curious about iTunes Match

Discussion in 'Apple Music, Apple Pay, iCloud, Apple Services' started by nigelly, Sep 11, 2012.

  1. nigelly macrumors regular

    nigelly

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    So if I subscribe to itunes match, all my imported albums will be available on my idevices in full quality even if my songs were imported at a lower quality. My question is, will the full quality versions replace the poorer quality ones on my computer, and if i decide to cancel my subscription, would my full quality copies still remain on my computer and idevices? Because that right there would make it worth the $26 or however much it is
     
  2. daemondust macrumors newbie

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    Once they've been matched, delete them from your computer and re-download them.
     
  3. morphineseason macrumors regular

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    Songs are stored locally when you download them, so yes, you keep the higher quality track even without a subscription.
     
  4. Mal macrumors 603

    Mal

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    Yes, any matched songs will be 256kpbs AAC. Any uploaded songs will be whatever quality they were originally, of course.

    jW
     

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