8. Managing Your iTunes Library

You put a lot of time and effort into building your iTunes library. Make sure it’s well managed so you can enjoy it to the utmost.

As you add music and video to your iTunes library, that library grows in both value and size. To get the most out of it, pay some attention to the library as a whole. In this chapter, you’ll learn how to back up all or part of your library. Whether you want to burn your favorite playlist to a CD or back up the whole thing, it’s always a good idea to have copies of your files in case you need to restore those files someday.

Media files can crowd your hard drive, taking up space on your computer and affecting its performance. This chapter shows you how to move the folder that contains ...

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