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

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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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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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What actually happens during “Waiting for changes to be applied” and “Waiting for items to copy”?

There are literally hundreds of threads on dozens of different internet forums about iOS devices that get stuck on "Waiting for changes to be applied" and/or "Waiting for items to copy" while syncing. ...
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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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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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Skype way too quiet. How to get louder Skype audio output on my MacBook Pro?

My girlfriend and I are getting really irritated with how quiet Skype is on my new MacBook Pro. Even with the volume turned up to the max, I can still barely hear her even with my air conditioning ...
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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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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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How can I rename a song in iTunes with a keyboard shortcut?

I can hit the up and down arrows to navigate a playlist in iTunes 10.5 but hitting F2 doesn't allow me to rename a song. I have to grab the mouse and do a finicky click, wait, click to highlight 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 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 ...
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Can I use my Apple ID to download apps I've purchased onto a friend's iOS device?

Im buying an iphone for my friend, which knows nothing about technology, im planning to download apps for him. Can i use my apple id store and download what I already purchased with my iphone (so ...
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Is there a way to hide songs in iTunes

Christmas is over, and now there is a lot of Christmas music on my Mac. Is there a way to disable or hide a genre or a category, rather than individual songs, from iTunes. Basically I don't want ...
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How do I get iTunes to play the albums of an artist chronologically?

I use iTunes all the time in the grid view, showing artists. If I click on one, all tracks of this artist are displayed, grouped by albums, sorted after the album name (alphabetically). Now I click ...
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Is it legal to burn an iTunes playlist to an audio CD and give it a friend as a gift?

All the music on my iPod is legal, either ripped from my own CDs or purchased from the iTunes Store. On a road trip recently a friend said she liked the music, so I was thinking of making her a mixed ...
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Disable automatic iTunes launch when iPhone is plugged in via USB [duplicate]

How do I disable automatic iTunes launch when iPhone is plugged in via USB (for charging)? In fact, I would like to disable automatic launch of anything when an iPhone is plugged in (including ...
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iTunes 11 does not record Play Counts anymore?

I was playing an album the other day and noticed that none of the songs being played are incrementing their play count. I am running iTunes 11.0 and would like play counts to work like before. What ...
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How can I prevent certain tracks from going to iPod?

I manually put music onto my iPod by dragging albums over from the library in iTunes. For some albums, I don't want all of the tracks to copy over to the iPod - for example, audio commentaries and ...
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iTunes “Check for Update” button puts up a dialog box asking for a file

This is on Snow Leopard. When I plug in my iPhone or iPad into iTunes and click the "Check for update" button, it puts up a dialog box asking me to choose a file. This is supposed to happen if you ...
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Does iTunes consider a one-star rating worse than no rating at all?

If I want to tell iTunes I don't really like a track very much (but don't want to uncheck the track or delete it from my library) should I rate it as one star or leave it with no stars? Which would ...
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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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New Apple ID not pushed to iPhone

I recently changed my Apple ID from an old email address to my current one. I updated the Apple ID in iTunes and then synced my phone with iTunes. Now, however, when I try to download new apps (or ...
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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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How do I copy music to my iPhone using iTunes 11?

I've always managed my iPhone/iPad/iPod Manually, I recently updated to iTunes 11 and now I can see no way to get my music onto my device. I used to be able to just drag songs from my library to my ...
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How do I get iTunes to just play one album?

I'm new to iTunes and I was wondering how I get it to play just one album? At present I have "Grid" view enabled. I select the artist I feel like listening to, and it switches to Album by Artist view ...
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Files Renamed in Finder not Reflected in iTunes?

I just did a batch rename in Finder (using AppleScript), however the filenames in iTunes remain unchanged. I tried restarting iTunes and that did not help. I also tried iTunes >>> File >>> Library ...
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Unable to change Apple ID on my iPhone

I changed the e-mail address linked to my Apple ID. Now when I try to update apps or purchase them on my iPhone 4, the old address pops up asking me for the password. I cannot seem to get it to change ...
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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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Is it possible to upgrade iOS without connecting the device to a computer?

Is it possible to upgrade the iOS version and apps on an iPhone without connecting it to a computer and going through iTunes?
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My iPad keeps asking me for my iTunes account password

It keeps asking me for my password, even when I'm using other apps such as Mail.
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Downloading/Sending video from my iphone to some other device in different ways

I have a very large video on my iphone that is pretty important to me, its over an hour long around 8 gigs big. I usually use image capture or iphoto to download my videos from my phone to my mac. ...
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How do I create and save multiple iPhone backups in iTunes?

I had a near death experience this weekend. After purchasing a new 13" MacBook Pro I migrated all my data from my old MacBook Pro over to the new one and in the process with iTunes ...
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How can I copy a playlist from my iPod to iTunes?

I have some playlists which exist on my iPod only; I lost them in iTunes the last time I did a backup. How can I get these (non-smart) playlists out of the iPod, and restore them to iTunes? I have a ...
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How does iOS app DRM work, exactly?

When I purchase an app in iTunes on my Windows computer, I get an *.ipa file that is a self-contained iOS application package. I can browse the contents of these IPA files with 7-Zip and even extract ...
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How do I rate songs on the 5th gen iPod nano?

How do I rate songs on the 5th generation iPod nano? Is it possible? Do they get copied back to iTunes?
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I forgot my local backup password to unlock the iPhone backup file

I just received my new iPhone from Apple after I had my old one changed due to it being a rather bad specimen. Now I'm occurring a rather irritating problem, as I connected my iPhone with my iTunes to ...
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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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How can I get rid of multiple “purchased on <my iPhone>” playlists?

When I got my first iPhone and bought something via the iTunes app, I got a playlist in the iTunes source list underneath the “Store” heading for all the songs I purchased on the iPhone. I’ve had a ...
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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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Can I move my iTunes library to a network drive?

The question title pretty much says it all. I'd like to be able to free up space on my iMac G5's hard drive. I had considered upgrading the drive, but moving it off the Mac seems like it'd be a better ...
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How to manage Apps without wiping out your iPhone App data?

I want one to do one simple task: Manage my iPhone 4 apps using the iTunes interface on my laptop. I've done it before, but now there's a problem. When I go to the Apps section on iTunes, the apps ...
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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?