iTunes library update/refresh?

Discussion in 'Apple TV and Home Theater' started by Mattgeorge, Aug 20, 2011.

  1. Mattgeorge macrumors newbie

    Aug 17, 2011
    Well I'm in the process of converting all my movies into m4v so that iTunes can recognize them. Whenever I edit the file, iTunes doesn't update the file with the new tags and artwork. I have to manually do it by readding it to the library. Is there a way to make iTunes automatically scan for updated info?

    What about when I add a new file to the hard drive. I really don't want to have to keep track of what's been added/removed. Seems like there should be a way to set iTunes to watch a group of folders and auto update

    Any ideas? New to iTunes as I am a media center guy trying to make the transition :)
  2. slothrob macrumors 6502

    Jun 12, 2007
    Are you using the Get Info menu? I've never had problems with that not updating immediately.

    If you add new files to the Automatically Add to iTunes folder, they will automatically be added to iTunes.
  3. Mattgeorge thread starter macrumors newbie

    Aug 17, 2011
    I'm using media monkey for editing the tags. Maybe that's the problem

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