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Ask the iTunes Guy: Locating unique playlist tracks and the perils of the 25K track limit

In this edition of Ask the iTunes Guy, Kirk McElhearn teaches you how to find unique tracks within two playlists, eyeballs the downside of a too-large music library, and puts the kibosh on cross-border gifting.

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How (and why) you should clean up your iTunes tags

In the second part of his guide to tagging tracks in iTunes, Kirk McElhearn shows you how to clean and correct the tags you already have.

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The right way to tag everything in iTunes

Properly tagging your iTunes media isn't just about being a control freak: It's the best way to keep your media in order and to find the stuff you want to play.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Glitchy tracks, numbers game, and too-large libraries

iTunes Guy Kirk McElhearn addresses issues of tracks that aren't all what they should be, unwanted track numbers, and libraries that are bigger than iTunes prefers.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Organizing media files, mixed genre smart playlists, and too-long syncs

Kirk McElhearn returns to address issues regarding media file organization, forgotten passwords, smart playlists with mixed genres, and slow device syncing.

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How to get started in podcasting: sharing the results

You've captured the audio, edited it down to something listenable, now it's time to share your creation with the world. Here's how four podcasting vets spread the word.

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How to get started in podcasting: editing the audio

Once you've captured the audio of you and your podcast guests, the next step is to edit it into something worth listening to. Here's how four experienced podcasters do it.

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How to get started in podcasting: capturing the audio

Want to start a podcast of your own? The first thing you need is some hardware and software to record the thing. Four podcasting vets explain why they chose, and how they use, their favorite recording gear.

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How to get started in podcasting

Have something to say? Why not say it in in a podcast of your very own? It's a lot easier than you might think. Four experienced podcasters explain how they do it.

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How to get started in podcasting: preparation

The first step in creating a podcast: Deciding what you want it to be. What topics will you cover? What's the format? (Panel discussion? Solo?) Here's how four podcasters answered those questions.

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How to use the iTunes Wish List

In iTunes 11.1.4, the Wish List has become a lot easier to access and use. Here's how to make the most of it.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Chronological podcasts, redownloading media, and surround sound

Kirk McElhearn is back in the guise of the iTunes Guy addressing questions about podcast order, iTunes' Category tag, previously purchased media, and surround sound videos.

Ask the iTunes Guy: Obtaining old apps, excluding comedy, and making more navigable playlists

Kirk McElhearn, the iTunes Guy, returns to answer your most puzzling iTunes questions.