Xilisoft iPod Rip for Mac
iPod to Mac Transfer
Product : iPod Transfer
License : Free Trial ;$29.95
OS Supported : Mac OS X v10.4 - 10.5 PowerPC G4/G5 or Intel processor
Size : 5.29 MB
Date Added : 2008/02/28
Support : +86-10-82606500; support@xilisoft.com
Overview of Xilisoft iPod Rip for Mac

When you lost the iTunes music or when you want to backup your iPod collection on Mac, you need an iPod manager to copy iPod to Mac, backup iPod to Mac. Xilisoft iPod Rip for Mac makes it easy to transfer iPod music, photo, video and movie, podcast, and TV program to Mac. Moreover, you can freely transfer from iPod to iTunes, from Mac to iPod.

With this Mac iPod transfer software, you can create, edit and delete iPod playlists, and manage multiple iPods at the same time to transfer files among them. What's more, the iPod transfer Mac software can also work as an iPhone manager to transfer video/audio between iPhone and Mac. Xilisoft iPod Rip for Mac even enables you to open iPhone with finder and use it as a portable hard disk. Also you will find that quick search and filter tools help you hit what you want as easily as iTunes does. Just free download the trial now.

Xilisoft iPod Rip have upgraded to fully support iPod Nano 5. New
Key Functions of Xilisoft iPod Rip for Mac
  • Any iPods are supported
    No matter what iPod type you have iPod touch, iPod classic, iPod nano, iPod shuffle or even iPhone, you can manage it with the Mac iPod transfer tool effortlessly.
  • Use iPhone as portable hard disk
    After installing 4Media iPod to Mac Transfer, you can open iPhone with finder and use it as a portable hard disk.
  • Detect iPod/iPhone type
    Auto detect iPod/iPhone type and display the device info including picture, type, capacity, version, etc. on the program interface.
  • Create, edit, delete playlist
    Create a new playlist, add or delete item in an existed playlist, and delete a playlist if you do not need in your iPod/iPhone.
  • Check file info, edit ID3 tag
    You can check detailed info of  your music, movie and photo, and edit music ID3 tag to classify and manage your music in the iPod transfer Mac software.
  • Provide different view modes
    The Mac iPod copy tool offers list and thumbnail modes for you to view the files, and allows you to set personalized illustration for music and movies in thumbnail mode.
  • Find you file as fast as possible
    With the Quick Search and Filter functions, you can find the music, movie or photo file you want as quickly as possible.
  • Rate iPod/iPhone music and movies
    The Mac iPod transfer enables you to comment on the iPod/iPhone files with different ratings to manage them more conveniently.
  • Play music or movie with system player
    By right clicking the music or movie you selected , you can play the file with system default player directly.
  • Friendly interface, simple operation
    iTunes-like interface and detail design make from iPod to Mac transfer so easy a thing.
  • Fast iPod to Mac transfer tool
    All file transfer from iPod to Mac, iPod to iTunes and Mac to iPod will be finished in a breeze.
Reference
Output Device Support
Xbox Xbox 360    
Input File Format Support
AVI MPEG WMV MP4
FLV MKV H.264/MPEG-4 DivX
XviD MOV RM RMVB
M4V VOB ASF 3GP
3G2 SWF H.261 H.264
DV DIF MJPG MJPEG
DVR-MS NUT QT YUV
DAT MPV NSV H.264/MPEG-4 AVC (*.mp4
MP3 WMA AAC WAV
CDA OGG FLAC APE
CUE M4A RA RAM
AC3 MP2 AIFF AU
MPA SUN AU Format    
Output File Format Support
AVI MPEG WMV H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
ASF WMV HD Video (*.wmv) Audio-Video Interleaved HD Video (*.avi) MP3
WMA WAV BMP  
Xilisoft iPod Rip for Mac Tutorial
Xilisoft iPod Rip for Mac is perfect iPod copy, iPod ripping software specially designed for Mac users. It can rip and copy audios, videos, photos, podcasts, and TV programs from iPod to Mac and Mac to iPod. And here you would find detailed operation methods to guide your work.

Download and install Xilisoft iPod Rip for Mac, an icon would be created on the desktop. Run Xilisoft iPod Rip for Mac and insert your iPod/iPhone. Your device can be automatically recognized by the program and the device info will be shown as the picture below.

Xilisoft iPod Rip for Mac

Then choose what you want to do with Xilisoft iPod Rip for Mac.


Import files from Mac to iPod/iPhone

  1. Open the library/playlist that you want to import files to.
  2. Click the "Mac to iPod button", and choose the "Add Files to List" option

    Xilisoft iPod Rip for Mac

  3. Choose the required files to import to your iPod/iPhone.
  4. If you want importing a folder containing all files you want added, please click the "Mac to iPod" button, and choose the "Add Folder to List" option, and then specify the folder to import the files inside.

    Xilisoft iPod Rip for Mac

Export files from iPod/iPhone to Mac

  1. Open the library/playlist that you want to export files to.
  2. Check the file(s) you want to export in the file list.
  3. Click the "iPod to Mac" button to start exporting files.

    Xilisoft iPod Rip for Mac

Export files from iPod/iPhone to iTunes

  1. Open the library/playlist that you want to export files to.
  2. Check the file(s) you want to export in the file list.
  3. Click the "iPod to iTunes" button to start exporting files.

    Xilisoft iPod Rip for Mac

Edit iPod/iPhone playlist

You can delete and add items for the existing playlist in the iPhone/iPod and also delete and create new playlist via Xilisoft iPod Rip for Mac.

Delete item/playlist: Choose the file/playlist you want to delete, click the "Del" button or right click and choose "delete" menu.
Add items: Select the movie or music file and right click, choose the menu "Add to Playlist" and specify the playlist you want to add the file to.
Three methods to create playlist:
  • Choose "File-> Playlist-> New Playlist" to create an untitled playlist, rename and add items to it.
  • Select any existing playlist and right click, choose "New Playlist" to create an untitled playlist, rename and add items to it.
  • Check the files you want to create in a playlist, right click and choose "Create Playlist with selected" to create an untitled playlist, rename it.

 

More usage skills

  • Edit ID3 tag info for music files

    Right click a music file and choose "File Info" menu. Then you can edit the "Info" option to change the ID3 tag for the file.

    Xilisoft iPod Rip for Mac

  • Directly play music/movie on Xilisoft iPod Rip for Mac interface

    Right click the checked music or movie file and choose "play" menu, then the file would be played with the default player on your Mac.

    Xilisoft iPod Rip for Mac

  • Locate the file you want as quickly as possible

    The software provides Quick Search dialog and Filter function to help you find the movie or music file more efficiently.

    Xilisoft iPod Rip for Mac

  • View files in different modes and set illustration for music and movies

    You can choose to view the music, movie and photo files in playlist or thumbnail view modes and even set illustration for music and movies by right clicking "Illustration-> Get from Local" menu or directly dragging local picture to the movie or music.

    Xilisoft iPod Rip for Mac

  • Drag files to import/export
    You can choose the files you want to export in the library/playlist and drag them to the target location on your Mac; also you can drag the local files into the Xilisoft iPod Rip for Mac window to import them.
  • Manage many devices at same time
    You can manage different kinds of iPods, up to 26 in number totally (but only one iPhone or iPod touch) at the same time and choose the songs/videos you want to transfer in the library/playlist and drag them to the target iPod/iPhone.
  • Open iPod and iPhone with Finder
    Xilisoft iPod Rip for Mac allows you to open iPod/iPhone with Finder by right clicking the device, choosing "Open With Finder". Then you can manage the iPod/iPhone as a portable hard disk.
  • Eject iPod/iPhone
    Click "File-> Eject", and choose the iPod/iPhone you want to eject from the submenu or right click the iPod/iPhone icon and choose "Eject" to eject the device.

Tip: When Xilisoft iPod Rip for Mac is started, it will modify the automatic synchronization of music/video to manual synchronization between iPod and iTunes.

Xilisoft iPod Rip for Mac FAQ
  • Q: When I check all names of songs and then click on the button to transfer music to iTunes library, I get a message: Please first check "Copy files to iTunes Music folder when adding Music to Library" in iTunes advanced setting. But I neither see this selection anywhere in your program nor in iTunes. What should I do?

    A: You'd better open the Preferences in the menu of Edit in iTunes, and then check the box of "Copy files to iTunes Music folder when adding Music to Library" there. After that, the problem can be fixed and the program will work for you.
  • Q: It seems that my iPhone can not be recognized by your program. But my iPod is OK. What should I do?

    A: If you want to finish the transfer of iPhone, you must have it recognized by iTunes first. It means you need open iTunes and connect your iPhone to Mac, so that it can be recognized in the iTunes at first. And then, your iPhone will be recognized by our program. You just need do this job once for each iPhone on one Mac.
  • Q: If I use your program, do I need to keep iTunes installed on my computer?

    A: Yes, you still need iTunes on your Mac. While our program is running, it needs certain data from iTunes, although iTunes itself need not be started while our program is in use. If you remove iTunes from your Mac, Add to iTunes button is grayed out and does not function any more; iPhone will also be not recognized by our program.
  • Q: I have iTunes installed on my computer. But your program still can not work. It neither recognizes my iPod connected nor displays anything on the play list pane; three icons are all grayed out and do nothing as well as menu items. What's the problem?

    A: Please keep your iPod connecting with your Mac and then open iTunes. After it is recognized in iTunes, please check the option "Enable disk use" on its control panel in iTunes. And then, your iPod will be recognized by our program, too.
  • Q: According to iTunes, I should have 1000 music files in my iPod. But in your program, only 650 files are picked up. Where are the other 350 files? How can I find them?

    A: Please check the files on your iPod by iTunes. Do you have any purchased M4P files imported into iPod? If it is so, our program will not show those M4P files since they are protected by the license of Apple and not allowed to be transferred.
  • Q: I have many, many files in my iPod. How can I choose all of them simultaneously in your program so that I can transfer all of them?

    A: It is quite easy. You just need to open "Edit" menu, and click the sub-option "All items" of the "Check" option, so that all the files in the current play list can be checked simultaneously. After that, you will be able to transfer all of them at one time.
  • Q: If I only want to check some of the files in the current list, how can I do it?

    A: In the play list, you can highlight all the files you want by pressing "Ctrl" key simultaneously. Or a block selection by pressing "Shift" key is also supported. After that, please open "Edit" menu and then in the "Check" option in it, click the sub-option "Selected items" in it so that the highlighted items in the current list will be checked on at one time.
  • Q: Originally I have 300 files in my iPod. But after I load other 200 files into iPod by your program, your program shows that there are only 485 files totally in my iPod. I remember that your program showed that 200 files are completely transferred at the end of the transferring. Why is that and where are the other 15 files?

    A: Among the files you imported into the device, if there are two or more files which shared the same name and same duration, only one of them will actually be imported into although our program will show the message that all of them are imported successfully.
System Requirements
Processor PowerPC G4/G5 or Intel processor
OS Mac OS X v10.4 - 10.5
RAM 512MB RAM
Free Hard Disk 30MB free hard disk space for installation
Graphic Card Super VGA (800600) resolution, 16-bit graphics card or higher
Others iTunes 7.4 or later version is needed to support iPhone
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