Transferring itunes downloads from one computer to another

Does anyone know how to transfer songs from one itunes account on one computer to newer version of same account on another computer? I've tried using my ipod but my newer computer with the newer itunes won't allow for the syncing.... Need help

Copy them to a cd, flash drive, dvd, external drive,etc, then copy them to the other computer.
USe your backup copy to copy them to your other computer.
E-mail them to yourself.

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  • Transferring itunes Account from one computer to another????

    (I tried using the search feature but nothing came up..)
    Currently I have a laptop that is set up for itunes. What do I need to do to transfer the information from that laptop to another one? Is there any step by step instruction that I can find and use to help me with this process?
    Thanks!

    You don’t transfer iTunes accounts.
    You can transfer your purchases from the store to another computer.
    Copy the /My music/*iTunes folder* from one computer to the other.

  • Transfering itunes library from one computer to another

    Can you transfer / copy itunes and all songs in library from one PC to another PC (only one IPOD in use

    I am having problems trasferring my itunes library from my PC to my laptop. I transferred all the downloaded music, "MY MUSIC" from one computer to the other, and the laptop's itunes picked those songs up. When I connected my ipod to my lap top, when selecting "transfer purchased music", itunes only imports the music that I have purchased at the itunes store. ** What I can't get imported to my laptop are the 500 CDs (5000 songs) that I downloaded onto my PC's itunes.

  • Transferring iTunes library from one computer to another...

    Okay, so I finally purchased myself a PowerBook. Currently, I have all my music (on my iTunes) on my eMac (which I have been using the past 10 months). I would like to switch all my music over to my new PowerBook and do all my iTunes/iPod updating/synching via my new PowerBook from now on.
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    Josh,
    Use target disk mode wich is explained in the following link. Follow directions carefully and good luck.
    http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=58583

  • Transferring external iTune library from one computer to another

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    Wow, what a quick response! Thanks, Limnos. I guess it was bleeding' obvious, and I should have thought of it before. Such a simple solution!
    On a related matter, I also have just realised that the iTunes iOS backups are saved on the internal computer drive in a folder called MOBILESYNC rather than on an external drive, thus chewing up a lot of capacity on my SSD. Others reading this response may be interested to know that it is easy to have iTunes save the iOS backups to any external drive using a symbolic link in this directory. Go to
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  • Can I share itunes playlists from one computer to another?

    Can I share itunes playlists from one computer to another?

    My computer cannot run  Sharing so I don't have firsthand experience.  My reading of it is:
    1) Music sharing lets you stream (not transfer) select items, including specific playlists, between local computers on the same network.
    2) Home Sharing lets you stream or transfer media files between computers on the same network.  I don't know if this is as spacific as particular playlists, or you you have to make the playlist once the desired content is transferred.  It says media so doesn't look like it restricts transfer to specific playlists, it just makes your whole media collection accessible on another authorized computer.
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  • I am in the process of trying to transfer my iTunes library from one computer to another. Some of the music/film info has been edited (by me) in my library (using get info). When put onto new computer the info has gone back to before i edited it.. Help!?

    I am in the process of trying to transfer my iTunes library from one computer to another. Some of the music/film info has been edited (by me) in my library (using get info). When put onto new computer (following apple's instructions- using an external hard drive) the info has gone back to how it was before i edited it.. Help!?

    Hello,
    I would recommend taking a look at the article below for more information about migrating your iTunes library.
    iTunes for Windows: Moving your iTunes Media folder
    http://support.apple.com/kb/ht1364
    -Griff W.

  • Transferring my itunes music from one computer to another.

    How do i get the music in itunes from one computer to another without having to rip all the music over again?
      Windows XP  

    How to use your iPod to move your music to a new computer
    http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=300173
    And in case you are interested in other methods...
    Copying from iPod to Computer thread...
    http://discussions.apple.com/message.jspa?messageID=3536077#3536077
    http://discussions.apple.com/message.jspa?messageID=797432
    Also these useful internet articles...
    http://www.engadget.com/2004/11/02/how-to-get-music-off-your-ipod/
    http://playlistmag.com/help/2005/01/2waystreet/
    iPod: Frequently Asked Questions
    http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=60920
    Patrick

  • Can I move my itunes collection from one computer to another?

    Can I move an internal hard drive which has my itunes library (music transferred from my cd collection as well as music purchased from itunes) from one computer to another?  The second computer already has itunes on it but no sopied music from cd's.

    Yes, you can move the hard drive physically from one machine to another provided you are placing it as a secondary drive in the new machine. You can connect to the transferred library by holding down shift as you start iTunes, then browsing to the relevant folder and opening the iTunes Library.itl file inside. You may however want to reorgnize the drive if you're disposing of the old machine as its system files etc. will be redunant. In this case I suggest you move the iTunes folder to the root of the drive before you connect to the library. You should also deauthorise the old machine before you dismantle it.
    Ideally you should take a backup of your library before you start just in case something goes wrong. See this User Tip.for a suggested technique. Works with external drive or network shares.
    tt2

  • How do you get all downloads from one computer to another

    How do I get everything on iTunes from one computer to another?

    You've posted to the iTunes Match forum, which your question isn't really related to. However this KB article will help:<http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4527>.

  • Transferring home movies from one computer to another

    What is the best way to do this? I have about 500 video clips that I want to move from one computer to another. I've tried using the export function in iPhoto but all I get upon transfer is a single frame of the movie. I keep the files on an external HD but I can't find where they are stored. I see the iPhoto app to open but not the original files. Additionally, whenever I do locate these files, how can I get them transferred with the keywords assigned to them? TIA! Going from a MBP running 10.6.8 to a MBA running 10.8.2

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    Yeah there is a file that contants this data. It is located in the iTunes Music folder. There is a file that have an exension of .xml. Transfer that to your new computer on the desktop. Go to iTunes and File>Import. Locate that file in your desktop and select it.

  • Getting iTunes Library from one computer to another

    I recently got s a new computer so my sister was given my old one. I'd like to know teh easiest way to transfer iTunes from one computer to another. I have to do this twice, once from my old to my new, and from her old to my old.
    thanks for the help

    WHat you need to do, so everything is easy, is first consolidate the library in iTunes. What this does is takes every song currently listed in iTunes and COPY"S it to the My Mucis/iTUnes/iTunes Music folder.
    Once this is done you will copy the "iTUnes" folder to an external harddrive. this folder contains the important
    "iTunes Library" file with the rating, playcount, playlist and the "iTunes Music" folder with your songs.
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  • HT2729 how can i transfer my itunes music from one computer to another?

    How can I transfer my Itunes music from one computer to another

    Copy the ENTIRE iTunes folder from the old computer to the new computer.

  • Question about moving all iTunes data from one computer to another.

    I have a Windows XP. Now I have a windows 7. All of the songs from the XP are available on the new computer via a Z drive. But when I plug my iPod into the new computer it says that it is registered with a different library and asks me if I want to delete all the songs and apps and replace them from the ones on the new library. I don't want that to happen. And all of the apps on the old computer aren't available on the new one. How do I get the apps from one computer to another, and how do I sync my iPod on the new computer without erasing all high scores, app data, songs, and other information? And how do I get a song fro the new computer back to the old one?
    Devin

    This is the way I would normally recommend that you migrate your library from one computer to another.
    Backup the library with this User Tip.
    Restore the backup to your new computer using the same tool used to back it up.
    Deauthorize the old computer if you no longer want to access protected content on it.
    Keep your backup up-to-date in future.
    If you have content on the new computer that you want to add to the library on the old one then copy that across via network/memory stick etc. before attempting to migrate the library again.
    tt2

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