Manage iPod Files with iPod Manager for macOS High Sierra

Manage ipod File on Mac

In 2001, Apple brought iPod to the mass market, an MP3 player with pretty-looking and 5 GB hard drive. Six iPod generations later, iPod offers far more than just a simple music player, it is a line of portable media players and multi-purpose pocket computers. It enables you to play songs, watch movies, play games, and take photos and so on. As you use iPod, more and more data were saved to iPod. So it's very necessary for you to take good use of storage capacity and manage iPod files effectively. The following article will clearly introduce three iPod data management software for Mac.

Using iTunes to manage iPod files

iTunes is a very useful tool to transfer iPod files like music, videos, pictures, contacts, calendars, notes and more from iPod to Mac for backup. With it, you don't need to manually manage music on iPod any more. In addition, you can easily manage your iPod songs and movies on iTunes by dragging it or removing it from your playlist to rebuild your iTunes Library. So when you want to manage your iPod files on Mac, iTunes will always be your first choice. Here are the steps of files management on iTunes.

1 Download and install the latest version of iTunes on Mac. Launch iTunes and connect your iPod with Mac via USB cable.

2 iTunes will automatically detect your iPod and show the basic information in the interface.

3Click the specific tabs like "Music", "Movies", "TV Shows" and the others, you can easily check and manage your iPod files.

4 Click "iPod" icon on the top left of the toolbar.

5Click "Summary" on the left list, and you can update iOS version, check iTunes backup, back up and restore your iPod.

6Click each item on the left list; you can sync it with iTunes library.

If you want to manage your iPod files like songs or videos on iPod shuffle or Classic, iTunes can be a big assistant for you to transfer/add/remove them. Such as transfer iPod music to Mac. But for other files on your iPod touch 6/5/4, nano 8/7/6/5/4 and more, such as contacts, SMS messages, notes, reminders, etc. iTunes only allows you to back up or restore. Here we will suggest another two iPod files manager tools for you.

Transfer and edit iPod data with professional iPod management software

Besides music and movies, if you still manage your iPod files like contacts, SMS messages, notes and more on your Mac. Here we suggest you a powerful iPod files manager for Mac, Mac FoneTrans to manage all your iPod data without iTunes. If you are using a Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista computer, you can choose the Windows version to transfer iPod data to computer. First, free download and install it on your Mac.

Main Functions of this professional iPod Manager for macOS High Sierra

1Transfer music, photos, movies, and contacts from Mac to iPod/ iPhone/iPad.

2Import music, photos, contacts, playlists, and albums from iPod to Mac.

3 Backup iPod files to iTunes.

4Share multimedia files, playlists, albums and contacts between iOS devices.

5Manage your iPod files like songs, videos, photos, messages, contacts, etc.

6Compatible with iOS 9.3, iTunes 12.

Launch this iPod files manager on your Mac; it highly supports nearly all Mac OS X versions. Connect your iPod to Mac with USB cable. The software will recognize your iPod automatically.

Transfer files between iPod and Mac

1Select the iPod files you want to transfer by clicking the data type in the left column and choose target files in the preview window. Here we take photos transferring as an example.

Interface of Mac Fonetrans

2After selecting the needed pictures, Click "Export to" button and you can choose to transfer them to Mac, iTunes Library or another iOS device. If you want to import some photos from Mac, click "Add" to seek the files or folders that you want to import to iPod and click "OK".

Transfer ipod Photo to Mac

3Just a few seconds, the files can be moved between iPod and Mac.

Easy, right? You can try it by yourself to transfer music to Mac.

Edit and organize iPod files on Mac

1. Delete iPhone files

This iPod/iPhone/iPad files manager enables you to delete some useless data like songs, videos, contacts, photos and more. Just select the files and click "Delete" button, all the selected data will be removed from iPod immediately.

Delete ipod File

2. Create iPod playlist

It allows you to create your own music playlist on iPod. Click "Playlist" button and then add your songs to create playlist. You can also manage the original playlists.

Create iPod Playlist

3. Edit iPod contacts

With this iPod files manager software, you can free add and edit your iPod contacts on Mac. It provides you the de-duplicate function to manage the duplicate contacts. Click the "De-duplicate" button, it can automatically scan your contacts and show the duplicate contacts in the interface. Then you can choose "Merge" to merge the duplicate contacts, or choose "Ignore" to keep them on your iPod.

Edit iPod Contacts

Manage lost or deleted iPod data with iPod Data Recovery

Back up lost or deleted iPod data to Mac

If you want to back up your lost iPod data or manage the deleted files on Mac, you can choose the next iPod Data Recovery. As mentioned above, it also has the Windows version, you can free download and install it on your computer.

Launch this best iPod iTunes alternative on your Mac, and connect your iPod to it with USB cable. It provides three modes for you to choose from, including "Recover from iOS Device", "Recover from iTunes Backup File" and "Recover from iCloud Backup File". Here we select "Recover from iOS Device".

Mac Fonetrans

Click "Start Scan" to scan the detailed information of your iPod.

Just for a few seconds, all your iPod files will be categorized as "Camera roll", "Photo Stream", "Messages", "Contacts", "Notes" and more in the left list.

Interface of Mac Fonelab

Select the files you need to back up by clicking the data type in the left column and choose target files in the preview window.

Before the final recovery, you can preview the detailed information of each file. Click "Recover" button. You can choose destination folder for the iPod backup, and then click "Recover" button.

After a while, all the selected files will be copied to Mac.

Using the same method, you are able to both retrieve deleted photos from iPod.

In this article, we mainly describe three useful data management tools to help you manage your iPod files. With their help, you can handily manage your iPod files and have a better enjoyment of your digital life.

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September 18, 2017 15:20 / Updated by to iPod, Mac
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