Your iTunes library is a database that iTunes uses to organize your media. It's made up of all of the music and other content that you add to iTunes. Find your iTunes library files Your iTunes library files track the media you add to iTunes, how you've organized it, and other information such as playlists.
By default, these files are in your iTunes folder. To find your folder: Mac Make sure that you're in Finder. Windows Windows 7 or later: Windows Vista and XP are not supported by iTunes About your iTunes Media folder By default, your iTunes Media folder is in your iTunes folder, and it contains all of your media files, including: Songs that you imported from CDs.
Items you purchased from the iTunes Store, such as songs, music videos, or movies. Any other items you added to iTunes, if you turned on " Copy files to iTunes Media folder when adding to library " in iTunes Preferences. In iTunes 9 and later, content is stored in the iTunes Media folder.
Find and organize your media files On the Advanced tab of iTunes Preferences, you can choose where you store and how you organize your iTunes media files. To open the Advanced tab, follow these steps: Click the Advanced tab. From the Advanced tab, you can: Find and change the iTunes Media folder location.
Keep your media folder organized, and make sure that media you add to iTunes is copied to the folder. Find and change the iTunes Media folder location On the Advanced tab: Look in the box under "iTunes Media folder location" for the location of your iTunes Media folder. To change the location, click the Change button and enter a new location.
After you change the location of the folder, existing files won't be moved unless you consolidate your files. To consolidate your files: Reset your media folder to the default location the iTunes folder.
Keep your media folder organized and copy files to your folder On the Advanced tab: Select "Keep iTunes Media folder organized" to put your files into folders based on artist and album, and to name your files based on the disc number, track number, and song title. Select "Copy files to iTunes Media folder when adding to library" to store all of your media files in the iTunes Media folder. If you add media to iTunes another way, such as choosing "Add to library" from the File menu or by dragging an MP3 file into iTunes, it might not be added to your iTunes Media folder.
Select a file in your iTunes library. Click the File tab. At the bottom of the tab, look to the right of "location" for the address or path where your file is located.
Some of your files might be stored in iCloud. For these files, Get Info shows iCloud instead of a path to a location on your computer. A note about copyright iTunes software may be used to reproduce materials. It's licensed to you only for reproduction of non-copyrighted materials, materials in which you own the copyright, or materials you're authorized or legally permitted to reproduce.
If you're uncertain about your right to copy any material, you should contact your legal advisor.