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I know it is possible to copy music from an iPod to iTunes. Is it possible to also copy playlists?

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Yes, SharePod (Windows) can do this.

SharePod is easy to use and works! Heres some of the main features:

  • Add & remove music and videos from your iPod
  • Add, remove and edit playlists
  • Add & remove album art
  • View and backup photos
  • Copy music, videos and playlists from your iPod to PC
  • Import music/videos into your iTunes library, including playlists and ratings
  • Tag editing
  • Drag n' drop to and from Explorer
  • Simple, clean interface
  • Quick to load and use with no unnessary complicated features
  • Support for iPhone and iTouch (Thanks to Nikias Bassen, Paul Sladen, Jonathan Beck, and Christophe Fergeau for making this possible)

If you're on a Mac I believe you can do this via iTunes.

  • Plug your iPod in and launch iTunes
  • Select your iPod from the left pane
  • along the bottom right edge of iTunes are a bunch of icons. Click on the one that looks like an iPod. It'll bring up this configuration window:

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  • Click manually manage songs and playlists, then you can go back to the iTunes window and drag them around.
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