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iTunes 9 Essential Training

with Garrick Chow

Video: Welcome

Explores all aspects of Apple's popular music and media management application, from basic audio management and playback to advanced syncing.
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  1. 1m 36s
    1. Welcome
    2. Using the exercise files
  2. 31m 45s
    1. Opening iTunes for the first time
      3m 49s
    2. Exploring the Source pane
      4m 46s
    3. Using the playback controls
      6m 24s
    4. Setting general preferences
      3m 5s
    5. Configuring window options
      6m 55s
    6. Setting parental controls
      5m 2s
    7. Using keyboard controls
      1m 44s
  3. 1h 18m
    1. Understanding file formats
      8m 10s
    2. Importing from a CD
      5m 53s
    3. Entering song info manually
      9m 13s
    4. Finding and adding album artwork
      7m 34s
    5. Adding lyrics to songs
      3m 27s
    6. Dragging in song files
      6m 55s
    7. Converting single files
      2m 22s
    8. Using the Automatically Add to iTunes folder
      5m 12s
    9. Joining tracks
      4m 21s
    10. Understanding gapless playback
      2m 47s
    11. Importing videos
      4m 22s
    12. Consolidating your library
      4m 21s
    13. Upgrading to iTunes Media organization
      2m 54s
    14. Extending your library
      4m 1s
    15. Managing multiple libraries
      2m 45s
    16. Finding duplicate songs
      4m 0s
  4. 1h 1m
    1. Browsing
      6m 38s
    2. Searching
      1m 52s
    3. Using the Snapback button
      1m 21s
    4. Rating songs
      2m 7s
    5. Exploring playback options
      8m 42s
    6. Creating playlists
      5m 19s
    7. Creating Smart playlists
      6m 40s
    8. Creating playlist folders
      2m 33s
    9. Shuffling and repeating
      2m 51s
    10. Using iTunes DJ for party playlists
      8m 34s
    11. Using the Equalizer
      7m 46s
    12. Using the Visualizer
      4m 19s
    13. Using internet radio
      3m 6s
  5. 16m 27s
    1. Sharing over a network
      5m 45s
    2. Turning on Home Sharing
      3m 21s
    3. Burning discs
      7m 21s
  6. 55m 32s
    1. Store overview
      5m 0s
    2. Creating an account
      4m 29s
    3. Browsing for content
      6m 32s
    4. Searching for content
      4m 7s
    5. Purchasing content
      9m 14s
    6. Purchasing gifts for others
      8m 54s
    7. Redeeming iTunes gift certificates
      1m 28s
    8. Using the Genius Sidebar and creating Genius playlists
      7m 22s
    9. Creating ringtones
      8m 26s
  7. 9m 35s
    1. Finding and subscribing to podcasts
      6m 53s
    2. Listening to and interacting with enhanced podcasts
      2m 42s
  8. 35m 21s
    1. Managing your iPod
      8m 29s
    2. Syncing music and movies
      6m 48s
    3. Syncing photos from a Mac
      4m 10s
    4. Syncing photos from a Windows computer
      3m 3s
    5. Syncing contacts and calendars from a Mac
      2m 15s
    6. Syncing contacts and calendars from a Windows computer
      2m 17s
    7. Additional iPod Touch and iPhone features
      5m 47s
    8. Syncing and setting iPhone ringtones
      1m 41s
    9. Transferring purchased music from an iPhone or iPod Touch to iTunes
  9. 14s
    1. Goodbye

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iTunes 9 Essential Training
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iTunes 9 Essential Training takes an in-depth look into Apple's popular music and media management application. Instructor Garrick Chow explores all aspects of this free application, from basic music management and playback to advanced iPod syncing options. Garrick shows how to browse and purchase music, TV shows, and movies from the online iTunes store, and how to find and listen to podcasts. He discusses the usefulness of Genius Mixes, the iTunes DJ, and the built-in backup features of iTunes. Exercise files accompany this course.

Topics include:
  • Creating playlists, Smart playlists, and nested playlists
  • Expanding a library across multiple hard drives
  • Activating and using the Genius feature
  • Setting up Home Sharing
  • Understanding and utilizing the parental controls
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(Music playing.) Hi! I?m Garrick Chow and welcome to iTunes 9 Essential Training. In this course I?m going to you through all the most important things you need to know about this latest version of Apple?s free and incredibly popular music and media management program for both Macs and Windows. We?ll start with the basics and introduce you to the iTunes 9 interface so that you?ll be able to find your way around the iTunes window and its controls. You?ll learn how to manage and organize your music and video files and how to create playlists, smart playlists that use the iTunes DJ, and how to use the new Genius Mixes feature.

I will also be discussing how to share your music over a network as well as how to enable iTunes 9 new Home Sharing feature which lets you copy files from one computer to another, and we?ll also look at shopping on the iTunes Store, how to subscribe to podcasts to iTunes and we will wrap things up with a chapter on managing your iPod, iPod touch or iPhone with iTunes. Even if you?re a longtime iTunes user, you?ll probably learn several new things about iTunes 9 that you didn?t know before. Let?s get started!

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