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

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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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How to find out which files currently in my iPod would be deleted or modified if I synchronize it?

The brief version of my question is pretty much what the title says: How can I safely determine which of the files currently in my iPod would be deleted or modified if I synchronized it in iTunes? ...
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Play count / Last played statistics intermittently don't update in iTunes

I have an iPod classic (160GB) which I sync with iTunes 10.6.0.40 using automatic syncing. Generally, when I plug the iPod into my PC via USB, all of the Play count and Last played statistics update ...
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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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iTunes 10.5.1 Missing Multiple Album Art Arrow

So prior to iTunes 10.5.1 the album art viewer in the bottom left of iTunes always displayed arrows on either side of the bar to flip between multiple covers for that particular album. However this ...
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Adding artwork to video files extremely slow in iTunes

I am using Handbrake to create ATV2-compatible video files using their included preset. After importing these files into iTunes, when I try to add artwork to them it seems to rewrite the entire video ...
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Sync Music but Manually Manage Videos on an iPhone?

After switching to wi-fi sync with iOS 5, I've been running into problems with it syncing videos that are already on the device. It slows things down too much, so I thought I'd try manually syncing ...
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iTunes 12 didn't read id3 tags on Windows

My Hard drive and backup image drive died at the same time. My Music was all stored on a third HD (Thank goodness) but I lost the itunes Database. I've re-installed with iTunes 12.2.1.16 With Windows ...
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How can I see my purchased history of IOS apps that are not FREE?

All of us, these days downloaded ton of apps including myself. I bought a lot of iOS Applications in the last a couple years. Some of them are free, and some of them are not. I want to see the list ...
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How do transfer mp3 files to iPhone that is configured with iCloud Music Library

I subscribe to the Apple Music service. When I connect my phone to my iMac and open iTunes on the mac and go to the Phone and select Music settings I get "iCloud Music Library is On" iPhone can ...
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Can't use Apple Music with 2 OS X user accounts?

My wife and I share the same Mac desktop. We have 2 separate Mac user accounts and iCloud accounts. But once you sign in with one Apple Music account, it locks the computer. Any workaround?
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Why is iCloud Music Library silently deactivating itself?

The most relevant post is this one: iCloud Music Library can't be enabled However in my case, I don't get any error back, it simply disables iCloud Library by itself, seconds after I enable it and ...
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Dislike track or playlist recommendation

On iOS I have the option to tell Apple Music that I don't like this recommendation. In iTunes this functionality doesn't seem to be present. Is this indeed not possible within iTunes or am I missing ...
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Music from Cloud gets in the way of the original AAC on Itunes

I have a big itunes Music collection with high quality original rips from CD on an external harddisk. It used to be on the comnputer. I have the problem now, that since this displacement from the Mac ...
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Opening a playlist from a different country?

I'm trying to open a playlist I saw on twitter (https://itunes.apple.com/us/playlist/made-of-cocaine/idpl.27f9313c33104fb2a5dec76e3694ea63), when I follow the link, iTunes opens on the "New" tab, and ...
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Song Ratings (Stars) Missing in iTunes!

I routinely rate songs on my iPhone in the Music app with the 1-5 star system. I just plugged my iPhone into my computer and saw in iTunes (on the "Music" tab under "Devices") ALL OF MY SONG RATINGS ...
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Apple Backup encrypted format specs? I need to decrypt part of a backup (for which I have the key) that iTunes won't restore

An odd one here: Encrypted iTunes backup backup completed successfully Key stored in the Keychain (since the first backup of this device a long while ago) Also stored in PasswordSafe and both ...
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Can I sync non Amazon books from the iPad Kindle app to a PC?

I downloaded a mobi book directly to my iPad to the Kindle app, which does not sync with Amazon. I read the post "Syncing non-Amazon purchased eBooks between Kindle, iPad, and iPhone 3" (on: Syncing ...
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How to run diagnostics on iPhone?

My iPhone currently has me stumped. It's an iPhone 6 running the latest iOS. I have a Mac running Yosemite and the latest iTunes. I can't figure out what's wrong, so a diagnostic method would be ...
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Episode description not showing in iTunes or on the Apple TV

I have added descriptions to my episodes using Subler and for some reason neither iTunes or the Apple TV shows it correctly. iTunes shows it in the episode list but not on the info page. The Apple ...
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Is there a way to copy music from one computer to another using itunes and keeping them in sync?

Is there a way to copy music from one computer to another using itunes and keeping them in sync? My understanding of how apple does their stuff is so confusing when you come from a windows/linux ...
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Applescript play track does not add to “Up Next”

I'm having an issue with the play command. It seems that if I use this command to play a song within a playlist, it will play that song and then stop. What I'm seeing is that it will play that song ...
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How to restore iPhone backups without a SIM?

I have an iPhone 5 with a damaged SIM slot. How does one restore an iPhone using file backups made from iPhone 5 without having to insert a sim card or using Xcode? Using the MDBACKUP files or ...
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Moving iTunes folders from W7 to W 8.1

I can't seem to get any of the myriad of approaches offered by Apple's sites, or others, to successfully get my 80gb of iTunes files moved from a Windows 7.0 to 8.1 PC. Using a Toshiba 500gb usb ...
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App-specific sound output devices

I am looking for a control / app for sound output control which has function that allows me to have selective sound output for any app that plays sound or music. Examples: I am playing music in ...
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How to turn off iTunes match on a device if subscription is expired

Can anyone tell me how to disable itunes match from my iPhone 5 if my subscription has expired? I have all of my music saved to my computer in iTunes but when I link my phone to sync music I am ...
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Viewing the Apple ID in iTunes' app list?

I'm using Windows 7 and I'd like to be able to group my apps by Apple ID, but there is no option from the list view: If I browse to the directory using Windows Explorer I also cannot see the Apple ...
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Quick Look audio distorted

When I play a song in Quick Look it sounds oversaturated and distorted. If I open it, it sounds great. What can be happening? I noticed it with Mp3 at 320 kbps. With WAV and AAC it does not happens. ...
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How to upload videos to iPhone and iPad using any Mac or Macbook that I have? (not tied to one Mac)

It seems that nowadays, the only time I hook up my iPad or iPhone to a computer is when I need to upload some videos to the Video app on iPad/iPhone so that I can view them offline. I started ...
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Shuffle by album disk in iTunes

How I shuffle by disk in iTunes? Would I mean is if an album has 5 disks, I like each disk to treated as a separate album only for shuffling purposes. I think setting the sort album to disk ...
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Renaming iTunes music physical folders

I'm trying to rename folders containing iTunes music files. How to safely update iTunes library to avoid missing tracks? The reason why I need to rename folders: The music files are on a USB drive, ...
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How can I stream iTunes movies to TV via Chromecast

I want to watch my iTunes movies on the TV via Chromecast. I've actually found something called TunesKit could do such a thing. But I still need to know whether it's possible to configure this ...
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Only two categories visible in purchased iTunes

I have two movies, plenty of apps, and two books purchased. I set up Family Sharing with my mother's MacBook Air and she bought a movie (on my credit card). She's already watched it, but I don't see ...
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How do I load shared music onto my son's iPhone?

I have home sharing and family sharing active on all devices. When my son signs into iTunes (v 12) on our iMac (Yosemite), he can see my music library. However, we cannot figure out how to put the ...
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iPhone 5 problem, “No Service” and not being recognised by iTunes

I've recently purchased a second hand iPhone 5. They demonstrated the phone making calls before I purchased it. Unfortunately the phone isn't being recognised by iTunes, and is also very frequently ...
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Does Home Sharing require Internet access for movies?

Experience already tells me the answer is 'yes', but I'm curious if anyone has a reference. Recently, my cable internet went out. I think: no problem, I've got all kinds of purchased movies and TV ...
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Family sharing, some clarifications needed

Recently we've set up family sharing. Now my SO has done an in-app purchase. So far no issue. But when I told her she was a little upset that there was no way to make the payment herself. Because ...
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Streaming music is sometimes noisy

Sometimes when I double click a downloaded .pls file to launch a music stream in iTunes, the music is REALLY squelchy. It literally hurts my ears. If you have ever heard an old Telephony modem, it ...
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Itunes not synching mp3s in playlist to Ipad

I'm using smart playlist synchronization to store just that segment of music on my iPad that I like to listen to often. However, since the update to 8 or 8.1 or thereabouts, for some reason the ...
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How can I get rid of a podcast?

I am desperately attempting to get rid of a podcast, but iTunes continues to resurrect it. The podcast I am trying to get rid of is the NBC Nightly News (Video). These are the images of what it looks ...
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How to download course collections from iTunesU in iTunes 12?

I have difficulty in downloading video content of course 'collection', those with notebook looking icon in iTunesU. As usual I click 'subscribe' button 1, but only the pdf files are downloaded. ...
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How can I filter iTunes songs with spaces in them?

When I use the iTunes library text filter option to search for love with, I get the song I'm in love with the hero but also several hits for song titles where the words love or with appear separately. ...
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Sync indicates music on phone, phone says no

I celebrated Christmas earlier this week with some family, and recieved an iTunes gift card. I wanted to re-make an entire playlist for my phone, so I did. However, my phone won't let me sync because ...
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iPhone is not syncing

Well I have an iPhone 5. It wasn't updated and it wasn't syncing then i updated and still it does not sync. I do not purchase my music in iTunes. I get it offline. I download about 5 songs and it ...
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Syncing Desktop iTunes Library to Laptop

I have a Hackintosh dual booting Windows 8.1 and Yosemite. The two OS's share the same iTunes Library. Every time something new is added in either OS, I would like to be synced to my laptop's iTunes ...
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Can't remember the password for an old Apple ID and I'm not getting the password renew email?

For some reason, iTunes has suddenly decided it won't let me sync tunes onto my ipod which were bought with an old Apple ID (even though the email account is still active and linked to the new Apple ...
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iTunes could not back up the iPhone because the backup could not be saved on the computer. Please Disconnect and reconnect Iphone and try again

Hi I'm Running Yosemite on Macbook 5,1 Late 2008 2.0GHz with SSD for apps and HDD for data. I'm Trying to back-up my iPhone on the computer but i'm not able. I tried restarting both computer and ...
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Is there a way to transfer a book from an iPad back to iTunes?

I have an eBook that I downloaded and then manually synched to my iPad. I have managed to somehow delete the original file from my laptop, and so I cannot synch the book to my phone to read there. It ...
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Can't change purchased itunes videos to have media type other than Home Video

I have a number of files on my new Mac mini, imported into iTunes (12) from an external drive that had been serving as storage for my previous iTunes library on an old laptop that is now defunct. For ...
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iTunes will not add some mp3 files

I own several albums from the same band and want to import all of the .mp3 files into iTunes (v. 12.0.1.26). However, iTunes will not add a few songs from 3 of the albums. All of the other songs were ...