itunes keeps copying my music folder

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by southbark, Jan 4, 2007.

  1. southbark macrumors regular

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    #1
    Ok i am new to mac but when i was using a windows pc i could just point itunes to my music folder and it showed up in itunes now it wants to copy everything into my itunes folder there is not enough room on my macbook pro for two copies of my music library
     
  2. Aniej macrumors 68000

    Aniej

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    #2
    not being a tool, but need to make sure to answer the question. Do you mean two instead of to?
     
  3. mad jew Moderator emeritus

    mad jew

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    You tool! :D

    In the Advanced pane of iTunes' Preferences, there's an option to toggle whether iTunes copies tracks to the iTunes Music Folder. :)
     
  4. Aniej macrumors 68000

    Aniej

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    additionally, why not just put all the songs in iTunes, toss the windows folder or whatever it is with the original songs after that. You then have them all in the iTunes library as well as in the actual HD library.
     

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