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Is it possible to redownload songs you've paid for on iTunes?

Is it possible to redownload songs you've paid for on iTunes?

Over the years, I've had to rebuild my PC several times. Invariably, no matter how meticulous I am backing up my iTunes library, I almost ALWAYS end up losing songs I've already paid for. Either the files go missing completely or due to the DRM i can't get them to work on my iPod any more.

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Guest [Entry]

"You may only download songs from iTunes once. They have documentation on their site about how to backup your songs to CD.

That said, you can contact Apple to have your songs made available for download again, at which point they will flag the songs as reimbursed or otherwise non-downloadable again for your account. There's a way to do this through your account iTunes, it's pretty straightforward.

I had to do this a few months ago, and made at least three copies of all the music I had downloaded. Fortunately I only had about a DVD worth of music to backup :-).

You are allowed to access the songs with up to 5 computers, and I don't know how many iPod/iPhones. You can deauthorize all computers that previously were authorized and readd them through iTunes when you try to play songs you purchased."
Guest [Entry]

"Apple now allows downloads of Past Purchases including music, thanks to the new iTunes in the Cloud feature.

Using iTunes 10.5 and/or iOS 4.3.3 or later, you can log into your iTunes Store account and go to the Music Store and click on (Past) Purchases. On the iPhone it's under the iTunes app in the new ""Purchased"" tab."