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About iTunes

You can use iTunes to create your own personal digital music library and easily organize
and listen to your collection of digital music files. You can also create your own custom
audio CDs and transfer your music to an Apple iPod. If you are installing iTunes for use
with an iPod, after installing iTunes, use the cable that came with your iPod to connect
your iPod to your computer.

What's new in iTunes 4.9

With iTunes 4.9, you can now browse and subscribe to podcasts from within the iTunes
Music Store. Podcasts are frequently updated radio-style shows downloadable over the
Internet. You can also transfer podcasts to iPod, for listening on the go.

System requirements
iTunes 4.9 requires Windows 2000 or Windows XP with a QuickTime-compatible audio
card. Also make sure you have the latest Service Pack for your computer using Windows

To create audio or MP3 CDs with iTunes, your computer must have an iTunes-
compatible CD or DVD recorder. To back up your music to a DVD, your computer must
have an iTunes-compatible DVD recorder. To use the iTunes visualizer, you need a
QuickTime-compatible video card.

If you plan to listen to music previews or buy music from the iTunes Music Store, a DSL,
cable modem, or local area network (LAN) Internet connection is recommended.

AirPort Express with AirTunes requires an 802.11b or 802.11g wireless network adapter,
a compatible stereo system or powered speakers, and Internet access (fees may apply).
Some ISPs may not be compatible with AirPort Express. For more information see

Installing iTunes 4.9

Double-click the iTunes 4.9 installer and follow the instructions that appear. When you
install iTunes, the latest version of QuickTime is also installed.

If you experience problems installing iTunes, try disabling your anti-virus software and
installing iTunes again.

Important: After installing iTunes 4.9 for Windows, you will only be able to transfer
music to your iPod using iTunes. To transfer music from MusicMatch Jukebox or Audible
Manager to your iPod, you will need to first import the music into iTunes. For more
information, search "iTunes and Music Store Help."

For more information

For more information about using iTunes, open iTunes and choose Help > "iTunes and
Music Store Help." Type a question in the search field, or click Learn About iTunes or
Contents. If you're connected to the Internet, you can learn how to use iTunes by taking
the iTunes tutorial at

If you've purchased music from the Music Store and have a billing question, open iTunes
and choose Help > "iTunes and Music Store Service and Support."

For more information about using your iPod with iTunes, search iTunes and Music Store
Help, or see the documentation that came with your iPod.

For the latest news about iTunes, visit the iTunes website at or
the Apple Support website at For the
latest information about iPod, visit or the Apple Support
website at

A note about copyright

This software may be used to reproduce materials. It is licensed to you only for
reproduction of non-copyrighted materials, materials in which you own the copyright, or
materials you are authorized or legally permitted to reproduce. If you are uncertain about
your right to copy any material, contact your legal advisor.

© 2005 Apple Computer, Inc. All rights reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPod, iTunes,
Mac, Macintosh, Mac OS, and QuickTime are trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc.,
registered in the U.S. and other countries. iPod is a trademark of Apple Computer, Inc.

Updated May 25, 2005