People store a lot of information on their iPod s as many consider it to be reliable as the iPod has the reputation of being so. However, it is quite possible that these supposedly reliable machines disappoint you once in a while. It is quite possible for an iPod to crash without any notice. This means contacts, music, videos and pictures are lost and may become unrecoverable. There are third party software programs that may be able to help recover possibly lost data from an iPod. By using the internet one can search for software programs that can help restore IPod and regain their data on to their computers.