Apps & Software
Apple Releases iTunes 12.2 For Mac & Windows
After releasing Mac OS X 10.10.4 and iOS 8.4 OTA update, Apple has now rolled out iTunes 12.2 for Mac and Windows. The latest iTunes brings support for Apple Music and Beats 1 to Mac and Windows computers.
The changes with this edition of iTunes is similar to what we’ve seen in new Music app for iOS. It comes with new sections. Full Changelog is posted below.
● For You. Get playlist and album recommendations you’ll love, selected just for you based on your musical tastes. The more you listen, the better For You gets.
● New. Discover the best new music, handpicked by our music editors. Explore mixes created just for activities like exercising, or find great handcrafted playlists in a wide variety of genres. With Apple Music, you’ll always have the perfect soundtrack for any occasion.
● Connect. A single place to connect with your favourite artists. See thoughts, photos, music, and videos shared from your favourite artists. You can comment on or love anything an artist has posted, and the artist can respond to you directly.
● Beats 1. Tune in to Beats 1, broadcast live from cities around the globe. Enjoy music, interviews, exclusive radio shows, and the best of what’s going on in the world of music. Beats 1 – worldwide and always on.
● Apple Music Radio. Radio has been completely redesigned. Play from Featured Stations, where our music experts hand select every song you hear. Or, start a new station from any artist or song. Inanition, it’s now easy to quickly return to your favourite stations with Recently Played.
● My Music. Find all your music in one place, including iTunes purchases, music you’ve imported from CD, and now songs from Apple Music.
● iTunes Store. The iTunes Store is still the best place to buy your favourite music – one song or album at a time.
Apple Music comes with 3-month free trial, after which it charges $9.99/mo for individuals and $14.99/mo for families up to six members. And the company’s 24/7 radio, Beats 1, is a free service globally.
Both Mac and PC users should get the update automatically via an update window. Though, they can check for it manually from iTunes.