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Old 01-19-2006, 09:11 AM
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How do I stop Itunes from storing tracks in separate folders?

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How do I stop Itunes 6 from storing all my music in separate folders when I rip from CDs?

I'm a DJ and producer and need my music collection all in one folder preferably like Media Player used to - its a nightmare using my music software and having to trawl through ten million folders to get a track.

I use Ableton and need to be able to see all my music as one continous list, rather than having to click loads of levels.

I've unchecked the 'keep Itunes folder organized' but it still seems to do it.

Hope you can help

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Old 01-19-2006, 10:21 AM
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I am pretty sure that you cant. That is just the way iTunes stores them in the iTunes music folder. There are several things I dont like about the iPod/iTunes and that is one of them.



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Old 01-19-2006, 10:51 AM
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Try Edit->Preferences->advanced and uncheck the "keep itunes folder organized".

that might do it.
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I don't see what the problem is I like the way iTunes stores stuff on my PC. I find it a lot easier to go into my x:\itunes Folder and be able to quickly locate my Music by Artist \ Band Name then Album - Song.

Now I could complain about the way iTunes 5 and 6 encript and, scramble the Filenames on the iPod, not to mention it's well known and, old habit of tossing Tracks across the Fxx Folders...



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Old 01-19-2006, 10:55 AM
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Try Edit->Preferences->advanced and uncheck the "keep itunes folder organized".

that might do it.
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In iTunes’ “Advanced” menu, choose “Consolidate Library.” Sit back while iTunes copies all your files to the new location. If the Copy Files to iTunes Music Folder when Adding to Library option is checked, iTunes copies all your music files to your iTunes Music folder. It is best to leave this option checked unless you have a lot of music and use external hard disks to store it. With this option active, you always know where your music files are, and you can back them up more easily.
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