Music is the systemic arrangement of sounds.

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What can I use to organize a large music collection?

I'm looking for something similar to MediaMonkey on Windows, for things like: batch editing of metadata automatic tagging based on folder structure creating folder structures from metadata (the ...
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An automated iTunes?

So I've wanted this for a really long time but I'm not 100% sure how to do it. I basically want to be able to have iTunes play a radio station when I come home. I was thinking of being able to have ...
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Above what volume is sound distorted?

I note that on the loudest volume, the sound from my iPhone to 3.5mm stereo jack is distorted. Above what volume is sound distorted/compressed?
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No master volume in the new iPod Touch 5?

I used to have an iPod Touch 3, then I upgraded to the latest iPod Touch 5 a few weeks ago. I noticed that there is no master volume. For instance, now, when I am just browsing Safari, and I change ...
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How do I get my music to appear in iTunes when I'm sharing the app with another user's account?

I share iTunes on my computer with my daughter in law, but when I go to plug my phone in to get my music, it tells me to connect to her account when I have my own account, I tried logging her out and ...
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How to play music from my computer on iPhone (without iTunes)?

How can I play music that resides my computer on my iPhone (plugged in to my stereo)? I am at home, they are on the same wifi network. The computer runs Windows 7. I tried iTunes's sharing feature ...
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How can I hear ambient noise while listening to music via Bluetooth?

I have seen apps like Awareness or PlayEar that allow one to hear ambient audio while listening to music, but none of them support listening over bluetooth. Is there an app that does, or a way I can ...
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How to manage remote music library but at the same time have some music still on the MacBook (preferably in sync)?

How can I keep my whole music library on my NAS and comfortably access it and manage it there and at the same time have a music selection locally stored on my MacBook that I can manage while away and ...
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iTunes refuses to copy music to iPad

I have an iPad 2 with iOS 6.0, and iTunes 10.7. I'm trying to copy music from iTunes to my iPad. Everything seems to act fine, but it doesn't actually copy the music. If I select the destination ...
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Podcasts app “disappearing” from background?

I'm trying to give the new podcasts app by Apple a go. Every morning I listen to a podcast and then pause it when I get to work. When I want to keep listening a few hours later and just press on play ...
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How to stream Spotify from iPad to receiver?

I would like to get some answers on how I can stream music from Spotify on my iPad to my home-cinema receiver. Exactly what hardware do I need to invest in?
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How do i add music from a NAS to an iPhone?

I have a Nas system setup, i can play music through itunes with it but i can not add songs off my nas to a playlist in itunes or copy songs over to my iPhone. am i missing something here or does apple ...
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Can songs be added to an iPhone library without using a computer or the iTunes store?

I wish to use my iPhone without having a computer. However, the iTunes music store is not available in India. So, is there any way for me to directly add music to my iPhone Music app without using a ...
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Is there a karaoke trainer for OS X?

is there an easy-to-use karaoke training software for Mac OS X? My point is, I select the .kar file (or the vocals-only .mp3) and I sing against, then I listen to what I've actually sang? FWIW, I'm ...
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Looking for iOS music player which includes all id3 information

I have open-ended tags stored in the Grouping field of my (iTunes) mp3 collection. I also have information written in the Comments field. A lot of my music is also BPM'd. How can I search by/sort ...
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iTunes help switching songs from one user to another

I'm sharing a computer with my sister and she has her iTunes completely disorganized. I created my own user account on the computer, and am wondering how I can move the music from the iTunes to my ...
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Sync my Music from Windows with the correct Added Date?

I recently moved my music via USB from my windows to my macbook. All the songs were on iTunes and were arranged by Date Added. Once I moved them to the macbook, they all scrambled around with ...
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Can I change my music location for itunes to external hard drive on my mac book pro?

I have itunes setup with my music in the Music folder on my mac book pro. I am now realizing that i am going to run out of space soon so i would like to change this to point to an external hard ...
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iTunes automatically stops/starts music whenever I start/stop Skype call

Couldn't find any similar questions. So I like that my iTunes music automatically pauses when I accept a Skype call, but usually during a Skype call I turn up the volume. Then when my Skype call ...
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Why are only some songs on my iTunes account transferring to my iPhone?

When I first added songs to my phone, all of them were there. Then today I noticed some songs were on the iTunes library but not on my iPhone. On iTunes I have 311 songs but on my phone there are only ...
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iPod Touch won't play music or videos

I have a 2nd generation iPod Touch and I can't get it to play any media files. Everything else seems to be working fine on it, it just can't play music or videos. For instance, when I tap a song in ...
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How do I re-download songs I purchased on the iPad, after formatting the iPad?

I formatted the iPad and lost my songs. Is it possible to re-download songs I bought via iPad?
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Burning songs to a virtual CD

I have a playlist of 180 songs that I downloaded from the internet. I imported it into iTunes, but all the data for the songs was put into their name. for example: 001 - artist - song title was put ...
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Old songs not showing up on my new iPhone.

I recently lost my iPhone 4 so I went and bought a new iPhone 4s. I set up my new phone with the same iTunes ID and password that I have always used. I soon realized that whatever songs I had bought ...
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Music lags after pause

I'm listening to music on my iPhone. For some reason I need to pause it, so I press the button on my iPhone earbud thingies. Then when I start the music up again, it very often lags like crazy. The ...
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I don't want to lose my data on my iPhone, can someone help?

I got an iPhone 4S not too long ago, maybe a month or so. I already have it set up and I bought all of my music on iTunes. I am getting a MacBook Pro soon, and I want to load the music I have on my ...
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iTunes - what playing now notifications [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: iTunes track notifications for Mountain Lion I want to turn on iTunes notifications on Mountain Lion? Anybody knows how I can do this? Growl dosn't work :/
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Downloading previous purchases in iTunes says “Buy”

I'm trying to download previous iTunes purchases to a computer. The following warning comes up. I know how to deal with authorizing the computer, but what I'm concerned about is the "Buy" button. ...
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Is there any application to control iTunes using a GUI over its own dock icon

Do you know any iTunes controller application which uses its own dock icon as a GUI widget to include play/pause, next, previous buttons? Or is it possible to build one easily? If dock icons does not ...
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Can I use my iPad as a Virtual CD Deck

Is there is an app for iPad that will emulate basic CD deck functionality using iTunes tracks? All the DJ software I've seen (or bought) seems to include mixer/deck/additional features I don't require ...
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(Batch) moving iTunes songs to ~/Music/iTunes/iTunes Music/Artist/SongName

I have three albums by Jack Singer. They are in ~/Music/iTunes/iTunes Music/Jack Singer/SongName. I also have one album by Jack Singer and his band. Those files are in ~/Music/iTunes/iTunes ...
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Create a new iTunes column for “Play count/skip count ratio”?

Is it possible to somehow create a new column in iTunes for "Play count/skip count" ratio? I usually use Play Count as a way to determine what songs I like the most, but this typically excludes newer ...
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Control music playing on iPhone from Computer

Is there an app that allows one to control the music playing on my iPhone using the Function keys along the top of my Mac keyboard?
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Good iPad piano software?

I have a third generation iPad ("the New iPad"). I am looking for software I can use to make a piano keyboard appear on my iPad such that when I press the keys, they play notes and sound like a piano. ...
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Trying to get iOS 4 iPod app on a jail broken iOS 5 iPad without totally downgrading

I'm one of the many haters of the new music app because of its useabiliyt. I have an iPad 2 with iOS 5.1 installed on it. Is there any way to download the old iPod app from iOS 4 onto my current ...
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Global hotkey to change iTunes ratings

Is there a global hotkey or keyboard shortcut to change ratings in iTunes for the current song? Some other applications (e.g. Amarok on Linux) have this and I'm missing this functionality from ...
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Display and change ratings in iTunes Mini Player

Is there a way to display a song's ratings from the iTunes Mini Player? I know that I can right click in the display and view/change the ratings from there. Can the ratings be added to the Mini ...
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In iTunes, is there way to switch easily back and forth between tracks in two different playlists or library parts (say podcast and music)?

Use case: I often want to toggle between a podcast and a music playlist in iTunes. Say, while ironing I listen to a podcast, later when I do computer work I switch to music, then when unstacking the ...
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How do I get songs previously purchased on my old iPhone onto my new iPhone?

I just got a new iPhone as my old one was broken. My old one was a iPhone 4 and this new is a 4S. Now I purchased songs from on my old phone and when I look at these songs on the iTunes music store it ...
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Can the 4th Gen iPod Touch really hold more songs with the same amount of internal memory?

I was price shopping for an iPod Touch and I came across this on eBay: All four generations are shown with 8GB of storage. The number of songs each can hold is shown as 1750, except the 4th gen. ...
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After iOS 5.1.1 my ipod doesn't list artists/albums in the correct order

Over the weekend I upgraded my iPod 3 to iOS 5.1.1 and jailbroke it. Today I noticed that artists and albums are not properly sorted and it doesn't display everything. However, all the tracks are on ...
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An iTunes Applescript that appends to tag only when it doesn't match part of the tag string?

I'm trying to find a way to add a keyword or group of words/tags/strings to a set of selected iTunes tracks if they haven't been added. A use-case would be to add extra metadata in a comment such as ...
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How can I move my iPod music to an iPad?

How can I get the songs out of my iPod and move them to an iPad? I thought I could just copy the music to my computer and then transfer it to the iPad, but didn't work (I couldn't see any music file ...
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iPhone 4S not always plays foreground app on external play command

I've got an older iHome iPhone dock model which, among other things, has an alarm clock feature that I use regularly with my iPhone 4S. My standard procedure for setting my alarm is this: I open the ...
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How do I get iTunes to just play one album?

I'm new to iTunes and I was wondering how I get it to play just one album? At present I have "Grid" view enabled. I select the artist I feel like listening to, and it switches to Album by Artist view ...
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Can I remove original music file after imported into iTunes w/ copy enabled

I've been putting all my music into a folder 'Music' then going to itunes and importing into library. The copy to itunes/media setting is enabled. Does that mean after the music is copied I can ...
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iPhone app that allows simultaneous playing of music to multiple devices

The idea is to use each iPhone as a speaker for one track of music. Picture it: you are in the park, having a picnic and you would like your music to be played louder. Why not sync all the iPhones ...
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iPad Music App Crashing

I have a first generation iPad 32GB WiFi model (MB293LL) running iOS 5.1.1. I haven't used the Music app for some time; I generally listen to Pandora. However, I recently bought some music on iTunes ...
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Does lossless audio over Apple AirPlay have preserved audio quality?

AirPlay is very convenient to bring up the sound on my big stereo speakers, but I am wondering whether the AirPlay protocol preserves audio quality, e.g. bitrate? I understand that if the WiFi is ...
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Which iPad/OS X apps can be used to create music for a game?

Surprisingly many music applications are being available for iOS and (maybe) OS X. Are there ones that can be in fact used for game creation? I'm looking to create in-background music, and maybe ...