itunes library on external hard drive

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05 Apr, 2017 09:39 PM

Hi Hendrick,

I'm trying to open an itunes library from an external hard drive on beatunes. Whenever I get to the media folder and press open, it just shows me all the artist folders in the window and doesn't translate into the beatunes platform. What am I doing wrong?

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by hendrik on 06 Apr, 2017 08:30 AM

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    Hey Brian,

    to open an iTunes library in beaTunes you first have to make sure that iTunes has XML sharing turned on (advanced preferences in iTunes). Please read this article.

    If that's the case, iTunes exports a file called iTunes Library.xml or similar. That's the file you have to choose when creating the iTunes-based library.

    Does that help?


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