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

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How to transfer purchases from iPhone into iTunes library

While trying to sync my phone and update new information this came up. There are purchased items on the iPhone “iPhone” that have not been transferred to your iTunes library. You should transfer ...
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Can iTunes be made to play Apple ProRes files?

My videos encoded as Apple ProRes are playable in Quicktime but not in iTunes. Is there anything I can do to make iTunes play them? Apple's support page suggests to me that iTunes can play any .MOV ...
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iTunes 11 does not sync apps updated OTA

With earlier versions of iTunes, if I updated an app OTA, the next time I synced my phone, iTunes would download the new version to my local library. However, this does not happen anymore. I have to ...
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iTunes Sync: X items could not be synced. See iTunes for more information

Every time I sync my iPhone or iPad (both running iOS 5) with iTunes, I get this error. iTunes displays no information that I can find about what the mystery six unsynced items are. How do I find out ...
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iTunes “determining gapless playback information” over and over at launch

I'm experiencing a very annoying issue with the latest version of iTunes; there are 92 songs for which it is determining gapless playback information over and over again, at every launch of the app. ...
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Changes made to Apple account won't apply

I changed my birthday in my apple id on the computer on the apple website because I entered it wrong and now I am trying to subscribe to a podcast but it won't let me: It's explicit (just swear ...
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iTunes Match Alternative … or some way of implementing this

We’ve been using iTunes Match pretty much since the beginning, but recently my wife has turned it off and refused to re-subscribe. I’m fast getting to the same place. It just seems so unstable, ...
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Videos taken on the iPhone will not sync to the iPad

I have several hundred pictures and a hundred or so videos that have been taken with my iPhone 4 and 5s. (90%/10% split roughly). These are all in iPhoto and have imported fine. Everything can be ...
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Only two categories visible in purchased iTunes

I have two movies, plenty of apps, and two books purchased. I set up Family Sharing with my mother's MacBook Air and she bought a movie (on my credit card). She's already watched it, but I don't see ...
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Photo backup and management

I have run out of space on my 16gb iPad . Over 7.2 go are my photos and video. Is it possible to separate my photos and keep most on iCloud or iTunes, accessing only when I wish to review them. How ...
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How do I load shared music onto my son's iPhone?

I have home sharing and family sharing active on all devices. When my son signs into iTunes (v 12) on our iMac (Yosemite), he can see my music library. However, we cannot figure out how to put the ...
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iTunes Insists on Trying To Re-Download Podcasts

There are a couple of podcasts (video podcasts, in this case) where iTunes insists on trying to download an older, already played podcast; it doesn't just want to re-download the episode, but it wants ...
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iPhone 5 problem, “No Service” and not being recognised by iTunes

I've recently purchased a second hand iPhone 5. They demonstrated the phone making calls before I purchased it. Unfortunately the phone isn't being recognised by iTunes, and is also very frequently ...
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Why won't iTunes stream 320 kbps audio across a network?

My iTunes library, that's shared on our network, has some songs that have a bit rate of 320 kbps. These songs will not play when I try to play them from a client computer - accessing them through the ...
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Recover photos from the iTunes backup of a dead iPhone

My wife's iPhone 4 just died: it won't turn on and doesn't charge. It's basically a brick right now. She needs to recover the photos on it. Is there any way to recover this from the iTunes backup ...
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Cannot restore my iPhone backup, iTunes says it's either corrupted or not compatible with this device

I'm in a huge trouble as my new iPhone 4s can not restore a backup of an older iPhone 4s backup. Few days back i had to change my 4s iPhone which was a locked phone( gevey sim) with iOS 8.1.2, so i ...
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Convert entire iTunes library to MP3 then delete old version?

Is there an easy way to Convert an entire iTunes library to MP3 format then delete old version? I know you can do it manually, but then you have to go check every other song and delete it, is there a ...
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How can I retain the artist name?

Most of my songs on my iPhone are ripped from CDs. In this case, song information like artist name are typed by myself, saved and synced well to my iPhone through iTunes but some cases, the ...
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Can I transfer my google play music onto my iPhone?

I had a galaxy s4 and I just bought a iPhone 6. Is there a way I can transfer my music using An app to iTunes? Or do I I have to download iTunes onto a computer?
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Set itunes video tags from command line

Is there any way of adding itunes tags to video from the command line? I will need to set the following: Title. Show. Season. Episode Id. Media Kind (will be always TV Show). Adding artwork from ...
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My iTunes sync completes, but my iPod doesn't get any music. What can be done?

Device : iPod Shuffle 2nd Second Generation OS : Windows 7 64 bit My steps were as follows I checked the "Sync only checked songs" Even though i checked some songs before syncing, i did ...
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Decrypt iPod Music Files

I recently moved computers and don't have all my music in my iTunes (and honestly don't need it there anymore). I have all my music on my iPod and while I know how to get the music files off of it, ...
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How do I make iTunes play slower or faster? I want to play CDs slower for a course I am on.

I want to play videos in iTunes faster (1x, 2x, double speed, etc.) or maybe slower. How do I do that?
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Export specefic iTunes music information to spreadsheet?

Ok so I really need help with this one. I'm doing a school project and I need to be able to chart the Date Added, Date Last Played, and # of plays. Does anyone know of a way to export/copy/retrieve ...
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Restricting Apple ID purchases to free stuff only

I've given my 9 year old daughter an IPad for Christmas. I'm confused about how to set it up with regards to using my Apple ID, or creating a separate AppleID for her. I've read some things about ...
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Restore ebooks (PDF) from iTunes backup?

Upon opening iBooks.app on my clean Mavericks install, I noticed that all my ebooks from other sources than the iBooks Store were missing. Of course, they're not saved in iCloud. So I wanted to ...
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iTunes is changing the number/order of tracks in an album when it loads into my iPod. I want the tracks to stay in order

iTunes changes the number (and therefore) the order of tracks in an album when make a new playlist. Therefore, I cannot listen to an album in the correct order. I want the tracks to stay in order when ...
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How can I turn off encrypted iPhone backup without a password?

I forgot my password for iPhone backup. How can I recover the password so I can turn off the backups?
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How do I sync my music and video from iTunes to new iPhone 6?

In trying to sync my music and video to my new iPhone 6, I noticed that all of the music and videos that I purchased downloaded to my new phone but all of the ones that I had ripped from CDs did not. ...
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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 ...
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Can I transfer videos from iTunes to an iPad not associated with it?

I've got some (non-DRM) videos in iTunes that I'd like to transfer to my wife's iPad. She bought the iPad and set it up without ever connecting it to a computer, so it's never been synched with iTunes ...
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How to sort remixes under remix artist name in iTunes

Is there some way to sort remixed versions of songs in iTunes under the remix artist's name? As an example, Adventure Club has made a lot of songs that are remixes. For now, all these songs appear ...
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Is it possible to still edit the fields in the Get Info window in iTunes 12.1?

The Get Info window in iTunes 12 is a mess. And 12.1 took away the ability to hold Option and get the old one back. It also seems that the ability to edit fields is gone. Now the metadata fields that ...
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Updated apple ID [closed]

as instructed I tried to update my apple ID. Now, money that was in account is gone, and I can't get on iCloud via my iPhone, the id is greyed out.
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Why is “recently added” playlist under iCloud control empty on iPhone?

The playlist "recently added" is a smart playlist (created by iTunes) and lists quite some songs in iTunes on the Mac. The library is kept in the iCloud by iTunes match, so the songs and the playlists ...
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How do I prevent my iMac from sleeping while media is being played or streamed?

I know this problem has been around for a while. With the release of Mountain Lion Macs got the bad habit of falling to sleep when they are not used by a human. My iMac falls to sleep when I walk ...
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How can I transfer music from one iphone to another if it has NOT BEEN purchased from iTunes (ie., songs that were put on there from cd's I own etc.)

Is there a way to transfer songs from one iphone to a new iphone that were NOT purchased from iTunes? I am talking about songs that were from cd's that I or my son own. They are on my old phone but ...
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How can I search for MP3 files by the “Purchased By” field?

As I sort through thousands of MP3 files in iTunes, I notice that I have many files that are DRM and "Purchased By" another Apple ID (that I have no access to). How would you locate those MP3 files, ...
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Create categories with iBooks (Mavericks)

I need to regroup PDF which I have created into categories and to put them on my iPad. With mountain lion I used Calibre to create the categories and iTunes to put the PDF on my iPad as books. After ...
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What do I really lose if I backup my iPhone to iTunes without transferring purchases?

I don't want to waste tens of gigabytes of space on my laptop to store apps that I can just as easily download from the App Store. Assuming I would have to recover an iPhone backup from iTunes to a ...
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How do I change the artist thumbnail in iTunes 12 sidebar?

I'd love to select which artists' album thumbnail shows up next to their name in the iTunes 12 sidebar. Is this possible?
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iPhone 4S wth update 8.1.3

I updated my iPhone with the iOS update 8.1.3, and now I am unable to activate my phone because it shows a connect to iTunes screen with no other option. Finally, when I connect to iTunes, it gives ...
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how do you backup iphone when some of the apps have the old style appleid?

i have an iphone 4s. some of my apps where installed with my original apple id from years ago. at some point apple required/changed everyone to use email as their apple id. Now when i try and back ...
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Join-merge-consolidate many audio book CDs into one or a few albums in iTunes 12 / PC?

Note: Although this post is for iTunes 12, if you have an older version of iTunes, then you might still find some helpful info. Also, see the Answer, and Credits in particular for links that might ...
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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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How do I disable double-click to launch iTunes and play song in OS X Mavericks

In Maverick, whenever I double-click a track to rename it, iTunes launches and the track plays in iTunes. Very annoying. How do I disable (or re-assign) the double-click to launch/play in iTunes ...
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iTunes 12 will not play albums - just one song at a time

I have iTunes 12 and it will not play albums in order - just one song at a time. I have tried all kinds of things to fix this. Something I noticed is that none of the songs are checked any more and ...
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“iTunes could not connect to this iPhone. This device is no longer connected.”

I have a first generation iPad Air (with up-to-date iOS 8.1) When I connect it to my 2013 iMac (with up-to-date OS X Yosemite 10.10) - it doesn't work. Specifically - iTunes automatically launches, ...
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How can I run iTunes without installing Bonjour in Windows 7?

I just checked my Windows error logs and Bonjour has caused a ton of errors. After reading about Bonjour and not needing the networking services it provides, I deleted it. Now when I open iTunes, an ...
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Downloaded music from iTunes is greyed out

I paid for and downloaded a song from iTunes onto my Macbook Pro. The song appeared in my playlist, but in grey and I can't play it, nor can I download it onto my iPod. This hasn't happened before and ...