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The iTunes Guy

Ask the iTunes Guy: Movie metadata, authentication requests, and more

Answers to your questions about iTunes.

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Can you give up a Mac for an iPad and still access a music library?

A reader is ready to shed their Mac, but the only problem is an extensive music library.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: Managing and displaying playlists

How to see the information you want to see in an iTunes playlist.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: Managing your iTunes library

Tips, tricks, and more from Kirk McElhearn.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: iPhone auto-plays music in cars, varying volume levels, and audiobook sorting

Not sure how iTunes works? Kirk McElhearn is here to point you in the right direction.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: What to do when iTunes goes wild

Seeing strange things in your iTunes library? Kirk McElhearn has a fix.

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How to personalize your own radio stations in Apple Music

Apple Music has curated playlists and professionally staffed radio stations, but you can also create and customize your own based on any song, artist, or genre you want.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: Album artwork, visualizers, and clearing the Up Next queue in iTunes 12.6

Struggling to figure out the recently released iTunes 12.6? Kirk McElhearn is here to help.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: A look at new features in iTunes 12.6

Apple brings back the much-missed ability to open a playlist in its own window, and the MiniPlayer gets a facelift.

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How to rip DVDs and Blu-ray discs with MakeMKV and HandBrake

Using MakeMKV to rip a disc has its advantages.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: Your audiobook questions

In this edition, Kirk McElhearn address your questions about audiobooks and iTunes.

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Can iTunes do...? Sometimes the answer is no

Kirk McElhearn works hard to answer your toughest questions about iTunes, Apple Music, and the iOS Music app. But there are times when there are no answers.

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How to rip DVDs with Handbrake

Handbrake 1.0 recently became official, but there's an additional software installation you need to perform in macOS Sierra.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: Syncing audiobooks, and why Apple Music tracks suddenly become unavailable

iTunes and Apple Music don't come with an owner's manual. Fortunately, Kirk McElhearn is an iTunes expert and happy to help.