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    Feb 01, 2008
    Backing up Itunes to an external
    I have an external hard drive and would like to back up itunes. Not as an .xml file but as mp3's. So how do I achieve that?

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    Jun 17, 2007
    macbook/iphone/ipod nano/ipod shuffle
    copy and paste your itunes folder to your external hard drive

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    Apr 29, 2008
    Brisbane, Australia
    MacBook Pro 15" 2.5 GHz 2 GB RAM 250 GB HDD NViDA GeForce 8600 GMT
    One option is go to iTunes>Preferences>Advanced>General>iTunes music folder location...Change it to a folder on external drive where u want to back up your music...Save & OK...

    Advanced>Consolisate Library...This will copy all of your music from you original itunes music folder to the new folder..

    Once it finishes cosolidatig process..go back to itunes prefrences as mentioned above and reset the itunes music folder location...This will make itunes to come back to original itunes music folder in your home directory..cheers.
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