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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Consistent corruption of large single file downloads

I have experienced this problem the past few times that I have tried to update the software for my iOS devices, but it is also a consistent issue I have seen whenever I try to download large files ...
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Windows: 2 independent audio devices for stereo?

In our company we have several small USB speaker/mic combinations (jabra speak) for skype conferences. Is there a way I can just plug in 2 of these in 2 usb slots and then tell Windows (or iTunes) to ...
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Is there a way to treat iTunes songs as an 'album' without actually creating a new album for burning to disk?

I'm burning some Data CDs for my car stereo. I've made playlists that typically consist of: 1) full albums 2) random 'loose' singles 3) other playlists The great thing about full albums is that ...
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How can prevent iTunes from copying app purchases/updates from my iPhone, while keeping sync?

I back my iPhone up to my computer. I consider this a safer, more complete, and cheaper option than iCloud backup. In general, this is fine, but I have noticed the “copying app purchases from iPhone” ...
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Can I configure VLC to automatically organize my music library like iTunes does?

iTunes has the "keep iTunes music files organized" option, which automatically uses the metadata to sort the music files into folders organized by artist and album. Is there any way to do this in ...
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Selecting an itunes libary message clarification

I received a new message when syncing my iphone to my PC with a USB cable. I have done this for years with out such question. "iTunes needs a library to continue. you may choose an existing itunes ...
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Is there a way to lock an application (such as iTunes) programmatically?

I've synced my iTunes library with a Win7 Desktop, a MacBook, and a NAS. Initially it seems like a good idea because my music/videos were synced across all devices and are available offline when I'm ...
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iTunes: Build (and auto-update) library from external folder

I'd like to have my iTunes library automatically synchronise with a folder on an external hard drive. At present, I can add a folder to iTunes, but if I then add new music to this folder, it doesn't ...
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Can't get iTunes to pair with/play through my Harman/Kardan Bluetooth Speaker

I have a Toshiba Notebook running Vista that has bluetooth enabled. I've been able to connect it to my Harman/Kardan bluetooth speaker, but I can't get itunes to play through it. Is it possible and ...
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Home backup & media storage solution [closed]

I'm pondering how I can best create a system to backup devices in my home, as well as separate media storage (essentially iTunes and iPhoto, hoping to put movies, music/podcasts, photos in one place). ...
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iTunes hangs windows 8 on shutdown or restart

I have a computer that I have have put a clean install of Windows 8.1 on and everything seemed fine until I installed iTunes. At that point the computer will no longer do a clean shutdown or restart. ...
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Automatically Add New Tracks in Windows Folder to Playlist

I have a folder of music that gets updated from time to time. It's outside of the iTunes ecosystem. By that I mean it's not being managed by iTunes, not do I add new music to the iTunes library. I ...
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Moving iTunes tracks with all metadata

I would like to move some iTunes tracks out of my iTunes library and off my machine while preserving all the associated metadata in the process. I'm hoping to accomplish this in a way that things like ...
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Authorization fails on iphone 4s

I have updated my iphone apps using itunes, now the itunes cant sync to iphone to refresh the apps on the iphone, while syncing in step 3 (syncing mail accounts) syncing fails and the popup says "this ...
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The installer encountered errors before apple mobile device support could be configured [closed]

I'm having issues with installing Apple mobile device support. Every time I try to install Apple mobile device support I get this annoying message: the installer encountered errors before apple ...
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“iTunes.app” to accept incoming network connections?

How can I get rid of this message OSX 10.9.4. I have firewall set to accept incoming network connections for iTunes. "Do you want the application "iTunes.app" to accept incoming network connections?" ...
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iPhone 5 syncing incredibly slow to to iTunes over wifi

I've found that after an iTunes update my iPhone 5s synced extremely slow, about 10min for 1 mp3. A friend also experienced the same issue.
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How to add an RSS feed to ITunes for Windows

I have a URL to a podcast RSS feed. The RSS feed is being served from the public folder of my dropbox account. It's a feed that I maintain myself. This is not a podcast in the iTunes store. I'm ...
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Your Apple ID isn't enabled for iTunes Connect. Learn More? [closed]

I tried to login to itunes connect with my apple ID. I can login to https://developer.apple.com/membercenter/index.action#progSummary When I try to login to ...
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Can I control my Windows ITunes from other computer running Mac OS?

I have two laptops running Itunes, I want to control my PC's Itunes from my Mac OS on the same Wifi network. Is there a possibility?
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Can't install iPhones developers SDE

I have a MacBook with Snow Leopard OS. Trying to install iPhone SDE, but when it gets to the final step of the installation, I get a pop-up that says I have to close itunes for the installation to ...
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iTunes is showing 2 locations for its Library

In "Summary" tab the path states "file://localhost/F:/iTunes 1/iTunes Media... BUT in Preferences "Advanced" the path is C:\Music\iTunes 1\iTunes Media Why are these different?
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Copy iTunes playlists to pen drive for car

I want to transfer my iPhone playlists from a MacBook Pro to a flash drive for use in the car. However, when I select "export" it just exports a "txt" file. How can I export the playlist properly ...
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Itunes - How do I remove artist names from the list without removing the song?

I have a Compilation Album, consisting of many different artists with alot of songs, and I wish to remove these artists from my Artist List without removing the songs.
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Hide specific cover art in iTunes

Can I hide (without deleting it) the cover art for a specific album in iTunes?
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Proxy autoconfig: SOCKS5 that works with all browsers?

I have a PAC file that mostly works. I want to browse some sites through a US SOCKS5 proxy, so I do: var proxy_us = "SOCKS5 x.y.z.w:1080"; and return that from FindProxyForURL. The problem here is ...
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How to get summary or description of podcast in itunes Search API

I need to search podcasts by term and its result should contain summary of podcast. So, i tried with the following url ...
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External drive in constant use the moment a track from it is added to iTunes

Adding tracks to my manually managed itunes library takes ages. I've noticed that the drive goes into a "constantly-in-use" mode (from the blinking led and spinning noise) the moment I drag a track ...
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Can spotlight index the iTunes library?

I would spotlight to index not only music files on my hard drive, but also the iTunes library. Background: I have a MacBook air with limited space. In order to be independent from physical burdens, I ...
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After deauthorizing a computer in iTunes, why is content still playable?

I have two computers. My primary computer is a MacBook Pro and secondary is a Mac Mini. I authorized the Mac Mini some time ago and downloaded several songs from iCloud to play them. This worked ...
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How does iTunes rental time bomb work?

When Apple first released iTunes rentals, there was a bug where users could change their system time to extent the rental period. See this article. Soon, Apple fixed the problem. When implementing a ...
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How to convert a 96000hz/24 flac file to 48000hz/24 or 48000/16 alac?

Usually I use qaac for such conversions. However, qaac does not seem to work with resampling and alac: qaac.exe -A --rate 48000 this will fail with the error message "floating point PCM is not ...
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Why can't I copy this iTunes folder on Windows XP?: “Cannot copy file or folder: Cannot copy file:”

I'm moving an iTunes library for a friend from a XP computer to a new Dell. I've made sure to consolidate the library and make sure that nothing is read only (suggested online, don't know why that ...
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An error occured uploading to the iTunes store

I'm on OSX Mavericks 10.9.4 and I'm getting an a message "An error occured uploading to the iTunes store. " when trying to upload an application through the Application Loader app. I checked in ...
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What updates iTunes?

I like iTunes 10, so I keep an installer around. Unfortunately, iTunes has lately taken to updating itself to version 11 without even asking anymore, meaning every couple of days I start it up to ...
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iPhone doesn't complete loading iTunes library via Home Sharing

I've been trying to use iTunes / Music.app on my iPhone 4S running latest iOS 7.1.1 (11D201) and access the "Home Shared" iTunes library that my Mac Pro (10.9.3) makes available on my network. No ...
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Can open my iOS 1password db on my Windows7 desktop?

I use 1password. On my iPhone. I dropped my iPhone. Screen is dead and can't use 1password. So I open up 1password on my windows7 machine. This is where I discover that apparently my 1password dropbox ...
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Can I Import WM Player/wav album info into iTunes on Win7 PC?

I have a hard drive that contains about 500 cds that I ripped using Windows Media Player 64 (v11? - current version) on a Win7 64 PC in wav format. I also used WMP to retrieve the album info from the ...
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Break or Lag in Audio from PC

I'm experiencing Audio breaks in my PC when played any Song in VLC Media Player or iTunes. But Windows Media Player works fine. What is the reason? Note - I have tried re-installing all my Audio ...
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How to transfer iTunes from Windows to Mac wirelessly?

Is there a way to transfer the content of my iTunes library from a Windows laptop to a MacBook over our house's network?
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control itunes with headphones push to talk button

As you're probably aware, there is the possibility on an ipod to skip to the next/previous song or pause/play a song with the button available on some headphones. So now i was wondering whether the ...
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iPod isn't showing up in windows 8 nor iTunes?

Before I say anything, my iPod screen is broken so I cannot see nor use the screen, only voice commands. Anyway, I downloaded iTunes and imported all my music. I got ready to sync, so I connected my ...
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How to download preview files from iTunes without installing iTunes software

Is it possible to download music preview files from iTunes without installing iTunes software? I've read that it slows down your system a lot. Is there any kind of script, portable tool or website ...
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ITunes doesn't play movie with Dell U2713H display because of hdcp

I have Dell U2713H display connected to mac mini(late 2012) with mini display port to display port cable. When I try to watch Brave by Pixar it gives "This movie can only be played by displays that ...
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restore Jailbroken iPod touch 4g by ipsw file [closed]

I've read almost 20 articles about restoring iPod touch 4g but none of them actually helped me. I know DFU mode and i know shift + restore and selecting ipsw file path. But while itunes extracts the ...
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Hosts file cannot be found, max OS X

When I went restored my iPhone through iTunes I got an error 3194. I followed the instructions on the Apple site that tells me to edit my hosts file. I followed the instructions and opened sudo in ...
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iTunes 11.1.5 versus S.M.A.R.T. hard drive sensor

After I installed a bigger startup drive in my Mac Pro, I renamed the prior startup drive and use it to keep my media contents, including my iTunes media folder. I work that drive hard, doing video ...
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Script to quit program prior to Robocopy

I'm setting up a backup script for a client that will be scheduled to run once a month to backup his 200GB iTunes directory to his NAS. It's compiled using some defined parameters and ROBOCOPY ...
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Processing startup items in OS 10.8 (Mountain Lion)

I would like to boot Mac OS 10.8 (Mountain Lion) automatically on a timed schedule and then start iTunes to play Music. I use the Aurora app for this. The Problem is that my iTunes Music is on a NAS ...
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Update Previous iTunes Store/App Store Purchase without Active Apple ID?

I don't have an active Apple ID/iTunes account. How do I update software purchased in the past? How do I go down the "if you don't have an Apple ID" path below? Mac OS X will allow one to bypass ...