Among the novelties of the version 5 of iTunes a new search bar to make it easier to find the chosen songs, the possibility of organizing your own playlists, when these grow in number in folders organized by genres, listener or any preferred classification. Smart Shuffle feature that allows users to dose the randomness of the randomly chosen songs favoring an artist or a specific album. It is important for users of the Windows version to be able to synchronize contacts and calendars from various versions of Outlook directly into their iPod , features that Mac users have had through Address Book and iCal for a long time.
The iTunes Music Store now also has access control features for minors so that parents can inhibit access to unsuitable content. Album reviews have been introduced.
With over 2 million songs, the iTunes Music Store is the largest music catalog in the world.
iTunes 5.0 available immediately for download via software update or from this page.
When installing the software, an additional driver to support mobile phones is probably loaded on the hard disk, probably designed to transfer songs managed by iTunes to the Motorola ROKR phone or to other models that will follow.
iTunes 5 requires Mac OS X version 10.2.8 or later (Mac OS X version 10.4.2 or later is recommended).
Below you see the new look of the windows from which the "scratched metal" look disappeared in favor of a background in line with the aesthetics of the new iPod nano.