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I have just added to my iTunes library a bunch of new Japanese songs. When I say a bunch, I mean it. A lot of them. And their titles are mostly in their original Japanese form, which is in kanji, hiragana and katakana.

I'm only just starting to learn the language, which means I can't read most of that. And even if I could, for the sake of things following a sort of standard with the tons of other songs I have in romaji in my library, it would make sense for everything to be the same way.

The last time I added songs - and there were far less than this - it took me a very long while to transliterate everything. So I would like to know if there is a way to speed this up.

Is there a way to convert my iTunes library from Japanese script to romaji (alphabet) automatically or semi-automatically? Will it rename folders and files in my iTunes Media folder?

Or is there, at least, a way to make this faster than using a dictionary for every word (and sometimes get mistaken on what's a word, what's two words and what's a modified version of a word that won't be found in a dictionary?

By the way, I'm running Windows (8, Pro, 64 bits).

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I'm coding up a solution after discussing with @Ariane on Root Access. – allquixotic Feb 8 '13 at 22:20
@allquixotic Hey, did you ever write that tool? Regards, Majiri – Master117 Jan 20 '15 at 18:16

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