iTunes loading slowly? Here’s a simple fix to speed iTunes launch
From time to time iTunes can take a very long time to open, typically because it is looking for the music library.
If you find iTunes to be taking a long time to launch, you might try this simple fix seems to resolve the slow application launch issues:
* Launch iTunes
* Immediately hit and hold the “Option” / ALT key
* Select your iTunes Library, on your computer, often located in the user home folder or /Music/iTunes/
* Click OK
iTunes should now but be considerably faster when loading and quitting.
The interesting thing is that you’re loading the same music library as before, so the speedup must be related to a more recent cache being available.
This should work with iTunes on both Mac and Windows.
If you have any other tips to speed up iTunes, share with us in the comments!