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Take Control of Users & Accounts in Tiger by Kirk McElhearn

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Appendix A. Share Digital Media Files

Lots of people want to share songs and photos that are stored on their computers, and the most common tools that Mac OS X users use to access shared songs and photos are iTunes and iPhoto.

By default, when a user first launches iTunes or iPhoto, the program creates its own storage folder inside that user’s home folder. iTunes creates ~/Music/iTunes and iPhoto creates ~/Pictures/iPhoto Library. Despite this similarity, you use different methods to share music and photos among users on a Mac.

Share Your iTunes Library

It’s easy to share music in iTunes because iTunes is happy to load its music files from any location. Follow these steps:

  1. If you have already ripped some of your CDs to MP3 or AAC files, copy your ...

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