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« on: August 12, 2014, 09:58:14 PM »
So I've never used iTunes, but I wanted to buy some individual music tracks off it. Couple of questions:

1) Does it give me the file? I'm not interested in using iTunes as my music player, so can I buy it from there then move the file around as I wish?

2) Is all the music on the iTunes store legit? I was looking at some Jpop stuff, and a few look like they had just been uploaded by any random individual, rather than the proper recording company.



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Re: iTunes Store
« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2014, 10:41:30 PM »
You can convert it from iTunes format to MP3, then you don't have to use it either. I do the same thing, because I megaloathe iTunes.

As far as I know there's a vetting process for everyone who publishes for-sale music on iTunes, so you should be safe.
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Re: iTunes Store
« Reply #2 on: August 12, 2014, 11:05:43 PM »
Thanks Stephen! What do you use for the converting?



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Re: iTunes Store
« Reply #3 on: August 12, 2014, 11:15:48 PM »
You can just right click the files in the iTunes library and hit "Convert to MP3"
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Re: iTunes Store
« Reply #4 on: August 12, 2014, 11:21:28 PM »
Oh awesome. Thanks!




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Re: iTunes Store
« Reply #6 on: August 12, 2014, 11:49:20 PM »
Very detailed! Thanks Wild.



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Re: iTunes Store
« Reply #7 on: August 12, 2014, 11:52:54 PM »
No Problem! It took a bit to find out that you have to go into preference and import settings to actually have 'Create MP3" show up. I think by default iTunes is set for AAC/AIFF or something along those lines?

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Re: iTunes Store
« Reply #8 on: August 13, 2014, 09:23:53 AM »
I'm going to hijack this thread to ask my own iOS question... anyone know if you can permanently delete games and apps from your account history? Sometimes I like to redownload stuff I deleted, but it means going through the myriad of games I downloaded to try and hated.
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Re: iTunes Store
« Reply #9 on: August 13, 2014, 11:56:45 AM »
I hope not, that'd be dangerous for Apple considering how many stupid people there are. The "Purchased" page is searchable, though, if you know what you're looking for.

I know you can "hide" songs on the iTunes music Library on a computer, at least.

@Flamingr1ft - I saw those J-Pop "covers" as well. I believe they're legal, but they aren't very good. Make sure you look specifically for the artists and not just their songs...
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