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    • another casualty
    • By another casualty 17th Apr 18, 4:34 PM
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    another casualty
    If Apple stopped iTunes ...
    • #1
    • 17th Apr 18, 4:34 PM
    If Apple stopped iTunes ... 17th Apr 18 at 4:34 PM
    ...how would you play your burned CDs from your Mac and / or external hard drive ?
    Just a thought
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    • debitcardmayhem
    • By debitcardmayhem 17th Apr 18, 4:45 PM
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    • 17th Apr 18, 4:45 PM
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    • 17th Apr 18, 4:45 PM
    ...how would you play your burned CDs from your Mac and / or external hard drive ?
    Just a thought
    Originally posted by another casualty
    VLC , and i burnt iTunes
    • barmonkey
    • By barmonkey 17th Apr 18, 11:38 PM
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    • 17th Apr 18, 11:38 PM
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    • 17th Apr 18, 11:38 PM
    Between us we have 8 i products in our household and not one of them has ever been connected to itunes. There are plenty of other products out there to use.
    WWSD

    (what would Scooby Doo)
    • robin58
    • By robin58 18th Apr 18, 12:27 AM
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    • 18th Apr 18, 12:27 AM
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    • 18th Apr 18, 12:27 AM
    You don't own anything on Itunes, you are just 'borrowing' in perpetuity until they close the service, then you loose access to it.
    The more I live, the more I learn.
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    • wongataa
    • By wongataa 18th Apr 18, 10:02 AM
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    • 18th Apr 18, 10:02 AM
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    • 18th Apr 18, 10:02 AM
    ...how would you play your burned CDs from your Mac and / or external hard drive ?
    Just a thought
    Originally posted by another casualty
    With one of the many players out there that can play cd's/audio files. There are lots of ones that manage your music library too.
    • wongataa
    • By wongataa 18th Apr 18, 10:04 AM
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    • 18th Apr 18, 10:04 AM
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    • 18th Apr 18, 10:04 AM
    You don't own anything on Itunes, you are just 'borrowing' in perpetuity until they close the service, then you loose access to it.
    Originally posted by robin58
    Not true. Tracks bought from iTunes can be played perfectly well with other software. They are stored on the hard drive and don't have DRM so you are free to play them with whatever you want.
    • john22
    • By john22 18th Apr 18, 12:27 PM
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    • 18th Apr 18, 12:27 PM
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    • 18th Apr 18, 12:27 PM
    You don't own anything on Itunes, you are just 'borrowing' in perpetuity until they close the service, then you loose access to it.
    Originally posted by robin58
    I hope you got mixed up and meant to say Apple Music.
    • GunJack
    • By GunJack 18th Apr 18, 1:18 PM
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    • 18th Apr 18, 1:18 PM
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    • 18th Apr 18, 1:18 PM
    .....it would have absolutely NO effect on me at all
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    • SunnySusie
    • By SunnySusie 18th Apr 18, 1:33 PM
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    • 18th Apr 18, 1:33 PM
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    • 18th Apr 18, 1:33 PM
    I hope you got mixed up and meant to say Apple Music.
    Originally posted by john22
    Indeed, iTunes went DRM free about a decade ago!
    • dipsomaniac
    • By dipsomaniac 18th Apr 18, 4:40 PM
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    too late for me. i ditched apple 15 years ago after they stole/conned me out of my music

    not enough hours in the day to read the tiny print
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