When Apple released OS X Yosemite, they also gave us iTunes 12. Lots of things have changed in this new version, and I’ve been getting email from readers about many of the new features. In this week’s column, I’ll tell you how to bring back the sidebar, show you how to locate your music videos, […]
The iTunes 12 interface has a lot of changes, one of which is the font used in its display. iTunes offers several choices of sizes for fonts in list views, and has for a while. With the new fonts, iTunes has also adopted a new way of changing the size. To change the size of […]
You knew it was coming, right? My detailed iTunes 12 review is live on Macworld.
I’ve complained about the new Info windows in iTunes; they’re ugly and hard to read. But there’s a way to use the old-fashioned Info windows. It’s well hidden though. Select one or more tracks, press the Option key, then right-click and choose Get Info. You’ll see this window, the one familiar to iTunes users for […]
iTunes 12 has made a mess of tagging media files; the new Info windows are hard to navigate, and, depending on the type of content you’re editing, the tags you see change. Doug Adams, purveyor of the wonderful Doug’s AppleScripts for iTunes came up with an AppleScript-based applet that lets you edit all the tags […]
If you’ve had time to check out iTunes 12, you may have noticed something missing. In iTunes 11, when you selected your Music library, the navigation bar at the top of the window included a button to access your music videos. In iTunes 12, there is no such button: It’s odd, but, while there is […]
Apple hasn’t said whether iTunes Match has changed at all, but I’m seeing an issue with a number of purchased tracks in my library with iTunes 12. I have about 60 tracks that show an iCloud Status of “Removed,” and which, while they are in my iTunes library on my Mac, they don’t show up […]
It’s that time again: a new version of iTunes is available. And this time, the sidebar, as we knew it before, is gone for good. However, you can still display a sidebar with your playlists, and this duplicates much of the previous sidebar functionality. To do this in any library – choose a media library […]