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Ask the iTunes Guy: Prep your songs for other devices

Summer's almost here and many readers have questions about taking music from iTunes and playing it in other devices. Kirk McElhearn has the answers.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Cleaning up your iTunes library

How to slim down your library by offloading files, to save space on your Mac or keep Genius Mixes from finding them.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Solving all your playlist problems in iTunes 12

How to combine playlists, fix album art, and make smart playlists that do exactly what you want.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Deleting iTunes Radio, death of the old Info window

Kirk McElhearn returns to discuss removing iTunes Radio, the loss of the old Info window, changing tags, and artist name sorting.

How to play 'Louie Louie' on your iPad

Why should those with Macs have all the fun banging out this three-chord frat anthem? Grab your iPad and get ready to rock.

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How to play 'Louie Louie' on your Mac

You know you've always wanted to. Musical maestro Chris Breen shows you how.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Naming live sets, syncing old-style iPods with iTunes Match

iTunes Guy Kirk McElhearn returns to discuss three issues: Naming live performances that span sets and dates, adding iTunes Match content to an old iPod, and the purpose of two iTunes columns.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Joining tracks, iOS and Apple Lossless

Kirk McElhearn returns as The iTunes Guy to address questions of joined tracks, high-resolution Apple Lossless files and iOS devices, and the workings of lyrics in iTunes.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Of missing genres and artist sorting

Kirk McElhearn starts the new year by answering your iTunes-related questions.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Missing ringtones and explicit radio

iTunes Guy Kirk McElhearn returns to address issues of absent ringtones, the problem with multiple Apple IDs, and naughty radio.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Ripping CDs in 2014, streaming music from Mac to stereo

Kirk McElhearn returns to discuss all things iTunes including ripping CDs when you Mac doesn't have a CD player, syncing both iTunes Match and local music, and TV show playback options.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Missing artwork, shuffling iTunes 12, and gifting movies

Kirk McElhearn returns to answer your burning iTunes questions.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Demystifying artwork, wish lists, and alerts in iTunes 12

iTunes Guy Kirk McElhearn returns to provide even greater enlightenment about iTunes 12, including working with artwork and Wish List limitations.