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Keep iTunes music in the Music folder Apps
I was frustrated with having MP3's converted and dumped into "~/Documents/iTunes/iTunes Music" and nothing showing up in my "~/Music" folder so I created an alias to "~/Music" and put it in the documents/iTunes folder.

After moving the files from the old itunes Music folder into the Music Alias folder, I deleted the old "itunes Music" folder and renamed the alias "iTunes Music." Now anything I convert magically shows up in my user/Music and all is well with the world.

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A simpler way...
Authored by: pzmyers on Dec 20, '01 10:32:09AM
There is a setting in the iTunes preferences dialog,
under "advanced", that lets you directly specify what folder
should be used for the mp3s.

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A simpler way...
Authored by: omastad on Apr 07, '02 11:10:02AM

This does work but the catch is that while music does relocate to the Music folder, the playlist(s) are still saved in the default location. I suppose the rationale might be that music could be placed in a shared location for other users to access but the playlist could remain private. I would prefer to move all iTunes related files to the Music folder. Any solutions?

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A simpler way...
Authored by: Black on Apr 07, '02 01:17:33PM

The easiest way is to move all of your files to the music folder and then replace the iTunes folder with an alias to Music that you have renamed iTunes. It means that you still have something called iTunes in Documents but that is really a very minor matter of asthetics. I used this trick to move my music to a seperate partition altogether and it has never been a problem.

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Authored by: Black on Apr 07, '02 01:21:21PM

Ah hell, that's what I get for posting before reading everything related. I went to the comments and didn't read the original post. Sigh. Sorry for the wasted bandwidth. I'd delete it if I knew a way.

terribly embarassed,

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