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I installed DiskAid and its not recognising my iPod Shuffle (it's showing message "Please connect your device" when I have already plugged in my iPod). Is there any other good app for OSX which is useful to copy and paste music on iPod?

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What prevents you from using iTunes? –  patrix Aug 7 at 13:13
    
I want to copy music from mac to ipod and vice versa –  Umar Aug 7 at 15:11
    
That's what iTunes does as well (and much better than DiskAid or any other similar tool), so is there a special reason to not use iTunes? –  patrix Aug 7 at 15:18
    
I tried to copy from itunes, but it does not allow even I tries to drag items from itnubes to mac –  Umar Aug 7 at 15:29

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To use DiskAid with an iPod Shuffle you need to enable "disk use" within iTunes.

  • Plug your iPod shuffle into your PC or Mac.
  • Open iTunes.
  • Select your shuffle in the list on the left-hand side of the iTunes window.
  • Check the "Enable disk use" box under Options near the bottom of the Summary tab within iTunes.
  • Click Apply.

If you open DiskAid now, you should be able to use it with your shuffle.

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Thanks Alistair, The "enable disk use" checkbox is already selected. Please check screen shot here. –  Umar Aug 7 at 15:05
    
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Might be an idea to turn off "Manually manage music" and try again. –  Alistair McMillan Aug 7 at 15:41

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