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

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How do I copy the name of the song currently playing on an internet radio station in iTunes?

I frequently feel like Googling, YouTubing, or downloading some song playing on an internet radio station. Mac OS X's iTunes displays the song information, but doesn't provide any obvious route to ...
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Automated iTunes tagging?

I'm looking for an app that alows me to quickly update tags from imported media in iTunes. Something like itunify used to when it was free. Nothing that automagically analyses the music and ...
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How to remove apps from iTunes?

I sync my iPhone 4s with iTunes. In the past (way back in 3Gs days), I tried a bunch of apps, then removed them from the phone, since I didn't need them anymore. However, for reasons unknown, they ...
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Remove duplicate smart playlists in iTunes

Background: I relocated my music library to a different hard drive on my Mac. In order to sync iTunes, I exported the playlist, edited all the file paths to the new location, and imported it back ...
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How can I remove the explicit label from a song?

I bought a song from iTunes that is marked as explicit. However, the song is not actually explicit. When I try to edit the song's info in iTunes Music Library.xml, it simply reverts to the original ...
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Is there a way to undo the “Show all available episodes” option for a podcast in iTunes?

To easily download the latest episode, I selected the "Show all available episodes" option for a podcast to which I haven't subscribed. The podcast listing now looks like this: Is there a way to ...
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Why do I have to “transfer purchases” from my iPad when syncing to iTunes?

I just started syncing my iPad to my desktop iTunes and it's taking a very long time to "transfer purchases" from the iPad. I was under the impression that iTunes remembered all my app downloads and ...
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iTunes Match - No More Backups Needed?

I subscribed to iTunes Match the other day (it just came to the UK) and was thinking - now that iTunes Match is backing up my library, ratings, playcounts and all that awesome stuff, I no longer need ...
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Why can't iTunes find media on my Time Capsule drive?

I have a new MacBook Air that is connected to a Time Capsule for both internet and storage. I have a fresh installation of iTunes (up to date) and am going to preferences / advanced and telling it to ...
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Why won't iTunes copy my new mp3?

I have a new mp3 in iTunes, and despite how many times I sync it with my iPod, the new song will not be copied. I tried to remove all songs from that artist, and add again, but the new song is still ...
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Is there a way to share photos from one iTunes account with another?

I would like to share my photos that I have in my iTunes/iCloud account with another account. Ideally, I would like to be able to have anything that is in my photostream to be automatically sent to ...
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How to script “add to iTunes Library”

I'm trying to deliver as a download a collection of audio files such that the user (preferably Win and Mac) would be able to double click on the file (perhaps a DMG? / ZIP) and launch a script that ...
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Managing devices on iTunes Store

I have bought an iPad 2 a few days ago, have configured it but I am unable to use FaceTime or iMessages. After searching a while, I found this page (http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4627). It says how I ...
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How to get iTunes to keep playlist created on iPhone

I am running iTunes 10.5.2 (11) on Lion 10.7.2 and I have an iPhone 4. Several times now I have created a playlist on my phone and the next time I sync to my mbp, itunes blows away the playlist on ...
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How can I change subtitle color, background or font used by iTunes?

In iTunes subtitles background is black and font Courier New (and rather big). How can I change this preferences?
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Is there a way to sort audio by file name in the music app on iOS 5?

I got an MP3 audiobook download for Christmas. The downloaded and unzipped files are named in this manner: 01 Prologue.mp3 02 Chapter 1 - Don't start yappin.mp3 03 Chapter 2 - Stack Exchangin ...
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iTunes keeps restoring deleted playlists

Since I use iTunes Match, every few days iTunes restores some of my old playlists that I previously deleted. I think these are only the default playlists that iTunes comes with (Classical music, Music ...
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Issues with iPhone 4 with music, apps, photos, etc.

My iPhone 4 has never been synced to a computer but has music and stuff on it. I'm scared that if I sync it to my new computer I'll lose my contacts, music, etc. Does anyone know what happens when ...
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How to refresh iCloud after some changes in iTunes

I use iCloud to sync music files. On my Mac, I changed some song information such as genre or artist name. How can I sync the changes on my Mac's iTunes with iCloud so that all my iPad and iPhone ...
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iPad stolen, last sync is about 6 month old: can I still restore my purchases?

My iPad was stolen from my flat together with other belongings during X-mas. I used it primarily as a game console for my son and as a reading device for PDFs, so I haven't synced it with iTunes for ...
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iPhone/iTunes backup books from iBooks

I have some books in iBooks that were opened from third-party apps, so they are not on my mac. I would like to save them in iTunes and don't find a way to do it. For example there are some apps, that ...
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How to update iOS with limited hard drive space?

A friend of mine is trying to update her iphone OS through itune but it always fails as she has only 1GB free space left on partition C, and it seems that iTune is using it as temporary space. She's ...
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How can I get my iTunes rented movie onto another computer?

My father has rented a move on iTunes, but on his old computer (which can't cope and crashes when he tries to play it). He's now on a newer computer, and logged into iTunes with the same account, but ...
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How to transfer apps from iPad to MacBook Pro

I got a new MacBook Pro recently and I want to transfer my old apps into my new Mac, how can I do this?
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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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After I delete an app on my iPhone, iTunes copies it over on next sync

On my iPhone, I go to the App Store. I download some app. It's crap, so I delete it, by clicking the 'x' when the icons start wobbling. Some time later, I turn on my mac, and iTunes starts syncing ...
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Install iDevice drivers but not iTunes?

I have a Windows PC that doesn't have iTunes installed, because I don't want it. But I still want to be able to use other software to transfer data from my iPad, which means I need the drivers for it. ...
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How to upgrade an iPad without losing data?

What do you mean "how to upgrade an iPad"? You plug it in, start iTunes, click Upgrade and that's it! That's what I thought before starting the process. After all, it's Apple we're talking about, ...
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Can't connect to iPod: iTunes claims iPod Touch needs passcode entered

At some point my daughter entered the wrong passcode too many times on her iPod Touch 2nd gen. I'm trying to reset the iPod as follows: Unplug the cable from the ipod turn the iPod off by holding ...
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iTunes Home Sharing

I want to transfer my entire iTunes library from old laptop to my new laptop. I want to use Home Sharing for the same..Since the data is almost about 15 GB, I would like to use Home Sharing over a ...
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Move iTunes library from Windows XP computer to Windows 7 computer

On the old laptop, I just changed the library location from the default C: to D: I also did a consolidate and now I have the entire music, movies, iTunes folders, etc. in my D: drive, and want to move ...
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iTunes keeps crashing - malloc_history possible for iTunes?

So I have a problem with iTunes crashing every time I try to activate iTunes Match. After talking about 3 Hours with Apple they said I should just reinstall OSX. Great. So I went looking into the ...
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My Itunes and AppStore are in German, and I can switch them to english

Every thing else seems fine in english. just bought the thing today. My head's about to pop off my neck. Any suggestions on how to fix it?
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Missing photos from iPhoto sync in iTunes to iPhone

iTunes is not recognizing the correct number of photos in some of my iPhoto events. Some events are showing as having 0 photos in them, others are showing far fewer photos than the event actually has. ...
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iTunes Match - This item is not eligible for iCloud

I signed up for iTunes Match and have uploaded nearly all of my collection to iCloud. Unfortunately, I have several tracks that have given me the following error: This thread indicates that I can ...
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Force iPad to sync with only one Mac

I have two Macs sitting on my desk: a MacBook Pro (work computer) and an iMac (personal). I sync my iPad 2 with the iMac where all of my media and other stuff lives. Since the advent of iOS 5 and OTA ...
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Create a Smart Playlist for iCloud Songs that have been downloaded Locally

Is there a way to create a Smart Playlist in iTunes that will contain the songs in my library that have been downloaded locally? I have to reduce the bandwidth used at my job but I can download files ...
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Does iTunes in the Cloud/iTunes Match have any effect on syncing ratings between devices?

With iTunes Match, I tend to pull songs down to either my phone or my Mac whenever I feel like listening to them, and delete them from the device afterwards at will. What's the story, then, with play ...
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Scrobble to last.fm with iTunes home sharing

Is there a way to scrobble to last.fm what I play from my iPhone with home sharing? Edit: last.fm currently scrobbles when I play right from my iTunes. I am using the last.fm mac app. When I stream ...
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Two iTunes installs pointing at the same NAS share

For many years, I have had a set of mp3 files on a NAS that I manually managed (I've been picky about artist/album/track naming). The two Macbooks in our house each have their own iTunes libraries ...
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Lossless DVD Conversion to iTunes

Is there a program for Mac that I can use to copy DVDs to iTunes? I've tried Handbrake but the quality is poor. Maybe there's just a setting I need to change?
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“Ineligible” iCloud Songs on iOS devices

I have some mp3's ripped from a language CD, "Lesson 1", "Lesson 2" and so forth. Some of them are uploaded to iCloud with iTunes Match, for some it says "Ineligible". I don't really need them in the ...
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Previously activated iPhone 3GS

I've just upgraded to an iPhone 4S, and I want to use my old 3GS like an iPod touch. I have updated the software using iTunes and now on iTunes it says: There is no SIM card installed in the iPhone ...
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Can't restore music to iPhone from iTunes

I have a family member that did something a bit carelessly (but with good intentions) and I'm trying to help fix it. They upgraded their iPhone 4 to iOS 5, but they did it from a different ...
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Do I need to keep apps on my Mac with iCloud

I have a MacBook Air with limited disk space as well as an iPad and an iPhone. With iCloud, do I need to keep the apps in iTunes on the MacBook anymore? When I try to delete them all in iTunes by ...
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AppleScript to add files to an iOS app under iTunes

I know it's possible to write an AppleScript to add music and video files to the iTunes library. Is it also possible to write AppleScript to add files to iOS apps that use file sharing? For example, ...
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How can I remove DRM from my iTunes music without transcoding?

I have some iTunes files with the file type AAC audio (protected) on Windows 7. The problem is that these songs only work with Apple software, and I want to remove the DRM.
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Fine Adjustment in Playback on Itunes

How do I do fine adjustment on the progress of video playback in iTunes? For example, on the iPad, if you slide you finger down while holding onto the dot on the playback progress bar, you will go ...
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My iphone 4s is not being recognised by my itunes

I have just got the new iphone 4s and when I am trying to sync it with my itunes it is not being recognised. I have downloaded the new itunes twice so I am sure it is up to date. Does anyone have any ...
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How to save an iTunes Podcast to a USB stick?

I have downloaded WWDC 2010 podcast from iTunes. How can I find the Podcast file and save it to a USB Memory stick so people who doesn't have iTunes can play it using quicktime?