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

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sym linking iTunes Media -> Music to external thumb drive

I'm out of space on my Macbook Air and thinking about ways of removing things. One idea is to put all my music (~100GB) on a big thumb drive (y, and back it up). I pretty much always have my keychain ...
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What's causing iTunes to randomly display a 4002 error?

Once every day or two, iTunes seemingly randomly displays a 4002 error: This is particularly puzzling to me, as the majority of the time (if not always) iTunes is in the background, and has been ...
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iTunes sync does not delete songs

My wife's iPhone 4 has some albums synced on her iPhone that are not selected to be synced in iTunes. She has "Selected playlists, artists, albums and genres" selected. She is using a wired sync and ...
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iTunes reporting phantom songs on iPhone 4

I've been trying to work out whats going wrong on my iTune library When I was syncing my iPhone tonight I noticed that under iPhone>Music there were approx. 150 songs that were grey with a "sync" ...
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Sharing iTunes purchases

My daughter shares a mac with me and we often want the same songs but have separate iTunes accounts. How do we share our music so we don't pay twice for the song on the same computer?
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How to switch the primary iCloud account on my iPhone 4?

I have recently upgraded an iPhone 4 to iOS 5.1 and when asked i registered it with Account A for both iCloud & iTunes. However i also use Account A on my iPhone 4S and thus wish to switch the ...
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Automatically move old music tracks on iTunes to external HDD

My media are taking most of my internal hard disk drive. I wanted to know if there is a way to automatically transfer music that I do not listen to regularly on my iTunes folder to an external hard ...
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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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iTunes does not copy some photos

iTunes refuses to copy some photos to my iPod with the following message: Some of your photos, including the photo “somefile.jpg”, were not copied to the iPod “iPod” because they cannot be ...
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How to make iTunes video window float on top?

In iTunes you can play videos in a seperate window. Is it possible to make that window stay on top? Preferably without any 3rd party apps?
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Alternative to iTunes for managing videos?

I'm getting tired of fighting with Apple's iTunes to get it to play my non-iTunes media. I've tried the 32-bit trick, and MOV files I remove from the library and add back no longer show up in the ...
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Why won't iTunes let me manually sync PDFs to iBooks?

I have my iPad set to manually manage content (i.e. drag and drop, not sync). I'm trying to add some PDFs to iBooks, but it refuses to let me copy them to my iPad. I can do this with epub books just ...
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Someone else's phone automatically shows up in my iTunes

Someone else had updated their iPhone on my computer in the past, and now every time I open iTunes, it automatically shows their phone in the Device column and not my own (when neither their phone nor ...
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Music disappears from iPod Classic after disconnecting from computer

I've got a somewhat puzzling problem here (or at least, I find it puzzling). I'm going to go into great detail in the hope that it helps someone to point me in the right direction, and also in the ...
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Where can I cancel my newsstand subscriptions?

I recently subscribed to a newsstand magazine. The confirmation e-mail stated that my subscription will be renewed automatically. I don't want this, but I can't find the option to turn this off. It's ...
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Can I safely uninstall iTunes from my Mac?

The only use I ever had for iTunes was updating and syncing my iDevices, but since the introduction of over-the-air updates and iCloud, I no longer have that need. My question therefore is if I can ...
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Mac not going to sleep after iTunes stops playing

Hardware/Software MacBook Pro 17" 2009 Lion 10.7.3 iTunes 10.6 Issue Unlike a lot of posts on the internet, my Mac actually goes to sleep just fine, usually. However, if iTunes was playing ...
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View your rated music, apps and etc. on the iTunes?

I would like to ask, where could I find all my rated music, apps and etc. on the iTunes? Moreover, how could I unrate those items? Thank you in advance. Regards, Arthur
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How do I prevent iTunes from syncing 400 apps to my new iPad?

I just got my new iPad and installed the apps I wanted without first syncing it with my computer. When I connect it to my computer and choose to sync apps, iTunes wants to add all my 400+ purchased ...
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Getting videos directly into the Videos app

I often download videos from online courses on the Internet. When I need to transfer them to the iPad, I have to connect them to a Windows or Mac running iTunes, and drop them in there. Is there a ...
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Is an iTunes card country-specific?

If I buy a iTunes card in Europe, Holland, could I (or anyone who has the key) use it in Australia?
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How can I extract Album Art from a track?

I'd like to use iTunes to extract Album Art into standard image formats (such as .png or .jpg), so that I can back them up in a location external to the iTunes library. How can I do this in iTunes?
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Appstore, turn off password for free apps download?

is there a way to turn off the password requirement when downloading free content from the appstore? I just find it slightly annoying when other app marketplaces don't have that compulsory ...
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How to specify “play next” in iTunes?

When iTunes is playing songs from a Playlist, sometimes I just want to play a song from later in the playlist. Is there a way to load songs into a queue, or to tell iTunes to play another song next? ...
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Is surround sound easy on a mac?

My iMac, Macbook Pro, and Mac Mini all have only one stereo audio output each - none of them have digital audio output either (though perhaps other models do?). Does OS X support surround sound? Are ...
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How can I control iTunes from another Mac?

I've got a Mac Mini running Lion that stores my iTunes library. It's hooked up to my receiver and speaker system, so it's the preferred machine for playing tunes from. I'd like to be able to control ...
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Genius problems with iTunes and Match

I have iTunes (10.6 40) and Match on my mac, as soon as I enabled match my "genius" playlists no longer work. If I click genius on a track that is playing it says: Genius is unavailable for the ...
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How do I find out the applescript commands available for a particular app?

I'm trying to find out if I can get iTunes to do something complex, but don't know what can be scripted. Is there a way to find out what applescript commands an app will respond to?
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iTunes match is on but I can't copy songs from my PC to my iphone without redownloading them on my iphone from the cloud

iTunes match is on but I can't copy songs already downloaded to my PC to my iphone without redownloading them on my iphone from the cloud. Is this by design or am I missing something. Seems like an ...
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How to limit bandwidth of a specific app (iTunes)

I'm currently downloading another series of 24, and I'm also downloading photoshop cs6 beta in Safari. iTunes is steadily downloading 24, several episodes ahead of where I'm watching, but photoshop ...
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Is there a way to re-order a playlist?

I have an existing playlist in iTunes, and I'd like to move some tracks to the top. But when I drag them up, the cursor get a "+", and the tracks don't stay where I put them. How can I move these ...
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How to specify that cover art for a video in iTunes should be a frame from a specific time in the video?

When I add a movie or other video to iTunes, it appears that iTunes selects a video frame from somewhere near the beginning of the video file as the default cover art — and most of the time this ...
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Export iTunes music library information (album, artist, track names) to CSV or spreadsheet format?

Is there a way to export album/track information from an iTunes music library into, say, a comma-separated values (CSV) file, or another spreadsheet-friendly format? I'd like to be able to grab a ...
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Sync iPhone Associated with Library That No Longer Exists

One of the iPhones in our household is associated with an iTunes library that no longer exists. The computer that the iTunes library was on had to be wiped clean due to warranty maintenance. There ...
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Looking for an app to manage an archived music library

My iTunes library is huge, so I am dragging music I no longer listen to, but I'd like to keep out of this into an archive folder. The problem with this, is that the folder structure isn't preserved, ...
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How can I copy a Playlist from one iTunes library to another?

I have one iTunes instance (v10.6.0.40) a Windows 7 PC. I'm having problems copying playlists from there to my Macbook Air's iTunes instance. Here's what I do: On the Win7 machine, I right click ...
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How smart is iTunes or iPhone's shuffle function?

Is iTunes shuffle function is just a programming language random() function or it's smarter than that? Does it use play count, skip count and other parameters to play better songs first?
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How to watch an iPhone rental on a Mac?

I foolishly forgot that renting a movie on an iPhone meant you had to watch it on that phone. Is there anyway to just watch it on a Mac (which is authorised on the same Apple ID)? Not neccessarily to ...
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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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Free app which shows song name in menu bar

There are a lot of apps that show which song iTunes playins in different fancy pop-ups (using Growl i guess) but I need only a song name in menu bar and nothing else. There are NowPlaying and emcee ...
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Where are all those audio files on the iPhone?

My 8GB iPhone 3GS claims, in iTunes, that it contains 3 GB of audio files. However, in "Music" only 1 GB of files show up, in "Podcasts" are another 72.8 MB and there is nothing in "Books" and ...
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How can I get iTunes to use iTunes Store Album Art?

Some of my music in iTunes won't get Album Art via "Get Album Art". (These might be tracks from physical CDs, or that I've purchased a long time ago from other MP3 stores.) I'd like to use the ...
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How can I prevent certain tracks from going to iPod?

I manually put music onto my iPod by dragging albums over from the library in iTunes. For some albums, I don't want all of the tracks to copy over to the iPod - for example, audio commentaries and ...
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How to hide video on an iPad?

So Walking Dead season 1 was a welcomed recent gift, it isn't The Sopranos but it's not bad. But it's pretty graphic. With a couple of hundred hours of Left 4 Dead 2 I don't mind but I don't think it ...
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stop iTunes from auto-playing after import

I drag a movie onto the iTunes icon. iTunes imports the movie, and then begins playing it for me automatically. How do I stop it from playing the movie automatically?
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iTunes or other RSS/podcast reader that can retrieve whole podcast, I.E. transversing pages?

I listen to a podcast* which is in Atom RSS 2.0 format. I subscribed with iTunes, the feed presents 5 entries in each page, and pages are accessible by appending ?page=n, n being the page number. ...
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What functionality of iTunes is not available anywhere else?

I commonly use iTunes to add items to iPods and iPhones. However, I'm using Ubuntu more and more and I'm really liking it. Ubuntu has some apps that replicate iTunes, but some features are either ...
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How to import DVD's to iTunes

I will be traveling long haul over a few times over the next few weeks and would like to watch some TV series I have on DVD, using an iPad, but do not want to have to purchase it again on iTunes. So, ...
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How does iTunes make its decision as to what artwork to provide?

I'm trying to download Album Art by right-clicking a track in iTunes and choosing Get Album Artwork. Sometimes this works fine, but sometimes iTunes finds the wrong Album. As an example, I have A ...
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An iPhone has been detected, but it could not be identified properly

Why do I get the following message in iTunes when syncing my iPhone(s)/iPad(s) to iTunes wirelessly on Windows Vista Ultimate? An iPhone has been detected, but it could not be identified properly. ...