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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Apple’s Reminders is a data silo that needs to be fixed

Sometimes it’s next to impossible to get data out of an Apple app. It’s our data; we should be able to do what we want with it.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: Missing apps, accessing your Wish List, and duplicate playlists

Apple often changes the way iTunes works. Kirk McElhearn is here to help you figure out how to manage your iTunes library.

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The Mac App Store needs to support software demos and upgrades

The Mac App Store has become the sole provider for much of the software people use on their Macs. And it needs to do more.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Moving playlists, how to join tracks, and more

Also: What to do when songs are ripped at different volumes.

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The complete guide to using iTunes with lossless audio

While you might not notice the difference in sound quality, the lossless format leaves you with an archival file that you can convert at any time in the future. You’ll never need to rip those CDs again.

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Apple Notes: The lack of default font options causes problems

What's wrong with Apple’s products? Sit down and Kirk McElhearn will tell you.

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6 ways to transfer files from your Mac to your iOS device

Use one of these methods to transfer a file from your Mac to your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

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9 ways to share files between Macs

Need to transfer files from one Mac to another? There are many way to do it.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: Rating songs, music in the cloud, and more

You have questions about iTunes. Kirk McElhearn has answers.

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How to use the Finder window toolbar to save time

Tweaking the Finder toolbar can help you become more productive.

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How to filter email

Get control of your messages in OS X's Mail, iCloud, and Gmail.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Moving from Windows to Mac, downloading a playlist, and more

When it comes to your iTunes questions, Kirk McElhearn has the answers.

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How to arrange and sort files in OS X El Capitan’s Finder

Learn about the different ways the Finder arranges files and when you can access these options.

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Why video streaming will never be like music streaming

Why is so much music available to stream, and so few movies and TV shows?

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6 ways to super-charge your Finder windows

Get the most out of the Finder.