How do I transfer music from my iPod to a new computer, without losing the music I have?

I would like to transfer music from my iPod to a new computer, without losing the music I have on the iPod as well as the music that is already on the new computer. My old computer crashed, and my music is only on the iPod. I've already uploaded and purchased music on the new computer, that wasn't on my iPod before. I'm afraid to hook the two together, because I've heard you can loose music. Any ideas on what I can do?

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kidsmith4 months ago

iPhone Music Transfer is a professional tool to transfer files between iPhone, iPad or iPod with PC or Mac. It enables you to backup the music and other media files from your iPhone, iPad or iPod to the computer, including Music, iTunes U, Audio books, Podcasts. What is more, this user-friendly iPhone transfer also can fix your music tags, erase duplicate tracks, and backup your entire music library to your computer correctly. If you demand this kind of software, you can follow the steps to learn how to transfer music from iPhone to computer (iPad and iPod serials are also supported)

JennyJ369 months ago

Add music to the iPod with a new PC without losing your old content…Click here to know more www.officialtechsupport.com/how-to-add-music-ipod-without-deleting-old-one

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KateScott1 year ago

To transfer music from iPod to computer without data losing, you can make it with the help of a third-party program. And I think iPhone Transfer, which is a good transferring tool to transfer files from iTunes/computer, will be a good choice for you. By the way, iTunes is another option for you too.

Read more:

https://www.recovery-android.com/ipod-to-computer/...

yeocomet1 year ago

The music is hidden on your computer when using iTunes on Windows. You need to find that folder and copy the music and paste to the new computer. Instead, you can directly transfer iPod music to new computer with the help of special software.

Tutorial: How to transfer iPhone music to Mac

mayinjune1 year ago

Avoid to hook the two together, you would like to use other transfer tool to manage your music on your computer and your iPod. You can try the FonePaw iOS Transfer which can transfer music from iPod to PC or iTunes. If you really don't like the iPod to connect to your PC, you can use it to do that.

Also you can see the tutorial about how to transfer music from iPod to PC.

mayinjune1 year ago

Avoid to hook the two together, you would like to use other transfer tool to manage your music on your computer and your iPod. You can try the FonePaw iOS Transfer which can transfer music from iPod to PC or iTunes. If you really don't like the iPod to connect to your PC, you can use it to do that.
Also you can see the tutorial about how to transfer music from iPod to PC.

Iassdft1 year ago

How to transfer music from iPod to computer? You can use iTunes to do it .Confirm that your iPod is configured to enable disk use. With Enable Disk Use this function, you can easily transfer music from iPod to computer. See following guidance:

1.Install iTunes on your computer .

2.Connect your iPod to computer via USB cable and launch iTunes

3.Find "Options" and check "Enable Disk Use".

4.Open "My Computer", and double click "My iPod" to open it.

5. Click "Tools" in the toolbar. And then click "Folders > View" and tick "Show hidden folders and files".

6.Open "My iPod > iPod_Control" and then you will see all the iPod music in that folder. Select the music ,transfer and copy music to computer.

MorganA62 years ago

Hey, simply try this phone music manager, which facilitates you to transfer music from idevices to PC without iTunes.

http://www.apowersoft.com/phone-manager

Megsy12 years ago

You can transfer your iTunes store purchases directly from
your iPod as detailed here

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2519

For the rest of your music, such as songs you ripped from
CDs, you will need to use third party software such as TouchCopy.

http://www.wideanglesoftware.com/touchcopy/

I had it recommended to me on Apple support communities
here, worth checking this article out...

https://discussions.apple.com/docs/DOC-3141

BenLuka2 years ago

If you are looking for the tool on How to Transfer Music from iPod to Computer. I think you should definitely try iPod Transfer.

Lorraine223 years ago

To move music from computer to iPod is much eaiser once
having the aid of iTunes, but if you want to transfer it from computer to iPod,
I can't figure out an easier way than using a software. Here I strongly recommend
the iPubsoft iPad iPhone iPod to
Computer Transfer
.

How to transfer music from
ipod to computer
?

Lorraine223 years ago

To move music from computer to iPod is much eaiser once
having the aid of iTunes, but if you want to transfer it from computer to iPod,
I can't figure out an easier way than using a software. Here I strongly recommend
the iPubsoft iPad iPhone iPod to
Computer Transfer
.

How to transfer music from
ipod to computer
?

Lorraine223 years ago

To move music from computer to iPod is much eaiser once
having the aid of iTunes, but if you want to transfer it from computer to iPod,
I can't figure out an easier way than using a software. Here I strongly recommend
the iPubsoft iPad iPhone iPod to
Computer Transfer
.

How to transfer music from
ipod to computer
?

Lorraine223 years ago

To move music from computer to iPod is much eaiser once
having the aid of iTunes, but if you want to transfer it from computer to iPod,
I can't figure out an easier way than using a software. Here I strongly recommend
the iPubsoft iPad iPhone iPod to
Computer Transfer
.

How to transfer music from
ipod to computer
?

Leo19874 years ago
susiewell4 years ago
1. Connect the iPod to your PC. If iTunes starts syncing (ie erasing) your music automatically, hit the X in the upper right hand corner of iTunes display, to the left of the search box, to stop it.
2. In Control Panel, Portable Media Devices, double-click your iPod.
3. In the Tools menu -> Options, in the View Tab, check "Show hidden files and folders."
4. Navigate to the Music folder. On my 2nd gen 'pod, the full path is
Portable Media Devices\GINA'S IPOD (F:)\iPod_Control\Music
5. Select all the music folders, and drag and drop them into a folder on your hard drive, or directly into iTunes
More information: Transfer music from iPod to PC
Luna017 years ago

1. Plug your iPod in and wait for the computer to recognize it.

2. Open up 'My Computer' and under 'Devices With Removable Storage', double click and open apple iPod.

3. Click on 'Tools' at the top of the window and drag down to 'Folder Options'.

4. Under the 'View' tab, find the subfolder called 'Hidden files and folders'.

5. Select the option 'Show hidden files and folders'.

6. Click 'OK'.

7. Double click on the newly shown 'iPod_Control' folder and open up the folder called 'Music'. These folders are named randomly and your music is impossible to find individually.

8. Select all the folders and copy them to a new folder on your hard drive. You are now done with your iPod. Eject it if you wish.

9. Open up iTunes. In the new folder you created, open up each individual folder labeled 'F##' select all the music files in the folder and drag them into your library in iTunes. iTunes will already have the tags stored for these songs so renaming them should not be an issue.

10. Alternatively, Press F3 to enter search, and enter "*.mp3" (no quotes) to find all the MP3 files at once, then press CTRL+A to select all the found files then copy them to a folder on your computer. This way all the music files are in the same folder which makes it far more simple to import them into iTunes. (If any of your files are in MPEG4 format, you can search for "*.m*" to generate a list of all your songs.) (see Warning below)

Tips

* You can't drag a whole folder into iTunes. It will not recognize the file tags and you will not know which song is which.
* The detailed folder view in Windows XP will read the tags off of the mp3s and display the proper Artist, Title, and Album information. The columns should show up by default, but can be added if they do not. This may work for other versions of Windows (someone please verify).
* FYI: One more thing to note, If you have bought songs from itunes and the computer you are storing the songs on is not the computer you have purchased the songs from they will be copied but may not be played because of AAC format. This format is protected and may not be played on and other computer unless purchasing a licence which is the same price as the song in the first place

Warnings

If you follow the step #10, to copy all the songs at once, you may run into trouble if multiple songs in different 'F##' folders have been given the
same random name. For example, you may have several different songs given the same name '01Track01.m4a'. When you try to copy them all to the same
new folder on your computer, you will either not get all the songs from your iPod, or you will have to manually copy over all the duplicate named
ones into separate folders, which is very time-consuming. It may turn out to be faster to use the first method above (copying each F## folder to
iTunes separately).

chepech8 years ago
Im doing this by memory so some of the exact names of the menu may not be accurate but the general idea will get you there.


Try using WINAMP (v 5.x or higher):

1.- Install Winamp

2.- Connect your Ipod and close ITunes if it comes up.

3.- Once installed, Right click it and select Music Library.
There is a PORTABLES section in the left menu on the Music Library where you should see your Ipod, Expand It and select Audio/Music option

4.-In the right side of the screen you should see all you music. Just Select all and right click it and the select Move To > Local Drive.

5.- You can find all the music you selected in "My Documents/My Music" Folder (Windows only)
also your welcome and jeff thats the easy way

Here's a way to quickly get files off a PC iPod without any extra software.

  1. Plug your iPod or iPhone into your computer.
  2. From the Desktop, go to My Computer and find the iPod (usually designated by a drive letter. i e. E: or F:)
  3. Open the damn thing.
  4. Go to Tools > Folder Options > View (the tab) > scroll to Show Hidden Files and Folders and click it.
  5. Click OK
  6. Go back to your iPod folder/drive, there you will find a new folder called iPod_Control
  7. Open it.
  8. The Music folder in it will have a bunch of folders named F00, F01 and so on. THEY HAVE YOUR MP3s AND VIDEOS. Look through the folders to find your stuff.
  9. You can also use the Search utility in Windows and search for a particular audio file on your iPod. Just make sure you specify to search in Hidden Files or Folders. There, a solution that requires no extra software, just a few extra brain cells.


Read more: http://www.methodshop.com/gadgets/ipodsupport/copyoff/index.shtml#ixzz0WNnBkpJP
jeff-o8 years ago
Before hooking up the iPod, make sure you have iTunes set to "manually manage music." This will prevent it from automatically loading new stuff, and deleting what's already there. To copy the music from your iPod to the computer you'll need a special program. There are probably dozens of them out there, do a search at download.com and get the highest-rated one.