Software : Apple : iTunes

Apple iTunes

(as of 8/31/2015)

Software Overview

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

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.

Supported File Types

Primary file extension

.ITL – iTunes Library File

Other file extensions used by Apple iTunes 12

Supported File Types
.AACAdvanced Audio Coding File
.AAXAudible Enhanced Audiobook File
.AIFAudio Interchange File Format
.AIFCCompressed Audio Interchange File
.AIFFAudio Interchange File Format
.ALACALAC Encoded Audio File
.CDACD Audio Track Shortcut
.CDDACD Digital Audio File
.CIDBiTunes CD Information File
.ITCiTunes Cover Flow Data File
.ITDBiTunes Database File
.M4AMPEG-4 Audio File
.M4BMPEG-4 Audiobook File
.M4PiTunes Music Store Audio File
.M4ViTunes Video File
.MP1MPEG-1 Layer 1 Audio File
.MP2MPEG Layer II Compressed Audio File
.MP3MP3 Audio File
.MP4MPEG-4 Video File
.PCASTiTunes Podcast File
Additional Related File Formats
.DTSDTS Encoded Audio File
.H264H.264 Encoded Video File
.HKDBApple iTunes Library File
.HVPLiTunes Visual Plug-in File
.IPAiOS Application
.IPGiPod Game File
.ITCiTunes Cover Flow Data File
.ITC2iTunes Cover Flow Data File 2
.ITEiTunes Extras File
.ITMSiTunes Music Store Link File
.MPAMPEG-2 Audio File
.SD2Sound Designer II File
.SIDBiTunes Authorization Data File
.SIDDiTunes Authorization Data File
.SIDNiTunes Authorization Data File
.WAVEWAVE Sound File

Updated: August 31, 2015