Apple has released a new version of
iTunes, its popular application used to rip, mix and burn audio. The new version, iTunes 3.0.1, is available through the Software Update system preferences pane in Mac OS X. Apple did not disclose what has changed in iTunes 3.0.1.
iTunes offers Mac users the ability to store and play back digital music files using the popular MP3 format. Users can maintain their own playlists of files, and can synchronize iTunes with digital music players including Apple’s own iPod. iTunes also provides audio CD burning capabilities on Macs equipped with supported CD-RW drives.
Available for free download from Apple’s Web sites, iTunes was one of the first iApps Apple introduced. Once available for Mac OS 9 and Mac OS X, iTunes is now developed for Mac OS X exclusively. System requirements call for Mac OS X 10.1.4 or later.