iTunes Library

Peter Haworth pete at lcsql.com
Tue Apr 8 10:50:54 EDT 2014


Thanks, I'll check that out.

Pete
lcSQL Software
On Apr 7, 2014 7:25 PM, "Kay C Lan" <lan.kc.macmail at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 8, 2014 at 9:41 AM, Peter Haworth <pete at lcsql.com> wrote:
>
> > There's an export function in iTunes that creates XML but it
> > create one XML block for each track (the tracks have a unique ID), but no
> > separate XML blocks for the Artists and CDs
> >
> > That would be the Export Library option. Have you had a look at Export
> Playlist option, this creates a tab separated flat file. By setting up your
> playlist to include everything, and every column selected to view, you can
> export the entire library, but if you just want specific information, i.e.
> just music without movies or podcasts, and you don't care how many times
> the track has been played or what the Beats Per Minute are, then deselect
> these from the View Options, then sort by whatever column is appropriate.
> You can have as much or as little info as you need.
>
> Using LC to parse through the flat file is lightning fast.
>
> HTH
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