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    Default TuneSwift Simplifies iTunes to iTunes Transferring


    Christmas has come early for many "switchers" - those for whom transferring iTunes libraries between computers or among portable devices is a routine or otherwise recurring task. Given that syncing files between computers (particularly between Windows PCs and Macs) is not the most joyous of tasks, there will likely be some considerable comfort taken in the new CopyTrans application dubbed TuneSwift.

    Here's what we're dealing with in a nutshell: TuneSwift can swiftly backup an iTunes library stored on your preferred iDevice. By using "incremental backups," storage updates are made simpler in the absence of having to update the complete library. The most desirable attribute, however, may be TuneSwift's ability to transfer an iTunes library to a new computer, a different location within the same computer, or even an external hard drive without a hitch.

    Tuneswift is worth a mention not only in light of the neat service it provides, but because it will be available at no cost until March 15th (with promo code "tuneswift-acti-vate-me"). So if the holiday season brings with it a new computer, tablet, or iDevice of some variety, the prospect of transferring or backing up your iTunes library will be dramatically simplified with Tuneswift.

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    mod edit: removed comment....

    I like to say that I reckon this is very handy for me
    Secondly free till march can't really say no to a trial thanks
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    From their website:

    "Unfortunately CopyTrans Suite does not run on Macs.
    You may consider our partner Xtremsoft's products."

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    This is disappointing. I thought it was for restoring and backing up your iDevice without resource-killing iTunes from the picture.

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    this looks cool, i'll check it out
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    Beats transferring 59 gigs of iTunes files over wifi...
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    Quote Originally Posted by pentatonic145 View Post
    From their website:

    "Unfortunately CopyTrans Suite does not run on Macs.
    You may consider our partner Xtremsoft's products."
    It's called tuneswift. Not copytrans. Might wanna check into the right product.

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    where am i entering the promotional code "tuneswift-acti-vate-me" ?

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    You enter the promo code once you download the program and do your first backup. It'll ask you for the code right before you do the backup.

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    If an exact copy can be transfered to another PC does that mean an Ipod or Iphone can be synched on both computers now with no issues or are we still stuck with one PC at a time only ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigmoss View Post
    If an exact copy can be transfered to another PC does that mean an Ipod or Iphone can be synched on both computers now with no issues or are we still stuck with one PC at a time only ?
    I thought you could authorize five computers.

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    Cool program

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    Quote Originally Posted by sharp2G View Post
    where am i entering the promotional code "tuneswift-acti-vate-me" ?

    Another way to activate is once you install the program there are 3 tabs, Main-Settings-Activate. I just clicked on the activate tab and put in the promo code and it worked great without having to start a back-up, etc.

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    There is something really wrong with this software.
    I tried to do a backup and it said it will be 91GB!!!
    I dont have 91GB of data in iTunes. Total of everything in iTunes is about 40GB, thats all movies apps and songs etc.

    I copy the files over manually via LAN to the netbook and it was never 91GB.

    Quote Originally Posted by GadgetGirl66 View Post
    Another way to activate is once you install the program there are 3 tabs, Main-Settings-Activate. I just clicked on the activate tab and put in the promo code and it worked great without having to start a back-up, etc.
    Another problem is you have to activate it every time you load it up.
    it doesn't remember its activated.
    Last edited by NakedFaerie; 12-21-2010 at 09:35 PM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost

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    Quote Originally Posted by NakedFaerie View Post
    There is something really wrong with this software.
    I tried to do a backup and it said it will be 91GB!!!
    I dont have 91GB of data in iTunes. Total of everything in iTunes is about 40GB, thats all movies apps and songs etc.

    I copy the files over manually via LAN to the netbook and it was never 91GB.



    Another problem is you have to activate it every time you load it up.
    it doesn't remember its activated.
    Lol, the total of all the data on my computer is 35GB. But that does sounds like a problem.

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    Another app to make life easier!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ohthatguyagain View Post
    It's called tuneswift. Not copytrans. Might wanna check into the right product.
    TuneSwift is part of the CopyTrans suite. Might wanna check into the website
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    I'm gonna have to check this out. Downloading now. Can't wait to see if and how much faster it really is. Can't go wrong.... Especially if it's free.

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    sounds good to me
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    Quote Originally Posted by NakedFaerie View Post
    There is something really wrong with this software.
    I tried to do a backup and it said it will be 91GB!!!
    I dont have 91GB of data in iTunes. Total of everything in iTunes is about 40GB, thats all movies apps and songs etc.
    Remember that iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad backups are backed up as well. You can deactivate that feature in the advanced settings(Settings -> Advanced settings... -> set general.backup.ios to no)

    Quote Originally Posted by NakedFaerie View Post
    Another problem is you have to activate it every time you load it up. it doesn't remember its activated.
    A few other users have reported the same problem and it will be fixed in version 1.09.

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