Consolidating itunes libraries pc
It may be, however, a headache because it will take up much space on your computer and make your computer slower and slower with the increasing media files added to i Tunes library.
Well, here you may want to move your i Tunes library to an external drive to release your computer space.
Now that you have your i Tunes library nice and neat, you need to get your new computer recognizing the i Tunes library on your old computer. Now you should be able to navigate through the music on your old computer from your new computer.
You should see your old computer’s library on the left-hand side of your new computer’s i Tunes window under “Shared.” The catch is that you can only view your music in one big list.
These settings would be best for Serato users: Stereo Bit Rate: 320 kbps Besides the encoder and it's settings, the other option which simplifies importing CDs is the second check box: "Automatically retrieve CD track names from internet".
As long as your computer is connected to the internet, this option will fill in the basic track information when you insert a CD to rip, which can save a lot of time typing names into i Tunes.
If you aren’t going to be transferring Playlists and Song Ratings, you can skip this step. You may find that the hard drive on your old computer doesn’t have enough room to do this because some copies of files may have to be made, in which case – make room.
For more detailed information on encoding audio files, check out this article on encoding.
Once the import is complete, the tracks on the CD should now be files on your computer, usable both in i Tunes and Serato Software (given you have the Read i Tunes Library option checked in Serato software) If you already have audio files on your system, importing them into i Tunes is easy.
Amazon makes it insanely simple to align music purchased from it with your i Tunes library, but you need the Amazon Music app, available for both Mac and PC, instead of just accessing the service from a browser.
The app features two settings that open a pipeline directly to i Tunes for all Amazon Music purchases.
Unlike an attic, which has become a de facto graveyard for many CD collections, the cloud is a useful tool for music fans.