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

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Is it possible to sort iTunes U other than “Released Date”?

In iTunes > Library > iTunes U, the items are sorted by Released Date. How can I sort the items, say, by Name?
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Application to add lyrics to iTunes library [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Automatically download lyrics Is there an application that will go through your iTunes library and add the lyrics to the songs? If at all possible, it would be great if ...
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MP3 player not able to play music (and not showing up in Finder or iTunes)

I have a PoGo digital voice recorder. I'm trying to play the mp3s in iTunes. The device is not showing up in iTunes or in the Finder. Assuming that the cables are good, what else should I look for?
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Is there a way to automatically sync iTunes to my music folder (which is on a different hd)?

I'd like iTunes to automatically add any music that I add to my music folder to its library. I don't want to have my music on the same hard-drive as Itunes, though, so I can't just copy it into any of ...
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How Many Genius Mixes Are There in iTunes?

Every so often I'll add a couple hundred new songs to my iTunes and discover a new mix has been created. It makes me wonder then, exactly how many mixes are there, what genres are they, etc. Here's a ...
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How can I relocate an iTunes library from a Time Machine backup?

I have used Setup Assistant from my last Time Capsule backup on my old iMac to start my new iMac. The new iMac has a 256 GB SSD and a 2 TB HDD. The old iMac had a nearly full 1 TB HDD. This means ...
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importing pictures from iphone to PC

Does anyone know anyway to make the iTunes sync photos taken using camera on my phone into my PC? I've enabled the iTunes photo sync already but it isn't working. Right now I'm accessing the photos ...
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IPhone iPod app: how do you get out of the iTunes store?

A question about the built-in iPod app on iPhone. Once you get into the iTunes mode (e.g. after clicking "get more episodes" on a podcast view) it seems you are stuck forever wandering the endless ...
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Using the iTunes control keys for VLC

VLC responds to the itunes control keys (you know: back, forward, pause/play) on the keyboard. Yet when I use them, both iTunes AND VLC respond, which is quite stupid. For example: I want to pause a ...
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iPod touch sync problem - play counts

An example situation: Let's say I have a song on my iPod (in iTunes Devices > iPod > Music) and it shows a play count of, let's say 16. I disconnect my iPod, play the song, then connect it ...
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How do I get iTunes to play the albums of an artist chronologically?

I use iTunes all the time in the grid view, showing artists. If I click on one, all tracks of this artist are displayed, grouped by albums, sorted after the album name (alphabetically). Now I click ...
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Why isn't iTunes shuffle random?

This is a problem that has bugged me for the last 5 years, across multiple devices, operating systems and installs of iTunes and iPods. I have found that the iTunes shuffle feature does not randomly ...
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What are the domains of the iTunes & Software Update CDNs?

Background info: the various iTunes stores (and I think Software Update) use the a CDN to deliver all those jigabits of data. Google DNS can mess with the speed of these CDNs. I like using Google ...
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Playing the same music on multiple computers

I have multiple Macs in my house. I'm looking for a way to play the same music simultaneously from both Macs. Each is connected to a speaker set, so I don't need bluetooth audio or anything fancy.
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AppleScript to mark video file as TV show?

I'm using Hazel to automate the conversion of video files to iTunes .mv4 format, however one limitation I've run into is being able to mark a video file as "TV show" or "Movie" before adding to ...
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How to search better in App Store

As an example ... If I wanted to see all commercial airplane simulator games out there, how would I accomplish this without going to see title by title? ...
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Is there a way to differentiate between paid and free apps in iTunes purchase history?

I want to know what apps I've paid money for, as opposed to free apps that were downloaded. I need to know this because I gave my little brother my old 3GS to use as an iPod which remains attached ...
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How to enforce backup of an .ipa from iPad to iTunes/Mac?

Usually, all the .ipas are backup up in the ~/Music/iTunes/Mobile Applications folder. I accidentally deleted an .ipa in the folder. Now, after syncing, the app is on iPad but the .ipa is not backup ...
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Plugged in new iPhone - iTunes is now using a foreign language

I just got a new iPhone. I plugged it into my computer (iTunes was already installed). After clicking through the registration windows, iTunes displayed the screen below to me. Does anyone know how ...
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Don't copy songs into iTunes folder just use them from file system

I need to add songs into iTunes Library but I don't want to copy songs into library. While drag and drop just copies all songs which needs to be added to the Library folder and then uses it. So, we ...
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How to fix usbmuxd spam in console when iPhone is connected?

Since I've upgraded from Snow Leopard to Lion (including the latest 10.7.1 update), my usbmuxd seems awfully chatty. This only happens when my iPhone is connected. It spams the following message at ...
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How can I export a QuickTime File with Chapter Markers from iMovie HD?

I have a video with chapter markers in iMovie HD 6.03 (267.2). What settings do I need to use when exporting to get a file with chapter markers viewable by QuickTime and iTunes?.
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How can I re-download all the apps I bought on another store account?

I have moved to another country, which comes along with the joy of moving apple store accounts. This would be easier, however, if there were a trivial automated way to re-download all of my free apps ...
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Using a Mac, is there any way to purchase iPad-only HD content from iTunes?

There are many movies on iTunes that only have HD versions if you are shopping from an iPad or Apple TV. However, I use a Mac Mini for my media center rather than an Apple TV. Is there any way to buy ...
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Audible Authorization Issues Since iTunes 10.4

I'm having a couple of issues with my Audible Audiobooks after my upgrade to Lion and iTunes 10.4. Audible is permanently "authorized", even though it's not. When choosing the "Deauthorize Audible ...
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iTunes smart playlist based on folders?

I have 2 folders one called "Ambient" and one called "Dance", sometime I add new songs to these folders and then I do File -> Add Folder to Library Is there a way to have 2 playlists, based on the ...
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How do you burn a CD in iTunes?

How do you burn a CD within iTunes? I want to be able to burn some music to a CD, but I just can't find the option.
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How can I backup my apps from the iPad to my mac?

I recently updated to Lion and didn't keep any backup of the local library for my installed apps on the iPad. Now when I'm trying to update to the latest version of iOS it tells me this: But when ...
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MacBook brightness set to zero suddenly resets itself to one. Any ideas why?

Every night I start some music/audiobook/whatever in iTunes and then reduce the brightness of the screen to zero to listen to the audio without seeing a bright screen. For the past few weeks (I ...
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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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Windows iTunes: Where are the lyrics saved to?

In iTunes, we can right click a track and do "Get Info" and add some lyrics to the track. I have a text file that is roughly 500 kB. My MP3 file is 3.47 MB. For some reason, when I set the lyrics ...
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Can I move a movie rental from my Apple TV to my iPad?

If I rent a movie on my Mac, I can move the rented movie to my iPad. Can I do the same if I rent a movie directly on my AppleTV?
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Why does iTunes want my Security Code when I have Store Credit?

I have $10.00 next to my name in the iTunes screeen. I click to buy "Surfin Safari" (by the Beach Boys) for $0.99. I am then asked for the security code on my Credit Card. Why? Why can't it just ...
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Can I set custom album artwork that isn't included in one of the songs?

I have a couple of albums in iTunes that are "Various Artists" compilations, and the kicker is that each song has it's own artwork. Is it possible to add album artwork only to the "album", and not to ...
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iTunes not playing all songs in a playlist

I'm sure this has been asked before, but I can't seem to search for the right terms. I have a playlist in iTunes that has over 200 songs in it, yet when on Shuffle, iTunes plays the same 15-20 songs ...
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How do I make a custom ringtone for my iPhone using iTunes 10 only?

I'd like to use a snippet of a song I have purchased as a ringtone for my iPhone. Is this possible using only iTunes? I have found a few guides on the web, but I can't seem to complete this task ...
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cannot find iTunes Connect Mobile app when searching iTunes store

I am searching for "iTunes Connect Mobile" app by Apple from my iPod touch (has OS 4.0) in the Apple Store, without any luck. Also tried "iTC Mobile" (a name used in some articles about it). Opening ...
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Re-connect iTunes library from different drive

I just replaced my optical drive with an SSD, which I now boot off of (Lion, fresh install). I'd like to keep my iTunes folder on the original drive, which is still in the computer as well. When I ...
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How can I recover 'iTunes Library (Damaged)'?

My iTunes library has disappeared and looking in the Music/iTunes folder, I see an 'iTunes Library (Damaged)' file. All of the music appears to still be there, so I am guessing it is just the database ...
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Album art messed up on iPhone 4

From time to time the album art on my iPhone 4 becomes completely messed up. In iTunes they are correct, but on the phone they are suddenly mixed up. Album A gets the art from album K, and album C ...
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Metadata of Songs managed with iTunes

I am currently using Windows, and I have ordered all my library. But when I do a back-up and I copy all these files to another computer, running Windows too, there are always some files where the ...
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Is it possible to “update” iTunes?

Is it actually possible to update iTunes running on Windows 7 Ultimate? Because every time I've tried, it fails with an error about one service or another. The error is usually related to not having ...
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After syncing iPhone with iTunes, where will the app-related files be stored on my Mac?

For example, if I played a game and downloaded some game contents in the app and then saved some game progress, there should be some files generated within the app. After syncing with iTunes, where ...
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How do I fix iTunes' error 3194 when upgrading iOS?

My iPhone is on iOS 4.2.1 and I want to upgrade it to iOS 4.3.3. I know there are newer iOS versions available but they can't be jailbroken untethered. I have the 4.3.3 package from Apple, and I ...
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How to join audio tracks into a single audiobook?

I am looking for a solution to join entire CD to a single audio file, preferably with chapterizing functionality. Usually, Join Toghether should do the job but this solution doesn't work anymore with ...
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De-Authorise iTunes account on my 3 stolen PC's

I have had 3 PC's stolen during a break in. How can I de-authorise my account on these without access to them ?
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Album art on my iOS device differs from Mac iTunes

Roughly 20% of the time now, the song or podcast currently playing on my iPhone 3GS will display some completely random album art from another title in my library of 9967 songs, 19 podcast ...
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How do I burn my iTunes purchased TV shows onto a playable DVD?

I have several tv shows that I purchased on iTunes for my daughters to watch. Rather than have them sit at the desk and watch on my laptop or on the iPad, I would like to burn the episodes onto a DVD ...
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How can I see in iTunes how much time is left in audio books and podcasts?

When listening to audio books and podcasts iTunes and iPods/iPhones remember the last position. How can I see this piece of information in iTunes without playing the podcast? (It is displayed on my ...
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Does adjusting the volume in iTunes alter audio quality?

Will setting the volume adjustment to 100% change the quality of the song? Furthermore, if I change the volume adjustment back to 0%, will any quality be lost?