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

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automate app launch at midnight ?

How might I use Automator or Applescript to launch iTunes at midnight, and kill it at 5am ? (This is the only time when I have unlimited bandwidth.. rural sat-based ISP.. ugg.) Thanks.
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What a major lag with syncing contacts on iphone!

I have iphone 4s (7.1.2 ios), itunes 12.0, Mac os 10.10 (Yosemite) I have connected iphone to macbook and in "Info" section checked "Sync Contacts" that means upload contacts from iphone to computer ...
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Install iDevice drivers but not iTunes?

I have a Windows PC that doesn't have iTunes installed, because I don't want it. But I still want to be able to use other software to transfer data from my iPad, which means I need the drivers for it. ...
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Are links in Podcasts show notes supposed to be “live”?

Most podcasts have show notes that describe the individual episode. In iTunes, you can see these show notes by clicking on the episode, then clicking on the "i" at the right of the episode ...
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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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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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iTunes: Moving iTunes Files (Self Managed)

I'm trying to move all my music to another drive and I don't let iTunes organize my music for me. I moved the "iTunes" folder to my external and I also moved my Music folder which is also outside of ...
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Keep iTunes library in sync on OS X and Boot Camp (Windows 8)?

Is it possible for me to keep my iTunes libraries in sync with each other on OS X and Windows if so how? My iTunes library is stored on a network share made available via AFP and SMB. Is it possible ...
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iTunes Match Songs Don't Appear on iPhone

My iPhone 5S says it has synced with iTunes Match but some music is missing from the iPhone. I have Show All Music turned on. Is there some way to debug what is happening?
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iTunes Sync Error

Starting up iTunes on my Win 8.1 computer to sync via USB connected to my iPhone4 immediately brings up the message The iPhone can't be synced. An unknown error occurred (-54) Any ideas how to ...
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iTunes error: Could not allocate a resource

I'm getting the error "Could not allocate a resource" in iTunes whenever I connect a device. I've seen this as a possible fix: sudo rm -rf /var/db/lockdown/ I've tried that and restarted my machine ...
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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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Continuing a “stopped” iCloud restore on iOS

I was restoring my iPhone 5 to the latest iOS and chose restore via iCloud. The restore process - especially for apps - was frustratingly slow and actually stopped frozen after a while. After trying ...
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How to easily delete duplicates from iTunes

Over the years I've accumulated a fairly large iTunes library, with a number of duplicates (for instance, I have compilation CDs which have some songs I already had from the original CD, etc.). Is ...
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When does it help to restore an iDevice using iTunes, as opposed to “erase all content and settings”?

There are two ways to factory reset an iDevice: On the iDevice, open Settings > General > Reset > Erase all content and settings. (Reference) Plug in the device to a computer, open iTunes, and click ...
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How can I get my albums to sort by track numbers in iTunes 11's expanded view?

I've been trying to figure out why my track sort order is wrong in iTunes 11. I have track metadata, and sorting by Album in the songs view works fine, but in the expanded view my tracks appear in ...
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What is meant by iTunes Barcode?

Is it a kind of UPC Barcode or something else and what are it's uses?
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How do I delete all Music off my iPhone library so nothing appears?

I’m having problems deleting all my music off my iPhone. I have deleted the music through iTunes and tried to delete it on on my iPhone but it still shows the track and just has the download symbol ...
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Can I re-download an audiobook that I purchased from iTunes again?

Apps purchased from the app store and songs purchased from iTunes can be downloaded again by going to the purchased section in the respective app and clicking the cloud button. Neither app shows the ...
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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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Create a new iOS backup without deleting the previous one

When I go into iTunes and do a manual back up now it deletes the previous backup (as seen in Preferences > Devices > Backups. Is there a way to create a new backup without deleting/over-writing ...
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Will iTunes match download all my music to a new hard drive?

I've been thinking about weather to use iTunes match, but not for syncing to all devices as I'm happy with what I have on my iPhone and have iPod with all songs on. What it would be useful for is to ...
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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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Can I copy files between 2 different iTunes libraries within iTunes?

I want to create 2 iTunes libraries on my Windows 7 PC so that my wife and I can separate our music and more easily sync to different iPods. However, we also want to be able to share some of the ...
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How to get music from USB to iTunes on Macbook Air

I saw a similar question to this that was answered clearly, though mine is a bit different. So I put my USB in, have iTunes open and I went up to file and did add new playlist and chose the file from ...
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Extract Camera Roll from iTunes backup

I had to restore a friend's iPod because they forget their passcode and they lost their camera roll. I can't restore FROM a backup, as the backup has the forgotten passcode on it. Anyways, on my Mac ...
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Fetching upcoming iTunes album releases

I would like to track album releases for a group of artists. I could just loop over all of them and check to see if they have any releases since the last one, but it would be much more efficient if I ...
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Macbook Air mid 2013 on Yosemite hangs

I have come across this problem several times now before I finally decide I should try and be doing something about it. Basically this seems to be happening when I am multitasking with iTunes playing ...
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If I'm storing music and movies in iTunes, does it free up space on my Mac?

My Macbook has 250 GB hard drive but I'm at 220 GB of movies and music. If I transfer those files from my Mac to iTunes will if free up space on my Mac?
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What actually happens during “Waiting for changes to be applied” and “Waiting for items to copy”?

There are literally hundreds of threads on dozens of different internet forums about iOS devices that get stuck on "Waiting for changes to be applied" and/or "Waiting for items to copy" while syncing. ...
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Music app that integrates well with Synology NAS

I'm looking for music software that will work well integrating with a large (~1TB) music collection on a Synology device. Requirements: Fast searching Fast connection adapts happily to NAS being ...
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Error correction disabled. Will iTunes report errors it encounters?

Environment: Windows 7 and iTunes 12 Situation: I want to import a 33-disc audiobook. In Import Settings, there is a checkbox for correcting errors (such as due to dust and scratches). I know that ...
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Find My iPad setting prevents restore

I'm trying to restore my iPad because the screen passcode was changed and cannot be remembered correctly. When attempting to restore from an iTunes backup, an error message says to first turn off Find ...
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How to transfer ONE photo FROM PC to iPhone 6

From time-to-time I want to transfer only one or a very few photos FROM my PC (Windows 7) to my iPhone (currently an iPhone 6). I can find plenty of advice on how to transfer from the iPhone to the ...
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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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How to sync music from old PC to new PC?

I have a new iPhone 6 and need to get my non-purchased music from the old iPhone 4S to the new phone. When I connect to iTunes on the new PC (with the old phone) and select Sync Music I get the ...
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Cannot see the individual tracks of an audiobook

Environment: iTunes 12 / Windows 7 I'm importing the CDs for an audiobook. So far I've imported two of thirty-three. Before going further, I want to see the list of tracks for each imported CD. But ...
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Transfer mp3 files from Mac to iPhone Music app using iTunes 12.0.1

I have not done this for a while. The iTunes version 10 or so was quite intuitive to do this task. The current iTunes version does not seem so obvious anymore. Any instructions would be ...
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iTunes says this computer is not authorized

I have a iPod touch, iOS 4.3, running iTunes 10 on Windows 7. I had an iTunes store without a credit card, because I didn't intend to buy apps anyway. So today I plugged in my iPod and iTunes told me ...
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How do I get purchased and ripped music from my Iphone to Itunes when it won't sync the traditional ways

Okay, so I have a BUNCH of music on my old IPhone and my best friend wants to convince her mom to let her have it. First, I want the music off it, because they're my favorite artist. Also randomly I ...
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iTunes 11 does not sync apps updated OTA

With earlier versions of iTunes, if I updated an app OTA, the next time I synced my phone, iTunes would download the new version to my local library. However, this does not happen anymore. I have to ...
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When my iPhone is hooked up to iTunes, I can't sort music by Album

iPhone 5s iTunes 11.2.2.3 Windows 7 OS I synch on my Mac Pro at home... When I get to work I have to use a Windows machine. I authorized my iTunes app on my work machine. When I view my iPhone ...
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Can apps purchased from one Apple ID be shared between multiple iTunes libraries?

We have a number of iDevices in the family, and each user has their own Apple ID. Also, each person has their own computer to sync apps and other content. If I purchase an app for my iPod, Can I ...
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Is handoff / continuity (iOS 8) supported in iTunes?

I'd love to be able to control my currently playing iPhone song from my Mac. Does anyone know if handoff / continuity is supported in iOS 8 Music.app?
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How do I sort/recover deleted items on Mac?

So I'm a DJ and I was going through my music files in Itunes when I made a bonehead mistake of deleting about half of my music library! Now I go to my Trash Bin in hopes of being able to recover those ...
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iTunes disable command by trackpad

Since a few months, iTunes is listening to the track-pad fingers command previous and next (3 fingers swipe) even if it's not the active application (ie: has focus). This is extremely annoying when ...
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How do I link to a specific podcast episode in iTunes?

How do I link to a specific podcast in iTunes? I went to the iTunes page http://www.apple.com/itunes/?cid=OAS-US-DOMAINS-itunes.com but I can't search for the podcast. When I search for it by name, ...
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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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Import music into iPhone without deleting everything

My OSX crashed and I installed it completely new (no backup). Now I wanted to import some music into my iPhone and it seems it is not possible. Every time I get the warning that everything get deleted ...
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Downloading songs from external hard dirve

I'm using an external hard drive to download songs to itunes. When I'm done syncing, I get a message saying my ipod cannot be ejected because some of the files are being used by another source. ...