As we know, the iTunes is the application developed and released by the Apple, which is designed to help the iOS users manage their media files on the iOS devices, including the iPhone, iPad, and the iPod. However, it is not a piece of news that the iTunes is not so convenient for the iOS users. Take the example of me, I have an iPod, but I seldom use the iTunes. instead, I transfer music between iPod and Mac without iTunes.
Now you may ask me, what application do I adopt. In my opinion, the Mac FoneTrans is the most handy tool for transferring the files between two devices that I have ever seen. It enables the users to transfer files including the photos, audios and videos. And there is another version of it, for the FoneTrans for Windows. So you can not only use it on the Mac computer, but also on the Windows computer. The only thing you need to pay attention to is to download the right version of this application depending on the OS run on your computer.
Besides transferring files, you can also use this app to back up the contacts and then messages on your iPhone to the computer. With this function offered, there are increasingly more users downloading this handy application.
Here is the detailed tutorial telling you how to transfer music between iPod and Mac with the Mac FoneTrans.
Step 1. Download the Mac FoneTrans on your Mac computer. And then you need to install it on your computer before launching it.
Step 2. Connect your iPod to your Mac computer with a USB cable. Then wait for the Mac FoneTrans detecting your iPod after that. And you can see the screenshot and the name of your iPod displayed on the primary window.
Tip: If this is the first time you connect your iPod to your Mac computer, you need to click on the “Trust” button on your iPod.
Step 3. Then on the interface of the Mac FoneTrans, go to the “Media” option on the left column, and choose the “Music” item. Then click on the “Add” button under the main toolbar. From the drop-down menu, choose the “Add File(s)/Folder” button.
Step 4. Then you can get a list of music files on your Mac computer. And you can simply start to choose and check the files that you want to transfer to your iPod.
Step 5. Finally, click on the “Open” button to start the transferring process.
With the Mac FoneTrans, you can not only import the music files from your Mac computer to your iPod. You can also export the music files from your iPod to your Mac computer. In this way, you can transfer your favorite songs to your Mac computer for storage. You can simply use the “Export to” function and then the “Export to Mac” button to help you.