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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Can I run iTunes as a Windows Service?

I'd like to run iTunes as a Windows service on my home dev server which runs Windows 2008 so that I can stream my collection to my AppleTV over my home network. Currently I have to log in to Windows ...
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Mac OS X shutdown always fails after iTunes was started once

I have some mystery on my both MacBooks (Air & Pro): If I used iTunes at least one time during the uptime, the system never shuts down, it just hangs on a blue screen with the spinner rotating ...
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Why doesn't iTunes show the contents of a particular youtube rss feed?

Does anybody have any idea why iTunes does not show the contents of this rss feed? http://gdata.youtube.com/feeds/api/users/bionicturtledotcom/uploads?v=2 RSS clients like Google Reader and others ...
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Transfer books in iBooks from my iPad3 to iTunes

I lost my original hard drive, and I have some books (in ePub format, I believe) on my iPad 3 that have bookmarks and highlighted stuff which I'd like to preserve. Is there any way to get that info ...
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how can I download more than one podcast in iTunes but not all of them to my computer?

once the podcasts are on my computer, I can select to put only the ten most recent unlistened to synch to my iphone, but what if I want to only download the ten most recent, -- the question is, how do ...
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How to import a Mumble certificate from iTunes to iPhone using the iTunes file transfer?

I am using the Mumble app on my iPhone 4 and I want to transfer my Mumble certificate from the Mumble on my computer to Mumble on my phone through iTunes. How do I import a Mumble certificate from ...
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Lost all photos/videos when plug my iPhone to different computer

My friend plug my phone to his computer and then doing something with iTunes. Perhaps it's an autosync. Now all of my videos and photos are gone. Restore from backup doesn't help, since it's just his ...
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How to synchronized iPhone contact to Outlook (I know how to do the other way around)?

I sync outlook to my iphone. Contact on my outlook show up on iPhone. Contact I added to my iPhone do not show up in Outlook. I need them synchronized both way. How to do so?
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Is there way to find incomplete albums in my music collection?

I very foolishly entrusted iTunes in Windows to manage my mp3 collection (had the "Import to my library folder" and "manage my collection" checkboxes checked), and iTunes has somehow been randomly ...
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iPod Classic not syncing all library content?

My iPod Classic 160 GB, late 2009, has stopped syncing library content (using iTunes ver 10.6.1). The iPod still has 135.8 GB free memory. I have many Audible books in the "Books" library, but only ...
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Seach in iTunes by file location

Is there a way to have iTunes show where a file is located, and search on that field? I know I can "get info" on individual files, but that isn't feasible for large numbers of files,nor is it a ...
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Can I sync my iPhone photos with Windows?

There's a setting in iTunes to sync a folder on my computer with my camera, but it seems to be a one-way sync - when I take pictures on my phone, they don't go onto my computer. Sometimes, when I ...
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The Podcast category has disappeared from library in iTunes

The 'Podcast' category has disappeared from the 'Library' in my iTunes library. This means that I can't download any podcasts and the auto update function isn't working. My existing podcasts are ...
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iTunes - Playlist to MP3s, with track numbers

I listen to podcasts exclusively in my car, creating a playlist in iTunes, ordering by release date, and then burning to disc ensures I listen to them all in the correct order. Sadly, my new car doesn'...
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iTunes opens on event of remote device or app in OSX

I was having trouble with iTunes opening once I paired my bluetooth headphones, I was trying to play something off of soundcloud, and every time I hit the button on my headphones or even pressed the ...
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Can I use Apps from the iTunes App Store under Windows?

I use iTunes to download podcast. I see there are so many apps also in iTunes. Would someone tell me, what kind of app are they, and can I use them under windows. And could you recommend some useful ...
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iPhone sync with iTunes stuck on “Waiting for items to copy”

I'm having a problem with iTunes where syncing my iPhone ends up seeming to basically finish, but it says "Waiting for items to copy" after everything else, and just stays there for... well, a very ...
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Rearranging icons on iTunes is disabled on Windows

when I connect iPhone to iTunes on a Mac machine, I can rearrange the icons of the iphone from the apps tab but when I connect it to iTunes on a Windows machine, the icons on the apps tab are disabled ...
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Moving Podcasts to different folders

I downloaded some video podcast language lessons, all of which played on iTunes (9.2.x). But three of them were not copied to my iPod (5th gen) because they "couldn't be played on this iPod". I looked,...
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How to bookmark a radio station in iTunes?

Currently, I need to remember all of my favorite radio stations. Plus, I always need to search those stations from a really big list iTunes provides. And, I get pissed when I need to switch station ...
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Listen to a ITunes podcast without using ITunes? [duplicate]

How do I listen to / download the files from a (free) ITunes podcast? The following question How to download a podcast without iTunes? suggests that I open the RSS feed to get the audio links. The ...
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Can you safely delete apps from iTunes music folder?

I realised I was running drastically low on disk space today, and after some poking around found I had 40GB (!) of apps in iTunes. Now that Apple have sorted out their store so you can re-download ...
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Deactivate itunes to synchronize my ipod touch

What settings have I to do in iTunes to avoid changing my ipod clock ? When I connected my ipod to PC, automatically iTunes starts and sync. During sync-ing, iTunes change my ipod clock. How to ...
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Export contacts from iTunes to Google

How do I export the contacts backed up in iTunes from a MacBook to a Google account?
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How to effectively share music, photos and video around the house?

I have a large external drive with all my media (video, photos, music, etc...) connected to a MacMini. The MacMini is running PS3 Media Server (essentially a DLNA server), which allows DLNA compliant ...
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What would cause Google Music Manager to report different amounts of music between iTunes and My Music?

If I set Google Music Manager to scan iTunes, it reports that there are 3997 songs (which is also indicated if I were to open iTunes and look at my collection). However, if set Google Music Manager to ...
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How to open an iPhone compatible M3U file on Windows?

This is how the M3U file looks like: #EXTM3U #EXT-X-STREAM-INF:PROGRAM-ID=1,BANDWIDTH=1400000 http://maskedip/http_livestr.str?r=true&id=mbit-test&k=testkey #EXT-X-STREAM-INF:PROGRAM-ID=1,...
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How to share a music folder between OSX and Windows?

It's a question for OSX & Windows 7 users who jump between one system to another. I'm on Windows now, and I've got this music folder in my main hard drive. I'm planning to buy a Mackbook Pro soon ...
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iTunes Keeps Crashing After Activating iTunes Match

This morning I activated iTunes Match. There were over 20,000 songs to scan and upload, so I walked away and came back to it this afternoon. Upon returning, I found that iTunes had crashed. Now any ...
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Figure out what's playing from a different device

I've been wondering if it's possible to figure out what video / song is currently playing through airplay from a DIFFERENT device than the one that's streaming using airplay. Surely this must be ...
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Prevent iTunes updates from recreating desktop shortcut

Every time there's an iTunes update, the updater recreates a shortcut to iTunes on my desktop (that I don't want) which I must then delete. I will reserve my ranting about why this behavior is ...
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iPhone contacts not syncing with Mac OS X Address Book

I have an iPhone 4 and Mac OS X Lion. In iTunes I have checked Info > Sync Address book contacts. However when I add a new contact to Address Book and click on sync, I do not see the new contact on ...
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Why do 700 MB blank discs only fit what iTunes says is about 150 MB of songs?

Why do 700 MB blank discs only fit what iTunes says is about 150 MB of songs? I've always assumed that it writes the songs in a different way than they're stored on the computer's hard drive. Is ...
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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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Deauthorize computers in iTunes

I am trying to transfer purchases from my iPod Touch to a new laptop (running Windows 7). iTunes tells me that the computer is not authorized (which is correct), and asks me to login to my account to ...
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How do I share my music that is already on a Buffalo NAS drive with itunes?

Hi I have spent a great deal of time copying my own CD's to a Buffalo NAS drive using Windows Media Player. Because my wife and daughter have ipods I need to share that music within itunes but am ...
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How to move contacts from an old iTunes backup into my iPhone?

I just upgraded my iPhone from IOS 2.5 to IOS 5.01, and it's erased all of my contacts. I'm panicking, as it will take months to get the contacts back - and in some cases, I'm never going to be able ...
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How do I get shows to group together in iTunes?

This issue only happens with downloaded seasons on iTunes. For instance, if 5 out of 10 shows in a particular season are available for download (the rest haven't aired), the first five will be ...
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Linking album art in iTunes or other

Is there a way to link album art instead of embedding it into the file (which increases the size...)? If I have a number of audio files in a folder with no embedded album art, and I put a image file ...
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iTunes can't find library file on NFS server

I've set up an NFS server to maintain a central iTunes media folder for all users on our home network. In addition, we are storing each user's library file on the NFS, and pointing the iTunes client ...
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How to play an MP3 file with louder sound?

I tried playing an MP3 file with VLC player and iTunes both with largest volume of the player and the Mac OS X system. The former seems to play a little louder (any way to quantitatively measure?) I ...
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Copy iTunes playlist via Home Sharing

I'm trying to copy an iTunes playlist from a Mac to a PC via the Home Sharing function. When dragging the required playlist to the destination Library I get a red-cross-circle for the cursor. Trying ...
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Is there a way to see which files were purchased in the iTunes store?

I would like to sort my iTunes library according to the login that was used to purchase the file at the iTunes store. I purchased a few items a few years ago on a login that I have long since ...
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iTunes ID3 Metadata Vs. Library-only Metadata

What metadata does iTunes store in the song ID3 tags and what will it only store in the library file? Are the any reference documents that explain this?
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Windows client that plays music from iTunes

Summary I want to be able to play music (streaming, not syncing) from a PC with iTunes - on windows 7 PC's. What are good windows clients for doing that, that are NOT iTunes itself? Background I ...
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How to modify ITunes to play videos with VLC player

I have a strange iTunes bug, where when I play video podcasts, the audio and video get out of synch and the longer I play, the more pronounced the problem becomes. Now, Apple knows about this problem, ...
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iTunes does not load new tracks from the library

I have a big music library, I configured iTunes in settings the following path: C:\Users\-\Music. The first time I did this it loaded all my MP3 files from folders and subfolders. Then I downloaded ...
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iTunes 10 sharing not working

I have two PCs running Windows 7 64-bit. I also have an iPhone 4. Both computers are wired into the same router, a Netgear WNDR3700, and are on the same network. The iPhone is wireless and also on the ...
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How can I control iTunes remotely

I have a desktop with a large music library connected to a high quality stereo and I'd like to be able to control which songs are playing, and in an ideal world, make playlists, using a laptop. ...
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iTunes and Unicode ID3 Tags

I'm using MP3Tag for tagging my MP3s since a long time and it creates very good results. With iTunes (of course not with other MP3 programs e.g. Winamp) I always have problems after first import of ...