iTunes Basics: Introduction

iTunes Basics: Introduction I recently started a post series, iTunes Basics. I aim to cover the basics of iTunes to help those that are new to iTunes and have found themselves overwhelmed or just confused as to what they can do with the program. The first thing to know about iTunes is that even though…

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iTunes help – Playlists: Scientific Random

iTunes help – Playlists: Scientific Random If you use the shuffle function on your iPod, you will notice that eventually, you will begin skipping songs to hear songs that you want to hear; not very random is it? This eventually ends up in switching to a known playlist and not embracing your music collection. What…

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iTunes Help – MUST HAVE smart playlists

iTunes as a program is okay, it’s got a nice GUI, importing music is easy…but what personal music software doesn’t? Those are the two building blocks of the program; without them, the program is useless. One thing that makes iTunes nifty is Smart Playlists. The ability to create a playlist of songs that meet particular…

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iTunes Help – How Many Artists?

iTunes Help – How Many Artists? One count is easy to see, the number of songs in your library. This is at the bottom of the screen when you are in your library. How do you see how many artists are in your library? Simple! Ensure you are in the library and then press Ctrl…

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iTunes help – finding ! (missing files)

iTunes help – finding ! (missing files) The reason why I’m not doing anything on my projects right now is that I discovered that my Mac has decided (of course without bothering (a.k.a consulting) me) that it should start to backup my music library onto my harddrive! Wow, thanks; how considerate. Unfortunately I NEVER want…

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