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Can spotlight index the iTunes library?

I would spotlight to index not only music files on my hard drive, but also the iTunes library. Background: I have a MacBook air with limited space. In order to be independent from physical burdens, I ...
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An error occured uploading to the iTunes store

I'm on OSX Mavericks 10.9.4 and I'm getting an a message "An error occured uploading to the iTunes store. " when trying to upload an application through the Application Loader app. I checked in ...
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iPhone doesn't complete loading iTunes library via Home Sharing

I've been trying to use iTunes / Music.app on my iPhone 4S running latest iOS 7.1.1 (11D201) and access the "Home Shared" iTunes library that my Mac Pro (10.9.3) makes available on my network. No ...
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21 views

How to transfer iTunes from Windows to Mac wirelessly?

Is there a way to transfer the content of my iTunes library from a Windows laptop to a MacBook over our house's network?
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Hosts file cannot be found, max OS X

When I went restored my iPhone through iTunes I got an error 3194. I followed the instructions on the Apple site that tells me to edit my hosts file. I followed the instructions and opened sudo in ...
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Processing startup items in OS 10.8 (Mountain Lion)

I would like to boot Mac OS 10.8 (Mountain Lion) automatically on a timed schedule and then start iTunes to play Music. I use the Aurora app for this. The Problem is that my iTunes Music is on a NAS ...
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73 views

Update Previous iTunes Store/App Store Purchase without Active Apple ID?

I don't have an active Apple ID/iTunes account. How do I update software purchased in the past? How do I go down the "if you don't have an Apple ID" path below? Mac OS X will allow one to bypass ...
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894 views

How to sync email account settings between mail app on Mavericks, and iOS 7?

Prior to Mavericks, when one synced an iOS device using iTunes, the email account settings for all email accounts configured in OSX would be "synced" with the iOS device. Unfortunately, in Mavericks, ...
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28 views

iTunes: How to have the same library on two external harddisks?

I have my iTunes library on an external hard disk at home. I'd like to listen to my music also at work. For this I have another external hard disk at work. Is there a way to have the same iTunes ...
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How can I disable the feature where OSX launches iTunes when external speakers are connected?

There is that feature where iTunes gets automatically launched on OSX when an external speakers are connected (Bluetooth or 3.5mm jack headphones). I happen to prefer another application to listen to ...
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Does partitioning iTunes and iPhoto libraries make my Mac faster? [duplicate]

I have a iMac (early 2009) with 2,66 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo 4 GB 1067 MHz DDR3 640GB 7200-rpm Serial ATA hard drive If I create a partition for the iTunes library and another one for the ...
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iTunes Keyboard Shortcut for exiting search function

In iTunes on OS X, you can search for music in your library by using the CMD+F shortcut. However, as far as I can tell, there exists no shortcut for accessing those items once the search has ...
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How do I make my iTunes library read-only?

I have a huge iTunes collection and have been researching this for a while but cannot seem to find an answer. Basically I would like to leave my iTunes collection open so that people can select their ...
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QuickTime Player sounds much better than iTunes

I am playing a 320 kpbs encoded music MP3 in iTunes and the sound is substantially worse than the exact same file played back in QuickTime Player (Max OS X 10.8.5). I have maxed out system volume and ...
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402 views

How do I delete songs not in playlists in iTunes?

I have lots of music in iTunes, but there's tons of crap I never listen to just taking up space. Is there a way I can easily delete all songs not in a playlist? All the music I have put into ...
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39 views

Installing iTunes on Mac

I've been given a MacBook Pro by my work, and am busily customising it. I've installed Xcode, NetBeans, Fugu, and a few other apps that I need for development, but I'm running into problems when I ...
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279 views

Share iTunes Library between OSX and Win7 Bootcamp

I've done quite a bit of research on this but I still haven't found a solution that does what I require. Basically my setup is a SSD & HDD in my MBP. I have OSX and Win7 (Bootcamp) on the SSD ...
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141 views

Deleting the duplicate files made from iTunes - consolidate feature

I selected the iTunes folder library as [home folder]/Music Having music files in the same folder ([home folder]/Music) I select File -> Organize Library -> Consolidate Files. Which created doubled ...
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Applescript to change the address of an iTunes streaming file

it's a really really simple concept, I just can't figure out to do it... I'm trying to use Applescript to use iTunes to listen to different files on a site almost like a background radio. To get this ...
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219 views

Lots of AlbumArt_{*} files in my Music folder

I have recently migrated over my files from Windows to Mac OS and have noticed that my Music folder contains many AlbumArt_{*}.jpg files. First of all I would like to know where these files are ...
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108 views

Looking for a music organizer, with possible cloud features [closed]

I am looking for a music organisation app for a mac with quite specific requirements. I have resorted to a forum after a fair time googling and trying out several apps. My friend, who is a music ...
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OSX keyboard shortcuts for iTunes from outside the application

I listen to music while I work, and it can be tedious to have to locate iTunes to turn my music on/off, which I have to do often. I want to setup shortcuts so I can start/stop my music no matter what ...
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187 views

iPhone not syncing with iTunes

In iTunes under apps tab, it list all the apps which I have in my iTunes account. When I click on the Install button of the app, button name gets changed to will install & also on the right side ...
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105 views

Why does iTunes use 100% cpu when syncing photos?

Is it resizing them or something? It's using ~98% of my CPU while I'm syncing some pictures to an iPad.
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116 views

iTunes: use same folder by Mac and Windows

I have Windows 8 installed on my MacBook Pro with Boot Camp, and I have read/write access to my HFS+ partition through Paragon's HFS+ for Windows 10. My question is, can I install iTunes on Windows ...
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81 views

iTunes on dashboard

I am somewhat a newbie in OS X, and I just discovered the dashboard and amount of widgets I can download to it. And my tow questions are: Is there a "iTunes widget" that plays music and controls it ...
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388 views

Subscribing to a podcast in iTunes 11 from the URL

In previous versions of iTunes, you could go to Advanced » Subscribe to Podcast and then enter the URL. I used this all the time. In iTunes 11 I can't find anything comparable.
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176 views

Mac Pro Keyboard itunes Play/Pause

I have now got a Mac Pro keyboard and it does not have the iTunes play/pause images on them, so obviously, it does not work. Any suggestions to map the F8 key to control iTunes?
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329 views

iTunes popup on song change

All of a sudden my iMac has started showing a popup notification in the middle of the screen every time a song changes. I'm not sure what's changed. But I don't want them. I checked iTunes's ...
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93 views

Green button no longer maximizes iTunes window

The typical green "maximize" button in iTunes doesn't function as expected. Instead of maximizing the window it toggles the mini-player function. I am looking for a way to return the original function ...
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697 views

Sharing iTunes library on a NAS with Windows and OS X machine

I have a NAS system that I use to store music that is commonly accessed by a number of domestic PCs. We have also just bought a Mac using OS X Lion. On the PCs I have mapped a drive letter to the ...
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Duplicate iTunes podcast folder – which one is correct?

Recently a extra podcast "tab" (for lack of a better word) appeared in iTunes after I subscribed to a couple of podcasts via RSS. Only the new podcasts show in that new tab (I'll call it Tab 2). All ...
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359 views

Permissions in OS X for iTunes library with multiple users

I currently have a lot of music on an external drive and my iTunes set up from there. However, periodically, when the external drive isn't connected, iTunes will default back to the library location ...
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353 views

Mac OS X shutdown always fails after iTunes was started once

I have some mystery on my both MacBooks (Air & Pro): If I used iTunes at least one time during the uptime, the system never shuts down, it just hangs on a blue screen with the spinner rotating ...
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243 views

iTunes opens on event of remote device or app in OSX

I was having trouble with iTunes opening once I paired my bluetooth headphones, I was trying to play something off of soundcloud, and every time I hit the button on my headphones or even pressed the ...
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iPhone sync with iTunes stuck on “Waiting for items to copy”

I'm having a problem with iTunes where syncing my iPhone ends up seeming to basically finish, but it says "Waiting for items to copy" after everything else, and just stays there for... well, a very ...
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132 views

Moving Podcasts to different folders

I downloaded some video podcast language lessons, all of which played on iTunes (9.2.x). But three of them were not copied to my iPod (5th gen) because they "couldn't be played on this iPod". I ...
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2k views

Export contacts from iTunes to Google

How do I export the contacts backed up in iTunes from a MacBook to a Google account?
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173 views

How to share a music folder between OSX and Windows?

It's a question for OSX & Windows 7 users who jump between one system to another. I'm on Windows now, and I've got this music folder in my main hard drive. I'm planning to buy a Mackbook Pro soon ...
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Figure out what's playing from a different device

I've been wondering if it's possible to figure out what video / song is currently playing through airplay from a DIFFERENT device than the one that's streaming using airplay. Surely this must be ...
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iPhone contacts not syncing with Mac OS X Address Book

I have an iPhone 4 and Mac OS X Lion. In iTunes I have checked Info > Sync Address book contacts. However when I add a new contact to Address Book and click on sync, I do not see the new contact on ...
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iTunes freezes during startup (“updating library”) after updating Mac OS X Lion

I have Mac OS X Lion 10.7.2, and after I made my last OS updates, iTunes (10.5.2) freezes at the "updating library" step. It has being doing that for two days now, and it is not working yet, even ...
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Non-unicode characters language in OS X

In Windows, whenever I am facing an incorrect display of non-unicode characters (for me usually Russian (Cyrillic) characters may get displayed as ancient runes =), I go to regional settings, set ...
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How to sync apps with one Mac and 3 devices?

We have 1 Mac, with 1 iTunes account, and 3 iOS devices. Every time we sync one device, iTunes either spams it with ALL apps from ALL devices, OR it removes all of the apps from the device including ...
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121 views

iTunes windows are white on black after upgrade to 10.7

It's easier to show than tell – see this screenshot: Here's what I have already looked into: Preferences: no settings that (seem to) apply here; Universal Access: in particular, "Assistive ...
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793 views

Playing music from iTunes on a Linux computer on LAN

I am not sure if there is a practical way to do this; I tried some googling, but the signal-to-noise ratio was pretty bad, so I thought I'd try here. At home, I have an old Linux laptop that serves ...
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80 views

How can I use multiple iTunes libraries in OS X?

Is there a way to have two iTunes libraries? One would be a larger one that syncs with an iPod; the other would be a subset of that containing the music I listen to more often on my Mac.
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423 views

iTunes has expired, I can't install the latest version of iTunes because the expired one is 'newer'

Any ideas what I should do? It' sa bit weird that it won't let me run iTunes claiming it's expired and when I try to download a new version of it (10.4) the installer locks me saying iTunes is newer.. ...
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Files deleted from iTunes library don't go to Trash

I am running OS X 10.6.7 and iTunes 10.4. When I delete music or a podcast from the library in iTunes, I get a warning whether I would like to keep or move the file to Trash. I respond that I want ...
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564 views

Itunes is playing songs in reverse order

Does anyone know why my iTunes is playing songs in reverse order? I am running Mac OS X 10.6.8 with iTunes 10.3.1