If your iPod contains few built-in games, you can easily download more games to add to your existing tally of games. In case you are not sure about the games you want to transfer, you can simply download the available free demo games. There are many free games designed to play on iPods and 3G iPhones they include; Mastermind, Avalanche, Golf Score Card Bejeweled, Blackjack and Haiku. Before you perform any download, it is important to recognize that the type of games you download depends on the type of iPod you have.
To transfer games from Mac to your iPod, you need to have a 5th generation video iPod or higher version and a computer with an iTunes account. ITunes provides an easy way to add and organize all sorts of files into a digital media collection. To begin the transfer process, click on the iTunes icon on the dock to launch it. Inside the iTunes store, select the iPod games link and choose the iPod games you want to download into your iPod iTunes. Next, sync your new games with your iPod system. To do this, you need to know how to play your newly downloaded games. To do this, simply plug your iPod into your computer via the USB connector dock or cable connector. Then wait for a few seconds to allow your iPod sync to transfer your new games from iTunes into your iPod.
Once the syncing process is complete, disconnect your USB cable and remove your iPod from the docking station. After the installation, you can play your games. To begin play, press the menu button until the main menu appears. Next, go to the wheel and slide your finger to highlight the Extras app and make your selection by clicking the center. Your newly installed games will appear on your iPod window’s game list. When performing file transfers into your iPod device, always avoid downloading games off torrent sites or other suspicious free game websites because some of these sources contain games with viruses or corrupted files.
You can also transfer games from your iPod into your Mac computer using special iPod to Mac transfer software’s available in the market. The software’s are specially designed to allow users to create, edit and delete iPod playlists as well as manage the process of file transfer among different iPods. When you are selecting an iPod to Mac file transfer software, check to make sure it can perform the following functions:
• Support Intel processors iTunes 9.0 and iPhone OS 3.0.
• Allow high speed transfer of files such as games, photos, podcast and video
• Work in sync with various iPod models such as iPod Touch, iPod Classic, iPhone 3G, iPod nano, and iPhone 3GS among other Apple products
• Allow local Mac file transfer to iPod
• Make it easy to create, rename and delete playlists in iPhone or iPod.
• Provide quick search and filter functions when locating files
• Allow speedy simultaneously transfer of files in multiple iPods