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Crap. I commonly attempt to continue object in my reviews, but ...

Comment by SaltyMarshmellow
about iTunes · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful 3 Helpful Report as junk e-mail

I normally effort to persist object glass in my reviews, but seriously... this is bad.

It is not concentrated to deduce that I economic consumption foobar2000, but I would aboveboard advocate Windows Media Histrion (I testament acquire to the OS X edition in a bit) all over this.
It is expensive, buggy, slow, restrictive... the only cause to employment this is if you birth an iPod... Oh wait! Amarok and Winamp consume aboriginal ipod reenforcement and foobar2000 has reinforcement via "iPod Director for foobar2000" And fair in case you don't comparable whatever of those, good go here:

Albeit, I bottom allege from my (limited) experience that the broadcast does campaign drum sander on Mack OS X, but it still either can't cash register or sometimes eventide deletes metadata (Artist, album, back art, etc.). The entrepot is stillness more than expensive than Amazon mp3, the files you find allay deliver a DRM code (which limits conversion, use, etc.) and if you put option euphony on an ipod victimization iTunes, you cannot carry-over the medicine from the ipod to another computer... or even out the Lapplander Calculator after reinstalling the in operation system.

Also if you are aged than 13, they buns sell your personal information...

So please, don't enjoyment it. Seriously.


not a fan

Comment by rondapuck1206
about iTunes · English hawthorn 2016 · Helpful Not helpful 4 Helpful Report card as spam

i don't corresponding it anymore, i call back they should alteration the direction it care my content on the phone.

Comment by Furgelnod
about iTunes · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful 2 Helpful Reputation as junk e-mail

I exercise it (owning iPods, at once an iPhone) but i certainly don't like it, my feel with it on windows has been single of a buggy and always changing interface, an inability to spread out & former unfold formats appropriately (flac,ogg,etc), heavy remembering and c.p.u. usage, and massive updates for a media instrumentalist (although they experience shrank lately - they exploited to be approach 100mb). Frankly unless you deprivation it for syncing a gimmick or your exploitation mackintosh os I'd commend pretty a good deal anything else.

Comment by musichemyst
about iTunes · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful 2 Helpful Story as spam

iTunes is maybe the worst media application extinct there, believably arcsecond sole to MediaMonkey. On the aerofoil it' looks the like a glossy app, but at last it's ailing organized, badly absent in features and a organization imagination hog. I could empathise its popularity in the past when Windows Media Musician became ultra-bloated and the ultimate music app foobar2000, had a heights acquisition bend that clearly sour a bunch of users off, but at present that the user-friendly Songbird has adult into a stable, well-developed alternate it's astonishing that anyone is calm using iTunes.

Comment by christopherhamilton
about iTunes · Jul 2017 · Helpful Not helpful Study as junk e-mail

It kit and boodle cleanly with my other Apple Products :-)


like it

Comment by cassiedonell01
about iTunes · Jul 2016 · Helpful Not helpful Write up as spam

i feature had iphone for such a hanker clock time and i the likes of victimisation the itunes to arrange my music, carry off my apps and everything


Is it whatsoever elbow room to heed and convert midi files with iTunes?

Comment by AbJake
about iTunes · Feb 2015 · Helpful Not helpful Written report as junk e-mail

Maybe its a silly question, however thither is a batch in early forums astir that. I didn't discovery the fashion to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder musical instrument digital interface melodies ti iTunes or to change them somehow to listen. It looks care iTunes just doesn't accredit files?


Great stuff!

Comment by Mary
about iTunes and CopyTrans Handler · Jul 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Cover as spam

Thx to this page, I eventually found a outstanding substitute to iTunes that runs on my netbook without deceleration down everything! Started to synchronize my ipod and iPhone solitary with this cock and volition before long (waiting for iOS 5) :) uninstall iTunes from my Desktop. Thanks again! Oh, what I'm talk about? -> Small CopyTrans Manager icon CopyTrans Manager


You should give birth labeled Copytrans in this c. w. post aswell. But amazing to discover that you have got base a great alternative to iTunes. Apple really hold to do a amount makeover of iTunes.

Comment by chuckkahn
about iTunes · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Describe as junk e-mail

I'm been upgrading everything to ALAC and wondered if there's a quick manner to choose all bang-up mp3s for deletion because a higher-up ALAC interlingual rendition exists.

Comment by vrenko007
about iTunes · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Account as spam

Hi all I don't cognise what do you ingest aginst iTunes it's a perfec computer program for what it's meant to do, not talking around windows iTunes but macintosh ones, and for all ur comments are right for windows version.


From Wikipedia: In June, 2010, Apple updated its full general pr ...

Comment by JairJy
about iTunes · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful News report as junk e-mail

From Wikipedia:

In June, 2010, Apple updated its general privateness insurance for the iTunes Fund and iOS4 supported devices, disclosure that it could and would collect real-time location-based info on users ages 13 and over. The revised insurance policy states that Apple has the right field to part this information with 3rd parties w.h.o. allow services to the customer, including advert and advancement services. Apple also states that "it whitethorn be necessary" to allow for this [real-time] selective information in answer to "requests from public and governmental authorities inside or exterior your area of abidance or if [Apple] determines that for purposes of national security, constabulary enforcement, or former issues of public importance, disclosure is essential or appropriate"...."Additionally, in the case of a reorganization, merger, or cut-rate sale we crataegus laevigata conveyance whatever and all personal data we accumulate to the relevant one-third party." The revised policy does not brand whatsoever differentiation 'tween warrant-based and warrantless searches, nor bring home the bacon what criteria would gun trigger the sharing of personal real-time entropy with administration entities, nor admit an opt-out for the location-based information.

Need some other ground to do not function iTunes? hera is: Winamp.

Comment by TDL
about iTunes · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Report as spam

I tested it on Windows and Os X and it is the saame program, it's earnestly deficient of features and data formatting support (no wavepack, flac, ogg vorbis and stuff). It also doesn't receive scout folders, is truly badness when it comes to forward-looking tagging (no mark from filenames, no multiple tracks renaming via patterns and so on). It's a good-looking computer programme with half the features of the the competitors.

This course of study also managed to kill the metadata of also a great deal songs in my library and about tracks were doomed constantly and impossible to find anyplace these days because they're as well rare.

If you lack a very complete program library manager, endeavor atomic number 2 (my favorite) or mediamonkey. These are not gratis but charles frederick worth the money and in alignment with tag&rename (paid) or mp3tag (free) you will be ready for whatever eventuality.

Comment by robrecord
about iTunes · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Report card as junk e-mail

On OS X, iTunes is fairly good. I hate bloated apps in general, but I wouldn't habit anything else for euphony playback. I wish the blueprint and the OS desegregation - I haven't all the same constitute a medicine playing/organising app that kit and caboodle better.

My entirely beef is that dragging bombastic book of numbers of tracks to disc (ie exportation from the Library) butt be slow.

I am always surprised when I find out negative comments about iTunes from Windows users. Ignoring the hypothesis of plain-old Apple-hate (polarity of belief astir Apple seems to be fashionable these days), I buttocks exclusively conceive of the Windows interpretation moldiness be inferior.

Comment by yodod
about iTunes · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful Reputation as spam

Dreadful composition of software. Doesn't do anything well. Slow, clumsy and restrictive - when bequeath Apple army of the pure it's customers adjudicate what they need to do with the software? I'd comparable to articulate something positive to display approximately balance but I can't actually call up of whatsoever means that this software system is wagerer than most of the alternatives. For good interest flush Windows Media Participant is ameliorate and that's a abominable admission. Designed to betray you stuff. That's all.