Share songs to iTunes

You can share a song to your iTunes library to play in iTunes, add to a playlist, or sync to a mobile device such as iPhone or iPad. Songs can be shared to iTunes as uncompressed AIFF audio files or as compressed audio files with various quality levels.

Share a song to iTunes

  1. Choose Share > Song to iTunes.

  2. In the Share to iTunes dialog, do the following:

    Figure. Share to iTunes dialog.
    • If you want to rename the shared file, select the name in the Title field, then enter a new name.

    • Enter artist, composer, and album information for the shared file in the respective text fields.

      Tip: You can also add these tags in My Info preferences.

    • Choose the quality level for the shared file from the Quality pop-up menu.

  3. Click Share.

When you share a song to iTunes, the entire song, from the beginning to the end of the last region, is exported. Any silence at the beginning or end of the song is trimmed. If Cycle mode is on when you share the song, the part of the song between the start and end of the cycle area is exported.

The shared song appears in the iTunes library, where you can add it to playlists, convert it, or burn it to a CD. The format of the shared song is determined by the iTunes import settings.