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Adding external photos to iPhone library in correct order

The last 3 years I've been making photos on my iPhones which have now turned into a nice collection on my phone. I love looking at those photos as they are all sorted by date, which is nice to scroll ...
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How can I merge iTunes libraries while keeping metadata?

A tale of my iTunes libraries: Getting songs on the iTunes store on my mid-2002 eMac (Mac OS X 10.1 Cheetah installed, 10.2 Jaguar updater thrown in the box) Updated to 10.3 Panther, then 10.4 Tiger ...
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406 views

How to transfer iTunes library between user accounts on Windows?

I have Windows 7 and the latest iTunes. My original user account, where my library is, seems to have contracted a virus so it's sky-rocketing my internet usage. I created a new user account, but I ...
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Shared Music and Photos

We are just transitioning to Mac computers having used PCs for many years. (We both use iPhones & share an iPad.) Our new hardware setup is 27" iMac (1TB HDD) for wife's home office, 15" retina ...
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248 views

Multiple iTunes libraries - podcasts merged after 11.1 upgrade?

I use two iTunes libraries (Windows7x64, shift-key on iTunes launch) to manage content for several different devices (iPhone 4S, iPod Nano, iPad2), and have been doing this for a couple of years. ...
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73 views

Library sharing suddenly stopped working

I have three Macs on the same local network, all running iTunes 11 (one running 11.0, the other two running 11.1). As of today, suddenly none of the computers' libraries appear on any of the others as ...
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983 views

How can I post a photo to instagram that was on my computer and not taken from my iPhone?

I want to use a photo from my computer and put it on my instagram account. The problem is that when I go to choose the picture, its not shown in the list of images in the /DCIM/100APPLE folder. I ...
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How to get iTunes 11 to Group by Album Name

tl;dr Is there an easier way / hack to get iTunes to display albums by album name? Currently it splits albums up by artist, then sorts the album names A-Z. Going through and manually changing the ...
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2k views

How can I backup my entire iTunes Match library to an external disk?

My built-in SSD is relatively limited when it comes to storing all my media files, which is why most of my iTunes library lives in the cloud via iTunes Match, for streaming on demand. In the near ...
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191 views

Itunes Library main vs shared

I recently moved by itunes library from my pc to an external hard drive and updated to itunes 11.0. After doing this, when I click on my music I can see two separate libraries. One is just under ...
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iTunes Shared Libraries on iOS

I have a number of iTunes users in my household, and most of us choose to share our extensive iTunes libraries over the local network. This is all well and good when I want to listen to something on a ...
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1answer
2k views

“The iTunes library file cannot be saved. A folder was specified instead of a file.” …what?

I just updated to iTunes 11. Now I get this error: Huh? Some Googling turns up people with this problem in iTunes 7 & 8. That was a while ago. They suggested various things, including ...
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173 views

Transferring iTunes library after Windows upgrade broke link to some songs

I replaced my hard drive and upgraded from Windows Vista to Windows 7. Some of my songs were in one (or perhaps a few) folders which no longer exist. The songs exist in a new location. I know I can ...
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1k views

Same iTunes Library between networked Mac and PC

I have a home network that contains computers with both Macs and PCs. I'd like to use the same iTunes library on all of the machines, so I moved the library folder and all of the media to a network ...
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4answers
9k views

Can iBooks be synced from an iPad to a new computer to save my documents?

I formated my Mac after a few years of work and forgot to do books backup because iPad was lightly used. As a result all my books stuck on the iPad and if I want to add some new from a computer it ...
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5k views

How to manage remote music library but at the same time have some music still on the MacBook (preferably in sync)?

How can I keep my whole music library on my NAS and comfortably access it and manage it there and at the same time have a music selection locally stored on my MacBook that I can manage while away and ...
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4answers
2k views

How to replace an MP3 or M4A in iTunes with a higher quality file, without having to re-do playlists containing the track?

I have in my iTunes library some songs that, years ago, I ripped from CDs at bit rates of only 128kbps. Storage is cheap now and I'd like to replace those songs with higher-quality versions (e.g. ...
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3k views

How to rebuild iTunes Library with altered file locations without losing playcounts|ratings etc

My iTunes was set to make copies of all the music that it imported and keep it's own library within the iTunes folder. I wanted to delete my original files but deleted my iTunes copies instead. Now I ...
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2answers
1k views

Alternative to iTunes for managing videos?

I'm getting tired of fighting with Apple's iTunes to get it to play my non-iTunes media. I've tried the 32-bit trick, and MOV files I remove from the library and add back no longer show up in the ...
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1answer
216 views

Can I Have Multiple iTunes Libraries?

Is there a way for iTunes to have multiple distinct libraries? The actual problem I'm looking to solve with this question stems from my desire to use iTunes Match. It would appear that I can't use ...
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3answers
972 views

Move iTunes library from Windows XP computer to Windows 7 computer

On the old laptop, I just changed the library location from the default C: to D: I also did a consolidate and now I have the entire music, movies, iTunes folders, etc. in my D: drive, and want to move ...
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Is there a way to set multiple artists for one song?

I have an album that contains many songs, some of which are performed by several artists. I do want all the songs to appear under one album in the albums, and when I am browsing by artists, so under ...
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How can I store my iPhoto Library and iTunes library in Lion Server (Mini) and access it via my MBP?

My iPhoto and iTunes library is taking up most of the space in my 128GB SSD MBP. I'm considering to buy a mac mini to store all of my media for iPhoto and iTunes libraries and sync a few of my ...
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1answer
876 views

Invert selection in iTunes?

I converted many media files in iTunes to be suited to iPod. Now I have all the selected files along with the converted files (unselected). I now want to invert selection so I can easily delete all ...
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1answer
530 views

iTunes 10 file directory organization in Windows

I'm pretty new to iTunes. I have a video series that I want it to be imported to iTunes and be organized in this hierarchy: Artist->DVD No. and Title->Lesson No. and Title The files are now ...
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3k views

iTunes to iPhone cannot sync parts of the iTunes music library

I'm using iTunes on Windows and I have my Music Library. Recently I added some music (Mafia II soundtrack I purchased with the game) to the local iTunes Library, but the neither the Artist, nor the ...
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1k views

How to point an Apple TV to an iTunes Library on a NAS?

I have my Apple TV linked to my iTunes library stored on a network storage device by linking to my laptop. I would like to point my Apple TV directly to the iTunes library on the storage device ...
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1answer
464 views

two itunes libraries - one on external hard disk

I have a macbook pro as my everyday machine, but since my music collection was getting big and my hard disk is small, I decided to utilize an external hard disk that I had and was not used for ...
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2answers
1k views

Recreating iTunes library from a .itdb file?

My Windows laptop (and HDD) have died, taking with it iTunes and my music. Things could have been a lot worse, but I fortunately have a back up of my mp3s. However, I have lost the iTunes library ...
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799 views

Sharing music in the iTunes library with multiple accounts and iOS devices

My wife and I both have iOS devices (some iPods, an iPhone, soon an iPad), which means that both our iTunes libraries have not only music, but also apps, podcasts, iTunes U stuff, etc. How could we ...