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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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 ...
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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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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 https://itunesconnect.apple.com/...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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c++ redistributable error

I'm trying to install Itunes on a Windows 7 64 bit I've seen similar questions on the web, most from 2010, I need new solutions, I saw many solutions, I need a definitive one, I can't try this and ...
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iTunes Home Sharing only works one way between 2 PC's on the same LAN

I've got two computers, A with Windows 7 Home Premium, and B with Windows 8.1. Both are using the same account. A can "see" the library in B, but B can't see the library in A (it doesn't show up in ...
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iTunes playback skipping on some songs

A client of mine has called me with a bizarre problem. The PC he runs his music from (~200GB of it) uses iTunes and it has started skipping (or stuttering) at the start of some songs when the ...
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How to sync email account settings between mail app on Mavericks, and iOS 7?

Prior to Mavericks, when one synced an iOS device using iTunes, the email account settings for all email accounts configured in OSX would be "synced" with the iOS device. Unfortunately, in Mavericks, ...
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iTunes: How to have the same library on two external harddisks?

I have my iTunes library on an external hard disk at home. I'd like to listen to my music also at work. For this I have another external hard disk at work. Is there a way to have the same iTunes ...
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what OS to use when it comes to iTunes usage on virtual machines?

I'm interested in building a machine to VM iTunes to data wipe iPhones as part of recycling process. Now I was wondering which OS (mac/windows) would have iTunes run as it best performance wise? Also ...
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Songs are increasing in time when I add them to my Ipod?

I'm adding some songs from my iTunes onto my iPod and 1 of the 2 songs is 4:31 min long. When I add it to my iPod and then play it ONLY on my iPod, the time changes to 10:19 min long. And, it doesn't ...
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How can I disable the feature where OSX launches iTunes when external speakers are connected?

There is that feature where iTunes gets automatically launched on OSX when an external speakers are connected (Bluetooth or 3.5mm jack headphones). I happen to prefer another application to listen to ...
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How can I add a file to iTunes, from the command line, without playing the file

I want to add a file to iTunes from the command line. I can't use the Automatically Add to iTunes folder, because then iTunes will rename the file, and I don't want that. I can simply type iTunes ...
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How do I stream my iTunes playlists through Twonky Media Server?

I have a NAS (WD MyBook Live) shipped with Twonky Media Server 5.1.9 who actually works pretty well, but it doesn't show my iTunes (10.7) playlists (the iTunes library is stored on it, under the ...
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Does partitioning iTunes and iPhoto libraries make my Mac faster? [duplicate]

I have a iMac (early 2009) with 2,66 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo 4 GB 1067 MHz DDR3 640GB 7200-rpm Serial ATA hard drive If I create a partition for the iTunes library and another one for the ...
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Firefox: Prevent itunes.apple.com from redirecting to itmss:

itunes.apple.com shows its web page for 1 second before redirecting to a itmss: URL, which fails if iTunes is not installed. In a astonishing display of non-interoperability, Apple makes their web ...
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How to post my currently playing song to my website?

I need to publish my currently playing song info to my website. I have three media players on my desktop: Winamp, iTunes and foobar2000. I mostly listen with Winamp, and sometimes iTunes or foobar. ...
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Correcting disc number metadata and album titles in iTunes

I've got lots of CDs which were tagged and then imported into iTunes in the following format: Cream Classics (disc 1) Cream Classics (disc 2) Cream Classics (disc 3) What I would like to do is set ...
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iTunes Keyboard Shortcut for exiting search function

In iTunes on OS X, you can search for music in your library by using the CMD+F shortcut. However, as far as I can tell, there exists no shortcut for accessing those items once the search has completed....
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How to burn MP3 files to a CD without going through iTunes on a Macbook?

I would like to just be able to click and drag files from my hard disk to the CD and then click "burn". I have not figured out how to do this. When I click and drag it gives me a direct access icon, ...
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afconvert: Difference between AAC formats: 'aac ' 'aace' 'aacf' 'aach' 'aacl' 'aacp' 'alac' 'paac'

When using afconvert for AAC output, I find little documentation on the format variants under the m4af category: 'aac', 'aace', 'aacf', 'aach', 'aacl', 'aacp', 'alac', 'paac'. I can guess probably '...
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How do I get iTunes to play movies without the video pausing then speeding up?

When I playback movies on iTunes sometimes the video will pause but the audio will continue. Then the video speeds up to catch up with the audio. This happens on and off through movies. How do I get ...