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

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Can I bypass iTunes Parental Restrictions on iOS devices?

I currently have all my DVDs ripped and stored on a Windows Media Centre box. I am considering moving over to iTunes, and to grab an Apple TV. This also would allow me to watch my movies on my ...
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Apple Remote still works on Mac Mini even after pairing another remote, then disabling

Just added an Apple TV, right next to my Mac Mini, taking over its TV functions. Of course, at first, "Play" on the Apple TV remote would cause the Mini to start playing random iTunes selections. So ...
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Can iTunes songs be transferred from one account to another account?

My son, who's now an adult, has been using my iTunes account (I don't use iTunes) that I created for him many years ago and he's accrued a large legal iTunes library. He will be leaving home in the ...
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Handbrake x264 encodes .m4v/.mp4 not accepted in iTunes

It seems like every once in awhile, when using Handbrake to encode a DVD rip to x264 with either the mp4 or m4v extension, I can't add the resulting file to my iTunes Library. When dragging and ...
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I have an Apple ID but it is not associated to App Store. I have tried to associate it, but it wont let me without a credit card. How to proceed? [duplicate]

I have got guidance on how to create a new Apple ID that wont use a credit card, but could not find a way to associate my existing Apple ID (with my main email) to App Store without inserting a credit ...
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My iTunes sync completes, but my iPod doesn't get any music. What can be done?

Device : iPod Shuffle 2nd Second Generation OS : Windows 7 64 bit My steps were as follows I checked the "Sync only checked songs" Even though i checked some songs before syncing, i did ...
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How do I re-download songs I purchased on the iPad, after formatting the iPad?

I formatted the iPad and lost my songs. Is it possible to re-download songs I bought via iPad?
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Burning songs to a virtual CD

I have a playlist of 180 songs that I downloaded from the internet. I imported it into iTunes, but all the data for the songs was put into their name. for example: 001 - artist - song title was put ...
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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 total playtime by artist

Is there an easy way to extract metadata from iTunes? I want to know how much a certain artist has been played (for each track, playcount * track length.)
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iTunes can not find music anymore after changing IP address of NAS

I have a problem with finding my music again in iTunes after the IP address was changed of my NAS where all my music resides. After switching internet providers, I changed the layout of my home ...
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iTunes Podcast Rejected by Apple

I am trying to submit a podcast to iTunes for the first time, and thought everything was going well, but I just got a rejection email: Dear podcast owner, The podcast located at the URL shown ...
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Should I use the same Apple ID for iCloud and iTunes?

Should I use the same Apple ID for iCloud and the iTunes store? My immediate assumption was "sure, of course, keep it simple", but today I read the following recommendation: One potential problem ...
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Is there a way to disable Genius updates in iTunes?

Is there a way to prevent iTunes from performing Genius updates each time it launches? I don't use this feature, and the process seems to slow down the process of getting access to the store and ...
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Can I Enter Sleep Mode While Downloading File?

When I try to enter my rMBP into sleep mode while downloading file via iTunes U, the downloaded file is aborted. Is it possible to enter sleep mode while keep downloading the file? EDIT: Until I find ...
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How do I have two copies of iTunes using the same library?

I recently bought a MacBook Pro and I already have lots of media on my iMac. I don’t want to eat up the HD space on the MacBook Pro, but I also want to be able to use iTunes on my MacBook Pro with all ...
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Can I use my MacBook Air to sync with two different iTunes accounts?

I recently bought a MacBook Air with OS X Lion. I have an iPad (iOS 5) and my wife has a iPhone 4S. We each have our own iTunes accounts and that's the start of the problem! I successfully opened ...
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Album purchased in iTunes but not in library

Immediately after pressing "purchase" for an album in iTunes, a number "1" quickly flashes next to download icon at bottom of screen. However, album never shows up in "purchased" or "downloaded" ...
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Pausing downloads in iTunes on Windows platform

I have used many iterations of iTunes to download videos on Windows platform . However , only one iteration of iTunes the pause option did what it said , it paused the video to the point where I ...
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How do I stop the play/pause keyboard buttons from launching iTunes on Mountain Lion?

The play/pause keyboard buttons always launch iTunes. I want to use a Subsonic client, Thumper. The buttons control Thumper correctly, but I want to prevent iTunes launching. There was a hacky ...
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I don't want to lose my data on my iPhone, can someone help?

I got an iPhone 4S not too long ago, maybe a month or so. I already have it set up and I bought all of my music on iTunes. I am getting a MacBook Pro soon, and I want to load the music I have on my ...
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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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Wireless Headphones Launching iTunes

I recently bought a set of Logitech H800 headphones for my Mac. Any time I connect them via bluetooth, iTunes launches. Is there a way to stop iTunes from launching just because I've connected a ...
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How do the sync processes for iTunes and Apple's Podcast app integrate?

It's unclear to me how to acquire and manage podcasts in Apple's Podcasts app, especially how the syncing of podcasts using iTunes works with that app. As others have reported elsewhere, the ...
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How to access apple support forum on “This username … is already taken, please choose another. Another has been provided” message?

See screenshot: This username "*" is already taken, please choose another. Another has been provided. If I enter a different forum username it tells me that the account is already associated with ...
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How do I perfectly sync my contacts with gmail?

when syncing my contacts between my iPhone and itunes/gmail, although i'm warned about how many contacts are going to be added/modified/removed, there's no way for me to know what is actually going ...
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iTunes - what playing now notifications [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: iTunes track notifications for Mountain Lion I want to turn on iTunes notifications on Mountain Lion? Anybody knows how I can do this? Growl dosn't work :/
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iTunes intermittent freeze/crash: how can I diagnose the problem?

I have an ongoing but intermittent problem with iTunes. Sometimes after starting iTunes or after plugging in an iPhone, iTunes will cause my Mac to become unresponsive. I'm having trouble reproducing ...
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Override iTunes “media” keys (play, pause, etc) for Spotify?

Is it possible to set Spotify as the default program when the "media" keys (play, pause, previous, next, etc) are pressed on the Mac keyboard? For the most part when Spotify is open, the "media" ...
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Sync iPhone and dead mac

I have an iPhone 4 loaded with data (apps, contact, and photos) iOS 4.x (not using iCloud), This phone was synced with my iMac and worked fine... Suddenly, my hard drive crashes. All my data was on a ...
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Downloading previous purchases in iTunes says “Buy”

I'm trying to download previous iTunes purchases to a computer. The following warning comes up. I know how to deal with authorizing the computer, but what I'm concerned about is the "Buy" button. ...
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Stop iTunes from opening when a device is plugged in?

Since re-installing OS X (10.8), every time I plug in an iOS device iTunes opens up and shows an error message: iTunes could not connect to the iPhone "..." because it is locked with a passcode. ...
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Does Time Machine check that old backed up files are present and not corrupted?

My only copy of my (large) iTunes library (and all my personal files) is on my MacBook, and I was thinking about using Time Machine to back it all up to an external hard drive (a Western Digital ...
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View iTunes store in a browser

I'd like to be able to get the same view into iTunes U in a web browser, instead of iTunes. Major reason - to be able to open multiple tabs, make bookmarks etc. However when I open iTunes URL in a ...
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Is there any application to control iTunes using a GUI over its own dock icon

Do you know any iTunes controller application which uses its own dock icon as a GUI widget to include play/pause, next, previous buttons? Or is it possible to build one easily? If dock icons does not ...
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iTunes automatic downloads log-in prompt

The iTunes on my secondary computers (i.e. the computers I don't sync my iPod and iPhone to) are now prompting me twice to 'log-in to my iTunes account to enable automatic downloads' before I can play ...
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How do you import AVI Files to iTunes?

How do you import AVI Files to iTunes? I know there is a program that lets you do it and automatically names tv shows and stuff, but I cant think of the name, Does anyone know of a program that does ...
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How can I search for an iTunes App Store app by SKU?

I'm getting some strange results in my LinkShare affiliate report for sales made through the iTunes Store App Store: multiple sales of the same SKU but for different Sales amounts. I'm not aware of ...
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Moving iTunes library after crashed Windows drive

I've read many questions and answers here about moving iTunes libraries between computers and drives. My situation is a little different though. I have (had) Windows XP with iTunes installed on C: and ...
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Why can't I update to iTunes 10.6 via Software Update on Lion?

I'm currently running OS X version 10.7.4 and iTunes 10.3.1 -- I noticed iTunes 10.6 has the coveted full-screen mode, but I've updated everything in Software Update and there is still no mention of ...
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Subtitles in videos don't appear on iPad?

I've searched around for an answer to this, but I can't seem to find it. Perhaps someone here can help? I've created several M4V files through Handbrake from a DVD I own, and added them to iTunes. ...
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Batch rename Tracks in iTunes

I am using iTunes on a Windows 7 system. Is there an easy way to bath rename the tracks? I have an audio book I am importing and it is fine but I want to make sure the tracks stay in order and the ...
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How can iTunes be configured to play TV Show audio over AirPlay speakers?

iTunes 10.6.3 shows the AirPlay icon when playing music purchased from the iTunes Store, but not when playing TV Shows purchased from the iTunes Store. The setup: MacBook running iTunes 10.6.3 ...
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Cannot connect to iTunes Store in Mac OS X Lion without any error messages

I can no longer connect to the iTunes Store on my Mac. My iTunes is from 10.6.3 (now updated to 10.7.4). When I try to connect to the iTunes Store, the following error is occurring and indicating no ...
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Possible to rip a DVD as an iTunes film?

Is there a way to rip DVDs so that iTunes plays the DVD exactly like as if you playing from a disc. I mean so that it has the menus, and extra features like audio, commentary, subtitles, and deleted ...
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Getting the whole iTunes not found list

When I sync iTunes with a device I get the standard list of items that didn't sync because they weren't found. My question is that this dialog (pictured below) is neither resizable nor do the entries ...
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How to sync two ipods to one mac?

so, my sister and I both just bought the ipod touch 4G. She installed and downloaded her apps from the Itunes. I've purchased some items in my ipod in the store where I bought my Itouch. Then, the ...
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Prevent iTunes from showing video preview frames

By default, iTunes video podcasts display their album art as preview frames, rather than the embedded album art that ships with the file. I have been manually replacing the image with each new ...
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(Batch) moving iTunes songs to ~/Music/iTunes/iTunes Music/Artist/SongName

I have three albums by Jack Singer. They are in ~/Music/iTunes/iTunes Music/Jack Singer/SongName. I also have one album by Jack Singer and his band. Those files are in ~/Music/iTunes/iTunes ...
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Launch Genius via AppleScript

I would like to launch a Genius playlist for the currently playing song in iTunes via an AppleScript. A prerequisite would be for the script to work when iTunes is in full screen. And ideally, it ...