Apple Releases iTunes 12.5.1 With all-new Apple Music design

Apple on Tuesday released a new version of iTunes, iTunes 12.5.1, which is available for OS X El Capitan and macOS Sierra users. iTunes 12.5.1 introduces a new Apple Music design, bringing Apple Music on the desktop in line with Apple Music on mobile devices just ahead of the release of iOS 10.


Besides basic support for iOS 10, iTunes 12.5.1 offers several enhancements designed specifically for macOS Sierra, including support for Siri, which lets you play music using your voice. Picture-in-Picture, is also a new addition for this version of iTunes that allows you to play videos from iTunes and have them lot above your desktop in any corner of the screen.

Here’s what’s new:

“Now with an all-new Apple Music design which brings greater clarity and simplicity to every aspect of the experience. This update includes support for iOS 10. It also adds enhancements designed for macOS Sierra, including:

  • Siri. Play music from your Library and Apple Music using your voice. Just ask Siri.
  • Picture-in-Picture. Watch videos as you multitask and use different apps. Your video floats above your desktop in any corner of the screen

While iOS 10 is being introduced today with an all new Apple Music experience that focuses on a cleaner look and easier to use interface, macOS Sierra will not be released until next Tuesday, September 20.

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