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

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What software can play FLAC files and has basic playlist support?

What are options to play FLAC files and have playlists on OSX? I've not seen a way to make iTunes play them natively, songbird looks terrible with retina display and same goes for clementine. I just ...
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Don't have access to itunes: How to skip ipad upgrade?

I don't have access to itunes, but i asked ipad to upgrade to latest ios release. Now my ipad is struck asking me to connect to itunes. How to skip this and boot the ipad normally?
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Purchases and updates after changing AppleID & Primary Email Address

I want to switch my AppleID from using my ISP email addrress to my gmail address. If I change both my AppleID and Primary Email Address as directed, (I understand I'll need to log out and log back in ...
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iPhone5 (iOS 6.0.1) not syncing with iTunes 11.0.2(26)

In itunes under apps tab, it list all the app which i have in my itunes account. When I click on Install button of the app, button name gets changed to will install & also on the right side it ...
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How to resolve Error 0xE8008001 when sycing iPhone

i tried to update my iphone 3gs, and suddenly it lost capacity to connect to a service provider, trying to fix the problem I tried to erase all apps and settings through setting of phone then it ...
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Can I put music files on an iPod without iTunes?

I can't find any definitive info on this and I need to know for sure before I purchase one. I hate iTunes with a burning passion, but I like iPods and I have a whole lot of music on my PC. How can I ...
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How to move movies already contained in library to external drive?

My iTunes library is located on an external hard drive using the setting Settings > Advanced. Yesterday I bought a movie in the iTunes store without connecting the external hard drive to my computer. ...
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Restoring data from iPad to new Mac after old Mac died

My wife's Mac died. We sent the hard drive to a data recovery service, but the platters are damaged beyond repair or recovery, nor do we have a usable backup. Now she has a new Mac. Her iPad 1 (iOS ...
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Wipe iphone, switch carriers, get new carrier-locked iphone, restore?

Let's say I have an AT&T iphone 5. I regularly back it up with itunes. I decide to switch carriers to Verizon. I wipe my iphone, sell it, and get a brand new Verizon iphone 5. Can I simply plug ...
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How to delete iTunes once and for all from the command-line?

I'd like to delete iTunes and never ever have it make it again in my OS X system. On a fresh install of OS X 10.6.8 I had iTunes 10 and noticed that on the first "Software update" OS X wants to ...
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iTunes trying to sync every app I have on my Mac?

This is driving me mad. I've been keeping my iPhone and iTunes in sync for ages, and today all the the sudden iTunes tries to sync every single app on my Mac to iPhone, instead of just the one I ...
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imei check said server down

on a imei check it said server down, please could someone tell me what it means, as I bought a sencond hand iphone 3gs and cannot get it set up, plus I need it unlocked as its on at&t network to ...
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I bought a second hand iphone 3gs, but its locke to at&t can it be used in the uk any help would be great [duplicate]

I bought a second hand iphone 3gs, and after 3 days of trying to connect it I relised it was with at&t network, done a imei check and it says out of contract and active, which I don't quite ...
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iPhone 3GS locked to at&t. How do unlock it?

I bought an iPhone 3GS, second hand, and I have now found out its on a AT&T network. I live in the UK, I can't get past the "Connect to iTunes" message. Even when I connect to iTunes it says: ...
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Sharing itunes music between two computers

My girlfriend and I both use iTunes for our music. We have separate accounts and have iTunes on two different computers (she has a mac and I have a windows pc). I believe at one point people were able ...
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iPod Click Wheel Games disappeared from iTunes

Is it still possible to buy iPod Click Wheel Games for the iPod Classic? I can't find them on iTunes. Is there a way to side-load them and get them from elsewhere?
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How to determine which apps iTunes will copy from iOS, to stop a deleted app being resurrected?

I don't sync my iPad often, but when I do I almost always get the following question from iTunes: ' iTunes has found purchased items on the iPad [or iPhone] "[device name]" that are not present in ...
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iPhone 4 Restore loop 6.1.2

OK so the other day I tried to restore my iPhone while it was jail broken on ios 6.1.2. Well it was a terrible idea.... NEVER DO IT. any way i have worked on trying to restore it back to normal but it ...
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How do I make iTunes capable of deleting from my iPad?

It seems iTunes can't erase anything on my iPad! How do I make iTunes capable of deleting from my iPad? And is it possible that iCloud / iTunes are somehow clashing with one another here? Since ...
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itunes 11 - Resize window problem [duplicate]

iTunes will not let me resize the window at my leisure. I tried going into /Applications/iTunes.app/Contents/Resources/Spanish.lproj, and then opening the file AppConfig.plist, but it will not let me ...
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Attempting to restore iPhone 4 gives error -1

I just bought a iPhone 4 off Craigslist, and it's stuck on the iTunes screen. Whenever I try to restore it, towards the end of the process, an icon pops up and says error -1. What does this mean?
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Where are pages files stored after I export them to itunes?

With my iPad connected to my MacBook, I exported some Pages files to iTunes in docx format. Now I'm using my laptop without the iPad, and I want to find these files. Where/how are they stored? Tks.
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iPhone backup error. What does this mean?

The iOS was upgraded from 6.1.2 to 6.1.3 and the ADSL disconnected part way through the upgrade and I lost all my contacts, photos, settings etc. Below is the error message that occurs every time I ...
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Does iTunes want us to delete podcasts from the list?

So after the Podcasts.app for iPhone got another update today, I once again got stuck with trying to manage my Podcasts, and once again it drives me crazy. Currently I am wondering this: In iTunes 11 ...
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Prevent iTunes from opening when connecting bluetooth headset

Every time I connect my bluetooth headset to my Mac, iTunes decides it's time to launch. Is there a way I can prevent this behavior? I found this thread, but there is no solution: https://...
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Apple ID Password email address is inccorrect but store email address IS correct after restoring iPhone 4S

So weird thing happened last night. I was updating the iOS to my iPhone 4S when the cord accidentally got jerked out of the phone. I had to reset the phone and restore from back-up. Now when I try ...
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Disable scrolling in iCal and iTunes when apps aren't selected

Sometimes I'll have iCal or iTunes open alongside another app, and I'll accidentally scroll up or down while the mouse is hovering over iCal or iTunes and it will actually scroll even though neither ...
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how to reset iTunes incorrect unplayed Podcast count

I have an odd question, but at some point after updating to iTunes 11 my unplayed podcast count suddenly went up to well over 1,000 despite only having a few unplayed episodes at any given time. The ...
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Create backup iPhone with forgotten encryption password

I'm trying to make a backup from my iPhone, however it's set to be password protected. I do now know the password, as I've never set one. I've tried all the passwords I know, which I've ever used to ...
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iTunes uses over 1.5GB of memory

I use an old (2007) Mac Mini (10.7.5) to serve iTunes (11.0.2) and recently it has started using a lot of memory. It has never been what you would call efficient in terms of memory allocation, but 1.5+...
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Accessing archive of iPhone backups?

So I dun goof'd up (tm) while updating a friends iPhone 4 to the latest OS. I obviously started by creating a back up of the device, but I think I messed up and after the device had factory reset due ...
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How can I backup my entire iTunes Match library to an external disk?

My built-in SSD is relatively limited when it comes to storing all my media files, which is why most of my iTunes library lives in the cloud via iTunes Match, for streaming on demand. In the near ...
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How to get iTunes to play an iPhone playlist automatically when connected to iPhone

I have a habit of working/studying while listening to music. And since the Mac I am connected to at work doesn't have all the songs I want, I normally listen to the songs via iTunes from the iPhone ...
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External hard drive unplugged while running iTunes…Corrupted files

I have nearly 2TB of Movies and TV Shows copied to iTunes on an external hard drive. Last night, I was unplugging a cord behind my desk and I accidentally unplugged my HD. Well, when I plugged it back ...
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Merge iTunes libraries

My iTunes library is on an external disk. I forgot to attach the external disk once and now I have some iTunes files locally. How do I merge these local files with the external library?
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How to avoid duplicating files that goes on an iPad?

I would like to upload PDF files on an iPad. After adding them to the iTunes Library (iTunes -> Files -> Add to Library), and syncing, they are uploaded on the iPad, but are also copied locally in ~/...
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Loaded music disappears after downloading

I like to use a site that features songs from TV and movies. I have these saved to my laptop into my iTunes library. Shortly after I place these songs in my iTunes library, they seem to disappear and ...
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iBooks does not read modified epubs

I recently modified several epubs. I just turned "..." ellipses into the "…" type. Calibre has no problem with the modified epubs, and Sigil validates them. They can be imported to iTunes, only the ...
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Can I exclude itunes from the Software Update feature in system preference?

I've reverted from 11 back to 10.7 three times by now because I keep forgetting to uncheck iTunes whenever it prompts me to install patches. I'd like to be able to tell the updater to skip over iTunes ...
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iTunes put a “1” at the end of many of my song and video titles. How can I fix this?

I recently consolidated my iTunes Library and now many videos have a "1" at the end of the file name. And weirdly, in the media library, there are two files - one with the "1" and one without. Luckily ...
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How can I update my 3rd generation iPod touch from iOS 5.1.1 iOS 6.0

My itunes keeps on telling me that my iOS 5.1.1 iPod touch is up to date when I click Check for Update: iTunes 11.0.2 OS X 10.8.2 iPod 3rd gen (MC008LL) I recall that back in the day I used to ...
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Duplicate songs when sync with iPad 1

When I connect my first-gen iPad to my Mac, I have in duplicates in my iTunes. This song have a gray font and have a circle next to their names. Here is a screenshot: Any idea how to remove this ...
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Is it possible to sync my iTunes Up Next list with my iPhone?

Currently, I don't have any of my music syncing between my computer and my iPhone, mostly because I have too much music to store it all on my phone. Is it possible to use the new Up Next list from ...
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Add specific media types to iTunes without copying them to the iTunes Media Folder?

I have some media that I'd like to stream to my AppleTV that's quite transient. I don't need it in my iTunes Media Folder proper for more than one viewing of the media. Is it possible to have iTunes ...
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How do you set the selection in iTunes in an AppleScript

I'm writing a script in iTunes, part of which changes the selected playlist. When I'm all done, I want to restore the playlist and the selected tracks. I was able to do the first, but haven't found a ...
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where are the “best of the 90s”, “billboard top 10 of 1982”-style suggestion lists in iTunes?

I'm in the iTunes Store for the first time in forever, looking to buy some music. (iTunes 11.0.2) There used to be helpful lists like "best of the 90s", "billboard top 40" by year, and so on. ...
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Is there music library software for OSX that works like Picasa does to replace iPhoto?

I'm kinda new to OS X, but loving it. I have decided to replace iPhoto with Picasa and want a replacement for iTunes that works more like Picasa. There are just some apps that really get on my nerves....
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How to modify existing podcast information?

I'm a podcaster and I already submitted a podcast. However, I want to change the "Podcast Website" link under the Links section. https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/insight-for-living-canada/...
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iTunes column for file location?

I'm using the latest version of iTunes (11.0.2) and would like to sort my tracks by their location on my harddrives however I think there is no column for that. Am I right?
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add a certain episode to Podcasts app

I am using the Apple Podcasts app and I have setup iTunes to sync the last 10 unplayed episodes of each podcast feed to my iPhone 5. Now I found an old episode that I want to listen to but that one ...