Retrieve Music from iPod Without iTunes

“I have connected iPod to my computer in order to move few music files. I did not want those files to get copied to iTunes so enabled ‘Disk mode’ so that I can copy them to any location of my Mac computer. But at the time of moving music files, iPod suddenly hanged and did not give positive response even after waiting for long time. So I have cancelled transfer process and shut down iPod. After restarting iPod, I thought of transferring those music files once again. But those songs were missing from my iPod. Has anyone undergone this type of situation and overcame it? If yes, then please let me know the procedure to get back my songs from iPod”

iPod is great digital gadget for storing and playing music as well as videos. When it comes anything related to iPod, iTunes is the application that most of the users inquire about. One may use it to copy media files to Mac computer, configure the device, sync and update the device and at the same time to create backup of important files like photos, videos, music etc. However, few users are not aware of its functionality and wish to use their iPod without iTunes. Using iPod without iTunes is very easy; just enable “Disk Mode” on your iPod and you can use it without iTunes. When you enable “Disk Mode”, iPod just acts as an external storage device and does not sync to iTunes whenever you connect it to your Mac computer. But as explained in the above scenario, one might lose their music files from iPod without iTunes. Although, it is heartbreaking to lose favorite collections of songs, it is possible to restore them by utilizing apt iPod file recovery software.

Bring back songs from iPod without iTunes:

Yodot Mac Photo Recovery software which is famous for recovering photos from different storage devices also has potential to get back music from iPod without iTunes. It can smoothly restore MP3 files from iPod along with other music files formats such as MP3, MP4, AIF, WAV, MIDI, ALAC, M4A, M4b, RA, AIFC, MPC, VOX, GSM, AMR, etc. It will automatically identify deleted or lost music files, photos, videos, podcasts, etc from iPod Nano, iPod Shuffle, iPod Mini and iPod Classic (but not iPod Touch) and displays them along with the file name, size and date. Within no time, you can restore your music files and they can be previewed to check its quality. Also, to avoid overwriting of the files, it will recommend you the location where you can store recovered music files. More to this, the iPod music recovery process can be resumed with the help of an option named “Save Recovery Session” which not only saves recovery session, but also prevents you from rescanning entire iPod once again when you have activated full version of the application. This tool works on all latest versions of Mac operating systems such as Mac OS X Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion and Mavericks to get back media files from iPod and other storage drives. It could be a delightful moment when you succeed in restoring back your lost music items by implementating this tool. Even so, when your pictures on SD card is not showing on phone, camera or other digital devices you can rely on Yodot for better outcomes.

Steps to regain music from iPod without iTunes:

  • Connect iPod to your Mac computer by making use of USB cable
  • Install and run the software to start recovering your files from iPod
  • Main screen displays two options which are “Deleted Photo Recovery” and “Lost Photo Recovery”
  • Make use of any option based on the situation you have come across
  • Select the drive that represents your iPod and click upon “Next”
  • Now list of recovered files indicating its extensions will be visible to you
  • Choose required file types or else hit on “Skip” to recover all files by default
  • Utilize two view types which are “Data View” and “File Type View” for easy selection
  • Preview recovered music files (you can preview other media files also) and save them on a location that you prefer on your Mac system or to external storage drive connected to it

Suggested Points:

  • Take backup of important files and then enable “disk mode” if you do not wish to sync your music to iTunes on your Mac computer
  • Do not copy songs to Mac computer when there is continues fluctuation in power

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