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Hey everyone, Having purchased some music from iTunes through Windows, I was wondering if there is anyway to play this music in Linux without having to burn a CD. Any ...
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    Playing mp4's (iTunes bought music)


    Hey everyone,

    Having purchased some music from iTunes through Windows, I was wondering if there is anyway to play this music in Linux without having to burn a CD. Any ideas?

    Thanks,
    Bryan
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    http://www.hymn-project.org/jhymndoc/ has a java app that can convert them to mp3 or ogg.

    And this site http://www.captain.at/howto-debian-s...mp4-plugin.php tells how to get an mp4 plugin for xmms, its a .deb, so you may have to use alien to convert it to something yast can handle...not sure
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    You can play MP4s with a couple of plugins that are knocking around but I hear that the iTunes ones with DRM are encrypted, and won't play. On the other hand GTKPod lets you pull tunes back from your iPod so I dunno if that's for songs you drop using GTKPod or if it has any process for this.

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    It seems that the plugin for XMMS is for unencrypted ones and that jhymn project looks a little legally sketchy. I will continue looking in the mean time.

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