Join Garrick Chow for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating Smart playlists, part of Up and Running with iTunes 12.
- All right, 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 earlier,…where you can type a word or a partial song title…to search your library for songs or videos,…but smart playlists give you a lot 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.…Anything with this little gear icon…in the Playlists area is a smart playlist.…So, for example, we have 90's Music,…which is pretty self-explanatory.…Classical Music, Top Rated songs.…I haven't actually rated any of my songs,…which is why this is empty.…
- 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
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1. iTunes Interface
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4. Playing Your Content
5. Sharing and Streaming Content
6. iTunes Store
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