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HT2905: How to find and remove duplicate items in your iTunes library

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HT2905 How do I delete duplicate songs from my PC library using iTunes 11?

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I am trying to delete duplicate songs from my PC's iTunes library created when initially uploading my music library into iTunes, version 11. lThe only reference I can find is "pre" iTunes 11.

iPhone 4 (8GB)
  • turingtest2 Level 8 Level 8 (43,940 points)

    Use Shift > View > Show Exact Duplicates to reveal the duplicates as this is normally a more useful selection. You need to manually select all but one of each repeating group to remove. If the duplicates were added recently sorting on date added and deleting the recent additions can be straightforward, although you'll want to make sure there really two sets of files with the same content before you throw any away otherwise you may find your remaining tracks have been broken by the clean-up process.


    Use my DeDuper script if you don't want to do it by hand. Please take note of the warning to backup your library before deduping. See this thread for background.



  • johnnycy Calculating status...

    I just get to know some program like leawo tunes cleaner can do this,just one click to delete duplicate songs, also it can add missing music information like album artwork,artist,songs' name etx.You can search for a try.


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