Tag Archive: Library


How to Always Show Library Folder in MacOS Catalina User Home Directory

More advanced Mac users may wish to have the user ~/Library folder always visible in their Home directory for various reasons. With MacOS Catalina, you can have the user Library folder always shown and visible by toggling a settings option in the Finder. This article will show you how to do that, with the end … Read More

How to Enable iCloud Music Library on Mac & Windows PC

Do you use iTunes to play your favorite songs on your PC or Mac? You might be interested in taking a look at the iCloud Music Library nifty feature that could potentially add a lot of convenience, especially if you’re using iPhone or iPad. Dubbed iCloud Music Library, this feature essentially stores your music library … Read More

How to Access iTunes Music Library in iTunes on Mac or Windows PC

If you open iTunes and expect to access your local music library collection, you might be perplexed when you find that a music library is not immediately visible. Instead, launching modern versions of iTunes goes directly to the iTunes Store. Some iTunes users then attempt to access their iTunes music library by selecting the ‘Music’ … Read More

How to Enable iCloud Music Library on iPhone & iPad

We don’t always listen to music on a single device. Depending on what we’re doing, we often switch between our smartphones, tablets, computers and even smart speakers. This is why popular music streaming services offer apps on a variety of different devices. If you’re an iPhone or iPad user, there’s a pretty good chance you … Read More

iTunes Library XML File Missing? Here’s How to Create One

The latest versions of iTunes no longer default to creating an iTunes Library XML file, which was an iTunes file that allowed various other apps to interact easily with an iTunes library, and could also serve as a basis for rebuilding an iTunes library if that were ever needed. Despite “iTunes Music Library.xml” files no … Read More

How to Play MP3 or Audio Without Adding to iTunes Library on Mac

Want to play an mp3, m4a, or audio file on a Mac, but you don’t want to add that MP3 or audio file to your iTunes Library? There are a few different ways to accomplish this task; one approach allows you to play an audio file in an iTunes playlist without copying it to the … Read More

How to Show to ~/Library Folder in MacOS Sierra

The User Library folder is hidden by default in MacOS Sierra, but some advanced users may wish to show and access the ~/Library/ folder, which contains preference files, caches, and application support data. We’ll show you how to access the User Library folder quickly, as well as how to set MacOS Sierra Finder to always … Read More

How to Delete iPhoto Library, but Why You Probably Don’t Need to

Now that most Mac users have migrated their pictures from iPhoto to Photos app in Mac OS X, when you’re absolutely certain that all the pictures have come through successfully you may decide to delete the old iPhoto Library file on the Mac. This is usually not necessary due to how Photos importation works with … Read More

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iCloud Music Library adds DRM without buying you dinner first

Well iCloud Music Library is pissing people off already. The new service almost identical to iTunes Match has a DRM problem. Turned on, iCloud Music Library is taking the music you rightfully own and place in your iTunes library and automatically adding…Read more ›