There are those among us who may still enjoy making “mix” CDs for ourselves or others. Did you know that you can print out an entire track list for a particular playlist? It’s actually quite simple.

  1. Create Playlist
  2. This one we’ll leave up to you. Create any playlist you want or use one of the canned ones that comes stock with iTunes. For our example We’ll use the Top 25 Most Played.

  3. Select Playlist To Print
  4. Click File -> Print
  5. This will bring up a dialog box where you can select which type of layout you would like. My favorite is to use ‘CD Jewel Case Insert’ and Select Mosaic. This will provide a list of songs on the left along with a Mosaic of the album covers on the right.

  6. Print out your Cover
  7. It’s that simple.

Things to remember. The track list can only display 25 items when doing a CD Cover insert. If you’re doing anything other version the only limitation should be the size of the paper. An example of the Top 25 songs that I have can be found here. One thing to keep in mind is that these covers can be quite large in terms of space. My example is 7.1 Megabytes.

It’s not a whole lot, but it’s a nice little trick that can spruce up that mix CD that you’re making. Or as a handy way to backup your playlists in case you decide to do a wipe and reload of your computer when you install Snow Leopard.

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