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 to edit tracks details in batch in Itunes 12 (Yosemite)?

I wanted to edit the details of 50 tracks of my iTunes library. I couldn't do it the old way (Select the tracks, hit Cmd+I, edit the details, hit enter). It looks like, mass edition is not gone. For ...
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How to automate the conversion of an iTunes library in windows to mac

If I import a windows iTunes library it does not have all my playlists in the mac version. How can they automatically convert the library to a mac one?
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Disable gapless playback of mp3 audiobooks on iPod Shuffle

I have an iPod Shuffle that I use exclusively for audiobooks. I am trying to import several CDs worth of MP3 audiobook chapters. Using iTunes 12.1 for Windows, I copy the MP3s to the iPod. It decides ...
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Can I permanently disallow OS upgrades on an iOS device? [closed]

Is there a way to prevent OS upgrades on an iOS device, such that the user is unable to remove the restriction? We will be loaning iPhones or iPads to people, and don't want them making ANY changes ...
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Windows 8 sound randomly changes

I've got a really strange problem. If I listen to a song, or anything on my computer, be it on iTunes or YouTube etc. at say at a volume of 20, it'll actually play at a volume of 20. As you can see: ...
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How do I prevent the Photos application from launching when my iPhone gets plugged in?

Whenever I plug in my iPhone, iTunes and Photos launch automatically. I was able to prevent iTunes from launching by going to iTunes->preferences->devices->check box "prevent automatic syncing of ...
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How did iTunes install itself? [closed]

So the other day, I was busy doing my thing, notably installing Visual Studio, when a command prompt popped up. I only had time to see the word "iTunes" before it closed. A moment later the user ...
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iTunes batch check or uncheck “skip when shuffling” not working

iTunes 12.1.2.27 I think it used to work. Batch select a bunch of songs -> Get Info -> Options -> Skip when shuffling. If there are mixed values for "Skip when shuffling" in that batch, it used to ...
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ITunes deleting music by itself

I have came across a weird problem with iTunes over the past few weeks, every time I restart my Mac and open iTunes one single album is deleted and sometimes a few random songs from other albums but ...
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How can I transfer a file to an iPod without an internet connection? [closed]

I have a .p12 certificate file I would like to install in an iPod. How can I transfer this file without having a connection to the internet? iTunes 12 is installed. If I need to use an app, that's ...
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iTunes naming pattern different on Windows and Mac

On my Windows machine iTunes renames and moves all my imported TV episodes to the following format: TV Shows/[show]/Season [Season#]/[Season#]-[Episode# with 1 leading 0] [Episode Name] but on my ...
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iTunes pauses between songs when controlled via VNC

I recently started using VNC with a free license to remotely control iTunes from my iPad. iTunes itself sits on a dedicated Mac Mini (for music streaming purposes) running OSX Yosemite. This works ...
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How to remove broken songs/tracks in iTunes?

I had problems with my hard drive and I lost some files including songs from iTunes. There are many tracks broken and I just cannot go trough each one and delete them manually. I mean, there are ...
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iPhone Backup location in Mac Pro

I backed up my iPhone using iTunes, the backup location supposed to be: ~/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup/ But when I go to Application Support I could not find the folder ...
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Running Windows 8.1. Why would moving a files location damage the file?

Just now i moved large amounts of music, some albums and some just single songs, from my downloads folder to my music folder via the drag and drop method. Pretty sure they were all .mp3's. I just went ...
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iTunes doesn't sync with jailbroken iPhone

For over 3 months now my iTunes doesn't sync with my computer, well at least I can't access the phone through iTunes. When I connect the phone this is how it looks: It's not suppose to be grayed ...
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Moving itunes from windows to mac

I tried copying my itunes folder from windows to mac and then running import in the mac, but all I have is my music and no playlists like I had in the Windows machine. How can I get my library back ...
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Would iTunes convert lossless file to MP4/3 “automatically” under any circumstance?

I ripped all my dad’s music for him from CD to lossless—FLAC or AIC I believe—in order to load it onto his iPod years ago. He’s recently asked me to double check that his backups are working and the ...
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Using Task Scheduler to Make iTunes Play Random Song

I'd like to use the Task Scheduler in Windows 7 as an alarm clock. I'm able to set a task to open iTunes and play a specific song at a fixed time every morning. Is it possible to get iTunes to ...
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Linking songs that lead into one another in Itunes when in shuffle mode

I want to know if it is possible to link two songs together where the outro and intro lead in to each other even when in Shuffle mode? An example: "Straight to the Sun" and Desolation by Lamb of God. ...
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How do I sync contacts from iPhone 3GS (iOS 6.1) to my mac (OSX 10.9.5 / iTunes 12.1)

It looks like I can not update my iPhone to later iOS (and I don't want to). And it looks like iTunes does not allow you to access/sync contacts as it used to. So what's the proper way of syncing old ...
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why does my itunes library while playing music, have a pause in the playing?

I am currently having an issue while listening to music via my library in itunes on my laptop. The songs will play but they have a pause/skip effect to them every so many seconds while in play mode. I ...
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Cursor vibrates

My cursor is vibrating. Does not vibrate under my admin login, only when I'm logged in under normal user account. I thought it may be a virus, so I did some troubleshooting, but couldn't find a virus. ...
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Sound stutters with itunes when chrome is open

When I listen to music with itunes and browse the web with chrome. The sound crackles constantly. When chrome is closed the sound is just fine. I have Windows 8. I'm actualy a mac user so I have no ...
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Convert APE to ALAC and keep CUE track info, artwork and tags in Windows?

I have some 40+ APE+CUE albums in my backups that I'd like to convert to ALAC, which I'm using right now to make it easier to use iTunes along with foobar, but dbpoweramp doesn't support CUE ...
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What kind of server specs are needed for streaming audio from a web server? [closed]

I am working on a podcast website right now and am wondering if someone can help me out with some numbers for server load. Right now I have a cheap server from Digital Ocean: 512MBMemory 1 ...
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iTunes 12: How to export podcast subscriptions

With the release of iTunes 12 for Mac the option to export my podcast subscriptions (via an opml file) seems to be killed. Is there a possibility to create an Applescript that performs this job?
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Video continuously pausing when home streamed to iPhone with Bluetooth headphones

I have my itunes library on home sharing to share my movie collection across my devices so I can watch either on my iPhone or apple tv. Streaming to my apple tv is perfect but streaming to my iPhone ...
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When I back my iPhone up to iTunes where is my information kept?

When I back up my iPhone (5) to iTunes. Where is my information kept?
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Apple TV with a wifi router but no internet connection

I have a wifi router connected to a cable modem and I can connect Apple tv to the wifi network and link to it from laptops and iOS devices no problem. I currently have a temporary problem with the ...
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m3u playlist remove directories

Simple question here but I'm guessing there's not such a simple answer. I'm moving m3u playlists from my PC to my smart phone therefore I mass change the directories to suit (see below) as the files ...
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pointer has life of its own (MacBook Pro)

I have a MacBook Pro, and the mouse is randomly moving around, but it seems to be happening at only one place. At my local Starbucks. My Bluetooth is disabled, I have not installed any software ...
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How do I get iTunes in Virtualbox to detect my iPad?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit Host and WIndows XP SP2 64-bit as Guest. My Virtualbox is version 4.3.20 and I have the Extension Pack installed. I added myself to vboxusers, and the iPad is redirecting ...
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How to configure Apple's podcast app to limit clutter & centralize control in iTunes

I would like to know how to set up the Apple podcast app to remove clutter (on the phone) and centralize all controls on the computer's iTunes client. Basically I am trying to replicate the workflow I ...
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How to convince Apple definitively that I don't want to install iCloud?

I run iTunes (v. 12.x) and keep getting an annoying pop-up asking me to install iCloud. There's no option to say "no" definitively. Is there a way to get this to stop without uninstalling iTunes ...
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iTunes Wifi Sync with Internet Sharing

I enabled Internet Sharing, so that I can share my iMac's ethernet connection with my iPad and iPhone. Since I have done this, I have not been able to sync my devices over wi-fi. Is there a way to ...
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“iTunes could not connect to this iPhone. This device is no longer connected.”

I have a first generation iPad Air (with up-to-date iOS 8.1) When I connect it to my 2013 iMac (with up-to-date OS X Yosemite 10.10) - it doesn't work. Specifically - iTunes automatically launches, ...
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Windows 8 x64 iTunes crashes when accessing the store if google chrome is also running

iTunes keeps crashing on my computer in JavaScriptCore.dll when opening the iTunes store. This is true for all versions starting from 11 (11.x crash in a different DLL which has WTF in its name :)). I ...
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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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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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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 ...