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removing duplicates from iTunes library

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Noah Wallach Level 2 Level 2 (290 points)
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Jul 19, 2008 2:24 PM
Hi,

is there a good, hopefully free, program out there that automatically removes duplicates from the iTunes Library?

Cheer,s

Noah
MBP Duo Core II (Z0EC) 2GB RAM, Mac OS X (10.4.11)
  • Ron Yochum Calculating status...
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    Jul 19, 2008 3:10 PM (in response to Noah Wallach)
    iTunes has a way of displaying duplicates.

    Open iTunes.
    Select Music Library
    Under the "View" menu, select "Show Duplicates"

    It doesn't remove anything, but shows you what is there. You can then decide what you want to delete.

    I usually mark all my dupes within a grouping, then I go over them with a fine tooth comb. Sometimes the de-dupe feature of iTunes catches things that really aren't dupes, such as a live version vs a studio version vs a bootleg version, etc.

    Best
    MacPro 2008 3.2Ghz, Mac OS X (10.5.2)

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