Join Garrick Chow for an in-depth discussion in this video Consolidating your library, part of Learning iTunes 12.
- Let's go to iTunes Preferences.…If you're on Windows, this will be Edit Preferences,…and to the Advanced tab here.…Now I've mentioned a couple of times already…that I consider it best practice…to keep these two options you see here checked,…to make sure that all the files you import…are copied to your central iTunes Library…and to make sure iTunes keeps the Library…and its folders organized.…In this movie, I want to talk about what happens…if you import content but don't have the…Copy files to iTunes Media folder option checked here.…So with that unchecked, I'll click OK.…Now in the Video folder from the exercise files,…there's a short movie in here called rocks.m4v.…
I'm going to drag that into my iTunes Library.…Now I'll go ahead and close that.…And as we've seen before, if I go to Movies,…I'll find that it's been added here under Home Videos.…And I can just double-click it to play it.…I'll press esc.…So it plays just fine.…Let's see where iTunes is playing it from.…I'm going to right-click on it and choose Get Info.…
- Differences between the Mac and Windows versions of iTunes
- Using the playback controls
- Importing music and videos
- Consolidating your library
- Finding duplicate songs
- Playing music, playlists, and radio
- Sharing and streaming content
- Purchasing content from the iTunes Store
Skill Level Beginner
1. iTunes Interface
2. Importing Media
3. Managing Your Library
4. Playing Your Content
5. Sharing and Streaming Content
6. iTunes Store
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