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Echodio  Sync iTunes LibrariesEchodio: Sync iTunes Libraries.

 

Sync:  The easiest way to sync iTunes playlists, ratings, and play counts across your Macs.  Works directly in iTunes. Just tell Echodio which playlists to keep in sync.  Intelligent sync works with multiple libraries and prevents duplicate tracks.

Backup:  Keep your valuable music collection safe. All your music purchases are backed up to secure online cloud storage.  Backup your personal metadata. Never lose play counts, ratings or other personalized tags again.

Stream:  Stream music to your media center with our plugin for the Boxee social media center.  Coming Soon! Play your music from anywhere with our Adobe AIR desktop and web players.

General Questions
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What is Echodio?
Echodio is a new service for music lovers who listen to music at home, at work and on the go. Echodio makes it easy to keep iTunes music libraries in sync, securely backed up and streamable from anywhere.
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How does Echodio work?
Echodio seamlessly integrates with iTunes to work in a way that you are used to already. Any music you drop into the Echodio iTunes playlist is automatically backed up online and synchronized with your other iTunes libraries. Updates you make to tags, ratings or play counts are all automatically synced.
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What are the system requirements?
Echodio is currently supported on Mac OS X Leopard with iTunes 8.0 or later. We’ll be announcing support for Windows and Linux soon.
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How much does Echodio cost?
During the beta we’re giving a free 5GB to each user. The public launch will be priced competitively on a per GB basis, with discounts offered to our early adopters and beta users who wish to upgrade their storage.
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What do you do with my personal information?
We hold your information in the strictest of confidence and use it only for the purposes you provided it for. Your information will never be sold to or shared with third parties.
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Who are the people behind Echodio?
Echodio is two guys who share a love of music and a dislike of trying to manually synchronize iTunes libraries! We knew there had to be a better way to organize our individual music collections so we decided to build it. Find out more about us here.
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Sync Questions
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How many computers can I use Echodio on?
You can currently use Echodio to synchronize up to three iTunes libraries.
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What file formats does Echodio support?
Echodio supports both MP3 and AAC formats.
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How many tracks can I store with Echodio?
We’re giving beta testers a free 5GB of storage space. Digitial music files are typically around 5.5MB so you can currently store around 890 tracks. We’ll be announcing paid options that support much bigger libraries soon.
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Will my libraries be synced even if some of my machines are offline?
Yes. When a disconnected machine comes back online its iTunes library is updated with all of your recent changes. Changes made on a disconnected machine are sent to all other libraries as soon as connectivity is available.
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Can I sync to non-iTunes music players?
Not yet, please ask us about support for your favourite media player – feedback@echodio.com
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Can I sync my entire iTunes library?
Our beta product gives you 5GB of storage space so you probably won’t be able to sync your entire library. This will be possible when we launch the Echodio subscription service with more storage options.
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How long does it take to sync an album?
It’s hard to say because it depends on a number of things, notably the size of the album and the speed of your Internet connection. Thankfully this all happens in the background so it won’t stop you enjoying your music.
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Why can’t I delete from my echodio playlist?
We’ve intentionally disabled the ability to delete tracks in our first beta release – we’ll be turning this feature on soon.
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Can I listen to my iTunes music online?
Yes. Coming very soon you’ll be able to log in to your Echodio account and use our web player to stream your music on any computer with an Internet connection – you won’t even need to have iTunes installed.
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Streaming to Boxee
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What is Boxee?
Boxee is home media center software designed for display on your TV screen. It allows you to stream videos, music and pictures from your PC or from the Internet directly to your TV screen.
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How does Echodio work with Boxee?
By adding Echodio as an internet music source in Boxee you can stream your synced iTunes playlists directly from the cloud to your TV. Check out the tour for more info.

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