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iTunes Match not syncing between computers

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George Cassello Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Dec 18, 2012 7:59 AM

Hey all,


Now that I've upgraded to iTunes 11 changes to my library wont sync across the two computers I use. I've been going through the painstaking process of retagging, organizing, consolidating albums that have been broken apart, etc. I chip away mostly while on my work computer and now and then while I'm at home. Now that I'm using iTunes 11, the changes do not sync. No edits I do on my work computer show up on my home laptop and vice versa. But all the changes sync to my phone correctly. I've updated Match on both computers. No avail. There's a non stop flow of glitches like this since day one with itunes match. Very frustrating.


Anyone else eperiencing this or have any ideas?

MacBook Pro (15-inch Mid 2009), Mac OS X (10.7.3)
  • Michael Allbritton Level 6 Level 6 (16,190 points)
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    Dec 18, 2012 7:08 PM (in response to George Cassello)

    I don't know if this will work but it has helped me a few times...


    Quit iTunes, then go to ~/Music/iTunes and delete the iTunes library.xml file. Launch iTunes and see if that helps. If it doesn't then delete the genius.itb file and update Genius, then update iTM.

  • Michael Allbritton Level 6 Level 6 (16,190 points)
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    Dec 19, 2012 11:02 PM (in response to George Cassello)

    I think I see where the problem may be occouring for you. If I'm reading your post correctly you are making edits to ID3 tags on music stored in the cloud that is not being propagated back to the computer with the music files that are stored on the internal HDD. Is that correct? If so, if it is anything like how the iOS devices work you won't see the ID3 tag changes unless you were to delete the tracks from the home computer's HDD, which I'm sure you don't want to do. I believe the only course of action would be for you to make the changes on the home computer and they will propagate out to all devices.


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