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iPod management

I listen to lots of audiobooks that I download from http:audible.com with no prob. But when I've downloaded audio CDs they've ended up being a pain.

Example: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.

It downloaded in dozens of little bits (maybe chapters, but I think even the chapters were divided into smaller bits) that were a pain to deal with, especially since each one had a different title. They all showed up as "songs" and THEN ruined my shuffle because I'd get bits of HP instead of a song.

Is there a way to handle audio CDs that works? Is it in the labeling in iTunes, or what?


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No, the audiobooks from audible...

No, the audiobooks from audible are perfect in iTunes.

It's audio CDs that I load into iTunes that don't work.

I had a gazillion HP "songs" (that was a very long book) and I tried labeling them audiobooks (they may have even imported that way) but they still also showed up on my main music list.




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