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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Same album repeatedly updates when syncing iTunes with iPhone

I have many many albums and tracks purchased via the iTunes store both through iTunes directly and via the iPhone. They all synchronise properly and are on iTunes eventually (i.e. if purcashed ...
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Get RSS feed from iTunes podcast links

I'm using Gnome's Rhythmbox to listen to Podcasts. Some Podcasts don't provide an rss feed for downloading the episodes but only a itms:// link for iTunes. Now I'd like to download them via a ...
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How to Download iTunes in Ubuntu

How to Download iTunes in Ubuntu
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Sync photos to iTunes without erasing everything?

My iTunes is empty, I just installed it, I've always used an iPod Manager to manage my iPod How can I sync my photos without iTunes having to erase everything on my iPod since my iTunes is empty? ...
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Sync iPhone applications in iTunes

Suppose I have one the one hand one iTunes library on a PC used to sync Outlook contacts and calendar plus on the other hand one iTunes library on a Mac that syncs music, podcasts, apps, ringtones, ...
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Why can't I eject my iPod?

I keep getting an error saying: This is no disk in the drive. Please instead a disk into drive I: Then I get an error saying; The iPod cannot be ejected because it contains file that are in use by ...
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Importing videos into an iPod touch

I have a brand new latest model of an iPod touch. Is there any way to import music videos or tv shows into it, that i've downloaded over the internet with/without iTunes? I can't figure out this ...
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How do I stop iTunes complaining about compatibility mode in Windows 7 even when it is already switched off?

Since the iTunes 9.0.2.25 update (or thereabouts) on Windows 7 (32-bit) build 7100 I get the following message every time I start iTunes: iTunes iTunes.exe has been set to run in ...
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iPhone Remote Not Working w/ iTunes on Vista

This problem is driving me nuts. My iPhone Remote app longer can control the iTunes instance on my Vista desktop machine. It used to work several months ago and I haven't been able to get it working ...
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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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How do I add a Windows 7 Homegroup folder to iTunes?

I have a HTPC running Windows 7 with music in the public Music folder. Is it possible to add this folder to the iTunes library on another computer in the same homegroup? The obvious File->Add Folder ...
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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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Synchronize Podcasts across multiple computers with iTunes (on Windows)

I find myself frustrated with the following scenario, which is driving me nuts: I use iTunes to subscribe to podcast X on computer A and sync the episodes to my iPod. During my day, I discover ...
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How do I share a single iTunes library amongst multiple Windows accounts on the same PC?

I use different user accounts on my laptop to segregate out my work, so I can keep personal use separate from work and hobby stuff. I have a single iTunes account and three Windows user accounts, and ...
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Making the iPhone work with stripped down Windows XP

this is my first time posting here and I have a really specific question. I have an ASUS eee 901 running Windows XP Home. I had everything working well, but then I decided to improve performance by ...
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Disable iPhone Yahoo contacts sync

Every time I plug in my iPhone, iTunes pops up a dialog asking for sync with Yahoo contacts. after I cancel, it pops up again, for 4-5 more times. But the 'Sync Yahoo!Address Book contacts' option is ...
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Mac Navigation Possible with Keyboard Only (QuickSilver Included)?

I have a new iMac with Boot Camp and XP SP3. I used to use Mac OS (1986-2002) but switched to Windows XP because I was working in web development and I regularly needed to verify the sites I was ...
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How to down-convert songs on-the-fly while syncing from iTunes to my iPod?

Is there a way to down-convert songs on-the-fly while syncing from iTunes to my iPod? Most of my music library is in Apple Lossless format, which obviously takes a large amount of space - not ...
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iPhone sync with multiple iTunes

How can I syncronize my iPhone with 2 iTunes (one at work running on Windows, and another at home on a Mac). I just need to sync photos, music and apps with both. Calendar comes from Google.
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Cannot buy/download anyting from iTunes store [closed]

I'm running iTunes 9.0.2.25. I open iTunes store without any problem; however, when I try to buy or download anything I get a message box with following error: Could not purchase "XXX". The ...
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iTunes, SongBird and DAAP

This may seem like a question for stackoverflow, but bear with me: I've built (most of) a DAAP server in Ruby, I've modeled its output on the mt-daapd server and consequently my test data is such ...
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iTunes play automatically on startup?

Is there a way to tell iTunes to start playing music when it opens? I already have the shortcut added to the Start Up folder in the start menu, and that is working fine and dandy. This machine (a ...
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Could I use directory junctions (symbolic link) to share music between 2 users in Windows 7

I want to have 2 users be able to use the same itunes library and be able to sync an ipod which ever user is logged in. I tried making both the My Music folders point to the same folder, but that ...
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Restore iTunes playlists

I have a Mac. My iTunes library is on an external drive. I recently upgraded to 10.6 by doing a clean install (i.e., reformat & reinstall). After doing that, I was able to set my iTunes music ...
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How can I add FLAC files to my iTunes library on Windows?

I want to add FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) files on my iTunes Library. I googled on how to do so, and found Fluke for Mac, which looks great, except that I don't have a Mac. I have iTunes 9 on ...
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How to choose my own filename format for subscribed podcast files?

I subscribe to several podcasts where the filenames of the downloaded mp3 files have no particular pattern to them. When I copy the directory of accumulated mp3 files into my mp3 player, the files ...
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How to stop iPhoto and iTunes from opening automatically when plugging in an iPhone?

I'm still pretty much a noob in OS X (Snow Leopard, if that makes any difference). How to stop iPhoto and iTunes from opening automatically when plugging in an iPhone?
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iTunes for Windows: Unknown duplicate locations, lots of “broken tracks”

With over 18,000 tracks, manually fixing each one would be pure murder. I am looking for a way to 1) find all the broken tracks (show up with an exclamation mark next to the track indicating the ...
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Add Volume Control to Itunes Jump List

Is it possible to add a volume control to iTunes' Jump List? The pause and skip buttons are useful, but a volume slider would make it so much better. Is this possible?
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Transfer purchased songs without syncing in iTunes

My iPhone is synced to another computer. I bought some songs on iTunes and now can't figure out how to transfer the songs to my iPhone! If I try to sync it will warn me that it will first delete my ...
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Can I add .avi files to iTunes without converting them?

I have the appropriate codec installed to play .avi files with QuickTime, but iTunes doesn't want me to just drag and drop .avi files into my iTunes library. Can I somehow convince iTunes that it ...
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Does creating a new library and syncing it result in deletion of existing content?

I sync my iPhone via iTunes from data stored in my external data. All of my data ( ie, music, iTunes libraries etc) are stored in the external drive. Now my external drive isn't powering on due to ...
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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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Manage podcasts outide of iTunes for iPhone

I have a rather large list of podcasts I sync with my iPhone couple of times' each weeek. My problmes is however that I have à couple of computer and I cacanr find à good way to update from any of the ...
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iTunes Mis-Installed?

Recently, I used Ninite to install iTunes on my computer (along with a lot of other stuff). Just the iTunes failed to install, although I didn't notice at the time (new hard drive, so I had a lot of ...
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Can I deauthorize iTunes with a backup in Windows 7?

I did a fresh install of iTunes and while the Windows 7 upgrade process does warn you to deauthorize iTunes before the install (see link below) it does not do the same for a fresh install. ...
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Is there a way to see all songs in iTunes which have “Skip when shuffling” option enabled?

The iTunes application allows a track to be marked as "skip when shuffling", meaning it will never be played when the iPod is in shuffle (i.e. random) play mode. It is possible to set up a smart ...
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Windows 7 upgrade - deauthorize computer in iTunes - what gives?

During my Windows 7 upgrade (from Vista) I was prompted to deauthorize my computer in iTunes. I did, but why did I have to?
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iTunes 9 on Mac skips during play

Since I've upgraded to iTunes 9 certain songs play ok but other songs skip during play. I tried downgrading to iTunes 8 but to no avail. I've tried other music players and some have the same problem ...
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what does “all unplayed” mean in itunes podcast management

if i say keep all unplayed episodes of my podcasts, will that keep it if i only listen to 2 mins of the podcast or is a "played" podcast one that i fully listen beginning to end. i want to make sure ...
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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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Browsing Audiobooks on an iPod Nano

The sitation: I've got a stack of audiobooks in MP3 format in my iTunes library, and both an iPhone and an iPod Nano. After this question, I've changed the Media Kind for the audiobook MP3s from ...
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Stop Skype from syncing iPhone contacts?

How do you stop Skype from syncing with your iPhone contacts? It appears to do the sync whenever you sync your iPhone in iTunes. Not sure how to turn this off.
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How to make iTunes download all podcast episodes irrespective of listened/not

I am a big iPod user (especially podcasts). I have used iPod touch, iPod classic and iPod nano. I noticed that iTunes stops downloading podcasts that you no longer listen to and stops downloading ...
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iPhone Organization

More of a preference thing than anything, but is it possible to make the artists have numbers as the starting character show up before the artists with A as the first character? Seems like a lot of ...
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How to associate iTunes to an existing library after installing Windows 7?

I had Windows XP, installed on my C: drive, and my iTunes library was on the E: drive. I've now replaced XP with Windows 7, so any iTunes settings that were in the registry or its Program Files folder ...
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Display all podcasts you're subscribed to on the iPhone

Like a lot of people (or at least I imagine), I have iTunes set to sync all unplayed podcasts episodes to my iPhone, and also to delete the ones I have listened to. This obviously has the benefit that ...
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How to float a video in iTunes?

I would like work with the my iTunes floating in my bottom right of my screen while I'm working with illustrator, is that possible?
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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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iTunes crashes with “Attempt to allocate 1073741824 bytes for NS/CFData failed” error

This is a pretty common occurrence. Every two days or so iTunes will crash on me with this error. FYI, 1073741824 is 2^30, which is gigabyte. The crash log is below if you're interested. Process: ...