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Creating Smart Playlists in iTunes


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Introduction to Smart Playlists
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Creating a Smart Playlist

One of the many great features of iTunes is Smart Playlists. Smart Playlists let you automatically create playlists of songs that fit criteria that you define.

For example, you can create a Smart Playlist that contains only songs that you have rated 5 stars, only songs you have played more than 50 times, or only songs added to your iTunes library in the last 30 days.

The tools used to create Smart Playlists are powerful and let you create all kinds of interesting and fun playlists. They can even be updated automatically when changes to your iTunes library are made (for instance, if your Smart Playlist contains only songs rated 5 stars, whenever you rate a new song 5 stars it will be added to the Smart Playlist automatically).

Here's how to create Smart Playlists to enhance your iTunes experience.

There are two ways to create a Smart Playlist:

  1. Go to the File menu, click New, and then choose Smart Playlist
  2. Click on the Playlists tab in iTunes and then click on the + icon and select New Smart Playlist.
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