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How to Enable the New “Composers View” in iTunes 11.0.2

Posted in How To on 22/02/2013 by J. Glenn Künzler

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With the recent release of iTunes 11.0.2, Apple introduced a new Composers View to iTunes. There have been many misconceptions about the feature, however – some reports suggested it was merely a sort column in the iTunes music view. There’s actually more to it than that. In reality, it’s a new pane within iTunes, which lists all of the composers of your iTunes library music in a row, and can show all the music from any individual composer.
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To enable the new Composers view (pictured above), open up your iTunes preferences by selecting iTunes from the menu bar, then clicking Preferences. Under the General tab, you’ll see a click box labaled Show Composers. Just click that, and you’re all set!

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To access the new view, open the Music section in iTunes, and select Composers. That’s all there is to it! Enjoy!

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J. Glenn Künzler

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J. Glenn Künzler

Glenn is Managing Editor at MacTrast, and has been using a Mac since he bought his first MacBook Pro in 2006. Now he's up to his neck in Apple, and owns an old iBook, a 2012 iMac with an extra Thunderbolt display for good measure, a 4th-generation iPad, an iPad mini, 2 iPhones, and a Mac Mini that lives at the neighbor's house. He lives in a small town in Utah, enjoys bacon more than you can possibly imagine, and is severely addicted to pie.