My iTunes hates me and keeps changing things i have edited

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  1. DAAAAAAAVE macrumors regular

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    For some reason i will change an artist name or the genre that that artist is in, then when i relaunch itunes or sometimes even while it is open it will change back to its original, unedited state. It is getting really annoying. Does anyone know what is going on?
     
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  3. DAAAAAAAVE thread starter macrumors regular

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    Find the song in Finder, get Info and check the permissions - do you have permission to read and write?

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    Try hitting the return button after you retype your information.
     
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    golly gee i hadnt thought of that...............
     
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    Yeah i do have read and write permission. Anything else like that to check? It is a couple of hundred songs and it is getting very annoying
     
  8. Sky Blue Guest

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    Do you have a plug in for iTunes to read .ogg?
     
  9. DAAAAAAAVE thread starter macrumors regular

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    Yeah it reads ogg and stores it in my library. It is just as if it isn't actually editing the file and every time itunes opens or the song plays and it checks the file it changes back to what it was
     
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    Oh dear...looks like you'll need to use a different tagger.
    http://eightpence.com/playing-ogg-vorbis-files-on-the-mac-in-itunes/
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  11. DAAAAAAAVE thread starter macrumors regular

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    ok so looks like the the thing to do is convert them from ogg to mp3. Any good converters out there that don't require a 1337 hax0r to operate? I just want something that is "convert this file into this format", something simple for the n00b
     
  12. Sky Blue Guest

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    Just right click the song in iTunes and select 'Create AAC Version' or change AAC to MP3 in the Preferences.
     
  13. DAAAAAAAVE thread starter macrumors regular

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    Oh i totally didnt think of that. Thanks man. When you do that does it delete the original file or do i have to go around finding them?
     
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    I know that if i am converting MP3's to AAC (or the other way round) it makes a copy or the original.. so if you wanted to get rid of the original you would have to delete it yourself.

    Although i have never converted .ogg files...
     
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    Have you tried xACT?
     
  16. DAAAAAAAVE thread starter macrumors regular

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    I have used just the itunes create AAC version option. There is a noticeable sound difference so i have kept all the ogg files just in case some really good option comes up or itunes/ipod decide to include ogg
     
  17. Sky Blue Guest

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    Because your going lossy > lossy, Try converting to AAC from the original source.
     
  18. DAAAAAAAVE thread starter macrumors regular

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    The original source is .ogg............... go torrents go lol
     
  19. Blue Velvet Moderator emeritus

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    Then please don't ask for help here with your pirated tunes. This thread is closed..... go closed go lol.

    http://guides.macrumors.com/Help:Forum_Rules#Things_Not_to_Do
     
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