Apple Won’t Retire iTunes for Windows Anytime Soon
One of the changes announced by Apple at WWDC 2019 this week is the demise of the iTunes app, which would go away to make room for three dedicated apps called Apple Music, Apple Podcasts, and Apple TV.
This transition, however, will only happen on macOS, as the Windows version of iTunes will stick around for a little longer simply because the process of killing it off is too complex to happen overnight.
First of all, let’s see how the whole thing would take place on the Mac. In addition to Apple rolling out dedicated apps for music, podcasts, and TV, the company is also replacing the iPhone sync process that until now was powered by iTunes.
On the Mac, whenever you connect an iPhone, an iPad, or an iPod, you should now see a driver in Finder just like you’d plug in an external drive. Clicking this drive opens a UI that looks and feels… (read more)