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silvergts1998
May 20, 2009, 10:53 PM
I recently transferred my itunes songs to my new OS drive. In doing so I must have some how duplicated many of my songs. Is there a way to delete duplicates all at once or do I have to sort my songs and delete individually?

Help!



Apple Ink
May 20, 2009, 10:58 PM
In iTunes, select Music under your Library and go to Files|Show Duplicates

Now select the songs you wish to delete and cmd+alt+del or ctrl+alt+del for windows!

silvergts1998
May 21, 2009, 01:05 AM
In iTunes, select Music under your Library and go to Files|Show Duplicates

Now select the songs you wish to delete and cmd+alt+del or ctrl+alt+del for windows!

Is there a program that will help in this? I have many songs and Duplicates it will take forever to do it manually.

allan.nyholm
May 21, 2009, 04:14 AM
Try searching for TuneUp on www.macupdate.com or try clicking the link here http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/29985/tuneup

Now I'm not sure this will clean up your duplicates. I think there's another app called TidyUp! that does that here http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/10579/tidy-up!

But you can always try both.

Melrose
May 21, 2009, 09:22 AM
I'm not sure about your music, but when I use iTunes to find duplicates I get, naturally, duplicates of song that are different lengths. I have several versions of certain songs because I like the variation, but iTunes looks at Song Title, not length.

What I'm saying is don't just go through and blindly delete 'duplicates' if there're some you'd like to keep: eg, the radio edit as well as the live version. If you only want one version, it's a piece of cake but otherwise just be a bit careful.

:)

miles01110
May 21, 2009, 03:24 PM
Search Dougscripts (http://dougscripts.com/itunes/) for the duplicate removal script.