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Digital Sharing for Apple Users: A Take Control Crash Course by Joe Kissell

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Broadcast an iTunes Library in Your Home

If you want to share your iTunes library with your family—and every device is using the latest software—you may want to Use iCloud Family Sharing. But it’s not the only option. iTunes offers two other ways to share digital content among the computers, iOS devices, and Apple TVs on the same local network. Strictly speaking, however, neither of them is sharing in that the people with whom you’ve shared your media can’t edit or delete anything of yours.

What Apple calls Music Sharing is really broadcasting. Each Mac or PC running iTunes can make its music (and only music) available for streaming to an unlimited number of other devices on the local network, but tracks can’t be copied to the other devices. ...

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