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3 Best iTunes Alternative Software 2019

""Since about version 10 iTunes' been making everything slow down whenever it is running. I can't run iTunes and use a Word Document at the same time as it keeps not responding. I wonder where I can find an alternative because it has become unusable."


Both entry level and senior users know that iTunes has a variety of limits. We'd like to recommend you 3 best iTunes alternative 2018 that can fill these gaps. All iTunes alternative solutions in our recommended list have features that iTunes doesn't have.

1. Tenorshare iCareFone—All-in-One iTunes Alternative

Tenorshare iCareFone is a powerful iTunes alternative for Windows and Mac. And it's fully compatible with iOS 11.3/11.2/11.

Key features:

  • File Manager: Transfer data between iPhone/iPad and Windows/Mac/Android phones.
  • Backup & Restore: Backup and restore iDevices without using iTunes.
  • System Saver: Repair crashed system caused by up/downgrade, jailbreak, factory reset, etc.
  • Fix iOS Stuck: Troubleshoot common iOS stuck issues like Apple logo, DFU Mode, etc.
  • Clean & Speedup: Clean up and speed up iOS system to boost performance.
  • Ads Remove: Block all in-app ads and Safari ads on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch.
icarefone interface

Why choose Tenorshare iCareFone—The Best iTunes Alternative for iPhone/iPad/iPod 2018

  • 1. iTunes can only manage 5 types of documents and you can't export them directly to computer. iCareFone not only enables you to manage 9 types of files (Contacts, Notes, Calendar, APP, Video, Bookmark, Photo, Music and iBooks), but also do a lot of changes including edit, delete, add new items and export to computer.
  • 2. When iTunes can't recognize your device or you can't backup/restore iTunes backup for other reasons, iCareFone is ready for help. Moreover, it allows you to selectively backup data from device, which will save much valuable time.
  • 3. iCareFone is your iPhone/iPad/iPod saver, which can fix all iOS stuck and repair iOS system.

All in all, it's a feature-rich iTunes alternative for mac and iPhone.

2. CopyTrans—A Simple iTunes Alternative

CopyTrans is also a complete alternative tool to transfer music, photos, videos, contacts and more from PC to iPhone, iPad and iPod without iTunes.

copytrans interface


  • 1. Easy transfer.
  • 2. Support about 6 types of documents.
  • 3. Allow you to manage data by importing, exporting and deleting.
  • 4. No iTunes needed for transfer.
  • 5. Fully compatible with iOS 11.


  • 1. No Mac version.
  • 2. Don't transfer wma.
  • 3. Don't launch automatically when the device is plugged in.
  • 4. Cannot fix iOS stuck and repair system.


Because CopyTrans is only an iTunes alternative for Windows right now, you could try iCareFone as CopyTrans alternative for Mac if you're looking for an alternative for your iTunes Mac OS X.

3. dr.fone-Transfer (iOS)—A Simplex iTunes Alternative

dr.fone can also transfer contacts, SMS, photos, music, video, and more.

wondershare drfone


  • 1. Support over 6 types of documents.
  • 2. Allow you to manage data by exporting, adding, deleting.
  • 3. No iTunes needed for transfer.
  • 4. Fully compatible with iOS 11.
  • 5. Support Mac and Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP.


  • 1. A little complicated.

    You need to download different versions for specialized function.
  • 2. Expensive!

    The full toolkit for over $99.

Hope these tips provided in this post would be helpful for you to choose the best iTunes alternative in 2018. If you want some more recommendations on iOS/Android software, please contact us at any time.

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