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

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iTunes track notifications for Mountain Lion

In OS X Lion there was the preference (via a Terminal command) to enable iTunes track notifications that were displayed as a popup in the dock. So far it seems as though Mountain Lion does not allow ...
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Will jailbreaking my iPhone 4s allow me to copy songs manually in iTunes (or other software)?

I want to be able to manage my music manually on my iPhone, but it's currently synced with a no longer available computer and won't let me re-sync with another computer without completely erasing my ...
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What exactly does “erase and sync” mean in iTunes?

This is one of the scariest, vaguest warnings I've ever seen. In my case I don't mind if it erases all of my songs and re-syncs with my new computer, but I sure as hell don't want it erasing ...
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iTunes 10.6.3 opens every time I put in an audio CD

In system preferences> CDs & DVDs I have everything set to ignore. Yet iTunes still opens every time I put in an audio CD - is there a way to turn this off? As a follow up in iTunes > Preferences ...
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Restoring iTunes/iPhoto Libraries After a Clean Install

I have an iMac i7 that's got a collection of files, settings, etc. that's the culmination of being transferred from past machines (originally an iMac G4, then a PowerMac G5). I finally decided to ...
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Transfering files from PC to ipad 3 with out using itunes [closed]

Just got an Ipad3 and want to transfer files from PC/Win7 to Ipad 3 with out using Itunes.
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iTunes: move location of imported items

I have about 23,000 MP3 files which I have imported into iTunes with the "Copy files to iTunes media folder when importing" setting unchecked. Now I need to move the location of these files - just ...
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transfer apps from iPhone 4S to iPad 3 using iTunes 10 on a PC

I have an iPad 3 and a iPhone 4S both logged in with the same Apple ID. I have downloaded about a dozen apps on my iPhone 4S and would like to transfer these over to my iPad 3. I have connected my ...
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How do I list iTunes apps by the account that purchased it?

I've got more than one person downloading apps to my iTunes, and so I'd like to list all apps purchased by one account (meaning the same email address). How can I separate apps like this? I can't seem ...
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WiFi Sync iPhone on new MacBook Pro

I am able to sync when the iPhone is connected by cable, although its not possible through WiFi. On my previous mac, the iPhone would be visible in iTunes at all times while both connected to WiFi. ...
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iPhone Backup Restore Ate 30 GB of HD Space - How to Clean

Restoring my iPhone backup ate about 30 GB of hard drive space. I had to keep up with it deleting files the whole time it was running. Not much fun. I'm guessing it extracted a bunch of files ...
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Add podcast-like chapters to audiobooks

I have a number of audiobooks that are very long (10 or more CDs). I don't like having them all in separate files because when you leave and come back, you're scrolling through hundreds of files to ...
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iTunes library access not consistent

I have an iPhone 4s, iPad2, and AppleTV3 My problem is that, my iTunes library on my PC doesn't consistently appear over all my devices (on my phone and ipad, I am referring to Apple's Remote app). ...
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Can I transfer purchased content from an iPhone to an authorised PC

Ok so on computer 1, I have setup my iPhone, authorised computer 1 and downloaded some content from iTunes, and put this onto my iPhone. I have just authorised computer 2, can I transfer the data on ...
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Move iTunes content from one machine to another

I have moved my (smallish) iTunes library off my MacBookAir onto a NAS drive. This works fine. Now I want to move songs from my large iTunes library into the new library and just have one library ...
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iTunes can only perform one task at a time

Ever since updating to the latest version of iTunes on my dual core mac mini, iTunes can only perform one task at a time beach balling the entire time. For example if it is downloading a podcast, and ...
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How can I make the new Podcasts app update iTunes played status?

I currently have iTunes set to sync all unplayed episodes of all podcasts to my iPhone. (I'm a bit behind - there are nearly 70 of them.) Today I downloaded Apple's new Podcasts app, and was pleased ...
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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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Sync two iPods with one iTunes library

I have one iTunes account and I have one iPod. My daughter now has an iPod too. How do I get the music from my iTunes library to her iPod?
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export photos from iphone4s using itunes without icloud

How can I export photos from iphone4s using itunes without icloud? I need this feature because I'm using Windows XP and I don't want to jailbreak.
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Is there a way to switch between two folders for iTunes Media, especially for Macbook Air or Macbook Pro for limited storage?

For Macbook Air and Macbook Pro, with SSD, the drive might be limited to 128GB or 256GB. The drive also might have bootcamp for Windows, so that will further decrease the drive's size for Mac. When ...
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iOS iTunes Store app changed podcast page formatting

The podcast page format changed recently. I was getting a format that listed the episodes in order and at right would be "download" button to download that episode to the Music app. Now it's a down ...
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Global hotkey to change iTunes ratings

Is there a global hotkey or keyboard shortcut to change ratings in iTunes for the current song? Some other applications (e.g. Amarok on Linux) have this and I'm missing this functionality from ...
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Display and change ratings in iTunes Mini Player

Is there a way to display a song's ratings from the iTunes Mini Player? I know that I can right click in the display and view/change the ratings from there. Can the ratings be added to the Mini ...
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Can I automatically copy a directory after iTunes rips a CD?

I'm after a simple way to back up the directory created by iTunes when it rips a music CD to add to its library. Is there any way to have iTunes use AppleScript somehow to copy the directory across ...
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Sync/transfer TV Shows and Movies from iPhone to Mac? [duplicate]

I have just updated my Mac to Lion and started using iCloud. Next thing I want to do is update my phone to iOS 5, but I want to backup all my purchased TV Shows first. Some of them are purchased on my ...
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Synchronize from iPhone to Mac

The situation: My HDD crashed, I didn't have any backups. I get a new SSD. I had my iPhone synced with the old HDD as usual. The problem: How can I sync Apps/Music/Podcasts from my iPhone (where ...
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How can I have my Mac mount a network drive when an application launches?

I outsourced the storage for my "iTunes Media", "iTunes Music" and "Mobile Applications" using symlinks onto a network drive. I didn't outsource the complete media library because of performance ...
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In iTunes, is there way to switch easily back and forth between tracks in two different playlists or library parts (say podcast and music)?

Use case: I often want to toggle between a podcast and a music playlist in iTunes. Say, while ironing I listen to a podcast, later when I do computer work I switch to music, then when unstacking the ...
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How does iPod reproduction counter works?

What triggers iPod reproduction counter to add +1? It is currently visible on iTunes and I was wondering if you have to listen untill the very end or a good portion of it, say half way through. I ...
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Issue when syncing iPhone to iTunes when adding movies

I'm having some trouble with my wife's iPhone (4 running ios5.1.1). First what works If I plug it into iTunes (10.6.3) it will sync happily, backup happily and appear to work. I can also change ...
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How to make full back up of iPhone?

With iTunes popupmenu I have just restored my iPhone from a backup from March 2012. However all my apps made with Xcode was sadly not restored. How can I back up everything? Besides Xcode apps, ...
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iTunes 11: Viewing albums by Date Added?

I buy music on a regular basis, so it's important to me to be able to see what albums I've just added to my collection. That way I can listen to my new purchases easily, without having to remember ...
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How do I revert iTunes contact sync?

I first upgraded my operating system (Windows Vista) and then iTunes. During the upgrade, I accidentally chose contact syncing should prefer my Windows' contacts over my iPhone's contacts. Now I've ...
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How do I create and save multiple iPhone backups in iTunes?

I had a near death experience this weekend. After purchasing a new 13" MacBook Pro I migrated all my data from my old MacBook Pro over to the new one and in the process with iTunes ...
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Sync a computer as an iPod: Is a way to sinc one computer's iTunes library from another in the way of an iPod available?

My computers do not have sufficient hard drive space to store my iTunes library (movies rake up space so fast!), so I have stored my iTunes library on an external hard drive. I would like to sync ...
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Can iTunes reveal which songs are currently on a device?

How can I get iTunes to show at a glance which items are already on my iPhone. I'd like to add some new tunes to my iPhone, but find myself adding songs that are already on the device. I start ...
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How do I get songs previously purchased on my old iPhone onto my new iPhone?

I just got a new iPhone as my old one was broken. My old one was a iPhone 4 and this new is a 4S. Now I purchased songs from on my old phone and when I look at these songs on the iTunes music store it ...
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Can I select music from my iPhone/iPad and it plays on my Samsung Smart TV

The title says it all, but to give a little more detail. What I want to be able to do is to sit on my sofa, and select music via my iPhone or iPad and then that music is played on my TV (which is ...
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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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Rent movie on iPad, watch on Laptop or Apple TV

I rented a movie on my iPad but there isn't enough space on it to download the movie so now I'm trying to either watch it on my AppleTV or laptop through iTunes, but I can't seem to find how to do ...
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How to remove unsupported format podcasts from iTunes download queue on iPad/iPhone

I tried download some video podcast episodes a few days ago but the iPad displayed a message saying it can't download them because they were in a format it couldn't read. The problem is they are now ...
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First Sync my iPad. Warn to have my iPad data deleted. Is it real?

I want to sync the apps of my iPad on my iMac. iTunes warns me about the loss of the data stored on my iPad. Is this real? Can I make a backup of my iPad, Sync the Apps and then get my data back on my ...
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Reinstalling my Windows machine and wanting to preserve iTunes backups

Is there a way to preserve the backups from all my iDevices stored into the iTunes folder - photos, audio notes, SMS etc. and move them to the new Windows installation. Is this possible? How?
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Managing giant eBook collection with iPad after iTunes update broke compatibility with Calibre?

In an effort to upgrade security, a recent iTunes update broke functionality to Calibre - my favorite eBook management tool. Now I am without a way to effectively manage my eBook collection in a ...
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Can I play iTunes U courses on the Mac?

I installed the iTunes U app on my iPad and subscribed to a couple of courses. Now my iPad is in repair and I wonder if I can see the courses somewhere in iTunes? When I click on iTunes U I can just ...
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How to Combine iTunes accounts

We have two Mac computers running iTunes, mine and hers. I sync my peripherals to my MacBook Air and my iTunes account, while she syncs her peripherals with our home iMac. Historically, we each ...
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iPhone Wireless Sync and iTunes remote management

I've managed to finally get wireless sync working between my iPhone and main server in my house. Now I'm trying to manage what syncs to my iPhone from the device itself rather than having to do it ...
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iTunes song purchases

I have an Apple ID and I have purchased some songs. My sister likes the same songs and wants them for her iPod Touch. I was wondering if I logged in with my Apple ID on her iPod and downloaded the ...
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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? ...