iPod is great digital music players for carrying and enjoying music on the go no matter which version of iPod you have, iPod shuffle, iPod nano, iPod classic or iPod touch. To transfer music to iPod from Mac computer, iTunes shall be used. However, the transfer can only be unidirectional which means you cannot copy music from iPod to iTunes or export music from iPod to Mac with iTunes. When coming to OS X Yosemite without an iTunes backup, are there solutions to transfer, copy, download and export music from iPod to Mac Yosemite other than let the new iTunes sync and erase all the music on iPod?
Don’t worry. This guide introduces an easy guide on how to transfer music from iPod to Mac Yosemite, or transfer music from iPod to iTunes in OS X 10.10 Yosemite. Follow the step-by-step guide you can easily get back your music by export and download music from iPod to OS X Yosemite, or copy music from iPod to iTunes in OS X 10.10 Yosemite. The guide also helps if want to backup music from iPod to Mac Yosemite or backup music to iTunes from iPod in OS X Yosemite 10.10
How to Copy/Export/Download/Transfer Music from iPod to Mac/iTunes in OS X 10.10 Yosemite
PrePare: Download iPod Transfer for Mac Yosemite
Download iPod Transfer for Yosemite – Wondershare TunesGo for Mac. Install and launch it.
Wondershare TunesGo for Mac is the best iPod transfer, iPod ripper and iPod manager for Yosemite 10.10. The iPod music transfer for OS X Yosemite can not only transfer music from Mac to iPod, but also helps to transfer music from iPod to Mac Yosemite, backup and copy music from iPod to iTunes in Yosemite. The iPod ripper for Yosemite supports download music from iPod to Mac/iTunes with ratings, play counts & skips or backup videos, photos, voice memos, Podcasts and more. The iPod ripper for Yosemite supports all Apple idevice including iPad, iPad air, iPad mini, iPhone, iPod touch, iPod touch 5, iPod touch 4, and all versions of iPod.
Step 1: Connect iPod to your Mac computer
Connect your iPod to Mac via USB cable. All info of your iPod will be listed, including iPod device info, iPod data info such as music, playlist, video, photos, etc.
Step 2: Export iPod music to Mac Yosemite or iTunes in Yosemite
In the left column, click on the “Media” tab. In the media management windows on the right side, click on “Music” tab. All the songs on your iPod are listed. Check the songs you want to transfer and click on the blue little triangle under “Export to” button and choose where you want to export iPod music to. To transfer iPod music to Mac Yosemite, choose “Export to Mac” option. To copy music from iPod to iTunes in Yosemite, click “Export To iTunes” option.
With the help of iPod transfer for Yosemite, you can recover your music from iPod if you lost your iTunes music library updating to Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite. And you can always copy your iPod to Mac/iTunes in Yosemite for backup. The iPod transfer for Yosemite also enables you to transfer music from Mac to iPod directly without iTunes.