Sharing itunes

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by sellitman, Feb 9, 2008.

  1. sellitman macrumors regular

    sellitman

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    CT
    #1
    We have five people sharing my iMac at home. Can anyone help me figure out how to copy all my itunes music to my Sons screen without downloading the music all over again? :confused:
     
  2. marykay9507 macrumors 6502a

    marykay9507

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    don't think you can do it....

    "About shared libraries You can listen to a shared song or watch a shared video, but you can't add it to your library, playlists, or iPod, or burn it to a CD."
     
  3. apfhex macrumors 68030

    apfhex

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    Northern California
    #3
    Do you want to SHARE the music or COPY the files to another machine? You're asking two different questions.

    iTunes will let you share your library over a home network where the other users can only listen to it, and not actually grab the files. Not a problem if the computer sharing it is always on.

    If you want to copy the files to another computer, assuming you're talking about iTunes DRM protected songs, you can authorize several (5?) other devices to play those songs. If the songs aren't DRM protected, you can copy them like any other file using file sharing.
     

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