Not only a media player, iTunes manages apps and data syncing to iPod and iOS devices.

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Why does iTunes not recognise a plugged in iPhone on Windows 8.1?

I have iTunes 11.0.4.4 and have just installed Windows 8.1 - iTunes seems to work ok, but when I plug the iPhone in (iOS 6.1.4) it doesn't appear and be recognised. The OS sees the phone and I can ...
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Partition for iTunes

I have a Mac with bootcamp and unfortunately i see myself using bootcamp far too often because I'm a developer and VS2013+SqlServer is way too demanding for my 8gb ram... but i use iTunes a lot... so ...
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What is the default folder structure for an iTunes library?

I have OS X 10.7.6 and I run iTunes 11.1.3. (8) I moved my iTunes library to a NAS and kept the indexing files on my Mac. The folders I find on the NAS looks as follows on the same level in my Music ...
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iPhone 5s - apps, contacts, calendar, and … don't synch from iMac

Relevant harware and software: 27" iMac (earliest version) OS X 10.9.4 (latest version) iPhone 5s (brand new) iOS 7.1.2 (latest version) iTunes 11.3 (54) (latest version) Note: I have no back ...
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iPhone won't sync with my iTunes account

I bought an iPhone 4 online and I'm trying to get my mp3s onto it. I downloaded iTunes on my PC and got them on there, but now I can't get the phone to find the music. I click on Music and it just ...
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Getting Music NOT purchased from iTunes, from an old computer to new computer

I am trying to get my music NOT purchased from itunes into a new itunes/computer (the music I purchased from iTunes is on the new computer). i authorized it but keep getting an error message that says ...
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Changing the default iTunes download directory

Is it possible to change the download directory of iTunes on mac? I use mac OSX (10.8.5) and iTunes 11.0.5. I want to relocate the directory on a external hard disk storage?
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Missing BPM information

I have hundreds of songs that are missing BPM information in ITunes. How do I force ITunes to update the BPM? Please note that deleting and re-adding songs back is not a very good option for me.
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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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Apple TV 3G can't connect to Windows iTunes home sharing library

I'm trying to connect my 3rd generation Apple TV to iTunes on Windows 7 via iTunes home sharing, but when I "click" the Computers icon on the Apple TV, it shows an error message stating that it can't ...
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Synced iPhone to a new computer. iTunes cannot delete music from iPhone

My Mom's iPhone used to be synced to my computer, a Mac. She recently got a new computer, a Windows laptop, so I set that up for her. I did a sync to the Windows laptop and that seems to work fine ...
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iTunes put a “1” at the end of many of my song and video titles. How can I fix this?

I recently consolidated my iTunes Library and now many videos have a "1" at the end of the file name. And weirdly, in the media library, there are two files - one with the "1" and one without. Luckily ...
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M4V video playing sound but not picture

I have a few videos that previously played fine, and now they play the sound but have no picture (on both iTunes and QT). The only thing that I did was to use MetaX to modify the meta data. The file ...
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Apple iPhone 4s charging [on hold]

please tell me is charging iPhone 4s with dock charger is secure or charging with computer through cable is secure?? waiting for reply
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Problems using my Airport Extreme Base Station with an external HD as an iTunes library

I have my entire music collection on an external HD which I connect to my network through a direct USB connection with my Apple base station. I'm finding that iTunes struggles to load the library ...
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Two laptops authorized to play my iTunes library; what can each laptop see?

There are two computers authorized to play my iTunes library; one is my main laptop and I sync my iPhone and iPad to this. The second laptop is an old one which I gave to a friend when I upgraded. I ...
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How to cancel a season pass in itunes

I have moved overseas and need to change my apple ID country. How can I cancel passes I still have open?
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How to transfer/copy Notes from one iDevice to another without using restore method?

I tried using iCloud account. But it did not seem to work. basically, I signed into iCloud on both iDevices with same Apple ID. And making sure Notes was set to on. Newly created notes will show ...
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Is there any way to add an ePub book to iBooks without iTunes?

I purchased a book and have it in ePub and PDF formats. I can easily add the PDF to iBooks from Safari. However, I can't find a method to get an ePub book into iBooks without iTunes. I'm away from my ...
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Can I give something using my iTunes gift card?

I want to give an itunes movie to a friend but can I use the credit I have on my iTunes gift card?
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iTunes now takes up 100% of CPU since updating to 11.3

UPDATE: The issue seems to be at least related to what konqui mentioned in the Comments since I do have a large library of podcasts. However, if this was merely related to re-indexing then one would ...
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iTunes keeps losing iPhone wireless sync

I'm running iTunes 11 on my Mac with an old iPod touch (iOS 5) serving as a jukebox and an iPhone 4 (iOS 6.1) as my main device. Both are set up for wireless synching. When I start iTunes, it ...
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Change m4v type from Home Video to Movie

How can I via the command line change the iTunes Media type from Home Video to Movie? After I convert a DVD to m4v via Handbrake I would like to set the iTunes media type. I can do this manually in ...
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Videos taken on the iPhone will not sync to the iPad

I have several hundred pictures and a hundred or so videos that have been taken with my iPhone 4 and 5s. (90%/10% split roughly). These are all in iPhoto and have imported fine. Everything can be ...
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How to save sync settings in iTunes for idevices?

I'd like to change my iPad content for a business trip. Wondering if there is a way to save all current sync settings for my personal use, ie everything you see in the iTunes tabs, as a configuration, ...
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Wi-Fi sync with iPhone and iPad fails often

When I try to sync my iPhone or iPad via Wi-Fi it happens very often that the symbol of the device disappears after iTunes is telling me that it's searching the device. After a couple of minutes the ...
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Why won't iTunes stream 320 kbps audio across a network?

My iTunes library, that's shared on our network, has some songs that have a bit rate of 320 kbps. These songs will not play when I try to play them from a client computer - accessing them through the ...
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iTunes match will not upload any unmatched songs

I've got a few audio tracks (hypnosis audio CD's which I imported into iTunes) which iTunes can't match and tries to upload. However it iTM gets stuck on stage 3 and never uploads these files. I ...
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Getting a folder with pdf documents to iphone/ipad, read anotate the documents and get them back

I try to transfer a folder with many PDF documents to an iphone/iPad, read and annotate the documents and transfer everything back without changing the hierarchy in the folder. Is there any way to ...
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Why is the coreaudiod daemon using 5% or more CPU?

Every time I listen to music on iTunes or VLC, I notice that the process coreaudiod causes an unusually high CPU usage (5% or more). Are you having the same issue? What's the reason for such a high ...
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Sync applications between several countries' stores

I have a problem with managing purchases from different stores. As you know, Apple doesnt' provide the one global store for purchases made in different countries and some applications are published ...
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How Can I Copy a Video to iPhone and Send It Over iMessage?

I'm trying to send to video I made with my previous Windows Phone over iMessage, but after syncing it to my phone with iTunes, it shows up as a movie. I can't select it from the messaging app, ...
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ITunes is locked

I have installed iTunes on my Macbook-pro successfully today. But the display shows that iTunes is installed but locked and cannot be used for writing. How to unlock and use the iTunes software for ...
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Random songs appearing in my iTunes music library after activating iTunes Match

After enabling iTunes match, my library is cluttered with hundreds of tracks which I don't own / haven't downloaded. They have the "cloud" icon on them which makes me think they are either from iTunes ...
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Why does the iTunes artist list jump to start when i scroll it?

I updated my iTunes yesterday, along with Lion, as did alot of other people. Now I've been experiencing some weird behaviour. I have my iTunes setup like above. I usually browse to artist by ...
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How can I restore my device with simply ipsw file and iTunes?

I want to restore my iPod touch 4 gen. using a previously downloaded .ipsw file from the web instead of iTunes trying to download it again. I have tried putting the .ipsw file in the ...
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How do I disable iTunes 11 (Mac) album opening animation?

In iTunes 11 on Mac, there is album opening animation. How do I disable it?
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Install iOS 5.1.1 on iPod touch 4th gen not jailbroken with current iOS 4.1

I have an iPod 4th generation which is never jailbroken with iOS 4.1 and want to update it to 5.1.1. I downloaded the .ipsw file. On clicking ⌥ alt/option + Restore in iTunes (10.7) and selecting the ...
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Are old podcast episodes removed from the iTunes store?

Today I realized I sort of abandoned podcasts a while ago, and I went to the iTunes store to look for good ones. Every podcast I looked at, though, only displayed some of the more recent episodes. I ...
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Does iTunes want us to delete podcasts from the list?

So after the Podcasts.app for iPhone got another update today, I once again got stuck with trying to manage my Podcasts, and once again it drives me crazy. Currently I am wondering this: In iTunes 11 ...
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iTunes: show ALL artists

The artist list displays all artists that appear on at least one non-compilation album. Is there a preference somewhere to change that to display all artists, i.e. including those that only appear on ...
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iTunes: making it remember the last song and position

I have a big collection of music. I thought it would be so natural to remember the last playlist, the last song (and possibly also the position within the song) that I played before I closed iTunes, ...
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My iPhone's Album Art is Wrong. How can I fix it?

All the art in my iTunes app is wrong. I pay for iTunes Match, but it's disabled on my phone. (It has been enabled in the past.) What can I do to fix the art?
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Sync iTunes library with Dropbox without letting iTunes organize the folders and files

I have an old MacBook on which I'm using iTunes to listen to my music. What is important to me is that I organize the folders and filenames of my music manually, i.e. I have the box "Keep iTunes Media ...
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How can I make soundtracks with one artist sort as soundtracks in iTunes (and iPhone)?

Most of the soundtracks in my iTunes library have the Album Artist tag "Various Artists" and so they all appear together in the V's in Albums view. A few soundtracks have only one artist (composer) or ...
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Song cannot be played on this iPhone

I have recently added a number of songs to my iTunes playlist (all mp3s). When syncing them over to my iPhone I get an error saying that 'X track cannot be played on this iPhone'. What could be the ...
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How to recover data from iPhone backup files WITHOUT the info.plist, status.plist, manifest.plist, manifest.mbdb, and manifest.mbdx files?

I have iTunes 10.5 and Mac OS X version 10.6.8. I would like to restore my iPhone from backup. iTunes detects all my backups EXCEPT one, which happens to be the backup I want.  I looked in the ...
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Applescript to set Track Comment to Rating

I'm trying to develop an applescript that sets the comment tag to the track's rating. i.e., if it's a 3 star track, I want the comment to say "3 Star". tell application "iTunes" set theTrack to ...
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Change volume of airport using the master keys, not itunes volume slider

My roommate recently bought an airport express, and I love it. Minus the fact that when I'm blasting music and someone wants to talk to me, I need to open iTunes and either lower the volume or pause ...
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Import songs from CDs with two or more sources

I have a problem with CDs that, when recognised by iTunes, give you a window in which you can choose one of different sources from which you can import one in particular. For example: Default Album or ...