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

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Frequently synchronizing iTunes library between Macbook and PC

I have about 80 GB of songs on my Macbook Pro and my PC Desktop. I sometimes buy music during my travels and import it to my Macbook. When I process my DJ Tracks, they're added on to my PC. I want ...
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Why are only some songs on my iTunes account transferring to my iPhone?

When I first added songs to my phone, all of them were there. Then today I noticed some songs were on the iTunes library but not on my iPhone. On iTunes I have 311 songs but on my phone there are only ...
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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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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 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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New iPad Home Sharing for Purchased Content

Here's my setup. I purchased a HD movie (my first ever!) from the iTunes Store onto my Mac mini. iTunes on this Mac mini is configured for Home Sharing. Now, when I launch the Videos app on the new ...
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iPad sync by iTunes works with Lion but not Snow Leopard

When I hook up my new iPad to my MacBook Pro (running Snow Leopard) with iTunes, I can sync contacts and my calendar but not music or podcasts. There is no error message, it just doesn't transfer the ...
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iTunes only syncs last album added to iPhone

I have iTunes set to manually manage the music on my iPhone. In the past this has worked without trouble. I went through my music and picked albums or songs and just dragged them onto the iPhone. When ...
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Connecting Apple Remote app to iTunes on PC

I wish to play music on iTunes on a PC (Win7) through Apple Remote app on iPad (the new one/3). I manage to register Remote, that is, enter PIN, but on iPad my iTunes library doesn't have name, and ...
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iTunes won't sync song

I have my iTunes library on my external hdd and added a track to an playlist. Everything goes and works fine in iTunes, I can play the whole song from begin to end (also in other applications on ...
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iTunes 10.6.1 wrongly syncing apps again?

With iTunes 10.5 there was an issue, that you couldn't disable app syncing with your iPhone, without wiping all apps from the device. Then with 10.6 that got fixed, and I could transfer music and ...
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How do I fix inverted colours in video thumbnails in iTunes and on my iPod Touch?

Most but not all of my videos in my iTunes library (in iTunes on my Windows XP desktop, and on my iPod Touch 4th Gen running iOS 4.3.5) show inverted colours in the still preview thumbnail. They play ...
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Some photos fail to synchronize with my iPad

I have a large collection of photographs and I want to synchronize a selection of albums, totally around 2500 photos, ranging in file size from 400KB to 7MB, with most of them around 5MB-6MB. Only ...
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How to adjust Smart Playlists so they work better on iOS device with iTunes Match

I have a smart playlist that has all songs with a play count over 20 that haven't been played in the last 6 months. On a computer, the playlist is set to limit it to 25 songs, selected by random. On ...
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iTunes Match: Lossless tracks in two locations

Is there any way to have my Lossless tracks in two places, and not have iTunes have them show up as duplicates? Basically, I've got my full iTunes library at home, and I've got a subset of that at ...
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Disable automatic iTunes music stop when switching to Youtube on iPad

I am listening to some music on my iPad, from iTunes. Sometimes I switch to the youtube app, because I want to just watch some scientific videos (mostly text and images, no sound or useless music), ...
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iTunes interrupts shutdown

I'm on Lion. Everytime I try to shut down my laptop, I get a popup that tells me that iTunes has interrupted the shut down. When I try to shut down again (without quitting iTunes, or changing ...
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iTunes slow to read from SD Card in Macbook Air

I've recently bought a Macbook Air and I'm using a 64GB SD card to store my iTunes library there, so iTunes is constantly reading from the SD Card. The first times I used it I was quite disappointed, ...
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You have changed the settings for the XXXX. Would you like to apply these changes?

I have 3 iPhones and 1 iPad. These devices are listed on the left column on my iTunes on the mac. Suppose I have the first iPhone selected on that column. Every time I select another one, I see 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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How do I make sure a download is paused even though the network is not available?

Say for instance I have 10 downloads (podcasts) queued in iTunes. I click "pause all" of them and shutdown the computer. Now I move to a place where internet is not available. It still tries to ...
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Most content does not sync when upgrading 3gs (iOS 4) to 4s (iOS 5)

I tried upgrading to an iPhone 4s. After starting the phone, I chose to restore from iTunes and it told me to connect via USB, which I did. It went through what appeared to be a normal sync process, ...
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iPad update/restore fail with one machine, success on another

Interesting problem I can't find anything about: I have my iPad synced with my personal MacBook. Backups work, as far as I can tell (list of backups in Preferences window), and apps update, etc. ...
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How do I keep the iTunes Video Window from resizing

When watching videos or podcasts in a separate window in iTunes (10.4.1) OS X Snow Leopard, my preference is to place them at the bottom right of the screen. This is so I can keep browsing and working ...
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how to make songs in playlists not get deleted when i purge my itunes music library?

I have playlists in my itunes library. Now the problem is that once in a while I'd liked to clear my itunes library (because sometimes it will have multiple copies of the same file especially when i ...
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Is it possible to “un-lose” an iPad sync configuration in iTunes?

This morning, when I went to sync my iPad 2, iTunes appeared to have forgotten its existence (apart from, as I discovered on examining the restore option, a couple of older backups), and wanted to set ...
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iTunes home sharing gets disconnected after a while

I'm using iTunes home sharing between two Windows 7 64bit PCs and one MacBook Air, over a private VPN using Hamachi. It works great, but after playing the music for about 30 minutes ~ 1 hour, the ...
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How do I disable “iTunes Home Sharing”?

Whenever I launch iTunes, I see my computer appears listed among those offering Bonjour services (e.g., by iStumbler), with an entry for "iTunes Home Sharing" even though I have unchecked "Share my ...
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changes made to Apple account wont apply!

I changed my birthday in my apple id on the computer on the apple website because I entered it wrong and now I am trying to subscribe to a podcast but it wont let me: 1) Its explicit (Just swears ...
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Transferring data from iPhone 3GS to iPhone 4S using iTunes 11.3.1 - set up as new or restore?

I'm using an iMac with the latest iTunes (11.3.1). My iPhone 4S is currently on IOS 7.1.2 I've been using my iPhone 3GS for a few years now & I recently just got an iPhone 4S. When I got my 4S, ...
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How to update apps in iTunes 11.3?

I'm on OS X 10.9.4, with iTunes 11.3.1. I got a new phone and am trying to get it set up on a new mac. Previous to this, I already sync'd the phone to an older mac (to get all my old apps and data ...
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Create iTunes URL for iOS app for all territories given iTunes ID?

We are having sharing apps with a single iTunes link. Our iTunes links don't work in all territories even after removing the country reference. For instance, this app's link works in the US but not ...
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Itunes Keeps deleting my podcasts

I like to download podcasts to my ipod to listen to them at work or at the gym. However, after I have listened to them, once I sync my ipod with my computer, it deletes the podcasts that I have played ...
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iTunes Artwork screensaver disappears on mouse move

The iTunes Artwork screensaver lets me choose an album to play from my library, but the moment I start moving the mouse the screensaver disappears (after a second or two) making it impossible for me ...
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iPhone via USB sync error - “MuxClearPipeStall Can't clear pipe stall 2” and Error 0xE8000070

This error has occurred every now and then for several users, in the form of sync-over-USB not working, iTunes failing to recognize the device, etc. A few examples (admittedly old) are here: ...
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How do I backup my selection of music in my iPod?

I have a collection of music in my drive that exceeds the capacity of my iPod. Thus, I can't have it all on it, and I just did a hand-picked selection. The problem is, my iPod is old and it's not so ...
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transfering phones

I am using my sisters old iphone, we did not restore it. Do I need to get an icloud or will it still back up to her icloud? She upgraded to a 5 and her icloud backed up her phone
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iphone 5c syncing with samsung laptop

how do I sync music from my iphone to my wifes ipod and her Samsung phone, using our Samsung laptop we have separate iTunes accounts - can I share the music on those accounts then manually sync the ...
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Keyboard shortcut to navigate to a connected device in the Device tab in iTunes

I have my iPod connected to my desktop and tend to play music from the device when traveling. I know that to navigate through the Library tabs you use CMD + 1, CMD + 2, CMD + 3. Is there a similar ...
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Home sharing only works one way

I have two Windows PC's With iTunes installed. They are logged on With two different Apple accounts. I turn on home sharing on both computers using "account1". On the computer I'm logged to With ...
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How to get “iPad is disable…” to go away so I can enter my passcode?

I had forgotten my password on my iPad and entered it incorrectly too many times. It now says "iPad is disable connect to iTunes". I've had this problem before and it went away, allowing letting me ...
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Why is the last 30 seconds of every song in a specific album void of audio on my iphone?

I have iTunes Match and for the most part it's awesome. I happened on a bizarre issue a few days ago though. The music in Every song of 1 particular Album (Cake - Prolonging the magic) is gone. No ...
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How to transfer iPhone playlists to computer?

I've previously made all my playlists on my computer. However recently I made a few playlists on my iPhone and when I synced the phone to my computer the playlists didn't show up in iTunes. How can I ...
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Paying in different currency on iTunes

I am a Brit living in France, but all our money comes in from the UK. It would suit me to paying in sterling rather than in euros and to be on the UK iTunes site. Currently iTunes will only accept ...
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Choose what to sync to iPad from iTunes server without using desktop iTunes

So I'm sitting on the couch and I realize that my iPad doesn't have a particular movie that my son is looking for. Ok, no problem I tell myself, I'll just go into the Videos app and transfer it from ...
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iCloud won't transfer manually added music

I have 2 computers on which I listen to my music: a Macbook Pro (which I consider to be my "main" computer for my music library) and a Windows 7 desktop, for which the music library was originally ...
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Does iTunes erase the content that I have in my iPhone 4 (which are contents from an iCloud backup) when I sync?

Recently my laptop broke down and I sent it to repair, but now that it's back my whole iTunes library is gone. I don't mind erasing my music since I do have a backup of it. I'm currently backing up my ...
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External drive in constant use the moment a track from it is added to iTunes

Adding tracks to my manually managed itunes library takes ages. I've noticed that the drive goes into a "constantly-in-use" mode (from the blinking led and spinning noise) the moment I drag a track ...
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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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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, ...