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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Disable iPhone Yahoo contacts sync

Every time I plug in my iPhone, iTunes pops up a dialog asking for sync with Yahoo contacts. after I cancel, it pops up again, for 4-5 more times. But the 'Sync Yahoo!Address Book contacts' option is ...
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iTunes alternative for managing iPhone 3G [closed]

I'm totally sick and tired to starting my VMWare and run the Windows VM, and opening iTunes every time I want to do something with my iPhone. Is there any alternatives out there for iPhone 3G on 3.0 ...
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OS X tools to export iTunes library to mp3

I've ripped some of my CDs into iTunes but I don't actually own an ipod. In order to get these songs onto my mp3 player I'd like to convert them to mp3s. Is there a tool that lets me do a 'batch mp3 ...
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How do I get home sharing to work with iPad?

I can't seem to get home sharing to work with the iPad? Does it not have this feature?
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iTunes: Burn an MP3 CD when I only have AAC files?

Is there a way to burn an MP3 CD when iTunes only contains (unprotected) AAC files purchased from the iTunes store? There isn't an option directly in iTunes to convert AAC -> MP3 like there is for ...
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How to Download iTunes in Ubuntu

How to Download iTunes in Ubuntu
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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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What do I do when my iPhone is stuck at a screen with an USB cable and iTunes logo?

I just tried updating the iPhone's firmware, and things went haywire. iTunes informed the update had failed and linked me to iOS: Resolving update and restore alert messages. The iPhone is stuck on ...
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Looking for an iTunes now-playing notifier [closed]

Do you know of any iTunes now-playing notifier for iTunes 8 on Windows? The only ones I've found are either for Mac (use AppleScript) or for iTunes 7. I just want to see the artist, title, album and ...
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iTunes Over the Air Sync

Is there any software or hack in existence that will allow iTunes to sync wirelessly with my iPhone or iPod touch? I'd like the iPhone to be constantly synced without having to plug it into the USB at ...
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iTunes' clandestine proxy settings

Problem: One user's iTunes consults a defunct HTTP proxy, but only for iTunes Store HTTP requests -- other iTunes web requests are unproxied. How do I dismiss this spurious proxy setting? ...
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How can I add FLAC files to my iTunes library on Windows?

I want to add FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) files on my iTunes Library. I googled on how to do so, and found Fluke for Mac, which looks great, except that I don't have a Mac. I have iTunes 9 on ...
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Windows 7 upgrade - deauthorize computer in iTunes - what gives?

During my Windows 7 upgrade (from Vista) I was prompted to deauthorize my computer in iTunes. I did, but why did I have to?
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iTunes folder monitoring

Perhaps I can't find an option, but iTunes doesn't seem to monitor folders for changes on Windows. Is this possible to do?
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Is it possible to do a one way sync of iPhone voice memo's to a PC?

I've been a great iPhone lover from day one and don't possibly see me ever switching back to another mobile platform. There's just one big con from my viewpoint, which is iTunes. I hate the interface,...
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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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Remove iTunes on Mac OS X permanently: no Software Update

Somewhat predictably, removing iTunes on Mac OS X is a long arduous process, described at http://support.apple.com/kb/ht1224 — which I have followed. As far as I can tell, I have purged every trace of ...
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How do I get iTunes tracks to appear in the same album?

I am trying to get iTunes to show all tracks from the same album grouped together. I've set the album field to the same value for all the tracks, but yet some of them still appear in their own album ...
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How do I automate editing of metadata for a large number of music files?

I am disappointed with iTunes' support for organizing classical music. When listening on an iPod/iPhone/iHome device, it displays the artist, album and song title. I don't see an option to view ...
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iTunes Smart Playlist combining 2 genres

Let say for example that I want an iTunes playlist that includes All Hip-Hop and Rap songs. I create a smart play list with: Genre > contains > Hip-Hop Genre > contains > Rap But ...
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Importing videos into an iPod touch

I have a brand new latest model of an iPod touch. Is there any way to import music videos or tv shows into it, that i've downloaded over the internet with/without iTunes? I can't figure out this ...
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How do I backup my iPhone and restore it on another machine?

How do I backup my iPhone and restore it on another machine?
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Song greyed out in iTunes, not visible on iPhone

I deleted all songs from my iPhone, but iTunes claims I have two copies of the same song on the phone. They show up greyed out with a sync icon next to them. Syncing has no effect, and they can't be ...
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iTunes (Mac) window too large after transfering library. Sizing box outside screen

I transferred an iTunes library to my 2nd computer (copying the Music iTunes folder). The 2nd computer has a lower screen resolution (20" vs. 24") and now when I open iTunes there the window is too ...
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What's the best way to archive my DVD library? [closed]

I have tons of DVDs that I have bought over the years, many of which I love. I also have tons of empty DVD covers, and tons of cover-less DVDs. Once and for all, I'd love to digitize (or more ...
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Podcast playback faster than 1x speed on iPod

I listen to several MP3-based podcasts on my 3rd Generation iPod Nano and many of them are in a pure talk radio format (mostly talking, generally no/little music). I've been trying to find a way to ...
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In iTunes how do you turn off “Determining Gapless Playback Information”

I want to turn "Determining Gapless Playback Information" off in iTunes, it is slowing down my system whenever I am adding songs.
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How do I use my iPhone 2G in Winamp without needing iTunes?

Is there any method of using iPhone (2G) with Winamp without having iTunes installed?
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portable iTunes alternative for windows compatible with iPhone

I am looking for a portable alternative to iTunes to work with my iPhone so that I could sync with the company computer without iTunes on it. Would like it to be able to access the app store.
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How do I get iTunes to use the media keys?

I've tried for a long time to get the media keys on my keyboard to work with iTunes. They work just fine in winamp (2.95!) but they only work in iTunes when the iTunes window is focused. Anyone know ...
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Can I merge 2 iTunes Store accounts?

I have 2 accounts on the iTunes store Each account is set to a different e-mail address, both of which I control One account is valid in the USA iTunes Store only One account is valid in the Dutch ...
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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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Change image for artist in iTunes

In iTunes 11, when you view your library as "Artist List", is it possible to change the image displayed for each artist? I'm guessing that artists can upload their own image to the iTunes store but ...
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Share iTunes Library from Nas across several clients. How in Windows

I found this article http://gigaom.com/apple/one-itunes-library-on-multiple-computers/ which describes sharing a single library with multiple clients. Unfortunately this article is for Macs and I use ...
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Windows 7 - iTunes won't start minimized

1) Right click on itunes short cut and select properties. 2) Select 'minimized' instead of 'normal' in the 'Run' dropdown box. 3) Click 'Apply' and then 'Close' 4) Click on modified shortcut 5) iTunes ...
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iTunes U resume download

Lecture videos on iTunes U can be quite large (~300 MB). Can I get iTunes U to resume a download after any interruption?
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OSX: iTunes won't play .ogg files over shared library

I have an OSX 10.5 box that is sharing its iTunes library and another 10.6 box connecting to that library through iTunes. It works as expected except for ogg files. Those ogg files are visible and ...
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How does iTunes determine how to stack tracks, and why aren't these?

Note that this album is not grouping together for some reason - even though only one artist & album appear in the browser. I've got a few that sit like this. How do I fix it? Click image for ...
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iTunes - stuck in authorization loop

I just got a new laptop with Windows 7 and thought that instead of trying to recover my music from my iPhone, I would just use the Homegroup I have set up to transfer the music from my old laptop. ...
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Backup iPhone contacts to a readable format

is there a way to backup or extract the contacts from an iPhone to a more "open source" like format on windows? i cant use this iTunes encrypted backup.
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How to browse the iTunes Store without iTunes?

Sometimes I just want to see an App description, and when I click on it, my browser goes to a page from Apple which immediately starts to screw up my machine. Reason: Heavy iTunes launches and eats up ...
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How to setup an iTunes library to use between two Macs?

As you can tell this is no where near work related. I have an iMac G5 where my itunes is currently hosted, I have also just got a new MacBook Pro. What I want to be able to do is sync my itunes ...
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itunes: is there a way to add cover art to an album and not to each individual track?

it seems that the albums purchased from iTunes have cover art defined on an album level, but when I'm importing my own stuff I only can add it to tracks.
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iTunes Freezes When iPhone 3GS Connected

When I connect my iPhone 3GS to my MacBook Pro, iTunes "freezes": the spinning beachball appears, and it will not respond to any mouse clicks or key presses. Activity Monitor shows iTunes as "Not ...
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iTunes CPU usage

iTunes on Mac OS X 10.5 is consistently using 10-11% of the cpu when playing one song. I understand that iTunes is a resource hog and my iTunes library is pretty big but could any other programs be ...
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Missing/hidden iPhone apps?

I have an iPhone 3G, about a year old, recently upgraded to iPhone OS 3.0. It is not hacked, jailbroken or anything, but I had Telia (who sold it to me) unlock it, so now I use a different operator. ...
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Where does iTunes store information about songs listened and number of times?

My old Macbook with Mavericks crashed and got a new Macbook with Yosemite. I want to recover from the old Mac the information about which songs I used to listen and number of times they were played, ...
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Why does Apple Software Update think that I have iTunes installed, even though I don't?

I have a Windows PC. Somehow, Apple Software Update thinks that I have iTunes installed and offers me updates for it. However, I have never installed iTunes on this PC. I have a couple questions: ...
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Can't browse the iTunes Store after updating iTunes

I'm consistently having problems connecting to the iTunes store on Win7 x64. The problem appears to develop when I upgrade to a new version; connecting to the iTunes Store (other than, oddly, checking ...
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How do I move iTunes properly to a new computer? (music, multiple iPads and their apps, etc.)

Current Setup iTunes on a dying laptop (Windows 7) Music purchased through iTunes and partially synced to multiple iPads iPads registered through iTunes apps downloaded directly to iPads iPads OS's ...