Apple is shutting down iTunes which is the companies main content download and streaming service, Apple CEO, Tim Cook will unveil a spread of new features geared to move the company’s focus away from the iPhone starting Monday at the tech giant’s Worldwide Developers Conference.
iTunes is a media player, media library, Internet radio broadcaster, and mobile device management application. It is used to play, download, and organize digital multimedia files, including music and video, on personal computers running the macOS and Windows operating systems.
One of these changes is, Apple shutting down iTunes, which has served since 2001 as the home for users’ music, television and podcast libraries.
Going forward, three new desktop apps will be unveiled Music, TV, and Podcasts to house and manage the data. This will match the format already used on iPhones iPod, and iPads. for now, the faith of the iTunes store is yet unknown.
Other exciting announcements expected an increasing autonomy of the Apple Watch, which currently depends on iPhones to work, revamps to the Health and Reminders apps and a unified app strategy across all iOS devices.