Creating Smart Playlists


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Creating Smart Playlists

Now let's take a look at how to create a Smart Playlist. A Smart Playlist is essentially a saved search command. We saw how to use the Search field a little bit earlier, where you can type in a word or partial song title to search your library for songs or videos, but Smart Playlists give you so much more power in terms of specifying exactly what you're looking for in a file. The difference between a Smart Playlist and a regular playlist is that a Smart Playlist has the ability to change and update its contents on its own based on the criteria you create for it. A regular playlist is a static list that does not change until you manually add or delete songs from it.

So let's take a look at Smart Playlists. Now we already have some Smart Playlists built into iTunes. We have 90s Music, Classical Music, Music Videos, My Top Rated, Recently Added, Recently Played, Top 25 Most Played, and by clicking on some of these I'll see that they already have some content in them, for the m...

Creating Smart Playlists
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Creating Smart Playlists provides you with in-depth training on Audio + Music. Taught by Garrick Chow as part of the iTunes 10 Essential Training

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Audio + Music
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iTunes
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