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Questions tagged [itunes]

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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OS X file system anomaly: "ghost '?' in file names and unexpected symlinks

I've never seen this before - only found it because Time Machine kept failing (on Mac OS X High Sierra 10.13.6). A similar question was asked here ~7 years go but it was not solved (and he did not ...
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iTunes Won't Load Alternate Path Library Files When Changed in Preferences/Advanced

I recently built a new computer and just reinstalled iTunes. As with my previous setup, Windows 10 is on one SSD and all of my files are on another. That includes my iTunes library files and all of my ...
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Prevent iTunes opening on play button in macos Mojave . Stop play/pause button

I'm struggling to get a solution to fix and prevent the iTunes app opening every time that I'm even using spotify or others. I've installed a lot of apps but none are working
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Import iTunes playlists to Spotify

I'd like to migrate from Apple Music to Spotify because: iTunes still can't upload more than ~30 seconds of a custom song / music file to iCloud Music Library. Spotify can't upload to a cloud but can ...
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Executing libimobiledevice commands over wifi

I am trying to recreate the trustjacking attack presented by Symantec at RSA 2018 but I have been unable to execute libimobiledevice commands remotely through iTunes wifi sync. When I have a physical ...
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Why does iTunes autostart when Bluetooth headphones are connected?

When I connect the Bluetooth headphones to the MacBook Pro iTunes starts automatically. I wish to stop that. How do I do that? The second best solution is that Spotify autostarts instead.But I really ...
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How to turn off “Warn me if iTunes is not the default player for audio files.”

If I go into my iTunes settings, in Advanced there is an option for “Warn me if iTunes is not the default player for audio files.” I unchecked this and clicked OK. If I go back into iTunes settings, ...
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(MacOS) Itunes opens when headphones are unplugged?

I can't isolate exactly what circumstances cause this (it might be after a restart it happens only once.. I'm not totally sure), but on occaision (and with high annoyance), iTunes starts when I unplug ...
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Windows 10 iTunes Sending as much data as it's Downloading

Why does iTunes sending up to 80Mbps while downloading movies at 115Mbps? Is it transcoding the movie as it down loads? I have Cox Cable internet 300Mbps download and 30 Mbps Upload package.
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iPhone Photos import to Windows 10 PC not working

I would like to troubleshoot my inability to import photos from iPhone to Windows 10. I am an advanced user struggling to find relevant help on the internet since most results are unusable masked ...
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How do I back-up my iTunes library with music I didn't buy?

So I'm currently on Windows 7, about to go to Windows 10 and i'm curious as to how, or even IF I can back-up my iTunes library of songs that I haven't purchased directly from iTunes (that are on a ...
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How to move iTunes library from external drive to NAS without loosing playcounts etc

My Itunes library is on an external drive (L:\itl) while actual music files are on a different folder of the same drive (L:\music). I tried to copy the ITL and music folder on my NAS (Mapped as ...
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Importing my Apple Music library to Spotify

So I've been using iTunes for a while now and I have many songs from different sources: Music I ripped from my CD collection, converted into mp3 and then imported to iTunes. Stored on my phone's SD ...
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Duplicate file for iTunes without wasting disk space?

I'm looking to put the same track in iTunes into multiple albums for organisational purposes. Obviously the easy way to do this is to just duplicate the file and rename it's ID3 tags. However it's a ...
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manually adding/removing songs from iPod using ITunes

I have been trying to update the music on my 3rdGen iPod, copying from my iTunes library. I have given up on using the "sync" options because of unpredictable behavior (for example, after taking hours ...
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Can't put m4b to iPod

I have an audiobook in m4b format. I can't put it in iTunes in order to copy to an iPod. iTunes will not accept it. What is the best way to put an m4b file on an iPod?
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Read only one Tag from MP4 Metadata

On my Desktop PC with Ubuntu i use gpodder for Dowloading my Podcasts. The Dwnloads are renamed automatically. After that i re-encode the files into mp3 and use eyeD3 to set the file name as title tag....
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How can I get my iPhone photos to sync?

I occasionally have trouble synchronizing my ±20k photo album to my iPhone, where (new) photo albums aren't added, or only show up as empty albums. Does anyone else have this problem and more ...
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Itunes music visualizer folder?

Does anyone know where the Itunes visualizer plugins folder is located in High Sierra? I am unable to locate the Itunes folder in ~Library/Itunes/plugins that existed in previous os or Itunes builds.
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Using ffmpeg to modify iTunes specific metadata

I'm currently trying to use ffmpeg to modify .mp4 file metadata. I can ffmpeg to set metadata tags like "Title" and "Genre", but I'm trying to access specific fields that iTunes accesses when ...
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Can I install iTunes in windows drive d directly instead of c drive?

I want to install iTunes in D drive as there is limited space in C drive.Is there is any way that i can install the future software downloads in d drive directly other than c drive. I am using windows ...
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Long audio files in itunes

What is the max length of audio that itunes can handle and how come? I've been working with long audio files recently and once they hit a certain threshold the "amount of time left" is huge (as in the ...
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'new pics' folder keeps appearing to desktop

A folder named 'new pics' keeps appearing on my desktop and I am not sure why. It has subdirs within it as follows: Folder Info Name - 'new pics' Subdirs - 'Camera Roll/', 'Saved Pictures/' I am ...
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Issue configuring iTunes

After a re-install of Windows 10 I also re-installed iTunes (v12.7.1). I have my music in a folder of my own, so I went to Edit -> Preferences -> Advanced, and changed the iTunes Media folder location,...
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Unable to open iTunes

Bit of background: Me: Domain Admin User: User User cannot open iTunes at all. When he tries, one of two things happen: If "Run as Administrator" is enabled in compatibility settings, then it will ...
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iTunes - Where have Apps gone?

Just noticed that the Apps menu has disappeared from the iTunes menu? Is it possible I've switched it off or something? Thanks in advance.
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ffmpeg produces M4A that iTunes can not stream as a podcast (iOS Podcasts app can)

iTunes can play such M4A only after downloading. I found another podcast with M4A and iTunes stream those episodes correctly. My command is ffmpeg -i input.ogg output.m4a Result: ffmpeg version 3....
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How to resolve iTunes sync issue (grayed out icons)

For many years I have been unable to fully sync my iPhone to my iTunes music collection on my MacBook, as there were a number of songs that, for unknown reasons iTunes would refuse to sync. The main ...
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Can iTunes on Mac, sync Music from Network Drives (NAS)?

I'm trying to buy a NAS adapter (RAVPower Filehub Plus), and found that this device can be added as a network folder/drive on a Mac. So, I'm thinking of using this network folder to sync music on ...
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AutoHotKey - Multiple commands not being executed

I am using an AutoHotKey script to control iTunes with standard media keys and its working great except for one tweak I've tried to add to it. I want the Play/Pause media key to Launch iTunes if it's ...
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Is there a way to remove all iTunes duplicates?

I have a long list of duplicates and it'd take a very long time to select them one by one and then remove them… Does anyone know what I should do?
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How to use Siri to play a specific song on YouTube?

For example, I want to be able to tell Siri, "Play Aladdin a whole new world." Then, YouTube should start playing Aladdin - A Whole New World in the background, just as the Music app does when I tell ...
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How do I stop a systemic “Error 1310. Error writing to file: C:\Config.Msi\*rbf.”?

Whenever I try to install or uninstall an MSI program on my parents' computer, it fails with the message, "Error 1310. Error writing to file: C:\Config.Msi*rbf. Verify that you have access to that ...
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How to delete iTunes Music folder from command prompt on Windows

If I have to delete the music folder of iTunes on a Windows PC, is it possible to do it from the command prompt? If so, how?
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Trying to convert AAC files to WAV using iTunes

Trying to convert AAC files to WAV using iTunes, but I see no button for "convert using" in "edit preferences". Am I looking in the wrong place?
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Add ebooks to iTunes 12 on MacOS Sierra

I can open pdfs and epubs in iBooks, and do see them in the "Me" collection: but when trying to sync them to the iPad, I can only see the ebooks downloaded on from the iBooks Store (I'm on iTunes 12....
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does fully removing itunes from MacOS cause problms?

I get this when I try to do a simple delete (I know how to google and figure out how to remove the software). I want to know though, will removing iTunes break my system and why?
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Casting DIRECTLY from iTunes to ChromeCast

I just got my surround sound system working with bass boost, and I want to cast music from iTunes. Is there a way I can do this? I have Windows 10, Kali Linux and Ubuntu on my laptop, and a ...
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Firefox, Chrome cannot download iTunes?

Problem: [Keep in mind this is before I found out something regarding just downloading iTunes] I reinstalled my OS (Windows 7) because i wanted a clean install like I do every so often (2-3 times a ...
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Use mp3s in iTunes without duplicating them in new library

I have a folder on an external hard drive with my music. I want to use my external hard drive to house my iTunes library, but when I import my files, it begins to duplicate them all in the iTunes ...
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How can I share files in the Music folder across two accounts on a Windows 10 PC

So, my father just got a new Dell Latitude computer and has tasked me to move all his iTunes music (41GB worth) from his old computer to his new computer. To facilitate this I copied the iTunes ...
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Should a Geforce GT620 get this hot while running browser games?

We have a desktop with a Geforce GT620 connected via VGA cable to a single screen. When running simple browser games or using itunes to view films the GPU goes up to a temperature of around 75-88 ...
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How to Access iTunes Home Sharing and SMB Shares across 2 routers and local Networks?

I'm having trouble communicating between devices spread across two routers (i.e. Apple TV to share folders and Apple TV to iTunes home sharing from PC) Hoping someone can help me. I have 2 routers ...
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Is it possible to turn a playlist into an .iso file?

My dad has had a question he's been trying to find the answer to for a while and I tried to help him find the answer but I too have had a hard time. I've spent all day googling for a solution and ...
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What do the blue “plus” icons do next to the songs in iTunes? They disappear after I click them

I am using iTunes version 12.5 in Windows 10. I am looking at my Apple Music list of songs and each one has a blue "plus" icon next to it: When I click on the plus icon, it disappears - what does ...
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Convert WMA to Apple-ecosystem-compatible format (mp3, m4a, aac)

I have a few hundreds wma files that I would like to convert to a different format, mainly because my entire library consists of mp3, aac, or m4a, so all compatible with Apple portable devices, and I ...
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Intermittent Internet Connection Issues Windows 10

I have a Surface 3 that is running Windows 10 Home version 1607. I love the device and it works great for about 99% of uses and applications. However, there have been some pesky "random" Internet ...
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Is there a way to set metadata that marks a song to “Not play when friends are over”?

I have songs that I have in my iTunes library that are not "happy" party songs. But if I have friends over I'd like to just play my whole iTunes library but have an option to turn on that is the ...
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iPad/iPod not recognized in iTunes/Windows 10

I have an iPad 3 and a 4th Gen iPod, neither of which will show up in iTunes on Windows 10 Anniversary Update. I've tried two different sync cables and 3 different USB ports, and I've re-installed ...
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Status “Deleted” on Podcast Connect - what to do?

I am a novice in publishing podcasts, and recently noticed the status of my podcast on iTunes' Podcasts Connect is set to "Deleted". Nothing has been published from my podcast since September, despite ...