Can't import into iTunes?

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by cgratti, Mar 6, 2005.

  1. cgratti macrumors 6502a

    cgratti

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    Central Pennsylvania, USA
    #1
    I want to import my current mp3 library from my Windoze machine, problem is.... iTunes won't import them.

    I changed the preference is the main preference screen so it wont copy but import them. I even copied all the music from my PC to a folder on my iMac.

    All the songs are greyed out and it wont let me select them through import, but I can copy them to my iTunes library. I want to import them so I can update the song titles and tracks and things from the internet database.

    Any ideas?
     
  2. Blue Velvet Moderator emeritus

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    Jul 4, 2004
    #2
    Don't import them.
    It'll only resample them... and degrade them even more.

    It's like taking a JPG (also lossy) and resaving it again as a JPG.

    The online (CD) database will only update the info from audio CDs anyway. It does this from reading info from the CD itself.
     
  3. cgratti thread starter macrumors 6502a

    cgratti

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    #3
    Is there a way to get the track names from the internet so dont have to type them in manually?
     
  4. Gee macrumors 65816

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    #4
    If the tracks were originally imported from a CD, you can highlight them in itunes and do 'get CD track names' from the Advanced menu. You don't have to have the CD in the machine.
     

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