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In this week's column, I answer three questions to show just how complex smart playlists can be.
In this week's installment, the iTunes Guy looks at renaming files, syncing iOS devices wirelessly, matching music ripped from vinyl, and a couple of questions about tags and file names.
Sometimes the iTunes Guy gets questions where the only answer is, "sorry, you can't". This week's column covers a couple of questions with no solutions, along with some that do have answers. Learn about finding missing podcast playlists, replacing converted songs in their playlists, and more.
You say you have a desire to convert all your books on tape to a form playable on your iOS device? Chris Breen shows you how.
The Internet has no shortage of places offering streaming music these days. But few digital music destinations offer the unique selections you can find on SoundCloud.
Spring break is coming (or here) and there's no better accompaniment than a family-friendly audiobook. Here's how to put yours on your iOS device.
Chris Breen walks through Macworld's podcast workflow.
Audiobus is a cool utility that allows you to route audio between iOS music apps. With GarageBand now compatible, Audiobus is even more valuable to mobile musicians.
This week I answer a couple of questions about the iTunes Store, explain how to add comments to multiple tracks at once, and discuss the useful Skip When Shuffling tag. And I also reveal a way to have iTunes announce what track is about to be played.
Looking for the way to join tracks when you rip CDs with iTunes 11? Need to know how to get tracks into playlists quickly? What about iTunes Store device limits and gifting apps? All this and more in this week's column.
One of the marquee features of iTunes 11 is Up Next, a new way to queue up songs for your listening sessions. Radically different from iTunes DJ, which this feature replaces, it can be a bit complex. Here's a look at how to get the most out of Up Next.
Janisum asked the Music & Video Software forum about acquiring songs for an iPod without spending money.
Disoriented by iTunes 11's new way of syncing iOS devices? Confused by the different lengths of audiobooks with the same titles? Curious about how to make a list of the books in your iTunes library? Interested in listening to your audio in mono, instead of stereo? I have the answers to all these questions in this week's column.
This week's column looks at some common problems with iTunes, some quirks with iTunes Match, and explains how to update smart playlists, among other subjects.
This week I look at where the Column Browser is in iTunes 11, creating a smart playlist with music from other playlists, copying music from one computer to another, and more.