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How To: Convert MP4 files to MP3 in iTunes 8

In this tutorial, we learn how to convert MP4 files to MP3 files in iTunes 8. With some purchased music, you can right click "convert to MP3", so check that out first. If you can't do this, create a new folder in iTunes, then go through your music to choose what you want to convert. Drag these into your new folder, then place a CD into your disc drive. After you do this, click on "burn disc", and a new window will pop up. It will ask you what speed you want and if you want to make it into an ...

How To: Setup a playlist in iTunes to organize your music

Music today is easily and readily downloaded, and because of that, many of us end up with giant music collections. If you're using iTunes, you can organize your music into specific playlists so that you always have what you want to listen to easily accessible. Take a look at this guide on how to create an iTunes playlist.

How To: Find and fix missing album artwork in iTunes 9 or 10

Looking for an easy way to find and fix missing cover art in iTunes? 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.

How To: Burn an audio CD in iTunes on a Mac or PC

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...

How To: Get additional codec support in iTunes

In this tutorial, we learn how to get additional codec support in iTunes. It's not easy to find this support online, but if you go to Xiph, you will be able to find what you need. This site has tons of things to download to give you codec support on your iTunes. If you don't use this, you will have to use a different player to watch many things, because apple doesn't support many different file types. If the program stalls, just wait for it to load or you can uninstall and re download. These ...

How To: Transfer files between iTunes libraries in iTunes 9

This video shows us the method to transfer files between iTunes libraries in iTunes 9. First step involves downloading iTunes 9 from apple.com. Go to the 'Edit' tab and 'Preferences'. Go to the 'Sharing' tab and select the 'Share selected playlists'. Select the playlists you want to share and click 'OK'. Now go to 'Advanced' and select 'Turn on home sharing'. Make sure that both are under the same account. Type in the password and you will see an icon in the shape of a home in the left side. ...

How To: Write a review for a podcasts in iTunes

Have you ever wanted to give a Podcast maker a piece of your mind? Did they say something that really irked you, or how about something that really inspired you? In this video, learn how to write a review for a podcast in iTunes. Tell that person what you think!

How To: Transfer iTunes playlists from PC to Mac

This video will show people who are switching from a PC to a Mac how to move your iTunes playlists to your new computer. From your PC, you should go to the File tab of iTunes and go to your library, choosing "Export Playlist". Next, go to your Mac and select the "Import Playlist" option on the drop down menu. On your Mac, open the file for the PC playlist and use the "Find" option from the Edit menu in order to replace the parts of the address which are different from that of the format which...

How To: Deauthorize all computers in iTunes

You may not realize it but when you buy music or movies from iTunes, you have to authorize it to be used on a computer and you can only authorize five computers. It's pretty easy to buy and replace computers and if you don't de-authorize the old ones, one day you will download a song and it will tell you that you have reached your five computer limit. At that point, what do you do if you don't have any of those computers anymore? Now Apple has put a fix in iTunes itself. Go to the iTunes stor...

How To: Transfer your iTunes library to a new computer

This short video tutorial will show you how to transfer your iTunes library to a new computer. Follow these steps to transfer your iTunes library from your old to your new computer: Install iTunes onto your new computer. You will need some blank CD's or DVD's. Open iTunes on your old computer and choose "Backup the Disk". Copy everything onto the CD or DVD. Insert the CD into your new computer, and iTunes will ask you if you want to restore. Now your iTunes library is in your new computer.

How To: Fix the Missing Tags in Your MP3 Files

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.

How To: Transfer an iTunes Library from PC to Mac

How to transfer iTunes from PC to Mac You want to switch from PC to Mac and you want to take your iTunes library with you? There are several ways to move iTunes from your Windows PC to your new Mac. You can manually move all your iTunes contents to an external hard drive and from it to your Mac, or you can use a software like CopyTrans TuneSwift that does the job for you. Let's start with the easier way!

How To: Move your iTunes library to an external hard drive

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.

How To: Add iTunes songs to Movie Maker without a CD

In this tutorial, we learn how to add iTunes songs to Movie Maker without a CD. First, open up Windows Movie Maker, then click on the narrate timeline icon. After this, change the audio input source to "wave out mix". Make sure the input level is set at its lowest. Then, leave Windows Movie Maker open and open up iTunes. Find the song you want to import, then create a playlist if you would like. From here, drag your songs onto Movie Maker and then press play. Once you do this, you will be abl...

How To: Find and subscribe to new podcasts in iTunes

Podcasts are like portable radio shows. They are pre-recorded performances you can download onto your computer, iPod or other mp3 player and listen to at your leisure. The iTunes store offers thousands of podcasts and videocasts, and this tutorial shows you exactly how to subscribe to one so you'll never miss an episode.

How To: Syndicate your podcast in Apple's iTunes store

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.

How To: Sync iTunes 9 to an iPod or iPhone

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to sync to an iPod or iPhone. Begin by connect the device to your computer using the provided cable. If connected for the first time, an assistant guides you through the setup and registration process. During setup, you will give your device a name and choose which items to automatically save. Make sure that your device is selected in the iTunes window and click on the Music, Video or Photos tab. Then simply select an entire library or specific file t...

How To: Customize your ringtone with iTunes 9

Generate custom ringtones for your mobile phone the easy way with iTunes 9. Whether you're new to Apple's iTunes digital music jukebox or just want to learn how to take advantage of iTunes 9's new features, you're sure to benefit from this free video tutorial from the folks at Lynda. Specifically, this software tutorial provides a complete overview of how to use iTunes to make and edit custom ringtones.

How To: Transfer music files between computers in iTunes 9

How to use Home Sharing in iTunes 9 to transfer music files to another computer. First make sure both computers have iTunes version 9 installed. To check this go to the iTunes 9 menu next to file in upper left and select the about item. On windows machines this will be in the help menu. In the computer with the music files we need to make sure the iTunes library is nicely organized. Again go to iTunes menu, this time open the preferences menu, and advanced icon. Check mark both sections "Keep...

How To: Burn a playlist to a CD in iTunes

If you want to burn a single song or entire cd from your itunes library you will have to create a play list. This video will show you how to create a play list and add songs that you would like put on a cd. You will then see how to burn the songs and you will have created your very own personalized cd. It’s not very difficult and will just take a few minutes.

How To: Burn a CD from a playlist in iTunes

This video teaches the secrets of burning a CD from a playlist in iTunes in simple steps. First open the iTunes, click 'File' and select 'new playlist'. Now click 'music' and go to your library to select the songs to add to your playlist. Now click and drag the songs of your wish to your playlist. Insert the empty disc, right-click on your playlist and select 'burn to disc'. Change the options if necessary, click 'burn' and then press 'OK' to start burning your disc.

How To: Put album art on iTunes for free

If you have iTunes and want to dress up your song or album listings with album artwork, this video outlines how to get art for free. Users simply need to select which iTunes they want art for and then do a search in Google for free images. These images then need to be saved and by simply dragging and dropping these images in an album, your iTunes will now have the right artwork to go with it.

How To: Rip and burn a CD in iTunes

iTunes offers the ability to extract and copy data with its rip and burn functions. Ripping lets you import songs into your iTunes library from a variety of sources. Burning lets you write audio files on to a CD. Once you customize the audio file playlist that you wish to have on CD, simply initiate the program's burn function, and you'll have a music CD in no time.

How To: Set up an account at the iTunes store

This video demonstrates how to set up an account at the iTunes store. From the people who brought you the Dummies instructional book series, brings you the same non-intimidating guides in video form. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to set up an account at the iTunes store, For Dummies.

How To: Use iTunes, Audacity and Podomatic to create podcasts

This tutorial on the companion Tech Ease for Mac site explains what podcasting is and shows you how to subscribe to podcasts using iTunes, a free program from Apple. Since iTunes is cross-platform, the steps shown in the movie will work on Windows as well. This movie defines podcasting, shows you the different types of podcasts you can create, and how to subscribe to podcasts using iTunes.