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 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: ...
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iTunes Always Asks to Authorize

Whenever I sync my iPod Nano or iPod Touch to my iTunes library, iTunes (version 9) will say that my computer is not authorized to play my DRMed songs. So, I give it my username and password to ...
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iTunes video player doesn't work. Has anyone seen this screen when playing videos?

Every time I play a video or video podcast in iTunes, it looks like this: The audio sounds okay but I can't see any video. I have this problem with pretty much every version of iTunes. Any ideas?
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Apple TV: Automatically download new podcasts

Is there a way to get Apple TV to periodically check for new podcasts and download them, like iTunes?
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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 ...