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Spotlight search iTunes Match

Back before I used iTunes Match, I enjoyed being able to search my library via spotlight. Now it seems that this doesn't work anymore. I guess this is because the music is not stored locally, but ...
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iTunes Match: download on mobile device

I am considering buying and using iTunes Match. Is it possible to configure which songs will be available as a cached download on my mobile devices? It so, how? As a smart playlist or via "download ...
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iOS music replacement apps for iTunes match and dock connector for car radio

My holy grail right now is an iOS music app that meets these two criteria Supports iTunes Match Works with my car's Made for iPod radio Currently, I am using "Track 8", which supports iTunes Match ...
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iTunes media quality and DRM? [closed]

Finally iTunes Store has come to Russia so I have multiple questions that I can't find the answers actual in Q4 2012 and I pretty new to some special Apple services. Which quality have media ...
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Fails to upload song and starts back at Step 1

I just added two songs to iTunes. They are long songs (60 minutes long) and are about 150 MB each. (The iTunes Match limit per song is 200 MB.) I added them to iTunes, and when Match tried to upload ...
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Purchase iTunes Match in countries that do not have it?

Can I change to the US store in iTunes and purchase iTunes Match and then after the sync switch back to Swedish store in iTunes and still have access to iTunes Match?
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Will using iTunes Match with a large music library use up all the storage space on my iPhone?

I have 100 GB of music on my MacBook Pro and I have an iPhone 4. If I sign up to iTunes Match will all this music flood my phone?
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Using Itunes Match as backup

I have a dilemma, I have over 80GB of music on my computer and I want to free up some space. I am looking at using iTunes Match as storage for my music instead of having it on the laptop but I have a ...
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High quality music in iTunes Match

I have some very large, high quality music files that I have downloaded from other services (e.g. Beatport) and these files are 1411 kbps, or about 10 MB per minute of music. I have been considering ...
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How can I get explicit versions of songs from iCloud?

I use iCloud / iTunes Match and have just discovered that all my lovely songs with explicit lyrics have been replaced by versions with clean ones. In some instances it's fine, and it doesn't bother ...
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iTunes Match turning off occassionally

I am experiencing weird problem with my iTunes Match subscription. Ever since upgrading to iOS 6 my devices spontaneously turn off iTunes Match this happened twice so far: First shortly after ...
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How to fix songs still waiting in iTunes Match?

I've recently refreshed my iTunes library and, as a result, decided to delete everything in iTunes Match and re-upload just to make sure it's all current and correct. It's a large library (nearly ...
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How do you cancel 1000's of iTunes Match downloads on the iPad without swiping each one?

I accidentally asked iTunes to download all my music from match to the iPad. There are 2500+ songs in the queue now and they won't download before my flight tomorrow. The music downloads are blocking ...
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Why is my iOS 6 device missing all iTunes Match playlists?

After upgrading to iOS I don't see any iCloud playing list in my iPhone. The lists are OK in iTunes on my two OS X devices but not on the iPhone. In the Music settings: iTunes Match is switched on ...
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How to replace mp3 files with m4a versions in itunes?

A few points before I get into my question/issue: I am not looking for a way to convert file formats. The library and all music is located on another Mac on the local network (so it is not indexed ...
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Are songs streamed from iTunes Match stored somewhere on the Mac hard drive?

I've installed iTunes Match and started to stream some songs. I was just wondering, where are they stored during streaming?I have a MacBook Pro, with Mountain Lion.
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iTunes Match looping step 1 (Mountain Lion)

I upgraded my MacBook (mid 2010, 13.3in) to Mountain Lion, and ever since then iTunes Match has been stuck on Step 1: Gathering information about your iTunes library. It will fill up about 60% of the ...
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Why does iTunes Match hang on Step 3 on files it has already processed?

I recently loaded a few hundred files into iTunes, and it's going through the paces of matching and/or uploading those files. But I've run into a problem, the process becomes stuck on Step 3 and never ...
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Songs available in iTunes match is different to Mac

When I update iTunes match on my Mac it tells me 8,257 songs are available in iCloud. My Mac's and iOS devices all have 8,238 songs. • A smart playlist of "matched" plus another one of "unmatched" ...
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Keep two people's music separate under one iTunes (Match) account

My wife and I both have large music collections. We share my iTunes Store account, but she has her own iCloud account. We recently had cause to add her music to iTunes Match. To keep our music ...
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Using iTunes match on a computer that has two libraries

I was thinking of subscribing to iTunes Match. I share my computer with my sister who also has a iTunes library. She has no interest in iTunes match what so ever but I don't want her songs in my ...
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iTunes Match: Matched songs are now Uploaded and I can't download the 256kbps version of songs

I subscribed to iTunes Match yesterday and let matching process run overnight. This morning, most of my tunes were matched. I wanted to upgrade my matched 128kbps bitrate tracks for iTunes Store ...
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Corrupt iTunes Match files

I have an iPhone 4S (v5.1.1, jailbroken with Absinthe). I have been having lots of trouble with iTunes Match lately. Sometimes when I download a song, it will not play in the iPod player. I tap a ...
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What happens if you stop iTunes Match subscription?

If you cancel your iTunes match subscription, what exactly does happen? Can you still download the songs you matched already, but cannot match any new ones? Or can't you download any song anymore? ...
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iCloud - two songs, same album - one Matched, one Ineligible. How to fix?

I have 250 songs marked Ineligible, and I can't figure out why. They are all 128kbps or greater, way less than 200MB, all Protected AAC audio files purchased by my ex. I am authorized on his account ...
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Is iTunes Match supposed to slow my phone down so much?

Ever since I enabled iTunes Match, I feel like Music.app on my phone has become somewhat unreliable, and cumbersome at best. When polling for the full list of artists or albums (much less songs), it ...
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How do I use Automator to add files download via Transmission to iTunes?

Here's the setup… Computer A - Running Transmission - placing files in a Dropbox folder - Uses iTunes Match to load music from Computer B's iTunes library - Is always running Computer B - Shares ...
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Can I delete my audio collection after syncing it with iTunes Match?

About a year ago I switched over from using iTunes to Rdio. It's been fantastic. Since everything is in the cloud, I can simply "add" albums to my collection rather than having to go through the ...
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iTunes Match uploading slowness with eventual error -9810

After several weeks now and still in dialogue with Apple third tier support still haven't resolved an upload problem, can anyone help? I have around 12,500 tracks out of which iTunes Match found ...
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Where does iTunes Match store songs on my iDevice?

I know in a regular situation (without iTunes Match), the music is stored in /User/Media/iTunes_Control/Music. However, all of my FXX folders are empty. Does iTunes Match cache files in a different ...
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Is there a way to view one's iTunes Match content online?

After having removed a song from iTunes (and having selected "remove from iCloud") checkbox, my iPhone believes it still can downloaded from the iCloud. I wonder, if it's possible to view one's ...
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Is it possible to initiate “delete from iCloud” from iPhone?

I know, from within iTunes one can chose to remove an item from iCloud. Is the same possible from the iPhone? Say you imported an album full os songs and don't like one or two and would like to ...
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Signing up to iTunes Match in a country that doesn't have it

I am really digging Apple's iTunes Match and would love to get it. However, I am living in Sweden where you can´t subscribe to it at the moment. I have found that there is a workaround for it, by ...
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How does the technology behind iTunes Match work?

As you probably already know, iTunes Match is a paid service provided by Apple. With iTunes Match, all your music — even songs you’ve imported from CDs — can be stored in iCloud. So you can access ...
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Genius problems with iTunes and Match

I have iTunes (10.6 40) and Match on my mac, as soon as I enabled match my "genius" playlists no longer work. If I click genius on a track that is playing it says: Genius is unavailable for the ...
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iTunes match is on but I can't copy songs from my PC to my iphone without redownloading them on my iphone from the cloud

iTunes match is on but I can't copy songs already downloaded to my PC to my iphone without redownloading them on my iphone from the cloud. Is this by design or am I missing something. Seems like an ...
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Apple lossless through iTunes Match to iPhone?

I have some songs that are encoded in Apple Lossless on my MacBook Air. They are in iTunes Matched. When I add the songs I get 256 kbps. I cannot add via iTunes because I have Match enabled. If I ...
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accidentally deleted entire iTunes Match music library - is there a way to recover?

I'm slightly panicking here. I don't keep local copies of songs in my iTunes library, instead streaming them on demand via iTunes Match, to save space on the SSD drive. In certain situations such as ...
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How do I mark songs as Explicit in iTunes to make them match correctly in iTunes Match

I have a few CD's that I ripped a while ago that are in my iTunes library, that have an explicit label. They play fine on my local computer. The problem is, these ripped CDs are not marked as ...
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iTunes Match and syncing iOS device with iTunes Library

Is it possible to have iTunes match turned on, on my device/itunes. And then sync songs from my iTunes Library to the device. At the moment my internet connection is very slow, so downloading all the ...
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How do you download new songs when “Show All Songs” is off?

When you enable iTues Match, you have a "Show All Songs" option. When it's on, the label text states: All music that has been downloaded or that is stored in iCloud will be shown. When you turn ...
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Can iTunes Match recognize songs recorded from analog sources (line-in, cassette, vinyl LP, or FM radio), or only digitally-extracted CD audio?

This question about converting cassette music for an iPod inspired me to ask: Can the iTunes Match service provided by Apple recognize songs recorded from an analog source, such as recording via ...
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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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Is the iTunes Match Limit for ALL Songs or just Matched Songs?

On the iTunes Match page, I see this text: iTunes determines which songs in your collection are available in the iTunes Store. Any music with a match is automatically added to iCloud for you to ...
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How can I update iTunes Match from the command line?

I use iTunes Match to access my iTunes library at work. I added some new music to my library (back at home) recently, but I forgot to run the "Update iTunes Match" command to ensure that the songs ...
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Unknown Error Occurred (-54) Enabling iTunes Match

I just added my Apple ID to a new MacBook Pro and tried to turn on iTunes Match. This is the error I get: The only info I can find indicates this is a connection error, but I can connect to other ...
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How can I use iTunes Match but keep my music videos not from iTunes?

I currently have my iPad set up to utilize iTunes Match for the music on there. But in my iTunes, I've got a fair amount of music videos on there from sources other than iTunes. Is there any way to ...
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How to fix iPhone that displays artists out of order in the music App?

This seems like it might be related to my switch to iTunes Match. My Music App displays the artists out of order. Other lists, like Songs and Albums, are sorted correctly. At the start of the list ...
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What does iTunes Match think a specific track is?

I have one track of an album that got matched, while the other 22 didn't; therefore, I'm sure that there must be a compilation with this track that iTunes Match knows about. How can I check which ...
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Can I Use iTunes Match To Stream My Library To My MacBook?

I've got iTunes match, and my whole library is backed up in the cloud. Is it possible, with the service, to host my music in the cloud, delete my whole local copy that takes up a whopping 50 GB on my ...