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Old Nov 18, 2012, 04:33 AM   #1
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Multiple iTunes Libraries on different HD's

Hey guys,

I am running out of space on my Mac HD.
Is it possible to create a secondary iTunes folder on an external hard drive to store my least used iTunes playlists/playlist folders and use my Mac HD to store my most frequented ones?

If I did this, would my External HD song titles/playlists still be visible in iTunes even through the files are currently not attached?
Would it be possible to set up so that; when I am away from my External HD, I can only access the playlist folders on my Mac HD but, when I am back with my external I can have my full range of iTunes playlists.
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Old Nov 18, 2012, 11:11 AM   #2
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One method is to have one iTunes library, with your favorite music stored on your internal drive, so it's available when you're mobile (if you have a notebook), with the remainder stored on one or more external drives.

How to split a single iTunes library over two or more media locations
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