New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
Music, Audio, and Podcasting Do you use your Mac to create music? This is the place for discussions on creating and editing music on the Mac!

Best way to transfer music from old mac to new mac?


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
ahs483

 
Member Since: Jul 14, 2009
Posts: 2
ahs483 is on a distinguished road

ahs483 is offline
Hey, so I had a powerbook g4 but I just got a macbook pro. I would like to transfer all of my music from the powerbook to the macbook. I've looked around and it seems like the best way to transfer the music is by using a firewire? I think I would need a 6 to 9 pin, but if that is wrong then please correct me! Is that the easiest way? Also, where can I find a cheap firewire as I will only use it once so I would rather not spend a lot of money. Thank you!
QUOTE Thanks
shaun raney

 
Member Since: Jul 12, 2009
Location: Allendale, NJ
Posts: 41
shaun raney is on a distinguished road
Mac Specs: 17" MacBook Pro, 2.8GHZ, 4GB DDR3

shaun raney is offline
You can run Migration Assistant over an ethernet connection too. Just got a cable, and connect the two of em together. It's a little longer than firewire...but its FREEE!

-Shaun
QUOTE Thanks
ahs483

 
Member Since: Jul 14, 2009
Posts: 2
ahs483 is on a distinguished road

ahs483 is offline
Shaun, I am trying that...but when I restart my old mac and the firewire symbol comes up on my old mac, it wont let me continue. Like in the instructions it says "waiting for old mac to restart"...any ideas?
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« Can't install iTunes | processor speed for music »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Transfer music from mac to sony ericsson w705 Royle Music, Audio, and Podcasting 3 05-26-2009 01:27 AM
Moving iTunes music from PC to Mac/ how to save Art and details? kaelell OS X - Apps and Games 2 06-19-2008 05:49 AM
Multiple File Transfer between Mac and PC slow over Gigabit connection, please help kman79 Internet, Networking, and Wireless 2 07-12-2007 04:20 AM
The now famous pc - mac music move Smartz Switcher Hangout 4 12-16-2005 06:32 AM
Mac Users Get More ISP Choices schweb Apple Rumors and Reports 1 03-06-2003 10:57 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:30 PM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?