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

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How to stream iTunes content to Chromecast

Is it possible to stream my iTunes moves and TV series to my Chromecast? I've found some solutions on Google but I'd like to avoid tricky transcoding processes. What's the easiest solution?
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Transferring purchases from iPhone to iTunes - Why is it necessary?

When trying to restore my iPhone 5s to 7.0.4 via iTunes I get this message: There are purchased items on the iPhone “X’s iPhone” that have not been transferred to your iTunes library. You should ...
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How to deauthorize an iPhone without iTunes?

I no longer wish to use my old iPhone 3GS. I used to use my Apple-ID to log into The iTunes & App Store on it. Since I use that Apple-ID for iTunes & App Store on several other iDevices, I ...
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AppleTV is not accessing the iTunes Store after updating software to version 5.2

Last night just as we were about to watch an already-rented movie, our AppleTV showed a notification that a software update was available, which my wife selected. After the update was completed, it ...
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Rent movie on iPad, watch on Laptop or Apple TV

I rented a movie on my iPad but there isn't enough space on it to download the movie so now I'm trying to either watch it on my AppleTV or laptop through iTunes, but I can't seem to find how to do ...
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Can I change Apple IDs?

I originally used my Apple ID with my daughter's iPod and now iPhone so that her purchases would be linked to my credit card. I now know that wasn't necessary. I'd like to know how to change this so ...
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Do I need to keep apps on my Mac with iCloud

I have a MacBook Air with limited disk space as well as an iPad and an iPhone. With iCloud, do I need to keep the apps in iTunes on the MacBook anymore? When I try to delete them all in iTunes by ...
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Deleted apps on my iPhone stays in iTunes

When I delete an app inside iTunes from the iTunes Library, it will also get deleted from my iPhone, the next time I sync. The same with if I download a new app, it will be transfered to the iPhone. ...
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How to copy iTunes Library from one user profile to another?

On my Windows Vista, I use iTunes to synchronize songs, apps, movies and books (items) with my iPod Touch. The iTunes media folder location is C:\Users\thomas\Music\iTunes\iTunes Media which does not ...
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How can I prevent the SD version of a TV show from downloading in iTunes when I purchase an HD show?

When I buy a TV show in iTunes in high-definition, at the time iTunes starts to download the show, it actually begins downloading two versions of the show: one in standard definition, and one in high ...
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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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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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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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Set a keyboard shortcut to clear all tracks from the Up Next queue in iTunes

I am looking for a way to assign a keyboard shortcut to clear all the tracks from Up Next queue of iTunes. Does anyone know a way to do this? Using Mac OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.4
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Does iTunes have a limit on the number of movies it can list?

I have a very annoying problem. Using HandBrake I have been able to rip and hereafter metatag all the family's 1500 movies for our iTunes library. Once, I couldn't find the movie I was looking for, ...
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How to manage remote music library but at the same time have some music still on the MacBook (preferably in sync)?

How can I keep my whole music library on my NAS and comfortably access it and manage it there and at the same time have a music selection locally stored on my MacBook that I can manage while away and ...
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How do I stop the play/pause keyboard buttons from launching iTunes on Mountain Lion?

The play/pause keyboard buttons always launch iTunes. I want to use a Subsonic client, Thumper. The buttons control Thumper correctly, but I want to prevent iTunes launching. There was a hacky ...
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Disable Keynote Function Keys

Keynote uses the ►ll, ►►, and ◄◄ keys to play/pause, go to previous slide, and next slide, respectively. This causes the keys to no longer control iTunes. Is there any way to stop Keynote from ...
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Unknown Error Occurred (-54) Enabling iTunes Match

I just added my Apple ID to a new MacBook Pro and tried to turn on iTunes Match. This is the error I get: The only info I can find indicates this is a connection error, but I can connect to other ...
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iTunes Match “upgraded” one of my songs with a glitchy version. Now what?

I signed up for iTunes Match. It matched most of my songs and uploaded the rest. I was playing one of my favorite songs and discovered it has a glitch at 21 seconds in. It is consistently there, even ...
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Can I have two mac users share one iTunes library on the same mac?

I have my iTunes library that lives under my account. There's about 20 Gigs of music and I sync the music to my own iPod. My wife now has her own iPod. She wants to log in under her own account, ...
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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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Multimedia Key Binding

How exactly does Apple "register" the multimedia keys? I notice that Play/Pause, Rewind, and Fast-Forward are active Application aware. By which I mean that it will control Front Row, or iTunes, DVD ...
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Set Spotify as the source for song titles instead of iTunes

A lot of applications say something to the effect of "get the current song title from iTunes for your status", so is there any way to have those pull from Spotify instead of iTunes? I'm willing to ...
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iPhone Birthdays vs OSX birthdays

My OSX calendar app is configured to show all the birthdays of my contacts (they are displayed as this special calendar with the parcel icon in OSX). It seems that iOS (6, on iPhone 5) does that too ...
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Delete a rented movie that is only partially downloaded

I rented a movie and actually was able to watch it, but in iTunes it still shows up as a download in progress with an error and when I tap the icon it just says I don't have enough memory to continue ...
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iTunes Match questions regarding songs marked as “Uploaded”

I have about 800 songs marked as "Uploaded". I would love for them to be replaced by "Matched" 256kbps AAC files. Will iTunes Match ever re-check songs that have been flagged as Uploaded at some ...
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Does iTunes 10.5.0.142 not support the original iPhone?

I have the original iPhone and I cannot seem to get it recognized by iTunes 10.5.0.142. I followed the troubleshooting advice at http://www.apple.com/support/iphone/assistant/itunes/, but it did not ...
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How do I tell iTunes not to back up apps?

I found that the apps I have stored in iTunes take up more than 10GB of space on my computer. Since I have a 128GB SSD I'd like to tell iTunes not to backup apps. I can download them again for free, ...
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Watch a video while it downloads in iTunes 10

Previously when downloading an iTunes U video I could double click it and the video would start playing while it is downloading. But now after updating to iTunes 10 it doesn't seem I can do that? Is ...
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What are some cheaper alternatives to Airport Express that allow music streaming?

I have a Windows desktop and laptop (no Macs) and an Airport Express for listening to music in the living room. I also have sets of speakers in two other rooms. I don't want to spend another $200 just ...
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iPhone available space: significant difference between iTunes and iPhone

I am trying to update my wife's iPhone from iOS 7 (.x.x) to 8 (the latest). I was trying through iTunes because the iPhone says only around 300MB is available. iTunes shows around 7GB as available ...
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Retrieve the Apple ID used to download a given app (in iTunes)

I have multiple devices, all handled with iTunes in the same PC. Each device is associated with a different Apple ID. I may want to install some apps in more than one device. As far as I know, an app ...
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iTunes starts playing when disconnecting Bose Soundlink Mini

i have a Bose Soundlink Mini connected to a Macbook Air. When the Soundlink turns off after a time (because of energy saver mode), iTunes automatically starts playing music. I didn't find any option ...
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WWDC videos on Mac

I've downloaded a few of the WWDC videos on my iPad using the WWDC app. I've also marked some of the videos as favourites. Can I access these videos on my Mac, maybe from iTunes? I found the videos ...
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How do I stop iTunes 11 from randomly match SD and HD episodes of a TV-series?

I'm trying to add my entire TV-series collection to iTunes so I easily can view it on my AppleTV. Everything was great until I tried to add DVD-rips and BD-rips of the same show. Now it just randomly ...
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iTunes on Windows 7 loses connection to other iTunes or Apple TV 2

I can start iTunes on my Windows 7 desktop, and can browse it from my Apple TV 2. It works fine for a while, then randomly in the middle of the movie I'm watching it completely loses the connection ...
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Is there an iPhone podcatcher? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What apps are available for subscribing to podcasts directly on the iPhone I was glad to see that you can download podcasts directly from the iTunes app on the iPhone, ...
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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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Unable to change payment information to NONE in iOS Appstore

Ever since adding an iTunes gift card to my account, I'm getting verification requests like crazy. I can't even download free apps. It takes me to my payment info and when I try to select none, I ...
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Any way to display the duplicated songs in iTunes 11?

I recently upgraded to iTunes 11 (v 11.0 (163)) and the show duplicate feature has been removed. What tools or alternatives exist to display duplicates in iTunes?
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iOS Updating: OTA vs iTunes

Is there a difference between updating iOS via OTA or iTunes? I have done some pretty good mucking around with my iPhone 4S's filesystem (e.g. deleting my Music folder). I have an inkling that the ...
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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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How can I control iTunes from another Mac?

I've got a Mac Mini running Lion that stores my iTunes library. It's hooked up to my receiver and speaker system, so it's the preferred machine for playing tunes from. I'd like to be able to control ...
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import movies already on computer into iTunes

I have a bunch of movies/TV programmes on my computer that I want to transfer to an iPad. As far as I know, the only way to do this is to first add them to iTunes (on a computer), then synch iTunes ...
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How can I get a list of programs installed on an iPad?

I'm using a rental iPad2 this week and it came with a lot of cool pre-installed programs. When I get my iPad2 back next week I'm thinking of installing some of these programs. Is there an app or tool ...
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VLC won't become default for MP3 or MP4

I have tried a number of times to make VLC Media player the default for MP3 and MP4. I open a file and tick the "Always open with" checkbox, but they still open with iTunes and QuickTime by default ...
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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 dangerous is it to share my iTunes ID?

Someone I one shared my iTunes library with, which contained purchased content from the iTunes store, contacted me and asked me for my iTunes ID because music they had copied from library in to their ...
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How do I transfer my Disney Digital Copy movie to iTunes using Lion?

I want to try this "Digital Copy" to iCloud movie deal but when I pop in the DVD it says: You can't open the application Up because PowerPC applications are no longer supported. Is there any ...