Currently Being ModeratedFeb 6, 2013 11:32 AM (in response to steven245)
Well, aslong as you have itunes set to move media into the itunes library when it's imported, you can simply drag your itunes folder from ~/Music to your external drive. Or, more specifically, if you prefer, the media folder within the iTunes folder.
Which part are you stuck on?
Currently Being ModeratedFeb 6, 2013 11:33 AM (in response to steven245)
- how can I copy my music collection onto an external hard drive as a back-up.
Copy your ENTIRE iTunes FOLDER to an External Drive...
Full Details Here > http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1751
Be Sure the drive is Formatted Mac OS Extended (journaled)
Currently Being ModeratedFeb 6, 2013 12:36 PM (in response to steven245)
Have a look at these 2 Videos...