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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Transferring Music from iPod to iTunes?

Is there a way for me to transfer music from my iPod to my iTunes? Say, if I accidentally deleted some music on my computer but I have the files on my iPod?
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“iTunes.app” to accept incoming network connections?

Every time I open iTunes I get the the following warning: Do you want the application "iTunes.app" to accept incoming network connections? Clicking Deny may limit the application's behavior. ...
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How do I transfer my iPhone and iTunes application to another computer?

I have my iPhone and iTunes set up on a specific computer but want to transfer this to another computer. Do I just install iTunes on the new computer and just sync my iPhone etc.. or is there ...
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Having trouble with Windows XP Read Only Settings on a file

I am having trouble with a folder that needs to be read write for iTunes to open and it was for a while but it seemingly inexplicably changed to read-only now and when I try to change it back from ...
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How can I redirect my iTunes library to an external hard drive?

Right now, I have all my music on my internal hard drive, but it is running out of space. So, I bought an external hard drive, copied all my music over and went into the advanced preferences in ...
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What can I do to stop the Play / Pause button from opening iTunes?

In Snow Leopard the Play / Pause media button (on the F8 key) opens up iTunes. How can I disable that? Preferably keeping the old Leopard behaviour, so I can use it to control other media applications ...
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How do I convert a podcast to an audiobook / music track in iTunes?

So I've got a podcast I want to keep. Do not auto-delete doesn't seem to work properly as at least one episode has already been deleted. My idea is that I want to turn the podcasts (the BBC Reith ...
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Lost info by syncing iPhone to new computer?

I've bought a new computer because I can't hold up my work while I wait for my older MacBook Pro to return from Apple's repair shop. In the meantime, I've not backed up my iPhone 3G for a week. I plan ...
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Throttle network bandwidth per application in Mac OS X

I notice that iTunes seems to suck up all my bandwidth and doesn’t play nice with other applications that use the web when it's downloading. In fact, it doesn't even give itself enough bandwidth when ...
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Backup iTunes (store purchases, iphone backups, playlists) for Windows reinstall

I need to reinstall Windows on my PC. How can I backup iTunes - app store purchases, iPhone backups, media library, iTunes U - and restore it to the new iTunes installation after Windows reinstall? I ...
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Move some iTunes library items to different drive?

My internal hard drive is somewhat small, and I only regularly listen to a fraction of my iTunes library anyway, so I'd like to keep large portions on it on an external drive for archival purposes. ...
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Is it possible to redownload songs you've paid for on iTunes?

Over the years, I've had to rebuild my PC several times. Invariably, no matter how meticulous I am backing up my iTunes library, I almost ALWAYS end up losing songs I've already paid for. Either the ...
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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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filtering itunes library items by file location

3 answers and unfortunately no solution yet. The Problem I've got way more than 1000 duplicated items in my iTunes Library pointing to a non-existant place (the "where" under "get info" window), ...
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Extract music from old iPod to computer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Get songs off of Windows iPod and onto a Mac I have a lot of music on an old iPod, but if I connect it to my iTunes and sync it, it would delete all the songs on the ...
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Prevent iTunes from starting when iPhone is plugged in on Mac

Is there any way to prevent iTunes from starting on a Mac under OS X Leopard when an iPhone is plugged in?
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Synchronize Podcasts across multiple computers with iTunes (on Windows)

I find myself frustrated with the following scenario, which is driving me nuts: I use iTunes to subscribe to podcast X on computer A and sync the episodes to my iPod. During my day, I discover ...
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Where did the “Get” button go for downloading podcast episodes in iTunes?

I opened up iTunes and the "Get" button is gone for downloading podcast episodes. This is strange because I haven't changed any configuration settings. Economist Audio Edition: BBC Global News ...
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Way to get old podcasts in iTunes

When you subscribe to a podcast in iTunes it only lists the 10 most recent podcasts. Is there a way to get the older podcasts?
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Prevent iTunes from starting when iPhone is plugged in on Windows

Is there any way to prevent iTunes from starting under XP when an iPhone is plugged in? Using iTunes v 9. Usually I just want to charge my phone and don't want iTunes to start. Note: Exact dup of ...
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Preserving smart playlist order on iPhone

I have a smart playlist configured to play my favorite podcasts during my commute. It's a list of audio-only, unheard podcasts: In iTunes, I've ordered the playlist by Release Date -- i.e. I want ...
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How to use iTunes USB File Transfer to copy files from PC to Apple iPad, e.g. PDF files for viewer app?

I'm interested in reading PDF-format ebooks on my Apple iPad. I have half a gig of PDFs I want to transfer to it, from my PC. I'm familiar already with loading EPUB-format titles through iBooks ...
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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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How do I configure Home Sharing in iTunes 9?

How do I configure the new "Home Sharing" feature in iTunes 9? I've enabled turned on Home Sharing in iTunes 9 on two computers (both running Mac OS X) on my home network, but I don't see how to tell ...
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iPhone 3G backup encryption? I've never entered a password?

I can't unclick or access my backup iPhone encrypted file. For the life of me I can not remember ever entering a password for the encrypted iPhone backups. I've tried every password I've used or use ...
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Removing Duplicates from iTunes playlist

I am facing a problem in iTunes. See above image. All most each song is repeated twice in my play-list. When I opened Finder - it was also duplicated in iTunes folder. What is the secret problem ...
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Connect iPad to itunes running under Hyper-V under Windows 8

Under Windows 7 I ran iTunes in XP Mode which was great. I plugged in my iPad (1st generation) and Windows XP picked it up and synced with iTunes. Now I have upgraded to Windows 8, and I knew that ...
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How can I schedule a time for a song to play in Windows Media Player or iTunes?

How can I launch Windows Media Player or iTunes, playing a song, with the Windows task scheduler. I already know how to create a task and how to trigger it at a given time (launching iTunes / WMP). ...
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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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Get podcasts on my IPhone through iTunes

I've gone through the following steps: I loaded up iTunes 10 on a Windows7 machine I went to the iTunes store and subscribed to a podcast Library/podcasts has nothing in it, but there is a 1 in a ...
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How to deauthorize computer with iTunes?

Lets say I have moved to another computer but haven't had a chance to deauthroize the computer I just reformatted, is there a way from your iTunes account to manage authorized computers?
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How to update firmware of my iPod Touch in Ubuntu?

As far as I know iTunes doesn't support Linux OS, though it is very strange. I need to update a firmware of my iPod Touch and don't know how to do that. Could anybody help me to solve this problem ...
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Is there a good iTunes replacement that works with the iPhone?

Is there a good iTunes replacement that works with the iPhone? I'm running Windows 7 64-bit.
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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 backup iTunes on Windows to folder/share, i.e. without “Back Up to Disc”? No DVD writer available!

(Surprised I didn't already find an answer here to this!) I've got a computer on which I'd like to back up the iTunes library – music, movies, apps, everything. We're talking multiple ...
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How can I make clicking on an iTunes (itms) link in Firefox open the link in iTunes?

When I click on an itpc link in Firefox, e.g. itpc://rss.conversationsnetwork.org/series/stackoverflow.xml it brings focus to iTunes but doesn't change what's displayed there. Does anyone know ...
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Music Nav Doesn't Work After Installing IntelliType

I have started using a Microsoft Sidewinder X4 Keyboard. It came with the Microsoft IntelliType Pro software. Since I have installed the software I am not able to change my music via the play | ...
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iPhone VPN to iTunes Home Sharing (Windows)

My goal is to set up a VPN on a Windows machine that contains my iTunes library then connect to that VPN with my iPhone for iTunes Home Sharing (over the VPN). I have read that this can be set up if ...
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How do I restore libraries in iTunes using files on my iPod Touch?

I have iTunes (latest version) running on Windows XP and a 16Gb 1st gen' iPod Touch (iOS V3.1.3). All was well until a month or two ago when, one day, I opened iTunes to discover it was empty - no ...
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iTunes ported for Linux?

Is there any ported version of iTunes for Linux? Really would like it; i need to restore my iPod. Emulation is slow because i have here a 1 GB of RAM.
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How to keep iTunes libraries in sync?

I have a couple of PCs and a Mac that I have my music libraries on them. Occasionally, I add files, edit artworks and ID3 tags on one of them. I want to keep them synchronized on all of my computer. ...
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Get RSS feed from iTunes podcast links

I'm using Gnome's Rhythmbox to listen to Podcasts. Some Podcasts don't provide an rss feed for downloading the episodes but only a itms:// link for iTunes. Now I'd like to download them via a ...
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Computer volume drops when USB deviced plugged in

This is really an odd issue. When I close the laptop (I use it on a docking station; it doesn't leave the docking station when this issue occurs) or when I open iTunes, the volume output on the ...
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Share single iTunes library across multiple computers

I have a large (> 2TB) iTunes library of music and videos that I keep on a Drobo connected to an Airport Extreme base station so that I can access it wirelessly from my MacBook. This works great for ...
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Painlessly convert FLAC to ALAC on Windows?

I'm wondering if anyone has a clean, painless workflow for losslessly transcoding FLAC files to their equivalent ALAC? It's supposed to be a bit-perfect conversion, meaning it shouldn't be very hard, ...
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iTunes alternative for Linux?

I recently got an iPhone and would like to know how i could use it to sync with an iTunes like software on Linux. Any suggestions?
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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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Double-speed playback for iTunes?

The iPod app on the iPhone (and presumably the iPod Touch) supports playback at 2x the recorded speed. This is great for listening to talk-radio podcasts when I'm driving, as I can get about twice the ...
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How can I make my Virtualbox Vista see my USB device (iPad)?

I have the latest VirtualBox. I have filters for the iPad. But it does not show up in my virtual Windows vista My Computer screen or virtual iTunes. When I try to right click the little USB icon and ...
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What is the best software to manage dupes and clean up data in iTunes?

I know there are a lot of paid options but was wondering what folks have found to be the best. Following tasks would be the minimum requirement: merging dupes identifying dupes with case difference ...