9. Managing Your Library

In the last chapter, we covered concepts and tasks that enhance your listening and viewing experience. In this chapter, we move to those topics that impact what happens in iTunes when you’re not playing anything but, rather, when you’re organizing, searching, updating, or otherwise managing your library.

A song is not just music (and podcasts and audiobooks are not just spoken words); each item in your library has information associated with it. This information affects how things look, how you can find specific content, and how files are stored on your hard drive.

Thus, in this chapter we cover the ins and outs of how your library “works”: the important role of song information, how you can edit that information, and ...

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