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How to Transfer iPod Music to Computer without iTunes Easily

By Iris Holmes

January 15, 2019

"My iPod is running out of space. I want to transfer some of the iPod music to my computer. Can anyone tell me the way to transfer iPod music to my computer without iTunes?"


When it comes to transferring music from iPod to computer, the common way to make it is with iTunes. However, due to the complicated operation with iTunes, it is hard for iPod users to transfer iPod music to computer easily. And today, we are going to share with you a professional tool to transfer iPod music to computer without iTunes, that is using TuneFab WeTrans. Read and get your iPod music syncing to the computer.


Tutorial: How to Transfer iPod Music to Computer without iTunes Easily

Briefly Introduction of TuneFab iPod Music Transfer:

TuneFab WeTrans is a powerful TuneFab iPod Music Transfer which can transfer the music, videos and more from iPod to computer without using iTunes. TuneFab WeTrans can sync the personal data from iOS devices to your computer, like photos, contacts and messages, etc. with the super fast conversion speed. What's more, you can use this program as a ringtone maker and HEIC photos converter. 


Video Introduction of TuneFab WeTrans:


Step By Step Tutorial of Transferring iPod Music to Computer

Step 1. Download the TuneFab WeTrans

Click to the button above to download the TuneFab WeTrans. When the whole downloading is finished, click to "W" icon to run the TuneFab WeTrans to get the whole app installed and running on your computer. When running the TuneFab WeTrans, you can see the following interface.

Main Interface of TuneFab WeTrans


Step 2. Connect the iPod to the Computer and TuneFab WeTrans with USB Cable

Now, take out your USB cable and then plug into your iPod, then a windows will pop up on the iPod to confirm the connection. Make sure to unlock the iPod and type the "Trust" on iPod. Then you can see the user interface with your iPod information below.

Trust iOS Devices


Note: Currently this software is not compatible with iPod nano, iPod classic and iPod shuffle. But those who have an iPod touch can easily to transfer music from iPod to the computer with TuneFab WeTrans.


Step 3. Select Music from iPod for Get Ready to Transfer

When succeed in connecting iPod to computer, now you start transferring iPod music to computer.


Start with 3 clicks to transfer music from iPod to computer: Click to "Music" to load the music library of your iPod > Select the music playlist that you want to transfer to computer > Click to the "Computer-shaped" button to get ready to transfer music from iPod to the computer.

Transfer iPod Music to PC


Step 4. [Optional] Edit Music Info Before Transfer

Happened to find that some music information is not correct? Then you can go on this step to do it yourself to edit the music info before transfer.


Easy to get it done with 3 steps that you can edit your music info: Click to "Pencil-shaped" button to enter the music info page > Edit music info by your own > When all the editing are finished, click to "Apply Changes".

Edit Music Info


Step 5. Transfer Music from iPod to Computer

After all the selecting and editing are finished, you can just click to the "computer-shaped" transfer button and then you can enjoy Music from iPod to computer and also sync the music from iPod to computer.

Export Music to Computer


Tips: Frequently Asked Questions of iPod Music Transfer without iTunes

Q1 My devices is iPod classic/iPod Nano/iPod shuffle, how can I transfer music from iPod to computer?

A: Yes, users with iPod classic/iPod Nano/iPod shuffle can transfer music from iPod to computer without iTunes. The operation paths are following:

Connect iPod to computer with USB cable > Turn on your iPod in the manner of USB cable > Click to the View from the Menu > Click to "Options" > "View" > Show hidden files, folders, or drives > Then you can catch sight of the music storing on your iPod > Copy the music and then paste onto the folder which you have created on computer.


With this simple way, you can enjoy music from iPod but now in computer at any time anywhere.

Show Hidden Files


Q2 I found out the music is in the DRM protected by Apple, how can I make it playable when transferring music to computer?

A: Apple Music are in DRM protected which get rid of songs being privated. However, there is still way to make the transfered music playable with using some Apple Music Converter. Here we would like to share the professional Apple Music Converter with the all the iOS users, that is TuneFab Apple Music Converter.


TuneFab Apple Music Converter is not only an Apple Music Downloader but also an Apple Music Ripper for converting and downloading Apple Music from the DRM-ed files to non-DRM music files formats, like MP3, FLAC, M4A and etc. In addition, iOS users can use TuneFab Apple Music Converter to reset the bitrate, sample rate and more with the original metadata kept in the superfast conversion speed, 1X to 16X. What's more, iOS users can convert Apple Music and transfer it to whatever devices to enjoy freely.


Q3 Can I also transfer music from iPhone to computer?

A: Yes, TuneFab WeTrans allows iOS users to transfer data from iOS devices to computer and vice verse. The available iOS devices is following:

For iPhone: iPhone XS Max, iPhone XS, iPhone XR, iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 7, and more.

For iPad: iPad Pro, iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad 4, iPad Air and etc.

For iPod: iPod touch 5, iPod touch 4



Now, you can transfer iPod music to computer without iTunes and enjoy iPod music stored on your computer with TuneFab WeTrans. If you have any problem of transferring music from or to iOS devices, please let us know. And if it is helpful for your friends, please share it with your friends.


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