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if i download music from itune in my pc, can i transfer to other pc or storage?

Yes, you can transfer music downloaded from iTunes on your PC to other PCs or storage devices. Here’s how:

Method 1: Transferring Music Files Directly

  1. Locate the iTunes Music Folder: By default, on Windows PCs, your iTunes music files are typically stored in the following location:
    • C:\Users\<username>\Music\iTunes\iTunes Media\Music (Replace <username> with your actual username)
  2. Connect Storage Device: Connect your external storage device (USB drive, hard drive, etc.) to your PC.
  3. Copy and Paste Files: Open a file explorer window and navigate to both the iTunes music folder and your storage device location. Simply select the desired music files (or the entire “Music” folder if you want everything) and copy (Ctrl+C) them. Then, navigate to your storage device and paste (Ctrl+V) the copied music files.

Method 2: Transferring with iTunes (for compatible music)

Note: This method might not work for all music downloaded from iTunes due to potential DRM (Digital Rights Management) restrictions on some purchases.

  1. Open iTunes: Launch the iTunes application on your PC.
  2. Authorize Computer (if needed): If you haven’t authorized this computer for playing iTunes purchases before, you might need to do so. Go to “Account” > “Authorizations” > “Authorize This Computer” and follow the on-screen instructions.
  3. Create Playlist (optional): You can create a playlist containing the music you want to transfer and then copy the playlist to the other PC. To create a playlist, drag and drop music files into a new playlist on the left sidebar.
  4. Locate iTunes Media Folder (same as Method 1): You’ll need the location of your iTunes media folder again (refer to Method 1 for details).
  5. Transfer Playlist (optional): If you created a playlist, right-click on it and select “Show in Finder” (Mac) or “Show File in Windows Explorer” (PC). This will open the playlist file location within your iTunes media folder. Copy this playlist file (.m3u or .wpl file extension) to the desired location on your other PC.
  6. Transfer Music Files: On your other PC, if you used a playlist, double-click the copied playlist file. iTunes (if installed) should automatically locate and play the music files. If you transferred individual music files (Method 1), you can use any music player software on the other PC to play them.

Additional Notes:

  • Ensure you have enough storage space available on your target device to accommodate the music files.
  • If you encounter DRM restrictions with some music files, you might not be able to transfer them or play them on unauthorized devices/software.
  • It’s always recommended to refer to iTunes terms and conditions for their specific guidelines on music downloads and transfers.

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