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

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Pdfs on my ipad to my pc

I have downloaded some pdf files I need them for school but would like to read them on my PC at home. how do I get them to my PC.
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How can I transfer iPhone + iPad data to a new computer?

I have iTunes installed on my old computer (Win XP) and all iPhone + iPad apps + all backups are done on this computer. Now I would like to use iTunes on my new computer (Win 7) and retire the old ...
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Can I stream movies from external drive to the new Apple TV?

Is it possible to stream movies from an external hard drive (attached to a Mac Mini) to an Apple TV2? The movies on my external drive show up in iTunes on my Mini, but the Apple TV says there are no ...
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iTunes keeps respawning [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does iTunes re-open after I quit? Hey, I have some rather annyoing behavior with my system: Whenever I close or kill -9iTunes it just keeps coming back up. Any ...
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Select all songs as compilations

How do I select all songs as compilations in my iTunes. I don't want to modify each song one at a time, I have about 2000 songs.
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If I plug my ipod to another computer's itunes, my musics will be deleted?

I'm thinking about use Ubuntu's Rythmbox to synchronize music, but I need the iTunes from my windows to get some apps. If I plug my ipod to a windows with no musics on it (to get my apps), my musics ...
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How can I activate my iPod if my PC is running Linux?

I just bought an iPod, and when I turn it shows an image with the USB cable and iTunes. It wants me to plug it to a computer with iTunes? But I use Linux, what do I do?
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Why does iTunes re-open after I quit the app?

Whenever I quit iTunes, it restarts itself. I have iTunes 10.1.12 (the newest one) installed on my Mac. I don't remember exactly when it started—with either version 10 or 10.1. Is there any solution ...
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How can we unlock an iPhone backup file if we don't know the password?

I've got a rather peculiar problem. My wife's iPhone got stolen and we bought a new one from the insurance money. When trying to restore the backup file to her new phone, iTunes asks for the password: ...
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How do you view more than 20 podcasts in the iTunes app on the iPhone?

When viewing a podcasts on the iPod app on the iPhone, there's an option below to "Get more episodes". When you click on that, iTunes app is launched, and you're shown the latest 20 episodes. Is ...
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Is it possible to send message to shared iTunes library owners on the network?

I wonder if this is a way (or an app) to send instant messages to iTunes library shared owners, visible on the network. It would be really handy to be allowed to communicate with them :-)
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Update/backup iPod via iTunes on virtual Windows XP?

All the programs I use on my Mac these days are either in a Linux VM (in Virtualbox), or open-source apps which are also available on Linux. With one exception: iTunes, which I only use to feed my ...
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Why won't iTunes stream 320 kbps audio across a network?

My iTunes library, that's shared on our network, has some songs that have a bit rate of 320 kbps. These songs will not play when I try to play them from a client computer - accessing them through the ...
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iTunes artwork doesn't change

I change the cover images for the songs in my iTunes library using: Right Click > Get Info > Artwork > Drag-Drop > OK and in most cases the artwork updates immediately. On some tracks, ...
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How to point an Apple TV to an iTunes Library on a NAS?

I have my Apple TV linked to my iTunes library stored on a network storage device by linking to my laptop. I would like to point my Apple TV directly to the iTunes library on the storage device ...
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How do I do custom key binding in iTunes?

How would I assign ⌘1 to Music (Library item) ⌘2 to Movies ⌘3 to Podcasts Surprisingly enough, these key bindings are not assigned to anything yet, and IMO they would be most convenient ones ...
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Is there a way to sync an iPhone 3GS with Mac OS X Tiger?

We recently bought an iPhone 3GS for my stepson. He has my old iMac G5, running OS X 10.4.11 (Tiger), and iTunes 9.2.1. When we connect the iPhone to this computer, we get an error window saying "The ...
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Deleting photos from an iPhone

Is there a tweak that lets me delete any photos from my iPhone - including the ones uploaded with iTunes?
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How do I stop iTunes from automatically assigning a hollow star rating to podcasts?

I’m having a problem with podcasts in iTunes. Here’s how it seems to work: I listen to a few episodes of a podcast, rating them as I go. (I use the 2-star rating to mark podcasts for deletion once ...
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View Song Lyrics in iTunes

Assuming I have songs with lyrics already added to them, how do I easily view them when listening to a song?
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Share iTunes library using a blank disk image?

Is it possible and safe to share an iTunes library between users on the same Mac using a blank disk image to hold the library? The goal would be to have all albums in one place only and to be able to ...
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define multiple release years for an album

Is there a way to define multiple release years in the mp3 tags using iTunes? The reason I am asking is that I have a lot of "remastered" albums in my iTunes database that were released in the last ...
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Wet iPhone 4 doesn't know its IMEI and ICCID and displays connect to iTunes but lacks passcode

Well, due to a bit of an accident, my iPhone 4 got wet. The bright side is that it seems to not have suffered CPU damage, since it still boots up fine. The downside? It displays the connect to iTunes ...
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How do I select a song in a playlist in my library in iTunes 10?

In iTunes 9 and earlier, I could go to a playlist and hold down option and click the small arrow next to the name of any song in that playlist to select that song in the main library instead of the ...
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How does Apple AppStore rank search results?

I have an iOS application - an alarm clock. I released it a little over a month ago. Initially it was paid, but when I saw there were virtually no purchases (from 0 to 4 a day), I changed it to be ...
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iPhone 2G has “NO SERVICE” after restore from possibly corrupt backup

I'm having a hell of an issue with my iPhone 2G. A couple of days ago, I noticed my phone was behaving strangely and appeared to be 'half-synched'. I tried restarting it then did a restore to my last ...
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AppleTV and sorting TV Shows

I've been wondering how to organize my shows by Show, then season and then episode because I have, for example, 6 entries for Bones (one for each season), 7 for Star Trek TNG, etc. and it just looks ...
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AppleTV, iTunes and Multiple Disks

I have a 20 iMac and an AppleTV 2 (the black one), and three external drives (2TB, 1.5TB and 1TB) that house all my music, movies and tv shows. Up until now, I've never needed more than the one drive ...
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Library specific iTunes preferences?

I would like to have two iTunes libraries with one being automatically organized and the other letting me choose where to store the files. When I create a second library it seems to share the same ...
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I rename a app folder on the iPhone 3GS using iTunes 10.1 on Mac; then sync causes it to revert

I run iTunes on the Mac MBP (Snow Leopard). I have a folder of apps called New Folder. I click on it to open it, rename it, then close it. It shows the new name. But then after sync it changes back ...
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how can i subscribe to a podcast series from itunes on my ipod touch

I see i can download individual podcasts one by one but i can't figure out how to subscribe to an entire podcast going forward on my ipod touch. is this possible or can you only do this from itunes ...
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What does iTunes do while it's “Verifying iPod, iPad, iPhone”?

What does iTunes do while it's "Verifying iPod, iPad, iPhone" I see this most often after an abruptl disconnect and plug it back in but also sometimes when doing a second sync immediately after the ...
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How to stream iTunes content to Apple TV 2G without a Mac or PC?

I would like to upgrade my 1st-gen Apple TV and was wondering if it is possible to stream to new Apple TV from a NAS drive with iTunes server or an alternate method. I am not willing to go XBMC way ...
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Is there any free way to have a Mac function as an AirPlay speaker?

I have a stereo system hooked up to my Mac mini, but sometimes I'll play music from my laptop. Is there any way for the Mac mini to be recognized as a speaker and allow me to output sound to it (and ...
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two itunes libraries - one on external hard disk

I have a macbook pro as my everyday machine, but since my music collection was getting big and my hard disk is small, I decided to utilize an external hard disk that I had and was not used for ...
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Upload video to iPod directly without sync-ing

We have a number of iPods and a number of computers and the fact that they need to be matched one-to-one for iTunes sync'ing to work is really a pain. Is there a way for me to upload a video directly ...
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New harddrive, cannot sync my iPad

I just got a new hard drive and I want to sync all my iPad stuff back into my iTunes but it's just asking to erase the iPad. I just want all my books and stuff to be back in my iTunes.
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Why am I asked for a credit card number to download a free app?

I want to download free app in my iPod touch device and i have the following doubts. Kindly resolve me doubts. when i try to download it asks my credit card security number. since i am trying to ...
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Alternatives to MetaX?

I'm trying to rip some DVDs on my Mac, the boxset for a TV show, using Handbrake. I'd also like to automatically fetch metadata - show name, episode name, etc. But MetaX isn't getting any metadata for ...
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Utility to integrate iTunes with Amazon

Is there any utility or script that integrates with iTunes and helps me organize my libraries by doing lookups on large databases such as Amazon? For example: downloading track names from ...
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Can iTunes ignore store credit and use a credit card instead?

There are times when I've got some store credit from a gift card/certificate on iTunes, but I want to buy something without that. I want to buy something with the credit card, regardless of what's ...
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How to install iPhone apps through OTA without iTunes interaction?

I am following this guide on how to install iPhone apps thru OTA without iTunes. I have the following questions: I only have a $99 developer program membership, not the enterprise program. The ...
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why does itunes “optimize” my photos every time i sync

Every time I sync my ipod touch, I sit there and watch "optimizing photos x of 1000" which takes forever. To be clear, I am not adding any more photos. Shouldn't this only be a one time thing to ...
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Is a rented movie tied to the download PC?

Before I left work today I downloaded a rental movie in iTunes then copied the m4v to a USB key and took it home to watch. However I now can't play the file on my home PC: iTunes asks me to authorise ...
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Can I redeem EUR iTunes vouchers in any EUR country?

Can I redeem a 50 EUR iTunes gift card purchased in Germany in any other country of the Euro zone?
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Sync iphone/ipad with iTunes after library rebuild

Short Version I rebuilt my iTunes library and now when I try to sync my iPad and my wife's iPhone, iTunes wants to erase and resync. I want to know if there's a way to save the stuff added to these ...
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What does “plays” really count in iTunes?

iTunes displays the number of "plays" for each track. What exactly does this mean? For example, playing a little bit of a track does not seem to increment the number. But playing most, but not all, ...
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Can we load video onto iPad without iTunes?

We have a shared iPad at work which is used for trade shows etc. It is a pain to only be able to copy content to this from one PC, i.e. one nominated shared PC with iTunes on it. We have Windows XP ...
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Copy tunes to 2nd PC without syncing

I just purchased an album on iTunes on work PC but can't sync because it will delete all my existing tunes from the iPad (I only sync with my music at home). Can I copy the files to my home PC ...
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Recreating iTunes library from a .itdb file?

My Windows laptop (and HDD) have died, taking with it iTunes and my music. Things could have been a lot worse, but I fortunately have a back up of my mp3s. However, I have lost the iTunes library ...