Chapter . iTunes and iPod: Music and More

iTunes at a Glance

iTunes is your gateway to music, audiobooks, Internet radio programs, TV shows, movies, music videos, and much more.

With iTunes, you can create digital music files from your favorite audio CDs. You can buy and download music, videos, and more from the iTunes Store. You can create your own music mixes by creating playlists. And you can listen to your playlists on your Mac, burn them onto CDs, or transfer them to an iPod portable music player.

When iTunes debuted in 2001, it was a relatively simple digital music jukebox. Since then, iTunes has evolved into the computer industry’s leading gateway to digital media. In 2005, the iTunes Store was the seventh-ranked music retailer in the United ...

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