I can't find any definitive info on this and I need to know for sure before I purchase one.

I hate iTunes with a burning passion, but I like iPods and I have a whole lot of music on my PC.

How can I move music from a Windows computer to iOS without using iTunes?

  • Side-stepping your question a bit.. are you planning to switch to a mac at any point soon? iTunes on mac is a very different experience thank iTunes on PC. I concur with the "hate" comment! – Mere Development Apr 4 '13 at 23:03
  • I was not planning on it. I did a 1 year stint with Mac and ultimately accepted that I am just a Windows person. – temporary_user_name Apr 5 '13 at 1:30
  • Wow, I've never heard that happen before! Usually it's a 'never look back' situation. Unless you tried it back in the OS9 days when it was terrible! – Mere Development Apr 5 '13 at 6:17

A google search for "iTunes alternatives" returns a lot of results. For example: http://www.copytrans.net/copytransmanager.php


use MediaMonkey.com :p you can manage everything from there

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  • Once you plug in your iPod click on your iPod in the top right on iTunes.
  • From there scroll down to options and once you see Manually "Manage Music and Videos" tick that.
  • Then click Sync in the bottom right.
  • To manually add music just select the songs and drag them over to your device.
  • I'm assuming you have the newest version of iTunes so it may be easier to go View > Show Sidebar (then it will look more like the older version and easier to manage)

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