How to get album artwork for songs in iTunes music library and external music library of various music players

May 6, 2013 / Posted by David Brooks on iTunes

Being a comprehensive media player, iTunes could also allow people to store songs. However, the music files in iTunes music library might not include corresponding album artwork, artist, name or other music tags. Such problems also happen to songs stored in your mobile media players like your HTC One smartphone or an MP4 player, which could help you play back songs you collected. Getting album cover for iTunes music library or external music files adds more fun to the music enjoying.

To get album artwork, you could use third-party album artwork finder, or an album cover maker to customize the artwork yourself. Leawo Tunes Cleaner for Mac is such kind of program to help you get album artwork for songs in iTunes music library and other music players. As a professional Mac iTunes cleaner program, this app could do more than just getting album cover for you. It could delete duplicate songs, complete music tags like artist, album cover, song name, etc. The below guide tells you how to get album artwork in simple clicks.

Full Guide

Start Tunes Cleaner Mac for scanning

4 options on the home interface of this Mac iTunes cleaner program: Start to Clean iTunes, Open Music Files, Clean-up Duplicates and Load Saved Result. Click "Start to Clean iTunes" if you want to get album covers for iTunes music library, or click "Open Music Files" to get album covers for external music library. The program then would automatically scan your music library and display all songs to be fixed.

Start to fix and repair

The program would display all problems of your music library. The songs without artwork would be displayed in the category "Songs Without Album Artwork". You can choose to download artworks for all songs or only for particial songs.

Do manual editing

Artwork of some songs might be not downloadable. Or if you feel disatisfactory with the fixing result, you can double click the song or click the Edit button in each unrecognized song to do manual editing. You can import artworks as you like.

Apply fixed results to iTunes

At last, after fixing, you can simply apply the results to your iTunes music library by clicking on the "Apply" button on the top-right corner.

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Leawo Tunes Cleaner for Mac

Tunes Cleaner for Mac
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Extended Knowledge

iTunes is a media player computer program for playing, downloading, saving, and organizing digital music and video files on desktop or laptop personal computers. It can also manage contents on iPod, iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad devices. iTunes can connect to the iTunes Store to purchase and download music, music videos, television shows, iPod games, audiobooks, podcasts, movies and movie rentals (not available in all countries), and ringtones (only available on iPhone and iPod Touch 4th Generation). It is also used to download application software from the App Store for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.