer iPod music and playlists to iTunes: Simple mode

You’ve just bought a new computer, but your iTunes library is empty and all the music is on your iPod? It’s a perfect reason to backup music from iPod to iTunes! Here’s how to do it:

  1. Download CopyTrans from the following page:
    Download CopyTrans

  2. Install the program. If you need help installing CopyTrans, please refer to the installation guide.

  3. Make sure iTunes is not running, then start CopyTrans.

  4. Connect your device to the computer.

  5. Choose iTunes. Transfer music to iTunes with CopyTrans

  6. That’s it! CopyTrans will now start copying your iPod or iPhone music to iTunes. The music will be transferred automatically.

How to transfer iPod music and playlists to iTunes: Classic mode

  1. Follow steps 1-3 from the previous section.

  2. Click on the Classic mode button: Classic mode button CopyTrans

  3. Your iPod songs and playlists will appear on the screen. transfer music from ipod or iphone to itunes via copytrans

  4. To transfer songs from iPod to iTunes, choose “Smart backup” and then start the transfer: use copytrans to automatically transfer iphone songs to itunes

  5. CopyTrans will start copying your iPod music to iTunes. It will automatically compare the contents of your device with the iTunes library to avoid duplicates. In addition, all track-related data such as ratings, playcount, and date added will be automatically transferred and updated. window showing transfer ipod music in progress

  6. TIP: You can transfer up to 200 songs from iPod to iTunes for free.

  7. That’s it! Your iTunes library is now an exact copy of your iPod. You can now sync your iTunes music with iPod without hesitation. open-itunes

BONUS: If you wish to transfer music from iPod to a folder on your PC rather than iTunes, try Manual Backup option and copy iPod music to any folder on your computer.
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