What's New

Version 1.5.3
Released 8/3/10

  • Fixes crash on launch when iTunes is not open
  • Fixes crashes when trying to import videos in certain circumstances
  • Items purchased on iPods touch, iPhones, or iPads now have their tag information imported correctly instead of just showing a garbled name.
  • Fixes rare circumstances where other songs import with garbled names.
  • Added dialog offering a way to subscribe to the iRip mailing list

Version 1.5.2
Released 6/20/10

  • Fixes crash on connect of iPod touch, iPhone, or iPad
  • Logs iTunes version for crash reports

Version 1.5.1
Released 5/26/10

  • Fixes crash on launch on 10.5
  • Fixes crash after connecting an iPhone/iPod touch/iPad
  • Now shows an appropriate error message when an iPod fails to load in Automatic mode
  • Fixes importing of songs/playlists on 10.5
  • Fixes a number of other crashers
  • Previewing now works on iPhones/iPods touch/iPads while importing

Version 1.5
Released 4/9/10

  • Support for transfer of advanced song options for iPhones and all iPods (stop time, start time, exclude from shuffle, bookmarkable, checked, EQ preset, media kind).
  • Many general performance and reliability enhancements.
  • Qualified for use with iPads.
  • Support for viewing many more tags in manual mode; undesired tag columns can now also be hidden.
  • Tracks that have been purchased directly on iPhones and iPods touch can now be transferred.
  • Track previewing now works on iPhones, iPods touch, and the latest generation of iPods classic/nano.
  • Smart and regular playlists can be recreated without importing the actual song files (option-click on the down arrow).
  • Smart playlists from older iPods can now be recreated.
  • Purchased playlist now actually shows only purchased songs, not every single song on the selected iPod.
  • In certain cases, the star rating of songs was being imported incorrectly; this is fixed.
  • When an iPod is forcibly disconnected during an automatic recovery, an error message is now displayed.
  • When multiple iPods touch, iPhones, or iPads are connected, all of them now appear in the Welcome window pop-up button.
  • In manual mode, songs are imported in the order they are sorted; in automatic mode, songs are imported after being sorted by artist and then by album.
  • Column sorting behavior now more closely matches iTunes.
  • Automatically detects crashes and offers to send them to the developer.
  • Adds a new "Send Feedback…" item in the Help menu, and allows the user to send preferences, logs, system information, and user-specified comments.

Version 1.4.2
Released 1/28/10

  • Special playlists added for Audiobooks, Ringtones, Rentals, Podcasts, and iTunes U (they won't show up if nothing is in those sections).
  • Ringtones can now be ripped.
  • Cancel button no longer flickers during Automatic Recovery.
  • Menu item to retrieve lost licenses added to Help menu.
  • Items with slashes in their name are now correctly ripped to a folder.
  • Tracks with identical names are now all correctly ripped to a folder.
  • Smart playlists can now be recreated as smart playlists in iTunes for the most recent generation of iPods (does not work on iPods w/o SQL databases).
  • Destination field when ripping to a folder is no longer hidden in the prefs window after launch.
  • Music videos now show up in the Music section.
  • Tooltips for the source view of manual mode now correctly indicate what will happen.
  • Disconnecting a non-touch iPod while in manual mode will now drop the user back to the Welcome window.
  • Fix errant Console log line when clicking on an empty row in the source list or hovering over the playlists item in manual mode.
  • Welcome window no longer moves vertically downward on launch after checking for connected iPods.
  • Music videos now show icons to identify them as videos.

Version 1.4.1
Released 12/14/09

  • Updated the registration process for serial entry.
  • Fixed minor memory leak.

Version 1.4
Released 11/19/09

  • Dramatically improved load times for iPods and iPhones with many playlists.
  • Updated the interface for manual transfers.
  • Changed the application name to 'iRip'.
  • Changed the application icon.
  • Added clearer sections to the manual interface.
  • Increased reliability with transfers to iTunes.
  • Fixed numerous minor bugs and issues.

Version 1.3.5
Released 11/19/09

  • Updated Sparkle framework.

Version 1.3.4
Released 11/1/09

  • Fixed a registration issue.

Version 1.3.3
Released 10/15/09

  • Fixed a bug that caused iPhones and iPod Touches to not be named correctly.
  • Fixed a lockup that sometimes occurred when loading an iPod.
  • Updated to Sparkle 1.5.

Version 1.3.2
Released 10/4/09

  • Added a new registration window that can be accessed from the menu bar at the top (select "iPodRip" then "Registration...").
  • Fixed other minor issues.

Version 1.3.1
Released 9/29/09

  • Fixed problem with disappearing column.

Version 1.3
Released 9/26/09

  • Fixed a freeze that occurred at the loading screen with some iPods.

Version 1.2.7
Released 9/11/09

  • Fixed a crash introduced with iPhone / iTouch 3.1.

Version 1.2.6
Released 6/29/09

  • Added support for the iPhone 3.0 OS.

Version 1.2.5
Released 3/28/09

  • Drag and drop support added to manual mode.
  • Export to location added (open preferences to change the export location).
  • Modified the registration system.

Version 1.2.4
Released 3/27/09

  • iPodRip is now localized to Russian.

Version 1.2.3
Released 3/11/09

  • iPodRip is now localized to Japanese.

Version 1.2.2
Released 3/4/09

  • iPodRip is now localized to German, Italian, and Dutch.

Version 1.2.1
Released 2/28/09

  • iPodRip is now localized to both Spanish and French!
  • The welcome window is now cleaner.
  • Fixed a crash that occurred when unplugging your iPod during an import.
  • Internal playback changes--audio playback has been rewritten.

Version 1.2
Released 2/5/09

  • Optimized load times for devices.
  • Fixed a significant memory leak.
  • Added a launch warning when iTunes is loading.
  • Fixed a launch bug where iPodRip would not detect iPhones.
  • Minor UI changes.
  • Cleaned up dialogue text.

Version 1.1
Released 11/2/08

  • Added iPhone and iPod Touch support.
  • Cleaned up app internals.
  • Registration is now easier and quicker.
  • Fixed a crash when switching between manual and automatic modes.
  • Fixed a crash with 10.4 when using manual mode.
  • Fixed a bug that would cause some songs not to be copied.
  • Known limitation: no iPhone audio playback.

Version 1.0.3
Released 9/23/08

  • Added track information to automatic mode.
  • Added progress bar to automatic mode.
  • Fixed a bug preventing some users from getting all their playlists and songs.
  • Fixed several memory leaks.
  • Improved transfer performance.
  • Other minor UI changes.

Version 1.0.2
Released 7/21/08

  • Added playlist information to manual mode.
  • Added right click menus to tables.
  • Unplugging an iPod now causes iPodRip to respond appropriately.
  • Several UI changes.
  • Playlists now sort correctly according to a case-insensitive sort.
  • Fixed a bug that caused some songs to not be named correctly.
  • Fixed a crash related to canceling automatic recovery mode.
  • Fixed a possible crash when playing music while importing songs at the same time.
  • Browser table correctly updates after adding songs.
  • Automatic recovery mode now pauses when asking for registration.
  • Music now stops playing when the manual window is closed.

Version 1.0.1
Released 7/14/08

  • Fixed an issue that prevented some users from registering.
  • Fixed a crash related to automatic recovery.
  • User defaults are now set correctly on launch.

Version 1.0
Released 7/13/08

  • Initial release!

iRip (com.thelittleappfactory.irip) is a Mac software application that has been discovered and submitted by users of Software.com. The latest version that our users have reported running on their systems is iRip 1.5.3. The most popular version of this application used by our users is iRip 1.4.

Operating System: Mac

Default Install Path: /Applications/iRip.app