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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 can I load VLC instead of iTunes on my Mac when I press the player buttons on my Mac keyboard? [duplicate]

When I press the play/pause button (F8) on my Mac keyboard, iTunes always starts. Is there any way to change that to start up VLC (or any other program) instead of iTunes? Any settings that I can ...
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does Spotify play a local file if it exists?

If I have a local copy of a song, does Spotify still stream it or play the local copy? Or does it choose the one with higher quality of the two? By local copy, I mean a MP3 that I ripped from disc or ...
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Ultimate low-footprint music player for Mac OSX?

My Mac at work has 2GB of RAM total, and I'm constantly using enough middleweight programs simultaneously that I wind up in Rainbow Circle Hell. I've been using Songbird, but it frequently runs into ...
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How to prevent iTunes from launching on media key press

Recently, I made the switch to Songbird, and it's all gone well except for one thing: global music hotkeys. I installed an addon (Apple Keyboard Media Key Support) that enabled me to use the iTunes ...
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195 views

Automated Generating Of Sound Files for Individual Music Notes on a Mac

I have a specific task I want to accomplish...I am trying to figure out if there is an a way of doing this. Basically, for a project I am working on, I want to create sound files for individual music ...
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1answer
345 views

Lightweight iTunes Home Sharing client

I have both a MacBook Air & an iMac on the same network. I'm using my iMac as the host with my iTunes library on it & it's being shared with Home Sharing. I'm wondering if there are any ...
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2answers
449 views

Use Mac as media server/hub with iTunes

I have an iMac that I rarely use anymore. About the only thing I use it for is to manage my ever-expanding music and movie library, and to sync all my iPhones and iPods and stuff. What I'm looking for ...
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mac os mp3 auto-tag

is there any good tool in mac os for auto-tag mp3 files? like in windows there are Winamp send to -> auto-tag, which uses gracenote database to tag mp3.
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Why does some of the songs in my iTunes library stop prematurely and go to the next song?

For the couple of weeks a whole bunch of the songs from my iTunes library stop early and skip to the next song (just as if it was at the end of the song). Although the point where it skips varies for ...