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

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how do we organize our apps in itunes library

is there anyway to arrange or organize our apps in the itunes library? I mean i have well a ton of apps and it really helps if i could put them in folders / lists / or anything?
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Control iTunes remotely on 10.3.9 (or maximum 10.4.11)

I have this sweet old iMac 350 Mhz sitting in my dusty cellar. Filled with nostalgia I've fired it up and it is still working :) Thinking about how to use it, since it has no fans and good integrated ...
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Make iTunes handle albums with different artists

I'm a big fan of ocremix.org and I have quite a few tracks from that community. However, when looking at my music in Album view, it seems to be fairly arbitrary as to how it combines artist and album ...
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install .ipa via iTunes on friends Mac

I don't want to erase all my existing apps. I just want to install the .ipa file and KEEP all my existing apps. However iTunes says Are you sure you want to sync apps? All existing apps and ...
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Where can I download previous version of itunes?

I am looking to download previous version of iTunes (iTunes 10.2.2). When I tried googling, all the webpages direct to apple site which has only the update iTune 10.3 for download. Can any one let ...
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How to move an iPod or iOS device from one computer to another without losing anything?

I have a new (Windows) PC and I am fed up with booting up my old computer just to sync my iPad and iPod, so I have just decided to install iTunes and sync with my new one. Music, Pictures and ...
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Sync photo without syncing apps

Is there a way to sync photos in PC to iPad, without syncing the apps? I want to manage the apps only in iPad. The problem is that when I turn off apps syncing, iTunes asks me "are you sure you want ...
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Is there a button in iTunes to say “Stop after playing this song”?

Because I might just want to go to bed after this one song (but don't want to stop it midway – It's a classic). Edit: Found a workaround in iTunes 11, a two-click solution but it works. See my ...
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Lost everything after iPhone sync--How can I get it back?

I plugged my iPhone into my computer last night and opened up iTunes. It said I needed to sync and download the latest version. I clicked ok. After all was done my iPhone has been set back to ...
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How can I make a playlist of singles

Over the years (!), I have collected a bunch of weekly freebies, plus I have bought a few singles. Is there any way that I can have a playlist made up of albums with just one track? I just tried ...
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Deleting iTunes App Store purchases from my account

So... Over the period of 2 years owning my beloved iPhone 3GS, I have found many useful apps that I use very frequently. However, in the process of finding these apps, I have also downloaded much, ...
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Replace cracked iOS app with purchased app without losing data

I've done jailbreak a few weeks ago to try some new apps and games before buying them. Today I've updated my iPod touch to a new version and I've purchased some apps I liked. To sync iPod touch with ...
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Does iTunes compress images that I sync to my iPhone?

When I sync a folder with iTunes to download into my iPhone, do the images get resized or compressed in anyway? Specifically I am trying to sync large images such as 5000px x 5000px at 72dpi. If ...
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iTunes says this computer is not authorized

I have a iPod touch, iOS 4.3, running iTunes 10 on Windows 7. I had an iTunes store without a credit card, because I didn't intend to buy apps anyway. So today I plugged in my iPod and iTunes told me ...
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delete duplicate aliases created by itunes when adding songs stored in my external hard drive

I have all my songs in my external hard drive, which is encoded in ntfs. When I add them to itunes, using File -> Add To Library ... it create an alias of each file in my ...
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iPhone Apps in Waiting mode for the last 4 days

I tried to download the "Dictionary Free" app from the App Store four days ago, but it's been stuck in "Waiting" ever since. I've tried everything: rebooting the phone, restoring from an iTunes ...
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iTunes 10.3 thinks it's a version below? No ping, locked out from iphone sync

my iTunes thinks it's a version below for some reason I have 10.3 installed (Finder says so, iTunes > About says so) but when I try go into ping it gives me the "See what you're missing, upgrade to ...
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This Device isn't Eligible for Requested Build restore error in iTunes

So a search around Stack Exchange and days on Google hasn't rendered any solution. You guys are pretty much my last hope short of restoring my Mac, etc. I'm attempting to restore iOS 4.3.2 on to my ...
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iTunes in 2 Countries

I have an iTunes account in the UK but I am going to spend 2 months of the year in the US. Is it possible for me to download from the US iTunes Store but keep my UK credit card and billing address?
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iTunes: long hangs when dragging files into app via File Sharing

On my Mac (OS X 10.6.7) using iTunes (10.2.2 (12)), if I drag a bunch of files into my app via iTunes' File Sharing, the first dozen to four dozen files transfer quickly ... then, sporadically, about ...
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iOS iTunes latest podcasts not showing up

On my iPod touch running iOS 4.1, the iTunes store app (purple note icon) lets me search for podcasts and download episodes. In my RSS feeds I often see a new podcast episode announced, so I load up ...
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I can't find a list of all apps I've ever purchased ( paid $ free). From my iPhone

I'm trying to find a certain few apps that I know I purchased but I can't remember the name of. I don't have access to my computer right now & there's an app that I really could use right now but ...
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How can I open FLAC files in iTunes without doing any kind of conversion?

I have done this before but it no longer works. Some combination of the XiphQT component and the FLAC Import component allows one to open FLAC files natively in iTunes. After an update I was no longer ...
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iTunes freeze when on podcasts tab

I have a problem with the latest itunes 10.2 When I hit itunes podcast tab it freezes. I found a workaround by creating new library, but it's annoying that every time I had to recreate my library to ...
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Do MP3's encoded by iTunes contain my email address, and how can I remove it?

I heard that when you rip an Audio CD to MP3 with iTunes it hides your email address (or some other identifying information) in the MP3. Is this true? Is there any way to remove this identifying ...
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Aperture and iTunes freezing, bringing down Snow Leopard entirely

I've got a 27" dual-core iMac of the generation before the current one. HDD is 2 TB, RAM is 8 GB. I've got Aperture 3 installed and updated, with a photo library totaling 180 GB. With increasing ...
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How to: Create a playlist with full albums for which one (or more) of its contained tracks has a 5 star rating?

I am looking for a tool/script/javascript to run within windows against my iTunes database that will produce a playlist of "all albums for which I have given five stars to any one song." I can easily ...
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Syncing without creating a mess?

Whenever I attempt to sync an iPhone with iTunes for the first time for this specific installation of iTunes, it makes a mess of the currently installed applications - it doesn't remove them, but it ...
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Can I install apps on iPhone/iPad from iTunes without syncing?

Simple question: Can I install an application that was downloaded to my iTunes into my iPad/iPhone without syncing it with the computer? I am abroad and without access to wi-fi, only network cable, ...
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How come Quicktime plays .avi files but iTunes doesn't?

I think I might be missing something but it seems like Quicktime is happy playing my .avi movies but iTunes isn't. So I have to go through the rigmarole of converting .avi to .mp4 with iTunes before ...
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iTunes shows App Updates Badge, but no updates are available

On my iTunes page, it is showing a 7 next to Apps to indicate I have 7 apps with available updates. When I click on the link to show available updates, regardless of which iTunes account I have, it ...
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iPod doesnt show songs, iTunes and Explorer does

I have a black iPod Classic 160GB. I use iTunes on Windows 7 to sync songs. I can see the songs that are synced with the iPod, iniTunes. However, after ejecting, the iPod shows 0 songs. Going to ...
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Delete songs from iPhone but keep in iPod

I want to delete songs from iPhone but keep in iPod in iTunes. when uncheck songs from library, this erase from both devices. Is there a way to remove all the songs just from iPhone?
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Can I read the synced iBooks books from iTunes as well?

I've noticed there is a new category in my iTunes (Books), with all the boocks I synced from the iPad. Can I read books in iTunes on my computer as well ? If not, there is some other way to read ...
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Can I make a locked iTunes 'house account' for a library?

I manage the computers at a public library. We just got a donation of two iPad 2's. I'd like to be able to lend the library patrons the iPad with the iTunes account setup (without a credit ...
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Network Drive for backup (and archive and iTunes)?

I have several Macs (10.6) on a wireless home network and want to add a network HDD, primarily as a drive for Time Machine to back up to. Having heard bad things about Apple's Time Capsule, I'm ...
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How can I transfer non-paid music from my iPod back to my PC? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Transferring music from iPod Touch to PC? I have some music ripped from my own CDs on my iPod Touch. Recently, I lost those CDs (well, I still have one but it's too ...
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What is the optimal setting for importing CDs?

When you use iTunes to import a CD you have several options -- "AAC Encoder," "AIFF Encoder," etc. I'd like to have the best possible sound quality and avoid any sort of lossy compression. Which ...
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Can I keep my iTunes library on an external drive?

My main computer is a MacBook Pro that's running out of space, mostly due to my iTunes library, especially the TV shows. I have a few questions all related to solving this problem. First the most ...
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Can I make an iTunes playlist comprised solely of songs that lack iTunes genius information?

I'm looking to make some lemonade with the "lemon songs" that iTunes genius doesn't know how to catalog. One such example currently is an obscure song called "Polythene Pam" by some beatles boy band ...
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Force iTunes update overnight using cron

I was wondering if anyone knew a command line 'command' I could use in a cron to force the iTunes podcast updater to run overnight. I'm running 10.6
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iTunes library export when the media is on an external HDD

Back when I was using my MBP as a desktop pc I had moved my music archive to an external disk and changed the "iTunes Media Location" within iTunes Preferences. Now that worked without any ...
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Can iTunes pause a specified amount of time after a particular track?

It's possible to get iTunes to start a song in the middle, say, after a long introductory section. (This is great for party mixes, where one doesn't want to interrupt the energy of a mix.) In a ...
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transfer iTunes from Windows 7 to OSX

I store my music on a network location \192.168.1.6\music I added that folder to iTunes on Windows 7. I want to use a new Mac and I'm wondering what's the easiest/fastest way to transfer all the ...
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How much broadband data does Apple TV use in the menu screen?

We have a house in a rural area where broadband data is capped at a really low rate (only 9 GB per month upload and download total, then $10 per additional GB) - the only way to get broadband other ...
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Prefer iPhone when synchronizing playlists between iTunes and iPhone

When synchronizing Playlists between iTunes and an iPhone, by default, the playlists of iTunes are preferred - even if the iPhone's change is more current. I prefer to change my playlists on the go on ...
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Adding songs without duplicate in iTunes?

Is there a way to add songs to iTunes and avoid make duplicates in the process ? I've a couple of macs and I want to merge all my songs on 1 mac and then be using home sharing... Is it possible to ...
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What is the best way to listen to music in my shower/bathroom from iTunes?

I have all of my music catalogged in iTunes, and have no intentions of changing the software I use to listen to it. Therefore, I came here to gain some advice on the easiest/cheapest way to listen to ...
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iTunes is sometimes “Connecting to Store” again and again

iTunes is showing this "Connecting to Store" alert. I know this is caused by the cover-search when I add new songs. But sometimes it happens when starting the app, it stucks and says "Connecting to ...
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iTunes fails to subsribe to a podcast

I am using iTunes 10.2 on Windows 7 32bit I am trying to subscribe to a video podcast (Tekzilla) and I am getting an error message. I've been trying to do that for a couple of days and I'm getting ...