iTunes 9 Essential Training

with Garrick Chow
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iTunes 9 Essential Training
Video duration: 0s 4h 50m Beginner


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
Audio + Music


(cheerful music) - [Voiceover] Hi, I'm Garrick Chow and welcome to iTunes 9 Essential Training. In this course I'm going to take 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'll 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 through iTunes and we'll 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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