Can't Open Itunes Library On Mac

To make sure that each person uses only their iTunes account with their library, sign out of your iTunes account when you're done using the program. When you have multiple iTunes libraries on one computer, you can't have different parental control settings for each library. To have different Restrictions settings, use multiple user accounts on. If iTunes had previously been working ok and then suddenly out of the blue you got the warning “The folder “iTunes” is on a locked disk or you do not have write permission for this folder”, try changing ownership of the iTunes folder in Music/iTunes and then reassigning permissions. Nov 15, 2019  If you don't see the iTunes Store in the sidebar, here's how to find it: Open the Apple Music app. In the menu bar, choose Music Preferences. Go to the General tab and select iTunes Store.

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iTunes comes preinstalled on every new Mac that’s been sold since 2003. But if you have an older Mac, installing iTunes is easy. To manually install iTunes onto a Mac or manually upgrade the version you have, start at the Apple Web site.

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1Download the iTunes installer from the Apple site.

Go to the Apple Web site, select the Mac OS version you need, and then click the Download iTunes Free button.

2Open the iTunes installer drive image.

Double-click the iTunes.dmg file to mount the iTunes installation drive.


3Double-click the iTunes.mpkg file to unpack the installer package.

The iTunes.mpkg file is a package containing all the elements of the iTunes software and the installation program. After double-clicking this package file, a dialog appears that asks whether the installer can run a special program to check your computer.

4Click Continue to run the special program.

The installer needs to run a program to check your computer and make sure it’s capable of running iTunes.

5Click Continue, read the Read Me page, and click Continue again.

The installer displays important Read Me information about the latest iTunes features.

6Read the License Agreement and click Continue to go to the second page. Click the Agree button and then click Continue again.

You can scroll down to read the agreement. You must choose to accept the agreement by clicking the Agree button, or the installer goes no further.

7Select the Mac OS startup drive as the destination volume and then click Continue.

The installer asks for the destinationvolume (hard drive), which must be a Mac OS X startup drive.

8Click Install (or Upgrade).

As an alternative, you can customize your installation by clicking Customize, selecting each package you want to install, and then clicking Install.

9Click Close when the installer finishes.

You can now launch iTunes by double-clicking the iTunes application or clicking the iTunes icon on the Dock.

Now there's an app for every media type

With macOS Catalina, your music, videos, podcasts, and audiobooks are organized in to their own dedicated apps — the Apple Music app, Apple TV app, Apple Podcasts app, and Apple Books app. You can also access your iTunes Store purchases in these apps.

If you have a PC, you can continue to use iTunes for Windows to manage your media library, make purchases, and manually sync and manage your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

Use Finder to sync and manage your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

Finder is the new place to back up, update, or restore your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Just connect your device to your Mac and it appears in the Finder sidebar. And you can easily drag and drop files to your device.

Use Finder to manage your devices.

Upgrade your iTunes library

After you update to macOS Catalina, just open the Apple Music app or Apple TV app to use your iTunes library in the new apps. Have multiple iTunes libraries? Learn how to switch between them in macOS Catalina.

If you open the Apple Podcasts app or Apple Books app first, you won't see any of your media until you open the Apple Music app or Apple TV app.

Here are some things to know

  • The Apple Music app and Apple TV app read the contents of your iTunes library — so don't delete your iTunes library.
  • If you open the Apple Music app and don't see all of your album artwork, leave the Apple Music app open so your album artwork can finish downloading.
  • If you previously used multiple iTunes libraries, your audiobooks are imported in to the Apple Books library and podcasts are imported in to the Apple Podcasts library on your computer.

Where's my media?

Here's where you can find your entire media collection, access your iTunes Store purchases, and synced libraries.

May 17, 2012  To access the Library folder, open the Finder and then, while viewing the Go pull-down menu, hold down the Option key to see the Library. It shows up between the Home and Computer menu options. Open the Library folder and select the column view so that you can see the Library folder itself (and not just its contents). Dec 13, 2016  From now on, you should be able to access the Library folder from any window of the Finder app. To do that, you just have to pull down the Go menu and click on “Library,” and you should be inside the Library folder for your user account. So, that was a permanent method to enable the Library folder in the Finder menu on your Mac. How to make mac library folder visible.

All of your music is now in the Apple Music app

The Apple Music app is where you can find all of your music, including music that you imported in to iTunes, purchased from the iTunes Store, and playlists and smart playlists that you created in iTunes. And if you subscribe to Apple Music, you can stream and download millions of songs, and access your entire music library across all of your devices.

Explore the Apple Music app.

Looking for the iTunes Store?

If you don't see the iTunes Store in the sidebar, here's how to find it:

  1. Open the Apple Music app.
  2. In the menu bar, choose Music > Preferences.
  3. Go to the General tab and select iTunes Store.
  4. Click OK.

Everything you watch is now in the Apple TV app

The Apple TV app is the new home for all of your movies, TV shows, and home videos — including your purchases from iTunes. Browse movies and TV shows that you can buy, rent movies, and subscribe to just the channels that you want to watch. And soon you can discover new favorites with Apple TV+.

Can't Close Itunes On Mac

Discover the Apple TV app.

Find podcasts in the Apple Podcasts app

Find all of the shows that you’ve subscribed to or added to iTunes in the Apple Podcasts app. Continue listening to your favorite podcast episodes. And discover new shows that you might like based on the ones that you’re already listening to.

Listen with the Apple Podcasts app.

Listen to audiobooks in the Apple Books app

Find your audiobooks, including the ones that you purchased from iTunes, in the Apple Books app. Discover new books to read in the Book Store. Or buy audiobooks from the new Audiobook Store so you can listen on the go.

Check out the Apple Books app.

Itunes Will Not Open Mac

The Apple Music app, Apple TV app, Apple Podcast app, and Apple Books app aren’t available in all countries and regions. Learn what’s available in your country or region.