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 hide played & deleted podcasts in iTunes?

All, ITunes requested an update yesterday, and now a large number of past episodes of podcasts that I listened to & deleted appear in the podcast list (with the little cloud icon). Is there ...
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Lost Backup File & Data during IOS7 Upgrade, Please Advise

I backed up my iPhone 4s which had loads of photographs, videos, sms and everything you would expect on a phone that has been in use for over an year. I started the update options, Once downloaded, I ...
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Best strategy for using iTunes on VirtualBox

The scenario I'm a Mac user A friend of mine bought an iPod She is an Ubuntu user and by no means she wants to go back to Windows She doesn't have the money for a Mac Frankly, there's no real open ...
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How to play same music through computer speakers as well as network audio with Windows Media Player?

I want to be able to use Windows Media Player in the same manner as iTunes using the computer speakers as well as network attached speaker system. When I use the Play To feature this works fine but ...
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iOS 7 sync with iTunes 10.7

I was wondering if I can sync my iPhone 4S (with a not already WiFi-installed iOS 7) with iTunes 10.7 without upgrading it to the 11.x version… If not in a standard way, perhaps it could be in a sort ...
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How to subscribe to various media players' events like pause or track change? [closed]

I want to write a platform independent library to subscribe to media player events. I want it to work on both windows and linux and want it to support as many media players as possible. Ideally I ...
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iTunes refuses to install, registry issue?

I have a legit copy of Windows 8 x64 Professional. I had iTunes installed previously, but it wouldn't update to the latest version. It also had issues being uninstalled; I had to use a couple ...
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Audible Books does not install my books into my iTunes and wants me to do it manually, I can't figure out how

Audible Books fails to install into iTunes I am using a desktop with Windows 7 64 bit. I have been downloading Audible Books for 3 years and have 85 installed. Several months ago downloading them ...
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Can I transfer ITunes music from Time Machine to Windows 7

I don't have a Mac available to me (the logic board died). I have my whole Mac backed up on an external HD by way of Time Machine. I would like to copy just the music to my new Windows 7 laptop. I ...
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Terminal Hacks to Manually Transfer Ipod Music To Computer

I need to transfer a clients ipod music to a new computer and in to a new Itunes library. As you know, Apple does not allow you to reverse sync music from an Ipod to an itunes library as this would ...
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Choosing Specific Files from Time Machine After Reformat

I had been using Time Machine for full back-ups of my MacBook Pro for a couple of years. Today, I reformatted my internal drive with the intention of building it up piece by piece, so I opted to NOT ...
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How do I download podcasts and put them on in WMP format, so I can transfer them to my non-ipod mp3 player?

I have a Sansa Disk MP3 Player. Is there a way to get the files from iTunes onto Windows Media Player?
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Erasing and syncing library in iPod Touch

I've formatted my computer recently (Windows 8). For some reason, I couldn't import my backed up .itl file. I've decided it would be less trouble if I just made a new library and erased and synced ...
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Force install of older version of iOS app? [closed]

How do I install an older version of an iOS app without uninstalling the current version? I've googled and every "answer" I've found is the no-brainer "uninstall current version, drag older version ...
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Unable to import iTunes library after format

I followed the steps in this article in apple's site to backup my iTunes library before a format: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1751?viewlocale=en_US&locale=en_US I use windows 8, with the latest ...
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Can Adobe Bridge metadata be transferred to iTunes?

I'm thinking of using Adobe Bridge as my digital media manager (ebooks, audio, video, etc), as it's really powerful when it comes to managing and organizing stuff, and it has some cool features that I ...
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Converting iTunes m3u file to be readable by mpd (special characters and encoding issue)

I have generated a iTunes m3u file because it is easier to create specific playlist (with intelligent playlists). It needed a little conversion to replace ^M characters to newline, but now I have ...
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Can you read an Ibook on a PC?

Actually this part of a broader aim on my part. I would like to be able to download free stuff from the Itunes web site and run it on my PC - this covers Ibooks (free), podcasts and courses of various ...
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Deleting the duplicate files made from iTunes - consolidate feature

I selected the iTunes folder library as [home folder]/Music Having music files in the same folder ([home folder]/Music) I select File -> Organize Library -> Consolidate Files. Which created doubled ...
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What program can I use to add album art to music?

I have a lot of mp3 files which I get from Game/Anime OSTs, ED/OP Singles and the Collector's Soundtracks that come with Premium or Limited Edition Games. A lot of the time these aren't tagged with ...
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How do you transfer videos to iTunes/iPod?

I have a load of videos from my old Walkman that I transferred to my new computer, and want to put them on to the iPod I bought as a replacement MP3 device. When I press the "Add File/Folder to ...
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iPod not connecting to Windows 7 PC

I have an old iPod which is not connected to my Windows 7 PC. I have iTunes in my PC but still nothing works. Actually I have't use it in last one month, yesterday I have try to ON it but battery is ...
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itunes and ipod music files corrupted

I synchronised my ipod with PC as normal and now have a strange problem – lots of the songs on my ipod are now labelled incorrectly, ie. if I select a Rihanna song and press play it plays another ...
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iPod Touch not recognized by iTunes/iExplorer on one PC but is recognized on other

I have restarted PC, restarted iPod service, etc. It is recognized by PC as a device, but not on iTunes/iExplorer. Here is an image: I need to manage files. My iPod is jailbroken.
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An error occurred during the installation of assembly

I was trying to install itunes on windows 7, 64 bit, i got that error. the solution i found is to install VC++ runtime, i tried installing 2005 and 2008, got that same error, tried installing 2012, ...
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I'm having trouble moving the music from my External Hard drive to my new Laptop?

I've had, for a long time now, all of my music on my external hard drive, plugged into my desktop. Now I have a new laptop that I want to place the music on. I plugged in the Hard drive and the folder ...
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iTunes Airplay not working when connected to VPN

I'm having trouble getting airplay to work in iTunes when connected to my work network through VPN (error -15000). It works fine if I disconnect the VPN... Any ideas how I can fix this? Thanks!
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How do I download iTunes podcasts to my iPod?

I'm going on holiday tomorrow and I won't have Internet, so I downloaded 40 podcasts from iTunes. I've plugged in my iPod and booted up iTunes, but it won't sync them. It's synched my newest music, ...
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Can't enter proxy credentials in Apple iTunes; all apps deleted

I have been using iTunes to automatically sync apps on my iPod Touch 5th gen. My computer is behind a proxy which I have no access to directly, but I have credentials. So I can't get anyone to allow ...
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FFmpeg corrupts iTunes files

I am trying to create .m4a files to play in my car, which has a USB interface. Files downloaded from this website work fine as is. However for example if I remux them using ffmpeg -i infile.m4a -c ...
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Music Player that loads automatically music from folder [closed]

I have a folder with music that synchronizes songs that I via a cloud service. I was using itunes but it turned boring and monotonous because I needed to scan for new music every time new music was ...
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Move MP3s from Ubuntu to iPhone's iTunes

I've installed Ubuntu on someone's laptop who is a heavy itunes user (having itunes on a bunch of different Apple devices). She has a large music collection in the form of folders that contain mp3 ...
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How to update song information after editing outside of iTunes?

I use iTunes on Windows to manage all my songs, but I don't allow iTunes to copy the songs into iTunes' media folder. Sometimes I edit the song information (e.g. title, artist) directly from Windows ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 full iphone backup

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and have an iPhone 5 using iOS 6.0.2. My question is how can I do a full backup on Ubuntu. Most questions I have seen on this are related to peoples music libraries etc how ...
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Windows Phone sync error when syncing with iTunes on different Hard Drive

I have my iTunes library file on a separate hard drive (which I believe may be the cause of the problem) and I have been trying to use it to synchronize with my Windows Phone. I would like to first ...
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Sync iPhone Over RDP via USB

Is it possible to synch an iPhone to an iTunes library over USB via a remote desktop connection? The library is located on the remote computer, and the iPhone is connected to the local computer. I ...
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Lots of AlbumArt_{*} files in my Music folder

I have recently migrated over my files from Windows to Mac OS and have noticed that my Music folder contains many AlbumArt_{*}.jpg files. First of all I would like to know where these files are ...
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Can iTunes display the TV season image and the episode image in the correct way?

I'm trying to add artwork to my ripped TV shows in iTunes and coming across a bit of a problem getting the correct images to be displayed. If I set each episode to have the correct episode image then ...
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Can I work out where the iTunes Media Folder is located?

I've written a simple batch file which, after doing some stuff to a video file that arrives periodically, dumps the output into the Automatically Add to iTunes folder so that iTunes will add it to its ...
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Looking for a music organizer, with possible cloud features [closed]

I am looking for a music organisation app for a mac with quite specific requirements. I have resorted to a forum after a fair time googling and trying out several apps. My friend, who is a music ...
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Ripping DVD's for iTunes and 5.1 sound

I have spent the past few days trying to find a solution here. I want all my DVD's on my pc so as my DVD's can stay new and scratch free. I started out with the trial of DVDfab. Things seemed to be ...
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Import MKV, AVI, etc. video files to iTunes 11 without conversion

Recently I had the idea that it would be good to organize all of my movies and TV shows into one central application (kind of an inventory), and from the research I have conducted, I was able to ...
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How to fix Itunes having changed podcast name to “Podcast Error”

I am using Itunes 11.0.2.26 on a Dell Latitude D531 laptop running Windows XP Home. In the middle of a session using Itunes a few days ago I noticed that in my Itunes library the NPR Fresh Air ...
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Lower the bitrate of a lossless m4a file

When I try to sync my music library to my iPod touch using iTunes it says that some songs can't be synchronized because the sample rate is too high. Indeed, some files have a bitrate of ~3000 kbps. ...
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Issues with upgrading iPhone4 to iOS 6

When I last upgrade my iPhone 4 to iOS 5, I later had to install another version of iTunes on my macbook to synchronize my files between my computer and my iPhone. This new version of iTunes required ...
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OSX keyboard shortcuts for iTunes from outside the application

I listen to music while I work, and it can be tedious to have to locate iTunes to turn my music on/off, which I have to do often. I want to setup shortcuts so I can start/stop my music no matter what ...
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iPhone not syncing with iTunes

In iTunes under apps tab, it list all the apps which I have in my iTunes account. When I click on the Install button of the app, button name gets changed to will install & also on the right side ...
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Song count is not syncing with iTunes

I noticed recently that the song counts in iTunes weren't increasing (despite me listening to them quite a bit on my iPhone). I had switched to wireless syncing within the last couple months, so I ...
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VideoLAN settings for iPhone/iPad [duplicate]

What are VideoLAN settings to convert a DVD for playback on iPhone/iPad?
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How can I export itunes playlists for use with other media players?

I think iTunes avoids making it easy because they don't want you switching media players. The other media player that I had in mind is mediamonkey. The "export playlist" feature gives a text file ...