Copying Music off of a PC-formatted iPod onto a Mac

Discussion in 'iPod' started by ghostguts, Aug 20, 2008.

  1. ghostguts macrumors regular

    Feb 11, 2008
    Is there any way to copy my music (65gb or so) off of my PC/Windows-formatted iPod classic to my Macbook?
  2. Chundles macrumors G4


    Jul 4, 2005
    Senuti - it's free and it's good.

    Macs can read/write to Windows-formatted iPods so there's no issue there.
  3. MasterNile macrumors 65816


    Apr 9, 2008
    San Antonio, TX
    Unless they're saved on there in hard drive mode you'll need software that will do that (and it's not free)

    edit-oh yeah forgot about senuti....and i have it lol
  4. TEG macrumors 604


    Jan 21, 2002
    Langley, Washington
    Or just simply use software like Cocktail or TinkerTool to enable hidden folders and simply take the music from iPod/iTunes/Music. Most of the meta data will be intact. If your music is all purchased, iTunes can transfer purchases from the iPod onto the computer.

  5. ghostguts thread starter macrumors regular

    Feb 11, 2008
    My old laptop just died this past week, so I ordered a Macbook.

    My worry is that upon plugging in the iPod, iTunes will recognize it and erase the files/music. If I erase Senuti and then plug in my iPod, will I have this issue?

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