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  1. #1

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    May 23, 2008
    Storing iTunes library on two hard drives?
    Hey, I have a very big music collection, about 12000 songs.

    Ive been trying to keep that all on my macbook pro hard drive but i need some space on it. I coppied all the music that i don't need on my macbook to a file on one of my external hard drives and deleeted the origional files on my mbp's hard drive

    so now i want to be able to listen to my music that i have on my external hard drive when im home but when im out i only have the songs that i wanted to keep on my internal hd.

    Is there any way to tell itunes where those songs are so when i connect my mbp back to my external it can just reconize it and play it from there?


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    May 13, 2008
    How random, I was just coming on here to ask the exact same question!

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    May 13, 2008
    This looks like it might do the trick.

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    Dec 22, 2006
    Texas, where else?
    15" MBP '06 2.33 C2D 4GB 10.7; 13" MBA '14 1.8 i7 8GB 10.11; 21" iMac '13 2.9 i5 8GB 10.11; 6S
    You can just hold the option key down when you start iTunes. This will allow you to create a new library and also to select which library you want to use.

    Looks like a interesting piece of software there speed 12.
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