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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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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iTunes Match songs grayed out

For no reason, my iTunes Match songs stored in the cloud are grayed out and I'm not able to play them. What may be causing this problem? This is happening on a MacBook Air running OS X 1.8.2 and ...
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iTunes music on NAS, library file local - always losing the music folder in preferences

I have a Buffalo Linkstation which I point to in my iTunes preferences as my library. Problem is, if my computer sleeps for a while, it loses the connection with the NAS and I have to reset the iTunes ...
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iTunes on two computers (with last.fm) loses track of iPhone metadata

Connecting an iPhone to my work PC that is synced with home PC causes minor but annoying breakage for me. It seems to do a small sync of some sort then lose track marks etc: I have an iPhone synced (...
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Do iTunes backups store file modification times?

I have an iPhone. With a USB connection, I can use tools such as Macroplant iExplorer or Apple's Image Capture to transfer files from the iPhone to my computer. When I transfer files over USB, the ...
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How can i get itunes to backup my iphone with limited disk. I linked the backup dir to an ext drive with space yet still won't backup?

On OSX yosemite, a machine with limited disk space free. In order to backup my iphone, I've linked the ~/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup dir to an external drive. iTunes, correctly ...
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Can I configure VLC to automatically organize my music library like iTunes does?

iTunes has the "keep iTunes music files organized" option, which automatically uses the metadata to sort the music files into folders organized by artist and album. Is there any way to do this in VLC?...
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Converting my iTunes library to romaji

I have just added to my iTunes library a bunch of new Japanese songs. When I say a bunch, I mean it. A lot of them. And their titles are mostly in their original Japanese form, which is in kanji, ...
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How do I share a single iTunes library amongst multiple Window 8 accounts on the same PC?

I have a new Windows 8 computer with two user accounts configured. How do I share a single iTunes library amongst multiple Window 8 accounts on the same PC?
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iTunes not installing: Partially downloaded

I can't update iTunes and I'm stuck now. When I run software update, it says that there's an update about iTunes: 10.6.3 (176.9MB) And it says "iTunes: Partially downloaded (0%)" at the bottom of the ...
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iPhone calendar events not showing in iCal (Snow Leopard, iPhone 4S)

My wife's iPhone4S is all set up with iCloud synching, etc. However, she does not have Lion yet so she can't sync to iCal through the cloud. Anyway, in iTunes the Sync Calendar option is checked, ...
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Zune & iTunes parallel - Better cover handling

I own a ZuneHD and manage my library with the Zune software so far. We recently bought an iPod which has to be synced with the same library now. So far so good, I installed iTunes, pointed it at my ...
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Move itunes and iphoto library to external hard disk

I'm running out of space on my MacBook Pro and would like to move my itunes and iphoto library to an external hard disk. What are the steps involved?
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iPhone Remote with iTunes Library via VPN

Alright, so I'm currently behind a network router (not under my control). The router performs NAT and somehow prevents a computer from scanning other nodes. At least, you're unable, in this instance, ...
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iTunes 10 on Windows - how do I change the color scheme, theme, or skin?

I have installed iTunes 10.1 on Windows 7 64 bit, and like many others, I am not happy with the color scheme where the icons on the left vertical navigation are all grey. What is the easiest, safest ...
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What is the best way to sync podcasts between two computers' iTunes accounts?

What is the best way to sync podcasts between two computers' iTunes accounts?
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iTunes always resets on restart

Starting just a couple of days ago, each time I restart iTunes (9.0.2.25), the Setup Assistant runs and reloads all my music, podcasts, etc. How can I get it to stop resetting each time it opens?
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Windows vista,MMC could not create the snap-in for event viewer

I have an issue where a windows vista computer isn't running certain applications (iTunes, Quickbooks, Word). Internet Explorer works fine. Seemingly every program that needs authentication to run is ...
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my mac is asking me if I want to allow it to access information on an *unknown* iPhone … why?

When I came into my office this morning, my Mac Pro had an iTunes popup (#1):
 
 Do you want to allow this computer to access information on "John Doe's iPhone"? If you don't allow access, ...
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Why does iTunes display a different total play length and size in the status bar in different views?

In iTunes 12 (.4.0.119) different total play length times and total media sizes are displayed in the status bar when in different views of the same media type, music. For example; when in album grid ...
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Keyboard shortcut to “Love” currently playing song in iTunes 12 on OSX

It seems as if apple has forgotten to build in a keyboard shortcut for "Loving" or "Hearting" the currently playing song in iTunes. This is unfortunate because often whilst I am working I would like ...
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Playing all files in a directory with iTunes for Windows

iTunes on Windows. Running from the directory with music in cmd: iTunes.exe "file.mp3" works perfectly, while iTunes.exe "*.*" doesn't work properly (seems that just opens iTunes; maybe does ...
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Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11 not support iPhone 4 (iOS 7)?

I am trying to connect my iPhone 4 (iOS 7) to Mac OS X El Capitan 10.11, the iTunes does not show the device. At first I thought it may be cable or anything causing it. But when I try to plug the ...
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Restoring 64GB iPhone 6 from iTunes Backup - low disk space

I need help restoring my iPhone. My computer is saying its disk space is too low, even though there is more than enough gigs space on my computer than the actual backup file size, which is 6GB. So, I ...
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Software unable to use installed fonts in Windows 10

the Segoe UI used in iTunes cannot be displayed next the following software also cannot display its default fonts (the default fonts were installed successfully) so may I know anyone has also ...
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How to diagnose and interpret CD-R burn error codes coming from iTunes on Windows 7?

I’ve been trying to burn a bunch of CD-Rs in iTunes on Windows 7 and it seems like every time I get a different error (e.g. 4000, 4261, 4880, etc.). Unfortunately everything I search for online is ...
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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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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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How can prevent iTunes from copying app purchases/updates from my iPhone, while keeping sync?

I back my iPhone up to my computer. I consider this a safer, more complete, and cheaper option than iCloud backup. In general, this is fine, but I have noticed the “copying app purchases from iPhone” ...
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iPod isn't showing up in windows 8 nor iTunes?

Before I say anything, my iPod screen is broken so I cannot see nor use the screen, only voice commands. Anyway, I downloaded iTunes and imported all my music. I got ready to sync, so I connected my ...
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iTunes Home Sharing only works one way between 2 PC's on the same LAN

I've got two computers, A with Windows 7 Home Premium, and B with Windows 8.1. Both are using the same account. A can "see" the library in B, but B can't see the library in A (it doesn't show up in ...
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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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Why episodes of my podcast are not visible on iTunes?

I had created my podcasts's feed with Podcastgen and I've added the feed to iTunes. The episodes are not visible in iTunes: the episodes are also not visible on iTunes webpage: However, after I'...
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Mavericks and Apple menu positions

Since I installed Mavericks, I had been having some issues about the position of menues in Apple applications like Finder, XCode, Safari and iTunes, After moving the program window, their menues ...
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How do I make my iTunes library read-only?

I have a huge iTunes collection and have been researching this for a while but cannot seem to find an answer. Basically I would like to leave my iTunes collection open so that people can select their ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Apple TV - How to parse/read the Apple TV Photo Database file?

I've used iTunes 11.0.2 "File->Home Sharing->Choose Photos to Share with Apple TV" to select a directory with 4000 photos. Unfortunately, only a few (100-ish?) are in the random rotation on the Screen ...
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iTunes keeps creating wakeuptoken.info file. How to stop that?

Lately for some reason iTunes 11 started creating wakeuptoken.info file on my D:\ It never did that before and if I delete that file iTunes seems to work fine. What is that file for? Why is it ...
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Removing artist name from under song name in iTunes album view?

I have a ton of music in my iTunes (Windows). When I go into Album View (or any view that has songs isolated by Album), in some random albums the song artist/composer is listed under the song. 99% of ...
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Can't get iTunes to see new folder

I moved my entire 60 GB of iTunes folders and subdirectories to a new drive. How do I get the file pointers to work from iTunes? Preferences/Advanced Change accepts my new location, then does ...
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iPod Touch 2g not recognised by iTunes (more information inside)

My iPod Touch isn't being recognised by iTunes. Details: iPod Touch: 2nd generation / Laptop: Windows Vista / iTunes: latest version I have tried: using different cables; restarted my laptop and ...
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Duplicate iTunes podcast folder – which one is correct?

Recently a extra podcast "tab" (for lack of a better word) appeared in iTunes after I subscribed to a couple of podcasts via RSS. Only the new podcasts show in that new tab (I'll call it Tab 2). All ...
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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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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 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, ...