This document explains how to use various features of the iPod and the iTunes software. Adding music to the iPod You must use iTunes software to put music onto the iPod. Before you can add music to the iPod, you need to add music to the iTunes library. For instructions on adding music to iTunes, refer to Adding music to the iTunes library. If the hard disk drive is damaged or restored and you do not have a backup of your audio files, you will lose any music you purchased and will need to rebuild your library.
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Biersdorfer Stay ahead with the world’s most comprehensive technology and business learning platform. With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more. Shower CD player in the bathroom—iTunes gives you the power to burn. In fact, it can burn any of three kinds of discs: Standard audio CDs. This is the best part. If your computer has a CD burner, it can serve as your own private record label.
Apple has a list of external CD recorders that work with iTunes at http: Tip Use CD-R discs. Not all players recognize CD-R discs either, but the odds are better. MP3 CDs. A standard audio compact disc contains high-quality, enormous song files in the AIFF format.
Just about any computer can play an MP3 CD. You could use certain frowned-upon utility programs from the Web. Or you could burn the AAC files onto a CD and then rip that into iTunes, exactly as described earlier in this chapter. At that point, the songs are MP3 files. Backup DVDs. You pick the type of disc you want to make in the Preferences dialog box Figure Then proceed as follows: Select the playlist you want to burn. Check to make sure you have all the songs you can fit, in the order you want them in.
Consult the readout at the bottom of the window, which lets you know how much playing time is represented by the songs in the playlist. Note Although earlier versions of iTunes would stop burning a long playlist once it got to the last full song it could fit on a disc, iTunes 4. The icon changes into a yellow-and-black graphic that resembles the symbol used for fallout shelters in the s.
Click the Burn Disc button again after the program acknowledges the disc. In addition to prepping the disc for recording, iTunes has to convert the music files to the standard format used by audio CDs. Again, depending on the speed of your computer and CD burner, as well as the size of your playlist, the recording process could take several minutes. When the disc is done, iTunes pipes up with a musical flourish. Eject the CD by pressing the Eject key at the upper right of a Mac keyboard, for example and label the top of the newly minted music storehouse with a magic marker or your favorite method.
Here, you select the recorder you wish to use, as well as what kind of CD to make: Click the General icon or tab. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.
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How to burn Music from iPhone to CD? This post tells you one simple method to transfer songs from iPhone to iTunes and use iTunes to burn a CD. How to import a CD into your Apple iTunes library so it can be synced to the iPod, iPhone, or iPad. To get a music CD transferred over to your Apple iPod, iPhone , or iPad you’ll have to import it into . You can burn CDs right from iTunes. Burning a CD or DVD If want to record a certain playlist on a CD for posterity—or for the Mr. Shower CD player in the bathroom—iTunes gives you the power .
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The procedure for burning these two types of playlists on a blank CD is the same. Using smart playlists, you could, for example, regularly burn the last 15 songs you purchased from the iTunes store more or less than 15, depending on song lengths. Blank CD size and duration: Capacity information is useful when burning a data CD, often used for backup purposes.
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How to Burn Music from an iPod. If you want to burn some songs on your iPod onto a CD, it may be hard so that’s why this guide is here. Can I? I notice when I have an album selected on my ipod through itunes, I don’t get the BURN DISC icon in the top right, but the BROWSE icon. Find out how to use iTunes with your Apple iPod from HP. Playlists can also be used to better organize your iTunes library or burn CD tracks in the order that.