Apple's iTunes Match service is a great feature for people who have large libraries or want to sync their music across a lot of different devices. It lets you store any song in your library that exists in the iTunes Store on the cloud, even songs you imported from CDs, and even improves the quality of some of them. But, like any new service, it's not without its problems, and the fact that it costs $25 a year makes those problems seem even worse. Among the issues that users reported, unmatche...
This video shows you how to keep your itunes library, music information, and song ratings intact after reinstalling your computer's operating system. Before you begin the reinstallation process, you must make sure your music is in the same location and will be in this location after the reinstallation process. After reinstalling, open itunes while holding down the shift key. In the window that pops up, click on the "choose library" button. Locate your itunes library file. This should be an "i...
If you already own a copy of a song, it's silly to pay again for rights to use it as a cell phone. Especially in light of how easy it is to create custom, free ringtones with the latest iteration of Apple's digital music jukebox, iTunes 10. Take a look.
If you've had an iPod for long enough, chances are you've had issues with iTunes recognizing it at one point or another, and the threat of having to delete all of your MP3s and other files has loomed large. Well worry no more! This video contains instructions for how to make iTunes recognize the device again without having to delete all of your files! All you need to do is gain access to your hidden folders, get into the iPod's folder, and replace the firmware. Brilliant!
In this video tutorial, we learn how to use non-Apple, non-iPod MP3 players in conjunction with iTunes. It's easy. So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to from the folks at CNET can present a complete overview of the process in just over two minutes. For more information, including a complete demonstration detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.
In this clip, you'll learn how to create a custom party playlist with the iTunes DJ tool in iTunes 9 and 10. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular raster graphics editor or just looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sure to enjoy this free video software tutorial. Take a look.
In this video tutorial, we learn how to share content from an iTunes library with multiple computers with the Home Sharing feature. It's easy. So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to from the folks at CNET can present a complete overview of the process in just over two minutes. For more information, including a complete demonstration detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.
In this beginners video, the instructor shows how to use iTunes. Many people find it hard to use iTunes software. When you launch iTunes for the first time, it opens in window mode and, in the center, it categorizes your music according to genre and shows a cover view of the songs present. There are three basic views available in the iTunes window; you can set it to list mode, category mode, or scrolling artwork mode. The instructor shows each of the views within the iTunes application as wel...
One of the best (for Apple) and most dangerous (for you) features of the iTunes media distribution system is that it allows you to buy things with a click of the mouse that are delivered to you instantly. The potential for making rushed buying decisions that you'll regret later is massive. Fortunately, and not many people know this, you can actually return content that you've purchased from Apple to them for a refund! This video will show you the process for returning and getting refunds for ...
iTunes 12 was released alongside Yosemite this year, but it didn't pack quite the punch that the operating system did. Instead, iTunes received a minor facelift, with few new features and somehow lacking the intuitive feel of its predecessor. If you're not thrilled with iTunes 12, we've got a few tips to help you feel like you've got iTunes 11 back on your computer!
This video tutorial belongs to the software category which is going to show you how to convert an mp3 to WAV format in iTunes. Go to file menu and click 'add file to library'. Grab your mp3 file that you want to convert by double clicking on it. This will automatically add to the iTunes library. In the library click on 'music' and find the file that you just added. Now click on edit > preferences > general > import settings. Now in the 'import settings' dialog box, select 'WAV encoder' under ...
This video shows you how to use flacs inside of iTunes. FLACS are higher quality audio files than your average mp3.FLAC stands for Free Lossless Audio Codec. It is designed for people who want to hear their music in a great high quality. For Mac users, download fluke. If you have iTunes up already, select open applications and open with. Select fluke and import it into iTunes. Once it has finished doing its thing, your music will open and you can play it. Essentially the system is tricking it...
Like to fall asleep to music from your iTunes library but wish that your iTunes library would also go to sleep after a set interval of time? It can be done! And this free video tutorial from Tekzilla will show you how. Learn how to use the free iTunes Sleep Timer application with this video guide.
This tutorial is designed for those who wish to convert wma files into mp3s using iTunes. It's a great way to do so in order to post yours or others podcasts for the world to hear. It doesn't take very long and requires that you have iTunes downloaded onto your Mac or PC. So sit back and enjoy!
Have you ever wanted to transfer iTunes-purchased songs from your iTunes player into a different media player? Usually it's difficult to do because DRM music protection makes all of its songs .m4p files, whereas most music players only play mp3 files.
The iTunes music store puts a library of best-selling books at your fingertips. In the music store, just click "Audiobooks" and browse.
Want to install Apple iTunes 10 on your Microsoft Windows desktop or laptop PC without installing all of the attendant bloatware? Let this clip be your guide. For complete instructions, and a complete demonstration of how to make a lean install of iTunes, take a look.
Did you know that you can add parental controls and change font sizes in iTunes? Learn how to customize the various settings in iTunes to fit your needs.
How to easily fix the missing tags in your MP3 collection using free software called Fixtunes. The tags on an MP3 file identify things like the Song Title, Recording Artist, Album Name, Genre, Track Number, etc. When you buy songs from places like the iTunes Music Store or MP3.com these tags are complete. Some of the songs in your iTunes library may have incomplete tags. This is how you fix them.
Do you want an iTunes account, but either lack a credit card or the desire to give Apple your credit card information? Well, there's a way you can get around the part of the iTunes account creation process where you enter your credit card.
Make your own personalized CD for travelling or for someone else. Bring mixed tapes into the 21st century with VideoJug and iTunes's help, and make your very own compilation CD. Make a compilation CD in iTunes.
This video demonstrates how to download podcasts using the iTunes store. It walks you through browsing the iTunes store, finding the podcast your want, and downloading the podcast. Great for beginners
Were you aware that it's possible to print custom CD sleeves from within iTunes? It's easy. So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to from the folks at CNET can present a complete overview of the process in just over a minute. For more information, including a complete demonstration detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.
In this video from wadeputtii we learn how to authorize or de-authorize a computer on iTunes. Go to iTunes, sign into your account. Now click on Share and you will see Authorize Computer or Deauthorize Computer. If you want to authorize, click on that and enter your apple user email address and password. Then click authorize. If you have a new computer or you want to prevent someone else from using your account on your computer and you want to deauthorize your old computer, go to Share and De...
This video focuses on listening to iTunes radio if you have an Apple computer. It shows how to set up the radio in iTunes and how to choose the genre of music you want to listen to. Access iTunes radio stations.
Veronica Belmont from Tekzilla shares a tip for finding lost podcasts without unsubscribing and resubscribing to the feed. To do this by a simple keyboard combo fist close the disclosure triangle so that the individual episodes are hidden, then hold down the 'Option key' in Mac or 'Shift' in Windows and toggle the disclosure triangle as shown. The iTunes feed will refresh and all the past episodes will reappear. Combine this with the "Get All" button to find lost podcasts.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to burn a CD using iTunes. Begin by opening iTunes and create a playlist. To create a playlist, click on the + sign at the bottom left corner and name it. Then drag the desired song(s) into the playlist. Now insert a blank CD into the computer hard drive and click on Burn Disc at the bottom right corner. When a small window pops up, select the preferred speed, gap between songs and CD information. When finished, click on Burn. his video will benefit t...
Sharing iTunes with your friends is easy to do and makes living together a lot more fun. Forget about burning CDs and wasting all that time and money. You can hookup your computers and listen to each others' music all the time. This video will show you how to share iTunes with your friends.
In this video, learn how to convert audio file formats using iTunes. Changing file formats will come in handy if using two media players, or using audio software programs such as Final Cut Pro. Changing an audio files type is very easy in iTunes and made even easier with the help of this video!
After a two-month delay, Apple has finally released iTunes 11, which was initially slated to be released alongside iOS 6.
When you're ready to install iTunes, open your web browser and go to www.iTunes.com and click "Download iTunes." Follow the installation instructions.
Interested in adding your podcast to the iTunes index? This clip will show you how it's done. It's simple! So simple, in fact, that this home-computing how-to can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in just over three minutes. For more information, including complete, step-by-step instructions, take a look.
iTunes makes it easy to sync your iPod and iPhone to your music library and add music, videos, audiobooks, and podcasts to your iPods. All you need to do is connect your iPod to your computer.
With iTunes, you can easily DJ a party by using the party shuffle playlist. This playlist selects a few songs from your library at random and allows you to rearrange upcoming songs.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to burn a CD in iTunes. Begin by opening the iTunes. Users will need to create a play-list. Then click on File and select New Play-list. Users may wish to name the Play-list. Now simply go to the music library and drag the desired song(s) into the play-list. Then insert a blank disc into the hard drive. Finish by clicking on Burn Disc and configuring the options. This video will benefit those viewers who use iTunes, and would like to learn how to burn...
Are you notices tons of duplicate songs in your iPod? Did you accidentally import the same song more than once into your iTunes library? There's a quick fix out in the world of iTunes software! In this video, learn how to quickly and easily get rid of duplicate songs in your iTunes library.
Want to learn the easiest way to get music off an iPod and onto a Mac? A Webb from howdoimac.com recommends using iPodDisk, a great little application that mounts your iPod as a hard drive. Your simply drag your music off the drive onto your computer and into iTunes!
This movie shows how to enable the visualizer feature in iTunes, focusing on PCs. All you have to do is open iTunes and press the control and T keys. Use the iTunes visualizer.
Interested in moving your entire iTunes library to an external HD? With the right technique, it's easy. So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to from the folks at CNET can present a complete overview of the process in just over a minute. For more information, including a complete demonstration detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.
Had enough of the iTunes "Genius" feature? You can turn it off (or, at the very least, hide it). And this clip will teach you everything you'll need to know. For more information, includind detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to turn off the Genius music recommendation feature in your own installation of iTunes, take a look.