Where's stored the music from iPhoto Soundtrack?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by fscarpa, Apr 29, 2009.

  1. fscarpa macrumors regular

    Oct 22, 2008
    When you "Play Slideshow" in iPhoto '09 you can choose a soundtrack for that. And there's a default music folder (under Theme Music), with some songs that I've never downloaded. Where in the HD are those songs stored?
  2. ViciousShadow21 macrumors 68020


    Mar 11, 2009
    To your left or right
    one of two places most likely

    1. library>application support>iPhoto

    or 2. right click on iPhoto >Show package contents>contents>resources.

    they may not be in a standard music format but you should find them there.
  3. eleven7 macrumors regular

    Mar 14, 2009

    Might be different depending on where you have it installed though. Just "Show iphoto in finder". Right-click "Show package contents"
  4. bardel macrumors newbie

    Mar 11, 2010
    I too was looking for these, but the ones in the package contents were the ones in the "sample music" collection, I was looking for the "theme music". Eventually found them here...

    HD\Library\Application Support\iLifeSlideshow\Audio

  5. Keysmark macrumors member

    Jun 9, 2010
    Interesting thread. My question is how do I add songs to this list? Can I just copy and paste MP3's or do they have to be in M4a format, as are the default songs? Also, in the folder shown above, all the songs have a plist. Can I add a song without a plist.

    As you can probably tell by my questions, I am relatively new to Macs.

  6. tanventure macrumors newbie

    Jan 17, 2013
    Can I add my own music to iPhoto slideshow?

    I found the discussion was rather old, but I have the exact problem, hope someone can help. I wanted to use my own music instead of the default songs from my iTune library, my problem is that when I choose my own music, while the slideshow plays well with my own song, but when I export the slideshow, the output has no sound at all, so I wanted to add my songs to the default song collection to avoid the export problem.

    Two questions: can I use mp3 music format? how to prepare the plist?

  7. mollmann macrumors newbie

    Mar 9, 2016

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