There are two types of music files available on your iPod purchased and non-purchased. Purchased music is that which you buy from iTunes store and non purchased music are those music files which you add to iPod from different sources such as downloading from internet or receiving from your friends. Non purchased music files are very important because you can’t get these files back once you lost them. Purchased music file you can easily download from iTunes store again. So the matter is that how to transfer non purchased music files on your iPod to computer. To solve out this question we are going to tell you different ways that how to transfer non purchased music from iPod to computer easily without losing any file.
The best available way to transfer non purchased music from iPod to computer easily and quickly without losing anything from your iPod is Wondershare TunesGo. This software enables you to transfer music from iPod to computer in few steps only. Not only non purchased music even it enables you to transfer purchased music files from iPod to computer as well. So there is no need to worry about music. This software enables you to transfer non purchased music from iPod, iPhone and iPad to computer as well because it supports all ios devices.
Step 1 To start to process of transfer non purchased music from iPod to computer, you need to download TunesGo for windows or mac and install it on your computer. Launch it now you will see primary window of TunesGo after launching.
Step 2 Connect iPod using it’s cable with computer to detect iPod in TunesGo interface. Once connected you can see your iPod in TunesGo home window after few seconds only.
Step 3 Click on Music now TunesGo will load music files, then you need to select the music which you need to backup. After selecting to music files click on Export to button on the top bar and Select Export to computer option.
Step 4 Now you have to select the location where you want to transfer. After selecting location to backup click on Ok button. Now TunesGo will copy music to computer from iPod in some time depending on size of music files.
Another way to transfer non purchased music from iPod to computer is manual way. This way allows you to transfer music form iPod to computer manually using iTunes. There are different things you need to do while using this way. You need to do some changes in the computer setting then you can easily transfer music from iPod to computer. iTunes directly can’t transfer music to pc. Throught this manual copy-and-paste way, there will be no id3 with the music.
Step 1 Connect iPod with computer using its USB cable and you can see iPod directly in my computer because apple allows you to use iPod as a removable drive.
Step 2 Now if you are using windows xp then click on Tools tab on the top and select “Folder option”. Now check the option “View hidden files and folder” and click on ok button.
Step 3 Now double click on iPod in my computer to open it. In the iPod follow the path to find music. iPod control > Find music Folder. Copy this folder and Paste it anywhere on your computer.
iTunes Match is an automatic backup service which enables uses to upload music, photos and other files form iPod to computer. You need to download iTunes Match on your computer then turn it on. iTunes Match enables you to transfer music from iPod to computer using a Wi-Fi internet connection. Users can’t sync their iPod music files to iTunes Match without using internet connection. If you have Wi-Fi and ready to sync your iPod to computer using iTunes Match then you can follow the below guide.
Step 1 Install latest version of iTunes on your computer and run it. After running iTunes Match, sign in o iTunes using apple id and password which you use for iTunes Match. One signed in you can use iTunes Match now.
Step 2 Now you need to do some changes in your iTunes Match preferences. On the top of iTunes interface click on Edit option and Choose Preferences. Here now in the General tab, check on the option iCloud Music Library.
Once you have signed and enabled icloud music library option in iTunes on your computer, now iTunes Match will Match the songs with icloud library and upload which are not available on icloud. If the some songs are not available in iTunes library, iTunes Match will download them to your computer from icloud. You can see progress in the top of iTunes. You can pause or stop it any time and your transfer will stop. Once iTunes Match finish Matching songs from your icloud you can see new songs in the iTunes my music section. After finishing Matching you will see a download button from of any song which is not in computer or iTunes library. You can download them now.