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Take Control of iCloud, 3rd Edition by Joe Kissell

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Keep Your Media in Sync

iCloud has a pair of capabilities—automatic downloads and re-downloading previous purchases—that apply to media from the iTunes Store, apps from the iOS App Store and the Mac App Store, and books from the iBooks Store. Automatic downloads are available for music, books, and apps; re-downloading is available for all those plus movies and TV shows. Apple collectively calls these rather different features iTunes in the Cloud.

(Some geographical restrictions apply to various media types; Apple spells out the specifics in the support article iTunes in the Cloud, iTunes Match, and iTunes Radio availability.)

Note: Photos and podcasts are another matter; I cover them separately in Manage Your Photos and Keep Documents and App ...

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