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[Also posted in the Apple Support Communities, where it has not received any responses so far.]

iTunes crashes very consistently whenever I try to convert songs to AAC format. Sometimes I can get one or two songs to convert before it crashes, sometimes it's on the first song.

I have had this problem for over a year now, on every version of iTunes since I first installed it. I have tried reinstalling iTunes over itself, uninstalling it and installing it again, etc. I've been through Google and Apple Support Communities multiple times and none of the suggestions have helped.

I am hoping someone has had this problem and found a solution that they can share with me.

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Would this not likely a problem with QuickTime rather than iTunes? – Justsomeguy Oct 9 '12 at 21:41
@Justsomeguy - Very possibly, since I assume iTunes uses QuickTime for conversion, but I never use QuickTime independently of iTunes, so the possibility hadn't really occurred to me. – Heptite Oct 9 '12 at 21:54

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