With the purchase of Lala, the streaming music service Apple bought in late 2009, users will be able to stream high-quality iTunes Plus
versions of the songs, even if the user originally encoded the tracks as lower quality AAC or MP3 files.
So any music you've ripped from your CD collection using iTunes' default settings--along with any iTunes Plus
(DRM-free) songs you've purchased--can't be played via the FreeAgent Theater.
The company began offering 8 million of its songs in the new format, called iTunes Plus, on Jan.
Previously, only songs by artists signed to EMI were available in iTunes Plus. But Apple reports that the Universal Music Group, Sony BMG, and the Warner Music Group are now also on board.
A song from it, God By Another Name, became the first iTunes store free single of the week to be made available in the iTunes Plus
Apple's own new DRM-free service, iTunes Plus
, sells tracks for $1.29 each.
Apple confirmed that the John Lennon solo works will be available in iTunes Plus
as part of EMI Music's digital catalogue, offering DRM-free music tracks with 256kb/s AAC encoding for USD1.29 per song.
Yesterday Apple Inc announced the launch of iTunes Plus
, a new copy protection-free music download service featuring artists with EMI Group.
Apple yesterday launched its iTunes Plus
service which makes selected tracks compatible with virtually any MP3 player.
has been introduced by computer company Apple to its online iTunes Store, offering DRM-free music tracks featuring 256kb/s AAC encoding which is claimed to offer audio quality almost indistinguishable from the original recordings, for USD1.29 per song.
This week Apple Inc announced the launch of iTunes Plus
- a music download service featuring EMI artists.
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