iTunes 12: Rate Your Tunes with Stars or Hearts

If you’ve been browsing the iOS Music app, you’ll have noticed the ? rating buttons. Previously, iTunes offered ? ratings, but now offers both.

You can choose to use one or both of these in the General preferences. Choose iTunes > General, and check the Ratings menu. Take your pick:

Stars and loves

Here’s how they look in Songs view:

Stars and loves list view

You can also create smart playlists using the Love criterion:

Loved smart playlist