Chapter 12. Sync and Share Media Files Using iTunes and iCloud
You’ll learn to:
Navigate iTunes 11
Shop the iTunes Store
Sync music, video, and other media to your iPad
Share files on your home network
Beam iPad content to your TV
ITUNES IS APPLE’S ALL-IN-ONE media jukebox and iPad
management program. It’s a master of many trades: It’s a repository for
all the audio, video, ebook, and podcast files in your media library, and
it converts CD tracks into digital files. It also syncs any or all of your
media to your iPad. It even lets you transfer music, apps, and books you
bought on other iOS devices to your tablet. And for $25 a year, the
optional iTunes Match service keeps a copy of your music library on
iCloud, Apple’s online storage locker (Chapter 17).
This chapter focuses on using iTunes in tandem with your tablet:
that is, downloading Store purchases to your computer, and then getting
them over to your iPad.
Apple’s latest version of the program is iTunes 11, which made its
debut at the end of November 2012. If you’ve used iTunes before, you’re
sure to notice a lot of differences about how it works—and works with your
iPad. Chapter 13 delves more into the
inner workings of iTunes as a desktop music-management program, but if
you’ve got your iPad ready to roll and you’re thinking of syncing, flip
The iTunes 11 Window: An Introduction
ITUNES IS YOUR IPAD’S best friend. You can do ...
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