The software iTunes 11 is more than just audio player developed by Apple. Media Jukebox, gateway to the cloud iCloud or to your musiciTunes Match , podcast aggregator, strong presence in the iTunes Store: the 11th version of iTunes has also undergone a facelift cosmetic result. It is also the Apple software must synchronize the contents of the iPhone, iPad or iPod with its music and videos.
For this new version of iTunes, Apple's teams did not hesitate to re-examine in depth the GUI of this media hub.Sidebar disappears and gives way to a very discreet drop-down menu to the left of the screen. One thing is certain: it is closer and more Music app for iPad.
Several views are available in the "Music" menu. The more successful, "Album" tab, is a showcase for CD covers part. When you click on one of the pockets of iTunes, the background color changes to better fit to the disc jacket. A real success!
We also discover the new iTunes Mini Player, a small bar where reading is displayed all the important information. Another good point which greatly facilitates daily use: it is now possible to select a song and play it after the current one.
Ping was one of the biggest flops in the history of Apple. Today, the Apple brand renews the experience of social networks but this time in alliance with Facebook . From your account, it is now possible to see how many of your friends "Like" the new album from Alicia Keys.
Increasingly connected to the App Store, iTunes 11 64-bit resets the counters in terms of social sharing and opens its doors to the giant Facebook. More than an update, we are witnessing a paradigm shift in the GUI.