Finding duplicate songs


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Finding duplicate songs

As you continue to work with iTunes, you're almost guaranteed at some point to import a song you already have in your library and in most cases iTunes will dutifully copy that song into your library again and you will end up with a duplicate of that song. Now iTunes is pretty good at detecting an exact copy of a file, so if you try to drag a copy of an existing song in to your library again iTunes won't copy it but there's still always the likelihood that your library contains duplicates of several files. To find the duplicates, choose File > Display Duplicates. iTunes then displays any songs that have the exact same name and the exact same artist.

So now I'm looking at all the duplicate songs iTunes has found, because I have my Music Library selected. If you're trying to find duplicates of videos, make sure you select Movies or TV Shows or whichever kind of media you're trying to find duplicates of. Now, if you want to leave this view of duplicates, you can cl...

Finding duplicate songs
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Finding duplicate songs 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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