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Top 5 software that can be alternative for iTunes

Apple iTunes is the default iOS device managment software. Yes, most of us think that if we want to control our media file on iPhone, iPad or iPod, we need install iTunes on Mac or Windows computer. Does it really that iTunes is the only application that can sync files for iPhone, iPod and iPad? Yes, if we need upgrade the iOS for our iPhone, iPod or iPad. We need upgrade the iTunes to latest version, thus we can get the latest iOS for idevice.

Top 5 software that can be alternative for iTunes

If you just want to transfer media files such as music, video, photo, TV shows, movie file, DVD, HD video among coomputer and iDevice. iTunes is not the must have stuff. We know that iTunes have limitations when you use it to manage iPhone/iPod/iPad file. You can only sync file into the device. Once the media file on iDevice is not purchased from iTunes store, you are hard to transfer them back to local computer. Someone hate iTunes because it is too trouble to manage our iPod and iPhone file. Why not find some other application to replace the iTunes?

Here are some of the popular application that can be alternatives for your iTunes. The software below can be completely replacing iTunes on your Mac or PC. You can use them to sync files to iPhone/iPod/iPad. What's more, you are able to export both bought items and non-purchased stuff to iTunes or computer by using these software.

No.1 4Media iPod Max Platinum

4media iPod Max Platinum
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All iPod, iPad and iPone use this application on Windows to manage file, 4Media iPod Max Platinum is an excellent utility to replace iTunes for iPod/iPad/iPhone file management. It comes with powerful file transferring and converting functions, thus it can backup all music/movies/photos/books in iPod to computer or iTunes, transfer multimedia files from computer to iPod, download and turn online videos from websites directly into iPod playable formats, decrypt and convert CD music and DVD movies, create iPhone ringtones and photo albums, etc. This easy iPod Max provides seamless support with nearly all iPod classic, nano and touch, iPhone (newly added iPhone 4S, CDMA iPhone 4) to assure smooth playback. Support connecting multiple devices simultaneously, you can easily transfer files between different iPod and iPhone. With innate enhancement for file transferring and multimedia file conversion, 4Media iPod Max Platinum can give you the fastest transferring speed and the best picture quality in conversion experience.

No.2 Wondershare iMate

Wondershare iMate
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Wondershare iMate for Windows is an ideal companion software that can replace iTunes for iPad, iPhone, and iPod owners; and solves the problem of how to transfer videos and other content not purchased on iTunes to the device. Wondershare iMate can convert videos in almost any format (AVI, WMV, FLV, etc) to the correct format and transfer directly to the device. iMate can also transfer content already on the device back to the PC. This software manages photo libraries and can create ringtones, too!

Converts videos from any format to playback on iPad/iPhone/iPod

Directly transfers videos and other content not purchased on iTunes to the device

Transfers content from the device back to the PC
Directly transfer & manage eBooks to iOS devices
Manage photo libraries on iOS devices, and even create ringtones from any song

No.3 iSkysoft SyncPod for Mac

iSkysoft SyncPod for Mac
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iSkysoft SyncPod for Mac can work on Mac OS X Lion smoothly. It is now a one-stop shop for managing media files between a Mac and an iOS device, able to transfer content between Macs and iOS devices in either direction. SyncPod for Mac makes it easy to transfer songs, movies, TV shows, playlist, photos etc. between Mac/iTunes and iPhone/iPad/iPod. Moreover, it features support for directly copying DVD movies and virtually any format video&audio to Apple devices.

  • Backup device contents to your Mac or into iTunes library.
  • Transfer playlist from device to iTunes with a simple drag-and-drop.
  • Convert and transfer DVD movies and non-native videos to iOS devices.
  • Share songs, movies and more with your friends and family easily.

No.4 iMacsoft iPhone Mate for Mac

iMacsoft iPhone Mate for Mac
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iMacsoft iPhone Mate for Mac is a super suite of iPhone software specially made for Mac OS X (including Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Mac Intel and Mac PowerPC) iPhone fans. It includes 3 powerful products: iPhone Video Converter for Mac, DVD to iPhone Converter for Mac and iPhone to Mac Transfer.

iMacsoft iPhone to Mac Transfer is easy-to-use iPhone to Mac transfer and iPhone 3G to Mac transfer software, which can fast transfer, rip, copy and manage your Music, Movie, Photo, ePub, PDF, Audiobook, Voice Memo, Camera roll (iOS 4 above), Ringtone, Podcast, TV Show, SMS, Contacts, Call List from iPhone to Mac. All formats compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod are supported.

No.5 Xilisoft iPad Magic

Xilisoft iPad Magic
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Xilisoft iPad Magic is an all-in-one iPad media solution to manage your iPad contents: backup music, movies, photos, books, PDF and iPhone ringtones for iPad/ iPod/iPhone to PC or iTunes, transfer files from PC to devices in high-speed, convert CD/DVD/audios/videos to iPad/ iPod/iPhone, download and convert online videos from online video websites like YouTube, create iPhone ringtones from audios/videos.

With this iPad manager, connect multiple iOS devices simultaneously and transfer files between them (iPhone to iPad), preview and export photos and videos shot by iPhone, manage your iPad and iPhone as a portable hard disk.

  • Transfer, backup and manage iPad/iPod/iPhone music, movies, photos, ebooks and ringtones
  • Convert CD/DVD/audios/videos to iPad/iPod/iPhone music/movies
  • Download and convert online videos for playable on iPad/iPod/iPhone
  • Make customized iPhone ringtones and transfer to iPhone or iTunes
  • Connect multiple devices simultaneously
  • Fully supports CDMA iPhone 4, iPhone 4S and iOS 5
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