As the latest iOS 6 device sporting 4-inch Retina Display, dual-core A5 processor and 8-megapixel rear camera, iPod touch 5 is equally powerful as digital camera in photographing, as computer in gaming and as TV set in TV show watching. In fact, iPod touch 5 is a more favored choice for watching TV shows than TV set to many users. For one thing, iPod touch 5 is a portable device that allows users to watch TV shows whenever they want. For another, iPod touch 5 can provide decent video quality of the TV shows with Retina Display and fast processing speed with A5 processor. Moreover, iPod touch 5 provides users direct accesses to any TV shows they like with the help of iTunes Store. As a consequence, more and more people tend to watch TV shows with iPod touch 5.
In most cases, methods to transfer TV shows from computer to iPod touch 5 are highly desire. However, the methods to transfer TV shows from iPod touch 5 to computer seems to be of equal importance in some situations. Users can transfer TV shows from iPod touch 5 to computer for backup so that they won’t lose the TV shows permanently after accidental deletion operation. Since the limited built-in storage of iPod touch 5 is far from enough to contain all top-rated American TV shows, users can make room for new TV series by transferring some TV shows from iPod touch 5 to computer. Moreover, the transference of TV shows from iPod touch 5 to computer makes it possible to share those TVs with friends.
However, it is not an easy task to manage the transference of TV show from iPod touch 5 to computer. Since neither USB cable nor SD card can help users to manage it, this post will cover two methods on TV show transference from iPod touch 5 to computer.
Method One: Back up with iTunes
As the most well-known iPod transfer, iTunes are generally employed to manage data transference from computer to iPod touch 5. However, there are times when users are allowed to back up iPod touch 5 TV shows in iTunes. Of course, not all the TV shows on iPod touch 5 can be backed up in iTunes. Only TV shows purchased from iTunes can be transferred from iPod touch 5 on the premise they are still available in iTunes Store. Therefore, users need to figure out other methods to transfer those disqualified TV shows from iPod touch 5 to computer.
Get the iTunes
Download and launch the latest iTunes to make sure newly-released iOS 6 devices like iPod touch 5 can be supported. Then connect the iPod with computer via USB cable.
Transfer purchased TV shows
Open iTunes, click “TV shows” in the drop-down menu of “Device” tab to list all the TV shows available on iPod touch 5. Select those TV shows one desires to transfer from iPod touch 5 to computer and choose “Transfer Purchases from xxx” option in the drop-down menu of “File“. Then those TV shows will be transferred to computer from iPod touch 5.
Locate the transferred TV show
After that, click “TV Show” tab in the drop-down menu of “Library” to list all TV shows in iTunes. Choose those transferred TV shows, right click the mouse and select “Show in Windows Explorer” option to locate them.
Method Two: Transfer with Leawo iTransfer
Designed as the best alternative to iTunes, Leawo iTransfer not only enables users to transfer data among iOS devices but also between iOS devices and computer. Therefore, users can not only transfer photos from one iPod to another but also transfer various TV shows from iPod touch 5 to computer with Leawo iTransfer. Moreover, Leawo iTransfer even allows users to choose the output location of those transferred TV shows. However, Leawo iTransfer only works when users have installed iTunes beforehand.
Download Leawo iTransfer
Download and launch the latest Leawo iTransfer and iTunes to make sure iPod touch 5 can be fully supported. Then connect iPod touch 5 with computer via USB cable.
Choose iPod touch 5 TV shows
Open Leawo iTransfer, click “TV shows” tab to list all the TV shows on iPod touch 5 in the right part. Then choose those TV shows needed to be transferred from iPod touch 5 to computer, right click the mouse and select “My Computer” option in the drop-down menu of “Transfer to“.
Start the transference
After all those steps, set the location of output file with “Save to folder” bar and click “Transfer Now” to start transferring TV shows from iPod touch 5 to computer.
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Platfrom: Windows 7/Vista/XP