iTunes, a digital media player introduced by Apple in 2001, is designed to enable users to perform many media-oriented tasks, such as import, play, and organize their music files, video files, photos, and podcasts. Available as a free download from
www.apple.com, iTunes also serves as an interface for Apple's portable digital media player, the iPod.
If you connect your computer to the Internet, iTunes serves as a conduit to Apple's iTunes Store, where digital content such as music, audio books, movies, television shows, music videos, and games are available for purchase. You can also access many audio and video podcasts free of charge from the iTunes Store.
Any content that you download or import into iTunes — for example, ...