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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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? [on hold]

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 ...
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Using WinAmp to put music on an iPod/iPhone

Back in the day, with older iPods, you could copy music onto them using Winamp's Music Library. I heard that newer iPods and iPhones have all sort of encryption that prevents this from being fully ...
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Unable to start iTunes due to incorrect version of Quicktime

I am getting the following error when I try to run iTunes. --------------------------- Newer Version of QuickTime Required --------------------------- QuickTime version 7.6.2 is installed, iTunes ...
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Play an iTunes playlist URL on startup

I'd like iTunes to automatically start playing a certain Internet radio station each time I log in. Is there a way to get iTunes to play a specific song (or playlist) upon login, the same way you can ...
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2 iPhones, 2 Computers on LAN, how to share Apps?

I had an iPhone 3G, and my girlfriend and I constantly play games on it. When then the 3GS came out, I bought one with the intention of giving my girlfriend the 3G to use as a Touch (without SIM ...
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Sync a Dropbox Folder with iTunes

Okay here's my scenario. Dropbox is great for sharing things. iTunes is great for managing music. I have a private shared Dropbox folder that I use to share music among my friends. I use iTunes ...
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iTunes loses a small selection of my music library on every upgrade

Each time I upgrade iTunes a small selection of songs go missing. i.e. they are not found by iTunes and the file itself is no longer in the folder on the hard-disk. There does not seem to be any ...
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How do I control iTunes from my Dell keyboard's media keys?

My Dell keyboard has media keys for play, pause, stop, mute etc. They work in iTunes, but only if iTunes has window focus. How do I make them work regardless of the window currently in focus?
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Can't connect Apple TV to iTunes after installing a new router

I replaced an old router with a Linksys WRT610N. Everything works great, except I can no longer connect iTunes 9 on my Mac (running 10.6) to the Apple TV since installing the new router (the old ...
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How to get iTunes to automatically scan a folder for new music?

I like to buy my music on Amazon.com instead of iTunes, because they sell them in mp3 format. I would like to have iTunes scan the folder created by the Amazon MP3 downloader automatically on startup. ...
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How does iTunes movie DRM work?

Is a movie locked to the computer I originally download it on? Is it locked to my iTunes account, and I can play it with any computer where that account is active? What? I can't seem to find any ...
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Same OS required on machines for home sharing on iTunes?

Do both computers need to be running the same operating system for home sharing on iTunes? i.e. do both have to be windows or mac?
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iTunes Sharing Over Wireless Network

I have two PCs (one desktop and one laptop) that connect to the internet through a shared wireless router. Both machines are running Windows 7, and can connect without issue to the net. I want to ...
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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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How to stop intermittent playback on airtunes (iTunes + Airport Express)?

Is there a definitive answer for how to stop intermittent "skips" or pauses while playing music from iTunes to an airport express connected to my home stereo? When I read other forums I see a wealth ...
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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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“iTunes.app” to accept incoming network connections?

Every time I open iTunes I get the the following warning: Do you want the application "iTunes.app" to accept incoming network connections? Clicking Deny may limit the application's behavior. ...
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Go to podcast page in iTunes Store

In iTunes, I want to do something like this: Podcast > (podcast name) > right click > go to podcast page in iTunes Store Of course, there is no such option when I right click the podcast. ...
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How can I copy iPhone photo album to new machine?

I lost my laptop and all need to sync all my photos (both in camera and photo album) in the iPhone to my new machine (with iTunes 9) Is there any way I can do this? Is there any freeware that ...
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How can you disable the auto startup of iTunes when connecting an iPhone?

My iPhone is synced with my home PC which is all working fine. What I want to do is plug my iPhone into my work mac and have it charge but not do any syncing. The problem is that when I plug the ...
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iTunes 9 Home Sharing Issue

I know that someone recently asked a very similar question, but I tried all of the answers that showed up under that question, and nothing seems to have worked for me. I am trying to set up Home ...
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iTunes Album Rating for ALL songs on album, not just rated songs

Is there any way to tell iTunes to calculate the Album Rating for an album as the average rating for all songs on an album instead of the average rating of songs that have a rating?
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How to remove first 3 characters of every selected song title in iTunes?

How can I remove the first 3 characters of every selected song title in iTunes?