Finding itune folders and consolidating

On the Advanced tab, look in the box under "i Tunes Media folder location" for the location of your i Tunes Media folder.

To change the location, click the Change button and enter a new location.

are stored just how your new i Tunes library will expect them to be. If you cannot select “Reorganize files in the folder ‘i Tunes Music”, it means that your computer has already done this. Next you’ll want to make sure all of your file types are being exported. If you are transferring your music with an external hard drive (EHD), you’ll need to first export Computer A’s library to the EHD, and then import it from the EHD onto Computer B. Navigate to the EHD and select the file you’ve just saved there ending in Power Tunes seemed to be the more highly recommended program among Mac forum users, but with a price tag you might be more interested in it for some of the other features (such as doing the opposite and creating multiple libraries). Regardless of your method choice, you should be the proud owner of one beautiful i Tunes library with all of your media in one place.

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The only thing that should be different after the move is the location.

After asking around and browsing the net, I found several ways to achieve this goal; from the easiest – almost automatic – way, to the script-compiling complicated way.

It's made up of all of the music and other content that you add to i Tunes.

i Tunes uses i Tunes library files and your i Tunes Media folder to organize and store your media.

To find your folder: Mac: Make sure that you're in Finder.

From the menu bar at the top of your computer screen, choose On the Advanced tab of i Tunes Preferences, you can choose where you store and how you organize your i Tunes media files.

After you change the location of the folder, existing files won't be moved unless you consolidate your files.

For any of these, changing the location of your i Tunes media can be a great solution, allowing you to have a copy of all of it for either backup purposes or simply for storing it somewhere else until you are ready to place it back on your new hard drive or Mac.

In the end, I picked the easiest and most obvious way: the i Tunes way.

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