Transfer songs from iPod, iPod touch to iPad with Mac
Just received a new iPad as a gift and can't wait to transfer music from your old iPod to iPad for enjoyment? It's quite easy if the iPod songs have been included in your iTunes library to transfer to your iPad. But if these songs are only stored on your iPod, then you need back up these iPod songs to the iTunes first, before you transfer to iPad. This article here would show you how to do so in details. It includes two parts:
- How to transfer iPod music to iPad with Mac
- Sync iPod music with iPad
How to transfer music from iPod to iPad with Mac
FreeSync is a free and easy-to-use program that can help you transfer your songs from iPod to Mac, saving you hassle of changing the settings on your Mac. You can easily transfer iPod songs to iPad or iPad 3G with a few clicks with the smart Mac app. The impressive two side-by-side iTunes-like main interface displays the media content on your iDevices and iTunes, making it easy for you to select the media you need to transfer. Install the app and follow the steps to transfer iPod music to Mac (Mac OS X Lion included).
Launch FreeSync and then connect iPod and iPad to Mac
Click "Music" playlist and then drag your iPod files to Mac iTunes. The highlight is that you can transfer the whole music playlist to Mac without setbacks by dragging.
Tip: This smart app automatically filters the duplicate contents and hides them. If you find that some files on your iPod or on your Mac missing, you can uncheck "hide duplicate contents on both sides" on the down left corner of the interface. Detailed information in the Guide of FreeSync for Mac.
Sync iPod music to iPad on Mac OS X
Transferring music from iPod to iPad on Mac is now a breeze with FreeSync.
- Choose "Music" playlist and then drag your iPod music to Mac iTunes library on the right part of the main interface. If you want to transfer the whole music playlist to Mac without setbacks, you also can get it by dragging. Detailed information in the user guide of FreeSync.
- Select iPad on top left corner of the Mac app and then drag your local iTunes files just synced from your iPod to iPad.
Nice app, easy try and great task. Backup iPod music to iPad is so easy. Once if you were accidently delete music on your local iTunes, you can use the same way to backup iPod music to Mac. . Have a nice media experience!
What's more, if you have some songs which are not compatible with iTunes and you want to add them to iTunes or play them on iDevices, you can seek help from the paid version of FreeSync, namely SyncPod for Mac. During the process of transferring files to iTunes, it could convert the incompatibe files to iTunes compatibe format. Transferring DVD content to iTunes is available on SyncPod as well.