iTunes Match


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iTunes Match

A music locker service from Apple that lets iTunes users stream or download their music from iCloud to their devices. Introduced in 2011, users do not have to upload their music. Apple gives credit for all the music files it finds in the user's iTunes library no matter how they were obtained. Only titles that Apple does not own have to be uploaded. In addition, the music may be downloaded in a higher resolution than the one the user actually owns.

iTunes Match and Apple Music
Introduced in 2015, Apple Music includes a similar service. Any songs that are not in the Apple Music catalog are downloadable but cannot be streamed to the user's device. See Apple Music, iTunes Radio, online music service and iTunes.
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The previous version of iTunes Match used less accurate metadata to match songs between users' existing iTunes libraries and their Apple Music accounts.
Online storage You can use services such as Google Photos to store pictures, Dropbox to store documents and Apple's iTunes Match to store your music.
This won't work properly if you have iTunes Match enabled.
Record labels and music publishers reached a deal with online music sellers on proposed royalty rates for five services, including online lockers such as Amazon's Cloud Drive and Apple's iTunes Match.
Genius Mixes and Genius playlists for iTunes Match subscribers
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.
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.