Are you struggling to manage your iTunes media files, or you don't know how to manage them properly? Certainly, if you are having an unorganized folder, you must be aware of the difficulties that you encounter while searching and accessing your favorite files, like songs you imported from the CDs, purchased items from the iTunes store, such as music videos, songs, and movies, or other added items when you turned "Copy files to iTunes Media folder when adding to library" as ON in iTunes Preferences.
For your utmost ease, here we have listed few of the important steps that will help you effectively organize your iTunes Media files.
Part 1: Find and Change the iTunes Media Folder Location
If you are using MAC, choose iTunes > Preferences
If you are using Windows, choose iTunes > Edit > Preferences
Note: Once you change the location setting for your folder, file consolidation is required to move the files to the new location. To do so, choose File > Library > Consolidate files from the top menu bar of the iTunes window and click OK.
Part 2: Keep Your Media Folder Organized
Follow the easy step to keep your media folder totally organized.
Part 3: How to Copy Files to iTunes Media Folder
1 With iTunes
Go to the Advanced tab and click "Copy files to iTunes Media folder when adding to library" to store all your available media files directly.
Not only it will put all your files in one folder, but also make it easier to backup or transfer the media. Further. CD media imports get automatically added to the media folder while if you add media choosing "Add to library" option or by dragging MP3 files into iTunes.
2 With TunesMate
iMyFone TunesMate brings to you the easiest option available to effectively manage the iTunes media library. Think about, what it would be like when you can manage all your favorite files just with a click of a mouse, that too without even losing a single file! Yes, it's possible. iMyFone TunesMate transforms all your iTunes difficulties into super easy delightful steps. Don't worry, it’s no complicated thing, but a super friendly application with ultimate user-interface that takes away all your fears of data deletion and effective management of iTunes media files.
Key features of iMyFone TunesMate:
- Effortlessly transfer your media files from both iPhone to PC/iTunes and PC/iTunes to iPhone.
- You get to preview and transfer your media files selectively.
- Experience no limits to export any kind of media playlists, movies, audiobooks, camera roll, music videos, music, iTunes U, home video etc.
- Bypass all restrictions of the iTunes and access your files your way.
- Witness no data loss while you export your files. Even an unreliable internet connection can not hinder TunesMate export efficiency
Using TunesMate is extremely easy. With just a few steps, you can proficiently organize all your files.
- Connecting your iPad/iPod/iPhone
- Scan your iPad/iPod/iPhone
Launch TunesMate on your computer and with the help of a USB cable, connect your iPad/iPod/iPhone. Choose "Transfer iDevice Media to iTunes"
After Step 1, you will see a list of all media files available on your device that are not there in iTunes library. All files in the list will be automatically checked by default. Proceed to transfer and if you wish to uncheck any of the files, do that. Click the Start button in the pop-up window.
Just in a few minutes, the transfer process is done. Click on the Complete button to finish.