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Enable iTunes4 sharing through a firewall: Crush the Metadata, share the files.
Authored by: digitalone on Apr 30, '03 03:31:27AM

I'm sure that Apple knew we would get around this, so don't
spread it around ;). Converting it to another format that does
not support metadata in the same way will usually do one of 2
things to it: encapsulated it (aka defanging it) or strip it
entirely. It depends on the format, but I know that .WAV does
NOT support this data, it has no loss, and it will strip the
metadata off as well. Others may just defang it, so it is
recoverable or will make a nonfunctional track. You won't need
to burn it, just import it using iTunes import function switched to
.WAV, if it lets you. Of course there are tons of other converters
out there, I'm sure everyone has a favorite. From there, if you
want to take advantage of AAC, just re-import it using iTunes. I
haven't tried the re-import step, so let me know if there are any
surprises.

Happy sharing ladies and gentlemen.



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