Step 1: Install SyncMate Free edition.
Download and install SyncMate Free edition on your Mac. SyncMate is compatible with iOS 3.x - iOS 6.x iPod Touch devices (we advise to test SyncMate Free edition prior to upgrading to Expert).
Step 2: Connect your iPod Touch to your Mac
You can sync your iPod Touch with Mac via USB. So, once SyncMate is installed, please, connect your iPod to your Mac.
Note that SyncMate doesn't limit the quantity of Macs you can sync your iPod with. Of course, the quantity of iPods, which can be synced with your Mac is also unlimited.
*Have any questions? Read this article.
Step 3: What would you like to sync?
SyncMate Free can sync Address Book and iCal entries between your Mac and iPod Touch. Choose required plugins by checking their boxes.
*Read Step 6 to find what other sync options SyncMate has for you.
Step 4: Choose sync direction
Data in your Mac and iPod Touch can be synced in three directions - Mac to iPod Touch (Mac data will be added to the existing entries on your iPod), iPod Touch to Mac (iPod data will be added to the existing Mac entries) and bi-directional - data will be mutually updated on both sides.
Contacts, calendars, Safari bookmarks, Entourage and Mail notes (OS X 10.7 or earlier), Stickies and folders can be synced in three directions. iTunes & Video* and iPhoto* can be synced in one direction (iPod Touch to Mac).
Step 6. SyncMate Free vs SyncMate Expert
You can turn your iPod into a personal assistant with SyncMate Free edition – it will sync Contacts and Calendars between your iPod Touch and Mac.
SyncMate Expert offers you even more. You can sync Safari bookmarks, Mail notes and Entourage notes, favorite music and videos*, photos*, Stickies, Folders and more. You can also sync data on Mac with iPod Touch automatically (when syncing media files and folders with iPod Touch, sync is possible only with "user/media" folder on iPod Touch).
Moreover, you can mount your iPod Touch as additional Mac disk and browse its content on Mac (possible to mount only "user/media" folder on iPod Touch).
* There are few peculiarities of syncing iTunes&Video and iPhoto with iOS devices. Please study them carefully.
Step 7. Synchronize your Mac with other devices!
SyncMate can also sync data on your Mac with Nokia S40 phones, BlackBerry, Windows Mobile and Android devices, other Macs and Windows computers, Sony PSP, MTP devices, mounted storage devices, iPods Nano, iPhones, iPads, Google, Dropbox, iCloud, and Yahoo! accounts.