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I have a new I mac computer I tunes is all ready loaded but how do I download my music library to this computer ?? Thanks Bill

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Depending on the size of the existing library, you can do it manually by downloading all of those files to your iMac over a network (this may take some time, depending on how much music you have) Then:
1. Launch iTunes
2. Select the iTunes drop down menu at the top of the screen
3. Select "Preferences".
4. Select "Advanced" to the far right of the window
The first input field allows you to specify the folder that iTunes uses for your music. Change this to match the location of your newly transferred music.
5. Uncheck the box that reads "Copy files to itunes Media folder when adding to library"
6. Select "OK" in the bottom right corner of this window.
7. Press command (apple) and "O", iTunes will open a window allowing you to add songs to your library. Select the folder where you have just located all of your music, then select "Open" in the bottom right corner of the window. It is not necessary to individually select each song, just the main file.
ITunes will now import your music into its library. This may take a few minutes, depending on the amount of music.

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