Music is the systemic arrangement of sounds.

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Music player program that reads star ratings from Windows

I used Winamp on Windows. This allowed me to rate songs using a 5 star system. These star ratings are stored in the files as metadata. I could view the star rating in file properties in Windows ...
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How to play MP3s on iPhone 5s without iTunes?

I just switched from an Android to an iPhone for the first time, so I am learning. I have a ton of MP3s I want to have on my phone. I used my computer and put them all in Dropbox and it works fine ...
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iTunes Auto-Add does not move files

I got a little problem regarding the "Automatically Add to iTunes.localized" Folder. I had a big Library containing about 100GB of Music. Somehow iTunes got messed up and lost all the file-links, so ...
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How to refresh metadata in iTunes?

I've updated much of my songs' metadata using MusicBrainz Picard and it's successfully updated in the .mp3 files. However, a song's updated metadata is not reflected in iTunes until I play it. Is ...
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repeated iCloud downloads required

Some of the music on my iPhone (4S, IOS7 keeps having to be downloaded for me to play it. In several cases over the past months I have had to download the same songs several times. No synch in ...
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Sync Mac and iOS music playlist position

Is there an iOS app that will allow playlist position syncing between itself and iTunes on my Mac? I have recently started listening to more playlists without shuffling them, and it would be nice to ...
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List all playlists that include a particular song

I would like to replace a songs that I have in my iTunes library with a higher quality version (and different filename). These songs are listed in various playlists in my iTunes library, what would ...
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Import music into iPhone without deleting everything

My OSX crashed and I installed it completely new (no backup). Now I wanted to import some music into my iPhone and it seems it is not possible. Every time I get the warning that everything get deleted ...
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iTunes seems to be compressing my album art

| don't know which version it was before the new version started to compress image quality. I prefer my songs to have a high resolution album cover, like Rihanna's "LOUD" album cover, the cover is ...
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Possible to automate entering star ratings and play counts for identical/duplicate song in iTunes?

I'm in the process of replacing my low quality <192 kpbs MP3s into either 320 kpbs MP3 or ALAC files in iTunes. Right now my routine is to import the new HQ files to iTunes, go to "Show Duplicate ...
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Downloaded song can't be deleted off iPhone

Even when I delete the songs they just stay there and it can't be removed — it stays there and there a cloud beside it, that just re-downloads it. How can I delete the song?
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Why does my music not play through FaceTime?

When I'm on FaceTime with my friend and we both want to listen to music, how come if I turn on my music on iTunes, the person I'm facetiming with can't hear it?
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Album covers from songs bought in iTunes won't show album cover on iPhone

I restored my iPhone 5 from an iOS 7.0.6 jailbreak to iOS 7.1. I restored to a backup. During the syncing of songs from the backup to my iPhone it accidentally got unplugged. I plugged it back in and ...
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Add MP3 Files To Native Music Player?

I use Linux on the desktop and have zero access to iTunes. I'm in a position where I have to use an iPhone for a while. I can plug my phone to my computer and mount the storage drive. Where would I ...
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Purchased music keeps appearing (iPhone 5, iOS 7.1)

I have downloaded music directly from iTunes onto my iPhone from the app. The problem is some of the songs I don't want on my iPhone and I just do not have the space for it, and I would like to add ...
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Songs on iPhone I never put there

There are song on my iPhone that i never put there. Only the playlist iPhone and Purchased are activated and those songs are not on that list. And somehow, I can't remove them. Anybody help?
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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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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 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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How to remove cloud songs from Music app?

During Christmas 2013, Apple an official app that gave out free downloads for a week or so. I used that app to get some free songs. Now they appear forever stuck in my Music app. I don't want to see ...
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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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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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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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iPod Touch: Is there a way to play certain playlist at certain time?

Is there a way to play certain playlist at certain time of day using the built-in music app? If not, is there an app for that?
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Convert an already recorded stereo track to mono in Garageband

I have a guitar track that I accidentally recorded in stereo. I can't find anywhere in garageband to change it to mono after the fact. Is this possible? Panning the guitar track to the right ...
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How can I stop music from continuing to play after i answer a call?

Whenever I listen to music on my Iphone 4s and recieve a call the music stops to allow the phone to ring however when i answer it the music continues to play in the background making it difficult to ...
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Stream music from iPhone to another phone over Bluetooth

Can you send music data from your iPhone to Android with Bluetooth? I've got an Android Phone plug on my stereo and I want to use my iPhone to play music on it. Is it possible?
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iPhone almost always defaults to Music app over Spotify

Before iOS 7 it seemed like if I had a "music" app open, when I would hit the play button (from the lock screen, ear bud button, bluetooth speakers, etc.) the music from that app would start playing. ...
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AppleScript to get all tracks from albums with less then a certain number of tracks

How would I write an AppleScript to get all tracks from albums with less then n tracks in iTunes?
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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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Prevent Music app from downloading artist images

The artist view in the iOS7 Music app on my iPad uses images that are not in the song files, nor occur anywhere in iTunes on the Mac. So it must have downloaded them from Apple, using the artist name. ...
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Any non-Java, lightweight, free DLNA media renderer (DMR) for Mac OS X?

I am trying to hookup my mac mini with 5.1 stereo and want to use it as kinda like music jukebox. So I want push music to it via DLNA/uPNP, make it as DMR Found some options medialink - $20 ...
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My computer is broken, how can I get my music onto my iPad?

My computer is broken and I have just acquired an iPad. All my music was on my computer and accessed through iTunes but that computer no longer functions. I don't think I was using iCloud. How do I ...
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How can I remove unchecked and deleted songs in iTunes from my iPhone?

Music which I've deleted from library and/or unchecked still appears on iPhone 4 and plays with checked music even after syncing. How can I delete music from iPhone so it does not play any more?
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'Loading iTunes Match' always shows when I start Music on my iPhone

A few months ago I was having problems downloading songs from iCloud, I could play them fine, but just couldn't download them for off-line access. I spoke to Apple support, and they advised me to ...
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Music App. Touch anywhere to Pause or unpause

I'm looking for an App where, once the music is playing, I can touch anywhere on the screen to pause it, and then start it again.
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Options for iTunes replacement

Ever since iTunes 11, the Apple UX team has destroyed iTunes usability. Presently is is extremely hard to find audio files in large libraries. Previously you could search the entire library and ...
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Syncing someone else's iphone to my itunes

Can I sync someone else's iphone to my iTunes and put my songs on their phone without losing their imformation such as contacts
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No songs on itunes when ipod is disconnected

I didn't have such problem with the previous version of itunes, however after upgrading it to version 11, I can't get to access my songs after unplugging my iPod. In the past though I'd still manage ...
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How do I copy mp3s and then edit the ID3 tags of the copies without altering the tags on the originals?

I made a playlist for my brother, using tracks (.mp3) that I have on my Macbook and usually listen to with iTunes. I want to put these tracks onto a USB stick to give to him. I don't have the USB ...
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Reanimate “dead tracks” in iTunes that are one external drive

I keep my 20k+ songs on an external drive because the of tiny drive in my MacBook Air. Unfortunately after i removed the drive, all my tracks in iTunes show the exclamation mark. Is there any way to ...
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iTunes insists on erasing my iPhone [duplicate]

I have an iPhone that was synced to an iTunes library. Then I upgraded my Mac, and forgot to backup the iTunes library and transfer it to the new Mac. Ever since, I have been manually managing my ...
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afconvert: Difference between AAC formats: 'aac ' 'aace' 'aacf' 'aach' 'aacl' 'aacp' 'alac' 'paac'

When using afconvert for AAC output, I find little documentation on the format variants under the m4af category: 'aac', 'aace', 'aacf', 'aach', 'aacl', 'aacp', 'alac', 'paac'. I can guess probably ...
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Wineskin FL Studio 10.0.9 latency

Has anyone used the FL Studio on Mac? I used WineSkin to install it and it has a latency when I am using the Keyboard. I noticed that FL Studio shows that its using 0 RAM. Maybe thats cause Wineskin ...
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Itunes Library through web browser [duplicate]

I want to view my itunes music library online from a differnt computer. Is there a web address that i can use?
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How do I find songs in my iTunes library that aren’t associated with my Apple ID?

I get messages when syncing my iPod that tell me that a song cannot be copied because I am not authorised to play them. Is there a quick way to find all songs that are like this and delete them?
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Rating Tracks with half stars on iPad or iPhone

I'm aware that one can rate tracks in iTunes on a Mac with half stars but I haven't figured out a way to do this on my iPhone or iPad. Anyone know of a way? I found a workaround using iTeleport and ...
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Find which songs failed to sync

I've got about 6000 songs in my iTunes library. I just got a new iPhone and after synching I found that there were about 60 fewer songs on it than there was in my library. However I didn't get any ...
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Sync non purchased music

How can I transfer non purchased music to my iPhone using ios7. The transfer/sync worked going to the iPad.