ITunes For Mac :: How To Open Library On Another Computer From Shared Storage

Jun 26, 2014

I've stored my iTunes library on "/Volumes/Storage/Music" from my old mac. How do I open the same library with iTunes on another mac? 

Do I simply point the media folder to /Volumes/Storage/Music or this is not possible?

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I have my iTunes library stored on a NAS, UNRAID, and I currently do not have my files copied into the iTunes library. They reside on the UNRAID in a movies and movies folder, so the iTunes library itself is fairly small.

However, this is what I would like to do. Since I have several AppleTV and several other Macs running. I'd like to keep one Mac on 24/7 and have iTunes open all the time pointed to my NAS iTunes.

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Jan 11, 2009

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I have tried dragging the Itunes Music into the shared folder... and creating aliases as described in various places on the web and in magazines, but this simply does not work. No tracks appear in my wife's itunes. There is not even 'shared library' icon on the left hand side.

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May 2, 2009

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I hit replace and it did and that was all then after I did get an update for Itunes (I don't even use them) and Quick Time on OSX 10.4.11. Was it working before this update? I honestly don't know. Because everything was fine until my computer would turn from the Gray apple screen one day. I used disk utility but it didn't fix the problem. Lastly I have tried installing a combo update and repairing permissions but neither has worked.

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Mar 16, 2012

Here is my problem: I want to access my iTunes library from a shared drive.

Here is my equipment:

1. Imac running iTunes 10.6

2. 1 week old Macbook Air running iTunes 10.6

3. 1 Timecapsule that is 1 day old, bought with the express purpose of putting my extensive iTunes library on it, and was assure I would be able to stream it.

4. An Airport express hooked to my stereo.

The concept was that the Air doesn't really have the capability to hold all my music, but I want to use it as a "remote" to select songs through iTunes and play them on my stereo.I did NOT want to leave my iMac on at all times and do homes haring that way.Therefore, I followed intructions fonund else where and moved my iTunes library from my iMac to the newly installed shared drive on the Time Capsule.I went into iTunes on the Air selected preferences, advanced, and changed the location of the Air's iTunes library to that of the one on the Time Capsule. It sees all the music. I close preferences.

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I'm using iTunes 9.1 on a Mac. I've set up my library on an external drive - works fine. I've created a shared library on my wife's profile so she can share my music. My iTunes Shared library appears on her iTunes - but I can't drag/drop my music into her library or onto her iPod. How can I transfer my music and playlists to her?

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Seems that maybe i had this in the wrong forum so i'm posting it over here...

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Jul 8, 2009

iTunes skips songs when I try to listen to a shared library from my Mac Pro, on my MacBook Pro.

This always happens when trying to "fast-forward" through a song (it'll skip to the next song).

I'm assuming that this is some kind of networking issue, because if I let the song play long enough, for what I perceive as enough time to transfer the song entirely from one computer to the other, it won't skip to the next song when fast-forwarding.

The two computers are in adjacent rooms, connected wirelessly via an AEBS on 802.11N (g compatibility mode).

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My old iMac had OSX 10.5.xx and iTunes 9.xx installed and the iTunes library was stored on an external HD. I have run iTunes that way for many years and had to upgraded the HD a couple of times to the point I now have a 4TB drive for my iTunes library. 

I have now bought a new iMac that has OSX 10.9.3 and iTunes 11.2.2 installed on it. I changed the default library location under iTunes preferences but it tunes does not read the files and keeps on wanting me to file my files from the Cloud. 

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I'm a first time user for Mac and I've never ever had a laptop with a 256GB storage. So here are some of my concerns:

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Do I have to sacrifice my music library?
What if I transfer my musics to the external storage and download it into Itunes?
Does it mean I have to connect the external storage everytime I connect my Ipod?
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Jun 24, 2010

My new MacBook pro came in the mail yesterday, so today I decided to import music from my parents MacBook to mine, I turned on home, both computers are authorized, we are both using the same account, both firewalls are off, but I can't connect to the MacBook. I have the search for shared libraries on and theirs is too we're on the same network and all that, but their library won't appear! Anyone know what to do? I have read everything on apple and they haven't helped a little.

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utilizing memory on iMac. 320gb almost used (7gb left). Think this is due to extensive iTunes music library. How can I move this to an external drive to free up memory on iMac?

Info:
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Info:
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I was recently using a PowerPC G4 with OS X 10.5 and recently upgraded to a Mac Mini with OS X 10.9. I want to restore my iTunes library from the old computer since it took a long time to get all the playlists together. I moved over the old playlist files and of course all my music, but I cannot get the library to show. I had to move my iTunes library into that "automatically add to iTunes" folder to get it to show in iTunes, but I still can't get the playlists and stuff to come up. I did the thing where I hold down the option key while starting up and then choose the library, but nothing changes in iTunes. It also seems like the file that might really be my library isn't selectable. So is there anyway that I can get my old library into the new iTunes on my new computer?

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