Join Garrick Chow for an in-depth discussion in this video Authorizing other computers to play purchased content, part of Up and Running with iTunes 12.
- When it comes to purchasing and playing…content you buy from the iTunes Store,…it's very important to note that any purchases you make…can be played on a maximum of five computers.…So if you buy, say, a movie from the iTunes store…on your home computer,…and then copy or download the file over to your laptop,…you'll need to log in to the iTunes store on your laptop…with the same Apple ID you used…to purchase the movie.…At that point you will have authorized two computers.…So for this example I've deauthorized my computer…so you can see how this works.…To authorize a computer with your account,…go to the Store menu…and choose "Authorize This Computer."…Enter your Apple ID and password,…and iTunes will check to see…how many other computers are authorized…with this account.…
If it's under five, you'll get a message telling you…that you've successfully authorized the computer.…In this case it tells me I've authorized…four computers out of my available five.…Now if you've reached your limit,…you'll get a message telling you…
- Differences between the Mac and Windows versions of iTunes
- Using the playback controls
- Importing music and videos
- Consolidating your library
- Finding duplicate songs
- Playing music, playlists, and radio
- Sharing and streaming content
- Purchasing content from the iTunes Store
Skill Level Beginner
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1. iTunes Interface
2. Importing Media
3. Managing Your Library
4. Playing Your Content
5. Sharing and Streaming Content
6. iTunes Store
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