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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 create a smart playlist that shows only full albums in my library?

Does anyone know how to create a iTunes Playlist that shows only songs in My Library which are part of a complete album in My Library. Essentially I want to see all my complete albums. You can in ...
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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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Clear apple music history

I have added some songs on Apple Music for my sister. But even now after I have removed then they still appear on the for you tab. How can I clear my history in apple music. Reset it. I know I can ...
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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, ...
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Music files disappear from PC hard drive after copying them to iPod

I've been having this issue for a little while now. I use a PC as well as an iPod Classic. When I sync songs to the iPod, the actual files disappear from the computer's hard drive and iTunes ...
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iPod classic not displaying new songs

I use a third party tool to manage my music on an classic ipod white. Now, I've transfered new songs to the ipod and within the tool they are showing up, but on the ipod itself I can't find the new ...
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Streaming from iTunes to iPhone without Home Sharing

I have a gigantic iTunes library on my Mac and would like the ability to stream directly to my iPhone. I can accomplish this by switching on Home Sharing and accessing my library via the Shared ...
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iPhone 5S starts playing music by itself

I sometimes put my headphones in and find that music is already playing - I can usually tell how long it's been playing for depending on where I was last up to. Same for podcasts. I've wracked my ...
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Plugin to sort iTunes albums by colour

I think that it would look neat if iTunes arranged all the albums in the album view by their colour i.e. all the red covers into all the orange covers, yellow covers etc. Is there a 3rd party plugin ...
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iTunes not deleting old music from iPhone when synced

I recently got a new computer, installed iTunes, and am trying to sync my iPhone 4. To my surprise, iTunes actually synced the new versions of the songs (same files, just copied to my external hard ...
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Can't find music transferred from RhythmBox (Ubuntu PC) to iPhone

I've transferred a single song to my iPhone 5 through RhythmBox from my Ubuntu PC, however, when I open the "Music" app, it's not showing there. But in RhythmBox, it does show it's present. ...
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Why can't I skip ahead on a song or podcast in iTunes?

All of a sudden, while playing a song on the itunes store or a podcast on the podcast store, I can't skip ahead to a specific time. When I click ahead, the cursor reaches that location, then ...
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iPhone music disappears?

I download my music that's on my iCloud and then the next day it's not there and I have to go back into the iTunes store on my phone and re-download them from purchased in the store. Why won't they ...
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Moved NAS, need to repoint iTunes

I had a fully working iTunes library, the .itl on my MBP, and music in my organised folders on my NAS share. This setup I would like to keep as iTunes manages my iPod but nothing else. So I don't ...
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Replacing alert file in app package contents?

Probably a strange question - not sure if this is possible or not....I purchased a utility app for Mac recently to manage my NAS and external hard drives. Works great, only thing that's really ...
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Music Keeps deleting itself on iPhone 5s

My music keeps deleting off my iPhone 5s by itself. I go on iTunes and download the songs again but the next day half my music is gone again.
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How to find the music I downloaded?

I have an iPhone 4 and a Dell Laptop. Whenever I sync my phone to the computer I can't find my music that I purchased recently, or the music that I downloaded from the internet. The music is not on my ...
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Only music bought in iTunes gets synced on iPod touch

Only the songs I've purchased through iTunes are showing up on my iPod, but all of the songs show up on iTunes on the computer. If I go to On my device and then Music, it shows me all of my music ...
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Not syncing all songs to my iPod

I am trying to put all of my songs on my iTunes Library to my iPod and it isn't working. When I select the entire Library option it only downloads 179 out off over 300 songs. Does anyome know how I ...
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iPod Touch only transferring purchased music

I'm having a problem with my new iPod Touch gen 5. Only purchased music is transferring to the iPod. It's also not transferring my playlists. All the music still plays in iTunes on my computer. There ...
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Don't care about albums, just songs

I have many songs in iTunes. They are organized like this: artist/album/song. I don't want that. I don't give a hoot about albums. I want my music organized like this: artist/song. Is there ANY way ...
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Is Volume in Get Info -> File honored by iTunes?

iTunes offers Sound Check for volume normalization. The results for the Sound Check analysis are displayed in the File tab of the Get Info dialog under Volume (not Volume Adjustment, that's ...
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When I'm about to use microphone in browser , anyway stop playing music in iTunes?

I'm using chrome browser and when I make a call from a website it uses microphone, is there any way I can do stop playback of iTunes automatically , whenever i use microphone?
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Music disappearing from my music library

I recently downloaded an album straight to my iPhone's music library. The album is synced to iCloud however it keeps removing itself from my music library and I have to 'show all music on' and ...
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Synced music not showing on iPod

I download some music on my iPod that I have on my computer. I created a playlist and download about 25 songs through iTunes and it took all of the music. Suddenly my iPod shows no list and no music. ...
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iTunes says iPad has no music, despite music being on iPad?

Whenever I plug my iPad into iTunes (version 12.1) it says that there is no music on the device, despite having 2000+ songs on the device. This has become especially frustrating as iTunes has since ...
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HTTP music stream app for Iphone?

I have an mpd music server set up on a remote server to stream http music data on port 8000. I'm having trouble finding an app on the store that will server as a client music player for this http ...
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Music 'On this iPhone' not actually on my iPhone?

So I plug my iPhone in, and click on 'iPhone' in the top right corner. And click 'On this iPhone' and select Music. It shows 20 songs, 7 of which are on my phone. I have tried syncing but nothing ...
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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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How do i fix the Album Select for syncing?

I want to put up my entire collection of music in iTunes however i am begining to realize that i wont have the space for all of it. Alot of the soundtracks i have are Drama CD's which i could remove ...
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Duplicated Songs on my iPhone 5C

I recently had my phone iPhone 5C replaced (SIM Card Problems). As soon as I got this new one, I went home and synced it. All of my songs were duplicated, and I had no idea what had happened to it. I ...
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itunes synced to iphone 8.1.2

I have deleted all my songs and podcasts from my iphone from the usage screen. I have 19 songs that still appear although my iphone. with no way to swipe to remove. Under storage iphone says there is ...
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How to delete duplicate songs on iphone 4, and already erased songs?

I have songs on my iphone that are no longer in my library. I've turned of my icloud, deleted everything from my phone and re synced everything, and still the songs are there. This also occurs with ...