Do iTunes saves a copy of the song when added ?

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by PokezoN, Sep 8, 2007.

  1. PokezoN macrumors member

    Jun 4, 2007
    If i add songs to iTunes, does it saves another copy of it or it just like a shortcut ?>
    and does iTunes have a folder which i can tell him to check everytime to see if new songs were added to that folder and it would sync automaticlly ?
  2. torchwood04 macrumors regular

    Jul 7, 2007
    iTunes should make a copy of it and add it to the library folder (if you add it the right way, meaning, open the file with iTunes and it copies it, dragging it in may cause problems). To double check, hit command-i while selecting a song and see where it is..
  3. Counterfit macrumors G3


    Aug 20, 2003
    sitting on your shoulder
    It can work either way. The option is in the General tab of the Advanced pane in iTunes preferences. If you have it set to not copy, and there's the option to "Consolidate Library" in the Advanced menu.
    I think this could be possible with a smart folder and an applescript. There might also be some apps out there that do it too.

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