Delete Duplicate Files From iTunes
Advanced tool to remove duplicate files in iTunes!
Obviously, iTunes is a brilliant app to enjoy music but sometimes it’s quite annoyances in your entertainment that actually drive you nuts. Having multiple duplicates of songs in iTunes library is a result of bugs and glitches that you make on a regular basis. If you are not managing files in iTunes library, it may be a great problem for you. But don’t worry, you can easily delete duplicate files from iTunes.
iTunes media player offers many options it’s users to manage files in library. If you suspect there are many duplicate files in the library, you can utilize inbuilt tool given in iTunes to manage files. Here, below you can see how to delete duplicate files in iTunes. Just follow these steps and manually remove duplicate files. Launch iTunes player and check for recent update (only if you have not updated your iTunes to it’s 11th or above versions). After iTunes is updated to it’s latest definitions:
- Click on View option on top of the iTunes window and select “Show Duplicate Items” option from drop down menu. It will show all songs with same name and artist. If you have saved multiple versions of the same song, you can use “Show Exact Duplicate Items” option that will display duplicate songs having same name, artist and version.
- Now, duplicate files will be displayed in sorted order. See each file and right click on particular file to Delete it.
So, Apple has blessed it’s users to get rid of duplicate items that are eating precious memory space in your device. If you find this option uncomfortable that is manual deletion of duplicate files from iTunes music player, you can opt for third party utility to perform this operation efficiently. With the help of a duplicate file finder tool you can make it very easy to erase duplicate files in iTunes library.
There are plenty of tools are available in internet that facilitates iTunes users to delete duplicate files and other junk data. Remo MORE is one such professional application that offers it’s users some great features to perform removal of duplicate files. It is the best way to give perfection to your work in a completely professional way. You just have to make few mouse clicks on application interface after launching it and it will automatically identify and display a list of all duplicate files that are present in iTunes library. Software comes with advanced duplicate file finder feature that scans entire memory area to find out duplicate items. With this tool you have option to delete duplicate files from iTunes on Windows and Mac OS X systems. If you are using iPhone then also you can utilize it to find and remove duplicate files.
Steps to delete duplicate files from iTunes:
Step 1: Install this tool on your device and launch it. Click on Optimize option from main window as shown in Fig 1.
Fig 1: Main Screen
Step 2: Here, select "Remove Duplicates" option as shown in Fig 2.
Fig 2: Remove Duplicates Option
Step 3: Here on this screen, "Find Duplicate - Folder" option as shown in Fig 3.
Fig 3: Select Find Duplicate - Folder
Step 4: Select the drive in which you have installed iTunes as shown in Fig 4.
Fig 4: Choose Drive
Step 5: Check on radio button in front of Audio Files option and click on scan option as shown in Fig 5.
Fig 5: File Type Selection
Step 6: After scanning is done, software will display all duplicate files in iTunes. Click on Yes to delete files as shown in Fig 6.
Fig 6: Delete Duplicate Files