Apple is also of fering iTunes Match
, a software program that scans over music in your iTunes Library that you haven't purchased from the store and tries to find a match for it on its online database of more than 18 million songs.
A paid service called iTunes Match
is completely separate from iCloud, and syncs any music you haven't purchased from iTunes for $25 per year.
For music content iCloud also offers a service called iTunes Match
. This automatically determines which songs, regardless of how you got them, in your collection are available in the iTunes Store.
The accompanying iTunes Match
service also lets users gain access to music they have ripped from CDs in exchange for a $25 annual fee.
When Apple topper Steve Jobs unveiled the details of his company's iTunes Match
earlier this month, he hyped the service by slyly lauding its time-efficiency as superior to that of its competitors.
The cloud iTunes Match
music cloud service is expected to bring new changes to digital music market.
For an extra fee, the iTunes Match
service will also scan users' hard drives for songs taken from other sources and make them available anywhere through the iCloud.
users however get the additional goodness, because the subscription makes iTunes Radio ad-free.
For example, with the iTunes Match
program (http://www.apple.com/itunes/itunesmatch), you can have all of your music from your iTunes library (even ones that you did not purchase from iTunes) uploaded to the iCloud service so that you can stream your music to any of your devices with an Internet connection with an annual fee.
Apple debuts iTunes Match
, linking devices with cloud.
The iTunes Match
service, which Apple previewed last June at its annual developer conference, will debut in the U.S.
6) The iOS7.1 beta 2, according to Apple, should not take a long time to load a large iTunes Match