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 do I two-way sync an iPhone with a Mac?

My iPhone was synced to my MacBook Pro when I first got it. Since then I have put a lot of info on my iPhone. I want to sync the iPhone with the Mac and merge the two rather than have the Mac ...
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How did iTunes install itself? [on hold]

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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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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How can I export itunes playlists for use with other media players?

I think iTunes avoids making easy to export playlists because they don't want that you switch media players. The other media player that I had in mind is mediamonkey. The export playlist feature ...
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iTunes video black screen until select computer output

I don't remember this happening before, but now whenever I play any video in iTunes (podcast video, movie, TV show, iTunes extras stuff but the menus work) it just shows a black screen with the sound ...
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can t install iTunes - privileges for system services

While I was trying to install iTunes, and more specifically Apple mobile device support, it says: "Verify that you have sufficient privileges to install system services" Can you help me? I got ...
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Ripping Audio CDs - Why use a 3rd party software vs iTunes [closed]

I'm looking to transfer a large amount of CDs to digital. The rest of my music is purchased online via iTunes. I need Quality to match (ripped vs downloads) Ripped format able to be used in ...
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ITunes deleting music by itself

I have came across a weird problem with iTunes over the past few weeks, every time I restart my Mac and open iTunes one single album is deleted and sometimes a few random songs from other albums but ...
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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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“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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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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How to remove broken songs/tracks in iTunes?

I had problems with my hard drive and I lost some files including songs from iTunes. There are many tracks broken and I just cannot go trough each one and delete them manually. I mean, there are ...
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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 ...
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How can you stream music from Ubuntu to AirPlay speakers on your network with Ubuntu?

We have AirPlay speakers on our network, that can only be controlled using iTunes for Windows. As I'm booted into Ubuntu, I'd like to be able to control the music being played. Is there any way to do ...
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Running Windows 8.1. Why would moving a files location damage the file?

Just now i moved large amounts of music, some albums and some just single songs, from my downloads folder to my music folder via the drag and drop method. Pretty sure they were all .mp3's. I just went ...
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How to use iTunes to download songs and movie I purchased before?

I purchased songs and movies for my iPhone 3G, but after these 2 years, I am already using iPhone 4, and also changed to another computer. The new computer also has iTunes, and also signed up with my ...
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iTunes doesn't sync with jailbroken iPhone

For over 3 months now my iTunes doesn't sync with my computer, well at least I can't access the phone through iTunes. When I connect the phone this is how it looks: It's not suppose to be grayed ...
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How to use iTunes 11 as a radio on an iMac?

Now that DJ has been eviscerated, is there any way of making "Up Next" randomly select and play, say, 150 tunes? I've tended to use iTunes as my radio rather than my jukebox, and would like to be ...
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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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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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Using Task Scheduler to Make iTunes Play Random Song

I'd like to use the Task Scheduler in Windows 7 as an alarm clock. I'm able to set a task to open iTunes and play a specific song at a fixed time every morning. Is it possible to get iTunes to ...
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What is making iTunes stop playing when my computer idles?

I've got a rare weekend with nothing to do, so I'm getting some housework done. I have iTunes playing for some background noise. Every 20 minutes or so, it just stops playing; if I move the mouse it ...
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Linking songs that lead into one another in Itunes when in shuffle mode

I want to know if it is possible to link two songs together where the outro and intro lead in to each other even when in Shuffle mode? An example: "Straight to the Sun" and Desolation by Lamb of God. ...
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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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Browsing Audiobooks on an iPod Nano

The sitation: I've got a stack of audiobooks in MP3 format in my iTunes library, and both an iPhone and an iPod Nano. After this question, I've changed the Media Kind for the audiobook MP3s from ...
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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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How do I sync contacts from iPhone 3GS (iOS 6.1) to my mac (OSX 10.9.5 / iTunes 12.1)

It looks like I can not update my iPhone to later iOS (and I don't want to). And it looks like iTunes does not allow you to access/sync contacts as it used to. So what's the proper way of syncing old ...
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iTunes on dashboard

I am somewhat a newbie in OS X, and I just discovered the dashboard and amount of widgets I can download to it. And my tow questions are: Is there a "iTunes widget" that plays music and controls it ...
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iTunes: Unable to sync playlist that missing from “Sync Music” option

I'm unable to sync playlists to my iPhone because they simply won't show in iTunes' "Sync Music" screen. For example, in iTunes (on my desktop), I have several playlist folders. One folder has 18 ...
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How do I transfer PDF files to my iPad to take on a business trip

I'm preparing to go on a week long business trip where I will need access to dozens of PDF files which I have on my work PC. I want to take them on my iPad so that I can read and review them during ...
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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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Convert APE to ALAC and keep CUE track info, artwork and tags in Windows?

I have some 40+ APE+CUE albums in my backups that I'd like to convert to ALAC, which I'm using right now to make it easier to use iTunes along with foobar, but dbpoweramp doesn't support CUE ...
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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 slow loading on Windows 7 x64

my pc has windows 7 ultimate 64 bits installed and 4 GB of DDR2 RAM, working with an Athlon II X3 435 (2.9Ghz) processor. When I start iTunes, it takes 6-7 seconds to load, and that's too much. I ...
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iTunes is playing sound through wrong speakers

I have a Windows 7 laptop (Dell Inspiron) and I'm trying to simply listen to music through headphones. This process used to work flawlessly. Something changed and now iTunes (as well as WMP and any ...
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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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How to make iTunes start to play the song in a playlist that was previously stopped?

Scenario: Playing a playlist of 10 songs. Stopped at the 5th song. I restart my computer and iTunes. I would like to continue playing from song number 5, but iTunes always starts playing the ...
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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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Merge MP3-files into audiobook with chapters?

I want to take a folder full of mp3's, and merge it into an audiobook-file (for Ipod, don't remember the file format) with chapters for each file. Is there a tool that will do this?
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Lost Backup File & Data during IOS7 Upgrade, Please Advise [closed]

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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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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Viewing the Apple ID in iTunes' app list?

I'm using Windows 7 and I'd like to be able to group my apps by Apple ID, but there is no option from the list view: If I browse to the directory using Windows Explorer I also cannot see the Apple ...
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Using WinAmp to put music on an iPod/iPhone

Back in the day, with older iPods, you could copy music onto them using Winamp's Music Library. I heard that newer iPods and iPhones have all sort of encryption that prevents this from being fully ...
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Having trouble with Windows XP Read Only Settings on a folder

I am having trouble with a folder that needs to be read-write for iTunes to open. For a while it was read-write, but it seemingly inexplicably changed to read-only now. When I try to change it back ...
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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?