Apple iTunes Changelog

New in version 12.2.2 Build 25

August 14th, 2015
  • Includes the following improvements:
  • Click on the Beats 1 banner to see what’s currently on, or view a complete broadcast schedule so you never miss a show
  • You can now view a list of the artists you’re following on Apple Music
  • Resolved an issue where iTunes loses its place when you go back to a previous page in Apple Music
  • Addressed a problem where artists may be sorted incorrectly in My Music
  • Fixed a problem where playlists displayed in the action menu may not match the playlists in your library
  • Artists can now share thoughts, photos, music, and videos to Connect, right from iTunes

New in version 12.2.1 Build 16 (July 14th, 2015)

  •  Fixes an issue for iTunes Match users where iTunes incorrectly changed some songs from Matched to Apple Music.
  • Provides a way to correct a library problem affecting former iTunes Match subscribers.
  •  Includes minor bug fixes and improvements for Beats 1.

New in version 12.2.0 Build 145 (July 1st, 2015)

  • iTunes now includes Apple Music — a revolutionary music service, the all-new Beats 1 live radio station, and an exciting new way for fans to connect with their favorite artists. Become a member to play from millions of songs in the Apple Music catalog, or keep them offline for playback later.
  • Apple Music is joined by the iTunes Store, where you can download everything you need to be entertained. Your purchases are stored in iCloud and are available on your devices at no additional cost.
  • Introducing Apple Music — all the ways you love music, all in one place.
  • Apple Music includes a revolutionary music service, the all-new Beats 1 live radio station, and an exciting new way for fans to connect with their favorite artists. Become a member to play from millions of songs in the Apple Music catalog, or keep them offline for playback later. Join now — your first three months are free. This update includes:
  • 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 favorite artists. See thoughts, photos, music, and videos shared from your favorite 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. In addition, it’s now easy to quickly return to your favorite 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 favorite music — one song or album at a time.
  • Availability and features may vary by country

New in version 12.1.2 Build 27 (April 10th, 2015)

  • Improves support for syncing photos to your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch from the new Photos app for OS X.
  • In addition, this update also adds several refinements to the Get Info window and improves overall stability.

New in version 12.1.0 Build 50 (January 30th, 2015)

  • This update introduces a new iTunes widget for Notification Center in OS X Yosemite. See what’s playing, skip ahead, and even buy songs while listening to iTunes Radio — right from Notification Center. This update also improves performance when syncing with your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

New in version 12.0.1 Build 26 (October 17th, 2014)

  • This update includes many design and performance improvements that make iTunes easier and more enjoyable to use.
  • Designed for OS X Yosemite. iTunes has been refined throughout. It now includes translucency to give it a sense of depth, a streamlined toolbar to give you more room for exploring or experiencing your content, and a more elegant use of color and textures while browsing albums within your library.
  • Family Sharing. You can now share your purchases from iTunes, iBooks, and the App Store with up to six people in your family — without sharing accounts or passwords. To start sharing, setup your iCloud Family by choosing iCloud in System Preferences on OS X Yosemite or Settings on iOS 8.
  • Faster access to all of your favorite media. iTunes now includes dedicated icons for music, movies, or TV shows, which make it easier to get to wherever you want to go in your library with a single click.
  • Seamless browsing between Store and library. The iTunes Store is now a part of the music, movies, or TV shows views of your library — making it simple to jump between your personal collection and what’s new for each category in the Store.
  • Recently Added. iTunes puts recently added albums, movies, or TV shows at the top of your library — making it effortless to find something new to play.
  • Improved playlist editing. You can now see your full music library and playlists side-by-side, making it easy to browse your music and drag your favorite songs into any playlist.
  • Improved Get Info. The all-new Get Info has been completely redesigned to focus your attention only on what’s necessary for the selected item.

New in version 11.4 Build 18 (September 10th, 2014)

  • Now supports the ability to sync your favorite music, and more to devices with iOS 8.

New in version 11.3.1 Build 2 (August 8th, 2014)

  • iTunes 11.3.1 addresses a problem where subscribed podcasts may stop updating with new episodes and resolves an issue where iTunes may become unresponsive while browsing your podcasts episodes in a list.

New in version 11.3 Build 54 (July 10th, 2014)

  • Includes all-new iTunes Extras for HD movies. iTunes Extras can include behind-the-scenes videos, short films, high-resolution image galleries, director's commentary, scenes, and more. These immersive iTunes Extras can also be enjoyed on Apple TV with Software Update 6.2 now, and will be available on iOS 8 this fall.
  • New iTunes Extras will be automatically added to your previously purchased HD movies as they become available—at no additional charge.

New in version 11.2.2 Build 3 (May 29th, 2014)

  • Fixes a problem where certain podcast episodes may download unexpectedly after upgrading and includes several stability improvements.

New in version 11.2.1 Build 1 (May 17th, 2014)

  • Available for: Mac OS X v10.6.8 or later
  • Impact: A local user can compromise other local user accounts
  • Description: Upon each reboot, the permissions for the /Users and /Users/Shared directories would be set to world-writable, allowing modification of these directories. This issue was addressed with improved permission handling. For information on the general content of iTunes 11.2.1, see http://support.apple.com/kb/TS5434
  • CVE-ID: CVE-2014-1347

New in version 11.2 Build 114 (May 17th, 2014)

  • Includes the following improvements:
  • Improved Podcast Browsing:
  • Quickly find episodes you haven’t listened to in the new Unplayed tab
  • Browse episodes that are available to download or stream in the Feed tab
  • Save your favorite episodes to keep them on your computer
  • Episodes can now be automatically deleted after you play them
  • This update also resolves an issue where iTunes may become unresponsive when updating Genius and improves overall performance and stability. Podcasts for iOS 2.1 or later is recommended when syncing podcast episodes.

New in version 11.1.5.5 (February 26th, 2014)

  • Fixes a problem that may cause iTunes to quit unexpectedly when a device is connected and improves compatibility with iBooks for Mac on OS X Mavericks.

New in version 11.1.4.62 (January 23rd, 2014)

  • This version of iTunes adds the ability to see your Wish List while viewing your iTunes library, improves support for Arabic and Hebrew, and includes additional stability improvements.
  • SECURITY FIXES:
  • iTunes
  • Available for: Mac OS X v10.6.8 or later, Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista, and XP SP2 or later
  • Impact: An attacker with a privileged network position may control the contents of the iTunes Tutorials window
  • Description: The contents of the iTunes Tutorials window are retrieved from the network using an unprotected HTTP connection. An attacker with a privileged network position may inject arbitrary contents. This issue was addressed by using an encrypted HTTPS connection to retrieve tutorials.
  • CVE-ID: CVE-2014-1242 : Apple
  • iTunes
  • Available for: Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista, and XP SP2 or later
  • Impact: Viewing a maliciously crafted movie file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution
  • Description: An uninitialized memory access issue existed in the handling of text tracks. This issue was addressed by additional validation of text tracks.
  • CVE-ID: CVE-2013-1024 (Richard Kuo and Billy Suguitan of Triemt Corporation)
  • iTunes
  • Available for: Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista, and XP SP2 or later
  • Impact: A man-in-the-middle attack while browsing the iTunes Store via iTunes may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution
  • Description: Multiple memory corruption issues existed in WebKit. These issues were addressed through improved memory handling.
  • CVE-ID: CVE-2013-1037 (Google Chrome Security Team), CVE-2013-1038 (Google Chrome Security Team), CVE-2013-1039 (own-hero Research working with iDefense VCP), CVE-2013-1040 (Google Chrome Security Team), CVE-2013-1041 (Google Chrome Security Team), CVE-2013-1042 (Google Chrome Security Team), CVE-2013-1043 (Google Chrome Security Team), CVE-2013-1044 (Apple), CVE-2013-1045 (Google Chrome Security Team), CVE-2013-1046 (Google Chrome Security Team), CVE-2013-1047 (miaubiz), CVE-2013-2842 (Cyril Cattiaux), CVE-2013-5125 (Google Chrome Security Team), CVE-2013-5126 (Apple), CVE-2013-5127 (Google Chrome Security Team), CVE-2013-5128 (Apple)
  • libxml
  • Available for: Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista, and XP SP2 or later
  • Impact: A man-in-the-middle attack while browsing the iTunes Store via iTunes may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution
  • Description: Multiple memory corruption issues existed in libxml. These issues were addressed by updating libxml to version 2.9.0.
  • CVE-ID: CVE-2011-3102 (Jüri Aedla), CVE-2012-0841, CVE-2012-2807 (Jüri Aedla), CVE-2012-5134 (Google Chrome Security Team, Jüri Aedla)
  • libxslt
  • Available for: Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista, and XP SP2 or later
  • Impact: A man-in-the-middle attack while browsing the iTunes Store via iTunes may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution
  • Description: Multiple memory corruption issues existed in libxslt. These issues were addressed by updating libxslt to version 1.1.28.
  • CVE-ID: CVE-2012-2825 (Nicolas Gregoire), CVE-2012-2870 (Nicolas Gregoire), CVE-2012-2871 (Kai Lu of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs, Nicolas Gregoire)

New in version 11.1.3.8 (November 6th, 2013)

  • This version of iTunes resolves an issue where the equalizer may not work as expected and improves performance when switching views in large iTunes libraries. This update also includes additional minor bug fixes.

New in version 11.1.2.31 (October 23rd, 2013)

  • iTunes now supports OS X Mavericks. This version also adds support for Arabic and Hebrew, and improves performance and stability.

New in version 11.1.1 (October 4th, 2013)

  • Resolves an issue that may cause iTunes Extras to display incorrectly, fixes a problem with deleted podcasts, and improves stability.
  • iTunes Radio. iTunes Radio is a great new way to discover music. Choose from over 250 stations or start a new one from your favorite artist or song. Enjoy iTunes Radio ad-free once you subscribe to iTunes Match.
  • Genius Shuffle. Introducing a magical new way to experience your music library. Choose Genius Shuffle and iTunes instantly plays songs that go great together. Click it again to hear something new—enjoying your music has never been this easy.
  • Podcast Stations. You can now create custom stations of your favorite podcasts that update automatically with new episodes. Your stations, subscriptions, and current play position sync over iCloud to the Podcasts app.
  • Sync with iOS 7. You can now use iTunes to sync your favorite music, movies, and more to devices with iOS 7. In addition, iTunes now makes it even easier to quickly organize and sync apps to your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Note: If you are using OS X Mavericks, your book library can now be found in iBooks for Mac.

New in version 11.1 (September 18th, 2013)

  • This version of iTunes comes with several major new features, including:
  • iTunes Radio. iTunes Radio is a great new way to discover music. Choose from over 250 stations or start a new one from your favorite artist or song. Enjoy iTunes Radio ad-free once you subscribe to iTunes Match.
  • Genius Shuffle. Introducing a magical new way to experience your music library. Choose Genius Shuffle and iTunes instantly plays songs that go great together. Click it again to hear something new—enjoying your music has never been this easy.
  • Podcast Stations. You can now create custom stations of your favorite podcasts that update automatically with new episodes. Your stations, subscriptions, and current play position sync over iCloud to the Podcasts app.
  • Sync with iOS 7. You can now use iTunes to sync your favorite music, movies, and more to devices with iOS 7. In addition, iTunes now makes it even easier to quickly organize and sync apps to your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

New in version 11.0.5 (August 17th, 2013)

  • Corrects an issue with iTunes in the Cloud, where some purchases may download or play unexpected items.

New in version 11.0.4 (June 5th, 2013)

  • Comes with several new features and improvements, including:
  • New MiniPlayer. MiniPlayer now includes a beautiful new view that showcases your album artwork. In addition, a progress bar is now built right into MiniPlayer.
  • Improved Songs View. You can now enjoy your album artwork while in Songs view.
  • Multi-Disc Albums. Albums with multiple discs now appear as a single album.
  • This update fixes a problem that may cause iTunes to quit if you switch between wired and wireless syncing and addresses an issue that may require you to log into the iTunes Store repeatedly.

New in version 11.0.3 (May 16th, 2013)

  • New MiniPlayer. MiniPlayer now includes a beautiful new view that showcases your album artwork. In addition, a progress bar is now built right into MiniPlayer.
  • Improved Song View. You can now enjoy your album artwork while in Songs view.
  • Multi-Disc Albums. Albums with multiple discs now appear as a single album.

New in version 11.0.2 (February 20th, 2013)

  • The new iTunes includes a dramatically simplified player, a completely redesigned Store, and iCloud features you'll love—this is the best iTunes yet.
  • Completely Redesigned. iTunes makes it more fun to explore and enjoy your music, movies, and TV shows. You'll love the beautiful edge-to-edge design, custom designs for each album, movie, or TV show in your library, and getting personal recommendations any time you click In the Store.
  • A New Store. The iTunes Store has been completely redesigned and now features a clean look that makes it simpler than ever to see what's hot and discover new favorites.
  • Play purchases from iCloud. Your music, movie, and TV show purchases in iCloud now appear inside your library. Just sign-in with your Apple ID to see them. Double-click to play them directly from iCloud or download a copy you can sync to a device or play while offline.
  • Up Next. It's now simple to see which songs are playing next, all from a single place. Just click the Up Next icon in the center display and they'll instantly appear. You can even reorder, add, or skip songs whenever you like.
  • New MiniPlayer. You can now do a whole lot more with a lot less space. In addition to showing what's playing, MiniPlayer now includes album art, adds Up Next, and makes it easy to search for something new to play—all from a smaller and more elegant design.
  • Improved search. It's never been easier to find what you're looking for in iTunes. Just type in the search field and you'll instantly see results from across your entire library. Select any result and iTunes takes you right to it.
  • Playback syncing. iCloud now remembers your place in a movie or TV show for you. Whenever you play the same movie or episode from your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Apple TV, it will continue right where you left off.
  • This update adds a new Composers view for music, improves responsiveness when syncing playlists with a large number of songs, and fixes an issue where purchases may not show up in your iTunes library. This update also includes other stability and performance improvements.

New in version 11.0.1 (December 14th, 2012)

  • This update to the new iTunes addresses an issue where new purchases in iCloud may not appear in your library if iTunes Match is turned on, makes iTunes more responsive when searching a large library, fixes a problem where the AirPlay button may not appear as expected, and adds the ability to display duplicate items within your library. This update also includes other important stability and performance improvements.

New in version 11.0 (November 29th, 2012)

  • With a dramatically simplified player, a completely redesigned Store, and iCloud features you'll love—this is the best iTunes yet.
  • Completely Redesigned. iTunes makes it more fun to explore and enjoy your music, movies, and TV shows. You'll love the beautiful edge-to-edge design, custom designs for each album, movie, or TV show in your library, and getting personal recommendations any time you click In the Store.
  • A New Store. The iTunes Store has been completely redesigned and now features a clean look that makes it simpler than ever to see what's hot and discover new favorites.
  • Play purchases from iCloud. Your music, movie, and TV show purchases in iCloud now appear inside your library. Just sign-in with your Apple ID to see them. Double-click to play them directly from iCloud or download a copy you can sync to a device or play while offline.
  • Up Next. It's now simple to see which songs are playing next, all from a single place. Just click the Up Next icon in the center display and they'll instantly appear. You can even reorder, add, or skip songs whenever you like.
  • New MiniPlayer. You can now do a whole lot more with a lot less space. In addition to showing what's playing, MiniPlayer now includes album art, adds Up Next, and makes it easy to search for something new to play—all from a smaller and more elegant design.
  • Improved search. It's never been easier to find what you're looking for in iTunes. Just type in the search field and you'll instantly see results from across your entire library. Select any result and iTunes takes you right to it.
  • Playback syncing. iCloud now remembers your place in a movie or TV show for you. Whenever you play the same movie or episode from your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Apple TV, it will continue right where you left off.
  • For information on the security content of this update, please visit: support.apple.com/kb/HT1222.

New in version 10.7 (September 13th, 2012)

  • Adds support for iOS 6 running on compatible iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch models. This update also adds support for the latest iPod nano and iPod shuffle models.

New in version 10.6.3 (June 12th, 2012)

  • Addresses a problem where iTunes may become unresponsive when syncing an iPad (1st generation) that contains an iBooks textbook
  • Fixes a problem where photos synced to a device may appear in an unexpected order
  • Resolves an issue where iTunes may unexpectedly delete playlists created on a device
  • Fixes issues where iTunes may unexpectedly delete apps on a device
  • Improves overall performance and

New in version 10.6.1 (March 29th, 2012)

  • Fixes several issues that may cause iTunes to unexpectedly quit while playing videos, changing artwork size in Grid view, and syncing photos to devices.
  • Addresses an issue where some iTunes interface elements are incorrectly described by VoiceOver and WindowEyes.
  • Fixes a problem where iTunes may become unresponsive while syncing iPod nano or iPod shuffle.
  • Resolves an ordering problem while browsing TV episodes in your iTunes library on Apple TV.

New in version 10.6 (March 7th, 2012)

  • Adds the ability to play 1080p HD movies and TV shows from the iTunes Store.
  • This release also includes many improvements for iTunes Match, including:
  • Improved song matching
  • Improved album artwork handling, downloading, and display
  • Addresses an issue where songs may skip when playing from iCloud

New in version 10.5.3 (January 19th, 2012)

  • iTunes 10.5.3 allows you to sync interactive iBooks textbooks to your iPad. These Multi-Touch textbooks are available for purchase from the iTunes Store on your Mac or from the iBookstore included with iBooks 2 on your iPad.
  • iBooks textbooks are created with iBooks Author — now available as a free download on the Mac App Store.

New in version 10.5.2 Build 11 (December 13th, 2011)

  • Several improvements for iTunes Match and fixes an audio distortion problem when playing or importing certain CDs.

New in version 10.5.1 Build 42 (November 15th, 2011)

  • iTunes 10.5.1 is now available and addresses the following:
  • Impact: A man-in-the-middle attacker may offer software that appears to originate from Apple
  • Description: iTunes periodically checks for software updates using an HTTP request to Apple. This request may cause iTunes to indicate that an update is available. If Apple Software Update for Windows is not installed, clicking the Download iTunes button may open the URL from the HTTP response in the user's default browser. This issue has been mitigated by using a secured connection when checking for available updates. For OS X systems, the user's default browser is not used because Apple Software Update is included with OS X, however this change adds additional defense-in-depth.
  • CVE-ID CVE-2008-3434 : Francisco Amato of Infobyte Security Research

New in version 10.5 Build 141 (October 11th, 2011)

  • iTunes in the Cloud. iTunes now stores your music and TV purchases in iCloud and makes them available on your devices anywhere, any time, at no additional cost.
  • Automatic Downloads. Purchase music from any device or computer and automatically download a copy to your Mac and iOS devices.
  • Download Previous Purchases. Download your past music, TV, app, and book purchases again, at no additional cost. Previous purchases may be unavailable if they are no longer on the iTunes Store.
  • Sync with your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with iOS 5.
  • Wi-Fi Syncing. Automatically sync your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with iTunes any time they're both on the same Wi-Fi network.

New in version 10.4.1 Build 10 (August 23rd, 2011)

  • Fixes a problem where the media keys on some third-party keyboards work inconsistently with iTunes
  • Addresses issues with adding artwork to songs and videos
  • Resolves an issue which may cause iTunes to become unresponsive when purchasing an HD movie
  • Fixes a problem where iTunes may take longer than expected to open after waking your Mac from sleep
  • Addresses issues with VoiceOver support

New in version 10.4 Build 80 (July 20th, 2011)

  • iTunes 10.4 is now designed for OS X Lion.
  • You can now use iTunes with OS X Lion's new Full-Screen App capability, which allows you to use iTunes and other apps without distractions. Navigate between your full-screen apps with a simple gesture.
  • Note: iTunes is now a 64-bit Cocoa application on OS X Lion and includes a number of important stability and performance improvements. Some iTunes plug-ins may no longer be compatible with this version of iTunes. Please contact the plug-in developer for an updated plug-in compatible with iTunes 10.4.

New in version 10.3 Build 54 (June 7th, 2011)

  • Automatic Downloads. Purchase music from any device or computer and automatically download a copy to your Mac and iOS devices.
  • Download Previous Purchases. Download your past music purchases again at no additional cost. Your purchases are available in the iTunes Store on your Mac or in the iTunes app on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. Previous purchases may be unavailable if they are no longer on the iTunes Store.
  • iTunes 10.3 also adds Books to the iTunes Store, where you can discover and buy your favorite books on your computer and automatically download them to iBooks on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.
  • This version also allows you to use Automatic Downloads with apps and books or download previously purchased apps and books from your computer or iOS device.

New in version 10.2.2 Build 12 (April 19th, 2011)

  • Addresses an issue where iTunes may become unresponsive when syncing an iPad.
  • Resolves an issue which may cause syncing photos with iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to take longer than necessary.
  • Fixes a problem where video previews on the iTunes Store may skip while playing.
  • Addresses other issues that improve stability and performance.

New in version 10.2.1 Build 1 (March 9th, 2011)

  • Sync with your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with iOS 4.3.
  • Improved Home Sharing. Browse and play from your iTunes libraries with Home Sharing on any iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with iOS 4.3.

New in version 10.2 Build 34 (March 3rd, 2011)

  • Sync with your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with iOS 4.3.
  • Improved Home Sharing. Browse and play from your iTunes libraries with Home Sharing on any iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with iOS 4.3.
  • libpng is updated to version 1.4.3 to address multiple vulnerabilities, the most serious of which may lead to arbitrary code execution.
  • A heap buffer overflow issue existed in ImageIO's handling of JPEG images. Viewing a maliciously crafted JPEG image may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution.
  • A buffer overflow existed in libTIFF's handling of JPEG encoded TIFF images. Viewing a maliciously crafted TIFF image may result in an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution.
  • A buffer overflow existed in libTIFF's handling of CCITT Group 4 encoded TIFF images. Viewing a maliciously crafted TIFF image may result in an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution.
  • A double free issue existed in libxml's handling of XPath expressions. Processing a maliciously crafted XML file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution.
  • A memory corruption issue existed in libxml's XPath handling. Processing a maliciously crafted XML file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution.
  • Multiple memory corruption issues exist in WebKit. A man-in-the-middle attack while browsing the iTunes Store via iTunes may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution.
  • For information on the security content of this update, please visit: support.apple.com/kb/HT4554

New in version 10.1.2 Build 17 (January 28th, 2011)

  • Provides a number of important stability and performance improvements.

New in version 10.1.1 Build 4 (December 15th, 2010)

  • Addresses an issue where some music videos may not play on Macs equipped with NVIDIA GeForce 9400 or 9600 graphics.
  • Resolves an issue where iTunes may unexpectedly quit when deleting a playlist that has the iTunes Sidebar showing.
  • Fixes a problem where iTunes may unexpectedly quit when connecting an iPod to a Mac equipped with a PowerPC processor.
  • Addresses an issue where some music videos may not sync to an iPod, iPhone, or iPad.
  • iTunes 10.1 came with several new features and improvements, including:
  • Use AirPlay to instantly and wirelessly stream videos from iTunes to the all-new Apple TV.
  • Sync with your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with iOS 4.2.
  • Provides a number of important stability and performance improvements.

New in version 10.1 Build 54 (November 13th, 2010)

  • Use AirPlay to instantly and wirelessly stream videos from iTunes to the all-new Apple TV.
  • Sync with your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with iOS 4.2.
  • Provides a number of important stability and performance improvements.

New in version 10.0.1 Build 22 (September 25th, 2010)

  • Makes it easier to share your favorite music with your friends on Ping. You can now Like or Post about music right from your iTunes library. You can also easily see the recent activity of a selected artist in your library, or of all artists and friends you follow on Ping using the new Ping Sidebar.
  • This release also provides a number of important bug fixes, including:
  • Addresses an issue where the picture quality of a video changes depending on whether the on-screen controls are visible.
  • Resolves an issue where iTunes may unexpectedly quit while interacting with album artwork viewed in a separate window.
  • Fixes a problem that affects the performance of some third-party visualizers.
  • Addresses an issue where the iTunes library and playlists appear empty.
  • Resolves an issue that created an incompatibility with some third-party shared libraries.

New in version 10.0 Build 67 (September 2nd, 2010)

  • Introducing Ping. Use Ping to follow your favorite artists and friends or connect with the world's most passionate music fans. Discover the music everyone is talking about, listening to, and downloading.
  • Rent HD TV episodes for just 99¢ each. Watch them on your Mac or PC, on-the-go with iPhone or iPod touch, or in your living room with the all new Apple TV.
  • Play your favorites on the all new iPod touch, iPod nano, iPod shuffle, and Apple TV.
  • Play music wirelessly with AirPlay on AirPlay-enabled speakers, home theater receivers, and iPod accessories.
  • Explore many look-and-feel improvements throughout iTunes.
  • Enjoy performance improvements which make iTunes faster and more responsive.
  • Additional voice support with VoiceOver Kit for iPod.

New in version 9.2.1 (July 19th, 2010)

  • Disables older versions of some incompatible third-party plug-ins
  • Addresses minor issues with dragging and dropping items
  • Addresses a performance issue when first syncing to some devices with iTunes 9.2
  • Addresses an issue upgrading to iOS 4 on an iPhone or iPod touch with encrypted back-ups
  • Addresses other issues that improve stability and performance

New in version 9.2 (June 16th, 2010)

  • Sync with iPhone 4 to enjoy your favorite music, movies, TV shows, books and more on-the-go
  • Sync and read books with iPhone or iPod touch with iOS 4 and iBooks 1.1
  • Organize and sync PDF documents as books. Read PDFs with iBooks 1.1 on iPad and any iPhone or iPod touch with iOS 4
  • Organize your apps on your iOS 4 home screens into folders using iTunes
  • Faster back-ups while syncing an iPhone or iPod touch with iOS 4
  • Album artwork improvements make artwork appear more quickly when exploring your library

New in version 9.1.1 (April 28th, 2010)

  • Addresses several stability issues with VoiceOver
  • Addresses a usability issue with VoiceOver and Genius Mixes
  • Addresses issues with converting songs to 128 kbps AAC while syncing
  • Addresses other issues that improve stability and performance

New in version 9.1 (March 31st, 2010)

  • Sync with iPad to enjoy your favorite music, movies, TV shows, books and more on the go
  • Organize and sync books you've downloaded from iBooks on iPad or added to your iTunes library
  • Rename, rearrange, or remove Genius Mixes

New in version 9.0.3 (February 1st, 2010)

  • iTunes no longer ignores your "Remember password for purchases" setting.
  • Addresses problems with syncing some Smart Playlists and Podcasts with iPod.
  • Resolves a problem recognizing when iPod is connected.
  • Addresses issues that affect stability and performance.

New in version 9.0.2 (October 29th, 2009)

  • iTunes 9.0.2 adds support for Apple TV software version 3.0, adds an option for a dark background for Grid View, and improves support for accessibility.
  • An improved look and feel, including a new Column Browser for easily browsing your artists or albums, movies, TV shows, and more.
  • iTunes Store has a brand new look, with improved navigation for quick and easy exploration.
  • iTunes LP and iTunes Extras create unique experiences that feature exclusive interviews, videos, photos, and more — available with select album and movie purchases on the iTunes Store.
  • Home Sharing helps you manage your family's iTunes collection between computers in your home. iTunes can automatically transfer new purchases, or you can choose just the items you want.
  • Genius Mixes are created for you by iTunes and play songs from your library that go great together.
  • iPod and iPhone syncing now allows you to organize your iPhone and iPod touch home screens directly in iTunes. Syncing is now also more flexible, allowing you to sync individual artists, genres, or TV show and Podcast episodes.
  • iTunes U items are now organized into their own section in your iTunes library.
  • Sync with iPod nano (5th generation), iPod classic (Fall 2009), and iPod touch (Fall 2009).
  • iTunes 9 also includes many other improvements, such as HE-AAC encoding and playback, more flexibility with Smart Playlists rules, simpler organization of your media files inside an iTunes Media folder, and more.

New in version 9.0.1 (September 23rd, 2009)

  • Resolves issues browsing the iTunes Store.
  • Addresses a performance issue where iTunes may become unresponsive.
  • Fixes a problem where iTunes may unexpectedly quit.
  • Fixes a problem syncing Podcasts in playlists to iPod or iPhone.
  • Fixes a problem sorting albums with multiple discs.
  • Addresses an issue with the Zoom button not switching to Mini Player.
  • Improves application syncing for iPod touch and iPhone.
  • Genius is now automatically updated to show Genius Mixes.

New in version 9.0 (September 9th, 2009)

  • An improved look and feel, including a new Column Browser for easily browsing your artists or albums, movies, TV shows, and more.
  • iTunes Store has a brand new look, with improved navigation for quick and easy exploration.
  • iTunes LP and iTunes Extras create unique experiences that feature exclusive interviews, videos, photos, and more — available with select album and movie purchases on the iTunes Store.
  • Home Sharing helps you manage your family's iTunes collection between computers in your home. iTunes can automatically transfer new purchases, or you can choose just the items you want.
  • Genius Mixes are created for you by iTunes and play songs from your library that go great together.
  • iPod and iPhone syncing now allows you to organize your iPhone and iPod touch home screens directly in iTunes. Syncing is now also more flexible, allowing you to sync individual artists, genres, or TV show and Podcast episodes.
  • iTunes U items are now organized into their own section in your iTunes library.
  • Sync with iPod nano (5th generation), iPod classic (Fall 2009), and iPod touch (Fall 2009).
  • iTunes 9 also includes many other improvements, such as HE-AAC encoding and playback, more flexibility with Smart Playlists rules, simpler organization of your media files inside an iTunes Media folder, and more.

New in version 8.2.1 (July 15th, 2009)

  • Provides a number of important bug fixes and addresses an issue with verification of Apple devices.

New in version 8.2.0 (June 1st, 2009)

  • Now supports iPhone or iPod touch with the iPhone 3.0 Software Update.
  • Also includes many accessibility improvements and bug fixes.

New in version 8.1.1 (April 6th, 2009)

  • Adds support for renting HD movies and provides a number of bug fixes, including addressing issues with VoiceOver and syncing with iPhone or iPod touch.

New in version 8.1 (March 12th, 2009)

  • Supports syncing with iPod shuffle (3rd generation).
  • Allows friends to request songs for iTunes DJ.
  • Adds Genius sidebar for your Movies and TV Shows.
  • Improves performance when downloading iTunes Plus songs.
  • Provides AutoFill for manually managed iPods.
  • Allows CDs to be imported at the same sound quality as iTunes Plus.
  • Includes many accessibility improvements.
  • Allows iTunes U and the iTunes Store to be disabled separately using Parental Controls.

New in version 8.0.2 (November 21st, 2008)

  • Addresses a quality issue creating MP3s on some computers.
  • Fixes a connectivity issue with the iTunes Store when using some Internet proxies with Mac OS X.
  • Improves accessibility with VoiceOver.

New in version 8.0.1 (October 3rd, 2008)

  • Seamlessly plays the current song when creating a new Genius playlist.
  • Improves syncing spoken menus to iPod nano.
  • Addresses an issue of deleting HD TV episodes when downloading.
  • Improves checking for updates from the App Store
  • Improves accessibility with VoiceOver.
  • Addresses problems syncing Genius results to iPod.

New in version 8.0 (September 9th, 2008)

  • Genius Playlists - Meet Genius: a brilliant way to create perfect playlists. Play a song, click the Genius button, and iTunes creates a playlist of other songs from your library that go great together. Genius playlists help you discover songs in your library you never knew you had — and rediscover forgotten favorites.
  • Genius Sidebar - While you reacquaint yourself with the music you already own, let Genius introduce you to new music you’ll love. As you select songs in your library, the Genius sidebar displays songs from the iTunes Store that go great with it. The Genius sidebar won’t recommend songs already in your library, and you can preview and buy recommended songs directly from the sidebar.
  • Grid View - See your iTunes library in a new way. Select Albums in Grid View and iTunes 8 displays your entire music library using cover art. Select Artists, Genres, or Composers and iTunes automatically creates groups of albums based on your selection. Simply skim across a group to see the albums inside, and start playing an album with a single click. Movies, TV shows, podcasts, and audiobooks look great in Grid View, too.
  • HD TV Shows - Purchase select episodes of your favorite TV shows in high definition for just $2.99. Or get the whole season in HD with a Season Pass. And when you buy HD, iTunes doubles your viewing pleasure: You also get an iPod-ready version with a file size and resolution that's ideal for smaller screens.
  • Enhanced Accessibility - iTunes 8 is now screen reader friendly on both Mac and PC. Manage your iTunes library using VoiceOver in Mac OS X Leopard or Window-Eyes for Windows XP and Windows Vista. Or use your screen reader to purchase or download content from the iTunes Store — including iTunes U.
  • New Visualizer - Turn on the new Visualizer and lose yourself in a 3D-scape of spheres, ribbons, and lights that pulsate to the beat and tempo of the song you’re playing.

New in version 7.7.1 (July 31st, 2008)

  • Fixes to improve stability and performance.

New in version 7.7 (July 10th, 2008)

  • Use iTunes 7.7 to sync music, video, and more with iPhone 3G, and download applications from the iTunes Store exclusively designed for iPhone and iPod touch with software version 2.0 or later.
  • Also use the new Remote application for iPhone or iPod touch to control iTunes playback from anywhere in your home a free download from the App Store.

New in version 7.6.2 (April 3rd, 2008)

  • iTunes 7.6.2 provides bug fixes to improve stability and performance.

New in version 7.6 (January 16th, 2008)

  • Rent and download your favorite movies with iTunes on your computer or directly to your living room on Apple TV. Enjoy rented movies in sizes up to 720p HD with surround sound on your Apple TV and sizes up to DVD-quality on your computer. Transfer your rented movies from iTunes to your iPod or iPhone and enjoy them on the go.
  • Also, purchase and download your favorite TV shows, music, and more directly on your Apple TV. Effortlessly transfer purchases made on Apple TV back to your computer with iTunes.

New in version 7.4.2 (September 18th, 2007)

  • Ringtones - Turn songs from the iTunes Store into custom ringtones for your iPhone.
  • iTunes Wi-Fi Music Store - Download music from the iTunes Wi-Fi Music Store on your iPod touch or iPhone.
  • Starbucks - Walk into Starbucks and buy what’s playing from your laptop, iPod touch, or iPhone.