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Take Control of Sharing Files in Leopard by Glenn Fleishman

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Chapter 9. Share Digital Media Files

Most of this book discusses sharing any type of files using file-sharing services. However, no book about sharing files on a Mac would be complete without explaining how to share iPhoto and iTunes libraries.

Decide How to Share an iTunes Library

The first step in sharing an iTunes Library is to decide whether to use the built-in iTunes Sharing feature or to use file sharing. I explain each option, next.

Built-in iTunes Sharing feature

iTunes has a built-in Sharing feature, which is easy to set up. You can use iTunes Sharing to share one iTunes Library among users on the same Mac or with users on a network. Unfortunately, the feature is limited in a number of ways:

  • Because Apple is playing nice with the recording ...

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