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...
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.
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.
Veronica of Tekzilla shows you how to browse iTunes without launching the application on this episode of Tekzilla Daily. To check the availability of a specific song without launching iTunes go to URL given which is located on the Apple website and browse the artists that are available in the iTunes store. Although there is no search feature you can hover over a desired song. A play icon pops up; click it to hear a 30 second preview of the song. You'll have to launch iTunes if you want to pur...
This video tutorial features Lisa Bettany, describing how to create your own ringtones on your iPhone. First you need to modify your import settings to aac encoder, then make sure you list high quality. When this is done hit "ctrl I" to set the time frame of your song. Right click this file and hit create aac version. From here you must delete the original song that you took the clip from. You must then change the extension of the file to .m4r. From here you just have to sync your iPod to iTu...
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.
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.
In this video tutorial from Get Connected TV, hosts AJ Vickery and Mike Agerbo will show you how to safely move your iPod files to your home pc, for back up purposes, just in case something were to happen to your iTunes account or your iPod is damaged, or music directory accidentally deleted. The program they introduce in this video is called iPod-Rip, and they lead you through the steps necessary to back up your iPod files safely and easily, without damaging or deleting your files.
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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.
A podcast is a show, such as a radio or TV show, with episodes you can download and play on your computer, iPod, or iPhone. The iTunes store has thousands of audio and video podcasts from all over the world, and every one of them is free.
iTunes makes it easy to take all the music from your CD collection and add it to your iTunes library. ONce added, you can enjoy any song anytime without ever needing your CD again. All you need to do is import your music.
Everything you need to enjoy your new digital library is in iTunes. iTunes organizes all your music and video into categories you can browse easily.
Downloading iTunes is free, and it just takes a few minutes. If you have a Mac, iTunes is already on your computer. If you have a PC, all you need to download iTunes is a high speed internet connection.
This video demonstrates how to rip music from a CD in iTunes. 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 rip music from a CD in iTunes, For Dummies.
This video demonstrates how to create an iTunes playlist. 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 create an iTunes playlist, For Dummies.
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.
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.
Take a look at this tutorial and learn how to get additional features on your iTUnes with Growltunes. On top of polling features, this application allows you to use various instant messagers such as amsn, msn, and skype.
Moving iTunes to a new computer can be a painful and frustrating process. This helpful tutorial video offers some tips that will make the whole process easier. This how-to video shows you how to keep your iTunes playlists and other metadata intact when switching PCs.
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.
Want to play some iTunes music in your car or home stereo? Learn here how to burn a CD in iTunes so you can play it anywhere.
A video tutorial showing how to import your CD library into a digital library on iTunes. A great way to consolidate space and keep up with the times using iTunes.
Tinkernut has all the answers when it comes to MP3 music files, and they're sharing a few of their favorite tips to help you build the ultimate MP3 collection! Watch all three of these videos for the best practices to manage your music files.
iTunes gives you two easy ways to sync music to your iPod: automatically or manually. This tutorial applies to iPod Nano and iPod Classic.
To get started using your iPod, you'll first want to put some of your music on it. You'll use iTunes to manage your music and video. If you don't already have the latest version installed on your computer, you can download it for free.
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.
With iTunes, you can quickly find any song in your library and start listening to it in a matter of seconds using the search bar, alphabetization tools, and browse pane.
When you add accurate information about each song, it'll be much easier to browse and find songs in your library. Choose a song, go to the file menu, and click "Get info." You can even add comments of your own to a song's information. These are great tools you can use to organize your music.
The iTunes music store puts a library of best-selling books at your fingertips. In the music store, just click "Audiobooks" and browse.
Authorization allows you to copy your music store purchases to other computers and burn them to CD and protects the artists. Each computer you use to play your purchase must be authorized using your music store account. You can authorize up to 5 computers; yours is automatically authorized.
Kids can have fun using the iTunes music store while parents still control the credit card and content their children can access. Parents can restrict access to certain content, set up a shopping cart to review music choices before they're purchased, and give kids a monthly allowance.
The music store lets you give the gift of music. Just go to an album you'd like to give someone, click "Gift this music," and complete the next forms.
With AirPort Express and AirTunes, you can play your iTunes music on your stereo wirelessly.
Playing audiobooks and podcasts is a lot like playing your music, but there's a couple of nice features iTunes offers to make it easy. For example, you can bookmark an audiobook.
With music sharing and iTunes, you can share you music with any other computers running iTunes in the same home. For example, you can play music from your desktop computer on your laptop.
With the iTunes music store, it's easy to recommend music to friends and family, no matter where they are. All you need to do is make a playlist and publish it to the iTunes music store.
iTunes makes it easy to make a backup copy of your iTunes music store purchases to a CD or a DVD. A CD will hold about 100 songs; a DVD will hold about 500 songs.
To use your iPod to move your music, you must sync your library to your iPod as data into a folder.
Although rare, sometimes a purchased song or video doesn't download properly. If this happens, there are methods iTunes provides to look for the lost music.