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When i insert an audio cd into my macbook itunes starts to read it but then flashes between the cds track list and my itunes collection? whats wrong?

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Update iTunes if you don't have the latest version and check your iTunes preferences.

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How do you import CDs into iTunes?


Copy music from a CD to iTunes by following these steps:
  1. Insert a music CD into your computer. Notice that iTunes opens automatically.
  2. In the list that appears, use the checkboxes to select or deselect the songs you want to import. Songs that are selected will be imported.
  3. After you've selected the songs you want to import, click the Import button. iTunes will begin copying the music from your CD to your iTunes music library.
  4. After the songs are imported, click the Eject Disk button.
  5. Select Library in the Source list to view all the music in your iTunes library, including the songs you just imported.
Of course, if you want to import CD to iPhone, you can also read this guide. How to Import CD to iPhone

Oct 08, 2015 | Audio Players & Recorders

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How to Play iTunes Music on Windows Media Player


There's a good chance when you buy music from the iTunes Store that the files that you download will be copy protected by Apple's FairPlay DRM system. It's a great system that protects the rights of the artist and publisher by making it difficult for the consumer to distribute copyrighted material. However, DRM can also be very restrictive by stopping you playing legally purchased music on your MP3 compatible hardware. So, what happens if you want to play your DRM'ed music on a non-iPod?

This tutorial will show you a way to produce DRM-free music that doesn't require any special software that you would normally need to buy. All you'll need is the iTunes software, and a blank CD (preferably a rewritable (CD-RW)).

Before we begin, check for any updates that are available for your iTunes installation, or download the latest version from the iTunes website。


Configuring iTunes to burn and rip an audio CD

CD Burner Settings: In order to set up the iTunes software to burn an audio CD, you first need to go into the settings menu and select the correct disc format. To do this, click on the Edit tab on the main menu and select Preferences from the menu list. On the preferences screen, select the Advanced tab, followed by the Burning tab. First, make sure your CD burner is selected from the drop-down menu alongside the CD Burner option. Next, Select audio CD as the disc format that is to be written by your CD drive.

CD Import Settings: While you are still in the preferences menu, click on the Importing tab to access the CD ripping settings. Verify that the On CD Insert option is set to Ask to Import CD. Next, set the Import Using option to a format of your choice; the MP3 Encoder is your best choice if you want to import audio CDs as MP3 files that play on virtually all compatible devices. Choose an encoding bitrate from the Setting option; 128Kbps is the normal setting that is good enough for the average listener. And finally, make sure the Automatically Retrieve CD Track Names From Internet and Create File Names With Track Numbers and both checked. Click the OK button to save your settings.

Making a custom playlist

To be able to burn your DRM copy protected songs to audio CD you will need to make a custom playlist (File > New Playlist). You can add music tracks to a playlist easily by dragging and dropping them from your music library to your newly created playlist. For instructions on how to achieve this, why not follow our tutorial on How to Create a Custom Playlist Using iTunes.

While creating a playlist, make sure that the total playing time (displayed at the bottom of the screen) doesn't exceed the capacity of the CD-R or CD-RW you are using; typically, the total playing time of a 700Mb CD is 80 minutes.


Burning an Audio CD Using a Playlist

Once you have created a playlist, simply left-click it (located under the playlists section in the left pane), and then click on the File tab on the main menu, followed by Burn Playlist to Disc. The CD drive tray should now automatically eject so you can insert a blank disc; ideally use a rewriteable disc ( CD-RW) so you can reuse it multiple times. Before iTunes starts burning the DRM protected songs, it will remind you that creating an audio CD is for your own personal use only; once you have read this notice, click on the Proceed button to start burning.

Ripping an audio CD

The final step in this tutorial is to import (rip) the songs that you burned onto audio CD, back to digital music files. We have already configured iTunes (step 1) to encode any audio CD that is inserted into the CD drive as MP3 files and so this stage of the process will be mostly automatic. To start ripping your audio CD, simply insert it into your CD drive and click the Yes button to start. For a more in-depth look at this process, read the tutorial on How to Import CD Tracks Using iTunes.

Once this stage is complete, all the files that have been imported into your music library will be free from DRM; you will be able to transfer them to any device that supports MP3 playback.

Note:The only downside in using this method is that if you have a lot of files that you need to convert, then it ends up a slow and tedious process. With this in mind, use a legal drm removal tool if you have a large quantity that you need to convert.

on Aug 25, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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Hi I recently have had a problem on iTunes with importing songs. I lanch iTunes, put the CD in, and it says importing "track name", but it never starts. I have imported over 100 CDs before, but...


I think updating iTunes may work. Click here to download/ install the latest version of iTunes from Apple Official Support.

Hope it helps! Good Luck!
CreativeTECH

Apr 09, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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The problem is getting the word 'err' when inserting a CD. The CD contains files of type MP3, music files. However, this isn't the case for all CDs. I am not sure what are their types, but some cds...


Check the specs of your audio system; not all can use MP3s or read CD-Rs or CD-RWs. Commercial CDs have a different file format.

If your system can read MP3s and the media you are using (CD-R or CD-RW, most likely), next make sure that you finalized the discs in question. (Finalization ensures that a disc written by one machine is readable to another.) The only other possible issue is a tracking problem (the machine that wrote the tracks put them in an place that the sound system isn't finding). If the computer optical drive is the source of the error, it's usually cheaper to replace instead of repairing.

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells

Dec 17, 2010 | Car Audio & Video

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Mac Book Pro won't burn cds - spits out the cd


try a real music cd to check drive.

some blanks are no good try another brand or try a dvd to check drive

if it plays real and records on dvd then drive is ok

Sep 12, 2009 | Apple MacBook Pro Laptop Computer with...

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DP02 when mastering it says trk too short???????


CDs are formatted like any other format of digital audio.  One of the restrictions of a CD's formatting is a track can be no shorter than 4 seconds.  Usually this happens when there are tracks that were created as part of your project and were not recorded on.  When you try to burn a CD, if one track is shorter than four seconds it will give you that message every time. This is because the standard gap between songs is usually three seconds.  The CD burner's format requires it to check how many tracks there are (another limitation of the CD format is you can only put 99 tracks on a CD) so the burner reads every bit (literally bit) of audio for the gap between tracks.  You must determine the length of every bit of audio on your program and make sure each track is longer than three seconds.    I have been mixing and mastering records on CD for ten years and I still get this problem.  It happens to the best of us.  Don't be frustrated.  Remember a machine will only try to do what you tell it to do.  It wont always tell you what you are doing wrong. It will only do what you tell it to do, or not, if it is impossible.   Go through every track in your project and examine how long each track is.  Read your error message carefully. My burner will say "track 5 is too short". Check and double check. Make sure no track is shorter than four seconds. When you are confident you have corrected the problem. (delete all empty tracks) Then burn baby burn! 

Jan 10, 2009 | Tascam DP01 All-In-One Recording Package...

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Magnavox DVD Video Player DVD609AT


DVD609AT:

The manual is available at Philips website, the number for more info in manual is out-of-date; the new number is 1-800-605-8610


This unit has a problem when playing dual-layer discs of some kinds - read the warnings on the Magnavox website - playing the wrong kind of disc will cause an error that will require svc/repalcement to fix

Playable Discs
This DVD Player will play Digital Video Discs (DVDs) and Audio CDs. In order to play a
DVD or Audio CD on this DVD Player, make sure the Disc meets the requirements for
Region Codes and Color Systems as described on this page. Also, the Discs should have
the following logos and should meet these standards.
• CD-ROM
• Compact Disc-Interactive
(CD-I)
• Compact Disc-Recordable
(CD-R)
• Digital Video Disc-Video
Recordable (DVD-VR)
• DVD-RAM
• DVD-ROM
• Super Audio CD (SACD)
• Photo CD
• Video CD
• Video Single Disc (VSD)
Digital
Video
Disc
12 cm
12 cm
Approx. 4 hours
(single-sided)
Approx. 8 hours
(double-sided)
Approx. 80 minutes
(single-sided)
Approx. 160 minutes
(double-sided)
20 minutes
8 cm
8 cm
(singles)
Logo
Maximum
Disc Type Contents Playback Time
Sound
and
Pictures
Audio
CD
Disc Size
Sound
74 minutes
Disc
Segments
DVDs are
divided into Titles,
which are divided
into Chapters.
Titles and Chapters
are numbered.
Audio CDs are divided
into numbered Tracks, i.e.,
a track may be one song.


Unacceptable Discs
If you insert an unacceptable type of disc, “Please insert a playable disc” will appear on
the TV screen. Also, “- - - - - “ will appear on the DVD Player display panel. Insert a
DVD or Audio CD. The following Discs will not play on this DVD Player.

• CD-ROM
• Compact Disc-Interactive
(CD-I)
• Compact Disc-Recordable
(CD-R)
• Digital Video Disc-Video
Recordable (DVD-VR)
• DVD-RAM
• DVD-ROM
• Super Audio CD (SACD)
• Photo CD
• Video CD
• Video Single Disc (VSD)

May 28, 2008 | Philips Magnavox DVD/VCR Dual Player

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Lacie d2 DVD RW external importing music CDs into iTunes


Apple late Thursday posted iTunes Repair Tool for Vista 1.0, a software update that fixes iTunes issues reported by new Windows Vista users. According to widespread reports, music purchased from the iTunes Store could not be played in iTunes on the new Microsoft operating system released this week. Users reported that they received a message saying their computer was not authorized to play the purchased tracks. “The iTunes Repair Tool for Vista 1.0 will repair permissions for important files required by iTunes to play your iTunes Store purchases,” Apple states in the brief release notes.

Feb 17, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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