Consolidating library itunes 11
To rid your Mac of music, you may want to consider i Tunes Match, which allows you to stream and sync your library through the cloud.
If you’re the kind of person who likes to rate songs, you can remove unwanted tunes pretty easily. If you want to find missing album artwork for songs in your library, click File Library and select Get Album Artwork. Sort your songs by name and look for any that are called unknown or untitled.
We’ve been buying music from the i Tunes Store, importing CDs, acquiring music from other sources, discovering videos and finding that all of this has created an unsightly mess in desperate need of a clean.
With OS X Mavericks just around the corner, this is a good time to have a tidy up and ensure that your experience of the update is a pleasurable one.
You will also need the following: from i Tunes over to an external hard drive, you should first consolidate your library.
Even if you think your library has all your information consolidated already, it can't hurt to do a manual check before moving any data.
If your i Tunes library is taking up too much space, you can move it off of your local drive and onto an external hard drive without breaking your music collection.
You will, of course, need the computer your i Tunes library is currently on.You will find that your library has missing cover art, artist information, duplicated tunes and missing data.There will be songs you think are rubbish and need to be moved to make searching easier.Start by turning on Home Sharing on the old computer, or the one hosting all of the files.If you have i Tunes 9 or 10, then go to “Advanced” and then “Turn On Home Sharing.” If you have i Tunes 11 or higher, then click “File,” “Devices” and then “Turn On Home Sharing.” Enter your Apple ID into the next money.