How to Copy MP3 from iPod to PC/Mac

Elva updated on 2022-06-13 09:59:27

Do you have an old iPod lying in your drawer with your favorite songs and you have changed your computer? If you have purchased the songs from iTunes, they will be automatically downloaded from the iTunes on your computer. However, if you have not purchased songs from the iTunes, you will not be able to transfer the songs from your iPod to computer. This is because Apple only allows copying songs from computer to the IPod and there is no way in the iTunes to transfer the songs back from the iPod to your computer. This is where third party software jumps in, yes, using a third party software, you will be able to transfer the MP3 songs from your iPod to your computer. Most of these software either contains the malwares or the Ads which are very annoying and some will not be able to do the promised task. On the other hand, dr.fone is a perfect software to transfer the MP3 songs from your iPod to computer.

What You Will Need:

A Computer (PC or Mac both do);
iPod and its USB cable

Time Required:

Very Fast (depending on how many MP3 songs you're transferring)




dr.fone -1 Click to Transfer MP3 from iPod to Computer

dr.fone is available for most popular operating systems such as Windows and Mac. So, you will not have to worry about the system compatibility of this software. The interface of the software is designed in such a perfect way that even a person without the tech knowledge can easily use. You can either transfer all the MP3 songs and Playlists with just one click or can transfer the selected songs from your iPod to your computer. MP3 songs from your iPod can be either transferred to a folder on your computer or you can directly export them to the iTunes library. Moreover, one amazing feature in dr.fone will let you transfer the songs from your IPod to another iPhone, iPod Touch or an iPad. You can also transfer the songs from your computer to your iPod without removing the already present songs on your iPod. In other words, dr.fone is a complete media manager for your iPod to manage any kind of MP3 songs on it. If you want to make a playlist for your iPod, you can do that using the same software. Here’s the step by step tutorial to transfer Mp3 songs from your iPod to computer.

Step by Step guide for 1 click to copy all mp3 songs from iPod to computer/iTunes library

One of the distinguished and best feature in dr.fone is the one click option to transfer all kind of music present on your iPod to your computer. Unlike most of the other software, it will also transfer all the Podcasts and Playlists to a folder or iTunes on your computer. Here’s how it works.

Step 1. The very step to proceed is downloading and installation of the dr.fone on your computer. After downloading, launch it and connect your iPod with the computer. It may take a few seconds to detect all the data on your iPod. Once the scanning is completed, it will show the iPod on the main screen.

Step 2. Now, click on the "Music" tap on the top of the main window. You can see all the music from your iPod will be displayed. Check the "Name" box to select all of the music on your iPod, then click "Export" >> "Export to (name of your Mac/computer/devices)" to backup your music on your computer/device.

That’s it! You have successfully transfer all the MP3 Songs from your iPod to the computer. However, for all those users who want to transfer only the selected song, you can use the following steps to complete the process.

Step-by-step guide to transfer selected mp3 songs from iPod to computer/iTunes library

Step 1. The first two steps are similar to the above mentioned process which are installing the Tunes on your computer and connecting to your iPod. Once the dr.fone has successfully detected your iPod, Click on the the corresponding tab on the top menus of the dr.fone.

Step 2. The next screen will show all the music present on your iPod, select the files that you want to transfer from your iPod to computer and click on the Export button. You can also use the right click on the files you select to reveal the export options. You can either select Export to Computer or Export to iTunes.

For those who want to transfer the MP3 songs to a folder, they will also have to locate the destination folder for your songs. After doing that, Click on OK and dr.fone will start the transfer process which may take some time depending upon the size of MP3 songs.

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