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

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Batch rename Tracks in iTunes

I am using iTunes on a Windows 7 system. Is there an easy way to bath rename the tracks? I have an audio book I am importing and it is fine but I want to make sure the tracks stay in order and the ...
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How can iTunes be configured to play TV Show audio over AirPlay speakers?

iTunes 10.6.3 shows the AirPlay icon when playing music purchased from the iTunes Store, but not when playing TV Shows purchased from the iTunes Store. The setup: MacBook running iTunes 10.6.3 ...
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Cannot connect to iTunes Store in Mac OS X Lion without any error messages

I can no longer connect to the iTunes Store on my Mac. My iTunes is from 10.6.3 (now updated to 10.7.4). When I try to connect to the iTunes Store, the following error is occurring and indicating no ...
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Possible to rip a DVD as an iTunes film?

Is there a way to rip DVDs so that iTunes plays the DVD exactly like as if you playing from a disc. I mean so that it has the menus, and extra features like audio, commentary, subtitles, and deleted ...
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Getting the whole iTunes not found list

When I sync iTunes with a device I get the standard list of items that didn't sync because they weren't found. My question is that this dialog (pictured below) is neither resizable nor do the entries ...
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How to sync two ipods to one mac?

so, my sister and I both just bought the ipod touch 4G. She installed and downloaded her apps from the Itunes. I've purchased some items in my ipod in the store where I bought my Itouch. Then, the ...
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Prevent iTunes from showing video preview frames

By default, iTunes video podcasts display their album art as preview frames, rather than the embedded album art that ships with the file. I have been manually replacing the image with each new ...
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(Batch) moving iTunes songs to ~/Music/iTunes/iTunes Music/Artist/SongName

I have three albums by Jack Singer. They are in ~/Music/iTunes/iTunes Music/Jack Singer/SongName. I also have one album by Jack Singer and his band. Those files are in ~/Music/iTunes/iTunes ...
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Launch Genius via AppleScript

I would like to launch a Genius playlist for the currently playing song in iTunes via an AppleScript. A prerequisite would be for the script to work when iTunes is in full screen. And ideally, it ...
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Cannot copy certain podcast episodes to iPhone

My iPhone (3GS, 5.1.1) has decided that certain new podcast episodes simply cannot be copied to the phone. When I move them from the iTunes Podcasts category in the library to the phone, nothing ...
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Deleting all songs in a given iTunes playlist using Applescript

I'm working on a script to manage my "queue" playlist in iTunes and wanted an easy and fast way to quickly delete all songs in that playlist. Applescript seemed the best option and I created a little ...
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Can I export a list of downloaded iPhone apps from iTunes?

I have a long list of apps I've downloaded for my iPhone on a single PC. I would like to export a list of these apps to a text format. How can I do that?
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Keep two people's music separate under one iTunes (Match) account

My wife and I both have large music collections. We share my iTunes Store account, but she has her own iCloud account. We recently had cause to add her music to iTunes Match. To keep our music ...
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How can I solve an iPhone 4S restore failure loop?

My iPhone crashed while it was connected to the computer. I performed synchronization and left the phone so it can recharge. When I looked it after some time I saw Apple logo. I have tried multiple ...
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iTunes Album Artwork

I listen to a lot of indie music and so have a lot of songs that were released as singles and have their own album artwork. I always use the list view that displays album artwork on the left. I also ...
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How can I get my iPhone to sync with a new computer without being erased?

For some reason, Apple has imposed a most absurd restriction where the only way to get an iPhone (or other iDevice) to sync with a different computer is by erasing it first. I haven't verified ...
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Transferring mobile apps from iTunes (iPhone) to an external hard drive

I'm not too computer savvy, but I want to know if there is a way to transfer my mobile apps on iTunes to an external hard drive? I am trying to free up space on my PC's internal space. And if so, ...
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Create a new iTunes column for “Play count/skip count ratio”?

Is it possible to somehow create a new column in iTunes for "Play count/skip count" ratio? I usually use Play Count as a way to determine what songs I like the most, but this typically excludes newer ...
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Camera Roll Duplicates

Why do I have 2 of every picture side-by-side in my Photo Library? I don't edit or rename pictures at all. All I do is take pictures. Then sync phone to my Mac with iTunes. But Photo Library on ...
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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 ...