SharePod Review and Best SharePod Alternative for Windows/Mac

Are you thinking about using SharePod to serve an alternative for iTunes? Find out how it works and whether or not it is worth your time in this article.

Sharepod Review

Sharepod is a lightweight and user-friendly iOS file transfer tool that has been designed to simplify the process of transferring files from your iDevice to computer. With a simple and intuitive interface, SharePod makes it easier to copy your media files from your iDevice to your PC. The tool also offers a plethora of additional features.

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Pros

  • Transfer files from your iPhone to computer as well as iPhone to iTunes conveniently.
  • Manage your iPhone music, videos, etc. and transfer them quickly using the simple drag and drop method.
  • Add/edit/remove your iPhone playlists easily.
  • Add/change album art to your albums/playlists.
  • User-friendly interface allows you to quickly learn to use SharePod with minimal effort.
  • You can transfer all your iPhone media files or transfer them individually to your iTunes library with SharePod.
  • Instantly play your iPhone music files on your computer via integrated media player of SharePod.

Cons

  1. Limited types of media files are supported for transferring. Moreover, you cannot manage your iPhone photos via SharePod.
  2. One-way transfer; you can only transfer files from iDevice to computer. SharePod does not support transferring files from computer to iDevice.
  3. Unsupported with the latest Mac OS 10.13.
  4. Mac version of SharePod does not support older iTunes versions. It only supports iTunes 12 or later.
  5. SharePod is costly ($20), considering it basically offers one primary function.
  6. SharePod has an outdated user interface. Furthermore, the interface does not include any advanced features; which most other iOS file transfer tools offer nowadays.

Best Sharepod Alternative for Windows / Mac

Considering that Sharepod has many limitations, it makes sense to use an alternative tool that is not only relatively inexpensive but also overcomes those limitations. iMyFone TunesMate is the best Sharepod alternative that will cover all your iPhone file transfer needs. It overcomes all limitations of Sharepod (one-way transfer, unsupported with latest Mac OS, supporting limited types of media for transferring, etc.). This ultimate data transfer tool offers plenty of useful features that makes transferring files between iDevice and computer seamless and fun.

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Pros

  • Two-way transfer; TunesMate supports transferring files from iDevice to iTunes/Computer and vice versa.
  • TunesMate bypasses known iTunes limitations (erasing data while syncing, chances of data loss, etc.) making it the best iTunes alternative.
  • All media file types are supported including music, movies, podcasts, audiobooks, videos, playlists, and more.
  • Sleek and user-friendly interface of TunesMate makes it enjoyable to use for transferring files.
  • Sync files to your iDevice without worrying about losing any previously synced data.
  • Share your iTunes library with your friends and family even if they are using different Apple IDs.
  • Transfer purchased as well as non-purchased music and media files between your iDevice and computer.
  • Preview your iPhone media files on TunesMate before transferring them to iTunes/computer.
  • No password is required to extract iTunes files.
  • Rebuild corrupted/damaged iTunes library by conveniently copying all your media files from your iDevice.
  • Merge your multiple iTunes libraries together with a single click, without worrying about any duplicates.
  • Uninstall apps in bulk and quickly free up space on your iDevice.

Cons

  1. iMyFone TunesMate does not support Android platform and is solely designed for iOS devices.
  2. TunesMate has a trial version which you can use to test the software and its various functions. You will need to purchase the full version in order to enjoy all of its features.

Comparisons

Apps and Metrics
Sharepod
Add File from Computer to iDevice
yes
Manage Photos
yes
 
Manage Apps
yes
Manage Music
yes
yes
Manage Videos
yes
Transfer Non-purchased Music
yes
Version windows & mac
yes
Doesn't support Mac OS 10.13