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iRip for Mac

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Editors' Rating:
Very good
Average User Rating:
out of 13 votes out of 2 votes

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  • Date Added:
    Sep. 23, 2014
  • Price:
    Free to try; $19.95 to buy

Editors' Review


iRip is a program that lets you transfer songs, photos, and other media from your iOS device to your computer and save it wherever you choose. Through this program, you can save photos, organize your music, and connect to iTunes, if you choose.


Quick readings: When you connect your iOS device to this app, it quickly completes a scan of the contents and displays it in the main interface window. Transfers are speedy as well, so you don't have to worry about blocking out a lot of time to finish what you start in this app.

Good organization: Files are organized into categories including Music, Photos, and People, and clicking on one of these allows you to view all of the included details. Photos are displayed as thumbnails, so you can easily see which ones you want to save, and Playlists are shown separately below the main categories, making them easy to navigate as well.


Incomplete recognition: Although a People category was created when we connected an iPhone through the app, no Contacts were imported. Music was also not present at all the first time the device was connected, and we had to disconnect and reconnect before it showed up. There is no way to refresh a connection while a device remains plugged in.

Inadequate Help: The Help link only takes you to a FAQs page with about nine general entries. If you're looking for something along the lines of a Quick Start Guide, or if the problem you're having doesn't fit into one of the included categories, you're out of luck.

Bottom Line

iRip is a handy little program for managing the transfer of media between your computer and your iOS devices. It's not the most efficient at reading all of the data on your device, but what it does display is well organized.

Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of iRip for Mac 2.1.7.

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5 stars

"Great program that every IPhone / IPod user should own"

January 16, 2015  |  By Franccio

2015-01-16 01:01:06  |  By Franccio

 |  Version: iRip 2.1.7


This product easily and quickly transfers music, movies, and files from your device to your Mac, without having to sync.


haven't found yet.


I've used it for some time, and to be honest the talented folks behind that and iRip deserve some cash. They've made a solid piece of software here, that in my opinion should be part of the iTunes package. You won't be disappointed.
Good stuff! Highly recommend by me!

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4 stars

"iRip Works Perfectly Fine"

December 31, 2014  |  By Rylore

2014-12-31 10:48:49  |  By Rylore

 |  Version: iRip 2.1.7


Under the "Manual Import" option, for playlists, and the songs contained in them, it works precisely as advertised. Select your playlist on the left and on the right side at the bottom click "Import" and away it goes. I found the best way for it to work is to have your device unlocked and iTunes closed (it will open iTunes itself). Otherwise it gives you a "iTunes Not Responding" message claiming a "dialog may be open."


It isn't very organized. On the left, you have all your playlists. On the right, you have all songs, movies, audiobooks, etc., combined. You have to manually search for the titles of your movies, audiobooks, etc. if you want to copy them over. It should separate your files into appropriate categories, such as music, movies, audiobooks, etc.
Does have some buggyness to it from time to time, but when I had my device unlocked and iTunes closed before starting the program, it did precisely what I needed it to do.


I had a hard drive die on me and after buying another and reinstalling everything, iTunes would not sync because it said my iPhone was already synced to another library (even though they were both titled the same). Plus, syncing is a one-way operation, from computer to device. Not the other way around. This program allowed me to copy all my lost data from my iPhone back onto my computer and into my library, allowing me to sync once again (although it had to erase all music and movies and reinstall them). If I were to have tried syncing without this program, all my music and movies would have been completely lost.

Updated on Dec 31, 2014

The only major issue I noticed is that, while every site I download the program from, including the parent site, says the version is 2.1, once you install it and go to "About iRip," it says it's version You'd think they'd know how to update that when the program is updated.

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Full Specifications

Publisher The Little App Factory
Publisher web site
Release Date September 23, 2014
Date Added September 23, 2014
Version 2.1.7
Category MP3 & Audio Software
Subcategory Rippers & Converting Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.5 Intel/PPC
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 2.01MB
File Name
Total Downloads 46,192
Downloads Last Week 9
License Model Free to try
Limitations Not available
Price $19.95

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