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

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What format/bitrate are iTunes sample files on the iTunes store?

Is there anywhere which officially says what format/bitrate is used for the sample files which you play on the iTunes store? If there's nothing official, can any audiophiles work it out roughly? So, ...
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Extracting text notes from an iOS 5 backup file?

So, I have backuped my ipod touch ios 5, and downgraded to iOS 4.1 (the only with SHSH available) Now i can't restore my backup to iOS 4... I am only interested to my notes, do I have anyway to ...
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stop iTunes from auto-playing after import

I drag a movie onto the iTunes icon. iTunes imports the movie, and then begins playing it for me automatically. How do I stop it from playing the movie automatically?
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Maximum number of Airport Expresses/Home Audio Distribution Network

I'm trying to set up a 6-zone home music distribution system using 6 AE's, each one being connected to a number of speakers thru multi-channel distribution amps. All would be located in my central ...
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Itunes isn't showing a device button, instead shows dropdown menu for “wishlist” and “previews”

I have the latest version of Itunes, and I went through all of the troubleshoot steps, and nothing's worked. here are some screenshots of what I'm talking about: http://imgur.com/a/F5nIk#0 The ...
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How to delete an app from device using iTunes?

How do you delete (not just hide) an app? The Facebook app is corrupted and is causing my phone to crash and restart. (4 times just yesterday!) I really don't want to have to restore my entire phone, ...
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How does appannie collect their app store rankings?

App Annie claims ranks go up as high as 1500. Using the charts apple provides (example: ...
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iPhone pictures won't delete and keeps “restoring” after deletion using iTunes sync

I'm having trouble with deleting my pictures. The initial problem is that after updating to iOS7 all my Photo Albums are stuffed up. There are like 2-3 instances of the same albums with different ...
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Podcast syncing via iCloud: Mark episodes as played/watched

I use iCloud to sync my podcast subscriptions across multiple devices (Macs, iPhone, Apple TV), and generally, it works: All my feeds and stations appear on all the devices. Also, the play position ...
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What is the difference between sync-ing my iPhone and backing-up my iPhone?

What do they mean? If I sync my iPhone will anything change on it? Does my iPhone have to have the same data as my iTunes account? (Because it doesn't - by design.) If I get a new iPhone when the ...
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How can I remove errant podcast entries in iTunes?

I am using iTunes 10.6.3 on OS X 10.8 On my second generation AppleTV there are 8 podcasts showing that I have long since deleted. When I look in iTunes there is nothing there. I then created a smart ...
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Can't copy media to iPad through iTunes File Sharing because not enough free space is available

I'm getting the following error when trying to copy a MKV file to VLC on iPad using the iTunes File Sharing on Windows: "Movie.mkv" could not be copied because not enough free space is available. ...
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iBooks: how to sync PDF only?

I use my iPad as PDF reader, so my iPad contains many PDFs which I'd like to sync. It should be the steps below: You need to login with correct Apple ID on every device you want to sync Plug in ...
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Streaming Video Content/Conversion - MacBook Pro (iTunes) to Apple TV [.MKV to .M4V]

I have a few .MKV video files that I would like to be able to list in iTunes so that I can stream to my Apple TV device. I currently use the Beamer app (MacBook) to stream them across however I was ...
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How can I double a song's length?

I have a song in my iTunes (11) library that loops amazingly well, but is rather short in duration. I'd like to double the length of the song by having it loop once before continuing, so that I can ...
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How do I sort a playlist by filename in iTunes?

I want to import an audiobook where there are 14 folders on the form "Author - CD ## - Title", and the mp3-files are on the form "### - Author - Title" (incrementally over all CDs, so the last file of ...
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How to find low bitrate audio (non alac/flac)

I'm relatively new to the audiophile world and I still have some lossy audio files in my music folder. I do have all this music on cd so I would like to find the lossy albums so that I can rerip ...
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Add a folder of music to iTunes

Setup: Windows 7, iTunes 11.1.4.62 I have a couple dozen folders of .mp3 and .m4a files. In iTunes, if I do "Add Folder to Library..." or drag-and-drop the folders onto iTunes, it looks like it's ...
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How can I fix my ID3 tags without confusing iTunes?

I'm planning to use TagScanner to clean up the ID3 tags for my music (though I'd be happy to use an alternative if it addressed the problem below). Unfortunately, doing so will change the files out ...
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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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Is there a way to keep my iPhone from receiving calls/texts/alerts while listening to music?

I like to listen to music on my iPhone when running, but it's really annoying for the music to be interrupted by calls/texts/alerts. I know I can put it in airplane mode, but that will keep me from ...
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How can I delete photos imported to an iPhone from a PC?

How do I delete photo albums that I accidentally imported to my iPhone 4S from my PC? There is no delete available for either album or individual pictures.
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How to get iTunes 11 to Group by Album Name

tl;dr Is there an easier way / hack to get iTunes to display albums by album name? Currently it splits albums up by artist, then sorts the album names A-Z. Going through and manually changing the ...
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How to transfer music betwen Mac's?

I just got a new iMac and I am trying to transfer my music from my old MacBook onto my new iMac. I have all the songs in iTunes Library. Thank You all
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“Automatically install new apps” not working

I've got "Automatically install new apps" checked on all my iDevices, but it hardly ever does what it says. For example, I just downloaded three new apps to my computer and then did a Sync operation ...
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iTunes on PandaBoard/Rasperry Pi or other single board computer

Has anyone being able to get iTunes to run on a single board computer like PandaBoard or Rasperry Pi? I would like to do this to build a low cost, low power consuming media center. If one could bring ...
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iPhone/iTunes play count & location updating

Here's the scenario: My phone holds my music list, and is synchronized with my home computer My work computer also runs iTunes, and I plug my phone in there to play music by first having told it not ...
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Is my local iTunes music library completely replaceable by iTunes Match?

My iTunes library contains (1) purchased music from the iTunes Store and (2) music that is not from the iTunes Store (like mp3 files ripped from CDs). I am subscribed to iTunes Match. Furthermore I ...
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How to Launch Multiple Applications Together?

I was wondering if there was an easy way to launch a specific Application whenever another Application is launched. In other words, I want to launch multiple Applications together as a group. To be ...
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Headphone play/pause button controls iTunes only

Finally upgraded my MacBook Pro (Unibody late 2008) from leopard to snow leopard, with a view to go to Lion when it finishes downloading. I've now noticed that hitting the single button on my Etymotic ...
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Play/Pause buttons - different application?

Given the age of this question, and the fact that it's about the remote, I think there's merit in asking this again, and separately: On a Mac keyboard the F8 key is also a play/pause button. By ...
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Why does the menubar hide when I'm in iTunes?

Often when I'm using iTunes 10.4, the menubar will hide and show like the dock does when you set it that way. I don't know of any settings that allow for that to happen on the menubar. Is it a bug or ...
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iTunes always asks me whether to back up apps from my iPad and iPhone

Every time I connect my iPad or iPhone to my Mac, iTunes gives me a prompt like this: I’ve been clicking “Back Up Apps” for both devices, and yet I get the same prompt every time I connect. How can ...
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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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Create backup iPhone with forgotten encryption password

I'm trying to make a backup from my iPhone, however it's set to be password protected. I do now know the password, as I've never set one. I've tried all the passwords I know, which I've ever used to ...
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How can I delete an iOS app and preserve its data?

I have a 16 GB iPhone and there are a few sizable (~1 GB) games that I have not played lately, but I would like to preserve my progress in case I play them again at some future time. These games do ...
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Create new 'super-category' in iTunes heirachy

In iTunes, I have many audio files which aren't music. In my case they are guitar tutorial tracks, but others may have similar things which are for language learning or self-help/hypnosis tracks. I ...
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Files, photos and videos missing in ipad air

I have lost my files in notes.app and lost my photos and videos which were transferred from my iPhone 5 to iPad Air. Can I recover them?
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iTunes sync mysteriously failing in various ways

I have an iPhone 4S with iOS 7.0.4, and my MacBook (10.6.8) has iTunes 11.1.4. I have a few small mp3 files that I want to copy from my MacBook to my iPhone. When I connect the phone to the MacBook ...
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How to authorize iTunes in Mavericks (OS X 10.9)?

I've got my new iMac OS X 10.9 I'm using iTunes on my new iMac, running Mavericks. I would like to download music/movies which I've purchased. But then a pop-up displays: Your computer is not ...
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How can I hide incomplete albums in my iTunes/iPhone?

I have lots of single songs from albums in my iTunes library. I also have several albums. On my phone, when I look at the "Albums" view, I'm looking for an album to play. What I see are a whole lot of ...
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how do i “check” my songs in Itunes

I'm on PC with Microsoft Windows Vista. iTunes was stuck for forced it to close. When I reopened iTunes all 5000 of my songs were unchecked. How do I put the check mark back on all of them?
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Songs stuck in Automatically Add To itunes folder

I use an mp3 tagger to fix my mp3 tags, and the tagger is set to move my tagged mp3s to the Automatically Add to iTunes folder. Then, iTunes usually copies the tracks to iTunes and organizes the ...
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How can I download WWDC 2013 videos straight to my iPad?

I want to download some WWDC session videos to my iPad. I don't want to download them to iTunes, then transfer them to my iPad. Is there a way to download them directly?
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iPad app on MBA maverics

Compatibility question I want to download the BBC iPlayer from the iTunes store on my Mac Book Air (10.9), but it is only available for iPad or iPhone as shown here: Can I still somehow use it on ...
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What will happen if I restore my iPhone from itunes?

So, What will happen if I restore my iPhone from itunes?
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Itunes Info Button Missing?

I am running the most current iTunes 11.14 version and am trying to sync my contacts on my computer to my iPhone 4s. From everything that I have read, I'm told to find the "info" button and select ...
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Stop iTunes from opening when a device is plugged in?

Since re-installing OS X (10.8), every time I plug in an iOS device iTunes opens up and shows an error message: iTunes could not connect to the iPhone "..." because it is locked with a passcode. ...
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Is there any keyboard shortcut to turn on and off shuffle and turn on repeating on iTunes?

Is there any keyboard shortcut to turn on and off shuffle and turn on repeating on iTunes? They aren't mentioned on iTunes help section Keyboard Shortcut.
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How to see iTunes Store browsing cache

Is it possible to see/save any browsing content (e.g. images) from the iTunes Store app on Mac? And if yes, how can I save it?