movie folder location..

Discussion in 'iPod' started by mtfield, Jul 5, 2008.

  1. mtfield
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    whenever i import a movie into itunes the file goes into the home folder->music->itunes->itunes music->movies. So my question is why are iTunes movies in the music folder and not the movies folder in finder? Is there a way to have that folder be in the home->movie folder? it seems weird to have all these movies on my computer and have the movies folder empty hah...
     
  2. swiftaw
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    Probably because iTunes was originally just music only then expanded.

    However, all files downloaded from iTunes will end up in your iTunes folder, which by default is in ~/Music/iTunes/iTunes Music.

    I guess you could move the itunes movies folder to be a sub-folder of your main Movies folder, then place an alias to it inside your iTunes Music folder.
     
  3. mpshay
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    If you change the itunes preferences to not copy a file when you add it the library you will be able to have the actual movie file any where you want on your harddrive
     
  4. Apple Genius
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    but then it wouldn't import songs...
     

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