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How to Share iTunes Content with Your Apple TV

You can transfer iTunes movies and videos (and other content) to your Apple TV. This way, you don't have to watch (or listen to) your iTunes content on your computer — you don't even have to have your [more…]

How to Browse iTunes by Cover Art

The box art for a video and the cover of a book help sell the product, but cover art is particularly influential with music, and you can browse your iTunes library by cover art. [more…]

How to Browse iTunes by Artist and Album

You can browse your iTunes library by artist and album. To do so, select Music in the Source pane in the Library section. The List view shows the title of each song in the Name column, the artist or band [more…]

How to Browse Audio Books in iTunes

To browse the audio books in your iTunes library, select Audiobooks in the Source pane. You can browse audio book titles and authors by using the Column Browser in List view, or you can browse cover art [more…]

How to Browse Movies, Videos, and TV Shows in iTunes

You can browse your movies, videos, and TV shows in iTunes. Any movie, video, or TV show files you add to your library from sources other than the iTunes Store are classified as movies, and you can find [more…]

How to Use the iTunes Search Feature

You can search for content within your iTunes library. You search for content by using the Search field, which is the oval field in the upper-right corner. [more…]

Backing Up Your iTunes Library to a Different Hard Drive

To copy your entire iTunes library to another hard drive, locate the iTunes folder on your computer. Drag this folder to another hard drive or backup device, and you’re all set. This action copies everything [more…]

How to Delete Content from iTunes

Deleting songs from iTunes might seem counterproductive when you’re trying to build your iTunes library, but sometimes you'll find a good reason to delete a song or two. For example, you may want to delete [more…]

How to Edit Song Information (and More) in iTunes

iTunes allows you to edit, or change, the information they've supplied from the iTunes Store for the movies, TV shows, music videos, audio books, and podcasts you download. And if you obtain your content [more…]

How to Create Song Playlists in iTunes

You need to create a playlist to burn a CD in iTunes, but playlists can also make it easier to play items you like without browsing the entire iTunes library looking for them. You can create playlists [more…]

How to Create Album Playlists in iTunes

If you want to burn a CD in iTunes, you'll have to create a playlist first. But playlists can also make it easier to play items you like without browsing the entire library to hunt for them. You can create [more…]

How to Create Podcast Playlists in iTunes

iTunes is a great tool for following your favorite podcasts. You can add podcast episodes to your playlists in iTunes. You can even create a playlist consisting entirely of episodes from different podcasts [more…]

How to Create Video Playlists in iTunes

iTunes lets you create video playlists. You can drag individual videos and TV shows into a playlist and rearrange them to play in any sequence you want. [more…]

How iTunes Smart Playlists Work

iTunes has a feature called smart playlists. Under iTunes DJ (near the top of the Playlists section of the Source pane), you can find these smart playlists, which are indicated by a gear-in-a-document [more…]

How to Set Burning Preferences for CDs in iTunes

Burning a CD is a simple process in iTunes, but you need to set the burning preferences in iTunes to make sure that you get the burn right on your first try. And if you're burning a CD-R, you only get [more…]

How to Burn a Disc in iTunes

Copying files to a disc is referred to as burning,and you can burn music to a disc by using iTunes. If you burn it as an audio disc, you can play it in any CD or DVD player. You can also burn an MP3 disc [more…]

How to Choose an iTunes Encoder

iTunes gives you a choice of encoders for importing your music. Your choice of encoders is perhaps the most important decision to make before starting to rip music CDs and building your library. [more…]

How to Customize the Encoder Settings in iTunes

You can change iTunes' encoder settings, quality settings, and other importing preferences before ripping an audio CD or converting a file to get just want you want in terms of size and quality. [more…]

How to Convert Songs to a Different Encoder Format in iTunes

In iTunes, converting a song from one encoder format to another is useful if you want to use one format for one purpose (such as burning the song to a CD) and a second format for another task [more…]

Buying and Downloading Media from the iTunes Store

When you select multimedia content in the iTunes Store, you can purchase the items and download them to your computer immediately. To buy and download content, you just need to click the Buy button, regardless [more…]

Viewing and Changing Your iTunes Store Account Information

You can look at and change your iTunes Store account information any time you want. For example, you can change your account information if you move (and thus, your billing address changes), if you need [more…]

How to Set Up an iTunes Store Allowance Account

An iTunes Store allowance account lets you determine the amount of available credit each month, from $10 to $200, in increments of $10. You can change the amount of an allowance or stop it at any time. [more…]

Digital Rights Management at the iTunes Store

To a limited extent, you can share all the content that you buy online from the iTunes Store. Some iTunes Store content — such as free podcasts as well as unprotected songs and albums sold at a higher [more…]

Importing Your Videos into iTunes

Besides purchasing and downloading videos from the iTunes Store, you can also download video files (files that end in .mov, .m4v, or .mp4) from other places on the Internet or copy them from other computers [more…]

How to Use iTunes for Social Networking

iTunes allows you to use your iPod touch or iPhone to stay in touch with your connections on all kinds of social networks, including Facebook, MySpace, and Twitter: [more…]

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