Transfer Itunes Library to an External Hard Drive

Edited by Eman, Charmed, Dougie-1, Rob

It's possible that your iTunes library will become so large that there won't be room for much else on your PC's storage. The good news is that you can easily transfer your iTunes library to another drive, or even to an external hard drive. To do this, you just need to use a third party software, it is called copytrans tuneswift. In this article you will learn how to transfer your iTunes library to your external hard drive.

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Instructions

  1. 1
    Download copytrans tuneswift here 
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    http://www.copytrans.net/copytranstuneswift.php
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  2. 2
    Open Copytrans tuneswift
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  3. 3
    From the main CopyTrans TuneSwift window click on "Transfer".
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  4. 4
    Select PC Windows
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    Next, decide where you want to move your files, and click on either "New folder/drive on this computer" or "External hard drive," depending on your choice.
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  6. 6
    From next page that opens, click on the "Browse" button
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    Then select the desired directory and click OK.
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  7. 7
    Next, click on "Start Transfer".
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    After the transfer process is complete, your iTunes library will successfully transfer to the new location.
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Tips Tricks & Warnings

  • There is a difference between transferring your iTunes library to a new PC, or simply transferring iTunes to a new internal or external hard drive. In the prior case, TuneSwift will make a copy of your iTunes library and save it, so you can restore the library to a new PC. In the latter case, to which the present article refers, your iTunes library will be literary moved from its original location to the new location on the new system hard drive or the external HDD. This means that, after the transfer, your iTunes library will no longer be found in its original location.

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