I want an iphone but refuse to use itunes

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Pena47
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I want an iphone but refuse to use itunes

Post by Pena47 » Tue May 10, 2011 9:48 pm

So I posted this here because I'm not sure it fits with the "need help with device syncing"

Anyway, I'm thinking about getting an iPhone. My only concern is that I would have to use iTunes.

As I understand, MM can sync my music with an iPhone, but will I still need iTunes for other features (apps and stuff)?? Just the thought of using iTunes is pretty much a deal-breaker.



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If you're curious/want to hear me rant: Several years ago, iTunes completely ruined the tags on my entire library because its "auto-organize" feature (to organize audio files into folders) would clip .mp3 filenames at something like 32 characters. Anything longer would be cut off. So I had stuff like "The Beatles - 3 - Across the Univ.mp3". I'm 99.9% sure that I did nothing wrong, and it was just a glitch in the way iTunes functioned. The memories of manually fixing all the titles is a painful one. The only good to come out of the whole ordeal is that I now use MM :)

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Re: I want an iphone but refuse to use itunes

Post by Lowlander » Tue May 10, 2011 9:51 pm

You will even need iTunes installed for MediaMonkey to be able to sync audio, podcasts and video (MM4).
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Re: I want an iphone but refuse to use itunes

Post by malachisecretspy » Wed May 11, 2011 12:08 am

i know using foobar 2000 u can just get a plugin.you also do not need to have i tunes installed, but you need to install "apple mobile device support.msi" .maybe this would be the same for media monkey? what would media monkey need that foobar doesnt? just a thought

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Re: I want an iphone but refuse to use itunes

Post by Lowlander » Wed May 11, 2011 1:24 am

Yes, it seems that with just these components you can do it with MM as well.
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Re: I want an iphone but refuse to use itunes

Post by malachisecretspy » Wed May 11, 2011 4:04 am

i had a hard time finding it as it usually comes bundled i itunes installer, so i uploaded it to mediafire if u want it , heres the link http://www.mediafire.com/?nandncaci5kd7ox

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Re: I want an iphone but refuse to use itunes

Post by Pena47 » Wed May 11, 2011 4:44 pm

Thanks everyone, maybe I can get an iphone after all.

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Re: I want an iphone but refuse to use itunes

Post by AngeloHanna12 » Thu Aug 04, 2011 2:43 pm

Itunes is required for your iphone.

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Re: I want an iphone but refuse to use itunes

Post by Guest » Mon Aug 22, 2011 10:35 am

Iа you what to use Apple products you will have to use them all )

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Re: I want an iphone but refuse to use itunes

Post by stuart31e » Mon Sep 05, 2011 9:58 am

I aggree with this post! Not a lover of itunes, seem s to be no around it. :(

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Re: I want an iphone but refuse to use itunes

Post by Abounding » Mon Sep 05, 2011 5:27 pm

Yea theres no way around iTunes for iphone users as of yet, just like how not to long ago the only way to get an iphone was through at&t (that is of course locked). :-?

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Re: I want an iphone but refuse to use itunes

Post by wormywyrm » Tue Sep 06, 2011 1:36 am

Even if you can sync to mediamonkey for your iphone you might find yourself not wanting to. iTunes' genius feature is pretty handy and you will want it on your phone. I have a lot of troubles syncing my ipod nano now because I want both my mediamonkey playlists and my itunes genius... It is very frustrating.
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Re: I want an iphone but refuse to use itunes

Post by boobaloo » Tue Sep 06, 2011 5:56 am

I phone is a great piece of kit. All the other good stuff you get will make up for it's shorcomings.

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Re: I want an iphone but refuse to use itunes

Post by Guest » Fri Sep 09, 2011 3:04 pm

.iTunes is awesome and is a great compliment to the iPhone. You will get used to it, but if u really hate iTunes i dont advise getting an iPhone

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Re: I want an iphone but refuse to use itunes

Post by larrymaroudis » Sun Nov 06, 2011 10:10 pm

Boobaloo, yes I really agree with you nothing beats our iphone.

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Re: I want an iphone but refuse to use itunes

Post by jqueeng02 » Mon Nov 14, 2011 11:44 pm

You really need to use itunes if you want an iphone...Itunes is cool after all.It's very user friendly. Just buy other phones if you don't like itunes.

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