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Original poster
Sep 10, 2015
Will the iTunes Store eventually change to Apple Music ? Of course u can still buy music but this may happen what u guys think ? Every one seems to point to Apple Music some people don't even say iTunes Store


macrumors 6502a
Dec 2, 2014
Don't think so maybe where you live that is the case but here in Western Europe, Apple Music isn't that popular or maybe not as much as iTunes. iTunes is still a big name and this will stay I suppose till Apple shifts more towards Apple Music. Also iTunes is more then Music it's also movies, podcast, books, apps,....


macrumors 6502
Aug 27, 2008
Stockton NJ
I think part of the issue is that there is a significant amount of product that is available in iTunes, but not available for Apple Music streaming. I think that the catalogues are labeled, maintained and accessed separately to help hide that fact. Otherwise, a combined catalogue would make complete sense, allowing you to stream and directly purchase music from the same interface.

I wonder if they are also maintained as separate products to accommodate and profit from parents who prevent children from making iTunes store purchases, but may otherwise allow free access of the AM streaming service.


macrumors P6
Mar 21, 2011
Australia, Perth
Personally, i'd like to see the day when Apple music and iTunes store are "one" (so to speak)

in a sense u have to add music from different sections of itunes because their different catalogs...

Keep them as separate catalogs, but on the iTunes store product view of the album/song etc... also include a "Add to Playlist" (when u'r a Apple music subscriber) and in addition have multiple views... aka one view be playlist, and another view can be iTunes store (kind of like split view on iOS9), since u cannot have two separate windows open to switch.
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