Apple Music in iTunes just got more enjoyable and easier to use

Fifteen months ago, Apple launched Apple Music, and more than 17 million subscribers are now using the service. But it hasn’t been without problems. The interface Apple offered in iTunes and in the iOS Music app was confusing, and it turned music listening into a chore.

Apple paid attention to users’ complaints, and has now released version 2 of Apple Music, to coincide with the release of iOS 10 and its updated Music app, and iTunes 12.5, which offers a number of tweaks and changes.

I’ve been using the new Apple Music for several weeks now, since it was made available to beta testers of Apple’s operating systems. It’s a solid upgrade, with lots of improvements to make the service easier to use, and it’s more enjoyable. Here’s how it works in iTunes, and we have a guide for the iOS app too.

Read the rest of the article on Macworld.

14 thoughts on “Apple Music in iTunes just got more enjoyable and easier to use

  1. “15 months ago, Apple Music launched… The interface in iTunes & the iOS Music app was confusing, and it turned music listening into a chore…”

    Why and how does a company that prides itself (supposedly) on ease of use make such a ham-fisted go at streaming music (it’s other supposed love)?

    It’s not good enough, and indicative of deeper creative conflicts at Apple, methinks.

  2. “15 months ago, Apple Music launched… The interface in iTunes & the iOS Music app was confusing, and it turned music listening into a chore…”

    Why and how does a company that prides itself (supposedly) on ease of use make such a ham-fisted go at streaming music (it’s other supposed love)?

    It’s not good enough, and indicative of deeper creative conflicts at Apple, methinks.

  3. “Apple Music in iTunes just got more enjoyable and easier to use”

    Whoopee!

    ps. Sorry Kirk, I couldn’t resist the poke….everytime I see the post headline I shudder..

    • There are a lot of people who want to use Apple Music. One cannot deny that it is an option for listening to music.

      • No denying that. Q is, why was it such a dogs dinner to begin with and have to be improved? It’s the sloppy work of a 3rd rate app designer.

  4. “Apple Music in iTunes just got more enjoyable and easier to use”

    Whoopee!

    ps. Sorry Kirk, I couldn’t resist the poke….everytime I see the post headline I shudder..

    • There are a lot of people who want to use Apple Music. One cannot deny that it is an option for listening to music.

      • No denying that. Q is, why was it such a dogs dinner to begin with and have to be improved? It’s the sloppy work of a 3rd rate app designer.

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