Apple gave iTunes a much-needed overhaul as of version 11. But there are several changes from previous versions and some users will need a guide.
Enter “Take Control of iTunes 11: The FAQ” from TidBITS Publishing. The ebook walks readers through the process of becoming an iTunes power user, with chapters — including Play, Rip, Buy, Tag, Organize, Search, and Sync — that cover the basics and beyond. Some of the questions answered include:
°How do I use Up Next?
°Which bit rate should I use to rip CDs?
° How do I rip an audiobook CD?
° Where can I stream music from?
° How do I put files in the correct library?
° How do I add lyrics to my tracks?
° What interesting things can I do with smart playlists?
° What’s the best way to deal with my huge music library?
° Can I search my library by star rating?
° How do I squeeze as much music as possible onto my iOS device?
° What happens if I turn off iTunes Match?
° How do I copy media from one iTunes library to another?
° How do I authorize and deauthorize my computer for iTunes Store purchases?
° What can I do in iTunes with AppleScript?
“Take Control of iTunes 11: The FAQ” is written by Kirk McElhearn, a senior contributor to Macworld, where he frequently pens articles about iTunes, most notably in his Ask the iTunes Guy column. He’s also author of the popular Take Control of Scrivener 2 ebook, along with other tech-related books.
For more information about “Take Control of iTunes 11: The FAQ” — including the table of contents, author bios, and cover graphic, go to http://shop.oreilly.com/product/9781615424177.do .