Move / Back-up an iTunes Library on an External drive for Mac and Windows

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Music can completely fill the HDD of your Mac Here’s how to move and copy your iTunes library.

Music is an important part of multimedia users Mac For this reason, though, is the elements that, with the passage of time, more burden on the available space on your hard drive. Even more so when you consider that modern smartphones and iPod’s have music, consequently, with increasing weight. For this reason it may be useful to transfer the music on an external hard drive in order to free up space. Here’s how to copy your iTunes library on external disks in a few simple steps.


How to Move iTunes Library on an External Drive in 2 Steps :

In the event that your music library is completely managed by iTunes, by default, their music will be contained within the iTunes folder, which is set inside the Music folder, accessible from finder.Per copy the iTunes library on external HDD you need to follow these simple steps:

  • Go to the My Music folder, which is inside the directory Macintosh HD  Users  Username  Music.


  • Drag the iTunes folder within the external drive.
  • Wait for the completion of the transaction.

Once you have copied the entire folder, open iTunes while holding down the Alt key on the keyboard.At this point, iTunes will prompt you to choose a library; click Choose Library and select the iTunes folder you just copied the external hard drive.


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