iPod Nano

The current line of iPod Nanos comprises seven different generations.

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Can I retrieve files from an iPod?

I have a 3rd Gen Nano, 8GB. On it I have several music and video files I would like to transfer to my computer's hard drive. In iTunes, I can only transfer purchases from the iTunes Store.

Is there a way of retrieving files from an iPod? Can I make it appear in Finder as an external volume?

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You can certainly get your music off the iPod.

Here is a great article on how you can transfer files from the iPod to the computer. The article covers five good ways to transfer files from your iPod for both PCs and Macs.

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Thanks, the freeware iPoddisk solved my problem.

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If you have the finder configured to show hidden files you can also easily drag and drop music/other files that are on your iPod, however to use it as a HD, follow Miroslav Djuric's advice.

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