Music is the systemic arrangement of sounds.

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What's a good iPhone app for playing MP3 music?

I have an extensive collection of video game music that I like to keep completely separate from my 'regular' music (which I use iTunes to sync w/ my iPhone and the stock Music.app to play). I'm ...
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Adding music to an iphone from multiple computers

My iPhone is currently managed on my macbook, where I've added my music library from iTunes onto the phone. However, I want to also be able to add music from my PC to the iPhone, without erasing the ...
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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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How to see how much music do I have in iTunes?

The new iTunes version has brought some changes. And I just realized that it won't show anymore how much music do I have. It used to say the size and the total play time at the bottom of the window, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Audiobook files do not play correctly in iOS 5

I upgraded to iOS 5 on my iPhone 4 and now I cannot play audiobooks correctly. When I transfer audiobooks to my phone using Overdrive they show up in the book section but are unable to play. I have ...
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Getting Music NOT purchased from iTunes, from an old computer to new computer

I am trying to get my music NOT purchased from itunes into a new itunes/computer (the music I purchased from iTunes is on the new computer). i authorized it but keep getting an error message that says ...
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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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Deleting more than one song at one time on my iPhone?

I need help finding a way to delete more than one song at a time on my iPhone. Can someone tell me if that is possible? I have tried deleting songs on my iTunes and then syncing them but it does not ...
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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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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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Transferring all music from iPhone to iPhone

I recently got a new iPhone and the music I downloaded on iTunes on my old iPhone downloaded on to my new iPhone perfectly fine. But the music I downloaded not on my iPhone doesn't download onto my ...
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Why won't my files import into garageband?

I'm attempting to import an mp3 into garageband for some basic editing. I used the media browser to locate the file and then I 'dragged and dropped' main area ('drag apple loops here!')- a quick ...
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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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Editing songs in iTunes 11.0.2

I've recently got a new Windows laptop and downloaded and installed the latest iTunes (11.0.2). All my music (over 5000 songs) went into iTunes fine, just as they were on my old laptop. However I have ...
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How do I sync music on my iPad to my new iPhone?

I have an iPad and recently purchased an iPhone. I'd like to sync music currently on the iPad onto the phone. How can I accomplish this?
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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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iPhone music no longer synced with PC

My iPhone syncs with my PC. The music from my PC syncs - or rather, did - with my iPhone. It doesn't now. Actions I took that probably caused this: I transferred music from 3 CDs to my laptop ...
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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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Moving Files From Dropbox App to Music App

Recently my laptop was put out of commission. Since then I've downloaded some music into my iPad's Dropbox app. I would like to move this from Dropbox to the Music app, but I'm not sure of a way to do ...
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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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Greyed out songs when trying to add from itunes to iphone?

I just got an iphone 4 and downloaded the most recent version of itunes onto my computer because i had a version that was too old. It told me i needed to convert the songs to create an AAC version of ...
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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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Is there a way to specify artist artwork for Music in iOS 7?

I've been a big fan of the redesign of the music app in iOS 7. I noticed that on the Artist list, certain musical acts have a thumbnail of band/artist next to them. This image is independent of any ...
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What does “Do you want to erase this iPhone and sync with this iTunes library” mean?

I just plugged my iPhone into my new mac (previously it was managed using itunes on a PC) I just want to delete some songs that are on the iPhone. It seems I can't press delete on the songs in ...
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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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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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Remove seconds of silence at end of GarageBand exports

Whenever I export a song to disk from GarageBand, it automatically adds a few seconds of silence to the end. I don't want that silence, as the files I'm exporting are sound effect mixes to be played ...
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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 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 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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Is there a way to keep my iPhone from receiving calls/texts/alerts while listening to music?

I like to listen to music on my iPhone when running, but it's really annoying for the music to be interrupted by calls/texts/alerts. I know I can put it in airplane mode, but that will keep me from ...
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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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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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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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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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Some playlists are missing from iTunes Match

I've just subscribed for iTunes Match and it did quite a good job of matching stuff except that three of my playlists are missing from it. That three missing playlists only show up on my iMac which is ...
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How to take music from cassette tapes to iPod

So I have this large cardboard box full of hundreds of cassette tapes with music I absolutely positively had to buy in the 1980s and '90s. If I wanted to listen to the music contained on those tapes ...
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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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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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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. ...