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Transfer entire iTunes library including playlists to new computer

My wife just bought me a new computer and I'd like to know how to go about transferring my entire iTunes library from my old computer to my new one, as well as all my various playlists. I've already ...
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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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How to stop iTunes from autoplaying an imported playlist?

When I import tons of albums to my iPhone my transfer jams if I import playlist files from the folders, so that means I can rarely just copy paste full albums How do I set up so that iTunes doesn't ...
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737 views

iTunes - how to create really RANDOM playlist?

How can I create a smart playlist which would contain REALLY RANDOM songs? Is there any hint how to do it? I've tried to set up in the "Match the following rule" chars like *, / or ., but it never ...
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iTunes Smart Playlist combining 2 genres

Let say for example that I want an iTunes playlist that includes All Hip-Hop and Rap songs. I create a smart play list with: Genre > contains > Hip-Hop Genre > contains > Rap But ...
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How do I make an iTunes smart playlist by track rating, not album rating?

I have a smart playlist in iTunes which is all the tracks I've rated 5 stars. I recently rated an album 5 stars, now it shows up in the playlist. Apparently unrated tracks inherit the album's ...
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417 views

How to open an iPhone compatible M3U file on Windows?

This is how the M3U file looks like: #EXTM3U #EXT-X-STREAM-INF:PROGRAM-ID=1,BANDWIDTH=1400000 http://maskedip/http_livestr.str?r=true&id=mbit-test&k=testkey ...
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195 views

iTunes creating playlists on its own

Why does iTunes create a new playlist and start playing a few seconds from each one when I try to add albums to my library? It means deleting about 400+ playlists, and having to wait a few hours for ...
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268 views

Is there a way to remotely edit iTunes playlists?

Essentially, my use case is that I want to edit the iTunes playlists on my desktop computer at home when I'm not in front of that computer. A specific example: I'm at my computer at work, and I ...
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665 views

iTunes importing m3u playlists with special (non-ASCII) characters on OS X

I have Mac OS X and iTunes 10.2.2, and several m3u files (standard, non extended) containing the paths to songs that are already in the library, just not organized into playlists. I ran a Python ...
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530 views

How do I create an automatic playlist of albums not recently played?

I'd like to create a smart playlist that includes randomly chosen albums from my music library. Once I listen to the album on my iPod touch, I'd like it to remove that album and substitute a new ...
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773 views

ITunes - Duplicate “Purchased on iPhone” playlists

Whenever I purchase music on my phone and then sync with iTunes later, a duplicate "Purchased on iPhone" playlist will be created. The first one will have everything I've purchased in the past, and ...
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760 views

iPhone iOS4 'phone made' Playlists disappear when connecting to iTunes

With iOS4 it is possible to make new, named custom playlists directly on the phone. This works fine for me, expect when I connect the iPhone to any machine (mac or pc) that has iTunes running (even ...
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Does iTunes provide a way that I can structure a Smart Playlist to include all songs from three non-Smart playlists along with X GB of random music?

I have three playlists: P1, P2, and P3, along with the Music library. I always want all songs in P1, P2, and P3 to be in the smart playlist. However, every time I clear the Smart Playlist, I want all ...
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Is it possible to make a smart playlist in iTunes that's comprised of tracks from unique artists (no one artist appears twice on the list)?

I can't figure out a way to get iTunes to create a playlist where every song in the list is a different unique artist, and no artists or songs are repeated. Is this possible? (using iTunes 10, ...
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Is it possible to export my MediaMonkey playlists in Itunes?

I am using both softwares but I would like to import MediaMonkey's playlist in Itunes. Can you tell me how to do it ?
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itunes: can't get playlist to play more than one song w/o having to manually hit “play”?

Something is screwy with my itunes setup... I can play multiple songs after each other from the Music Library, but if I want to play several songs in a row from a playlist, it doesn't seem to work. It ...
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itunes: delete song from playlist

I can't seem to remove a particular song from one of my playlists, but keep it in my collection. Pressing "delete" or "command+delete" doesn't seem to do anything. Option+delete asks me if I want to ...
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How do I move a Playlist from my iPod Nano to my computer using iTunes?

I made a playlist and put it on my iPod Nano. However, when I was cleaning up the playlists on my computer (removing ones that I didn't play often, if ever), I accidentally deleted one of them that I ...
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keep iTunes and WMP playlists in sync

I use media center for listening to music, however I also use itunes for keeping my iPod in sync. I often create playlists on the go on my iPod, but when I'm at home I prefer media center and often ...
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Removing Duplicates from iTunes playlist

I am facing a problem in iTunes. See above image. All most each song is repeated twice in my play-list. When I opened Finder - it was also duplicated in iTunes folder. What is the secret problem ...
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Restrict an iTunes smart playlist to contain only entire albums

I'm trying to create an "albums not played for the last 3 months" playlist, that I could sync onto my iPod. Is it normal that autofill always chooses the same songs out of my library to fill the iPod ...
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269 views

What factors are used to generate Genius Playlists in iTunes?

I'm curious as to all the factors that are taken into account when iTunes constructs a Genius Playlist. Do listening habits such as Play Count and Skipped Count have any effect? Are the ratings that I ...
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918 views

playlist order not transfering to iphone [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Preserving smart playlist order on iPhone I have smart playlist that I have manually ordered in iTunes (V9.0) and then transferred the playlist to my iPhone (3G running ...
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Preserving smart playlist order on iPhone

I have a smart playlist configured to play my favorite podcasts during my commute. It's a list of audio-only, unheard podcasts: In iTunes, I've ordered the playlist by Release Date -- i.e. I want ...
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Restrict iTunes smart playlist to audio only

I have a smart playlist of my favorite podcasts which I use for commuting -- it's mostly a simple collection of "Album contains This Week in Tech" or "Album contains Croncast", etc. The feed from The ...
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Is it possible to add more Genius Mixes to iTunes 9?

I upgraded to iTunes 9 today and it looks good! The Genius Mixes feature is nice but I only have 4 genius mixes even though I have 973 songs in my library. Two of my mixes are even the same genre. ...
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Migrating an iTunes Playlist from one computer to another

Awhile ago, I moved all of my iTunes music from one computer to another, but I did so without copying the actual iTunes library folder from one to another. Since then, the libraries have diverged. ...
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Create a playlist in iTunes based on a hard drive folder

I'd like to be able to base playlists in iTunes on a folder on my hard drive. For example, say I have this directory structure: C:\MP3s\Doctor Who Music C:\MP3s\Star Wars Music Importing all those ...