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

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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 ...
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Remote not working on new iMac

My shiny new late 2012 iMac arrived, but I can't seem to get it to respond to my Apple Remote. I tried searching the System Preferences to see if out if the box it was paired to another remote, but ...
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Adding a playlist to a cleared iTunes library, to be synced to half-full iPod

my Apple-curious father has come up with a novel question - I was wondering if anyone had advice as how to solve? Being fond of a certain type of music, he's gradually filled up his iPod with his ...
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Using the same iTunes library with two different versions of iTunes

I would like to use my iTunes library on two different computers, whose OS versions are different and would like to know to which extent it is possible to use the same iTunes library on two different ...
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Two iTunes accounts on one iPad

I have two iTunes accounts. One for company usage second - for personal needs. Both of these accounts are with separate credit card numbers (company cc an personal one). I would like to have ...
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Set F7/F8/F9 to perform iTunes functions like built-in keyboard

I have a non-Apple keyboard connected to my MacBook Pro. Is there a way to make the F7 F8 and F9 do the previous song / play-pause / next song actions like they do on the built-in keyboard?
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How to get iTunes to skip over 1 star songs?

Is there a way to get iTunes to just never play any 1 star songs. I know I can delete the 1 star songs but just wondering if there is a way to just skip them.
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Restrict Content in iTunes

I'd like to know if it is possible to restrict playback of certain content in iTunes. I know it can be done when using Apple TV 2/3 but can't seem to find a way to do it in iTunes itself. I can tag ...
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Storing my iTunes library on an external flash drive in a MacBook Air

I have approximately 90 GB of music and it is taking up too much of my Macbook Air's 256GB internal SSD space. I see I can buy a 128 GB flash card which can be left in the MacBook Air's flash card ...
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How can I get my entire iTunes Match-based music library to appear on my iPhone?

I have about 12,500 tracks uploaded to iTunes Match. From my desktop and laptop, everything works great. I can see the cloud-based tracks and play them. I can download them to my machines. When I ...
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Cursor Disappearing

Sometimes when I open up a video in iTunes the cursor image disappears. To bring it back, I've to either double-click or switch to mission control for a quick sec. and come back. This problem is ...
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iTunes won't sync MP4s to iPod

I have iTunes 11.0.2. For the first time ever I have downloaded some MP4s from YouTube - the ones that say share with anyone and everyone if you can, so I thought I would. I was able to upload or ...
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Is it possible to not keep ios apps on your main computer?

I sync my iPhone and iPad with my MacBook. It appears that iTunes stores copies of all of my apps on my MacBook, even though I, for obvious reasons, can't actually use them there. The problem is that ...
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How to disable itunes writing things to my music files?

I stored my music collections ( mostly in .m4u extension) in Dropbox folders, while I play these music files in itunes, I fount that Dropbox continuously sync these files. What does itunes write to ...
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Where does iTunes store my iPhone and iPad backups?

Where does iTunes store data for iPhone and iPad backups? I know that—on a Mac—the following folder is ostensibly the only location. ~/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup I actually ...
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How to insert .flv in iTunes library

I have downloaded a flv file, and I would like to save it in iTunes library for later play. I guess I should convert it first, but is this supported by OSX or do I need an extra application. And which ...
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Is mp3 transfer for Windows iTunes / iPhone 4s slow?

I'm about to buy iPhone 4S, I'm curious about how fast is mp3 transfer (since I like a lot of music). And I'm using Windows. Is it a LOT slower than common direct USB transfer like on mp3 devices or ...
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Apps deleted in iTunes 11 not removed from iPhone & iPad

In previous versions of iTunes I could delete an app and this deletion would propagate to all devices on synchronization. It no longer seems to be the case in iTunes 11.0.2. I can delete the app ...
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Editing songs in iTunes 11.0.2

I've recently got a new Windows laptop and downloaded and installed the latest iTunes (11.0.2). All my music (over 5000 songs) went into iTunes fine, just as they were on my old laptop. However I have ...
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How to update iTunes library?

I moved my old library into the location on Advanced settings. Why doesn't it display my music??? EDIT: OSX 1.7.5 iTunes 11.0.2 It is on my local machine.
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Looking for specific help with networking iTunes with Air and Home Theatre PC [duplicate]

Let me explain my set up. I have a home theater PC that houses all my music files (about 500 gigs worth of music) but right now it just works as a server in that regard since I play all the music ...
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iTunes - don't know how to moves songs from library to library in same computer

I am using iTunes for the first time, and it seems to be very different from Windows OS. I am trying to do what I would have expected would be a very basic thing - take a song from one library in ...
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How do you show only complete albums in iTunes 11?

iTunes 11 seems to revolve around the screen that shows you all of the different albums that you own. However, the vast majority of the albums iTunes is showing me are albums from which I own only ...
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Can I update apps on my ipod when it's full via itunes?

My iPod Touch 8gb is pretty full, so I can't install the vital angry birds updates and so forth. Is there a way I can upgrade it during sync to iTunes that works round the space without taking all ...
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Why does iTunes continually ask me to authorize my computer?

I just recently bought an album on iTunes and I have a weird problem. All of the songs (18 in all) except for one, play perfectly fine. When I try to play it, it says "This computer is not authorized ...
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Can I play music from my macbook on my iPad for free?

Is there an app that works to play music that's on my macbook on my iPad? Right now my iPad is connected to my stereo, and is only the 16 gig model, so I can't exactly move all my tunes onto it. I ...
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Can't resize iTunes 11.0.2

I own a 2009 13-inch MacBook Pro and a 24-inch Led Cinema Display. I have always been able to resize iTunes horizontally and vertically (both being connected to the Display and not being connected). ...
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Permanently save iOS backups

Whenever I connect my iPad to my mac itunes backs up it's current state. This is great and I want to keep it this way. Though it overrides the previous backup, which is ok most of the time, but now I ...
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iTunes 11: Default Podcast settings

I would like to change the default settings for all podcasts. I know you can edit each one of them individually, but I would like to change the default for all to "Download All" and keep "All ...
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iTunes: fix 2000 tracks that the database no longer recognizes correctly

Over the past few years, iTunes has repeatedly tried to 'organize' my library, copying tracks from one place to another. When it then came back and scanned for files again, suddenly I had three copies ...
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iTunes Media Folder Location seems to act oddly

I have a separate partition setup for my Media. If I set it to F:\ the structure for music is: F:\{Artist}\{Album}... If I set it to F:\Music the structure for music is: F:\Music\Music\{Artist}\{...
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Does software exist to rename songs in iTunes based on audio matching like shazam?

I am looking for program which will automaticly rename songs and albums by comparing the actual acoustics and played /perceived? Basically, use Shazam some way?
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Force umount of stale NFS shares

Whenever my NFSv4 server becomes unreachable a little window pops up offering me to disconnect the affected shares. It looks like this: If I choose to Ignore iTunes becomes unresponsive because ...
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Are there ways to set up advanced play count on iTunes, tracking total artist play count, etc?

I'm wondering if there are advanced ways to track play count in iTunes. I want to be able to see who my top played artists and composers are, not just songs. Is there a way to, say, at the end of ...
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Blue dot not showing on podcasts not listened to

I'm subscribed to several podcasts. When a new podcast has downloaded, it shows a blue dot signifying that it hasn't been listened to. Many of the podcasts do not show the dot, even though I haven't ...
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Can I still update my free apps if I change my iTunes Account Country?

If I change my iTunes Acccount country, I realize that I'll lose the ability to update apps for which I've paid. But what about apps that were freely purchased like : Facebook, Twitter, ... Will they ...
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Where does OS X Lion save data from my iPhone backups?

Where does OS X Lion save all the information it copies when making backups of my iPhone 4? Specifically, I'm looking for where my contacts, photos, music are. I can not find them in the 'Application ...
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gruping albums in itunes

I just cant find a way to group albums, I have my albums in an external hardrive organized in folders like "albums from when I was back in highschool" or "albums my dad recomended", that sort of thing....
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iPod Classic Playlist To Shuffle Through Tracks I Want to Listen To?

I have some smart playlists defined thus: designed with the goal of being able to shuffle through all my podcasts and various other audio that I want to listen to. This works splendidly in ...
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During an iTunes sync, are MacBooks prevented from going into sleep mode?

I want to know this as I sometimes leave my iPhone unattended while syncing and I want to make sure that there's no cut off to the iPhone sync.
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How to stream from iTunes(on iMac) to iphone/ipad on same network, at the same time?

I can use the Remote app to control what is currently playing on the iMac, but is there a way to stream the audio so that it is playing out through the iMac AND the ipad/phone in parallel?
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How to install iTunes 10.7 on OS X 10.5.8

I have OS X 10.5.8 on a 2.8 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Mac, and I need to install iTunes 10.7 but it won't let me. I need to connect my iPad 4 and iPod nano to iTunes but it won't allow me unless I can ...
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How do I get my iPod touch (1st gen) out of a recovery mode boot loop?

I restored my iPod touch 1G and when it rebooted after completing restore, it got stuck showing the iTunes logo. I tried two different methods of exiting the recovery mode as explained at How To Fix ...
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iTunes MiniPlayer replacement

I finally was forced to upgrade to iTunes 11 in order to upgrade my iPhone's operating system. I think I can get a reasonable replacement to iTunes DJ with smart playlists, but the one thing that is ...
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Recovering a locked iPod Touch

My kid has an iPod touch that has locked from too many attempts to enter the passcode for 22 million seconds. He did this before and I connected to iTunes and it successfully unlocked it. However, I ...
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software update is stuck on “less than a minute”

since 10.8 was installed on my mac, when i try to update itunes, or airport utility, it always gets stuck on "installing - less than a minute". then i have to shut the computer from the power button ...
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Unable to uncheck the “Encrypt Backup” box, in iTunes 11

I am running iTunes 11, and have just plugged in my iPad 2 (running iOS 6.1.2) in. I would like my back-ups to be unencrypted, but I can't uncheck the check box that would allow me to, as you can see ...
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Include entire album in Smart Playlist if one song matches criteria

Is it possible to somehow build a smart playlist that deals in albums rather than individual songs? IE, Find all songs without album art. Sometimes songs without album art are in an album where the ...
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How do I enable cover flow in iTunes 11?

I just installed iTunes 11 and I cant seem to find any place to activate the cover flow. Did they remove it? Can I re-enable it? If I can't, does anyone know of a way to downgrade with out ...