Mac OS X Software
Mac OS X
DiskAid transfers music and video from the device library to iTunes - including playlists, ratings, counts and comments.
It copies files between the Mac and any iPhone, iPad or iPod through a USB cable or via the Wi-Fi network.
DiskAid also accesses iPhone data sets such as Text messages, MMS and iMessages, contacts, voicemail, notes and voice memos and saves the data onto the computer for backup or sharing.
DiskAid is an all purpose file transfer software that lets you browse the whole contents of the device file system and in doing so lets you transfer and store files to the all installed apps, store files on the device and view them on the go.
Other features include browsing and transfer iCloud files and Photo stream.
Requirements: Mac OS X 10.6 or higher, iTunes 10, iPhone or iPad running iOS 4 or higher, any iPod
Album artwork, reviews, track listings, artist info and more for your music collection. Add artwork to your enitre iTunes music library in one step! Sync with iTunes to automatically find artwork and more for the currently playing song as the Artist’s Catalog page finds up to 36 other album covers from the same artist. Remote view adds a floating window to the desktop that displays artwork, information for the song currently playing, and simple remote controls for iTunes. Regional Searching for USA, UK, Japan, Germany, France, and Canada helps find more Album Covers. And much more…
Mac OS X 10.2 or later, iTunes 4.7 or later
Alepin is a clean and elegant implementation of a Note Pad & Scrapbook for Mac OS X. It offers some nifty features like Exporting notes to your iPod as well as manyother Import/Export features, multi-page documents, Auto-open of a specific file, auto-save, QuickFind, sorting and naming using the Categories drawer and rapid navigation through all pages using the slider.It now supports encryption and has an open file format (RTFD) which ensures peace of mind and migration options.
Mac OS X 10.3 or higher
iCal is an elegant personal calendar application that helps you manage your life and your time better than ever before. iCal lets you keep track of your appointments and events with multiple calendars featuring at-a-glance views of upcoming activities by day, week or month.
Requirements: Mac OS X 10.2 and higher
Use iPod Reset Utility to restore the following iPod models back to their factory settings, when iTunes is unable to do so:
iPod shuffle (1st Generation)
iPod shuffle (2nd Generation)
Mac OS X 10.3.9, Mac OS X 10.4 PPC, Mac OS X 10.4 Intel
The iPod shuffle Reset Utility restores First Generation iPod shuffle. The restore process completely erases all music and data on iPod shuffle and reinstalls software version 1.1.4. iPod shuffle Reset Utility is only for First Generation 512MB and 1GB iPod shuffle. Any other iPod, including Second Generation iPod shuffle is not supported.
Use the iPod shuffle Reset Utility to fix the following issues:
With the iPod shuffle switched on, pressing the Play button will cause amber and green LEDs to flash for a few seconds, and the unit will not play any music, nor can you sync music to it from iTunes.
On a Windows PC, iPod shuffle will appear in My Computer as a “Removable Disk,” however the iPod shuffle volume will not mount correctly. The unit is listed in Device Manager under “Disk Drives” as “Apple iPod USB Device.”
On a Mac, the unit will only be recognized in Apple System Profiler under Hardware -> USB and will not appear or mount in the Finder.
When attempting to restore, the unit may not be recognized at all. However, if it is recognized, the restore may fail with an error dialog “Firmware update failure. Disk write error” or another error. It may take 3 restore attempts before the error appears. Note: iPod shuffle may take several minutes to be recognized.
Mac OS X 10.2.8 or later, First Generation 512MB and 1GB iPod shuffle
iPod Updater 2005-03-23 includes new iPod photo Software 1.1 for iPod photo. iPod Updater 2005-03-23 contains the same software versions as iPod Updater 2005-02-22 for all other iPod models. Download and install the iPod Updater then connect your iPod shuffle, iPod or iPod mini to your computer. The iPod Updater will automatically determine if an update is required.
Requirements: (See apple.com/ipod/download/ for requirements)
Use iSync to synchronize your Address Book and iCal information across Mac OS computers and devices, such as an iSync-compatible mobile phone, an iPod or a Palm OS device. You can also use iSync to synchronize Safari bookmarks along with your contacts and calendars to two or more Macintosh computers using the Internet (.Mac membership required). New in version 1.5: * iSync now has support for the latest Motorola, Sony Ericsson and Sendo phones. New in version 2.1: * iSync is now tightly integrated with MacOS X v.10.4 "Tiger", and supports many new phones.
Requirements: Mac OS X 10.2.5 or later
iTunes is the #1 music player available for the Macintosh. You can listen to CDs, MP3, AAC and more. You can listen to streaming music over a local network, buy individual songs for $1, download over 2,000 music videos, copy songs to your iPod, buy music, movies, TV shows, and audiobooks, or download free podcasts from the iTunes Store 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Organize and play everything on your Mac or PC. Then sync it to your iPod and bring it along. Anywhere.
Requirements: # Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later # 500MHz G3 processor or better # QuickTime 6.5.2 or later # 256MB RAM # Combo/Super Drive to burn CDs # Broadband Internet connection (DSL/Cable/LAN) for buying and streaming music # Nike + iPod Sport Kit requires Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later Additional Video Requirements # Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later # 1 GHz G4 processor or better # QuickTime 7.1.3 or later # 16MB video RAM
Clear All Notes - This script will delete all the notes in the entire contents of the Notes folder on your iPod. There is an option to remove any sub-folders in the Notes folder as well. Clipboard to Note - To create and install a note on your iPod, simply select text in any document, copy it to the clipboard, and run this script! A new note containing the copied text will be added to the Notes folder on the iPod. Because of the 4K limit on the size of notes, long documents will be automatically divided into multiple linked files. Eject iPod - This script can be used to eject the currently mounted iPod. List Notes - This script will display a list of the installed notes. Selected entries may be opened for editing. Note From Webpages - These scripts are designed to work exclusively with Apple's Safari web browser. The MacCentral script will extract a MacCentral article from the front browser window. The Printer Friendly script will extract the contents of the front browser window and works best when the front window is set to be ready to print without ads and other HTML items. To install the script collection, simply place the downloaded iPod scripts folder in: Home > Library > Scripts.
Requirements: Mac OS X 10.2 or higher
Import Selected iPod Tracks This script will copy the selected files on an iPod to your iTunes Library in Artist:Album:file.mp3 format, import the files to iTunes, and display them in a playlist called "Imports from iPod". Includes Read Me and Installer. Backup iTunes Tracks to DVD Makes a DVD-sized dmg and copies files in Artist:Album:song.mp3 organization to it - it works using the same xml functionality as Backup iTunes Tracks to MP3 CD, and is actually designed to work in conjunction with that script. Backup Selection or Playlist to DVD Makes a DVD-sized dmg and copies files in Artist:Album:song.mp3 organization to it based on either user selection or a selected playlist. Backup Selection or Playlist to MP3 CD Will make as many MP3CD -sized playlists as needed, organized by album, based on user selection or a selected playlist. Make BackUp MP3 CD This script will collect tracks into a playlist and sort them into MP3 CD-sized playlists by album. Your end product will be a batch of playlists, each small enough to fit on an MP3 CD, grouped by album. Read Me explains more. Includes link to required "XML Tools" Scripting Addition. Now includes installer script.
Requirements: Mac OS X 10.1 and higher