How to Print iTunes Library to Get a List of Your Songs

Do you have a long list of songs in your iTunes library, and want to view them when you are not near your computer? This can be helpful if you want to create a playlist while you are traveling, or if you want to see if there are songs that you do not own and want to purchase. One simple way to do this is to print out a list of all of the songs that you have in iTunes.

You might have previously done this in an earlier version of iTunes, but are having trouble doing so in iTunes 11. Fortunately it is still possible, and you can follow the few short steps in our tutorial below and print a document with a list of songs.

How to Print a List of Your iTunes Library in iTunes 11 in Windows

  1. Open iTunes.
  2. Click the menu icon.
  3. Choose Show Menu Bar.
  4. Select File, then Print.
  5. Choose Song Listing, then OK.
  6. Click Print.

Our guide continues below with additional information on working with song and file lists in iTunes, including pictures of these steps.

Printing Your iTunes Library in Windows

The steps in this tutorial were written using iTunes 11 on a Windows computer. We will be printing a list of the songs in your library in the steps below. The steps may be slightly different if you are using a different version of iTunes, or if you are on a Mac.

Step 1: Launch iTunes, then navigate to the library or playlist that you want to print.

Step 2: Click the iTunes menu icon at the top-left corner of the window.

open the itunes menu

Step 3: Click the Show Menu Bar option.

click the show menu bar option

Step 4: Click the File tab at the top of the window, then click the Print option.

click file, then click print

Step 5: Click the Song Listing option, then click the OK button.

click the song listing option

Step 6: Click the Print button to print the list.

click the print button

Do you want to download purchased songs in iTunes, but you are not able to? You might need to authorize your computer with your Apple ID to enable the ability to download songs through the program.

How to Create a List of Your iTunes Music Library

If you have ever needed to share a list of the songs in your iTunes library, whether you were planning an event, or were making a playlist of CD for someone, then you may have been looking for a simple way to generate that list. You can accomplish this goal by printing your library as a document, which can save you the hassle of a series of screenshots, or manually writing or typing a list.

But the option for printing a list of your iTunes library is not immediately obvious, so you can follow our guide below to see how to use the built-in printing functionality of iTunes on your Windows computer.

Print Your iTunes Library as a List in Windows 7

The steps in this article were performed using iTunes version 12.3.1.23, on a computer running Windows 7. However, this process is similar for many other iTunes versions in Windows.

Step 1: Launch iTunes, then click the Music button, and select the My Music option to display your iTunes library. If you would prefer instead to create a list of movies or TV shows, then select that option instead.

navigate to your itunes music library

Step 2: Click the iTunes Menu button at the top-left corner of the window, then click the Show Menu Bar option. You can also display the Menu Bar by pressing Ctrl + B on your keyboard.

show the menu bar in itunes

Step 3: Click File, then click Print. Note that you can shortcut to the Print menu by pressing Ctrl + P on your keyboard instead.

open the itunes print menu

Step 4: Select either the CD jewel case insert, Songs, or Albums option in the top-section, then click the Theme drop-down menu to specify how you want your selection to be listed. You can click the OK button at the bottom of the window when you have finished.

select the format for your itunes library list

Step 5: Change any of the options that you wish to adjust on this window, then click the OK button to print the list of songs.

print your itunes library list

Did you add a gift card to your iTunes account, and you want to see how much is left on it? Learn how to check your iTunes gift balance from an iPhone.

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