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iPod® & iTunes® VISUAL™

Book Description

Would you like to discover the best ways to find cool stuff on iTunes, download it all to your iPod, and get the very most out of both these hot technologies from Apple? Then this Visual Quick Tips book is for you. This book will increase your productivity by providing you with shortcuts, tricks, and tips to help you work smarter and faster. Learn how to smoothly integrate iTunes with your iPod, manage your iTunes library, and use your iPod for more than music.

Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
    1. Trademark Acknowledgments
    2. Contact Us
  2. Praise for Visual Books
  3. Credits
  4. ABOUT THE AUTHOR
  5. AUTHOR ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
  6. How To Use This Book
    1. Who is this book for?
    2. Conventions Used In This Book
  7. 1. iTunes Basics
    1. 1.1. Download iTunes on a PC
    2. 1.2. Download iTunes on a Mac
    3. 1.3. Explore the iTunes Interface
    4. 1.4. Switch to the MiniPlayer
    5. 1.5. Normalize Volume Settings
    6. 1.6. Search iTunes for Content
    7. 1.7. Browse iTunes for Content
    8. 1.8. Sort Content in iTunes
    9. 1.9. Delete Content
    10. 1.10. Run iTunes Diagnostics
    11. 1.11. Remove Duplicate Content
    12. 1.12. Get iTunes Help on a PC
      1. 1.12.1. BROWSE BY CATEGORY
      2. 1.12.2. SEARCH BY KEYWORD
      3. 1.12.3. SEARCH BY TOPIC
      4. 1.12.4. SAVE A HELP ARTICLE AS A FAVORITE
    13. 1.13. Get iTunes Help on a Mac
  8. 2. iTunes Store Basics
    1. 2.1. Access the iTunes Store
    2. 2.2. Explore the iTunes Store Home Page
    3. 2.3. Set Up Your iTunes Store Account
    4. 2.4. Manage Your iTunes Store Account
    5. 2.5. Authorize a Computer to Play iTunes Store Purchases
      1. 2.5.1. AUTHORIZE A COMPUTER
      2. 2.5.2. DEAUTHORIZE A COMPUTER
    6. 2.6. Restrict Access to Explicit Content
    7. 2.7. Browse for Content in the iTunes Store
    8. 2.8. Search for Content in the iTunes Store
    9. 2.9. Preview Content in the iTunes Store
    10. 2.10. Purchase Content from the iTunes Store
    11. 2.11. Upgrade Your iTunes Store Purchases
    12. 2.12. View iTunes Plus Content
    13. 2.13. Shop Using the iTunes MiniStore
    14. 2.14. Set Up an iTunes Store Allowance
    15. 2.15. Purchase an iTunes Store Gift Certificate
    16. 2.16. Redeem an iTunes Gift Certificate
    17. 2.17. Get iTunes Store Support
  9. 3. iPod Basics
    1. 3.1. Explore the iPod
    2. 3.2. Understanding the iPod Menus
    3. 3.3. Sync Your iPod with iTunes
      1. 3.3.1. DISABLE AUTOMATIC SYNCING
      2. 3.3.2. MANUALLY SYNC YOUR IPOD
    4. 3.4. View Available Space on Your iPod
    5. 3.5. Delete Items from Your iPod
    6. 3.6. Browse for Content on Your iPod
    7. 3.7. Search for Content on Your iPod
    8. 3.8. Customize Your iPod's Main Menu
    9. 3.9. Adjust iPod Sound and Volume Settings
      1. 3.9.1. ENABLE SOUND CHECK
      2. 3.9.2. CHOOSE AN EQ PRE-SET
    10. 3.10. Adjust iPod Video Settings
      1. 3.10.1. CHANGE THE ASPECT RATIO
      2. 3.10.2. CHANGE BRIGHTNESS SETTINGS
    11. 3.11. Shuffle Content
    12. 3.12. Repeat Content
    13. 3.13. Change Language Settings
    14. 3.14. Lock the iPod's Screen
    15. 3.15. Get iPod Help
  10. 4. Enjoy Music with iTunes and Your iPod
    1. 4.1. Add a Song on Your Computer to iTunes
    2. 4.2. Add a Song on the Internet to iTunes
    3. 4.3. Import CDs into iTunes
    4. 4.4. Change Import Settings
    5. 4.5. Listen to Music Files in iTunes
    6. 4.6. Play a CD in iTunes
    7. 4.7. Change Equalizer Settings
    8. 4.8. Enable Visual Effects
    9. 4.9. Retrieve CD Information Online
    10. 4.10. Enter and View Lyrics
    11. 4.11. Fade Songs In and Out
    12. 4.12. Listen to Music on Your iPod
  11. 5. Work with Playlists and Burn CDs with iTunes
    1. 5.1. Create a Playlist
    2. 5.2. Edit a Playlist
      1. 5.2.1. MOVE A SONG
      2. 5.2.2. REMOVE A SONG
    3. 5.3. Create a Smart Playlist
    4. 5.4. Convert a Smart Playlist to a Standard Playlist
      1. 5.4.1. CONVERT A SMART PLAYLIST
      2. 5.4.2. CONVERT A PARTY SHUFFLE MIX
    5. 5.5. Change Party Shuffle Settings
    6. 5.6. Publish an iMix or Sport iMix
    7. 5.7. Set Up a Wish List
    8. 5.8. Burn a CD
    9. 5.9. Print CD Inserts
    10. 5.10. Save On-The-Go Playlists on Your iPod
  12. 6. Enjoy Other Audio Content with iTunes and Your iPod
    1. 6.1. Listen to Internet Radio in iTunes
    2. 6.2. Connect to an Internet Broadcast
    3. 6.3. Download a Podcast Episode from the iTunes Store
    4. 6.4. Subscribe to a Podcast from the iTunes Store
    5. 6.5. Download Podcasts from Other Online Sources
    6. 6.6. Change Podcast Settings
    7. 6.7. Listen to a Podcast in iTunes
    8. 6.8. Listen to a Podcast on Your iPod
    9. 6.9. Optimize Settings for Spoken-Word Recordings
    10. 6.10. Import an Audio Book from CD
    11. 6.11. Listen to an Audio Book in iTunes
    12. 6.12. Listen to an Audio Book on Your iPod
  13. 7. Enjoy Video with iTunes and Your iPod
    1. 7.1. Purchase Multiple Episodes of a TV Show at the iTunes Store
    2. 7.2. Import a Video from Your Computer to iTunes
    3. 7.3. Watch a Videon iTunes
    4. 7.4. Optimize a Video for Viewing on Your iPod
    5. 7.5. Watch a Video on Your iPod
    6. 7.6. Watch a Video Podcast on Your iPod
  14. 8. Explore iPod Extras
    1. 8.1. Play Games
    2. 8.2. Load and View Photos on Your iPod
    3. 8.3. Create a Photo Slide Show on Your iPod
    4. 8.4. Set the iPod Clock
    5. 8.5. Set an Alarm
    6. 8.6. Use the iPod Stopwatch
    7. 8.7. Synchronize and View Contacts (PC)
    8. 8.8. Change Contact Settings
    9. 8.9. Synchronize and View Calendar Items (PC)
    10. 8.10. Synchronize Contacts (Mac)
    11. 8.11. Synchronize Calendar Items (Mac)
    12. 8.12. Use Your iPod as a Storage Device
    13. 8.13. View Text Files on Your iPod
  15. 9. Manage Your iTunes Library
    1. 9.1. Set Up Multiple Libraries
    2. 9.2. Share Your iTunes Library with Others
    3. 9.3. Detect Shared Libraries
    4. 9.4. Back Up Your iTunes Library to CD or DVD
    5. 9.5. Transfer Your iTunes Library to Another Computer
      1. 9.5.1. COPY YOUR LIBRARY TO YOUR IPOD
      2. 9.5.2. COPY YOUR LIBRARY TO YOUR NEW COMPUTER
    6. 9.6. Using iTunes' Parental Controls
    7. 9.7. Using AppleScripts with iTunes