Apple releases iTunes update for Mac and PC

Apple iOS 11 Applei Phone 2017Here’s When You Can Download Apple iOS 11 Mahita Gajanan2:45 PM ET

Apple iOS 11 Applei Phone 2017Here’s When You Can Download Apple iOS 11 Mahita Gajanan2:45 PM ET

Once users install version 12.7 they will no longer have access to the App Store from the desktop.

Also, redownloading ringtones can now be handled on-device, with iOS 11.

Apple has released iTunes 12.7 to all users, adding support for iOS 11 and Apple Music's new social sharing features. You'll find these changes in the new iTunes:Apps: Looking for your past iOS app downloads?

With the new iTunes, Apple has re-emphasized its primary use as a music app rather than a not-so-comprehensive counterpart to Google Play Store. Apple recommends you now use the respective apps on your iOS device to manage the removed items.

While you were watching new iPhones get introduced at Apple's big reveal on Tuesday, the company quietly revamped its signature desktop app for buying music, movies and TV.

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iTunes U: Collections of iTunes U content appear in the Podcasts section of iTunes. Seemingly, they're now going back to those earlier roots by removing apps from the latest version of iTunes. Once the registration is complete, open the beta website with Safari browser on your iPhone or iPad and follow the directions. You should not need to restart your Mac, unless you also chose to click the Update All button, which installs any other OS updates available.

Downloading and installing iTunes 12.7 should only take a few minutes, but this will depend on the user's internet speed.

Click on the Download button at the top.

Apple's iOS 11 will include an updated version of the App Store. If you already have Kodi running on your iOS device then you know how to do this. It is debatable whether it is a right step by the company to remove the App Store from the iTunes app as more options are usually preferred by us as users.

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