Is it possible to prompt for iTunes library?

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by bigfatipod, May 28, 2015.

  1. bigfatipod macrumors regular

    Sep 22, 2011
    I recently picked up a Western Digital myCloud external drive. So far, I’ve been very happy with the drive.

    I have my iTunes library stored on it and access it from my Mac. I would like the ability to store a subset of that library locally. I believe this means I would require two music libraries and would need to hold down option when starting iTunes.

    I am wondering if there’s a way to automatically start iTunes and get prompted for a library. If it means starting a script rather than the actual iTunes application directly, that would be fine.

    Was wondering if anyone has done something similar or knows how to do this?

  2. illitrate23 macrumors 6502a


    Jun 11, 2004
    if you hold down the option key as you open iTunes it will prompt you to either choose an existing Library or to create a new one.
  3. Pieterr macrumors regular

    Mar 22, 2015
    The Netherlands

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