Restore iTunes Library from iPod

iTunes are most popular application in today’s world as it is used to organize and store media files such as video and audio in your iPod. iTunes library is a database of music and video files in the playlist. These library files will work automatically to provide support to iTunes software. iTunes Libraries are of two types, and they are iTunes Library.itl and iTunes library.xml. iTunes Libraries are used to download audio or video files from internet to your iPod.  You can also store iTunes in different devices like iPods, iPhones, iPads etc. 

Consider a situation when your iPod may show you strange behavior and does not work properly. In such cases, you may need to restore it or upgrade it to sort out the issue. Restoration processes restore your iPod in previous working state and possibly fix the current issues. Updating the updates like its data structures and system files makes it work more efficiently. However, in some cases, iPod may become inaccessible when you try to restore or update it. These actions may lead to critical file loss and necessitate iPod Recovery software to recover iTunes library files from iPod.

Common reason for corruption of iTunes library on iPod:

  • External Threats: While downloading songs from internet harmful viruses may also get downloaded along with music files. Virus attack may lead to corruption of iTunes library thus leading to loss of audio and other media files from iPod.
  • Improper Ejection of iPod: If you disconnect the iPod from you system without proper “Exit” option or if you just pull out abruptly during file transfer from your device to the system, then this may corrupt the iTunes libraries and results in loss of music files.
  • Modification in File extension: Changing the file extension manually without having adequate knowledge how to do it also leads to audio file loss from your system or any other storage device.
  • iTunes Library corruption: iTunes Library can also get corrupted because of unexpected quits, assigning wrong path to the music folders, incorrect placing of iTunes Library etc., and results in media file loss from iPod.
  • Power surge: Sudden power loss during transferring or downloading of iTunes to your iPod or system can also cause corruption to the iTunes library.

To avoid iTunes library files corruption, you have to adapt some precautionary measures. You should maintain backup of your favorite music files and also take precautions during updating an iTunes programs.

To recover deleted or lost iTunes libraries you can use most efficient iPod recovery software. This software recovers deleted or lost music files, video files, photos etc., from your iTunes library. Audio files such as mp3, mid, wav, aac and many other types of audio files can be recovered. It supports video files of type 3gp, AVI, mp4, etc. iPod recovery tool also enables you to restore picture from iPod in just a few steps. Separate build are available for Mac and Windows applications. This software is bundled with many other features that make this tool still amazing. In built “find tool” of this software helps you to search for your particular lost file using their unique signature. This makes recovery process very fast. The recovered items can be viewed in both “File type” and “Data type” view. You can select any of them to recover your files from your iPod. Once the tool scans your iPod, you have the facility to save the recovery session. When you open next time you directly recover files by skipping scanning process. This utility has ability to recover iPod files on Windows 7, Vista and on Windows XP in couple of mouse clicks. Thus after using this software you can keep all your worries away! To recover iTunes library from your iPod download this software from site and install it on your system.

The following steps are used to recover itunes library from ipod:

Step 1: Launch free trial version of iPod recovery software, on welcome page select "Recover Photos" option as illustrated in Figure 1.

Recover iTunes Library from iPod - Main Screen

Figure 1: Welcome Page

Step 2: From the next page, select "Recover Deleted Photos" or "Recover Lost Photos" option to perform iPod iTunes library recovery as illustrated in figure 2.

Recover iTunes Library from iPod - Choose Recovery Option

Figure 2: Select Recover Deleted Photos

Step 3: Now the screen displays the disk icons. Select iPod from the list and then click on "Next" button as illustrated in figure 3.

Recover iTunes Library from iPod - Drive Selection

Figure 3: Select iPod

Step 4: Once the scanning process is completed the software displays the recovered files as illustrated in figure 4.

Recover iTunes Library from iPod  - Recovered Results

Figure 4: Preview Results

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