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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Saving iTunes updates to secondary drive

I have installed the latest version of iTunes on my secondary drive (the application file is located at E:\Program Files\iTunes). However, when I try to update iTunes or back up my iPhone, it uses ...
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iTunes keeps freezing every start on Windows 10

I recently did a fresh install of Windows 10. Every time I start iTunes (I am on Version 12.2.2.25) it just displays a white screen and freezes. If I start iTunes while pressing Shift and select my ...
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iPhone 5s refuses to share internet connection with PC via USB

I'm trying to use my iPhone 5s internet connection from my PC (Windows 7) using USB cable. This all used to work but then I updated my iOS version to 8.4.1 (latest) recently and this now appears to ...
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How to reset icloud music library

After introducing Apple music I have completely lost my touch with itunes. First my itunes library was ruined, and then icloud music library is messing with me from day one. Now I want to find a way ...
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How to install itunes on osx with homebrew?

I couldn't find any itunes on homebrew to be able to install. Am I missing something? I tried: brew search itune I've got Caskroom/cask/itunes-producer Caskroom/cask/itunesscrobbler ...
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Error while trying to install iTunes on Windows 10

I have a fresh installation of Windows 10 (x64) on my machine, and I'm trying to install iTunes on it but it keeps throwing me an error: "Error during assembly: 'Microsoft.VC80.CRT.type="win32",...
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Import iTunes Playlist to Spotify

I decided to get back into Spotify knowing how versatile the app is. The problem I am having is that there is no simple way to import iTunes playlists in the newest version 1.0.10.107.gd0dfca3a ...
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iTunes starts automatically at startup on Windows 10

I just did a clean install of Windows 10 (Pro N) and installed iTunes (12.2.1.16). Now for some reason iTunes automatically starts whenever I start my PC. I've already tried to find a solution on this ...
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Why won't audiobook fit onto single CD

My audiobook is 600 MB total, comprised of two M4B files. I copied it into iTunes and started the process to burn to CD, but iTunes demands multiple CDs. If a CD can hold 700 MB, why doesn't my ...
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Is there a way to save iPhone memo on computer *with their titles*?

Itunes load the files during sync, but strangely it doesn't keep the title. So I end up with a list of useless files. Renaming each file (with its proper tile) is a huge waste of time. I'm looking ...
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Right hand speakers swapped since iTunes 12.2 install

Yesterday earlier in the day I was listening to music and everything was as normal. Later on I decided to update iTunes and then a little later noticed that I couldn't seem to hear sound coming out ...
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Backup app data from iOS8.3 to PC

I'm using Windows and always used the iFunBox-classic to be able to backup save games, but after the update to iOS 8.3 trying to open the application by iFunBox-classic display anything, it is a blank ...
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Windows won't open my computer after failed iPhone backup

The story in a nutshell is as follows - My Iphone (iOS 8.2) had some 7k photos on it. I used Windows 8.1 function of moving all photos to the computer, and I checked the box of "erase when copied". ...
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How can i get itunes to backup my iphone with limited disk. I linked the backup dir to an ext drive with space yet still won't backup?

On OSX yosemite, a machine with limited disk space free. In order to backup my iphone, I've linked the ~/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup dir to an external drive. iTunes, correctly ...
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Change country to Ukraine in Apple App Store

I cannot change the country to Ukraine in the app store, how can I do this? I have heard other people do this but for my client he is stuck with a USA country.
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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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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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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 "MobileSync"...
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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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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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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 VLC?...
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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 ...