Kirk McElhearnSenior Contributor, Macworld

Senior contributor Kirk McElhearn (@mcelhearn) writes The Ask the iTunes Guy 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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Ask the iTunes Guy: Artist artwork, song scrubbing, and re-ripping CDs

You have questions about iTunes. Kirk McElhearn has answers.

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10 essential Mac utilities

Whenever Kirk McElhearn sets up a new Mac, these are the apps he installs first.

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How to take screenshots of the Apple TV

There are two ways to grab screenshots of the Apple TV though one is much easier than the other.

Ask the iTunes Guy: iTunes Match metadata, playlist graphics, iTunes losing its place

You have questions about iTunes. Kirk McElhearn has answers.

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How to stream content from your iTunes library to the Apple TV

The secret lies in the Computers tile on the Apple TV home screen.

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How to use Up Next on iTunes and on iOS

Learn how to better manage your music queue.

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Tune Sweeper 4 review: Slow performance hinders iTunes library utility

If you use this app on a large iTunes library, be prepared to twiddle your thumbs.

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How to set up an iTunes library on a network-attached server

Free your iTunes media from the shackles of a hard drive on your Mac.

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3D Touch: A great feature that could be even better

3D Touch is only at its first baby steps, but it needs improvements to really become beneficial.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: Genius playlists, iTunes Match and CDs, identifying purchased content

Managing your music is supposed to be easier in iTunes, but readers have lots of questions.

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Alternatives to Apple’s iOS Music app

Apple’s Music app feels like overkill for simply playing your iPhone’s music library. These apps do a better job.

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Create Smart Playlists to find which of your songs are Apple Music, in the cloud, and more

Apple Music, your iTunes library, iCloud Music library, iTunes Match...where are your tracks being stored?

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The different ways to play music on an Apple Watch

When you have an Apple Watch and iPhone, there are difference ways to control the music you're listening to.