There are a number of software options if you want to quickly and easily transfer your iPod data to a computer. Most of the best programs for making this transfer cost anywhere from $17 up to $30 or more, but there are also free options. The highest rated free software for Windows based computers is AVGO which is available through websites such as CNET.com.

The highest rated free software to use to transfer data from your iPod to a MAC computer is XPort, which is also available at websites such as CNET.com. Both AVGO and XPort are designed to be very user friendly and allow options of what data you would like to transfer to either your windows based computer or your MAC. There are other free iPod to computer transfer software, but not all of them are as reliable or as highly rated as AVGO or XPort are.