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Originally Posted by Grasshopper17 View Post
iTunes should know the sequence and tracks in any particular album based on the ID3 tags and should keep things organized that way.
It does. But you've said this isn't what you want.

I have a near 300gb music collection. The only duplicates I have in the entire thing are those where a track appears on more than one album. I'd consider these legitamite duplicates. I have iTunes organise the collection. Everything new is bought via the iTunes store or imported via iTunes.

I don't like iTunes particularly but having used it on Windows and Mac platforms for years I've found that the biggest issues and headaches come from trying to make it do something it isn't designed to do and not having correctly tagged tracks in the first place. This is what your trying to do. There's nothing 'wrong' with wanting to do what you want but as you've gleaned, iTunes isn't the software for you. Conversely, this doesn't make iTunes the bad guy either. It's just not the right tool for you.

Unforetunately I don't know of any mp3 organisation software, Windows or Mac, that allows you to specify the folder structure to the nth degree as you require.
All the good ones I've come across just use a basic Artist - Album structure and then use the tags to manipulate how the tracks are display to the user.

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