Can I get my ratings off my iPod?

Jeff June 5, 2010
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I need to reformat my old iPod to a different computer. I have all the songs backed up so that is not a worry. I just would like to get my ratings off the iPod. Can I do that?

I’ve downloaded SharePod and it seems I can just backup all my rated songs. However, then I will have duplicates. Is there a way to just remove the ratings data and put it in iTunes on my new computer?

Or if I have to use SharePod like I described, is there a neat way I can do it so I don’t get duplicate song files?

Much thanks for any thoughts or advice.

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  1. Anonymous
    June 6, 2010 at 4:39 am

    If it's only the ratings, playlists and playcounts you're missing, you can restore those from your backup drive if you have the original files named: "iTunes Library.itl" and "iTunes Music Library.xml" located in your "My MusiciTunes" folder. replace these files on your new laptop with your backup copies and your problem is solved.