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Transfer iTunes music from Apple computer to PC

My wife has an old mac and it's slowing dying. We can't afford to buy a new Mac right now. We would like to transfer her itunes from her old mac to her PC that she uses for work.

Can you tell me what is the best way to perform this task?

Thank you
Rick

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  • carlisle10 Dec 04, 2008

    Hi there,


    I am also trying to transfer music from my Mac to my PC. Can anyone help with a free solution? I followed the Apple website and this did not work from Mac to PC just PC to PC or Mac to Mac.

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Hi, I've done this myself recently but the other way round. (assuming you have an ipod...) transfer all your itunes to your ipod initially, then download some software (http://www.easyipodtransfer.com/showproduct.aspx?t=b) is around $20, or http://consumerguidesblog.com/top3ipodtocomputer.html is a little more - but work very well. I used a free download myself which I was going to suggest, but now realise that was only for downloading from ipod to my imac - and I can't remember what that was. The second link suggests a circusoft bit of kit. I've used other circusoft $20 software fro ripping DVD's to my ipod and it works great. Good luck - I hope this helps, Matt

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There are two ways you can do this:
CD First make sure you have iTunes 5 or 6, and using the Back Up To Disc feature, burning all the music onto CDs, and then uploading the CD music to the PC. 
If you already have the CDs of the music, and didn't buy the music online, then of course you can just upload them to the PC. 
There is more information on the Apple website: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1382?viewlocale=en_US
iPod If you have an iPod, you can use it for the transfer. Better just to send you to the website: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1329

I hope this helps.  Shari Dyer


 

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