backing up and burning cd in itunes

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by awylde, May 4, 2009.

  1. awylde macrumors newbie

    Jan 17, 2009

    can anyone tell me how to:
    back up my itunes to a dvd and import it back if i loose itunes infomation on my mac. (always thought there was an option to back up info but can not find it. itunes 8.0.2)

    also how i have imported most of my music as MP3 format but I need to change some of it (mainly audiobooks) to WAV or AIFF if it can be done.
    all help much appriciated
  2. Cromulent macrumors 603


    Oct 2, 2006
    The Land of Hope and Glory
    Backup the preferences files and the library files in your Music folder. There is a document on the Apple website explaining how to do it.

    You need to reimport them. I would suggest using Apple Lossless format as it uses better compression and is exactly the same quality (lossless).

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