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After reading this article, you will know how to transfer music from iPod to computer in Windows 10, be it with or without iTunes, for free. You can also apply the tips to transfer music from iPhone or iPad to computer.
An iPod, generally the iPod Touch, is still the choice of many users as a music player or the choice of many parents for their kids to enjoy music since it's less connected than an iPhone. Like an iPhone may get occupied by photos, an iPod may get full storage due to a large music library. That's when you need to transfer music from iPhone to computer.
Unlike transferring music from computer to iPod, it's comparatively more complex to transfer music from iPod back to a computer, be it running Windows 10 or earlier versions. Yes, you can transfer songs from iPod to computer with iTunes. But many users think of using iTunes as a workable method but not the best one, which is true. Given that, here I will show you how to transfer music from iPod to computer in Windows 10, either with or without iTunes, for free. Try one of the two methods to get all your iPod songs to computer within minutes.
With the help of the professional iOS data transfer software, you can transfer music from iPod, iPad, or iPhone to a computer running Windows 10, 8, or 7 easily without iTunes.
EaseUS MobiMover is a versatile iOS data transfer software tool that will help when you need to transfer data between an iOS device and a computer or between two iOS devices. In addition to iPod music transfer, it also works to:
Copy Data Between iDevice and Computer:
In addition to transferring music from your iPod to your computer, you can also transfer files from computer to your iPod using EaseUS MobiMover.
Transfer Files between iOS Devices:
Sharing content between your iOS devices is not an easy task using iTunes. If both iDevices are running iOS 8 or later, you can directly share content with this tool.
Manage iDevice Files:
Organize/edit/delete the files on your iPod, iPad, or iPhone. Add new files from your computer and view all of your iDevice data more intuitively.
Download Online Videos:
Enjoy your favorite videos offline. Download high-definition videos from YouTube, Vimeo, Dailymotion, and more to your iDevice or computer.
Having taken a glimpse of the main features of MobiMover, now it's time for you to learn how to copy music from your iPod to the computer in Windows 10/8/7.
Step#1. Download and install EaseUS MobiMover on your computer, be it a PC, Mac, or laptop.
Step#2. Connect your iPod to the computer and launch EaseUS MobiMover.
Step#3. Click "Phone to PC" if you want to transfer all music from iPod to the Windows 10 computer. If you want to transfer songs selectively, go to "Content Management" > "Audio" > "Music".
Step#4. Select the music you'd like to copy to PC and click the "Transfer to PC" button.
Step#5. Wait for the transfer process to finish and check the songs from the computer.
The steps above are the simplified version. If you prefer detailed instructions, here is how to transfer music from iPod to computer without iTunes in detail:
Step 1. Connect your iPod to your computer running Windows 10/8/7. Run EaseUS MobiMover, and click "Audio" > "Music".
Step 2. Click "Settings" in the upper left corner to customize the path to save exported music on your computer. If you don't make a change, MobiMover will store exported files on your desktop.
Step 3. Choose the music you want to move and click the "Transfer to PC" button to start the transfer process instantly. When the transfer completes, check the files at the destination.
As mentioned, you can also transfer music from iPod to iTunes in Windows 10. By doing so, you can transfer music from iPod to computer for free. However, compared with "transfer", using iTunes is more like "syncing" data between your iPod and computer. That means you can access your whole music library on all of your devices, including iPod,iPad,iPhone, Mac, and Windows PC. To do so, you need a network connection and to set up your devices correctly.
To transfer music from iPod to computer in Windows 10 with iTunes, you need to subscribe to Apple Music. If you have subscribed to Apple Music, you can sync your music library and music downloaded from Apple Music between your iPod and computer by turning on "Sync Library":
Step#1. Download the latest version of iOS on your iPod Touch and make sure you have the latest version of iTunes on your Windows 10 PC.
Step#2. Make sure you have signed in to your iPod Touch and Windows 10 computer (iTunes) with the same Apple ID.
Step#3. On your iPod Touch or other idevices, go to "Settings" > "Music" and turn on "Sync Music".
Step#4. On Windows 10, open iTunes and go to "Edit" > "Preferences" from the menu bar. Click the "General" tab and turn on "iCloud Music Library".
Step#5. Wait for iCloud to upload and sync your music library between your iPod and computer. When it has done, you can access the songs from your iPod on your Windows 10 PC.
Although both of the two methods will help you copy music from iPod to computer, the former one is free and the latter is a paid solution. If you attempt to transfer music from iPod to Windows 10 for free without syncing, try EaseUS MobiMover. If you prefer to sync music from iPod to computer wirelessly, using Apple Music instead.
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