How can I NOT transfer album art to iPod?

Discussion in 'iPod' started by littlevish, Oct 22, 2009.

  1. littlevish macrumors member

    Oct 18, 2007
    I used to have this option on the main iPod options page, but as of iTunes 9 it seems to have vanished. Lately I'm running low on iPod space and would like to disable the album art. But I can't find a way to turn it off. I don't want to delete the art from iTunes itself, as I like having it on the computer...

    Help would be appreciated. I have a 8GB Nano 3G if that helps anything. Mac OS 10.6, iTunes 9
  2. apunkrockmonk macrumors 6502a


    Nov 20, 2005
    Rochester, NY
    I'm having this same problem, I've got no solution but hopefully someone does.

    Seems kind of foolish that Apple decided to remove the option from the newest iTunes...
  3. SnowLeopard2008 macrumors 604


    Jul 4, 2008
    Silicon Valley
    I doubt that disabling album art would save sufficient space. It barely takes any space at all. Maybe without it, you could fit another few songs (1-3).
  4. littlevish thread starter macrumors member

    Oct 18, 2007
    Not really, the album art fills up approximately 100 MB on my iPod Nano.
  5. phlass macrumors newbie

    Oct 28, 2009
    This really is ridiculous. I have an 8GB as well, and I used to be able to have almost 2000 songs on there, but now I have 1350 or so.

    Alternatively, if there is no option to disable the artwork transfer, can we revert to an older version of iTunes?

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