Do you want to transfer your music, videos and photos etc from your iDevice iPhone, iPhone, iPod to your Mac for backup? Do you need to transfer your files back from your Mac to your iDevice? Do you want to manage your favourite files on your iDevice? Do you want to do all these without iTunes?
Then, you come to the right place.Wondershare TunesGo for Mac is just the one you need. With it, you can not only transfer music, videos and photos from iPhone, iPad, iPod to Mac, but also transfer music, videos and photos from Mac to iDevice as well.
Besides, you can also use TunesGo for Mac to fully manage music, videos and photos on iPhone, iPad and iPod. such as transfer music and playlists on iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad directly to your iTunes Library with ratings, play counts & skips,create new playlists on iPhone, iPod and iPad with drag and drop, add media files from Mac or deleted files from your iDevices etc.
Step by step to transfer and manage files between iDevice and Mac
Before doing the transfer, you need to connect your iDevice to your Mac. TunesGo for Mac will detect your iDevice automatically.
Part I: Export music, photos and videos from iPhone/iPad/iPod to Mac
1) Transfer music from iPad/iPhone/iPod to Mac
To transfer iPhone, iPod or iPad music to Mac or iTunes Library, just click “Music” in the left column of the main window to enter the Music window. You will see all audio files are displayed by category.
To transfer music, click “Music” on the right side of window. Then you will see all music files are listed in the left pane. Select the songs you want and click “Export to Mac” or “Export to iTunes”. You can use the same way to transfer Podcasts, iTunes U, audiobooks and voice memos too.
Tips: In the songs list, you might see iTunes icons. If an iTunes icon appears in front of a song, it means TunesGo for Mac has detected that this song has already existed on both your device and iTunes Library. If so, you don’t need to transfer it to your iTunes Library.
2) Transfer photos from iPhone/iPad/iPod to Mac
To transfer iPod, iPhone or iPad photos to Mac, click “Photo” in the left column and you can see all the photos on your device. In the right column, click “Camera Roll” or “Photo Library” to reveal the photos contained in those two spots. Click to select the photos you want to export to Mac, and then click “Export” at the top of the main window.
If you want to export a whole photo album to your Mac, right-click the album name in the right column. Select “Export” in the pop-up list.
3) Transfer videos from iPhone/iPad/iPod to Mac
To transfer iPhone/iPad/iPod videos to your Mac, click “Videos” in the left column. Then in the right side of the Video window, you’ll see all your videos sorted by category: Movies, Podcasts, iTunes U, TV Shows, and Music Videos. Click the video type, then find the video you need to transfer to Mac computer on the left pane. Click “Export” at the top of the window.
Part 2: Export music, photos and videos from Mac to iPhone/iPad/iPod
To transfer music, videos and photos from Mac to iPhone/iPod/iPad. Just Click “Music”, “Videos”, or “Photos” in the left column. Then click “Add” at the top to pop up a window where you can browse your Mac for the files you need to transfer to your iPhone, iPod or iPad. After you find them, click “Open” to add them to your iOS device
Part III: Manage music, videos and photos on iPhone, iPad, iPod
1) Manage audio files
Click “Music” in the left column to enter the audio file window. From right side of the window, you’ll see the Type for audio files and playlists. In the Type list, select any of the type for audio files. In the left pane, you can see all the files for this type. Select one and click “Delete” to delete music . In the Playlist area, you can create new playlist by clicking “Add Playlist”. And then drag audio files from the left pane to the playlist.
2) Manage photos
Click “Photos” in the left column of the main window to pop up the window to photos. Then from the right pane, you can see all photos are in two places: Camera Roll and Photo Library. Select any photo, you can click the “Delete” button to delete it. To create a new photo album, click “Add Albums”. Then name the album and drag pictures from the left pane to the album.
3) Manage videos
You can click the corresponding video to enter the editing window. From here, you can add, delete or export videos.
Part IV: Export iPhone/iPad/iPod music and playlists to iTunes library
1) Transfer music and playlists from iDevices to iTunes library
Run TunesGo for Mac, and connect your iDevice to Mac. Then Click “To iTunes” to pop up a window where you can transfer music and playlist from iDevice to iTunes. Click “Start” to begin transfer.
2) Transfer music from iDevices to iTunes library
After you have clicked “Music” on the left side of the main window, by default, you’ll see the “Music” window. Where you can see the option “Smart Export to iTunes”. Click it and then you’ll see that all songs except these which are already in your iTunes Library are transferred to your iTunes Library on Mac. Also, you can select songs you need and click “Export to iTunes” to export them to your iTunes Library.
3) Transfer playlists from iDevices to iTunes library
Click “Music” on the left side of the main window. And then you can see playlists from the right side of the popped up window. Right click on the playlist you need and select “Export to iTunes”.
How to transfer files from iPhone to Mac