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How to Enable Half-Star Ratings in iTunes on a Mac

Some artists don't even deserve a full star. Learn how to give them the half-assed rating they deserve.


  • Step 1: Close iTunes Close iTunes, and open Terminal in the utilities folder.
  • Step 2: Type a code Type the following: Defaults write allow-half-stars-bool TRUE
  • Step 3: Close Terminal and run iTunes Press Return and close Terminal. That's it!
  • FACT: Did you know? Journey's 1981 hit, "Don't Stop Believin'," is the most-downloaded 20th century song ever on iTunes.

You Will Need

  • iTunes
  • A Mac computer

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