5 Replies Latest reply: Jan 14, 2013 11:13 AM by Brij011
davis06 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

i looked but didnt see any answers, maybe i missed them.... i have a new mac, my first one and i would like to put all my music from the ipod to my mac. Possible?


MacBook Pro
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    Brij011 Level 2 Level 2 (150 points)

    Do you still have the music on a computer, if so you could transfer thet to your new Mac via an external drive?

     

    I've never tried to transfer music from an iPod but it would be risky, if the music is only stored on the iPod and not linked to a current iTunes account you could lose all the music.

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    davis06 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    yeah its on my old little pile laptop but its so slow and just takes forever just to turn on. i thought about the external drive but if im only using it this one time i didnt wanna purchase one. Obviously i should though if its the easiest and safest

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    Brij011 Level 2 Level 2 (150 points)

    External drives are can be very useful so it would be a good investment, even if you just used it to back up the Mac. Have you checked out Time Machine? It's really easy to use and could be invaluable if anything went wrong with the Mac or if you made a mistake and deleted something you shouldn't. You can even go back to previous versions of the same file.

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    davis06 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

    Yeah i've heard of the time machine, i would like one but they're exspensive.  I should just ge one or just an external drive i guess.  All i wanted to do was put my ipod on my mac, didnt think it was so much looking into.  Maybe its not and im just that ******** lol

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    Brij011 Level 2 Level 2 (150 points)

    You're getting mixed up with time capsule which is, as you say, expensive.

     

    Time machine is software preloaded on your Mac that works with any hard drive. You can get a 1TB drive for about £60 and, believe me, it'd be well worth the investment.