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

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Recording audio (book) and creating useable chapters to send via email using Garageband. Help!

My son has learning disabilities, he is in college, and there was no audiobook available for one of his textbooks. I have spent hours recording the book for him, creating chapters as I went along. I ...
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iPhone not appearing as a device in iTunes, making wireless sync impossible

I'm not sure when this issue started, but at some point in the past I was able to wirelessly sync my phone to my computer through iTunes. The two things that I have changed recently are updating to ...
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How can I get iTunes not to consider “Various Artists” an artist in the artist view?

When I type "monkees" into the "Search Library" box in iTunes, it offers me three things: (A) "The Monkees" as artists, and (B and C) the two songs I have by The Monkees. The search dropdown shows, ...
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How do I stop the iTunes update requests I am seeing on my Windows 7 computer?

I wish to stop the iTunes update requests I am seeing on my Windows 7 computer. I don't have, need, or want iTunes, so after installing it, I removed it months ago by going to the Windows uninstall ...
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iTunes duplication / elimination!

Somehow, I have ended up with two separate Apple IDs in iTunes. One is my user name; the second is my user name with the extension "me.com". Is there a way to merge them? It took me a few minutes to ...
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“Could not load Vox Preferences preference pane.” Solutions?

I'm trying to install the Vox prefs pane so I can have it use the play/pause next and previous media keys rather than iTunes. However after installing, I get the error "Could not load Vox Preferences ...
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On OS X, how can I see which song/stream/… is playing in iTunes?

On OS X, how can I see which song/stream/... is playing in iTunes? I don't want to go to the messages dock on the right side of the screen, just want to see the currently playing title in iTunes ...
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How to send Podcasts from iPad to Mac Mini?

I have a few hard to find podcasts (Monocle.com) on an iPad Mini with iOS 7.0.4. It's getting low on memory and I want to transfer these podcasts to my Mac Mini (Mavericks 10.9.1). They don't show up ...
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iTunes, Proxy Authentication and NTLM

I am attempting to use iTunes through a work proxy. When loading iTunes, it prompts me to enter a username and password for the http and https proxy servers, but fails, saying the password was ...
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Edit track name of track without changing filename

If you edit Name of a file in iTunes, the filename changes too, not just the tag. Is there a way to avoid this? I want top preserve the original filename untouched when I edit Name. Is there a simple ...
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Can I track my stolen iPhone 5 if the SIM is removed and the thief tries to hook it up to iTunes to restore it?

Can I track my iPhone 5 if the thief removed the sim card but tries to use iTunes to factory reset it? Could I track it if does not have a network connection without the sim?
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Permanently Stop iTunes Auto-Loading

I have an early 2013 Retina MacBook Pro and I'm absolutely fed up with iTunes loading. I never use it and I never will. As far as I can tell I've tried every suggestion to stop it from loading of ...
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iTunes - Remove?

I am using mavericks. Often, iTunes starts up on my for no apparent reason. I never use iTunes and would like to remove it (for this reason). I have followed a few different tutorials for removing ...
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How to automate iTunes to iOS File Sharing

Connect an iPad to a Mac via USB and iTunes allows you to copy arbitrary files to apps that support it. How can I automate that? Neither AppleScript nor Automator can do it. Is there a way on the ...
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Player for long recordings

I have recordings which last many hours. I want to focus on some points of the recording. iTunes is not accurate for it. Is there something in the settings for iTunes to allow for more precise ...
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iPod Touch stuck in Recovery mode

I am using iPod Touch 5G and I've recently jailbroken it. First, all my apps disappeared from the springboard. But now the iPod is stuck in recovery mode. I get a 9006 error when I try to restore ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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 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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Why do my most recent iTunes music purchases not sync to my iPhone?

For some reason, the last 15 songs or so that I've downloaded won't sync to my iPhone. I've tried: Removing all music by unchecking "Sync Music" (didn't actually remove the music for some reason) ...
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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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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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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 reset an old iPod?

My daughter gave her little brother her iPod Touch 8g. I have been trying to update the software and would like to get it rest to a factory clean state so I can linked it to the iTunes that already ...
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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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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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iTunes Match Songs Don't Appear on iPhone

My iPhone 5S says it has synced with iTunes Match but some music is missing from the iPhone. I have Show All Music turned on. Is there some way to debug what is happening?
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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 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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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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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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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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I was physically robbed and now can't manage my Apple ID… how can I extract my purchases?

TL;DR Since it seems obvious that at present Apple can do nothing to help me: I need some way of getting as much of my content (music/apps/contacts/etc) out of this account... what can I do? All of ...
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Trouble downloading purchased iTunes videos

I'm trying to download some videos from the iTunes Store onto my iPhone. As part of the (UK) 12 Days of Christmas promotion, I received a copy of the first episode of Sherlock, which I purchased but ...
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Where is “Convert to AAC…” in iTunes 11?

In iTunes 10, holding the Option key while selecting the Advanced menu turns Create AAC Version into Convert to AAC… which allows selecting a number of files which are then converted to AAC and added ...
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how to install standalone itunes voiceover?

Where can I find or download offline standalone itunes voiceover software for installing on ipod shuffle (4th generation) with itunes, That is without downloading/updating it through itunes over the ...
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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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No sound for a second after unpausing itunes video

When I watch an iTunes video and pause it, and than play it again, there is no sound for about a second. I've had it for quite a long time now, but can't remember if it's always been this way. Any ...
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What do I do when I get a “sync session failed to start” message when syncing iPhone to itunes?

The context is that I'm restoring my wife's new replacement iPhone from a backup. It already did the first sync, where it gets all the settings and whatnot, but not the apps. Tried the second sync, ...