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Since iTunes limits its users’ ability to transfer music from iPod to computer, we at CopyTrans have come up with our own solution on how to get music off iPod ⭐ without iTunes ⭐. This is CopyTrans, an app that helps you manage your iPod music much more efficiently.

🎶 CopyTrans handles your music library with care and knows its ways of getting songs of iPod in a few clicks including ✓ music files (.mp3, .m4a, .m4r, .aac), ✓ video files (.mov, .mp4), ✓ artist and album information, ✓ artworks, and ✓ playlists.

How to transfer music from iPod to computer:

  1. Launch CopyTrans. Connect iPod to computer.
  2. Choose the Folder option.
  3. Select a folder on your PC to back up your tracks to, hit OK. Done!

CopyTrans can:

Transfer your music library to the PC and keep its structure intact;
Manage songs, videos, TV shows, audiobooks, and podcasts;
Save track data, artworks, and playlists;
Change the library structure before downloading.

Transferring song from iPod to computer

Getting music off iPods

CopyTrans allows you to either transfer iPod music to PC in one click or to customize the way your music will be exported to PC and what part of the music library will be included in the backup. Choose the method that suits you best:

Get music off your iPod with CopyTrans

Transfer music from iPod to computer

Simple one-step method

CopyTrans is a tool that helps you back up your iPhone, iPad, or iPod audial content to iTunes or a folder on your PC. In the Simple mode of the CopyTrans app, you will need to press only one button to transfer songs from iPod to computer. The method works for all Apple devices: iPhones, iPods, and iPads.

Here’s how to get music off old iPod in one click:

  1. Download and install CopyTrans from the download page. Refer to the Installation guide if necessary.
  2. Run CopyTrans and connect your iPod to the PC. Wait until your music library is loaded.
  3. Choose Folder. getting music off ipods
  4. Select which folder on your computer you want to back up your tracks to. Click OK. how to transfer music from ipod touch to computer windows 10
  5. CopyTrans will now start backing up your iPod tracks to the folder of your choice. Your music library has been copied to the PC!
If you encountered any problems while transferring from iPod to computer, please check out our troubleshooting guide: CopyTrans is unable to copy songs or videos to iTunes or my PC.

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Advanced method

CopyTrans Classic version will best suit those users who need to create a backup on an external hard drive, update an existing backup, or transfer only selected tracks/playlists to a folder.

Here is how to transfer music from old iPod to computer and change the library structure on the way:

  1. Download and install CopyTrans from the download page. Refer to the Installation guide if necessary.
  2. Run CopyTrans and connect your iPod to the PC. Wait until your music library is loaded.
  3. Click the Classic mode button. how to get music off old ipod
  4. After your library is loaded, switch the setting to Manual Backup in the top-left corner. Switch to the Manual Backup mode
  5. Select the tracks you wish to transfer from iPod to your computer. You can back up playlists, individual songs, or the entire music library.how to transfer music from ipod to computer windows 10 free
  6. Now, to copy iPod music to PC, click on the Folder button and select a destination on your computer.how to get music off of ipod
  7. When you are ready to download music from iPod to computer, hit Start Backup.
    СopyTrans compares the size of your backup with the free space available in the selected destination to make sure the transfer goes smoothly.
    how to transfer music from ipod to computer windows 10
  8. The backup status, remaining time, and size of processed files are shown on the progress bar during the transfer. how to transfer music from ipod to computer without itunes
  9. The job is done! Your iPod music has been safely transferred to the computer.how to download music from ipod to computer
    Note: CopyTrans provides 100% free from duplicates backup, so if you have previously copied any of your tracks to your destination folder, they won’t be imported.

If you encountered any problems while transferring from iPod to computer, please check out our troubleshooting guide: CopyTrans is unable to copy songs or videos to iTunes or my PC.

Why people choose CopyTrans:

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🎵 It transfers your music library to the PC and keeps its structure intact;
🎵 Can manage songs, videos, TV shows, audiobooks, and podcasts;
🎵 Saves track data, artworks, and playlists;
🎵 Lets you change the library structure before downloading.

How to copy music from iPod to computer

iPod music transfer: Customize your backup

Before transferring songs from iPod to computer, you might want to adjust the way the tracks and videos will be copied to the PC. By default, we use iTunes backup structure: main Music folder > Album > Artist > songs. If you don’t like the default settings, you can easily change your backup structure.

  1. After you have chosen the destination folder, click on the Customize button.how to download music from iphone to computer
  2. For example, leave both Music subfolders empty as shown in the following screenshot. This will make the app save all your music files to one folder. Click OK to start the transfer. Customize: have all your tracks in one folder

NOTE: CopyTrans will remember your preferences for the next backup.


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