Consolidating albums on itunes

But with one-terabyte external hard drives retailing for less than on Amazon, there are no excuses not to spring for external storage to move that humongous i Tunes library of yours on.This post takes you step-by-step through the process of consolidating your i Tunes library and moving it to an external drive in a way that will preserve your playlists, ratings and other interactions, so you won’t miss a beat.To locate the i Tunes folder on Windows, go here: Should you elect to have your i Tunes Media folder organized, i Tunes will place song files into album and artist folders.Individual files will adopt the file name format based on the disc number, track number and the song title.For example, let’s imagine you have: You then proceed to play all 10 albums through the i Tunes application.Realizing you have just listened to ten of the greatest albums ever, you have a sudden urge to back them up.

This will be much slower than the first method (especially if you're letting i Tunes manage your library), but it will work in i Tunes 10.It also means that i Tunes will locate all your music files on your computer and add it into one single library file for managing easily.But if you are using an operating system like Windows, you need manually set the i Tunes library to make i Tunes consolidate files.If you have bought music from i Tunes it is highly likely it has been stored on your computer at: C:\Users\Username\Music\i Tunes\i Tunes Media (Macintosh HD/Users/Your User Name/Music on a Mac) however, if you have ever altered the settings in i Tunes you may have changed the default location where i Tunes stores music.Music files in other locations on your computer (i.e.This guide explains how to correct and update the tags of your music in your i Tunes from Music Brainz using Picard.

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