SharePod 4.3.2.0

Reviewed by Chris Thomas

"Share your Ipod music collection with friends"

Overview

Sharepod is an application designed to simplify the process of transferring files to and from your iPod, iPhone, or iTouch. With an intuitive, robust interface the software makes it easy to change, backup, and share files on your iPod, improving upon Apple's standard transfer process while also providing access to a plethora of useful features.

Installation

With a file size of only about 2 MB, SharePod downloads easily and installs quickly. Surprisingly, it is not compatible with the Mac operating system, however it can be used by most Windows users, as it is compatible with Windows 98, 2000, ME, XP, NT, Vista, and 7. With no hidden toolbars or malicious software attached, this software has a hassle-free installation and setup process.

Interface

The SharePod interface couldn't be simpler, with five buttons located at the top of the main window that provide access to the basic features – Save Changes, Copy to PC, Copy to iPod, Backup iPod, Search iPod, Eject iPod, Options, Website, Check Version, and About. The left navigational pane displays playlists/albums/folders, while the majority of the right side of the main window displays the content you're browsing through. Overall, anyone that has ever used an iPod or a PC before should be able to familiarize themselves with this software within just a couple of minutes.

Pros

  • Makes it easier to add/remove music, photos, video files to and from your iPod, iPhone, or iTouch within the Windows operating system

  • Easily add/remove/edit playlists

  • Assign album art to your playlists/albums

  • Supports drag-and-drop functionality that integrates seamlessly with your operating system, so you can simply drag files from Windows Explorer into the program

  • Starts up quickly and has a self-explanatory user interface that anyone can learn to use with minimal effort

  • Import files individually, or import all of the content in your iTunes library with a single click. Ratings and playlists are kept intact during importation

  • Lets you add tags to each song to make it easier to find your favorite songs using the built-in search function

  • Available for free use permanently

  • Gives you a simple interface in which you can view and backup the content of your iPod, iPhone, or iTouch within the Windows operating system

  • Includes an integrated media player that allows for instant playback of all your files

Cons

  • Has a simplistic interface and does not include any advanced features, however some users prefer this simplicity.

Alternatives

The most notable alternatives to SharePod are Media Monkey, CopyTrans Manager, Floola, and of course iTunes. However, none of the aforementioned competitors are as easy to use as SharePod, which explains why this exciting new application is quickly gaining popularity.

Conclusion

If you're looking for a reliable, convenient, and powerful alternative to iTunes that is designed for the Windows operating system, SharePod provides an ideal solution. With an intuitive interface, and self-explanatory features that provide all of the basic functionality one could ask for, this software provides an incredible value, and it is somewhat surprising that is available free for permanent use.

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Antivirus information

Download3K has downloaded and tested SharePod on 16 Sep 2016 with some of Today's best antivirus engines and you can find below, for your convenience, the scan results:
  • Avast:

    Clean
  • Avira:

    Clean
  • Kaspersky:

    Clean
  • NOD32:

    Clean
SharePod Antivirus Report
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