View Full Version : Help put mp3 audiobooks in iTunes for nano?

Nov 4, 2008, 02:12 AM
In preparation for delivery of the nanos I ordered I started trying to build a multibook playlist. (Until now I've just ben using Shuffles for music lists.)

All files are .mp3.
Each book is in its own folder. Each such folder contains a subfolder named "Ch## ChapTitle" and each chapter folder contains tracks named "Ch## ChapTitle" - trackNum."

But when I drag the bookfile into iTunes it eliminates the folders and just stacks the files.

So when I drag a second book to the playlist window the chapters re-stack alphabetically, putting chapter one from one book right after chapter one of the other.

How can I build a playlist with the obvious hierarchical structure of booktitle/chaptitle/chaptrack?

TIA for the help.

Nov 4, 2008, 02:17 AM
You could create a folder for the bookname, playlists in that folder for the Chapter title, and in that playlist put in all the chapter tracks.

Nov 4, 2008, 02:18 AM
Although I'd suggest you just merge those chapter tracks together to make 1 file per chapter. Audiobooks resume where they left off so you don't have to find your way through every time.