How to Get the Highest Resolution When Watching Movies in iTunes

How to Get the Highest Resolution When Watching Movies in iTunes

Screenshot: David Murphy I’m ever-hopeful that Apple will take a look at its Windows iTunes client someday. I realize Apple probably prioritizes this somewhere between “wipe bugs off the windows at Apple Park” and “design a new box for pizzas,” but that doesn’t mean that we Windows fans can’t dream. Right now, iTunes is a…

How to Cancel Apple Music Subscription

How to Cancel Apple Music Subscription

Do you want to cancel an Apple Music subscription? You can easily stop an Apple Music subscription from billing you again on an iPhone, iPad, Mac, Android, or PC. For those who are less familiar, Apple Music is a paid $9.99 per month streaming music service from Apple that gives you access to a wide…

How to Access iTunes Music Library in iTunes on Mac or Windows PC

How to Access iTunes Music Library in iTunes on Mac or Windows PC

If you open iTunes and expect to access your local music library collection, you might be perplexed when you find that a music library is not immediately visible. Instead, launching modern versions of iTunes goes directly to the iTunes Store. Some iTunes users then attempt to access their iTunes music library by selecting the ‘Music’…

How to Get a 4K Movie on the iTunes Store If You Redeemed Your Code Somewhere Else

How to Get a 4K Movie on the iTunes Store If You Redeemed Your Code Somewhere Else

Screenshot: David Murphy The next time you buy a movie, and it comes with one of those “redeem this code to get the digital version on your favorite platform” notices, make sure you’re picking the right service if you want the highest-quality video across as many other streaming services as possible. For example, If you’re…

iTunes Library XML File Missing? Here’s How to Create One

iTunes Library XML File Missing? Here’s How to Create One

The latest versions of iTunes no longer default to creating an iTunes Library XML file, which was an iTunes file that allowed various other apps to interact easily with an iTunes library, and could also serve as a basis for rebuilding an iTunes library if that were ever needed. Despite “iTunes Music Library.xml” files no…

How to Play MP3 or Audio Without Adding to iTunes Library on Mac

How to Play MP3 or Audio Without Adding to iTunes Library on Mac

Want to play an mp3, m4a, or audio file on a Mac, but you don’t want to add that MP3 or audio file to your iTunes Library? There are a few different ways to accomplish this task; one approach allows you to play an audio file in an iTunes playlist without copying it to the…

How to Change Audio Import Settings in iTunes on Mac & Windows

How to Change Audio Import Settings in iTunes on Mac & Windows

If you’re ripping CDs to import a music collection into iTunes on a Mac or Windows PC, you may be interested in knowing that you can change the media encoding for imported music. By default, iTunes will import and rip CDs using the MP3 Encoder at 160kbps, but if you want to change the encoding…