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How To: Preview iTunes songs on the web with Tekzilla

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...

How To: Create ringtones for your iPhone with iTunes

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...

How To: Recover deleted podcasts on iTunes

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.

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: Secure your iTunes music collection with iPodRip

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.

How To: Use iTunes (for beginners)

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...

How To: Get free podcasts with iTunes 8

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.

How To: Rip music from a CD in iTunes

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.

How To: Create an iTunes playlist

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.

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.

How To: Move iTunes to a new computer

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.

How To: Fix or change song info in iTunes

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.

How To: Authorize and deauthorize computers in iTunes

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.

How To: Use the iTunes music store with your kids

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.

How To: Listen to internet radio with iTunes

With iTunes, you can listen to the radio over the internet and hear broadcasts from around the world. Make sure your computer is connected through the internet, then click "Radio" in the source list to see the internet radio stations available through iTunes.