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Ceegale
2007-04-29, 15:51
New to the Slimbox world -- and trying to set up the Slimbox to access all the music on my machine (iTunes songs).

Good news -- they're almost all there.

Bad news -- Music I've purchased through iTunes does NOT show up.

I know it's gonna be a simple, embarassing answer, but I'm stumped.

What the heck do I do?

Thanks -- C

Mark Lanctot
2007-04-29, 16:02
Bad news -- Music I've purchased through iTunes does NOT show up.

Unfortunately this is expected behaviour due to Apple's "Fairplay" DRM.

Slim/Logitech is not alone in this, Apple doesn't let any hardware or software access these files other than iTunes and the iPod.

The solution is to copy the files to CD then rip them. There's also "QTFairUse" which may or may not be illegal in your country.

If you end up ripping, rip in a lossless format like Apple Lossless so the sound quality doesn't drop any further.