Sharepod facilitates the transfer of music from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch into iTunes as smoothly and quickly as possible. With this program, you won't have to worry about losing music, and you can even transfer entire playlists to your computer to avoid having to recreate them.
Search and import: Through this program, you can import all of the songs, playlists, and voice memos from your mobile device to either iTunes or another folder on your computer. You can also search through your music to find the individual tracks you want to import, and you can import in chunks rather than having to sync everything at the same time.
Lots of info: In addition to displaying the titles of all of the music you have on your device, this app also includes lots of other information about each track. For instance, you can see at a glance the Artist, Album, and Genre, as well as the total number of times you've played it and the total time for each track.
Clunky controls: It's hard to perform certain functions through this program that seem like they should be pretty basic. For instance, selecting multiple files at once almost never works, even though that's essential to performing the program's main function.
Not fully integrated: In order for the import of files to iTunes to work, iTunes needs to be open ahead of time. The program can't open it automatically, and there are no prompts that let you know about this step ahead of time.
Sharepod provides a convenient service, especially if you're often moving music back and forth between a mobile device and iTunes on your Mac. It could be smoother to work with, but it does offer some nice features and useful functionality. You can try it out for free with a limit of 10 files per transfer, and the full purchase price is $20.
Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of Sharepod for Mac 184.108.40.206.
Sharepod allows you to easily and quickly copy or transfer your iPod, iPhone or iPad music collection from your device to your Mac and iTunes. The program can back up your entire device into iTunes or simply copy individual tracks or playlists.