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#41903 24-Sep-2009 20:20
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Have just started using remote for iphone. Seems to work well controling computer itunes.

What I want to do, is have my computer plugged into my stereo, tidyed away, and control my music via iphone (or ipod touch). That part, I can do.

Then, I want my laptop plugged into a second stereo downstairs, and have it play everything the computer is playing.

Baaaasically, I want to be able to use my laptop as airtunes. I do not want to buy airtunes, because I have very little use of this, but would like to be able to do it from time to time!!

Does anyone have any bright ideas?

Cheers guys

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  #258165 24-Sep-2009 20:28
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iTunes9 allows media library sharing. This means your laptop can connect and view all songs on the other iTunes install and play them.

Is this sufficient?

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  #258166 24-Sep-2009 20:30
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Hmm no probably not. What I would like to be able to do is pretty much have my ipod control both stereos at once.

Change the song on my ipod, it changes on both computers.

I know VLC has this kind of functionality.... but have no idea how to do it.

Can itunes?

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  #258205 24-Sep-2009 23:13
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think I might have a solution with Airfoil.

will experiment...

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