Recovering iTunes Itl File

“Hi there, last week I had taken backup of data from iTunes media Library and saved it on my pen drive. Well, two days back I was repeatedly receiving format error whenever I inserted pen drive to any system. In order to get access to the pen drive, I clicked on the format option that wiped out all the files and folders (iTunes library file). I haven’t used the pen drive since formatting, so please can anyone of you suggest me the best way to restore iTunes ITL files”

ITL file is a database of songs in iTunes Library and the playlists which you have created. Some music file’s specific data is saved in this file. If you delete this file, then iTunes will automatically create new one. As we all know iTunes doesn’t make it that simple to edit or alter the settings that are present in it. If move your iTunes Library to other destination location and ended up in missing that file; then along with iTunes, ITL file will be deleted. However, relax, worrying is not solution. This page gives all information needed for retrieving iTunes ITL file, so keep reading. But before that know some causes for deletion or loss of iTunes media library i.e. ITL file as follows:

  • Accidentally deleting iTunes Library file from Mac system hdd while trying to get rid of unwanted files
  • Unintentional formatting volume where iTunes is saved causes deletion of entire files along with ITL file from respective volume
  • Abrupt removal of external storage media when iTunes library file is being moved to other location will cause loss of ITL file
  • Virus infection, improper system shutdown or presence of bad sectors are some other reasons for loss of iTunes library file and ITL file

To be on safer side, it is suggested that user regularly takes backup of iTunes library file so that data can be easily rescued if any file loss issues come up. If you have missed taking data backup routine, then you have to imply on services of effective media file recovery tool to get back your valuable information.

iTunes Library ITL File Recovery:

With installation of Yodot Mac Photo Recovery software one can be assured about complete recovery of iTunes Library files as well as other media files that were deleted or lost in undesired scenarios. With simple list of options, this utility provides all round support to perform iTunes file retrieval from Mac system hard drive in less time. It is read only tool that doesn’t alter original file contents of rescued data and at the same time doesn’t damage other files and applications stored in your system. This media file recovery tool best option if you are thinking how to restore iTunes files from Trash on Mac hard drive or even from external hard drives in simple steps. This photo recovery software is designed in such a way that it can be easily installed on various versions of Mac operating systems like Lion, Mountain Lion, Leopard, Snow Leopard and Mavericks.

Follow the simple steps to recover iTunes media folder on your Mac system:

  • Download and install Yodot Mac Photo Recovery application on Macintosh system using admin account
  • Once installation process gets completed, user can run the program with help of shortcut icon on desktop
  • Main screen of utility shows two options namely “Deleted Photo Recovery” or “Lost Photo Recovery” based on iTunes ITL file loss scenario
  • From next screen, mark the volume from where iTunes ITL has to be restored
  • At last start scanning procedure and after completion, view rescued list of files in ‘Data View’ and ‘File Type View’
  • Select ITL file and save to desired storage media accessible to Mac computer

Things that needs to be remembered:

  • Maintain backup of important iTunes library file on more than one destination location
  • Avoid use of unknown third party applications in your Mac machine that can result in loss of iTunes ITL file
  • Save rescued files to different destination location other than the same volume on Mac hard drive

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