Can you use Windows iPod on Mac?

Can you use Windows iPod on Mac?

Yes, you can. The Mac can read Windows PC formatted disk drives and so will work with either PC or Mac formatted iPods. Therefore, TouchCopy for Mac will work with either Mac or PC based iPods when running on a Mac.

How do I get music off my iPod onto my Mac?

On your Mac, hold down the Cmd+Shift+Period keys to toggle hidden folders on or off. In the window that appears, select Transfer Purchases. If you don’t see Transfer Purchases, select File > Devices > Transfer Purchases From [device]. Your music automatically transfers from the iPod to your Mac.

How do I connect my old iPod to my Mac?

Set up syncing between your Mac and iPod touch

  1. Connect iPod touch and your computer with a cable.
  2. In the Finder sidebar on your Mac, select your iPod touch.
  3. At the top of the window, click the type of content you want to sync (for example, Movies or Books).
  4. Select “Sync [content type] onto [device name].”

How do I format a Mac to an iPod on Windows?

While iTunes on a Mac can read both, iTunes on a PC only works with FAT32 (Windows) formatted iPods. Once MacDrive is installed, just open it, connect your device, open up iExplorer, and you should see your iPod appear and ready to transfer (though it might display as a different iPod model).

Can you use an iPod with a Windows computer?

Connect iPod touch to your Windows PC. You can connect using USB, or if you set up Wi-Fi syncing, you can use a Wi-Fi connection. In iTunes on your Windows PC, click the iPod touch button near the top left of the iTunes window.

Can you still use an old iPod?

Even if you’ve already got a newer iPod or iPhone, you can still put your old one to good use. Just like how you can use your iPhone as a USB drive, you can also transform your old iPod into a storage drive.

What happens if I format my iPod with Windows?

It does not matter whether the format is completed or not, the key is to erase (or partly) the corrupted firmware files on the Hard Drive of the iPod. After that, when the iPod re-connected with a computer, it will be recognized as an fresh external hard drive, it will show up on the iPod updater.

Can you restore an iPod on Windows?

In the iTunes app on your PC, click the Device button near the top left of the iTunes window. Click Summary. Click Restore, then follow the onscreen instructions.

Where can I download iTunes for Mac?

On your Mac

  • Open the App Store on your Mac.
  • Click Updates at the top of the App Store window.
  • If any iTunes updates are available, click Install.