Alongside OS X Yosemite, Apple today released iTunes 12.0.1, a revamped version of iTunes that’s been designed with OS X Yosemite in mind. iTunes 12.0.1 can be downloaded from the Mac App Store and is available for both Mavericks and OS X Yosemite.

iTunes 12 offers an elegant new design that incorporates translucency to improve depth. It also has a streamlined toolbar that aims to give users more room to experience content, and it melds the iTunes Store with the Library, making it easier to navigate between personal collections and what’s available in the store.

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There are dedicated icons for music, movies, and TV shows, and Recently Added albums, movies, and TV shows are displayed at the top of the library for easy access.

iTunes 12 also includes support for several iOS 8/Yosemite features, including Family Sharing, and it brings improved playlist editing as well.

Apple has also released Security Update 2014-005 for OS X Mavericks.

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Top Rated Comments

TsMkLg068426 Avatar
108 months ago
Well, all my playlists are gone.

That's cool, iTunes 12. That's cool.



Playlist is still there on the top by My Music now under Playlists they did not remove that.

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Well looks like Apple finally killed off the sidebar for good now. Good luck finding anything.



It is not so hard to find the sidebar just go under playlists.



People need to stop complaining before even trying to play around with some of the new features. Seriously, is everyone who has any Apple hardware 12 years old?
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647156 Avatar
108 months ago
Is it just me or is there something seriously wrong here considering that one of these operating systems is just five years old, made by Apple and still considered to be the best OS X by many, while the other is 13 years old, made by Microsoft, and has been declared dead even by them?

Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Black107 Avatar
108 months ago
Well looks like Apple finally killed off the sidebar for good now. Good luck finding anything.
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
farewelwilliams Avatar
108 months ago
can't wait for the redesign next year.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
pubwvj Avatar
108 months ago
Seriously, is everyone who has any Apple hardware 12 years old?

Seriously, rich arrogant people need to stop complaining about the idea of supporting older hardware. One of the great things about Apple hardware is that it can last for decades. It gets passed down through the family, sold on eBay and just keeps on working. Legacy support is a good thing. Apple has the many billions of dollars kicking around and by providing legacy support they gain more customers who buy their content and may buy new hardware in the future. You need to be so short sighted and stop complaining about other people's older computers. Alternatively, buy everyone brand new hardware.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
arpi Avatar
108 months ago
A previous itunes restore will not work, so if u plan to restore the decent previous version (11.4), do not install this one. The previous version will freeze on launch, even after freshly installed form dmg.

Also wtf is with the red icon? These colors are picked by a 2yo old?
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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