iTunes is one place where you keep all of your music collections, favorite movies, video clips, TV shows, and more on your Mac OS. iTunes makes it a snap to organize your entire music and video collection. You can explore the music of your choice in the iTunes Store and download the stuff that you need to add to your collection. iTunes maintains a folder called ‘library’ to store all your purchased music, movies, apps, podcasts, and books. iTunes can also be run on iOS-based devices, such as iPods, iPhones, and iPads.
Mac users often find themselves jinxed having lost their entire music and video collection from iTunes. Your iTunes library may be affected by so many things that intermittently happen on your Mac, such as iTunes upgrade, computer crashes, data corruption, and the like. Such unfortunate incidents can cause your music, video, and other files to disappear from the library. There are some recommended ways to recover lost music and other data from iTunes. A few common scenarios are discussed below in detail.
You will end up importing various sound files into iTunes, including bells and alarms. You need to manually delete the unwanted files from iTunes.
Recovering Music in iTunes via iPod after Refreshing Mac from a Crash
In case the aforementioned methods fail to recover your lost iTunes data, you should use professional Mac data recovery software. Using these advanced tools, you can safely scan your OS X hard drive to recover an entire music library lost from iTunes on your Mac. Further, these software are compatible with Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion.