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How to Add Artwork to Songs on iTunes

Sometimes our songs, videos and other items lack artwork and look “unprofessional” and even kind of “ugly”, iTunes has improved the situation and allowed users to add artwork to songs and other items. So we have the opportunity to get our songs personalized.

Do you know how to add artwork to those items? In order to illustrate the guide in details, this article will take adding artwork to songs for example.

>> How to Add Artwork to Songs on iTunes?

1. Get artwork for songs automatically

Songs on iTunes all have their own artwork, you can get them automatically. You can just select a song from your music list and right click the song, then choose Get Album Artwork.

Get artwork for songs automatically

2. Add personalized artwork for songs

If you choose Get Album Artwork and get an error message that the artwork “Cloud Not Be Found” then it is possible to manually add artwork to iTunes. You can add many types of still image files, including JPEG, PNG, GIF, TIFF, and Photoshop. You must convert WAV files to another format before you can add artwork to them.

Here is how to manually add album artwork to iTunes:

Step 1: Right click the song and choose Get Info.

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Step 2: Click Add Artwork and select a picture from your computer.

Step 3: Click OK, and your own artwork is added.

make artwork to songs

After adding artwork to your songs finished, you can sync your songs to your iPhone/iPad/iPod. However, when your iTunes syncs with your iPhone/iPad/iPod, it keeps a separate backup files which contains all your data, photos, contacts, calendar, sms messages, recordings, videos, voicemails, notes, and call history, which are not readable. Now you need Syncios iTunes Backup Extractor to get data from the iTunes backup to your PC. Which supports extracting SMS, Contacts, Photos, Call History and more from iTunes Backup of any iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch onto computer.

>> How to backup your songs from iTunes to PC?

Step 1. Download and install Syncios iTunes Library Sharing tool.

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Please be sure that iTunes has been already installed on your computer for running this free Syncios iTunes Library Sharing tool correctly. But you do not have to run iTunes.

Step 2. Click iTunes Library and Export to PC.

Click iTunes Library under Toolkit, a window will pop up. You can see Music, Videos, Podcasts, TV shows, Audiobooks, iTunesU tabs. Press one of the tab, corresponding files will be listed on the main window. Simply choose the songs selectively you need and hit Export to PC button.

backup your songs from iTunes to PC

Note: If you backup all your iTunes songs to PC, all the artwork of the songs will remain.

Supported Apple Devices and iOS Versions

iPhone iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 plus, iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS
iPad iPad Pro; iPad mini 4;, iPad mini 3/2/1, iPad with Retina display, The New iPad, iPad 2, iPad
iPod iPod touch 5, iPod touch 4, iPod touch 3, iPod Touch
iOS iOS 5, iOS 6, iOS 7, iOS 8, iOS 9

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