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Is there a way to create a Smart Playlist in iTunes that will contain the songs in my library that have been downloaded locally? I have to reduce the bandwidth used at my job but I can download files at night and I want to only play songs that are downloaded to my computer (plus I don't want to play all the songs I own :-)).

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If you use the "location" parameter, and select "is on this computer", that will show only the ones downloaded—providing you don't have any other music.

This works for me, as I want to keep the storage on my MacBook Air to the minimum.

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I just gave this a try and my playlist shows no tracks at all. The only tracks on this computer are ones that were downloaded via Match. It's Windows 7/32 bit and iTunes 10.5.2, if that makes a difference. –  Jack Brewster Dec 22 '11 at 16:31
    
@Jack I tried this on my PC was well (where the original library was matched from), and it did appear to work but did take about 2 minutes to run and hammered the CPU. Maybe leave it a couple of minutes and have another look. –  user15482 Dec 24 '11 at 17:28

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