iTunes 12.7.1 Released – Here’s Whats New In The Update


Today, Apple has seen fit to release iOS 11.1, macOS High Sierra 10.13.1, watchOS 4.1 and tvOS 11.1 to the general public. Apart from the firmware update of its various platforms, Apple also released an updated version of iTunes for Macs. The new update of iTunes bumps up the version to 12.7.1 which you can download today on your Mac machines. So let's dive in to see some more details on the new iTunes 12.7.1 update and what does it have in store for users.

Apple Releases iTunes 12.7.1 With Minor App Improvements And Performance Enhancements

iTunes 12.7.1 is a comparatively small update that brings minor app improvements and performance enhancements. Apple's release notes only say that the update carries improvements in apps and performance. Check out the changes that you will find in the new iTunes update.

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  • Apps: Looking for your past iOS app downloads? Learn how to redownload apps on your iOS device.
  • iTunes U: Collections of iTunes U content appear in the Podcasts section of iTunes.
  • Internet Radio: Your Internet Radio stations appear in your music library's sidebar. Click Edit in the sidebar to show or hide Internet Radio.
  • Ringtones: iOS 11 supports redownloading ringtones directly to your iOS device, without the need to use iTunes on your Mac or PC.
  • Books on Windows: Books on iTunes for Windows are managed in iBooks for iOS. Learn how to redownload books on an iOS device.

If you're interested in downloading the latest iTunes 12.7.1 update, you can do so from the Mac App Store. The update is available absolutely for free, so there's no need to worry about the cost. Simply perform the Software Update mechanism on your Mac for iTunes and the latest version will be installed.

Last month, Apple seeded iTunes 12.7, which was a major update in terms of the features added. iTunes 12.7 completely revamped the software with upgrades seen in almost every aspect. More importantly, the update removed the built-in App Store from the platform, so users can solely focus on music, movies, podcasts, audiobooks and TV shows.

By the look of it, Apple wants its iTunes platform to be dedicated to media and other content. However, if you're unfamiliar with the software, it allows you to do more than just that. There will be more to the story, so be sure to stay tuned in for more.

This is it for now, folks. What are your thoughts on the new iTunes 12.7.1 update? Are any of the changes mentioned by Apple any use to you? Share your views in the comments