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How to Clean Up iTunes Music Library on Mac

Contents Part
Step 1: Import Music Files Scan to Detect Undefined Songs and Duplicates
Step 2: Indentify and Edit Info to Unidentified Songs
Step 3: Remove Duplicated Songs from iTunes Library and Local Music
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How to Use Tenorshare Music Cleanup for Mac

Tenorshare Music Cleanup for Mac is a one-stop Mac based iTunes library cleaner to delete songs duplicates in iTunes and local music folder, fix missing and mislabeled music info, like artist, album art, song name, genre, year, etc. It will make your messy iTunes library clean, tidy and well-organized.

The steps below explain how to use Tenorshare Music Cleanup for Mac to remove duplicated songs and how to edit & add info to albums.

Step 1: Import Music Files Scan to Detect Undefined Songs and Duplicates

Download and install Tenorshare Music Cleanup for Mac on your computer. Music Cleanup has 2 music cleanup modes; the default mode is "iTunes Music Clean".

For iTunes library:

Directly click "Start Scan" to scan the whole iTunes library to identify all the undefined songs and find duplicates.

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For Local music library:

Switch the button to the "Local Music Clean" on the top right corner of the interface. Then directly drag the music files or folders to the program, or click "Open File" to import them.

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Step 2: Indentify and Edit Info to Unidentified Songs

After importing music files, the program will automatically sort out duplicated songs and unidentified songs. Click "Unidentified Songs" on the category list and you will find a list of songs missing some information.

Select one item, and then on the right of the interface information about this item will appear. Now you can either let Music Cleanup for Mac identify the music info automatically or manually edit the music information.

Automatically Identify Music Info:

Click "Identify" in the status bar to let Music Cleanup for Mac to intelligently find all the artist info, album artwork, song name, genre, year, etc. After checking the information, click "Apply". Then all the info will be added to the music files.

Note:
  • 1. You are allowed to "Identify" information over and over again).
  • 2. You can also select several songs to apply at the same time.
  • 3. Double-click one of the songs; you can listen to the music file with a included player.

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Manually Edit Music Info:

Click the Pencil icon shown in the following picture and you can start to edit the music information in any way you want.

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Step 3: Remove Duplicated Songs from iTunes Library and Local Music

Click "Duplicated Songs" and you will see all the repeated items. Choose one song and all files of the same music will show up in the right column. Check those you want to get rid of and click "Clear Duplicate". (Usually the music file with higher quality will be put a tick and the lower quality will be put a cross.) Click "Clear all Duplicate" to delete all If you have multiple duplicates for this song.

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That's all for how to use Tenorshare Music for Mac. Now just download it and get your messy iTunes and local music folder in order!

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