How to Recover Corrupted iPod Data on Mac?

Posted by: Leo Mccoy

Get Files from Corrupted iPod on Mac

IPod is the advanced media player used around globe, because of its enormous storage capacities. You can store all your favorite music files, pictures and videos in iPod and enjoy them. But these iPod gets corrupted in many occasions, consider the following scenario where in iPod gets corrupted. Suppose you wanted to transfer some files stored in Mac system to iPod, hence you connected iPod to Mac computer using a USB cable. But harmful viruses resided in Mac machine corrupted file system on iPod and made files stored in iPod unreadable. Now you start worrying about recovery of files from corrupted iPod.

Don’t think that your data will be lost permanently from iPod, now technology is grown up to such an extent where you can easily recover all your files from corrupted iPod. Employ some eminent Mac data recovery software and restore all your favorite media files from corrupted iPod. Before making use of data recovery tools check for backups, in the absence of backup proceed with data retrieval softwares.

Most common instances in which iPod get corrupted are listed below: -

  • Synchronization errors with iTunes cause corruption of iPod.
  • Abrupt removal of SD card from iPod while important files in use causes corruption of iPod.
  • IPod gets corrupted due to insufficient disk space or interruption during file system conversion.
  • Abrupt removal of iPod from Mac system while transferring files results in its corruption.

Ideal software to restore data from corrupted iPod on Mac…. Remo Recover

The best tool to recover files from corrupted or formatted iPod is Remo Video Recovery, because it is engineered with highly advanced data recovery algorithms that perform deep scanning of entire drive. It can recover music files, videos and pictures from corrupted iPod in very short span of time. Software facilitates a preview option to view all media files before saving. This utility runs successfully on all Mac OS based machines like MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac, etc. It is highly compatible with all major versions of Mac operating systems like Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion and Mountain Lion.

Significant features of Remo Recover:

  • Recovered files can be viewed in Mac finder styled interface.
  • Supports various image file types like JPEG, JPG, GIF, TIF, TIFF, PNG, etc.
  • Facilities “Save Recovery Session” option to avoid rescanning of drive in future.
  • Recovers various music and video files formats like MP4, MPEG, AVI, MOV, M4V, M4A, 3GP, etc.
  • It supports to recover files off various iPod models like iPod Shuffle, iPod Nano and iPod mini.

Points to Remember: -

  • Don’t connect iPod to virus infected devices.
  • Avoid improper handling of essential files on iPod.
  • Maintain regular backup of essential media files.



Maintain regular backup of essential media files.

1: Connect iPod to Mac machine via USB cable and run Remo Recover software, then select “Recover Photos” option from main screen.

Recover Files Off Corrupted iPod Mac - Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

2: After that select the volume representing iPod from the list of volumes displayed and click “Next” button to begin scanning process.

How to Restore Corrupted iPod on Mac - Select iPod Volume

Figure 2: Select iPod Volume

3: Once scanning process gets over you can view list of files recovered from iPod in two different views which are “File Type View” and “Data View”.

Corrupted iPod Recovery on Mac - Recovered Files

Figure 3: Recovered Files

4: Finally make use of “Save Recovery Session” option to avoid rescanning of drive in future and save recovered files to any desired location.

Recover Corrupted iPod on Mac - Save Recovery Session

Figure 4: Save Recovery Session