EphPod can do exactly what you want and is freeware. I've had a few hiccups using it but in general it works very well. ----- Original Message ----- From: "Tom Fine" <[log in to unmask]> To: <[log in to unmask]> Sent: Wednesday, December 20, 2006 4:54 PM Subject: [ARSCLIST] Recommended software to make an iPod dump its library to iTunes on a second computer > Hi All: > > OK, now here's the question at hand. There seem to be several programs out > there that will let me connect up my iPod to second computer and dump its > music library into that computer's iTunes library, rather than over-write > the iPod with music from what's already on that computer. What I'd like to > do is sync up the iTunes at both work and home with the iPod being the > sync'ing medium. Santa arrived early here with an 80-gig iPod, which holds > my entire tunes library, so I can carry it from the organized computer (at > home) to the disorganized computer (at work) and what I'd like to do is > make the work iTunes library identical to home, and further make it so I > can rip from CD at either location and the pod would act like a PDA, > keeping both libraries in sync. > > Anyone else doing this? What are you using. All my computers are > WindowsXP. > > Thanks in advance and please feel free to ping me off-list if you think > this is too far off-topic. > > -- Tom Fine > > PS -- I am impressed with the audio quality of this 80-gig iPod. I think > Apple must have listened carefully to all the bitching about the Mini and > the previous generation or two big pods and gone back to better audio > hardware. The replaces an old second-gen 20-gig unit that I always liked > sound-wise and I think this new one sounds better, both on earbuds and > plugged into the line in on the computer.