iTunes Configuration

Application iTunes v12.1.2.27

Use the following recommendations before adding any content to iTunes or synching any devices with iTunes.

Edit Menu > Preferences > General tab

  • When you insert a CD: Ask to Import CD
  • Import Settings
    • Import Using: MP3 Encoder
    • iTunes - Import Settings
    • Settings: Custom… > MP3 Encoder
      • Stereo Bit Rate: 320 kbps
      • Enable: Use Variable Bit Rate Encoding (VBR), Quality: Highest
      • iTunes - MP3 Encoder Settings
  • Enable: Use error correction when reading Audio CDs


Edit Menu > Preferences > Advanced tab

  • Enable: Keep iTunes Media folder organized
  • Enable: Copy files to iTunes Media folder when adding to library

Edit Menu > Preferences > Devices tab

  • Enable: Prevent iPods, iPhones, and iPads from synching automatically

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