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Audio player most similar possible to Audacious

Short: I'm looking for an audio player the most similar possible to Audacious or the old Winamp. I'm looking for an audio player the most simple possible, not based in libraries like iTunes. The ...
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Sharing my ripped music uploaded to the cloud with iPhone or iPad

I understand that using the cloud on Apple, you can share purchased music across multiple Apple IDs by using one common main Apple ID for iTunes login. You would use your Apple ID for iMessage and ...
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4th generation iPod nano music database not entirely in playlists

I have a 4th generation iPod Nano (16 GB). I have much music on my iPod, but I am not sure if I have all music also added to at least one playlist (I only/mostly use playlists to play music on my iPod)...
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browsing music in cover art in vlc

Is it possible to activate a cover art view for the music library in vlc? I mean something like you can see in iTunes. I am running vlc under osX and I can't find the appropriate preference.
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Sorting Music by Artist

I haven't found this question elsewhere. Background: I have an iPhone 5 with the most up-to-date software on it at the time of this posting (iOS 9.2). In the Music app, under My Music, I want to ...
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Export ALL properties of iTunes media

I have imported music into iTunes and edited numerous properties such as "Episode ID". I want to export the media along with these edited properties into iTunes on a different computer. When I drag a ...
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Music player won't open

I have put a couple of songs on my iPhone 5s and was playing them fine but I stopped for a short time and when I pressed the button to go back to my music all I have got is a girl with earphones on ...
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Why has iTunes not found/downloaded all of my purchased songs?

I have just purchased a new Macbook pro and I began to set up iTunes and download my 1000+ songs that I have purchased on iTunes. Upon going through the 'purchased' button on the iTunes store, only ...
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Unable to sync through ubuntu using libimobiledevice

I have an iphone 5c on iOS 9.2 and I tried to sync music with my ubuntu based laptop. I It didn't work. So I went on investigating. I found out that the libraries to read iPhone on Linux based systems ...
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Disfunctioning songs on Apple music

Some songs in apple music can't be played. It is very weird cause in the start I could listen to these songs, and then suddenly they became unable to play. They just turned grey and it isn't possible ...
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Iphone 6, 9.1 iOS, Sync problem

Just upgraded to an iPhone 6 from the 4s, as soon as I plugged it into my computer to re-sync all of my music it gave me an update to 9.1. After the update I began to sync my music only to have maybe ...
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Why isn't all of my music displaying in my music library on my iPhone?

I have recently imported a number of CDs to my iTunes library on my PC. I have synced my iPhone to the iTunes library and it reports that I have the same number of songs on both my PC and iPhone (641 ...
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Managing iTunes Music with Multiple Devices

I recently started creating a new iTunes library of music that I am meticulously organizing with playlists, tags, and ratings. I'd like to share it on my girlfriend's phone but I want to ensure ...
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Smart playlist consisting only of tracks that are sync'ed to a device

I currently have my iTunes set up so that certain Artists and Genres automatically sync to my iPad, and other Artists and Genres automatically sync to my iPod Touch. That's already done. Now I'd ...
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Music shuffle with latest update is based on recent listening

I saw this post on why iTunes Shuffle All isn't random: Why isn't iTunes shuffle random? but that doesn't explain what I've been noticing since updating to iOS9 on my iPhone 6. If I select a ...
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Sync a macbook's iTunes library from an offline library stored on a disk

I know that it's possible to store one's music library on an external disk attached to an Airport Extreme or an AirPort Time Capsule: Option + iTunes, "Choose Library...". One can also store a ...
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Play all songs of an artist using iTunes Apple Music?

I'd like to play all the songs of an artist using iTunes and the Apple Music subscription... On some artists I see some top tabs, more precisely: "All / Music" and pressing on Music I get the list of ...
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iTunes artwork not shown in retina

I've got this pet peeve where it really annoys me when something isn't consistent, and this particular issue has been there for quite a while. When I'm in iTunes using album view mode and I open an ...
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Song lyrics from iTunes on Mac won't show up on Android phone

In iTunes, I download many songs and often change the lyrics in the songs on the "Get Info" tab into translated lyrics. It maintains the translated lyrics perfectly fine on my mac book, but when I try ...
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Audio player with specific options

I'm tired and annoyed of iTunes (I don't think it's the greatest music-listening experience app I can use) and I'm looking for a higher quality audio player, but with very specific options available: ...
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How do I delete songs from my iPod touch?

I recently joined Apple Music. Ever since, when I try to manually delete songs (those that I have uploaded, which are not loaded from Music) I am not able to. My settings are set to manually manage ...
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How to delete music from my personal playlist on the computer which hasn't fully downloaded and cannot delete

**For a while I have wanted to delete specific music which hasn't downloaded fully. When I have connected my phone to my computer, I do the usual click on my personal device and then music. When this ...
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How to get itunes to update your playlists automatically

Is it possible for itunes to automatically update his playlists based from your personal folders ? For example when you remove a song in Finder, I want to have itunes to simply remove the file from ...
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Volume for Video and Music in Apps not Working on iPhone 5C

I am using the following apps iTunes, Facebook, YouTube on my iPhone 5C. The problem comes when I watch a video, or play music tracks. For instance, I will play a song and the music begins to play, ...
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iTunes cutting off songs

iTunes cut them off and move onto the next song, usually after a minute.Some tracks plays fine until end some have this problem. The songs all play fine in any other media player. I'm on Yosemite and ...
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Why my MacBook only loads the odd numbered songs?

I've had my MacBook for 4 years now, and have had this issue for as long as I can remember. When I load songs from my MacBook to a pendrive, only the odd numbered songs plays. Whatever the device is,...
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iCloud Music Library: Playlist Recovery

my brother has recently deleted all of the playlists in itunes including some that were shared on Apple Music and others that were in the iCloud Music Library. I am thinking that Apple may have a ...
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Mac OSX 10.10.5 [Itunes 12.2.2.25]: Is there a shortcut for hearting a song on iTunes?

Having to tab back and forth between what I'm working on and iTunes only to heart a song by clicking the tiny heart in the play area is annoying. If there isn't a short cut what would you suggest to ...
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After updating my macbook to 10.10.5 I lost all my songs from my iPhone not bought from iTunes and can't get them to play

I turned off iTunes match and tried to update my iPhone again so that all my songs would show up, but still my songs will not play on my iPhone even though I see them. It just jumps to the next song ...
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Can’t delete a particular album

I can delete every song on my iPhone 4 except one album. I've tried swiping across, but it will not do it for the album I want to delete, while will do it for every other song.
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Genius playlist on iPhone 4s, iOS8

the genius playlist terms and conditions doesn't display on the phone screen, it's blank. And so I can't accept. Which in turn doesn't make the playlist work at all. I use an iPhone 4s and I just ...
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In Yosemite, have the finder Cover Flow to correctly show artwork of music files edited with third party apps

I have just upgraded to Yosemite, and I am using some third party applications to edit the id3 tags of my music files. In particular I am using Tagger and Kid3. I noticed that the artwork I add to the ...
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How i can sync apple music with WiFi network to the iphone?

i'm use Apple music in my mac and iphone, but every time i make album "available for offline" after download all track. After that in my iphone when select "available for offline" Download again all ...
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iOS Music download for offline play

I have a question. I know on iTunes you can lower the bitrate of the music and it converts it to lower such as 192kbps. So my question is once that is done and I go to the iTunes within lets say my ...
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Where does iTunes get data to populate “On My Device” Music list?

I have an issue similar to question #142146 "iTunes shows 'ghost' songs on my iPhone that are not there, how do I fix this?" When the conversion to AppleMusic occurred, several hundred songs on my ...
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Some songs in iTunes stuck on “Waiting” status

I recently lost my entire iTunes library due to a hard drive failure and a backup failure. Fortunately (I think?), I am a iTunes Match subscriber. I created a new iTunes library. I logged in with my ...
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Music application starts loading the spinner every time I launch the app!

I recently bought a new Apple iPhone 4s. Whenever I launch the Music app, (after closing it from the background list of running apps), I see a spinner sign to the left side of the battery indicator. ...
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Playlists have disappeared from my iPhone 5s

All of my playlists have disappeared from my iPhone, and when I attempt to sync it with iTunes, nothing happens. I have tried it with the previous and current versions of iTunes. My device is running ...
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anytrans is mixing up songs on mac?

so a while ago i downloaded anytrans for my new mac so i wouldn't have to delete the song previously downloaded on my cell phone, but recently it has been mixing up song titles for example it says the ...
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Is there a way to use a USB PC Keyboard so that it only sends to a specific app, while laptop keyboard sends to active-app?

I'm trying to find a way of having two keyboards, so to speak. I'll try and be clear about this. The MBP Laptop keyboard would function as-is, i.e., whichever application is active (on-top) will ...
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How do I extend a music clip to it's full end. The end will not move as the whole song is condensed

In iMovie 10 a background music clip somehow shortened way up. It will play the whole song but of course the playhead stops and will not complete the slideshow. I cannot extend it by dragging the end. ...
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How to see/reset iCloud status of a song when using apple music on iOS

On an iOS device (iphone/ipad iOS 8.4) iTunes stopped uploading my own (i.e. not from the iTunes store) music. On my iMac iTunes the tracks appear in my Music grayed out, meaning they can not be ...
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Unable to sync two specific songs to Apple devices

I usually have no trouble syncing music to my iPhone, and before I got the iPhone, my iPod. But there are two specific songs that never want to sync from iTunes to ANY device - "Close to Me" by The ...
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iTunes database shows non-existent song, does not appear in library

I recently re-downloaded an album from the Purchased tab in iTunes, however I noticed one of the songs did not appear in the library. After the download had completed I went back into the Purchases ...
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How do I Import a playlist from my computer copied from old ipod classic

My old ipod classic started failing years ago. I've managed to revive it several times by putting it in the fridge for a day (in case you guys didn't know about it). Because of this, I backed up all ...
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Is there a way to view song ratings on iPhone without extra click?

New iPhone user here. Longtime Nano user. I am a major fan of "rating" songs with Apple's star system. On my trusty iPod Nano (3rd gen), the rating showed by default when the song plays. But on the ...
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Stubborn tracks won't disappear from iPhone 5

I have deleted all music on iPhone5, but four tracks still show up--yet they don't show up in iTunes on the PC. When I view contents of phone in iTunes, it shows the music I used to have on the phone ...
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Script - Audio Files - Find, Count and Sort by type

I have a very large audio collection I have to sort. It's a mixture of M4A, FLAC, AIFF, WAV and MP3. It's the result of years of work by a now deceased person who sat in their garage ripping their own ...
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Transferred “iTunes Media” folder to Synology NAS - constant data exchange

I just transferred my music library to a Synology NAS to share it with my macs. What I did: I (permanently) mounted my Synology shares as nfs on my iMac to get instant access to the music files. Then ...
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Can I use an iPhone 4 to stream music from my computer, and control that music with my Android device?

I have a jailbroken iPhone 4 that I'd like to use to play music on my receiver. It would be hooked up 24/7, only serving one purpose. The music would be stored on an HTPC. Ideally I could stream FLAC, ...