You may want to copy your i Tunes folder onto a second external hard drive as a backup as well.
i Tunes Match for per year will also backup all your music to Apple's cloud service.
Here's a detailed guide on how to back up your music, movies and more to reclaim your hard drive.
All the music, podcasts, movies and TV shows you've downloaded to i Tunes are most likely taking up a good amount of hard drive space and can easily be moved.
This will move all your i Tunes media files, from wherever they are stored on your computer, to the i Tunes folder.
Thus, after you consolidated your i Tunes library, all your i Tunes contents will be stored in a single place.
Choosing a high-quality Mac-formatted external hard drive instead of an Apple-branded Time Capsule will often save you hundreds of dollars.
Of all the Apple Authorized Resellers who deal heavily in storage devices, B&H Photo, Adorama, and Amazon offer the best mix of brand options, discounted pricing, availability, and cost-free shipping.Right click or Ctrl click on the i Tunes folder and move it to the Trash.Your i Tunes Library has officially been removed from the internal drive.It would pop up a window and then select the option to “Consolidate files” and click OK. If you originally did not have the option to copy files enabled, i Tunes will copy files outside of the i Tunes Media folder from their original locations to the i Tunes Media folder. However, those i Tunes videos purchased and rented from i Tunes Store are protected by DRM and can only be played with i Tunes.To save space on your hard disk, you might want to delete the original files after confirming they have been moved and are backed up. In order to enjoy those i Tunes videos from External Hard Disk, we should unlock DRM limitation from is Tunes videos and convert them to unprotected videos format before transferring them to your External Hard Disk.If you are interested in giving M4VGear app a try, then you can download this product from download center.