iTunes and Entertainment

If you're using OS X Mountain Lion iTunes is available for syncing. Learn about that and other OS X Mountain Lion entertainment features here.

Creating playlists

iTunes allows you to group the songs in your library into playlists so you can have different mixes for different situations (such as exercising or hanging out with friends). If you want, you can also create playlists of videos.

To create a playlist:

  1. Navigate to Playlists in the iTunes window.
    Navigating to playlistsNavigating to playlists
  2. In the bottom-left corner, click the + button, then choose New Playlist from the menu. This will create an empty, untitled playlist in the right pane.
    Creating a new playlistCreating a new playlist
  3. Type a name for your playlist, then press Enter on your keyboard.
    Naming your playlistNaming your playlist
  4. Drag and drop the songs, albums, or artists you want from your library into your playlist.
    Adding files to a playlistAdding files to a playlist
  5. Click Done to save and close the playlist.
    Saving your playlistSaving your playlist

You can also create a playlist by selecting one or more files in your library and navigating to File > New > Playlist from Selection.