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Apple releases iTunes 5.0.1

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By LC Angell

Contributing Editor
Published: Tuesday, September 20, 2005
News Categories: iTunes

Apple has updated iTunes to version 5.0.1 to address fairly widespread issues affecting users. According to the brief releases notes accompanying the update, version 5.0.1 “features several stability improvements over iTunes 5.” No other specific details are available at this time. iTunes 5.0.1 can be downloaded here.

Last week, Apple acknowledged the problems users were experiencing and said it would release an update to fix the issues. “Apple is aware that a limited number of customers are experiencing issues with installing iTunes 5,? the company said at the time. “We’re working to resolve this and expect to have a software update early next week.?

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21

I’ve been having problems with the new itunes. If any one wants to help me out just let me know.

Posted by Mike on September 25, 2005 at 7:55 AM (PDT)

22

Does anyone know if the knew version 5.0.4 fixes the issue with storing podcast titles in the regular songh list. 5.0.0 messed me up by deciding to allow my podcasts be a part of my regular listening list. So now when I shuffle my music, I get a podcast show up now and then. I hate that. I prefer podcasts to only be in the podcasts menu.

—Eric

Posted by eric on September 25, 2005 at 7:27 PM (PDT)

23

Dont even get me started on apple… they are really starting to p*** me off! I just fixed my computer over the wknd due to other Apple OS problems and when i did the system updater I (unfortunately) installed iTunes 5.0.1 (4) - now CANNOT burn CDs (I have a Pioneer DVD-RW DVR-109).

I was able to get around this by using Roxio Toast Titanium 6.0.7 (which has NEVER failed me, not once) by dragging my audio files over to the Toast window and ...walah! was able to burn my music files. You can even play the audio files in Toast if you want to double check your song list before you “burn”. Sorry windows users Toast is for Mac. It retails for about $80

Posted by girl on October 5, 2005 at 11:28 PM (PDT)

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