Senuti

Earlier this month, my external hard drive — which contained, among other things, my entire iTunes library — died. I tried rescuing what I could when it became obvious that the drive was on its last legs, but I was unable to rescue everything, including my iTunes library.

Fortunately, a lot of the songs in my library also existed on my iPod. By default, however, you can’t copy music files from an iPod to your computer. A quick Google search turned up plenty of methods for getting around this limitation, and I finally chose to go with Senuti.

Senuti says that it’s a simple application that allows you to transfer songs from your iPod to your computer. And to put it simply, it worked like a charm. There were some features, such as transferring playlists over, that I didn’t use. However, the core functionality worked just fine, and was quite easy to do, to boot.

I still have some work to do with rebuilding my iTunes library, but I’m much better off than before, thanks to Senuti. (You can find a more thorough review over on AppScount.)