iTunes is a media library management and playback application developed and maintained by Apple for OS X and Windows. It is also used to synchronise Apple media devices and manage their contents.

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Keeping Itunes Library in Synch With External Harddrive

I have all my music files on an external hard drive. The hard drive is fed/accessed both through an old ibook and an imac - both have selected the external hard drive as the itunes folder. New songs ...
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Using multiple sound cards with XP and iTunes

I want to use itunes with an xp box and have the audio play out through two soundcards at the same time (one internal, one USB). Is this possible?
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How do I get iTunes tracks to appear in the same album?

I am trying to get iTunes to show all tracks from the same album grouped together. I've set the album field to the same value for all the tracks, but yet some of them still appear in their own album ...
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Re-downloading accidentally deleted podcasts in iTunes

I deleted some previously downloaded podcast episodes in iTunes 9 and I'd like to re-download them. (I don't want to manually re-download them because then they won't show up in the podcast's list in ...
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Prevent iTunes from starting when iPhone is plugged in on Windows

Is there any way to prevent iTunes from starting under XP when an iPhone is plugged in? Using iTunes v 9. Usually I just want to charge my phone and don't want iTunes to start. Note: Exact dup of ...
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What do I do when my iPhone is stuck at a screen with an USB cable and iTunes logo?

I just tried updating the iPhone's firmware, and things went haywire. iTunes informed the update had failed and linked me to iOS: Resolving update and restore alert messages. The iPhone is stuck on ...
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iTunes keeps resetting my file paths on new external drive

Been fighting itunes as I've moved my library from an external Drive on an XP machine to an external drive on a Vista machine. On the VISTA machine, I've fixed the external drive to Z: My copied ...
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Can I watch iTunes-purchased movies using Windows Media Center on a Windows Home Server?

I recently purchased and set up a new Windows Home Server machine. I'd like to purchase some movies from the iTunes store to stream from my Home Server to my television. Is this even possible? ...
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How to not lose iTunes Podcast Subscriptions when rebuilding machine

I'm going to do a clean install of Windows 7. I would like to not loose all of my selections in iTunes for podcasts that I have subscribed to. How do I do this? Thanks!
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Export podcasts from iTunes as OPML, or some other way?

I recently bought a new computer, and installed iTunes 9 on it, mainly to subscribe to podcasts. All my regular podcasts are saved as subscriptions in iTunes om my old computer. Is there any way to ...
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Migrating iTunes library to Linux system?

I am planning to migrate from Mac OS X to Linux in the near future. Is there an equivalent to iTunes for Linux and how would I migrate to it? I have mainly music in my current iTunes library, iPod ...
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Mac apps not seeing iTunes library

I've got an iTunes library of about 6000 songs plus a couple of dozen videos. For some reason, only Front Row and iTunes can see it. When I try to access the library from other applications, such as ...
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Make Front Row act more like it did on Tiger (OS X 10.4)

I used to use Front Row all the time on Tiger. When I walked away from the computer, I could hit the "menu" button on my Mac's remote to get a full screen interface for iTunes that I could easily ...
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How to move a downloaded track into the Podcast section of the iTunes Library?

Pretty much the exact opposite of this question. I subscribe to a podcast, and I recently found a bunch of old episodes available for download on the publisher's website. When I add these ...
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Is there a way to prevent iTunes upgrades from trashing my quick launch shortcut?

On Windows XP, is there a way to make it so that every time iTunes comes out with some minor point upgrade, it doesn't render the shortcut in my quick launch bar useless? Once I've upgraded, the ...
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How do you manage multiple parallel music libraries?

I have a main music library containing ripped lossless files (in WMAL for now) and original downloaded MP3s, AACs, etc. I also have a couple parallel libraries that contain the exact same set of ...
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What's the simplest way to get .flac music files into iTunes?

I'm looking for a simple way to import .flac files into iTunes, so I can play them on my mac, and when I'm out, my iPhone, and I'm willing to be I'm not the first person to want to do this. What are ...
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Why Backblaze does not backup iTunes sync data?

I am an iPhone user and am using Backblaze to backup my files on my PC. iTunes stores iPhone sync data to c:\Documents and Settings\(My Name)\Application Data\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup\(hex ...
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iPhone/iTunes always syncs the same song every time

My iTtunes/iPhone syncing works perfectly except for this odd behavior. One song syncs every time. I never listen to it really, and I've loaded other albums/songs from time to time with the expected ...
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How to sync podcasts between two computers?

I want to share only podcasts between two computers, without music and videos, is there any solution of sharing iTunes podcasts?
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Missing “Upgrade my library” link in iTunes

I would like to upgrade some of the music I purchased on iTunes a few years ago to be DRM free. I'm even prepared to do this the legal way, but when I go to the app store there is no link in the ...
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How to play Local Radio in iTunes?

My Office is located at Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. (380013) (zip) I want to play local radio's of ahmedabad. Ahmedabad's most popular radios are 91.5 98.3 etc. I don't know How to Add them? If ...
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How do I get iTunes to download and sync all podcasts

I subscribe to the Bloomberg on the Economy and Bloomberg Surveillance podcasts. Both of these podcasts tend to release multiple episodes at once, so my iTunes only gets the most recent episode when ...
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Is there an ID3 tag editor for iTunes on OS X? [closed]

I'm looking for an iTunes ID3 tag editor for OS X. I've tried a lot such as iEatBrainz and PolluxApp. Aside from the usual tagging, album artwork and lyrics are also important to me. Most taggers ...
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Bulk fix Album artwork in iTunes library for display on a Squeezebox Controller

This may actually be two questions in one. I've recently bought a Logitech Squeezebox Duet and as a result have noticed that a large amount of the album artwork in my iTunes library is either missing ...
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How to convert a library of DRM'd iTunes AAC songs to unprotected mp3s for free?

How to convert a library of DRM'd iTunes ACC songs to unprotected mp3s for free?
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Problems with getting Apple's Remote app working on Windows XP

I have downloaded the Remote app made by Apple, to allow controlling of iTunes via my iPhone. Following the steps, I am able to See my iPhone appear in my iTunes Clicking it prompts me to enter my ...
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Resume iTunes Music even in Sleep Mode

Is it possible play music through iTunes even when I put the computer to sleep? I don't need the monitor on when playing the music so I have been going to the Apple menu and choosing Sleep but the ...
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Restoring iTunes purchases, is it possible?

My girlfriend purchased some albums using the iTunes store from within her iPod touch. Sadly, she connected the iPod touch to iTunes and now the albums are gone. I have no idea what happened, maybe ...
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Ignore something from iTunes home sharing

Can I ignore something from home sharing? Mainly podcasts. I don't care about that stuff, so I want it to not even show up in the list.
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Trouble restoring an iPod touch backup

I ran into some problems with my iPod, and am trying to restore a backup following this link -> http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1414 I tried following the section under "Restoring your iPhone or iPod ...
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What is the best file format/bit rate to rip tracks from a CD into iTunes? [closed]

I know it sounds subjective but its not meant to be. I am very new to ripping CD's using iTunes, and I'm confused over the different formats available. I have read Wikipedia regarding the AAC and ...
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Force Synergy To Use My Own Covers

I use Synergy to display a floating cover/title/artist/album/year floater on my screen. There's one behavior that's particularly frustrating to me I've never found a way around. Is it possible to ...
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Is there any reason to assign multiple album covers in iTunes?

I'm ultra-meticulous about my iTunes cover art, but one thing still remains a mystery to me: iTunes has long supported multiple covers, which can be assigned from anyplace in the interface a single ...
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Why don't iTunes URL links work?

Whenever I get an iTunes link, like: http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=333256858 it never opens up in iTunes. I get the "One Moment Please, connecting to the iTunes ...
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How do you permanently stop a particular podcast episode downloading in iTunes?

Every time I fire up iTunes and it automatically starts to get the lastest podcasts from my subscriptions, there are always some episodes that I don't want to get which happen to be the latest ones ...
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Does iphone 'manually manage' only work on one computer?

Does iphone 'manually manage' only work on one computer? I have 'manually manage' enabled on one computer but when I plug it into another computer, manually manage is unchecked and I can't manually ...
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iTunes 9 not sorting albums by track order consistently

I have my iTunes library set to sort by music by Artist, then album . For most of my albums this will also sort the albums in the correct track listing order (using the track number tag). Except for ...
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iTunes limitations( with respect to filetypes )?

What filetypes does iTunes not recognize ? I have a bunch of flac files, some avi videos, and none of them seem to be in my iTunes library. Nothing happens when I import them ( via Drag & Drop, ...
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How to prevent iTunes from adding converted Mp3s to the library?

When I use iTunes to create Mp3 files from songs I've bought, iTunes also adds them to my library and I got them twice. How can I prevent iTunes from adding converted Mp3s to the library in the first ...
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itunes9 and the missing “display album artwork”

Before iTunes 9, there was a "Display album artwork" checkbox. By disabling then reenabling it you could rebuild the album artwork database on the iPod (when it gets corrupt by programs like ...
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Hosted iTunes Library

Is it possible to connect iTunes to a library hosted on an external server?
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Search in iTunes not working as expected

I have iTunes 9.0.1 running under OS X 10.6.1 on two computers - A Mac Pro and a Mac Mini. On the Mac-Pro, I get the expected behavior when i search directly in song lists. Click on Music under ...
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Are there any free application to automatically download album art-work for iTunes? [closed]

I want to download album art-work for my iTunes library without creating an iTunes store account. There's an application called iArtwork that does just what I need but it is not free. Does anyone ...
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How to share my iPod music in the network using iTunes 'share' feature?

I was wondering if any of you know a straightforward way to share my iPod music in the networks by using the 'share' feature already included in iTunes for Windows. What I've done so far is to add ...
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iTunes on two computers (with last.fm) loses track of iPhone metadata

Connecting an iPhone to my work PC that is synced with home PC causes minor but annoying breakage for me. It seems to do a small sync of some sort then lose track marks etc: I have an iPhone synced ...
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How can I get iTunes to group by album, ignoring artist?

I'm a new iPod user, and having tried and failed with some of the third-party uploaders, I think I'm stuck with iTunes. However, I find the user interface intensely frustrating. For compilation ...
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How can I make clicking on an iTunes (itms) link in Firefox open the link in iTunes?

When I click on an itpc link in Firefox, e.g. itpc://rss.conversationsnetwork.org/series/stackoverflow.xml it brings focus to iTunes but doesn't change what's displayed there. Does anyone know ...
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iPhone 3G refuses to transfer purchased apps to iTunes

My iPhone 3G refuses to transfer purchased apps to iTunes. This is causing me major problems with syncing. Whenever I attempt to transfer apps from the iPhone to iTunes it goes through the motions, ...
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How do I disable iTunes Home Sharing without deauthorizing the wrong computer?

A friend guessed my iTunes password and turned on Home Sharing through iTunes. I unknowingly logged in looking for some information, this re-associated my password with my friend's email address. I ...