Already for some time now that the iPod has become your best travel companion as well as the custodian of all your favorite music tracks. Currently, you can therefore tell you more than satisfied: you’ve never encountered problems in Apple’s home of the famous media player serve you and the features offered by the same are to your liking. However if you now find yourself here, reading this guide, it is most likely because you have accidentally deleted one or more songs that were saved on your computer, thinking of you remembered that the songs of your interest are also stored on your iPod and now you We would like to understand if there is a way to transfer these songs from one device to another. If that is indeed in this way you know that this time you can count on me: I can indeed and I like to do to be able to transfer from PC to iPod music.
Before you can be alarmed, however, I want to specify from the outset that what you need to make are fairly simple tasks to perform, even for the less “tight” in computer science and new technologies, I assure you. Also, depending of what are your needs and preferences display you will then transfer from PC to iPod music or acting directly on the reader and by means of the features of iTunes and Windows or resorting to the use of some programs designed specifically for the purpose in question. Whereas the result is about the same, the choice is therefore only and only to you.
Clarified that, if you’re so interested in finding out all that you can do to be able to transfer from PC to iPod music I suggest you take a few minutes of free time, to put you comfortable well before the your computer and focus carefully on reading subsequent lines. Ready? Yes? Great, then we go!
iTunes and Windows Explorer / File Explorer
A first system to transfer from PC to iPod music is to resort to using Windows Explorer or File Explorer (the name varies depending on the version of Window you are using) and iTunes . To transfer music from iPod to PC as well as I have just indicated to you to begin with start iTunes on your computer by clicking on its icon and wait for the software window is visible on the screen after you connect your iPod to your computer using the appropriate cable to the annexed sales package of the same and wait while the device is detected by the Apple software.
Presses now present on the iPod icon in the top left of the window, then make sure that the left sidebar is selected, then the Summary and made sure that the right part of the window is spitting voice Enable disk use under the heading Options
Now, click on the icon in Windows Explorer or File Explorer that are placed on the taskbar (it’s a yellow folder), locate your iPod from the left sidebar where all the devices connected to the computer are listed and click on it then enables the display of hidden files on your PC. If you do not know how to enable viewing of hidden files on your computer you can follow the signs that I have given you in my guide on how to view hidden files .
Now open the folder named iPod_Control and select the folder Music present inside. Then copy the folder in question on your computer’s desktop.
Later you can then carry out the procedure by which to transfer music from iPod to PC by logging back to iTunes and providing to import the previously saved folder on the desktop by clicking on File this in the top left and choosing the entry Add to Library annexed to the menu that is shown to you. For more details on how to import music into iTunes you can stick to the steps outlined in my guide on how to add songs to iTunes .
If you prefer to use special programs to transfer from PC to iPod music I suggest you resort to the use of YamiPod . It is a free software that can be used without having to make any kind of installation and available not only for Windows operating systems but also for OS X and Linux that allows you to manage Apple’s media player without iTunes and, among other things, to transfer from PC to iPod music.
If that interests you the first step you need to take is to click here so that we can immediately connect to the main Web page of the program. Then click on the item downloads this up, scroll down the Web page that is displayed to you and pressing on YamiPod for Windows placed under the heading Binaries .
Then choose to save the program on your computer and wait until the download of the same is started and completed. Afterwards click on the right mouse button on file compressed just obtained, select the entry Extract all … from the menu that you are shown and then click Extract.
At this point, make sure iTunes is not running then start YamiPod by double clicking on the attached file to the program window that went to open on the desktop and if you have not already done so unplug your iPod to your computer using the appropriate cable that it was provided with the package of purchase of the device. Subsequently, in case you should come open a window that warns you of potential interference with iTunes, click on Yes.
Now, in order to transfer music from iPod to PC, click the name of the artist you are interested in acting through the column Artist or presses on the name of an annex to the column album Album . If you want to see all of the iPod’s songs select the item All in Artist or Album. Continue going to select the songs you want to transfer to your computer in the box below, then click on the songs with the right mouse button and select the item Copy song to….
Through the window at this point it shows you See to specify the file name that will be saved on your computer. Also, if you save the songs in the format Artist name – Song title, select Artist – Title from the drop down menu located next to the entry filename . Through in this drop-down menu next to the entry Destination path you can instead specify how to be organized files. Subsequently See to specify the location where you wish to save the file to your computer by clicking the Destination and choosing the folder of interest.
Once completed the procedure by which to transfer from PC to iPod music find songs directly chosen in the previously selected folder.
The program to transfer music from iPod to PC that I proposed in the previous lines has not been able to meet your needs? No? Well, then try to take a look atiPod PC . It is commercial software for a trial period of seven days free to use Windows operating systems that allows you to easily and effectively manage your Apple player directly from your computer and allows you to seamlessly transfer songs stored on the same directly on its multimedia station.
To transfer music from PC to iPod with iPod PC the first thing you need to do is to perform the download of the software. To do so click here so that we can immediately connect to the main Web page of the same. Then click on the button Free Download and wait while downloading the software installation file is started and completed on your computer.
Afterwards click on the file obtained, pressing on You , and then click the Next .Then affix a check mark next to I accept the agreement and then click Next four times in a row. Finally click on the first Install and then on the button Finish
Now make sure iTunes is not running then start PC iPod by double-clicking its icon that has been added to your desktop and wait for the software window is visible on the screen and then click on the first You and then on the button Register Later .If you have not already done so also disconnect your iPod to your computer using the appropriate cable that I was provided with the package of purchase of the device.
Then click on the button over the item iPod to Computer, then select the song or songs you wish to transfer to your computer and finally click on the buttonTransfer to Computer, which is placed at the bottom right. If on your iPod are not only songs but also other content multiemdiali and you can not find the songs of your interest before you begin the transfer, you can select the tab Music onlyfrom the left side bar in order to display only and exclusively the music.
Carried out these steps the procedure whereby transfer music from iPod to PC will start and by default the selected songs will be saved on the desktop. If you intend to change the position in which they are saved songs transferred from the iPod to the computer you just act on the iPod settings to Computer