Kirk McElhearnSenior Contributor, Macworld

Senior contributor Kirk McElhearn (@mcelhearn) writes The Ask the iTunes Guy column and the Hey Apple, Fix This! column, and writes about Macs, music and more on his blog Kirkville. He also runs Kirk's iTunes Forum, where users can discuss iTunes, iOS devices, music, and more. Kirk is the author of Take Control of iTunes 12: The FAQ.

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The mysterious methods to uninstalling Mac apps

When you want to get rid of an app, it's harder than it should be to make sure everything the app installed is gone.

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Everything you need to know about playing music with AirPlay

Apple’s streaming protocol can send audio to a variety of devices. Here’s how to make it work for you.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: Bookmarking audiobooks, hard drive problems, and more

Answers to your iTunes questions, thanks to Kirk McElhearn.

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iTunes U: Free education to make you smarter

You've probably noticed it in the pop-up menu of the iTunes Store, but have you ever clicked on the iTunes U? If not, join the millions of people and expand your knowledge, for free.

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Apple improves iCloud Music Library matching, ditches copy-protected matched files for Apple Music users

iCloud Music Library will now match all tracks with acoustic fingerprinting and no copy-protected files. So if you have Apple Music, you no longer need to pay for iTunes Match.

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Apple, stop being stingy with the iCloud storage

Trying to make sense of Apple's approach to iCloud storage leaves you head-scratching.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: Shuffle secrets, iTunes’ color schemes, and more

Confused by iTunes? Kirk McElhearn is here to help.

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When “No Longer Available” strikes in iCloud Music Library

iTunes says your music isn’t available in iCloud Music Library. But sometimes that’s not the case.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Changes in iTunes 12.4

Can't figure out how to do what you want to do in iTunes? Kirk McElhearn can help.

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iCloud: Cloudy with a chance of errors

iCloud is a large part of the Apple ecosystem that needs to be more reliable.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: Why does iTunes say some of my music is 'No Longer Available'?

Also, why does iTunes have trouble finding a NAS, and can you put Apple Music tracks on an iPod nano or shuffle?

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How to tweak your sound in iTunes and on iOS devices

Make your music sound better.

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Apple needs a Report button for when iCloud Music Library plays the wrong version

Ever had iTunes on the Mac or the Music app on iOS play the wrong version of a song in your library? Wouldn't it be nice to be able to let Apple know?

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Use keyboard shortcuts to better navigate iTunes 12.4

It's quicker and easier to get around the app and control it from the keyboard.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: Changes in iTunes 12.4

When iTunes is giving you grief, turn to Kirk McElhearn.