Archive for September 22nd, 2016

by Tom Nelson

If you’re like many of us, you have a gazillion songs in your iTunes Library, but you only listen to a relatively small group of them on a regular basis. Or, you listen to much, most, or even all of your library, but there are some songs that you like to hear more often than others.


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Conversely, there may be a few songs that you’ve gotten tired of, or perhaps you have a few songs you should just never have acquired. No more late-night Jägermeister-fueled trips to the iTunes Store to buy music.

No matter the reason, songs you like or songs you no longer care for, you can use the iTunes rating system to help control which songs are played, find your favorites, even help you set up Smart Playlists.

In this guide, we’re going to look at how to use the iTunes rating system, as well as how to use a sneaky Terminal trick to allow for the use of half stars in the ratings.

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