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

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Make iTunes delete old listened podcasts (after a while)

I would like iTunes to automatically delete the downloaded file after I had listened to it. Ideally I would like to be able to keep them for a few days after I had listened to it but it's not ...
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Is there a way to remove the artist name from a large number of titles in itunes?

I have a few hundred mp3's which are labeled, e.g., "Rush - 01 - actual title of song". Is there a way to automatically remove "Rush - XX - " form the title names?
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How do I cancel a download in iTunes on the iPad?

I have selected to download a few podcasts in iTunes on my iPad but have decided that I don't want them anymore (they're audio only and I would prefer to listen to them on my laptop instead). Is there ...
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How can I stop iTunes 10 launching when pressing the Play/Pause buttons?

When I'm watching a movie and I press the "play" button, iTunes 10 launches. How can I keep this from happening?
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Can I use the same iTunes Library on both Mac OS and Windows?

I'm running Boot Camp, and once in a while I'd like to listen to music under Windows too. Is there a way I can use the same library under both Mac OS and Windows? Just changing the "iTunes Music" ...
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What are the pros and cons of using iTunes to manage my iPod?

I've heard people talking about using alternative software to manage their iPods. My iPod came in the post today and I was wondering what the pros and cons of using iTunes (as opposed to popular ...
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Is it possible to have the iPhone automatically open iTunes/sync on one computer and not on others?

I want to be able to plug my iPhone in to my main computer and have a fire-and-forget sync happen with iTunes automatically. But leaving the box(es) ticked about doing this appears to be a device ...
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Can I buy songs from iTunes within my iPhone appplication?

I'm new to iPhone development and sorry if my question sounds stupid. Just wondering is it possible that I can buy songs from the iTunes using my iPhone application I just saw some apps doing the ...
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iTunes Store: “Your payment method was declined.”

Last night I attempted to purchase an app from the App Store on my iPhone 4. The previous day I had purchased an app with no issues, and this time was told that my payment method was invalid. When I ...
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iTunes Utility - Merging Libraries

I would like to merge three separate iTunes libraries. Here is more information: Currently have 3 separate iTunes libraries on 2 laptops and and dekstop. Want to merge all three onto the desktop ...
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Merge two accounts on iTunes?

I just noticed that I have 2 different accounts on my computers. Is it possible to ask Apple to merge them and been able to share the music I bought on each account ?
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Is there are place to report missing/incorrect album art to the iTunes team?

I know there are various ways to get/replace album art in iTunes and other questions about that. Some of them don't provide as good quality art as from iTunes (Store). Some of them also inflate file ...
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Remove all duplicates on iTunes library

I want to remove all duplicates from my library, to consider a duplicate the song must have the same encoding, bits, duration.
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How can I gift an iPad app from iPhone OR via Web?

I would like to gift an iPad app to my friend. I don't have iTunes installed on my work laptop and right now I don't have my iPad with me. All I am trying is checking it on App Store on my iPhone, ...
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How do I sync apps that I have bought on the iPhone?

I have bought a number of apps on my iPhone. When I try to set up syncing with iTunes it says that this will remove all of the apps. How do I make iTunes not want to replace all of the apps and ...
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Verify that entries in iTunes are actually on disk

I have a ton and a half of songs in my iTunes (Windows 7). I recently consolidated my library from 3 different Hard Drives. I also deleted some of the unwanted music folders on my C Drive (but I ...
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Is it possible to merge two iTunes Store accounts so we can share apps and other purchases?

My wife and I each have iTunes on our PCs. Originally, I set these up with separate iTunes Store accounts. I was led to believe that we ought to do this because an email address is used for the ...
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iTunes: Can I show all of my podcasts in one view, so that I can sort by date?

I have a few podcasts that I just subscribed to that I would like to listen through in order by date. Is there a way to show all podcasts in one list view? If not, is there a way to sort my podcasts ...
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Can I bulk delete songs no longer on my hard drive from iTunes?

Does anyone know how to do an iTunes windows bulk delete of files for songs no longer on my hard drive?
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Using Spotlight to play iTunes songs causes another song to play after resuming from pause

Spotlight allows you to play songs from iTunes. Unfortunately, when I pause the song and resume, iTunes goes back to playing what it was playing before I used Spotlight. Is there any way to fix this ...
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Can I import my old podcast MP3s into iTunes?

The title pretty much says it all. If I have 25 podcast MP3s, how can I associate them with the podcast in iTunes?
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un-sync iPhone and iPod Touch

I bought an iPod touch first. I registered it with iTunes, gave it a name, etc. All was well, it synced when I connected it, made backups, etc. Eventually I got an iPhone. I didn't need to register ...
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What is the latest version of iTunes that will run on a PowerPC-based Mac?

What is the latest iTunes that will still run on a Power PC based Mac?
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How can I ditch iTunes and find a suitable audio player?

With the recent features added to iTunes player I find it to be pretty heavy and resources consuming, just to do just what I would like it to do, which is play music. It is almost becoming a full OS ...
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iPhone sync hangs on 1st generation iPhone

I have a 1st generation iPhone which is suddenly failing to be able to sync with iTunes. It starts the sync process, but then part way through iTunes just hangs and becomes non-responsive. I have to ...
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How do you find the UDID for an iOS device?

How do you find the UDID for an iOS device on Mac and Windows?
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Adding MP3s to iTunes 10 Doesn't Work For Some Files

I have recently upgraded to iTunes 10. I had some MP3 files which I would like to add to the library. In the past I have dragged the folder into the iTunes "Library" section which has added all the ...
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How can I change the country of an iTunes account?

When I first set up my iTunes account, I didn't have a credit card, so I set it up as a US account, as this was the only way I could create one without a card (and thus use my iPod Touch). The ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut for playing a song next in iTunes DJ?

I would like a quicker method of queuing up my songs in iTunes DJ. Right clicking and selecting the option is too slow.
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How can I sync my iTunes music library between two Macs for free?

I have a desktop system that I use as a server. I also have a MacBook Pro that is my main computer. I've done a lot of organization and cleanup of my music library and have it all on my MacBook Pro. ...
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How can I revert the appearance of the close, minimize and zoom buttons with iTunes 10?

The new vertical layout is causing me all sorts of grief - is there any way to revert this back to the normal horizontal orientation of the close, minimize and zoom buttons of every other Mac OS X ...
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iTunes album cover is not the correct cover for that album

My iTunes shows the wrong cover image for a handful of albums. How can I correct this?
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Is there an OS X equivalent to iOS's Remote App?

Is there some equivalent to Apple's (iOS) Remote App for the desktop (running OS X)? I.e. some – preferably small – application to control an iTunes instance which is running on another Mac? Maybe ...
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What tool do I best use to automatically cleanup / correct / complement the song info of all songs in my iTunes library? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there any features like winamp auto tag exists for iTunes? Please suggest both mac and windows tools. Please also tell us about your experience with this tool.
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iPhone says “The Apple Id you entered Couldn't be found or was incorrect. Please try again.”

All of a sudden my iPhone 4 (iOS4.0.2) can no longer download apps. It says: The Apple Id you entered Couldn't be found or was incorrect. Please try again. I know for certain that the password ...
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How do I remove files from iTunes which have been deleted on disk?

When cleaning up my disk I deleted a couple of files from my music collection which iTunes was managing. Now when I try to sync a device I get an error message that it can't sync these files because ...
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Is there any way to add an ePub book to iBooks without iTunes?

I purchased a book and have it in ePub and PDF formats. I can easily add the PDF to iBooks from Safari. However, I can't find a method to get an ePub book into iBooks without iTunes. I'm away from my ...
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How can I prevent my iPod from downloading album art?

I have a first-gen iPod Nano 4GB. I live having album art in my iTunes library on my nice, big, fat, PC hard drive. However, I don't really need it on my iPod. I'd like to maximize the amount of music ...
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What does “The information on this page is out dated” mean when updating apps in iTunes

When ever I try to download updates of my iApps in iTunes I get a dialog that says "The information on this page is out dated". If I hit "Check for updates" again all is well. Does anyone know what ...
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What does the error “iTunes could not restore the iPod 'NAME' because the backup could not be saved on the computer.” mean?

My iPod was acting up (the clock was going out of sync, it often became unresponsive to touch) so before contacting Apple I decided to try a Backup & Restore. I plugged in my iPod and pressed ...
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How do I keep Last.fm from scrobbling podcasts?

I would like to use last.fm to just keep track of what music I listen to, but I listen to a lot of podcasts as well, using both iTunes and my iPhone. Is there any way to prevent the Last.fm ...
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iTunes Does Not Automatically Sync

I just installed iTunes 9.2.5 (x64) on a new laptop, and iTunes is not automatically syncing when my iPhone is plugged in. The preference "Prevent iPods, iPhones, and iPads from syncing automatically" ...
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How to move only purchased music from iPhone

I have multiple Macs registered to my iTunes account. If I plug my iPhone in to any Mac other than the one I usually sync with it, I have the option to transfer purchased items from my iPhone to the ...
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What are some of your best iTunes add-ins?

I realized recently that iTunes has add-ins. What are the add-ins that add value to iTunes on Windows? One add-in per answer please.
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External Disk to use with iTunes in a AirPort Extreme

I have a external disk that I use now to have my iTunes collection, I want to connect the same disk to the AirPort Extreme so I dont have to use a USB port in my Notebook. Does anyone have a ...
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Prevent iTunes from resetting my music library location

My iTunes library is located on an network drive, or rather, the music is, and my library file is located on my MacBook. Library file: /Users/glenn/Music/iTunes/iTunes Library Music: ...
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Multiple tags on music in iTunes?

Is there any plugin for iTunes making it possible to tag the music with multiple tags (not ID3-tags or genre)? Just like last.fm does, e.g. "soft electronic african female-vocalist"? Genres are so ...
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Are there any features like Winamp's auto tag exist for iTunes?

It took me 3 months to ID3 Tag all of the MP3s (artist, album, released year, etc) in my iTunes library. It was annoying. I saw that Winamp solves this problem with an "Auto Tag" feature. Is there ...
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iPhone 3GS on T-Mobile Connecting to iTunes Question

I just purchased iPhone 3GS. Currently it is running Version OS 4.0.1. Now if I update my iTunes on my Mac and plug then connect the iPhone to the Mac to sync it then will it brick or not. I need ...
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Why iTunes updates get released so fast and why everytime the entire iTunes has to be updated instead of patched?

I use iTunes on my Mac (OS X 10.6) but I wonder what's up with it's update. I really want know Why iTunes updates get released so fast and why everytime the entire iTunes has to be updated instead of ...