TouchCopy & Syncios Review: Which is a Better iTunes Alternative?

If you finally can not stand iTunes any more, now it is time to find a good iTunes Alternative.

TouchCopy is many people's choice, which delivers an easy and safe way to transfer and backup all iPod, iPhone and iPad content. Let's compare this excellent software to the fresh freeware Syncios to find out which is a better iTunes Alternative.

1. TouchCopy

Price: Free to try (100-track copy); $29.99 to buy


TouchCopy enables you to copy your iPod, iPhone and iPad music to your PC or Mac hard drive. You can even transfer your music, playlists and video straight to iTunes, including all your song data, your ratings, play counts and album art. TouchCopy will also transfer any other audio content on your iPod, iPhone or iPad like your Podcasts, Audiobooks and iPhone ringtones.

If you like keep a backup of all your audio and video content, TouchCopy can do this for you very easily too. At the touch of a button, you can backup your iPod, iPhone or iPad to your PC or Mac hard disk, external hard drive or into iTunes.


  • Clear reports of what's been copied, what hasn't
  • Can back up address book, notes, text messages, voicemails, ringtones


  • Interface is confusing
  • Crashes backup function during calendar transfer

2. Syncios

Price: Free

Syncios Device Information

Syncios is an easy-to-use yet powerful iOS device manager, which is well-designed for users who want to manage media contents between iOS devices and PC. As an iOS manager, Syncios supports accessing any iPod touch, iPhone or iPad to export apps, photos, music, ringtone, videos, and eBooks to your PC for backup. Transfer files from your PC to iOS devices will be also available. With Syncios, you can freely install, uninstall or backup iPad/iPhone/iPod applications (*.IPA) between PC and iPod/iPhone/iPad.

Syncios includes handy audio & video converter which allows you to convert your favorite music or ringtones to MP3, M4A, M4R, CAF, convert video to MP4, M4V, MOV for enjoying on iPhone/iPod/iPad conveniently. Besides, it also features the functions as Ringtone Maker, you can make your own free ringtones for iPhone from your favorite music without ever buying from iTunes Store!


  • Free
  • Nice layout
  • Easy to use


  • No mac version
  • Still need iTunes to be installed.

3. TouchCopy VS Syncios

  Syncios TouchCopy
Audio Converter yes no
Video Converter yes no
Ringtone Maker yes no
Audio Management yes yes
Video Management yes yes
Playlist Management yes yes
Photos Management yes yes
Ebooks Management yes no
Apps Management yes no
Contacts Management yes yes
Notes Management yes no
Bookmarks Management yes no
SMS Management yes yes
Outlook Supported ios supported yes
Mac Version ios supported yes
Multiple Devices Supported yes yes
Price when rated: Totally Free $29.99. Free to try

TouchCopy® is a registered trademark of Wide Angle Software Ltd.
Apple®, iPod®, Mac and iTunes® are a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.

Please simply download and have a try our Syncios and get your own conclusions.

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