itunes and external HD

Discussion in 'OT Technology' started by Necromancer, Dec 24, 2006.

  1. Necromancer

    Necromancer Guest

    How do I set itunes to play music from the external HD?
     
  2. TurboDerek

    TurboDerek My favorite meal is horsemeat and rice.

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    if you want to store all the music on the external HDD goto:
    itunes-preferances
    Advanced tab
    general tab
    at "itunes music folder location"
    press the change button
    choose you external hdd

    check the "copy files to itunes ...."
    press ok

    now go to
    advance - consolidate library

    this will copy all you music to the external hdd
     
  3. Necromancer

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    Well I'm not moving my files from the macbook to the external HD.

    I already have 30 gigs of music I want to play/sort in itunes straight from the external.
     
  4. slfmade

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    why cant you just click and drag to itunes? im confused, this seems like a really stupid question....
     
  5. TurboDerek

    TurboDerek My favorite meal is horsemeat and rice.

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    In that case make a folder on the external hdd and put the extra music there.
    make sure that "copy files to itunes ...." is not checked so itunes does not copy you music to you internal hdd.
     

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