Recover Music and Videos from iPod

"I have downloaded latest songs and video albums on Mac system; so I thought to transfer them to my iPod device. After connecting iPod to Mac system, I got error message stating that ‘iPod not recognized’. After some time, I reconnected my iPod but same error was popping up on system. This makes me to go for restoring my iPod device. In this terrible moment, I forget that I don’t have backup for music or videos stored in it. Please anyone suggest me a suitable solution to get iPod music or videos back."

As iPod has made it simple and easy to carry thousands of music files and video files anywhere and everywhere, it is most used digital gadget nowadays. In spite of simplicity and many advantages, loss or deletion of music or videos is common issue that might take places at any instant of time due to various reasons as mentioned in above scenario. Let us look into other reasons for loss or deletion of music or videos from iPod in below section:

  • iTunes database error, sync error or file system error on iPod due to virus attack or mishandling of iPod like improper ejection from system or usage of iPod on different platforms
  • Interruptions while transferring music or videos from iPod to Mac system or any other devices
  • Accidental deletion of music or video files as well as unintentional formatting of iPod when it is connect to Mac system

Often it is difficult to recover permanently deleted or missing music or videos from iPod, as it does not have any feature to recover them back. However, it is still possible to retrieve iPod music and videos from iPod device using any media file recovery software.

iPod music or videos recovery software:

Yodot Mac Photo Recovery is one such media file retrieval software to successfully perform recovery of deleted or lost music or videos from iPod device on Mac system. The tool enables you to extract various types of music and video files including MP4, M4P, M4A, AIFF, OGG, RPS, AU, AVI, MOV, ASF, WMV, WAV, MIDI, MPG, WMA, MP3, MPEG, GIF as well as photos from iPod device. Its friendly graphical user interface provides simple and easiest way to retrieve music or videos from iPod. The program recovers videos or music from various iPod models such as iPod Classic, iPod Shuffle, iPod Mini and Nano. The software works compatible with Mac system running with Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion and Mavericks operating systems.

Follow these steps to rescue iPod music and videos:

  • Download and install Yodot Mac Photo Recovery software on Mac system
  • Connect the iPod via USB on that computer, then run the software and follow the onscreen directives
  • From main screen use “Deleted Photo Recovery” to extract deleted music or videos off iPod or “Lost Photo Recovery” to restore lost iPod music or video files
  • The application scans and displays all the volumes present in that Mac computer
  • Choose the drive / volume that denotes iPod device and click on “Next” button
  • The utility scans the entire drive and display deleted / lost music files and videos from iPod
  • Finally, browse for the location to save your rescued music and video files. It is suggest not to save retrieved files to the same iPod device because the chances of overwriting original data is very high

Important Tips:

  • It is advised not to save any new files on iPod after data loss to avoid data mishap
  • Prefer to backup music files and videos of iPod on system or any other storage devices
  • Confirm twice before deleting, formatting or restoring iPod data

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