Transfer music files from ipod to pc
People want to know how to copy media/Music files from their iPod to their computer. There are Lots of Third Party Software Available, but here is an alternative that is only for the Windows users.
1). Be sure Hidden Files and Folders are visible on your computer
- Open My Computer
- Tools>Folder Options
- Switch to the View Tab
- Be sure that Show Hidden Files and Folders is selected
2). Connect Your iPod to the computer
3). Goto My Computer and open the iPod Disk Directory (F:, G:, etc.)
4). Open iPod_Control
5). Copy the entire Music folder to your desktop
NOTE: This may take up to 2 hours or more depending on the number of files
6). Eject iPod
7). Right Click On the Music folder on desktop
- uncheck "Hidden"
- Apply to all subfolders and files
8). Open iTunes
9). Goto iTunes Preferences
10). Change your iTunes Library to the Music Folder on your Desktop by going to preferences > advanced > then click the change button on the general tab
11). Add the folder to your "new" Library
12). Check "Keep iTunes Library Folder Organized
13). Click OK.
14). Close and restart iTunes.
15). Switch your iTunes Library back to what it was before
16). Delete The Contents of the Library, being sure NOT to move files to Recycle Bin
17). Close iTunes.
The Music Folder on your desktop now contains an organized directory of all music on your iPod!! I hope this tutorial helps out for those who wanted to know!