Apple iTunes

Apple iTunes
  • Company Apple
  • Version 12
  • Platforms
  • License Freeware
  • Category Audio
3.7 / 5 (90 votes)

1. Main Features

  • Purchase music, movies, audiobooks, TV shows, and apps from the iTunes Store
  • Stream music through iTunes Radio
  • Sync all your iTunes purchases to each of your iCloud enabled devices
  • Share music between computers using Home Sharing

2. Software Overview

Apple iTunes is a free media player included on every Apple device. It enables you to purchase and organize your digital media and is one of the most popular media player applications.

In iTunes, you can download digital tracks, movies, movie rentals, TV shows, and apps from the iTunes Store. Another feature, called "iTunes Radio," allows you to stream music for free based on your favorite artists.

You can also play digital media you already own by importing your music and video into iTunes. Once imported, you can choose to organize your music by songs, albums, artists, genres, and custom playlists.

Whether you're a Windows or Mac user, Apple iTunes is a great media player. It features an easy-to-use interface that helps novice users quickly learn its functions. Casual and hardcore music fans will appreciate its wide selection of music. It boasts the largest music and video catalog available to download of any media player. And its iCloud synchronization allows your downloads to be readily available on all of your devices.

3. Supported File Types

Primary file extension:
.ITL - iTunes Library File
Other file extensions used by Apple iTunes:
# File Extension Name
1 .AA Audible Audio Book File
2 .AAC Advanced Audio Coding File
3 .AAX Audible Enhanced Audiobook File
4 .AIFC Compressed Audio Interchange File
5 .AIFF Audio Interchange File Format
6 .ALAC ALAC Encoded Audio File
7 .CDA CD Audio Track Shortcut
8 .CDDA CD Digital Audio File
9 .CDR Raw Audio CD Data
10 .CIDB iTunes CD Information File
11 .DTS DTS Encoded Audio File
12 .H264 H.264 Encoded Video File
13 .HKDB Apple iTunes Library File
14 .HVPL iTunes Visual Plug-in File
15 .IPCC iPhone Carrier Bundle
16 .IPSW iPod and iPhone Software Update File
17 .ITC iTunes Cover Flow Data File
18 .ITC2 iTunes Cover Flow Data File 2
19 .ITDB iTunes Database File
20 .ITE iTunes Extras File
21 .ITL iTunes Library File
22 .ITLP iTunes LP Album File
23 .ITLS iTunes Live Stream URL
24 .ITMS iTunes Music Store Link File
25 .ITPC iTunes Podcast Link File
26 .LRC Lyrics File
27 .M3U Media Playlist File
28 .M3U8 UTF-8 M3U Playlist File
29 .M4A MPEG-4 Audio File
30 .M4B MPEG-4 Audiobook File
31 .M4P iTunes Music Store Audio File
32 .M4R iPhone Ringtone File
33 .M4V iTunes Video File
34 .MDBACKUP iPhone Data Backup File
35 .MDDATA iPhone Backup File
36 .MDINFO iPhone Backup Information File
37 .MP1 MPEG-1 Layer 1 Audio File
38 .MP2 MPEG Layer II Compressed Audio File
39 .MP3 MP3 Audio File
40 .MP4.INFOVID Parrot AR Drone and Gyro Flyer Video
41 .MPA MPEG-2 Audio File
42 .MPEG MPEG Video
43 .MPEG MPEG Movie
44 .MPEG1 MPEG-1 Video File
45 .MPGA MPEG-1 Layer 3 Audio File
46 .MPU MPEG Layer 3 Audio File
47 .NVF Creative Labs NVF Audio File
48 .PCAST iTunes Podcast File
49 .PLS Multimedia Playlist File
50 .R Right Audio Channel File
51 .RBS MP3 Ringtone File
52 .RMP RealPlayer Metadata Package File
53 .SD2 Sound Designer II File
54 .SHSH iPhone/iPod Touch SHSH Blob File
55 .SIDN iTunes Authorization Data File
56 .WAV WAVE Audio File
57 .WAVE WAVE Sound File

Updated: February 8, 2016

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