iTunes 6.0
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Starting iTunes

- Source Column
- Playlist
- Buttons
- Mini Player

Opening Files

- Creating Playlists
- Special Playlists

Importing Tracks

Burning CDs



iLife Suite Integration

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Introduction to iTunes

iTunes is a program, preinstalled on most newer Macs, for listening to music from a variety of sources and in a variety of formats.

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Apple describes iTunes as a "digital jukebox" that, at the most basic level, allows you to listen to music.   Songs that have been downloaded onto your computer, traditional audio CDs, and files from external sources can be opened in iTunes using familiar stereo controls.   Files can then be saved on your hard drive or burned to CDs. iTunes 6.0 also allows you to listen to podcasts (free audio programs) and watch videos.

iTunes is a member of the iLife '05 software suite and can be used to gather music and other audio tracks for convenient access in iPhoto, iMovieHD, and iDVD.


By the end of this tutorial, you will be able to:

...listen to CDs and other audio files in iTunes.
...create personalized playlists of your favorite songs.
...copy audio CDs to your computer's hard drive.
...burn custom CDs to play in your car or home stereo.
...subscribe to and listen to free podcasted programs. video files through iTunes.
...use iTunes tracks in the other iLife suite programs.

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