The very question “I would like to free up some space on my computer. Can I?” has been on the lips of many. Prior searching for solutions online, you must have been worried sick about having to delete all those blockbuster movies you purchased from iTunes due to insufficient space on your Mac or PC. It could make you feel a bit heartbroken to watch all your favorite movies been deleted as a result of lack of computer space.
With lots of people asking and looking for ways to save their investment from going down the drain, we have decided to put up this article to guide you on how to save iTunes movies to external hard drive.
Part 1: How to Quickly Locate iTunes Movies on Windows or Mac Computer?
We are going to show you detailed steps on how you can find your iTunes movies fast without hassle. In order to access your iTunes movies on your Windows or Mac computers, follow the steps below carefully:
For Windows Computer:
- Windows 7 and 8 or later: C:\Users >> Username >> My Music >> iTunes >> iTunes Media
- Windows Vista: Users >> Music >> iTunes >> iTunes Media
- Windows XP: C:\ Documents and Settings >> Username >> My Documents >> My Music >> iTunes >> iTunes Media
For Mac Computer:
You can find your iTunes directory at ~/Music/iTunes Media/ or ~/Music/iTunes.
Part 2: How to Save iTunes Movies to External Hard Drive?
Saving your iTunes movies to your external hard drive for movies can go a long way to help save up some space in your computer, and can also come in handy when you have to back up your movies in case of a computer hard drive crash. Traditional way to transfer iTunes movies to external hard drive may encounter many limitations and setbacks. Transferring with iTunes can be very slow as well. Look at the following frustrating limits, and you will pass saving iTunes movies to external hard drive with iTunes and look for other ways.
- With iTunes, files can’t be extracted from your iPhone except for your purchases.
- You’ll lose non-purchased files on your iDevice.
- You can only transfer movies from one iTunes library to your iPhone.
- iTunes sync replaces existing data on your device with the library on iTunes every time.
- Certain file format won’t work on your device.
iMyFone TunesMate help you to relieve those iTunes stresses. This popular software lets you transfer movies from your iTunes to your iPhone with absolute ease and without deleting existing movies. iMyFone TunesMate is a remarkable iPhone transfer tool that lets you transfer movies, podcasts, music, audiobooks, etc. between your iOS devices (iPhone/iPad/iPod) and iTunes/computer.
- Free 2-way transfer between iOS device and iTunes or between iOS device and PC.
- Both free and paid music/movies are supported to be transferred.
- Sync iTunes library to iPhone without erasing existing data.
- Transfer data from unlimited iDevices and unlimited iTunes libraries.
- Get rid of iTunes limitations and iTunes error.
iMyFone TunesMate lets you transfer your iTunes movies to your external hard drive seamlessly. Below we take a look at two situations to save iTunes movies: saving iTunes movies to external iOS devices and saving iTunes movies to external hard drive.
#1: Saving iTunes Movies to External iOS Devices Using iMyFone TunesMate
Step 1Launch iMyFone TunesMate on your computer, and connect external iOS device (iPhone/iPad/iPhone) with your computer.
Step 2Click "Transfer iTunes Media to iDevice" on the home interface to scan iTunes media files.
Step 3All media files will be checked by default. Uncheck those files you don't want to transfer and keep iTunes movies checked, and click "Transfer" to begin saving iTunes movies to iOS device.
Step 4Click "OK" button to complete the whole process.
#2: Saving iTunes Movies to External Hard Drive Using iMyFone TunesMate
Step 1Insert external hard drive into your computer USB cable. Launch iMyFone TunesMate on your computer, and connect external iOS device (iPhone/iPad/iPhone) with your computer.
Step 2Click "Video" tab on the top menu bar to load iTunes movies on your iOS devices(if you have iTunes movies on your devices). Check the videos you want to transfer and click “Export > Export to PC” from the top menu to transfer your videos.
Step 3Browse and select a folder from your external hard drive from the pop-up window. Click “Select Folder” to confirm and start the transfer process.
Step 4A window will pop up to tell you “Export Successfully”. Click “Open Folder” to find the transferred videos on computer or click “OK” to close the window.
Now you know how to save your iTunes movies to external hard drive. Let us know what you think via the comment section.