I am successfully deploying the SMBv2 protocol on my Synology NAS (DSM 7.0.1-42218) with the Sonos App (version 13.4). Moreover, the NTLMv1 authentication is no longer needed. Here attached is the extract of the DSM File Services SMB Advanced Settings.
Preliminary notes: These instructions have been tested with a Mac mini with macOS version Monterey, an Apple Music library of 25k tracks, a Synology NAS with DSM 7.0.1 and a Sonos Controller for Mac Version 13.4.1. Before starting the process
Apple has removed iTunes on macOS Catalina and replaced the music library part by a Music app. The iTunes ‘backend’ files like the Library.itl file to keep track of play counts, star ratings, and other metadata and a couple of
Copy content from your iPod to your Mac The article below helped me succesfully copy all content from an iPod nano (5th generation) and iPod classic (5th generation) to a Macbook Air with OS X Mavericks and iTunes 11.1.5 (5).
iTunes Audio protection removal These steps explain how the iTunes Audio protection can be removed. Note that this should only be used for backup purposes only (in case Apple ID’s are lost) and copywrite laws should be respected. (Dutch version) 1.
AAC audio file: This is a standard AAC (Advanced Audio Coding) file. It can be created by the iTunes built-in AAC encoder. Matched AAC audio file: This is a standard AAC audio file, downloaded from an iCloud account, using iTunes Match. MPEG audio file: This is a
iTunes 11 – Error -42110 When starting iTunes 10.x or 11.x you may get an error code -42110 or error code -4831. This error can be fixed by removing the SC Info folder. Instructions how to proceed can be found in the iTunes
SONOS CONNECT:AMP AMPLIFIER Class-D. Rated output 110W RMS (2x55W) 2-port switch (10/100Mbps, auto MDI/MDIX) AUDIO STREAMER supports MP3, WMA Internet radio streams and iTunes libraries (Apple Protected audio files are not supported). For help on radio streams read my post on streaming URLs.
How to convert iTunes Protected AAC Audio files Early shoppers on iTunes may still own Protected AAC Audio songs. These tracks cannot be converted from within iTunes and may not play on non-Apple branded media players. I have used two different
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iTunes 9 may not start after a clean install and display the error “Apple Application Support was not found”. This module can be separately installed. Download the latest iTunes version. Use a file decompression programme (such as winzip or winrar)
iTunes 9 may not start properly in a Windows environment and display the error message “iTunes was not installed properly. Please re-install iTunes. (Error 7).” This is not only related to Windows 7 or Vista but may also occur on
Squeezebox iTunes integration Squeezebox Server supports iTunes libraries and playlists. It can fully integrate the music library, without scanning the music folders. To make this work correctly, enter the location of the iTunes library. You can do this by following
How to cleanup orphan itunes library entries. iTunes libraries will flag orphan entries with an exclamation mark! These entries can be cleaned in two ways: A) Create a new library: Start iTunes by holding the shift key (keep the shift key
iTunes 9 – settings These settings I have applied on my iTunes 9 software to get the best performance on my Windows system. Some of these tasks (like 1 and 2) may need to be re-run after an iTunes upgrade.
Burn an Audio CD with iTunes (version 9.x) Follow these steps to burn an Audio CD that can be played in any CD player. 1. Create a playlist with the songs that you want on the Audio CD 2. Select