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Exporting list of albums from iTunes as a .txt file (Windows)

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    Hi, I came here because the Apple support forums are ****ing useless. What I want to know is if there is a way of extracting a list of individual albums from iTunes without doing it manually (either typing (ugh) or dragging a song from each album into a playlist), but without it repeating each one n times where n is the number of songs on the album. If I tried doing it in a non-automated way it would take forever (~5000 albums).

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    Copy and paste the whole list of songs into excel then remove the uneccesary columns...
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    (Original post by gowans07)
    Copy and paste the whole list of songs into excel then remove the uneccesary columns...
    Not sure if you read my OP, but I don't want a list of songs, I want a list of albums without having to make a playlist with one track from each album.
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    If you can get the data out in the form of Artist,Album,Track then you could simply use Excel to remove the duplicate album names. Try exporting a playlist?
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    (Original post by TheDefiniteArticle)
    Hi, I came here because the Apple support forums are ****ing useless. What I want to know is if there is a way of extracting a list of individual albums from iTunes without doing it manually (either typing (ugh) or dragging a song from each album into a playlist), but without it repeating each one n times where n is the number of songs on the album. If I tried doing it in a non-automated way it would take forever (~5000 albums).

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    Copy and paste the library into excel. Then delete the other columns so you just have a column of albums. Select the column, go to 'data' then 'advanced filter' (next to the big funnel) - tick 'Unique records only' and click okay, and then you're done.

    Ooh I forgot to add - make sure you have a 'title' in the first row rather than an album name.
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