Where does iTunes store?

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by illegalprelude, Oct 7, 2005.

  1. illegalprelude macrumors 68000


    Mar 10, 2005
    Los Angeles, California
    I clicked the "music" folder and in it, i have iTunes and "My Music" Ive always imported everything into iTunes but I dont remember if i made "My Music" when I 1st got my Mac and wanst sure what the hell I was doing or what. How do I make sure where iTunes is grabbing the files from so I dont accidently delete the wrong things. I know u can click and tell it to locate those songs but for all my luck, i can keep clicking the ones in the iTunes folder

    did I even make sense?
  2. Doctor Q Administrator

    Doctor Q

    Staff Member

    Sep 19, 2002
    Los Angeles
    In your home folder should be a folder name Music. Inside that folder should be a folder name iTunes. Inside that folder you should preserve three items:

    File iTunes Library

    File iTunes Music Library.xml

    Folder iTunes Music
  3. Scarlet Fever macrumors 68040

    Scarlet Fever

    Jul 22, 2005
    when you have song selected in iTunes, press command+R to see where the song is on your HDD
  4. Sedulous macrumors 68000


    Dec 10, 2002
    Of course, the iTunes folder location is different in Windows. But remember, you can choose to store your music at any location available to your computer.
  5. carpe diem macrumors 6502

    Sep 18, 2005
    I do not understand, i dont think you made sense.

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