To backup a Mac formatted iPod you will need to use the latest version of CopyTrans.
CopyTrans reads Mac and PC formatted iPods “out of the box”. No need to install third party software to teach your PC how to read HFS+ formatted drives. CopyTrans knows how to do it; all by itself.
To backup your Mac formatted iPod, simply follow this user guide.
If you want to backup your iPod on a Mac computer, you can use our partner software compatible with Mac called PhoneView.
Alternatively, you can use the CopyTrans programs on a Mac computer from a virtual Windows machine.