iPod disk

January 4th, 2006


New iPod users invariably ask me one question: How do I get the music off my iPod? And normally I reply, get “Podworks” from Sci-Fi software.

But from now on, I think I’ll be recommending “iPodDisk” instead. Just launch this app when your iPod is connected, and a new volume pops up on your mac desktop containing all your music, conveniently sorted by metadata tags; even Smart Playlists show up as copyable folders. And: it works with Spotlight and Windows formatted iPods. Nifty, clever, and free.

~jeff

4 Responses to “iPod disk”

  1. Kevin Koob says:

    I just bought a new PC and want to use the ipod that I recieved as a Christmas gift with it without erasing all of the material that I have loaded on the iPod since Christmas.

    How do I link my iPod to te new PC without purging the existing library?

    RGDS,

    Kevin

  2. Jeff says:

    Kevin,

    Ephpod is pretty good at that.

    ~jeff

  3. […] Make it friendly. I should be able to hook up with someone who has another of these devices — or any device that conforms to the USB mass storage spec — and swap songs with them without third-party software. […]

  4. […] diskSource: http://ldopa.net/2006/01/04/ipod-disk/Displaying mentions in this article, for full text please visit source…. New iPod users invariably […]