How to sort songs on iTunes: iTunes it is undoubtedly one of the best software to manage and catalog your digital music collection, like all programs of this genre, however, it is not infallible and its ability to download song information from the Internet does not always provide all the necessary data to keep a tidy library of songs.
Here is the reason why I want to illustrate you today how to sort songs on iTunes with some tips and tools that will allow you to make your iTunes playlist much more accessible and “convenient”. What do you say, let’s start now?
If you want to find out how to sort songs on iTunes because the program was not able to correctly download the information for many of the songs in your library, the first thing I recommend you to do is to use MusicBrainz Picard. It is a free program that uses a huge online database to automatically recognize and apply to the music the information they need to be sorted in a library (title, artist, album, track number, etc.).
If you want to try it, connect to its website and click on the item picard-setup-0.16.exe to download the program to your PC. When the download is complete, double-click on it to open the file you just downloaded (picard-setup-0.16.exe) and, in the window that opens, first click on Yup and then on Next, I Agreestill Next, Install And Finish to finish the installation process and start MusicBrainz Picard.
In the window that opens, authorize the program in the Windows firewall (if prompted) and click on the button Add folder to select the folder where the iTunes music you want to reorder is stored. At this point, click on the button Search for (the one with the magic wand icon) present in the MusicBrainz Picard toolbar and wait for the program to recognize the tracks you fed it. At the end of the operation, if you are satisfied with the result, select the songs located in the right part of the program window and click on the button Save to save the information added to songs by MusicBrainz Picard.
At this point, you can go back to the iTunes library and complete the organization of your songs by right-clicking the albums without cover and clicking on the item Get album illustrations from the menu that appears to also have the covers in the missing albums.
Finally, I recommend that you sort songs on iTunes by creating dynamic playlists based on the stars you have assigned to your songs, in this way you will be sure to find all the songs you think of a certain value in one place.
To create such a playlist, select the item New smart playlist from the menu File iTunes and, in the window that opens, select Classification in the first drop-down menu, And in the second drop-down menu and the number of little stars which must have the songs included in the playlist in the field with the stars. So make sure there is a check mark next to the item Active update and click on the button OK and you will have created your dynamic playlist in which all your favorite songs will be automatically added. Have a good listening!