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Merge iTunes songs across different iMac user accts

by grmitch1993 / December 28, 2012 8:04 AM PST

I have an iMac. My wife is one user of that iMac. I'm another. We each maintain different user accounts on that one iMac so that we can keep our email, contacts, appts, etc. separate. We also each have our own separate iTunes accounts with which we've each bought songs, etc. using that one iMac. In other words, all materials bought through iTunes are on that one hard drive (albeit under different user accounts).

How can I get my iTunes account (on that iMac) to include her iTunes purchases (on that same iMac)?

Appreciate any help in advance.

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Good question. But.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 28, 2012 8:33 AM PST

Since those are not your tunes I bet it shouldn't happen automatically.

If it was built in I'm sure the owners of the music would squawk loudly as what stops us from merging with any other user?
Bob

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don't need it to happen automatically. just wandering if
by grmitch1993 / December 28, 2012 11:06 AM PST
In reply to: Good question. But.

i can import them (even if manually have to go through and move them) from the library of one user on my computer to the library of a different user on the same computer. only wanting to use other libraries already on my computer.

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(NT) Then use the Share Library function
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / December 28, 2012 11:15 PM PST
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