How to Transfer Music from iPod Classic to Computer

My MacBook died. I want to transfer my music on my Ipod Classic, which is synced to the old MacBook, to my new MacBook Pro. New Macbook Pro says content on Ipod will be lost when syncing with it.

iPod Classic is a product of apple and enables you to listen to music by connecting an earphone. It comes in different models according to the storage and function. There are different storage sizes available in iPod Classic so you can store music according to your requirement. When storage of iPod Classic is not enough that time if you don’t want to lose your iPod music files then you need to transfer music from iPod Classic to your computer or mac to save them. Without transferring music from iPod Classic to pc you can’t add more songs to iPod. We are going to tell you different available ways to transfer your iPod music to computer through this guide.

How to Transfer Music from iPod Classic to Computer

Part 1. Best Way to Transfer Music from iPod Classic to Computer

dr.fone - Transfer (iOS) is software for mobile devices to transfer music from iPod Classic to computer easily in few clicks. You can transfer music form iPod Classic to computer and to other devices as well by using dr.fone - Transfer (iOS). dr.fone - Transfer (iOS) supports all ios devices and android devices as well. So if you have any music file on your iPod Classic then you can directly transfer it to iTunes or idevices. This iPod Transfer tool enables you to manage iPod Classic library easily so you can delete or add new songs or transfer them to any other device.

The dr.fone - Transfer (iOS) could also help you transfer music from iPod Shuffle, iPod Nano and iPod Touch to computer.

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How to transfer music from iPod Classic to computer

Step 1 You need to download dr.fone - Transfer (iOS) and install it. After installing, launch it you will see you see interface like the below screenshot asking you to connect your iPod Classic.

How to transfer music from ipod classic to computer-launch program

Step 2 Now connect your iPod Classic with computer using its USB cable. dr.fone - Transfer (iOS) will detect and show your iPod in front of you like the below picture. You can see free space available on your iPod here¡£

How to transfer music from ipod classic to computer-connect iPod Classic

Step 3 Now, to transfer music from iPod Classic to computer, click on "Music" tab on the top. dr.fone - Transfer (iOS) will load your music library now. After loading music files, select music which you want to transfer to computer. Click on "Export to" option above music section. Click on “Export to PC”.

How to sync music from ipod classic to computer-Export to PC

Step 4 Once you have clicked on "Export to PC", a popup will open and ask you destination folder. Choose the folder where you want to transfer music from iPod Classic to computer. Click on "Ok’ to finish the process. dr.fone - Transfer (iOS) will automatically transfer all music files to computer.

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Part 2. Transfer Music from iPod Classic to PC with iTunes

While using iPod you can transfer music form iPod Classic to computer using iTunes as wells. Apple allows users to see their iPod class as removable drive but only for iPod. If you are an iPhone or iPad user then you can’t see your iPhone or iPad files as removable drive. You need to use iTunes to see the files and edit or delete them. For iPod users it is possible.

Disadvantage

Using iTunes to transfer music from iPod Classic to computer is also a good way for iPod Classic users but there are some problems which you will face while transferring music to computer. First of all, you must be a little bit technical person to use this method because you need to do some changes in our iTunes software. Second thing is that data transferred with this way is not perfect because you can’t transfer music properly it takes a lot of time and transfer music without id3 information.

How to transfer music from iPod Classic to computer using iTunes

Step 1 To transfer music from iPod Classic to computer using iTunes, you need to connect your iPod with computer and launch iTunes. After launching iTunes click on your device and go to Summary page. On summary page scroll down your cursor and check Enable disk Usage option. Without doing it you can’t see your iPod in my computer.

How to transfer music from ipod classic to computer-launch iTunes

Step 2 Now go to your my computer. You will be able to see your iPod now.

How to transfer music from ipod classic to computer-iPod in your computer

Step 3 You have to show hidden files now to see files available in iPod. Click on "View" tab in my computer on the top and Check option Hidden items.

How to transfer music from ipod classic to computer-Hidden items

Step 4 Double click on your iPod in my computer now and go to iPod control > Music. Here your all music files are available. There are so many folder you need to find out in which folder your music is available. Copy all the files which you want to transfer music from iPod Classic to computer. Now you can paste music to any folder of your computer.

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Part 3. Which is a better way to sync iPod Music to PC

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Above are two ways to transfer music from iPod Classic to computer, one is from other third party software which dr.fone - Transfer (iOS) and the second one is supported by apple officially. By using both way we can say that dr.fone - Transfer (iOS) can easily transfer iPod Classic music to computer because it transfers your music with complete information such as name of the music file, album cover of music file and complete id3 information of the song. But if you use iTunes to transfer music to computer then you can’t see your music files name and it can’t complete id3 information automatically.

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