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Or click on the Compilation checkbox to have it filed as an Album instead of By Artist. Mac Entertainment. You are not alone. Or lose all my passwords in the chain. If there are several errors on tracks, you may want to edit them all at once. I loooove Vox. Helped a bunch.
Back up and restore your iTunes library on your PC Before you transfer or restore your iTunes media library on your PC, consolidate it and create a back up. Before you back up your media: Consolidate your iTunes library. The only way to back up your purchased media is to download your purchases to your computer. If you don't see your iTunes Media folder in the above location, here's how to find it: Open iTunes.
How to Clean up and organize your iTunes library to be neat and tidy? Search your Music iMusic is software to develop to reduce the pain of organizing and cleaning the massive iTunes library. Step 1: Launch iTunes on your PC or Mac. Before you transfer or restore your iTunes media library, consolidate it and create a back up. add to iTunes, is organized into two iTunes library files and an iTunes Media folder. and turn on automatic downloads for future purchases. With a Mac, your iTunes Library typically backs up when you make a.
Click the Advanced tab. Look in the box under "iTunes Media folder location" for the location of your iTunes Media folder.
Back up your library and media files After you consolidate your media files, you can back up your library and media files to an external drive. Quit iTunes. Find your iTunes folder. Right-click on your iTunes folder, then choose Copy. Go to your external hard drive, then right-click and choose Paste. Select your iTunes folder, then right-click and choose Copy. Go to the location on your computer where you want your iTunes library, then right-click and choose Paste.
On the Info tab will be a blank box for Artwork. Just drag the image from your browser to this box. If dragging doesn't work, you can save the image to your desktop and then double-click the blank Artwork box to select a local file.
If your music library is sizable, then the odds are good you have a few duplicates in there. From this list, you can view all duplicates, which will show the same song no matter which album it's on. Or you can click Same Album at the top of the list to view only duplicates from -- you guessed it -- the same album.
Before deleting a duplicate, be sure you add Bit Rate as one of the filter options. This way, if two duplicates feature different bit rates, you can remove the the lesser of the two.
I have a number of reggae compilations, which greatly add to my reggae genre shuffle, but all of those artists with only a song or two to their name in my collection clog up my library and make it difficult to browse by artist. Thankfully, there is a way to clean up your artist list without needing to change the artist metadata for each track on a compilation to something inaccurate or vague. Right-click on an album and select Get Info.
On the Options tab, select Yes for "Part of a compilation. I have found that sometimes iTunes treats each track of a compilation as its own album, which scatters each track throughout the Album view because it's organized by artist name. In such cases, just go to the Songs view, order the list by album, and highlight all of the songs of the album to select all at once to tag them as part of a compilation.
For any song in an album that's marked as a compilation, the artist will not show up in the Artists view in iTunes. And you'll find a Compilations item at the top of the artist list for easy access to any and all of your compilation albums. Editors' note: It's spring-cleaning time!
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Don't show this again. Software Clean up and organize your iTunes music library I present four ways to tidy up the music you have stored in iTunes, none of which requires complicated procedures or added software. By Matt Elliott. Metadata is your friend Every track in iTunes has data behind it that helps iTunes catalog it, from the obvious track, artist, and album information to year, track number, and genre.