iPodDownload
iPodDownload
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iPodDownload free download for Mac

iPodDownload for Mac1.0.1

27 November 2004

iTunes plug-in extracts music from an iPod.

What is iPodDownload for Mac

iPodDownload is a free iTunes plugin to extract music from your iPod.

To download tracks once you have installed this plugin:

  • Connect your iPod.
  • Click "iPod Download" in the iTunes source list.
  • Select the track you wish to download in the track list.
  • Drag the tracks to "Library"

What's new in iPodDownload

Version 1.0.1 now works with iTunes 4.7
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Xander
Xander
Mar 9 2007
1.0.1
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Mar 9 2007
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Version: 1.0.1
Due to legal threats from Apple to the developer, iPodDownload is no longer being distributed. And even if it was, it wouldn't work with the modern iTunes. I was a great program. But it's dead
Guest
Guest
Dec 30 2006
1.0.1
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Dec 30 2006
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Version: 1.0.1
This program is good and offers another alternative for itunes, http://www.ipod-vibez.com offers more alternatives with good music and movie download site listings which work with Mac and PC and offer unlimited downloading unlike itunes
Guest
Guest
Oct 19 2005
1.0.1
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Oct 19 2005
5.0
Version: 1.0.1
was a great little tool, and i held off updating itunes incase apple were trying to kill it again (plus, none of the updates were of any use to me at all), but then my ibook blew up and the oldest version of itunes i could get for my new machine was 4.8 and now iPodDownload won't work. anyone who has an ipod and is lucky enough to have 4.7 keep it and get this. damn apple for a] killing this tool and b] not including this facility from the off. hopefully development will continue but with apple issuing cease and desist orders against the hosting company and releasing updates just to disable this, it i hold out little hope, me, i'm gonna go try and find 4.7 again
Guest
Guest
Sep 11 2005
1.0.1
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Sep 11 2005
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Version: 1.0.1
Downloaded, installed...it read my ipod, the songs showed up, I clicked on the song I wanted to move to my library and nothing happened...it wouldn't let me move the song. OS 10.3.9, iTunes 5.
Guest
Guest
Jul 31 2005
1.0.1
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Jul 31 2005
5.0
Version: 1.0.1
This was a really good plugin for iTunes, but now I must use Senuti (which is very good as well) since I´ve upgraded to Tiger and also iTunes 4.9... I like to have the latest. I wish someone would update the plugin...
Guest
Guest
Apr 22 2005
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Apr 22 2005
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Version: 1.0.1
i did the hexedit... my first. Now there's two files in the MacOS folder, iTunes and iTunes~ i'm not sure how to delete the old one, can someone help?
Guest
Guest
Feb 7 2005
1.0.1
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Feb 7 2005
5.0
Version: 1.0.1
The solution to get ipoddownload work again is simply to... get back to itunes 4.7, saving your library first! I did it, and it works just fine again...! Who needs 4.7.1!?...No need if you don't use an ipod shuffle anyway...!
Guest
Guest
Feb 1 2005
1.0.1
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Feb 1 2005
5.0
Version: 1.0.1
it would be great to support Playlists on iPod. And something like SharedMusicDownload :))
Guest
Guest
Jan 29 2005
1.0.1
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Jan 29 2005
5.0
Version: 1.0.1
For iTunes 4.7.1: Just open up iTunes executable (iTunes>Contents>MacOS>iTunes) in HexEdit. Search for the ASCII field of iPod. it will show iPod Download. Change that text, being sure to keep the same number of characters. e.g. iPdo Donwlaod
Guest
Guest
Jan 26 2005
1.0.1
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Jan 26 2005
5.0
Version: 1.0.1
arrghhh! nothing works in iTunes 4.7.1. this app. was at top in my top ten list and apple killed it ... again!
Guest
Guest
Jan 18 2005
1.0.1
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Jan 18 2005
5.0
Version: 1.0.1
Can anyone help? i just downloaded itunes 4.7.1...ipod download's no longer working...!What can I do...!?Thanks for helping...Is there gonna be an update of ipod download soon, for example!? If so, where and when!? Thanks for telling me...This plug-in's so great and useful!
Guest
Guest
Jan 13 2005
1.0.1
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Jan 13 2005
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Version: 1.0.1
Great software plugin, works exactly like it should just make sure not to run the iTunes 4.7.1 upgrade until an update comes out for this plugin.
Guest
Guest
Jan 13 2005
1.0.1
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Jan 13 2005
5.0
Version: 1.0.1
Does anyone know if iTunes 4.7.1 breaks this?
Guest
Guest
Jan 6 2005
1.0.1
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Jan 6 2005
5.0
Version: 1.0.1
This is a MUST HAVE for all ipod owners. Everything works as said above. If you have lots of songs on your iPod, then you'll have to wait a while for the "ipod download" feature to read all the songs on your ipod. Also, if you have your ipod on firewire disk mode, and have stored sound files on there, you should know that you can't play those on your iPod because it doesn't read sound files from that area, however, the "ipod download" feature reads those songs and adds them to the selection. So don't freak out when you see sound files you aren't used to seeing. Thats a cool feature I must say. I'm truely impressed with this little plug-in. Thanks to the developers that created this purely genious plugin for iTunes. fifty golds stars to all of you.. Have fun importing "from" the ipod to the library simply, efficiently and safe.
Guest
Guest
Jan 5 2005
1.0.1
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Jan 5 2005
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Version: 1.0.1
The Reason some albums aren't copied is because they're in AAC I guess this plugin only works on MP3s...
Guest
Guest
Dec 20 2004
1.0.1
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Dec 20 2004
5.0
Version: 1.0.1
Has anyone else noticed that certain albums don't copy? Is this at request of the artist or label and somehow they are not permitted to be transferred to the computer?
Guest
Guest
Dec 5 2004
1.0.1
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Dec 5 2004
5.0
Version: 1.0.1
Smashing little tool. Here's a little hint for you, Apple: I should be able to copy my music to and from my iPod on my computer. It's MY iPod, MY computer and MY music. Not yours, and certainly not the RIAA's. But you're artificially holding my music hostage. iPodDownload sets my tunes free and lets iTunes and the iPod work the way they should have from the very start.
Guest
Guest
Dec 1 2004
1.0.1
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Dec 1 2004
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Version: 1.0.1
I don't particularly appreciate the author adding his own playlist to my iTunes. How do I remove it? It's called "bartomeu filo's limewire ...". How do I get rid of it?
Guest
Guest
Nov 30 2004
1.0.1
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Nov 30 2004
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Version: 1.0.1
As usual most of the reviewers here just don't get it. Apple has no problems with software that puts iPod tracks back on the HD. None whatoever. There's tens of products that do just that - released without any interference from Apple. Apple has only one problem with iPodDownload. That's because it operates as an iTunes plug-in. Just that, nothing more, nothing less.
Guest
Guest
Nov 29 2004
1.0.1
5.0
Nov 29 2004
5.0
Version: 1.0.1
Since I installed iPod Downloader my iTunes has become totally unresponsive and unusable. Not only doesn't it play, but when I move the iTunes window it lags for 20 or 30 seconds! How on earth do I remove this thing?!
Guest
Guest
Nov 28 2004
1.0.1
5.0
Nov 28 2004
5.0
Version: 1.0.1
Guys, if there's a wish, there's a way. But Apple just can't keep quite and do nothing about it. Further more, we are allow to keep the song we purchase from net in more than one Mac or PC, correct me if I'm wrong. Just imagine the old days, the black disc record, can't even make a single backup (Sorry Apple, I compare iTunes with old technology). I believe Apple provide a very much better benefits for what we legally pay for. I believe Apple still searching for improvement. But Apple also must control a fair play to the artist. That's why Apple block this application until they found the solution which can provide the benefits of this utility and protect the benefits of artist at the same time; they will implement it by then..... Keep it up, Apple.
qwerasdf
qwerasdf
Nov 28 2004
1.0.1
0.0
Nov 28 2004
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Version: 1.0.1
Here's the link again: http://homepage.mac.com/WebObjects/FileSharing.woa/wa/downloadFile?user=tralabla&path=.Public/iPodDownload1.0.1.sit
Guest
Guest
Nov 28 2004
1.0.1
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Nov 28 2004
5.0
Version: 1.0.1
As usual, Apple (and other music providers) are missing the point. What about folks who purchased music from iTunes only to have their computers crash? You should be allowed to have a backup of your OWN music. Until Apple allows authorized users an extra re-download of their music from iTunes 'just in case,' their cries of piracy hold no water. Funny how so many providers who tout digital music's benefits then punish those who turn to it.
Guest
Guest
Nov 27 2004
1.0.1
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Nov 27 2004
5.0
Version: 1.0.1
Silly Apple for forcing removal of downloads of this always... it will just appear somewhere else. Just shows how people's desire for freedom goes beyond those who want to stifle it.
Guest
Guest
Nov 27 2004
1.0.1
5.0
Nov 27 2004
5.0
Version: 1.0.1
This program have the ability to enhance the piracy issue. So it's good for consumer but not good for artist and publisher, it's illegal, I believe that's the reasons why Apple block it. As in previous iTunes keynote by Jobs, the whole idea of iTunes is to fight against piracy by giving additional benefits that piracy copy can't provide. But this software adding something which include all the benefits of iTunes provide and copy songs from other iPod and make it as own copy; which can be define as piracy. Too bad Apple block it fast, or else a lot of people will happy cos they can own some of the song by borrow other's iPod without pay to the artist. Piracy don't growth the music world, they kill. We steal the money from artist salary. I believe this is not the original idea of the developer, but some how people find this special "features" within this program and everybody get exciting about it.
Guest
Guest
Nov 27 2004
1.0.1
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Nov 27 2004
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Version: 1.0.1
I'm connected to the Torrent mentioned below http://airwave.corruptspace.com/iPodDownload1.0.1.sit but as yet there appear to be no seeds/seeders. I will leave it open for awhile in case someone wants to seed and/or receive.
Guest
Guest
Nov 27 2004
1.0.1
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Nov 27 2004
5.0
Version: 1.0.1
Can anyone else host this great piece of software? I want it!
Fd
Fd
Nov 27 2004
1.0.1
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Nov 27 2004
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Version: 1.0.1
Would you pass it over to my address below?
Guest
Guest
Nov 21 2004
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Nov 21 2004
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Version: 1.0
Regarding my previous post: This version of iPodDownload works WITHOUT editing iTunes.
Guest
Guest
Nov 7 2004
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Nov 7 2004
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Version: 1.0
This is an awesome app. After changing that code with hexedit it works perfectly with itunes4.7
Guest
Guest
Nov 4 2004
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Nov 4 2004
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Version: 1.0
It's really easy to get around this...http://portableaudio.engadget.com/entry/7166385640773718/ just go here and it will explain it all. Email me if you have any problems
Guest
Guest
Nov 2 2004
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Nov 2 2004
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Version: 1.0
It would be good if it can work with 4.7, since I don't know how to go back to 4.6.
Guest
Guest
Oct 27 2004
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Oct 27 2004
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Version: 1.0
BROKEN IN iTunes 4.7. Do not upgrade iTunes if you use this plugin. You knew it was coming.
Guest
Guest
Oct 26 2004
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Oct 26 2004
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Version: 1.0
does the newest itunes (4.7) render this program useless? i'm scared to test it myself because this program is so invaluable to me.
Guest
Guest
Oct 6 2004
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Oct 6 2004
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Version: 1.0
great plugin. shame apple forced developers isp to take it off line. good thing i got limewire...
Taylan-Pince
Taylan-Pince
Sep 23 2004
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Sep 23 2004
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Version: 1.0
The best and the easiest to use script among all the others. It solved all my storage problems, I don't have to manually go through all the files and check them individually. Thanks!
Guest
Guest
Sep 21 2004
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Sep 21 2004
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Version: 1.0
Is there anyway of turning iPod Download on and off? Otherwise, how do I uninstall it?
Guest
Guest
Sep 20 2004
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Sep 20 2004
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Version: 1.0
I downloaded the .sit file and it installed fine. However when I try to open up the plug-in it won't show up on my source bar on the left. What is happening? Do I need to do something else? A response would be great.
Guest
Guest
Sep 20 2004
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Sep 20 2004
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Version: 1.0
the downloadlink seems to work now... i live in sweden so i can't test if this app works on protected iTunes Music Store songs. if it doesn't, what's the buzz from apple? or have i missed something here? anyway, this is just great! i told all my friends about it and they are as happy as me.
Guest
Guest
Sep 20 2004
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Sep 20 2004
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Looks great. Usefull, compact, and stable to boot. A wonderful adition to iTunes. Too bad that apple can't add it in themselves. Although they can't, not in any significant way, what with all the copy protection rigamarole.
Guest
Guest
Sep 17 2004
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Sep 17 2004
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I don't see why Apple is freaking out about this app. How to copy files off an iPod: cd /Volumes/nameOfiPod/iPod_Control/Music mkdir ~/Desktop/MP3s cp -R * ~/Desktop/MP3s That will copy EVERYTHING. Alternatively you can find a specific file by: cd /Volumes/nameOfiPod/iPod_Control/Music mkdir ~/Desktop/MP3s cp "`find . -name *partOfFilename*`" ~/Desktop/MP3s/
Guest
Guest
Sep 17 2004
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Sep 17 2004
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To good to be true. Apple has shut them down.
Guest
Guest
Sep 17 2004
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Sep 17 2004
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Version: 1.0
Very good! Everything runs well, it's very easy to use, it's value is undeniable IMHO (saved me from having to buy back some songs off of iTMS), and it's very stable. And Apple, you should really stop trying, it's still going to be downloadable everywhere.
Guest
Guest
Sep 17 2004
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Sep 17 2004
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Excellent. Worked like a charm to transfer songs from an "out-of-sync" iPod. Oh, I just hate it when Apple strongarm developers and behave like Microsoft.
Guest
Guest
Sep 17 2004
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Sep 17 2004
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Version: 1.0
Hey Apple. what about all those other developer's creating program's to copy software from a iPod to iTunes? What's worse, these Developer's are CHARGING people for this product!
Guest
Guest
Sep 17 2004
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Sep 17 2004
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Apple really needs to stop telling developers what they can and cannot develop. They also need to stop crippling their products.
Guest
Guest
Sep 16 2004
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Sep 16 2004
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Version: 1.0
After Apple threatened my web hosting company and my site was shut down for more than 1 hour, I had to withdraw the plugin. %^( According to my web hosting company, Apple says the plugin is "unauthorized". Anyway, I am still waiting for an explanation on what iPodDownload is supposed to violate (Apple never contacted me!) So thank you for all the good feedback from all iPodDownload users, and stay tuned...
Guest
Guest
Sep 16 2004
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Sep 16 2004
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Bit slow and i can only get it to copy over 1 track at a time. think i'll stick to Slurp.
Guest
Guest
Sep 16 2004
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Sep 16 2004
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No problems here either. So far at least. (1300 songs on iPod)
Guest
Guest
Sep 16 2004
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Sep 16 2004
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Didn't encounter any probs with an iPod mini. But I think it would be helpful having a readme and some screenshots with it. I didn't expect to find iPod Download on the left below the music library in iTunes. Thought it would be in the menu similar to the scripts. Wishlist: A better icon would be great and being a little faster. Anyway, I like it. It's a quite good idea, that only needs little improvement.
Guest
Guest
Sep 16 2004
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Sep 16 2004
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Nice, but seems a little slow on my G4/400 and 540-song iPod. And the price is certainly right, too.
Guest
Guest
Sep 16 2004
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Sep 16 2004
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Also, you're iPod isn't acting as another computer. It's acting like a hard drive and that wouldn't account for packets. That said it is weird to see so many 114 byte packets flying around. I'll put on my investigation hat.
Guest
Guest
Sep 16 2004
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Sep 16 2004
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Overall this is really cool. It does take quite some time to load the songs. I wonder if the application is reading from the database or the id3 tags. I'd expect the database as it's not TOO long of a time and tags such as Grouping and Compilation aren't available, though they are brought along when copying songs to your computer. Additionally, it does not list protected songs like Audible or iTMS content. I believe the load time is inevitable but it'd be nice if protected songs were listed. I can see how this might be seen as a piracy issue, but they're protected. I can't play songs I copy from a friend because I'd need my computer authorized for his account and if I have that then I'm within the iTunes usage agreement right? A pref to allow id3 parsing to allow for compilation and grouping would be nice but isn't critical. Nifty.
Guest
Guest
Sep 16 2004
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Sep 16 2004
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A few things. First, as far as the network activity noticed when using this, your iPod is acting like another computer so you're going to see some kind of activity. LittleSnitch didn't see anything trying to call home and I had my internet connection unplugged, so I'm assuming all is safe on that front. On a different note, this plugin didn't work at all for me. My iPod is home to more than 8000 songs. At the 5 minute mark, the plugin was still not finished taking inventory, and in fact, my iPod had frozen. When I tried to force quit iTunes, it gave me the option, but wouldn't do it. On installing the plugin the Finder and all other applications acted the same way causing me to restart first my iPod then my computer. I didn't think it was the plugin at this point, but after the second time with problems, and after uninstalling the plugin with no more problems, I'm thinking it was the culprit. I think it has great potential, but it's not ready yet.
Guest
Guest
Sep 16 2004
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Sep 16 2004
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When I attached my iPod after installing the plugin, I noticed that these was an increase in network activity. The iPod Download plugin never loaded my songs from the iPod, yet during the time that it was "Reading" the songs from my iPod it was sending information packets out. Beware.
Kwojniak
Kwojniak
Sep 16 2004
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Sep 16 2004
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This is exactly what I have been wanting for so long. I'm not sure why anybody hasn't done it until now, but it's awesome!! One little thing though.. when in Browse mode it won't let you drag an artist to copy... any chance that could be implemented, if possible?
Guest
Guest
Sep 16 2004
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Sep 16 2004
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It's very nice, but it doesn't seem to work with AAC files. My protected AAC files don't show up in the iPod Download list, and the unprotected AAC files show up but can't be copied.
Guest
Guest
Sep 15 2004
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Sep 15 2004
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It's great!! Thank you.
Guest
Guest
Sep 15 2004
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Sep 15 2004
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excelent can i connect 2 ipods?
Guest
Guest
Sep 15 2004
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Sep 15 2004
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I would be nice if it will work with playlists... anyway - great piece of software...
Cybergoober
Cybergoober
Sep 15 2004
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Sep 15 2004
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Wow! This is what I have been wanting for some time. Very nice. Only just tried it out, no problems yet.
Guest
Guest
Sep 15 2004
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Sep 15 2004
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Absolutely perfect
Guest
Guest
Sep 15 2004
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Sep 15 2004
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Wow. This is a must have for iPod users.
Guest
Guest
Sep 15 2004
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Sep 15 2004
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Best ipod ripper yet! working flawlessly for me. Cheers!!!!
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