How to Transfer Photos from iPod to Computer

If you have an iPod with color display, then you can view photos with this iPod instead of listening to music only. By transferring iPod photos to the external hard drive, you can backup important pictures for further usage. Moreover, you can output iPod Photos for better editing experience as well. Therefore, it is quite important to choose one powerful iPod photo transfer to sync photos from iPod to computer.

iPod Photo Transfer

iPod Photo Transfer

According to numerous of users, there are some common requirements towards iPod photo transfer software. For instance, some people want to output the transferred photos in different formats like JPG, TIFF, PNG, etc. And it will be better if there are some built-in filters. As a result, this article introduces 3 different methods to transfer iPod photos to your computer in easy ways.

Part 1: How to Transfer Photos from iPod to PC with FoneTrans

By using Aiseesoft FoneTrans, you can transfer photos between iPod and your computer with ease. FoneTrans is an ultimate iOS transfer that allows users to transfer, edit and manage most iOS files. You can output not only photos but also other file types including contacts, messages, videos, ringtones, eBooks and others. As for transferring iPod photos, you can follow steps below to put iPod photos to your Windows or Mac computer easily.

Key Features of iPod Photo Transfer

How to Transfer Photos from iPod to Computer with FoneTrans

Step 1 Launch iPod photo transfer

Download and install FoneTrans on Windows or Mac PC. Run this iPod photo transfer software and plug iPod into your computer. Then FoneTrans can detect your iOS device automatically.

Connect iPod to Computer

Step 2 Choose iPod photos to output

Choose "Photos" in the left panel of FoneTrans to see all categories of iPod photos. You can output photos from camera roll, photo library, my favorites and other folders freely. Just choose any photo you want to transfer.

Choose Photos

Step 3 Transfer photos from iPod to computer

Select "Export to" option in the toolbar and then choose "Export to PC". You can add iPod photos to iTunes library during this time too. At last, set a destination folder to save all your transferred iPod photos.

Transfer Photos to Computer

Well, you can try above steps to transfer photos from iPhone and iPod to your computer too.

Part 2: How to Transfer Photos from iPod to Computer with AutoPlay

For people who use the PC system, using AutoPlay is another way to transfer iPod photos to PC. You can free up more valuable storage space on your iPod by moving iPod photos to your computer.

Step 1 Connect iPod to AutoPlay on PC

Use a lightning USB cable to connect iPod to your computer. Wait a few seconds for detecting your iOS device on PC. Later, you can see three popping-up options with "Import pictures and videos", "Download images" and "Open device to view new files". You can choose the first option when you are notified. Reconnect iPod to PC if you fail to see those options.

Step 2 Transfer photos from iPod to PC with AutoPlay

You can view those iPod photos by date and group them with different options. To organize iPod photos, you can add tags before clicking "Import". In addition, you can manage Import Settings to set the output folder name, rotate photos and do other customizations.

Autoplay

Actually, you can open "My Computer" or "Computer" on the desktop, right click the iPod Touch and select "Import pictures and videos" as well.

Part 3: How to Transfer iPod Photos to iMac/Mac Book Pro(Air)

You can put your iPod in the disk mode to transfer photos from iPod to Mac computer. Furthermore, this method also works to transfer other iPod files including songs you have downloaded before.

Step 1 Enable disk mode on iTunes

Connect iPod to your computer with a lightning USB cable. Later, open iTunes and click the iPod icon on the top "Device" menu. You will be in the "Summary" page by default. Scroll down "Options" section in the main interface of iTunes. Then tick "Manually manage music and videos" and "Enable disk use" options.

Step 2 Transfer photos from iPod to computer with iTunes

Choose the iPod icon on your desktop, you can see all files displaying in categories. Just select the certain files you want to transfer, then copy and paste them into the folder on your computer. It may take a while if you are transferring large amounts of iPod photos.

Enable Disk Mode

It is the common method to transfer files from your portable device and computer. Just remember to right click your iPod icon to eject manually.

Comparisons Among FoneTrans, AutoPlay and iTunes Disk Mode

With above three different iPod photo transferring methods, you can output photos to your computer easily and safely. But there are still some differences existing in three iPod photo transfer programs.

The first FoneTrans enables users to transfer, edit, manage and preview all iOS data without data loss. And you can output iPod photos to another iDevice, computer or iTunes library in one click. As for AutoPlay, only PC users can transfer photos from iPod to computer. While iTunes may erase your previous iOS data automatically.

Due to their limitations and similarities, you can read and choose the specific solution above to transfer photos from iPod to computer with ease. If you have any difficulty during the process, please don't hesitate to contact us.

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April 08, 2018 14:58 / Updated by to Mobile Transfer
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